A polling officer carries EVMs ahead of the third phase of general elections in Assam on Monday. Reuters
After keeping party workers and rival parties on tenterhooks for a week, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has finally decided to contest from Wayanad parliamentary seat, jolting ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which enjoyed an upper hand initially due to the early announcement of candidates from all 20 seats in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday slammed the Congress and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for keeping people poor in the country for their personal gain and vote bank politics.
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.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making “Dreamer” immigrants brought to the United States as children citizens and investing in border technology.
The #YouthForGood initiative, the first of its kind in the world, aims to promote the use of Twitter to support humanitarian and social causes and sustain a culture of volunteering among youth in the region and the world.
An examiner was run over and killed by a 68-year-old woman taking her driving test in the southern Polish city of Rybnik on Monday, police said.