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Congress begins search for new chiefs to head party units in five states

Congress begins search for new chiefs to head party units in five states

The Congress has begun the search for new chiefs of its party units in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai, said a party functionary familiar with the developments. The changes are aimed at ending in-fighting in some of the state. And giving a fresh start to the party in others. The Congress is out of power in these states. And the immediate task of the new chiefs would be to revive the organisation ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken Who is unwell and…


Supreme Court Express That LG Can’t Block Delhi Govt, In Win For Kejriwal

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Delhi government’s powers to legislate on matters under its jurisdiction, with a unanimous 5-0 verdict. However, it did not take away the lieutenant governor’s power to refer contentious calls to the President, provided he did not exercise the authority “mechanically”. In its much anticipated ruling, the SC said the LG’s power to refer a decision of the Delhi government to the President should be used sparingly and not be the rule even as the court did not alter the constitutional scheme for the…