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BJP leader Ashok Sahu arrested for his communal speech

BJP leader Ashok Sahu arrested for his communal speech

BJP now calls Manmohan Singh a ‘night watchman’

BJP spokesman Ravi Shankar PrasadKochi (Kerala), Apr 13: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday called Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh a `night watchman' who was making way for the next PM.

"Manmohan Singh is acting as a night watchman paving way for the member of Nehru-Gandhi family to the Prime Minister seat. He will have to vacate once the Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi gets prepared himself for the post of PM," Prasad told reporters here.

Prasad blamed the Prime Minister for price rise and unemployment problem.

Congress demands counter apology from BJP

Congress PartyNew Delhi/ Patna/ Ranchi: The Congress Party on Monday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to tender apologies for the Babri mosque demolition and communal statements made by its leaders.

Reacting to BJP leader L K Advani''s demand for an apology from Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her critical remarks on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said, "Advani should begin by seeking an apology for Babri; he has to seek an apology for keeping quiet during Varun Gandhi''s reprehensive divisive speech, Praveen Togadia, Vinay Katyals and Narendra Modi have to seek apology."

Sonia should apologise: Advani

Sonia, AdvaniThiruvanthapuram, Apr 13 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Monday asked Congress President Sonia Gandhi to apologise for her critical remarks on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in a recent election meeting in Jharkhand.

Addressing a press conference here, Advani said that he was shocked to hear Gandhi''s statement that, "we are in greater danger from people inside than from foreign terrorists entering India".

Although Sonia Gandhi did not particularly mention a party''s name, Advani said it "substantially accuses us and the comments were clear".

Congress slams Advani for repeatedly criticizing Manmohan

Congress leader and Minister of State for External Affaires, Anand SharmaNew Delhi, Apr 12 : Congress leader and Minister of State for External Affaires, Anand Sharma, on Sunday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani for repeatedly criticizing Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

He further said Advani's own record as Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister had been a disaster.

Case against BJP’s Kandhamal candidate for making hate-speech

Case against BJP’s Kandhamal candidate for making hate-speechBhubaneswar, Apr. 11 : A case has been registered against the BJP candidate for Orissa''s Kandhamal seat, Ashok Sahu, for allegedly delivering an inflammatory speech at a public meeting.

"We have registered a case against Sahu. The matter is under investigation," District Superintendent of Police, S. Praveen Kumar, said.

On April 5, Sahu reportedly made a hate speech at a public meeting at Raikia town, in which he accused the church of indulging in conversion.

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