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Rahul Gandhi Accuses Modi Government of Ignoring Plight of Youth, Farmers

Citing official data, Rahul Gandhi said that in India only 450 youths get jobs every day while in China, 50,000 people get employed every 24 hours

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is visiting the poll-bound state of Madhya Pradesh, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the plight of youth and farmers in the country.

Addressing a rally on Friday in Ganj Basoda, Gandhi said Modi has failed to fulfil his promise of giving jobs to two crore youths and ensuring remunerative prices to farmers for their produce.

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Modi government ignored plight of youth, farmers: Rahul.

Citing official data, Rahul Gandhi said that in India only 450 youths get jobs every day while in China, 50,000 people get employed every 24 hours.

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He said the government is working for industrialists only and does not care about the youth or the farmers. He claimed that the government waived off loans amounting to Rs 3 lakh crore of 15 industrialists but did not give any such relief to the farmers.  (IANS)

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Modi’s ‘Rafale Fear’ Behind Plum Post Offer to Sikri: Rahul Gandhi

Reacting to the development, Rahul Gandhi tweeted: "When the scales of justice are tampered with, anarchy reigns."

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with destroying key institutions to cover up the “Rafale scam” following reports of Supreme Court judge A.K. Sikri, who sided with the government to remove CBI Director Alok Verma, being nominated to the Commonwealth Tribunal.

According to sources, Justice Sikri was nominated by the Modi government to the prestigious post of President/ Member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).

CSAT is the final adjudicator of disputes arising out of contracts entered into by or on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat. After reports of his nomination emerged, Justice Sikri declined his “consent” for the post.

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Modi’s ‘Rafale fear’ behind plum post offer to Sikri: Rahul.

Reacting to the development, Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “When the scales of justice are tampered with, anarchy reigns.”

“This Prime Minister will stop at nothing, stoop to anything and destroy everything, to cover up the Rafale Scam. He’s driven by fear. It’s this fear that is making him corrupt and destroy key institutions,” said Gandhi tagging a media report about the post-retirement offer to the Supreme Court judge.

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Sikri was part of the Selection Committee including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge that on Thursday decided 2:1 to remove CBI chief Verma from the post. Kharge gave a dissenting note and opposed Verma’s ouster. (IANS)