Asking party leaders to gird up their loins to counter "communal forces" in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday directed them to go closer to workers at the grassroots level and prepare a roadmap to retain power in the state.
Reacting to reports of HRD Ministry suggesting IITs to explore the possibility of having a separate eating space for vegetarian students, NSUI on Sunday asked the government to refrain from "food policing" and "communalising" education system in the country.
Buoyed by his party`s victory, with the support of RJD and Congress in the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Bihar, JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar today said that this was the start of coming together of "secular forces" against the BJP.
Appealing to voters to shun communal forces in Lok Sabha polls, film producer Mahesh Bhatt on Friday said BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should be defeated as he was a "communal" leader.
Lok Sabha Polls 2014 — Bharatiya Janata Party`s Giriraj Singh came under attack on Monday from Muslim clerics who took strong offence to the Bihar leader questioning loyalty of certain sections of the society and taunting them to `support Narendra Modi or leave for Pakistan`.
Accusing Narendra Modi of provoking communal sentiments by referring to Lord Krishna and cows during a rally in Bihar, Congress on Friday complained to the Election Commission, saying he had violated the Model Code of Conduct and an FIR be registered against him.
Lashing out at Congress for trying to communalise politics to get Muslim votes in view of the growing popularity of BJP`s Narendra Modi, former IPS officer Farooq Khan said Muslims cannot be deceived now as the slogan "Muslim for Modi, Modi for Muslim" was gaining popularity among them.
Claiming that anointment of Narendra Modi as BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate would not impact Rajasthan assembly election, the state Congress chief on Saturday said he is a "communal" face and will not be acceptable to people.