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Taking a jibe at the opposition parties, the Prime Minister asked why should anyone feel bad if the country improved "ease of doing business" rating.

Amid continuing chaos and more than 90 minutes of deafening opposition protest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit out at the Congress, accusing the party of dividing India in 1947.

Ripping apart the congress on various issues, he termed them a poor looser, who wanted another chance after being bowled out. As Modi began his speech, it was clear that he wasn't going to be timid with his words, and he trashed the Congress party, as well as the Gandhi family as he continued to speak to the people in attendance. The key question remains whether a heterogeneous mix of parties can work under a single leader like Congress president Rahul Gandhi. "But today, the is in government, Modi is the Prime Minister, not opposition", the President said. "Here (in Parliament) you have to give answers and not ask questions to the country instead", he said. "If he would have spoken this outside Parliament then there would had been a case against him according to law", she told reporters.

"Attacking the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre, former Congress chief said, "It has been nearly four years since this government (BJP) came to power, this has been a period in which institutions which have come under systematic assault-Parliament itself, judiciary, media and civil society". He said, "While bifurcating the state of Andhra Pradesh and creating Telangana, the Congress hastened up, as a result of which the state is still reeling from problems even after four years of the division".

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"He (the prime minister) has made a personal comment which denigrates the status of women. Let there be no doubt about that", Sonia said in Congress Parliamentary Party meeting. The upcoming elections in Karnataka - the only major stated being ruled by the Congress, apart from Punjab - would underline the party's resurgence if succeeds to keep away the BJP from the southern state.

Sonia, who is also the mother of the incumbent President, lashed out at the Narendra Modi government for engaging in "maximum publicity, minimum government" and "maximum marketing, minimum delivery".

It also shows the complete disregard that the BJP and particularly PM Modi has for the progress India has made in the past seven decades.