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BJP councillor in Surat shot at by two bike-borne men

A BJP councillor was shot at Varachha area of Surat on Monday night. A complaint said that the councillor, Bharat Vaghasiya, was shot by two bike-borne assailants. He was injured behind his right shoulder and rushed to the hospital where his condition is reported to be stable. Police said a country-made revolver was used in...

Ladakh councillor arrested for mocking PM Modi, Army

A councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)-Kargil was arrested early on Saturday after his “highly objectionable” audio clip mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Army in the wake of the recent face-off between India and China went viral on social media, officials said. The action against Zakir Hussain, a councillor from Shakar...

Veteran Congress leader Badruddin Shaikh succumbs to COVID-19

Veteran Congress leader and a councillor from Danilimda in Ahmedabad, Badruddin Shaikh, succumbed to coronavirus on Sunday. Shaikh tested positive for COVID-19 on April 15 and was admitted to the SVP Hospital on the same day. He also suffered from comorbid conditions coupled with high diabetes and heart ailment. His condition worsened in the hospital...