Whether the economy does well or poorly, either way it has hardly any impact on election results, writes pollster Pradeep Gupta of Axis My India
The BJP dismissed the charge, saying it is not a political issue for the party
The bench headed by Chief Justice of India, passed over the matter as none appeared on behalf of Saritha S Nair, who has challenged Gandhi's election.
While the opposition members protested the interruption by Thakur, the BJP members persuaded her to sit down.
The Congress has alleged that LS security personnel manhandled their women MPs during protest.
Indian cricketer S Sreesanth, who had served a ban for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, joined BJP in 2016 and contested Kerala assembly elections from Thiruvananthapuram seat but lost to the Congress candidate. Irrespective of that, he no targets a bigger fish in former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor
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.
Khimchandbhai had decided that he would undertake the over 1000-km cycle journey if the BJP wins over 300 seats in the elections. The party won 303.
Earlier, PM Modi tore into the Congress and its leaders, saying the party had never given any credit to former prime minister Narasimha Rao for his accomplishments as the leader of the country.
The prime minister took up the cudgels against the Congress for declaring "Emergency" in the country on June 25, 1975. "Democracy was crushed, the press was muzzled, " he said.
Khan said the alliance was stitched with mutual agreement and much deliberation about the pros and cons of two parties coming together.
Emphasising that Gandhi alone can lead the party, he said it is the AICC in-charges and chiefs of states, where the party has done badly, who should be held accountable and not the Congress president.
Khan's comment came after four BJP workers were killed in North 24 Parganas district. The BJP has alleged that TMC workers were behind the killing.
Mayawati's decision had raised doubts about the sustainability of her party's alliance with SP, barely 10 days after the BJP handed them a huge defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.
Manoj Ladwa's piece finds space in Time Magazine's "Ideas" section, weeks after it featured Modi as the "Divider in chief" written by British-born writer and journalist Aatish Taseer.
The two actresses contested the elections as Trinamool Congress representatives and won by good margins.
Surendra Singh, a close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani was shot dead in Amethi on Saturday.
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi, the LS seat he retained in the elections by a margin of 4.79 lakh votes, to thank the voters for his victory in the elections.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.