The Aam Aam Party’s (AAP) national executive on Wednesday had sacked founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its key decision-making political affairs committee. Bhushan and Yadav claimed they wanted AAP to be more democratic, while the party accused them of trying to challenge Kejriwal’s leadership.
Senior minister Azam Khan landed in a fresh controversy when he drove a bus on the Jauhar University campus in Rampur with students and teachers on board.
The government on Thursday asked YouTube to take down the controversial BBC documentary on December 2012 Delhi gang-rape and is also examining options on whether to take legal action against the broadcaster after it aired the film in the UK.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the BBC should not have telecast the documentary based on the December 2012 Delhi gang-rape, India's Daughter, and the government will action against the broadcaster.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi on Thursday panned the outfit’s decision to oust senior members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from a key decision-making panel, indicating a widening of the fault lines within the organisation.
The brother of Mukesh Singh — one of the six convicts in the December 16 gangrape case — cried out of shame and guilt, while watching the documentary -India’s Daughter by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin — on Tuesday.
The incident took place at Sunrise Public School, about 20 km far from the city. Three students with severe head injuries have been rushed to a Jodhpur hospital while the rest were receiving treatment at local private hospitals, principal medical officer at Barmer government hospital Hement Singhal said.
Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said party legislators will boycott the Budget on Monday protesting against their suspension from House. He also condemned the lathicharge on Congress activists on Tuesday.
Police on wednesday arrested 49 persons from Tasai village in Alwar district of Rajasthan and seized firearms, live cartridges and liquor from them. Villagers used to attack police whenever any police team entered the area, Vikas Kumar, SP said.
The death toll in swine flu is inching towards the 300 mark in Rajasthan as nine more deaths were reported on Wednesday. "The task force set up by the state government on swine flu has directed the authorities across the government hospitals to remain vigilant inspite of the drop in positive cases," an official said.
A 20-year-old girl, daughter of a city-based doctor, was allegedly raped and dumped by four persons in Jhusi on the outskirts of Allahabad. The girl was wearing a ‘burqa’ and was found bleeding on the roadside on Tuesday night. The police rushed her to Dufferin hospital where rape was confirmed. Police informed her parents about the incident.
The four digit helpline 1512 can be reached by a passenger from his mobile phone after which he is automatically connected to the Government Railway Police (GRP) control room in the state capital.
Seventy two new cases of swine flu surfaced on wednesday taking the total number of people affected by H1N1 virus to 720 in Uttar Pradesh, where 16 persons have died so far due to the disease.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday flagged off the India-Nepal bus service which will connect Varanasi and Kathmandu. The first bus was flagged off from police lines in Varanasi. The bus will facilitate trips between the two cities to Buddhist and other religious tourist stops, an official said.
A majority vote removed Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's top decision-making body, but it was Arvind Kejriwal who was behind the ouster, sources privy to the national executive meet said on Thursday.