Uttar Pradesh government will be acquiring 1337 hectares of land for the proposed Jewar international airport in Gautam Buddh Nagar district in the first phase of the project. A total of 5926 families will be affected.
Prof Shoma Sen was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, as were activists Rona Wilson, Mahesh Raut and Sudhir Dhawale, and lawyer Surendra Gadling as part of the police probe into the violence at Bhima-Koregaon.
The decisive win in Chhattisgarh and a victory in Rajasthan have affirmed the leadership and strategic skills of Rahul Gandhi as he was under sharp criticism from many quarters for not steering the party from its slumber.
With elections round the corner, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tells Outlook about his party’s winning possibilities, its strained ties with the BSP and the road ahead for general elections 2019.