Rahul Gandhi. File
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.
Among its successful women candidates is Pramila Bisoy, 70, who spent years helping rural Indian women set up small businesses and said she never imagined she would enter parliament.
The related death toll saw a rise of 488 and now stands at 488,884, according to the latest data by the Union ministry of health and family welfare. The Omicron cases jumped to 10,050 after an increase of 3.69 per cent since Friday.
A-List artists are set to take the city by storm next week with singing sensations James Blunt, Rashid Al Majed and Waleed Al Shami live at the Coca Cola Arena on 29 and 30 January for the highly anticipated DSF closing concerts.
About 180 people were injured by the explosion, police said. In a video apparently filmed by a bystander in Apiate, people can be seen walking towards a fire on the side of the road when a powerful explosion ripped through the settlement.