Rahul Gandhi, who was on Monday elected the Congress party's President, thanked all for their support and good wishes and said "it is an honour for him to work for the party and the country".
Accusing the Shiromani Akali Dal of indulging in street politics at the cost of public welfare, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon all political parties to resolve not to block highways but to find alternate ways to protest.
Representatives of the Akhil Rajasthan Rajya Karamchari Sankyukt Sangarsh Samiti started a 48-hour hunger strike from Monday at district headquarters across Rajasthan to press the demands of state employees, which include implementing recommendation of the Seventh Pay Commission from January 1, 2016.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday approved a proposal for setting up a Rs 122 crore sports complex here with modern facilities for cricket, football, basketball, athletics, tennis and swimming.
On his 77th birthday on Tuesday, veteran politician and NCP President Sharad Pawar will hit the streets, leading a 'Halla Bol' procession against Maharashtra's BJP-Shiv Sena government and address a rally jointly with Congress, a party official said.
The government on Monday strictly asked TV channels not to air advertisements selling and promoting condoms because these are "indecent especially for children" and can create "unhealthy practices" among them.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is "absolutely right in demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "outrageous" allegations regarding a meeting with a Pakistani leader and a diplomat.
The Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that a candidate should not contest from two constituencies as the court sought Attorney General K.K. Venugopal's assistance in the matter.
India's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation has not only "significantly increased the political profile and potential" of the grouping, but also the groups capacity to help stabilise the situation in Central and South Asia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov said here on Monday.
Rahul Gandhi, who is putting up a spirited campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, was on Monday elected the President of the Congress, taking over from his mother who had helmed the country's oldest party for 19 long years.