Tag: Anand Sharma

Rafale procurement necessary to reinforce India's combat aircraft strength: Ex-IAF Chief

Kolkata: Pointing out that the combat aircraft strength of Indian Air Force has gone down in recent years due to obsolescence, former IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Arup Raha on Wednesday said the political parties in the country should sort out the ongoing disputes over the Rafale fighter jet deal so that the procurement […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Modi should stop dramatising poverty: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress continued to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his speeches in Lucknow last week, saying he should “stop dramatising” poverty. Congress leader Anand Sharma told reporters here that speaking was part of Modi’s DNA and if he does not give speeches, “it probably can affect his health”. Noting Modi shapes his […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sharma urges SC to recall Rafale judgement, issue contempt of court notice to govt

New Delhi:Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma Sunday urged the Supreme Court to recall its Rafale judgement and issue contempt of court and perjury notices to the government, alleging the Centre had provided false information to the apex court. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here, Sharma also alleged that the government was guility […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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AAP's decision on FDI in retail irresponsible: Sharma

Terming the Delhi government's decision to disallow FDI in multi-brand retailing as "abrupt, irresponsible and ill-considered," India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said India is not a banana republic where policy decisions can be reversed

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Truth shall prevail, CAG report on Rafale reaffirms dictum: Jaitley

New Delhi: Soon after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tabled its report on the Rafale fighter jet deal with France in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday took a swipe at the Opposition parties saying that “truth shall prevail” and the report reaffirms the dictum. “Satyameva Jayate – the truth shall […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Centre should release MoM of Rafale deal: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded that the Centre make public the minutes of the meeting (MoM) between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former French President Francois Hollande, which culminated in the Rafale fighter aircraft deal. “The draft of the joint statement of the Indian Prime Minister and the French President did not have […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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Congress calls Kovind's speech 'hollow, uninspiring'

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday described President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech in Parliament as “hollow” and “uninspiring”. Addressing the media, party leader Anand Sharma and Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said Kovind’s address to the joint session of Parliament was just a repetition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021