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They seem to be going out of their way to cast aspersions on what she's had to say," Wishart said.
He said that Khan cast aspersions on the prime minister, former judge Khalil Rmaday, returning officers and so on but he failed to corroborate his claims with evidence.
Not even Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead has been able or willing to cast aspersions on the performance of his English counterpart in negotiations.
Of course, Govind is perfectly entitled to his views on India and Indian politics, but please don't cast aspersions on a newspaper as neutral as And if Govind wants to play politics, he should go back to India and join the BJP.
He said: "To cast aspersions on same-sex couples' ability to provide safety and security is profoundly irresponsible.
26 ( ANI ): Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) leader Bhayyaji Joshi on Friday urged media to exercise restraint and not cast aspersions on the organisation's stature.
However, Bloomberg, citing people close to the bank, said that such a move is not expected in the near future because doing so would cast aspersions on the financial strength of the parent firm.
Gadkari, while inaugurating BJP's West Bengal unit's website in the state capital Kolkata yesterday cast aspersions on the Congress party, especially its national president Sonia Gandhi.
I don't want to cast aspersions on anybody involved in it, it was a stupid act.
What was more humiliating than being slapped was the fact that she cast aspersions on my character and made objectionable remarks on my family background," Bharti said.
But despite his delight at the outcome, the former Upton Park chief was shocked that Gould cast aspersions on his managerial nous during the hearing.
THE ASSOCIATION of Private Teaching Institutions (SIFK) said yesterday their intention was not to cast aspersions on public school teachers, but simply to uphold the law in their drive to clamp down on illegal private lessons after school hours