'Chowkidar' to 'bhrashtachari' to 'khaki underwear', campaigning for Lok Sabha election 2019 saw abuse and epithets abound
Reopening wounds, referencing popular culture to deliver insults and sexist jibes, it was all par for the electoral course in a season that tumbled to a name-calling close in a medley of ‘chowkidar', ‘bhrashtachari', Aurangzeb, Mogambo and more.
Is Rahul Gandhi a 'political lightweight' or 'practiced politician' who knows how to get his message across?
Rahul Gandhi, vying to become the latest prime minister from India's most famous dynasty, has worked hard to shed his image as an entitled footloose princeling and political lightweight.
Mayawati says country has seen 'chaiwala' and 'chowkidar', now wants 'pure PM'; claims RSS has also deserted BJP fearing backlash
Denouncing BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign, she said, 'Country has seen many leaders who have misled the country as Sevak, Jan-Sevak, Chaiwala, and Chowkidar but now it wants a 'pure prime minister' who can run the country as per the tenets of the constitution for the welfare of the people.'
Narendra Modi now hesitates to use 'chowkidar' in his speeches as someone might reply 'chor hai', says Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the prime minister is now hesitant to use 'chowkidar' in his speeches.
Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM says Mamata has affection for goons and 'nirmamata' for people, vows to root out 'syndicate'
Modi said that TMC felt that bombs, guns, swords and hooliganism would scare the brave workers of the BJP, but If BJP was to be scared of such attacks, the country wouldn't have been able to move in the direction of change and progress and would become the largest party.
Congress releases videos showing 'illegal currency exchange' post note ban; Kapil Sibal says Modi is 'asleep'
The Congress accused the Modi government of "protecting" those involved in illegal exchange of money post-demonetisation by not ordering a probe on video tapes released by the party
Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: PM blames Congress for encouraging Maoists, slams Rahul Gandhi for 'all thieves are Modis' remark
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his chowkidar chor hai barb, and said anyone challenging the family and dynasty faces abuse.
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi moves SC against Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Rafale; apex court to hear plea on 15 April
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Meenakshi Lekhi, told the bench that Congress president Rahul Gandhi made a remark that the "Supreme Court has said, chowkidaar chor hai" in the verdict
Rahul Gandhi leads a good life by making 'sweetheart deals' with fly-by-night operators, claims Arun Jaitley
The BJP on Wednesday targeted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, alleging that he is leading a good life and taking foreign holidays without any substantial source of income by making "sweetheart deals" with fly-by-night operators
Demonetisation clip shows committed BJP treason, routed old currency notes to party's treasury, claims Kapil Sibal
An 18-minute-long clip was subsequently shown in which an alleged BJP worker is heard trying to exchange crores of old currency notes at a commission of 40% in Ahmedabad after demonetisation
‘Chowkidars’ are working only for the rich, says Priyanka Gandhi as arrears for sugarcane farmers cross Rs 10,000 crore in UP
Taking a swipe at the BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said these 'chowkidars' (watchmen) are only working for the rich and are not bothered about the poor.
India’s chowkidars have little faith in Narendra Modi’s election campaign, question ‘political gimmick’
The BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign is a reminder of Narendra Modi’s 2014 'chaiwallah' campaign, in which he flaunted his past working for his father as a chaiwallah, or tea vendor.
'India's PM is a joke,' says Rahul Gandhi, citing shrinking workforce report; Congress chief blames Modi for destroying 1 crore jobs in 2018
In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports of shrinking workforce, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that ‘India's PM is a joke’
#MainBhiChowkidar: BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, add 'Chowkidar' to their Twitter names
A day after the BJP government launched its #MainBhiChowkidar campaign on Twitter, several BJP leaders added the word "Chowkidar" to their names on the social media platform, and tweeted out various videos in support of the campaign.
Narendra Modi flays Congress over 'lollipop' farm loan waiver, but data shows BJP’s assistance is also fiction
BJP agrarian economics seems to be just a little bit all over the place. Experts, too, are divided on the benefits of farm loan waivers.
Uddhav Thackeray targets BJP over Rafale deal, recent assembly poll results; uses Congress' jibe of 'chowkidar hi chor hai' for PM
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday targeted its ally BJP by raking up the alleged corruption in the Rafale deal and said the party's perception of being a "world winner" had been shattered.
Congress on Saturday launched a fresh attacked on the Narendra Modi government over the Rs 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam