The United Democratic Madhesi Front decided to boycott the May 14 local-level polls in Nepal.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered as a candidate for the upcoming presidential election despite being advised to not to run by the country's Supreme Leader.
The US accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to shield Syria's leader from blame for a deadly poison gas attack last week.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a message from world powers to Moscow on Tuesday denouncing Russian support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad.
Five months after she joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Poonam Azad Jha, the wife of suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad Jha, switched to the Congress party.
An Assam court issued a bailable arrest warrant against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after he failed to appear before it in a defamation case.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump on Monday agreed that Russia should break ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Around 52 per cent votes were cast in six hours in the Kanthi Dakshin assembly by-poll in West Bengal.
Around 50 per cent polling was registered till afternoon across 231 polling stations for the Dholpur Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan.