The Delhi Police on Monday filed its chargesheet in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, booking Congress veteran and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor under IPC sections 306 (abetment to suicide) and 498A (cruelty in marriage). With Tharoor being booked under the strenuous charges, he is required to appear before the Patiala House Court during the course of trial. However, the Delhi Police would not seek his arrest till Tharoor or his counsel appears before the bench in each of the hearings, reports said.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's kidney transplant surgery was successful, and according to the statement issued by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jaitley is recovering.
In a major rejig to PM Narendra Modi’s cabinet, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was given an additional charge of Finance Ministry, on May 14. With it, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore was also elevated to the post of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister. Union Minister Smriti Irani was removed from the Information & Broadcasting, and she will continue as the Minister of Textile Ministry.There was a slew of changes made by the Modi government on the eve of Karnataka Assembly Elections Results 2018.
Incidents of violence were reported from various parts of West Bengal during the elections for the zilla parishads, panchayat samities and gram panchayats across 20 districts of the state.
Some big developments that are expected to happen today are:
The results of Karnataka assembly elections 2018, one of the bitterly fought electoral battles in recent times, will be declared today. The Election Commission of India is scheduled to begin the counting of votes at 8 am. Additional security has been deployed across 38 counting centres in the state. The polls were held on May 12 in the state.
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