Voters stand in queues to cast their votes at Baksara in Howrah on Monday. Associated Press
The second phase of voting to the lower house of Indian Parliament did not reflect an overwhelming response though important states were involved.
As India heads into a general election on Thursday, the court agreed to examine new evidence published by newspapers after it rejected the petitions last December.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s assets have grown from Rs 9.4 crore in 2014 to over Rs 15.8 crore presently.
The Lebanese presidency said it had delayed consultations to designate a new prime minister until Thursday in response to a request from caretaker leader Saad al-Hariri, who had been expected to be named premier again.
The third day of what had been a peaceful demonstration against the law, passed by India's Parliament last week, descended into chaos Sunday afternoon. Three buses were set on fire, police officials said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub was not yet out of the “dilemma” facing the city’s economy after months of sometimes violent protests.