RANDEEP SURJEWALA

  • Congress targets Modi government over inflation July 4, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala targeted Narendra Modi government over inflation. "Respected Narendra Modi came to power on the promise of reducing prices. Now in 30 days, they are giving reasons like population," he said. ...
  • Modi, Kejriwal political opportunists, outsiders: Congress May 10, 2014

    Congress leader Randeep Surjewala hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal by calling them outsiders and political opportunists.He asked, "Will Mr Modi and BJP reply what they have till now done for Banaras. People of Banaras gave them their mandate for so many...
  • Adani made huge profits under Modi rule, asserts Surjewala April 28, 2014

    Even as the Adani Group chief Gautam Adani refuted allegations of reaping benefits in land deals under Modi rule in Gujarat, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala asserted that the industrialist and his empire had benefited from the proximity to Modi. ...
  • Congress questions Modi on alleged 'hawala' kingpin April 28, 2014

    The Congress on Monday targeted BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, questioning his links with an alleged "hawala kingpin" whose house and office in Surat were searched by the Enforcement Directorate last month. Congress party spokesman Randeep Surjewala alleged that the "hawala kingpin" was a "wellknown BJP supporter and protege of...
  • Modi's links with hawala operator raises serious questions: Congress April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Stepping up the attack on BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, the Congress on Monday said that the BJP leader's covert relationship with one of the Hawala operator raises serious questions about him and his party. "BJP and Narendra Modi must answer about having links with hawala operator, Afroz...
  • Congress demands 'immediate action' against Amit Shah, asks why SP, EC were 'shying away' in the matter April 9, 2014

    Stepping up pressure against BJP over alleged hate remarks of Amit Shah and Vasundhara Raje, Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate action against them wondering why the Uttar Pradesh government and the Election Commission were "shying away" in the matter. "Why the Samajwadi Party government and the Election Commission are shying away...
  • BJP wants to make people fight, doesn't need a manifesto: Congress April 5, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that BJP does not require a manifesto as Amit Shah's language shows that BJP wants to instill feelings of revenge and make people fight. ...
  • Khurshid comes under fire over comments on SC, EC March 13, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's comments in London in which he is said to have questioned the role of Supreme Court and Election Commission have drawn flak in various quarters. Reacting to the issue, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the comments had been made out of desperation. "Khurshid's diatribe against Election...
  • Congress defends Rahul's 'Hitler' jibe at Modi March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In light of Rahul Gandhi's remarks comparing Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler, Congress on Wednesday suggested it would be foolhardy not to hold the Gujarat Chief Minister responsible for the 2002 riots, which saw the killing of some 3,000 people, allegedly as part of a "planned conspiracy". "As many...
  • BJP looking to shutdown welfare schemes, says Congress January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitting out at BJP over remarks by one of its leaders that the rural job scheme had made people "impotent" and not interested to work, Congress on Wednesday sought an apology from the Opposition party saying that the comments reflected its mindset of shutting down all welfare measures. At...
  • IAC protesters were mostly sacked Maruti workers: Haryana minister October 22, 2012

    Chandigarh: Haryana Parliamentary Affairs Minister Randeep Surjewala on Monday claimed that the India Against Corruption (IAC) workers who protested outside the Delhi residence of Lok Sabha MP Deepender Hooda were "mostly workers dismissed by Maruti Udyog" following the recent violence at Manesar. "The action of the protesters breaking police barriers and...