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BJP leaders should say they are pagal, not chowkidar: Siddaramaiah

Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday lashed out at the BJP and said its leaders should declare themselves “pagal” (mad) instead of “chowkidar” (watchman) in the interest of the public. Fearing electoral defeat, BJP leaders, right from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to K.S. Eshwarappa, have let their tongue loose, Mr. Siddaramaiah tweeted. His tweet came […]

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Chowkidar Sushma justifies prefix

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she had prefixed ‘chowkidar’ to her Twitter handle as she was doing chowkidari (guarding) of Indian interests and Indian nationals abroad. The Minister’s response came to a question from a Twitter user on why she, being the External Affairs Minister and the “most sensible” BJP leader, had […]

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PM Modi adds "Chowkidar" to his Twitter handle name

BJP chief Amit Shah and other party leaders, including Union Ministers, have also added “Chowkidar” to their Twitter handle name Stepping up the "MainBhiChowkidar" campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has added "Chowkidar" to their Twitter handle name. Mr. Modi had only on March 16 tweeted that everyone who was "fighting corruption, dirt, social evils" and […]