Periscope: Vikramaditya Singh resigns, Himachal Pradesh polls, and more

PDP leader Vikramaditya Singh resigns from party

Vikramaditya Singh, senior leader of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday announced his resignation from the outfit, saying it was not possible for him to continue with the PDP which "disregarded the demands and aspirations of Jammu region".  

Clarity on HP polls on Thursday 

Thursday is the last date to withdraw nominations for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. A clear picture of the rebels, saboteurs, and others who could threaten official candidates of political parties, will be available. 

Dates for Parliament’s winter session likely this week
The dates for the winter session of Parliament will likely be announced this week. The indication will be a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, that will take into account the Gujarat Assembly elections.

Cong likely to reveal date for Rahul’s ‘elevation’  

The dates for the Congress meeting that will see the formal ‘election’ and anointment of Rahul Gandhi as party president are likely to be announced this week. 

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