Kerala: MLA Thomas K Thomas expelled from NCP’s Working Committee

A day after he raised serious allegations that his opponents in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are plotting to kill him, Kuttanad MLA Thomas K Thomas was expelled from the party's working committee. The action was taken by NCP chief Sharad Pawar against Thomas citing "serious indiscipline."

A time to firm up alliances

The ruling NDA and the opposition UPA will hold politically significant meetings on July 18 – the UPA in Bangalore and the NDA in Delhi - with the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in mind. Both are trying to strengthen and expand their respective coalitions, looking for new allies and getting back the old ones. The two groups aim to convey their readiness for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections through a plan of action.