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Corrupt will continue to fear me: Modi

NEW DELHI: Asserting that his government has reined in corruption to a perfect extent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mentioned those that have looted the country would continue to be scared of him.

In a 100-minute speech in Lok Sabha, he introduced a stinging attack on the Congress, accusing its successive governments of indulging in corruption and harbouring the corrupt.

"I guarantee you, those that have looted the country will continue to be scared of Narendra Modi," the PM mentioned as he vowed to come down arduous on those indulging in corruption and expressed self belief that his government will return to energy within the coming general elections.

Referring to the Commonwealth Games of 2010, Modi mentioned whilst the players had been operating arduous to win medals for India, the development was a chance for a couple of within the Congress "to boost personal wealth".

He additionally mentioned the extradition of one of the crucial accused within the AgustaWestland helicopter deal was giving jitters to many within the opposition as "razdars' (those that stay secrets) had been returning and will spill the beans.

He alleged that all over the former UPA regime, there have been instances when folks availed loans from banks following telephone calls from higher usain the government.

"The telephone banking of the UPA did wonders for the buddies of their leaders. Due to such favouritism, our banking machine witnessed many problems," the PM mentioned in his reply to the movement of due to the president's address.

Referring to the motion taken towards 1000's of NGOs who have been getting foreign funding but no longer utilising them correctly, Modi mentioned the NDA government has utterly overhauled the method of foreign funding.

"We sought transparency within the process, but about 20,000 such organisations had to shut down. Why was such money allowed to come in with out duty.

"The tried to influence decision-making process as well as judiciary," he mentioned, and warned of motion towards extra such entities.

He additionally attacked the Congress over worth upward push all over its tenure.

"Price rise and Congress are a team. When Congress comes, so does price-rise. The NDA government has worked to keep prices under check," he mentioned.

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