The reorganisation of districts was intended to ensure ease of administration and accessibility to people as the present districts were large in size, officials said.
The actor-turned-politician had appointed his personal assistant last year to ensure "smooth flow of work" during his absence but that too had led to a controversy.
Speaking to media, Scindia was responding to a question about senior leader Salman Khurshid's statement about leadership 'vacuum' in the party.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the report card and achievements of the government in the first 50 days in office.
Rahul Gandhi attributed his loss to local leaders staying away from the people, assured them that he will not abandon them
The letter is dated May 16, a week before he Lok Sabha election results were announced, and addressed to Milind Deora, Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) chief who announced his resignation from the post Sunday.
Post the Lok Sabha debacle, this will be Rahul Gandhi's first visit to Amethi where he is expected to meet party workers and stay for another day to interact with local Congress leaders.
He has himself asked people from his party to resign, and you must have seen that one stalwart after another has quit, a process which has continued for a while now, Rajnath Singh said in the Lok Sabha.
Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation comes days after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi formally resigned from the top party post and shared his resignation letter on Twitter.
Raghav Chadda lost to Bharatiya Janata Party's Ramesh Bidhuri in 2019 Lok Sabha elections from South Delhi constituency.
Gandhi targetted the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and RSS in his statement, saying even though he didn't have any anger or hate towards the BJP, every living cell in my body instinctively resists their idea of India.
Rahul Gandhi had resigned from the top party post in the wake of Congress' dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls.
The group also charged the ECI with allegations of blithely ignoring hate speeches and communally loaded statements by candidates, primarily of the BJP," just by saying that it "had no power to take actions.
25-year-old Mehnaz Begum said that she regrets her decision to name her child after the prime minister, and added that her son was born on May 12, and not on May 23.
The Congress president-at-large, sources say, has been angry at the “orchestrated campaign” by the party’s senior leaders who have urged him to stay on.
In an exclusive interview to Outlook, TMC's Mahua Moitra dismissed the criticism against her party’s government in Bengal and lashed out at Modi’s BJP for “spreading lies and fear”.
Kamal Nath said he takes responsibility for the party's poor performance in Madhya Pradesh, where the Congress bagged just one out of the 29 Lok Sabha seats.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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