Rahul Gandhi Disqualified from Lok Sabha
The Congress party suffered a major blow as Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from his parliamentary seat following his conviction in a criminal defamation case. The court found him guilty of making derogatory remarks about the Modi surname in 2019. The Lok Sabha Secretariat issued a notification confirming Gandhi's disqualification, effective from the date of his conviction. The maximum penalty under Indian law for the crime is two years, and the case was filed against him by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi. The news has sparked controversy and debate, leaving the future of the Congress party in question.