Samajwadi Party Thursday cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi against China's "policy" of pushing troops and holding talks at the same time and said it was time New Delhi used force to push back Chinese troops which have entered Indian territory.
Claiming that communal issues like 'Love Jihad' failed to fetch votes for BJP in the assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday said people preferred harmony while voting for SP candidates.
BJP suffered a jolt in Rajasthan winning just one of the four seats and was losing ground in Uttar Pradesh where Samajwadi Party(SP) was ahead during counting of votes in the bypolls Tuesday exactly four months after it swept the two states in Lok Sabha elections.
As Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a jolt in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh during counting of votes in the bypolls, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal took a jibe at the party, saying Narendra Modi wave is over.
The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to retain the Lucknow east assembly seat even as the ruling Samajwadi Party on Tuesday established an early lead in eight of the 11 UP assembly seats where bypolls were held.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that he was thankful to the people of his state for rejecting Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) communal policies and for voting in favour of the ideology of the Samajwadi Party.
Commenting on the bypolls' trends in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Tuesday said that people have given a befitting reply to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for trying to create communal tensions in the state.