Khawar Qureshi, the lawyer who argued for Pakistan against India in the case was appointed by the UPA government to argue in a power project case said a WION News exclusive. The Pakistan origin UK lawyer had argued against India in the Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice which had granted a stay on the sentencing.
On Modi sarkar’s third anniversary, the Congress has a gift for him. At several high-level meetings of the Congress that have been held, it has been decided that they would not make personal attacks on him. Instead the focus would be on criticising the policies of the government.
In a major setback for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi the Delhi High Court has ordered a probe against the two in connection with the National Herald case. The court ordered an IT probe against the President and vice-President of the Congress party.
If the BJP decides to nominate Jharkhand Governor, Draupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate, then the opposition will pitch Meira Kumar, the daughter of Babu Jagjivan Ram. The opposition has also been considering the name of Gopal Krishna Gandhi, the former West Bengal governor and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. The next President of India will be elected in July after the term of Pranab Mukherjee ends.
Film star and former Lok Sabha MP, Ramya will head the social media team of the Congress. As part of a major reshuffle within the Congress, the party has replaced Rohtak’s Lok Sabha MP Deependra Hooda with Ramya as the head of the social media wing of the party.
After successive defeats in the assembly and MCD elections, a united opposition will now focus on the Presidential elections to be held in July. There are three names that the joint opposition has floated as a presidential candidate- Sharad Yadav, Sharad Pawar and a second term for Pranab Mukherjee.
The Congress in Karnataka is likely to advance the assembly elections in Karnataka after its spectacular wins in the Gundlupet and Nanjangud by-elections. The party is hoping to capitalise on the wins as it feels that it is in with a good chance following the mammoth wins in the by-elections.
Sonia Gandhi who returned from abroad following medical treatment is back in action. She will chair a meeting of the Congress leaders ahead of the budget session and also host a dinner. The Congress is in desperate need for guidance and with Rahul Gandhi unable to provide that, the mantle has fallen on Sonia Gandhi.
The Lok Sabha is expected to witness stormy scenes following the statements made by BJP leader Tarun VIjay. The Congress has moved an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over Vijay’s controversial remark on South Indians.
He made the statement while alleging that the Congress is distributing Rs 4,000 each per vote.