Karman was selected as the winner by a jury comprising fashion heavyweights and celebrities.
The Centre had on Thursday posted IAS couple Sanjeev Khirwar and Anu Dugga to Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh.
Maneka urged Kerala Forest Minister A K Saseendran to reconsider the decision as it would lead to the large-scale killing of wild boars, which are essential for ecological balance.
In a major breakthrough in the case relating to the death of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala, one person was arrested on Friday.
Under the scheme, pregnant woman and lactating mothers, are entitled to receive Rs 5,000.
Earlier in the day, the EC had barred UP chief minister Adityanath for 72 hours and BSP leader Mayawati for 48 hours for their religious comments.
Even before the controversy over her vote-for-job statements for Muslims could settle down, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has made another statement -- this time classifying villages on the basis of votes she gets.
The Congress reacted strongly with spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala saying she is trying to divide people on the basis of caste and community.
Maneka Gandhi will contest from Sultanpur while Varun Gandhi has been fielded from Pilibhit.
The Integrated Nodal Agency made to look into the matter has been issuing Look-Out Circulars to absconding husbands in cases of NRI marriages .