Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP president Amit Shah after their meeting in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

Anant Geete and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI/DC)

Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

PM Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party’s parliamentary board meeting to assess the Assembly poll results —PTI

PM Modi is welcomed by BJP president Amit Shah and party general secretary J.P. Nadda on his arrival at BJP headquarters— PTI

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray interacts with media during a press conference in Mumbai on Sunday.(Photo: PTI )

Congress workers protest outside the party’s office in New Delhi on Sunday demanding Priyanka must join active politics— PTI

International

Hong Kong protesters mock foreign links claim

Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders on Monday angrily rejected claims by the city’s chief executive that “external forces” are orchestrating their mass rallies, ahead of talks intended to end three weeks

India

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

The Election Commission has proposed that candidates against whom charges are framed in henious crimes be barred from contesting elections, albeit with safeguards to prevent misuse.

Newsmakers

Burger, chips sent to space in balloon

Junk food in space! A London-based start-up has successfully launched the first ever burger and chips into space using a helium balloon the size of a two-bedroom house.

Sports

Australia amnesty to dob in cheats

Cricket Australia on Monday announced an amnesty for anyone coming forward with information relating to match-fixing or doping as it steps up its fight against corruption ahead of the World Cup.

Editorial

Nehru: Why the big fuss?

Members of the Nehru-Gandhi family being kept out of the official committee to observe the 125th anniversary of the birth of India’s visionary first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is no big deal.

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