QWrap: Sonam Gets Hitched; Sibal Withdraws Plea on CJI Impeachment
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Inside Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s Star-Studded Wedding
Sonam Kapoor and long-time beau Anand Ahuja finally tied the knot in Mumbai. The couple married in a traditional Sikh ceremony on 8 May at Sonam’s aunt’s home in Bandra.
CJI Impeachment: Sibal Asks Who Passed Order to Form 5-Judge Bench
On Tuesday, Kapil Sibal withdrew the petition challenging the rejection of the impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra. Sibal, who was representing the petitioners, questioned how the five-judge SC Constitution Bench was formed. When the SC refused to give an answer, he withdrew the plea.
Karnataka Elections 2018: All the Stories That Matter
Karnataka will go to polls in less than five days. The three-sided battle between BJP, Congress and JD(S) has seen many highs and lows in the last few months. Catch all the important stories on The Quint’s election microsite designed to help you stay up to date!
Did Rahul Say He’ll Be PM if Congress is Single Largest Party in 2019?
Rahul Gandhi, for the first time, reportedly accepted – albeit off camera – that he hopes of sitting in the prime minister’s chair after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. On Tuesday, 8 May, Gandhi, who is on a campaign trail in Karnataka’s Bengaluru, said he will become the prime minister if the Congress emerges as the single largest party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
“Yes, why not”, the Congress president said on being asked if he can become the prime minister in 2019, according to ANI.
However, during a press conference, when he was asked about his hopes of being PM in 2019, Gandhi chose to focus on the upcoming Karnataka elections.
Two Dead in Delhi After Dust Storm; More to Come, Warns IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert forecasting that several parts of north India, including Delhi, could witness thunderstorm and squall on Tuesday, 8 May, with winds gusting up to 50-70 kilometers per hour.
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