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BJP demands apology from Digvijay for remarks defaming temples, Hindu sages

Hyderabad, Sep 17 (UNI) Telangana state BJP unit on Tuesday strongly condemns the statements made by senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh against defaming temples and Hindi sages.
In a statement, BJP Chief Spokesperson K Krishna Saagar Rao said Digvijay remarks were blasphemous and insulting Hindus. There has been a consistent pattern by many Congress leaders in insulting Hindus over the years.

''We demand condemnation of this statement and unconditional apology by Congress party president Sonia Gandhi'', he further said.
''We also demand and wish to know, what action would Congress initiate on Digvijay Singh by the party president'' , he added.
Digvijaya Singh, at a press conference of saints in Bhopal, has passed an objectionable remark stating that ''rapes are happening inside temples'' and that people wearing saffron robes were ''defaming Hindu religion''.
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Congress winds up campaigning in Telangana's Huzurnagar

19 Oct 2019 | 9:54 PM

Huzurnagar, Oct 19 (UNI) Congress party on Saturday displayed a massive and impressive show of strength on the last day of campaign for Huzurnagar by-elections.

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Gov't taking steps to promote cultural heritage of Andhra Pradesh: Minister Kannababu

19 Oct 2019 | 9:45 PM

Kakinada, Oct 19 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Minister for Agriculture and cooperation Kurasala Kannababu on Saturday said that the government was making all efforts to promote cultural heritage of the state and to revive the past glory.

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Police seize tourist van used for PNB heist in TN

19 Oct 2019 | 9:10 PM

Tiruchirapalli, Oct 19 (UNI) The special police team probing the daring burglary at Punjab National Bank (PNB) here, seized a tourist van allegedly used for committing the offence from Madurai district on Saturday.

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Tomato purchase resumes after CM orders

Tomato purchase resumes after CM orders

19 Oct 2019 | 8:55 PM

Amaravati, Oct 19 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed the official concerned to resume the purchase of tomato produce from the farmers.

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Modi is running a 'fascist' govt: Siddaramaiah

Modi is running a 'fascist' govt: Siddaramaiah

19 Oct 2019 | 8:47 PM

Mysuru, Oct 19 (UNI) Comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Germany's Adolf Hitler, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramah on Saturday alleged that there is no difference between the two in telling the lies.

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