In a statement, BJP's IT department head Amit Malviya termed the row a one-way street, saying opposition leaders like Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi or AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal are "never questioned" for behaviour of their followers. PM Modi was later slammed for following a person who would write objectionable language publically on the death of a person.
This time twitter users had made a decision to take the matter into their own hands and to show our PM that he needs to stop following or supporting these types of people.
After the controversy erupted, several Twitter users who earlier used to follow PM Modi, blocked.
Malviya's statement also mentioned that PM Modi follows Rahul - "an accused in loot and fraud" - and Kejriwal, who has "abused" Modi on Twitter and "told a woman 'settle kar lo' when she complained of a party member molesting her".
Divya Spandana furhter said: "May we remind PM Modi and BJP that it is this very thought that led to assassination of Mahatama Gandhi by Godse with RSS distributing candies and celebrating the murder of "father of the Nation"?"
BJP & PM Modi's Missed Opportunity To Rein In Abusive Tweets
"Have talked to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and the Home Minister".
In response to the hate, #BlockNarendraModi began trending on Twitter with the hashtag being the top trend with over 24,000 tweets on Thursday.
After Lankesh's death, Nikhil Dadhich tweeted to say: "Ek kuttiya kutte ki maut kya mari, saare pille ek sur mein bilbila rahe hain (Just a bitch has died a dog's death, all pups are howling in the same tune)".
Modi's apparent backing of the trolls-some of these profiles proudly announce that the PM follows them-suggests an implicit acceptance of such a state of affairs at the highest level in the country. Expressing happiness on the killing of anyone is shameful, regrettable and totally against Indian traditions. "Finally very soon (we will nab the culprits)", he said.
From left, Manson followers Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten walk into a morning court session in 1970. She admitted to killing Los Angeles grocer Leno La Bianca and his wife, Rosemary, in their home in August 1969.
President Donald Trump says the United States is considering halting trade with "any country doing business with North Korea ". South Korean President Moon Jae-In, once an advocate of dialogue with the North, called for the "strongest punishment".
Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju also took to Twitter to provide the details of the no fly list . So many instance of deplorable behavior shown by passengers on board aircrafts have been recorded recently.
Civilian fatalities, however, are common in strikes since insurgent groups such as the Taliban typically use villages as shelters. The general expectation in Pakistan for all their sacrifices is - that the Afghans would be grateful and friendly to them.
In 2010, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and continued to tour until his retirement past year . Country music great Don Williams has died after a short illness, his publicist announced Friday afternoon.
HBL had become the target of an enforcement action by DFS for 53 separate violations allegedly committed between 2007 and 2017. The DFS press release suggests that all foreign transactions through the bank will be examined thoroughly.
West Nile confirmed in human in Grey county
Individuals must have property with standing water that can't be removed and agree to use the kit on their property only. As indicated by the DPH, West Nile infection has been identified in the express each year since 1999.
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But Coleen is said to be planning another trip to Dubai, where she has been at least three times, including twice in October. And as if that wasn't bad enough he was allegedly on his way home with 29-year-old office worker Laura Simpson at the time.
Kidnapped Alexandria teen escaped captors
A kidnapped Minnesota teen bravely swam across a lake to safety from her abductors after almost a month in captivity. On Tuesday , the three went to a close-by town for lunch and left Block alone without precedent for 29 days.