WION Evening News Brief, March 14, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 14, 2018, 01:19 PM(IST)

File photo: UP CM Yogi Adityanath. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: UP shocker; SP wins both Yogi bastion of Gorakhpur and Phulpur seat

The Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel won the Phulpur Lok Sabha bypoll by 59,613 votes Wednesday evening. The BJP came in second. 

In the Gorakhpur bypoll meanwhile, the SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad won by 21,881 votes


Watch: We accept people's verdict, says Yogi Adityanath after BJP's defeat in bypolls

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has reacted after the shocking defeat of BJP on his home-turf Gorakhpur, and Phulpur – both seats previously represented by him and his deputy in Uttar Pradesh government Keshav Prasad Maurya respective


Bihar bypolls: RJD wins Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jehanabad assembly seat while BJP retains Bhabua

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on  Wednesday won the Jehanabad assembly seat bypoll. 

Meanwhile, BJP's Rinky Rani Pandey has won the Bhabhua Assembly seat in Bihar. 

The result of the Araria Lok Sabha constituency is also out, RJD's Sarfaraz Alam has won the Araria Lok Sabha seat.


Supreme Court rejects all interim pleas to intervene in Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court today rejected all interim pleas seeking to intervene as parties in the sensitive Babri masjid- Ram temple land dispute case.

The court, however, ordered revival of Swamy's disposed of writ petition in which he had sought enforcement of his fundamental right to worship at Ram temple on the disputed site in Ayodhya.

 

I was sexually harassed too, says Wonder Woman

Former "Wonder Woman" superhero Lynda Carter who played the iconic character in the 1970s TV series revealed that she was sexually harassed during her career. 

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