Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi wave during a roadshow in Amethi on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Rahul addressed a rally in support of the Congress candidate Mohammad Sadique from Faridkot and Ravneet Singh Bittu from Ludhiana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh now have an unusual candidate pitted against them: Abhinandan Pathak, a lookalike of Modi, who is contesting form Lucknow and Varanasi as an independent candidate.
By fielding former union minister Kumari Selja, state Congress President Ashok Tanwar and former cabinet minister Ajay Singh Yadav for the May 12 Lok Sabha elections in Haryana, the opposition Congress has again taken a political gamble of fielding big names to take on the ruling BJP in Haryana.
The head of the World Food Programme threatened on Monday to suspend aid deliveries to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, charging that the humanitarian relief supplies were being "manipulated."
The Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) launched Sharjah’s Innovation Economy Report on Monday.
Twelve people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said.
The head of Libya’s UN-supported government on Sunday proposed holding nationwide elections to end the war in the North African country, as the forces of the rival military commander Khalifa Haftar continue their two-month-long battle to take the capital, Tripoli.