Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Monday morning reached the CBI headquarters for questioning in the Delhi excise policy case and predicted his arrest. “Their (BJP) aim is to send me to jail to stop me from going to Gujarat. Nothing was found against me in the raids,” stated Sisodia. “BJP is scared because…[they’re] losing Gujarat,” he had earlier tweeted.
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Congress leader and former President of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Rahul Gandhi, who has been leading the Bharat Jodo Yatra for the last one month, cast his vote in the AICC presidential election at Sanganakallu on the outskirts of Ballari district, where he has been staying for the last two days, on October 17, 2022.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra cast their vote at the AICC office in Delhi on October 17 in Congress presidential polls.
Voting began on Monday in the Congress presidential polls as senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor face-off for the post of AICC chief. Voting began at 10 am at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi and at party’s polling booths in state offices across the country.
Bengaluru, Oct.17:The timely decisions of deputy commissioners must help people and they must work with calm mind and time sense, suggested Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. Presiding over a meeting of deputy commissioners in the conference hall of Vidhana Soudha here on Monday, he said for any IAS officer, working as deputy commissioner is considered very important and it is not important what kind of footsteps that one will leave behind. Now most of them have only seen the power of the DC post by not taking into account responsibility and administration. Ruling is different and administration is different, and both…
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the two-day event ‘PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022’ on October 17, Monday at around 11:30 am at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi. The event aims to bring together more than 13,500 farmers from across the country and around 1,500 agri startups, an official statement read.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday claimed Karnataka High Court “misused” Quranic commentaries and translations when it passed a judgement validating hijab ban in educational institutions in the state in March. Its decision was bad in terms of law and content, Owaisi added. The court had said wearing of hijab by Muslim women isn’t an essential religious practice in Islam.
Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan: I’ has beaten Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vikram’ to become the highest-grossing film in Tamil Nadu, as per trade analyst Trinath. “At the end of Wednesday, Ponniyin Selvan: I’s Tamil Nadu gross stood at around ₹186 crore. It has beaten Vikram’s lifetime collection in [the state] in less than two weeks,” the analyst stated.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday visited the Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand. He donated ₹5 crore to the Badri-Kedar Temple Committee. In a video, Ambani was seen visiting the Badrinath shrine with his youngest son Anant Ambani’s fiancée Radhika Merchant.
Power Mech Projects Limited (PMPL) said it has bagged a ₹499.41-crore order from Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited for the construction of a depot cum workshop at Challaghatta in the Reach-2 Extension under phase 2 of the Bengaluru Metro. The project is awarded to RITES-PMPL, a joint venture of RITES Limited and Power Mech Projects, with 51:49 sharing.