News18 Evening Digest: Rahul Gandhi Likely To Leave Wayanad Seat And Other Top Stories

Last Updated: February 26, 2024, 18:19 IST

Rahul Gandhi had won the Wayanad seat in 2019 with a margin of over 4 lakh votes defeating the CPI candidate PP Suneer. (File Photo/PTI)

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Hello, readers! In today’s evening digest, News18 brings to you the latest updates on Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad visit, Pankaj Udhas’s death and other top stories.

Rahul Gandhi Likely To Leave Wayanad, May Contest From 2 Lok Sabha Seats In These States

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is likely to leave his Wayanad Parliamentary seat from Kerala. According to sources, Gandhi will contest from two constituencies one from either Karnataka or Telangana and one from Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. READ MORE

‘Give Permanent Commission or We Will’: Supreme Court To Centre Over Woman Officer’s Plea

In an ultimatum to the Centre on the issue of granting permanent commission to Coast Guard officers, the Supreme Court on Monday said women cannot be left out and if the government doesn’t take action, the court will. READ MORE

Who is Shahjahan Sheikh, Sexual Assault Accused In Sandeshkhali Case? Where Is He Now?

In the Sandeshkhali alleged sexual violence and land grab case, the Calcutta High Court on Monday added absconding Trinamool Congress (TMC) strongman and prime accused Shahjahan Sheikh a respondent in a suo-motu case registered by the court. READ MORE

CNN-News18 Exclusive: How Pak’s ISI Exploits Innocent Kashmiri Youth and Then Leaves Them In Despair

For decades, the Pakistani intelligence agency ISI has used and exploited innocent Kashmiri youth to spread terror in the region, only to abandon them later in Pakistan. READ MORE

Pankaj Udhas, India’s Ghazal Icon, Passes Away At 72 After Prolonged Illness

Pankaj Udhas has passed away. The legendary singer was 72 years old. The news was shared by his family. In a statement, they said, “With a very heavy heart, we are saddened to inform you of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhar on February 26, 2024, due to a prolonged illness.” The news has come as a shock to many. Singer Sonu Nigam was among the first ones to react to his death. READ MORE

India Huff and Puff to 5-wicket Win, Take Unassailable 3-1 Lead Over England

hruv Jurel plays one into the gap on the leg-side and before even completing the second run, starts celebrating midway with his partner Shubman Gill. The entire dressing room was up on their feet applauding the solid effort by the two right-handers as India registered a dramatic five-wicket over England in the fourth Test to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series. READ MORE

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