Amit Sengupta, an Associate Professor English Journalism department, quit after an order was issued transferring him to the premier media school's campus in Odisha's Dhenkanal district, which he slammed as a "political decision".
Underlining the government’s resolve to connect every village in the country by road by the year 2019, the PM said that the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana had been given the biggest monetary allocation till date.
PM Modi is also likely to review several issues related to Women and Child Development, Social Justice and Empowerment, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and Labour and Employment in the meeting.
In a latest communication to all Government of India secretaries, Special Secretary (Cabinet) Jai P Prakash stated that all Cabinet notes will now have to "separately" and "clearly" reflect the "Employment Generation Potential" of each proposal.
Azad was seated on an aisle seat four rows behind Jaitley when the latter dismissed charges raised by the Congress, which had demanded the minister’s resignation and a probe by a joint parliamentary committee.
The government today launched the “Accessible India Campaign” (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) which seeks to make at least 50 percent of all government buildings in the national capital and all state capitals “fully accessible” for the disabled by July 2018.
The advisory has stated that “yet it is found necessary to enhance the efforts at informing the public on vital matters concerning the situation, so as to assist them in seeking and finding help whenever and wherever required”.
Singh wrapped up a two-day discussion in the House on intolerance by extending an olive branch to writers, artists and scientists who have returned their awards in protest over what they called growing acts of intolerance.
Participating in the Lok Sabha discussion on intolerance in the country, Rahul said India has been successful because people have had the “space to talk” and have been allowed to be part of every conversation.
In a candid interaction with young IAS officers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday underlined that they don't have more than 10 years to learn, do new things and experiment and that whoever makes maximum use of these 10 years will contribute much more for the remaining 20-25 years of service.
Talking of “constraints” that “shackle” the Press Council of India, its chief Justice (retd) C.K Prasad on Monday talked about the need to expand the Council's ambit by including internet and television within its jurisdiction. Currently, the PCI deals only with the print media.