UPA government has failed on all fronts - BJP

Updated on May 23, 2007 05:55 AM IST
The party describes the government as "directionless" and lacking in credibility, confidence and cohesion.
HT Image
HT Image
IANS | By, New Delhi

The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday attacked the three-year old United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for having "failed on all fronts".

As the UPA completed three years in power, BJP president Rajnath Singh and Leader of Opposition LK Advani said the government had failed to deliver on all fronts, especially internal security, food security, employment and corruption and described it as "directionless".

"I have seen the performance of every government at the centre since Independence. But I have not seen a government that is so utterly lacking in credibility, confidence and cohesion," Advani said in a statement.

Demanding its immediate dismissal, Advani pointed to major areas in which he alleged the UPA government's performance was disastrous, including soaring inflation, farmers' suicides, internal security, lack of decision on hanging parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal, move for communal census in the armed forces, the Indo-US nuclear deal and infiltration from Bangladesh.

Close Story

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • Here’s a quick guide to hill stations you can visit over the extended weekend (Photos: Instagram)

    Weekend getaway guide: Every mountain top is within reach

    For those hoping for some relief from their daily chores, chaotic city life, and stressful workplace, we bring you a range of places nearby to explore over the extended weekend: Kasauli Located just 58km from Chandigarh, this hilly cantonment town is an ideal location for a weekend getaway. All thanks to its grand Victorian buildings, quaint nature trails, and stunning viewpoints, including Christ Church, Central Research Institute, Monkey Temple, and Sunset Point.

  • Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurating 35 ANM training centers during a function at his official residence, in Lucknow on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

    Trained workforce is backbone of health care services: CM

    “Trained workforce like nursing and paramedical personnel is the backbone of healthcare services. During the Covid pandemic, the utility of paramedical staff was known when ANM, ASHA workers went door to door, serving people with utmost sincerity and commitment without worrying about getting infected,” said chief minister Yogi Adityanath. He said people become vulnerable to diabetes due to hypertension and irregularity in diet.

  • Woman clicks link on PAN card update, frauds debit <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.24L

    Woman clicks link on PAN card update, frauds debit 1.24L

    Mumbai: A 37-year-old teacher from Andheri was duped of 1.24 lakh on Tuesday after shThe victim, Urvashi Phetiyalicked a link received on SMS for updating her PAN (Permanent Account Number) card. The victim, Urvashi Phetiya, informed the police that the SMS also contained a link to her bank account. The woman then received a call from her bank asking, if she had made the transactions. The woman then approached the police and reported the fraud.

  • ICG airlifts 10 fishermen from stranded boat off Murud-Janjira coast

    ICG airlifts 10 fishermen from stranded boat off Murud-Janjira coast

    As many as 10 fishermen who were stranded in a fishing boat at Murud-Janjira were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard and Raigad police on Wednesday. The fishermen aged between 28 and 33 years, left Veravan port in Gujarat on August 6 for fishing and came towards Raigad. The fishing boat had started drifting due to rough weather. The fishermen contacted the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Mumbai for help around 6pm on Tuesday.

  • Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar with Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath again at Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday. (ANI)

    Bihar’s Grand Alliance targets assembly speaker, says it’s a pre-emptive strike

    Legislators of the Grand Alliance (GA) have sent a notice for removal of Bihar assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, soon after Nitish Kumar met the governor on Tuesday and stepped down as the chief minister of the National Democratic Alliance government, senior Janata Dal United leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said.

Story Saved
Saved Articles
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now