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Supreme Court dismisses plea against Rahul Gandhi’s UK citizenship

Supreme Court has dismissed the plea that demanded the investigation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's citizenship of UK and his debarment from fighting the Lok Sabha elections. The petitioner had argued that Rahul Gandhi was listed as a British citizen in a company named Backops limited that was registered in the United Kingdom in the year 2003. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

Rahul Gandhi submits unconditional apology over linking Rafael with ‘Chowkidar Chor hai’ Jibe

Congress president Rahul Gandhi rendered an unconditional apology to the supreme court and requested to end the case registered by him against BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi and for unintentionally and inadvertently linking the Rafael case order with the jibe "Chowkidaar Chor Hai" phrase against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rahul Gandhi submitted an affidavit in which he expressed his regret for...

Delhi High Court dismisses plea to refrain AAP from promising full statehood for Delhi ahead of the Lok Sabha polls

The Delhi High Court dismissed the plea filed by Anil Dutt Sharma seeking the High Court's direction to restrain the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its chief Arvind Kejriwal from promising Delhi its full statehood in their election manifesto claiming that the promise is based on falls information. The plea was filed by Anil Dutt Sharma who sought a ban...

Two Naxals killed in an encounter with Special Task Force in Dantewada district of Chattisgarh. Thirty women recruited to DRG platoon

In an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF), two Naxals were killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on Wednesday, May 8. Three Naxalite commanders with their forces were present in 30 tents when the encounter took place. Several more Naxalites are likely to be injured in the fire between the hardcore Naxals and security forces that...

Lok Sabha Elections : Congress provides proof of farm loan waivers to Shivraj Singh Chauhan in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that a list of 21 lakh farmers whose loans husband waste has been handed to former Chief Minister and BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chauhan who alleged Congress of supporting farmers after coming to power. Addressing a press conference in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath also said that he...

Election Commission orders re-polling in Tripura West Parliamentary constituency on May 12

The Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered re-polling for the Tripura West parliamentary constituency on May 12 in six phases of Lok Sabha elections after declaring polling across 168 booths of Tripura West parliamentary constituency as void. The notice issued by Election Commission of India said that "after taking all material circumstances into account the EC has declared under subsection...

Manish Sisodia receives notice from Returning officer of East Delhi for tweeting Atishi’s religion ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia received a notice from East Delhi Returning Officer K Mahesh for Tweeting about the religion and caste of Atishi, the East Delhi candidate from Aam Aadmi Party. The returning officer has asked Sisodia to submit the response till Wednesday evening. A complaint was lodged by Bharatiya Janata Party...

ELection Commission rejects allegations by Smriti Irani against Rahul Gandhi over booth capturing

Election Commission on Tuesday rejected the allegations by union textile minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani against booth capturing in Amethi by Congress president Rahul Gandhi who is seeking re-election from his parliamentary constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Chief electoral officer of Uttar Pradesh Venkateshwar Lu dismissed the allegations and said that the charges were...

ED siezes assets worth ₹1.46 crore from AAP minister’s brother Harish Gahlot ahead of the Lok Sabha polls

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized assets worth ₹1.46 crore belonging to Harish Gahlot brother of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Minister Kailash Gahlot under the section 37A of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). Kailash Gahlot is a cabinet minister in Delhi government. He is the Delhi Transport Minister. The Enforcement Directorate has seized a flat in...

TMC workers attack journalists and vandalise BJP candidate’s vehicle during fifth phase of elections in West Bengal

On the day of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls when 51 Lok Sabha seats went to polls in seven constituencies several incidents of violence on journalists, leaders, and damage to vehicles were reported in West Bengal where Trinamool Congress (TMC) is the ruling party. At Tetulia village in Amdanga, West Bengal, which falls under Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency, Trinamool...