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Udupi (Karnataka)[India]Mar 06( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Udupi Shobha Karandlaje has criticised the Karnataka government of playing politics over the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh.
The Federal Government must accept full responsibility for the abduction and rather than passing blames and playing politics with it, it should put realistic measures in place to ensure the quick release of the schoolgirls.
Though one cannot expect anything good or positive from Modi led government, yet we will urge it to stop playing politics on purely humanitarian issues and review its policy towards issuance of medical visas.
It's playing politics with the lives of both patients and nurses - both their lives are at risk.
He (Tarun Gogoi) is playing politics over the flood problem.
Of course the Labour Party is playing politics because if it does again seize power at Westminster it will rely on the help of the votes of Scottish MPs in all legislation.
The central bank governor of Iceland has been accused of playing politics.
The House witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue, with BJP and the government trading charges, accusing each other of playing politics and not having faith in God, as DMK and AIADMK members joined in.
Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services union, said: "Michael Gove appears to want to run the education department as some kind of nightmarish right-wing experiment, playing politics with people's livelihoods and putting at risk the very important services DfE civil servants provide to teachers and the public.
But it has been rejected by the council's deputy leader, Councillor Sheelagh Clarke who has accused the Liberal democrats of playing politics with vulnerable people.
Cameron, stop playing politics in Afghanistan and bring our boys and girls home now.
Please stop playing politics with the language, stop this minority bashing and grow up.
Speaking to journalists at Juba International Airport shortly after his arrival from Khartoum on Thursday for talks with the leadership of the SPLM, the chairman of the UMMA party, Sadiq Al-Mahdi said it would be counter-productive in the national interest if political parties resort to playing politics with the right of self-determination.
Playing politics with history; the Bundestag inquiries into East Germany.