Former BJP president Murli Manohar Joshi's office also confirmed the development. It said that a brief statement was issued for voters of his constituency Kanpur, from where the 85-year-old leader had won in 2014.
According to SSP Anant Deo, Das, before losing consciousness, had confirmed to doctors on Wednesday that he had consumed sulphas, a poison. A suicide note recovered from his room pointed to family issues.
The WHO report estimated that nine of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Further, according to WHO’s study, ambient air pollution caused about 4.2 million deaths globally in 2016.
The man, identified as Kuldeep Dixit, died after being hit by a bullet allegedly fired from his licensed rifle to celebrate his friend, Shiv Prakash's marriage, Superintendent of Police (east), Anurag Arya said.
A top official at the IIT said it was up to the senate to consider or reject the request of the students. If the request is turned down, the students can only return to the institute after the suspension period was over.
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into incidents of violence and arson, he said. Tension gripped the Parampurva area after six people were injured on Sunday in a clash during a Muharram procession.
In August 2009, a Kanpur court hearing the case instructed the LIU and local police to deport Idris to Pakistan at the earliest. On February 27, 2013, he was arrested again for preparing a fake identity card to purchase a SIM card.
Municipal Commissioner Avinash Singh said the three men were outsourced from a private firm and were tasked with cleaning only drains, and not sewers, which is handled by Jal Sansthan, another body under the Urban Development Department.