Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has claimed that BJP and Congress workers were disrupting electricity and water supply in the national capital to tarnish the AAP government's image ahead of April 23 civic polls.
The Supreme Court has decided to examine the constitutional validity of the central government's decision to link the Aadhaar card with the Pan card. The government in its amendment to the Finance Bill last month had made Aadhar Card mandatory for issuing a PAN card and for filing income tax returns. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had argued that this would prevent individuals holding multiple PAN cards and evading tax.
Despite the huge recent electoral setbacks the Grand Old Party has suffered there has been little introspection or attempt to show that there is still life left in the party. The party Yuvraj waiting to be anointed is nowhere to be seen or heard. The Congress has surely lost the plot and is drifting. But there is a slow and steady movement of leaders away from the party. But do the Gandhis really care?
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) slammed the Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for blaming the central government and the green panel for damage to the Yamuna plains.
Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan was completely ignored by the Amarinder Singh government during his Punjab visit. Sajjan prayed at the Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and visited other places in Punjab.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif survived the Panamagate scandal that had threatened to oust him. The Supreme Court, in a 3-2 judgement, ordered a fresh probe into allegations of financial irregularities and money laundering, while noting that there was "insufficient evidence" to remove Sharif.
The central government has decided that no dignitary will be allowed to flaunt red beacons on top of their vehicles from May 1, and that necessary changes in the laws for the purpose will be brought about. The Congress termed the decision "ridiculous" and as a mere "symbolic politics".
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam has claimed that the ouster of the rival AIADMK faction's two leaders - V.K. Sasikala and her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran - was the first victory in the "dharma yudh" and that both factions would now hold unification talks.
The Supreme Court revived the conspiracy charge in the Babri Masjid demolition case against BJP and VHP leaders including L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, triggering calls for the resignation of Kalyan Singh and Uma Bharti.