In a major setback to senior Karnataka Congress legislator D.K. Shivakumar, the Karnataka High Court on Friday rejected his petition for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in a money laundering case.
Controversial BJP MP Pragya Thakur's repeated gaffes have forced the party leadership to restrain her from speaking to the media on any issue. Sources said she has been asked not to speak even at state BJP events.
A day after Delhi Congress in-charge P.C. Chacko asked the party to relieve him of his duties, senior party leaders A.K. Walia and Arvinder Singh Lovely met interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi to discuss his replacement and the new city unit chief.