Cong is insulting Ballari, Modi says on Reddy turf

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On April 6, he had interacted with lakhs of Twitter followers on the occasion of BJP's establishment day.

In an interview published by a The Times of India on Friday, Deve Gowda hailed Modi as a "sharper" orator than former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. For party Mahila Shakti (women power) is important.

"'No matter what he (Prime Minister Modi) says about me, I will never make a personal attack on him as he is the Prime Minister of the country, but I can ask him questions", he added. The then Prime Minister, Jawarhalal Nehru and defence minister, Krishna Menon, had insulted Kannadigas, General Thimmaiah and Field Marshall Kariappa, who had carried out surgical strikes.

The Congress-led government has delivered all its promises made before the last Assembly election in 2013, Gandhi said.

He said The Congress' Karnataka unit will file an FIR under criminal law against the advertisements. He said that about 9 crore women have benefitted from Mudra scheme so far.

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On Tuesday, Modi had used the Namo App to communicate with the BJP's Kisan Morcha in Karnataka and asked party workers to publicise the Centre's farmer-friendly schemes.

On his election campaign in Karnataka, Prime Minister Modi's final stop on Thursday was in Kengeri on the outskirts of Bengaluru. Calling the party "full of thieves", PM Modi said that the Congress government had "looted the people of the state" and called the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka as "Seedha-rupaiya".

It has urged the poll panel to take action against the BJP, including direction for registration of offences for the violation of Model Code of Conduct, Section 123 (2), 123 (3A), 123 (4) & 125 of Representation of People Act, 1951 and Section 171G of Indian Penal Code. Addressing a rally in Bengaluru, he called the Siddaramaiah government a "gold medalist in corruption where there is competition between departments and ministers over who is more corrupt".

Polling for the Karnataka elections will take place on May 12 while counting of votes will take place on May 15.