Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met with Lok Sabha MPs from his party in New Delhi. While rejecting the request of his colleagues to withdraw his resignation as party president, Mr Gandhi said he is resigning to take responsibility for the poll debacle of his party in the recent Lok Sabha elections. He also asserted that he is committed to fighting the RSS and the BJP and has become a fanatic towards this cause.
A session court in Indore, which had denied bail to Akash Vijayvargiya, a BJP lawmaker in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, has transferred the case to the special court in Bhopal, set up for trying MPs and MLAs.
The MLA was arrested on Wednesday after a video showing him assaulting a municipal corporation official with a cricket bat went viral.