Launching a blistering attack on NCP Chief Sharad Pawar and former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in their family's bastion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said politicians who poke fun at people seeking water have no moral right to ask for votes.
MLAs and MLCs of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday started a two-day sit in protest in front of Uttar Pradesh Assembly against what they called poor law and order situation, power crisis and continuing cow slaughter in the state.
Cracks have surfaced in the BJP-HJC alliance in Haryana post LS polls, with demands from certain sections in Bhartiya Janta Party`s state unit to either rework the tie-up or go it alone in assembly election.
As the first UP Assembly session starts on Thursday, opposition parties have geared up to question the Akhilesh Yadav led government on various issues including power crisis, women safety and the deteriorating law and order situation.
In a bid to canvas for BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, a Gujarat-based fan club launched several merchandise here on Friday, including an animation film and a theme song on Narendra Modi.
Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi emerged as the preferred choice for the PM`s post, whereas Aam Aadmi Party`s Arvind Kejriwal and Congress` Rahul Gandhi emerged second in the states of Delhi and Haryana respectively in a pre-poll survey conducted by Zee Media Corp commissioned through Taleem Research Foundation.
Lashing out at BJP for anointing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, the CPI(M) on Sunday alleged that the party wants to "polarise the country on communal lines" in a bid to win the 2014 General Elections.