As residents voted across 272 wards for the 2017 municipal elections in the national capital, Delhi also witnessed a series of colourful and humorous symbols used by independent candidates, ranging from bat, pressure cooker, diamonds to school bags and auto-rickshaws.
The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion's share of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets in the lottery system, which the Trump administration wants to replace with a more merit-based immigration policy.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed that a biometric attendance system be put in place in offices up to the block level to ensure all government employees reach work on time. His instructions came during a meeting with officials of the rural development department late on Saturday night.
A family court has nullified the Triple Talaq given by a man to his wife saying that due procedure, as prescribed in Muslim religious texts, was not followed. Additional principal judge Omprakash Sharma on March 9 observed that the procedure adopted by Tousif Sheikh to divorce his wife was "illegal" and "ineffective" and nullified the same.
As the voting gained pace in Delhi's municipal elections, voters in a few wards faced problems as Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at some polling booths did not work properly in the city. Former Delhi minister and BJP leader Arvind Singh Lovely also could not cast his vote early morning as there were some problems in the EVMs at the polling booth in East Azad Nagar area.