WAR OF WORDS
“We had put Pakistan into a ‘small cage’ after 26/11, PM single-handedly destroyed six years of our work by having tea with Pakistan PM… He gifted them [Pakistan] a status and put them out of the cage we had put them in. He disrespected the national flag, the oath, those who died in Mumbai.”
RAHUL GANDHI, Congress
vice-president, in Lok Sabha
“The UPA model of governance was that if a person outside the family is the Prime Minister, he should be reduced to being a figurehead. Given a choice between a ‘hands-on’ Prime Minister and a ‘nominal’ head, I would unhesitatingly choose the former.”
ARUN JAITLEY, finance
minister, in a Facebook post
SONIA DEFENDS PC ON ISHRAT AFFIDAVIT Congress chief Sonia Gandhi defended ex-home minister P Chidambaram in a controversy over whether he had asked investigators to hide the identity of Ishrat Jahan as a terrorist.
Rahul Gandhi outside the Parliament on Wednesday.