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"BJP was left with no choice but to go to the people as it is the biggest forum for us", Shah said during a sit-in at Hubli in Karnataka, where he is campaigning ahead of the upcoming elections. "Where are other prominent women leaders of the BJP who were sloganeering on "Bahut hua nari par war" during the UPA?" he asked, adding that some of them were giving us homilies of not politicising these things", he added.

Jammu and Kashmir [India], Apr. 13 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minister, Lal Singh, who had tendered his resignation as the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Forest Minister earlier today, issued clarification for the situation, saying that a negative perception was created by the J&K media, after which deemed it fit to resign.

The men the police have arrested include a retired government official, four police officers and a minor - all of them belong to a local Hindu community that has been involved in a land dispute with the Muslim nomads.

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year old girl has sparked outrage and anger across India.

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Some people have also used the hashtag #Unnao to highlight another rape case in which a lawmaker is accused of raping a 16-year-old in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. "Also, I would like to say it on record that the Jammu Bar Association President (B.S.) Slathiaji was the polling agent of Ghulam Nabi Azadji", Lekhi said. "They are not showing you the direction the country is going in", Shah said amid cheers from hundreds of party workers.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Kathua victim's family "should get justice". "They were secular then, but the BJP has vitiated the atmosphere so badly in Jammu and Kashmir that these individuals have now turned communal", Azad said. The state government has taken action against the erring doctors and they have been suspended.

Referring to MLA Sengar, he said, "Being an MLA, it would have been still acceptable if he had committed thievery, but rape, and that too of a teenage girl is despicable".

The residents of Rasana village had also migrated to Hiranagar as a protest and blocked a road against the PDP-BJP government alleging harassment.

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