Yeddyurappa on Friday said allegation by Congress leaders that he had paid Rs 1,800 crore as bribe are irrelevant and false and that the issue has been already inquired into by the Income Tax department and it has been found that documents are 'fake'.
Congress claims that documents detailing purported Rs 1800 crore pay-offs by former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa to the BJP leadership not probed by the IT department due to pressure from the highest echelons of the Modi government, Yeddyurappa denies charges
Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress, Sam Pitroda questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.
For both leaders it will be their first direct election. Kanimozhi, who has been elected twice to the Rajya Sabha, has been grooming the constituency, spending a large portion of her MPLAD funds there.