The Lok Sabha polls 2019 mark a watershed in Indian politics for the sheer number of veterans who shaped India’s political landscape and have now either fallen by the wayside or are in the final lap of their eventful careers.
With talk of a hung Parliament doing the rounds, who will be India's next Prime Minister? Former secretary-general of the Lok Sabha Subhash C Kashyap tells Puneet Nicholas Yadav the options the President of India have
There may be mixed reactions on the way the sexual harassment charges against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were dealt with but absence of a mechanism to deal with such charges against sitting judges is the bigger worry.
All eyes, of course, will be on Congress president Rahul Gandhi. On Thursday, as trends for the Lok Sabha polls showed a landslide win for the Narendra Modi-led BJP, the Gandhi scion accepted responsibility for party’s decimation.
The exit polls had already plunged the Congress into gloom, but some leaders were still holding out hope that the predictions will be off-the-mark, as they had often been in the past. On Thursday, that hoped quickly vanished.
After a deafening silence for the past three days, ever since polling for the final phase of the elections ended and multiple media channels screamed the return of Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi finally commented on the exit polls on Thursday.
Barring a few stray party workers visiting in the failed hope of meeting some senior leader or the other, there was hardly anyone else, least of all any Congress office bearer, who visited the headquarters for a better part of Monday.
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s decision to preside over a vacation bench between May 25-30 has sparked speculations as the bench might hear cases linked to government formation. Normally, CJI does not preside over vacation benches