Meerut: Congress candidate from Meerut, actress Nagma found herself in a peculiar spot on Thursday. The actress slapped a person during an election rally in Meerut. Nagma had just reached the site of the rally when she was surrounded by a mob. In the confusion, a youth reportedly manhandled her after which Nagma slapped the youth. Nagma was making her way to the stage to address the crowd when the incident happened. An upset Nagma later said that if such an incident happens again, she would never return to Meerut.
Around 50 percent of over 3.6 million voters cast their ballots Wednesday in the bypolls for two Lok Sabha seats from Karnataka, an official said.
Political leaders cut across party lines on Friday to condemn the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP N Harikrishna has resigned from the Rajya Sabha to protest against the formation of Telangana.
An all-out factional war has broken out between Harshvardhan and Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel, with both vying for the Chief Minister's post if the party comes to power.
It is a crucial day for the Congress in Karnataka as by-polls began in Mandya and Bangalore Rural constituencies on Wednesday.
Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said the platform alone cannot help win elections but gives new options of reaching out to public.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said the Centre was neither concerned about the economy nor the falling rupee but only worried about saving its chair.