New Delhi: Sharad Pawar is at the receiving end of late Congress veteran Arjun Singh who has accused him of being flip-flop, unreliable and fickle and wondered when the "final rupture" would take place between him and the Congress.
Singh's criticism and his unfavourable assessment of the NCP chief has been made in the late leader's soon-to-be released autobiography "A Grain of Sand in the Hourglass of Time" being brought out by Hay House India.
The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, who was Pawar's colleague in the Narasimha Rao cabinet and later, has attacked him for raising the foreign origin issue of Sonia Gandhi and his subsequent hobnobbing with Congress.
In the book, Singh has said that he had warned Rajiv Gandhi in 1986 against re-admission of Pawar in the Congress saying his "history was not at all inspiring" and he could again ditch the party any day....more
01:26 PM, Jul 04, 2012
New Delhi: Why should the Congress party be hitched to the Nehru-Gandhi family like train compartments to the engine was how the late PV Narasimha Rao reacted to the suggestion that Sonia Gandhi be made the Congress chief after the assassination of her husband Rajiv Gandhi in May, 1991. This has been stated by veteran Congressman Arjun Singh in his soon-to-be-released posthumous autobiography, 'A Grain of Sand in the Hourglass...
01:05 PM, Jul 03, 2012