Opposition leader and scion of the Gandhi family name was stripped of his parliamentary seat after he was convicted of defamation in Prime Minister Modi's home state of Gujarat for a 2019 campaign trail remark seen as an insult to the premier.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also thanked his Russian counterpart for his "positive attitude" in extending the Black Sea grain deal, which is crucial in maintaining stability in food prices.
The Russia-Ukraine war is now in its 395th day.
Emergency officials say at least 23 people have been killed when a tornado and severe storms tore through the state, destroying buildings and knocking out power.
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