Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Thursday May 11, 2017, New Delhi
While demanding that only verifiable paper record or Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)-equipped EVMs be used in future elections, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers today demonstrated outside the Election Commission headquarters in the national capital. The protesters, including AAP legislators and newly appointed Delhi convener Gopal Rai, alleged that the manipulation of electronic voting machines was killing democracy.
Kapil Mishra, sacked Aam Aadmi Party minister now on a hunger strike, has alleged that a man who attacked him yesterday worked with senior Delhi minister Satyendar Jain. Mr Jain is at the centre of Mr Mishra's many allegations of corruption against AAP and its chief Arvind Kejriwal.
At least 26 people, including four children, were killed and 28 injured when a wall of a wedding hall collapsed during a storm in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district on Wednesday night, police said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakhs for the family of those who have died and Rs 50,000 for the seriously injured.
International pop sensation Justin Bieber enthralled a Mumbai stadium packed with ecstatic 'Beliebers' including many people from film fraternity and the la-di-da from across India. The crowd at Navi Mumbai's DY Patil Stadium erupted in cheers as Justin Bieber arrived to belt out some of his all-time hits and his new track, "Purpose".