Actress and Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar greets supporters after filing her nomination in Mumbai on Monday. Associated Press
The home ministry wrote to the Congress party leader and scion of the famed Nehru-Gandhi dynasty after a deputy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party accused Gandhi of lying about his nationality.
Tankha resigned on Thursday night saying the Congress cannot afford a stalemate for too long and urged Gandhi to revive the Congress as "a fighting force".
"New India," Gandhi tweeted in a mocking vein, attaching two photographs of army personnel performing Yoga along with the dog squad on the occasion of International Day of Yoga.
The Sharjah Debt Settlement Committee, SDSC, has approved Dhs72.28 million to settle cases for citizens in the emirate, as part of its 19th batch of payments, under the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to provide a stable and decent life for the citizens.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Monday began the trial of a gang of five Asians, an Arab businessman and another (fugitive) who are facing charges of stealing cars and exporting them as spare parts.
In light of World Diabetes Day, various initiatives and awareness campaigns were held across the UAE to increase awareness among the residents about the disease.