Congress must sack leader for statement on Kathua probe - BJP

Questions would be raised and there must be some justification in the people's demand, Mir said, wondering if the probe was aimed at making some political points. "For us, Mr Modi has to present the candidate to the voters as this will send a different message to them", said a senior leader, recalling that the last time Mr Modi addressed rallies, he coined two catchy phrases, "Ten percent sarkar" and Seeda Rupaiah (instead of Siddaramaiah) government" to drive home his charge that the Congress government in the state was corrupt. We want to ask Rahulji, our two ministers had resigned for joining the rallies in support of the rape accused. "Pointing fingers at others but protecting people who do the same - this is the Congress' character".

Jammu Bar president Bupinder Salathia, who is heading the agitation and supporting the Hindu Ekta Manch, was the chief polling agent of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in the 2014 elections.

Addressing reporters, former Union Minister Kumari Selja also charged the Prime Minister with doing politics over the legacy of the Dalit icon. "He should apologize to nation".

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Reacting to Congress leader Dinesh Gundurao's comment that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should be beaten with slippers, Javadekar said the BJP condemned such remarks and claimed that the opposition party was making provocative statements and trying to incite violence as it was afraid of losing the May 12 Karnakata Assembly polls.

Anguished over the tussle between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps within the CPI (M), an All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) leader has suggested that a worker-farmer alliance and a Left and democratic front should unite all the secular and democratic forces in the country, including the Congress, to defeat the BJP. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability, and data of the text.

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