Asserting that he is no longer the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi said in a letter, which he shared on social media, that it had been an honour to serve the party whose values and ideals have served as the "lifeblood of this beautiful nation".
The BJP is likely to use these three vacancies to bring in leaders like its ally LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, who is not a member of any House, but may become a minister in the Modi government, to the Upper House.
Our country expects that we follow the law and rules and regulations, but Indians are one of the worst violators of laws and rules in the world. Those of us who have extensive travel experience can testify to this fact
Hostile speeches and abusive remarks, it is now pervasively believed, can make or break electoral verdicts. Whenever rival politicians indulge in a war of words, the public avidly tallies who ‘won’ or ‘lost’ each round.