This is disgusting, even for Indian politics. Narendra Modi on Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Shashi Tharoor:

There was a Congress leader who was a minister in Parliament. He was accused of amassing wealth from cricket. He had said in Parliament that he is not connected to the Rs 50 crore in the lady’s name. Have you ever heard of Rs 50 crore girlfriend?

In the same link, BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi:

For an international love guru like him, a ministry of Love Affairs should be created.

Dickheads.

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Shashi Tharoor’s bitch slap:

My wife is worth a lot more than your imaginary 50 crores. She is priceless. But you need to be able to love someone to understand that.

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It’s like we realized centuries ago that women were to be respected (even then they weren’t, but just play along). Now we only respect those who conform to our idea of women from that time. No divorcees, no jeans-clad women, no feminists. In fact, no non-menpausal women are to be respected. And even that has exceptions.

Only goddesses are considered goddesses and that too only because they are not real. If those big-bosomed, curvy goddesses existed for real, I’d bet they’d be seeing some “accidental” touching by priests and devotees.