Imphal Jan 20 (IANS) Following action against some primary schoolteachers, who were themselves enrolled as students in various medical and agriculture colleges and attending classes there, 30 such teachers have resigned in Manipur over the last few weeks.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of trying to "murder democracy" and alleged that the Election Commission (ECI) had taken a unilateral and biased decision to recommend disqualification 20 AAP legislators.
The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won nine seats each, while one was bagged by an Independent candidate in the elections to 19 urban body seats in Madhya Pradesh held on Saturday.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday lashed out at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, saying that the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) is not the "jagir" (personal property) of anyone.
Underlining the importance of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday, quoting Mahatma Gandhi, said that public sanitation is more important that political freedom.
Former Nagaland Chief Minister Keyezhe L. Chishi on Saturday resigned from Congress primary membership ahead of the February 27 assembly elections.
Soon after India lifted the Blind Cricket World Cup title on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the team and said it was an inspiration for the entire country.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday said Uttar Pradesh will top developmental charts by 2022 when the state elects the next assembly.
Calling former Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai a "murderer", former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja on Saturday said Rai should be prosecuted for "cheating".
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is slated to address a rally of around 50,000 swayamsevaks in the Assam capital on Sunday, that is being touted as the biggest conclave of the Hindutva group in the Northeast.