Days after his video of "misbehaving" with the brother of a murder victim went, Prashant Sharma was on Thursday removed as the District Magistrate of Amethi.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the review petitions against its verdict in the Rafale deal on grounds that they lacked merit, reiterating its clean chit to the Modi government in the fighter jet agreement with French firm Dassault Aviation.
The Supreme Court accepted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology for wrongly attributing his infamous "chowkidar chor hai" remark in Rafale case to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and opined that a person holding a place of importance in political spectrum should have been more careful.
. Chief Justice Gogoi was categorical that Gandhi had to either offer a clear-cut apology or face criminal contempt.
The apex court had then dismissed petitions seeking court-monitored probe into alleged irregularities in procurement of jets by asserting that there was "no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the deal".
Their petition states that the December 14 verdict contained several errors and it relied upon patently incorrect claims made by the government in an unsigned note given in a sealed cover to the court, which is a violation of the principle of natural justice.
"A big thank you to all my brothers and sisters in the SPG, who worked tirelessly to protect me and my family over the years. All the best for a great future," Rahul tweeted.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday demanded an immediate revocation of the Central government's 'politically motivated' decision.
Recently, the intelligence agencies had recommended stripping of ‘special powers’ to Congress first family, after assessing the threat perception.
Congress on Thursday appointed Presidents for District Congress Committees (DCCs) and City Congress Committee (CCCs) for 10 districts of Uttar Pradesh.