Politics

Mentioning that the BJP is trying to take away the citizenship of legal citizens of the country, Banerjee said she will not allow updation of National Population Register (NPR), which has already been stayed by her government.

The prominent Scheduled Caste leader, on Thursday, ended her political career in India's oldest grand party as well, saying her voice was not being heard.

A senior BJP leader from Ladakh on Saturday accused Congress of trying to regain the lost ground in the Union Territory through "divisive politics" by provoking the youth on "false pretext".

"Now, wherever I am, I should live life to the fullest and I should wholeheartedly work for my country ... I have now dedicated myself for this purpose only," he said.

The Congress on Friday stepped up its attack on the Centre over electoral bonds, alleging that the government is a "factory of lies" and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi break his silence over the issue.

 Around 300 Congress functionaries, including party MP Vasantha Kumar, and MLAs Prince, Vijayadharani and Rajesh were arrested for allegedly blocking a road in two places in Kanyakumari district on Saturday, police said.

 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said defamation cases filed against him were an attempt by his politcal rivals deperate to silence him.

In what appeared to be a swipe at the present BJP leadership, Sonia Gandhi told party workers and leaders at Rajghat that the Mahatma's soul would be pained by what has been happening in India in the last few years.