Sonia Gandhi. File
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped from visiting a village where 10 tribal people were gunned down this week over a land dispute, officials said.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday resigned for the post of Congress Party President, says that he was to blame for the party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections where it could win only 52 of the 542 seats.
Narendra Modi is back again as premier. And we mustn’t grudge him for that because he has been elected and not selected, and by millions.
The Congress ship has been rudderless for months, after Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation, accepting moral responsibility for the party’s dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections. That it is taking such a long time to find a successor speaks volumes of the state of affairs in the party (“Congress Party to choose interim President today,” Aug 10, Gulf Today).
With British lawmakers voting to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union (EU) to delay Brexit yet again and the premier insisting that Britain must leave on Oct.31, the tortuous Brexit process seems to be heading in no clear direction.
Though he did not have what many would categorize as a “breakout moment” during the most recent Democratic presidential primary debate, Julian Castro did offer another reminder of why his candidacy has been essential to the primary itself — even if most observers have failed to recognize it.
Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure. And he has struggled to get enough to eat.
Democratic Congressman and celebrated civil rights leader Elijah Cummings died early on Thursday morning, October 17th. His last days were spent at a hospice centre in Baltimore, where he was receiving care for “complications concerning long-standing health challenges,” his office said in a statement. Cummings was 68.