A delegation of 12 leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, was detained soon after it landed at the Srinagar airport. They were made to wait at the airport before they were sent back by another flight to Delhi.
In his first public rally after announcement of dates for the eight-phase Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went full-throttle against the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal.
Hindu nationalist agenda is being challenged by monthslong farmer protests and a fresh wave of the pandemic.
Three people died in fresh political violence between members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party and a local rival in restive West Bengal state, authorities said on Tuesday.
After the oath-taking, which was delayed by an hour, Mann in his address said he along with all the residents of the state also took oath as Chief Ministers. "You all will be the Chief Ministers," he said.
Muslim students have started a 'I love hijab'' movement in Mysuru city extending their support to the protest of students in Udupi district to wear a hijab and attend classes.
The duo, who were issued separate electoral cards, were garlanded and handed certificates by officials as they emerged from the polling station.
The developments bring out conflicts within the party, which lost power in 2014 and has virtually remained in the wilderness ever since.
Many celebrities, including superstars Kamal Hasan and Mohanlal, and industrialist Gautam Adani congratulated the student-mayor. CPI-M has chosen her as its mayor candidate after the party's district and state committees endorsed her candidature.