US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas issued as part of a probe into foreign political influence.
Modi, one of India's most gifted political orators, has never addressed a news conference in India, though he has given many one-on-one interviews to local media and once took questions from reporters in London in 2015.
More than 100 million people across seven states are eligible to vote in the sixth phase of the 39-day-long poll, which Modi began on April 11 as front-runner after an escalation of tension with neighbouring Pakistan.
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.
Indian politicians are often accused of using hate or intimidation to win support of the electorate. Soliciting votes on religious lines or threatening voters is prohibited.
Thackeray welcomed her at a hurriedly convened media conference and said he was "happy that she had decided to join the Shiv Sena."
Congress President Rahul Gandhi again challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on corruption.
President Donald Trump said Monday that Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian election meddling and his attempts to hamper the investigation. “Only high crimes and misdemeanors can lead to impeachment.
The Congress is going ahead with preparations to contest all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, after dumping the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with which it was blowing hot and cold. The only party that the Congress could have a beneficial alliance in Delhi was the AAP, headed by Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister, but the alliance has failed to take off.