An indignant Mevani hit back saying he would sue the BJP leader for defamation and alleged that in the backdrop of the "silence" of the ruling BJP in Gujarat, during the anti-migrant violence, Giriraj's outbursts were tantamount to "ulta chor kotwal ko daante".
Singh, who has been at odds with the party over being denied ticket from his old bastion Nawada, had on Monday accused the party's state leadership of letting him down by "violating" his self-respect. Singh had won from Nawada in 2014.
2019 Lok Sabha elections: One of Hindutva’s poster boys, Giriraj Singh is more upset with his own party because ally LJP, which has been given the Nawada seat as part of the NDA seat-sharing arrangement, was ready to leave the seat for him.
TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday called Banerjee "today's Jhansi ki Rani" and warned the BJP government that like the brave queen, the TMC chief would not be cowed down by "attacks" as the people were with her party.
As war of words continue between political leaders this election season, Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called Narendra Modi a big fool and a donkey. Here is a look at other newsmakers and the headline hunters.
How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.