Kanchan Choudhary was India's first woman DGP, and only the second woman police officer after Kiran Bedi. There's a charge to not being the first in something
While addressing the solemn ceremony, Bansuri Swaraj got emotional as she recalled fond memories of her mother. She said that her mother was brave and would roar like a lioness in the parliament
Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha informed all the members that Kiran Bedi had expressed deep regret over her controversial tweet and urged all to put the matter at rest
Referring to Kiran Bedi's tweet, Stalin said, "Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has defamed the people of Tamil Nadu. I tried to raise this issue in the Assembly but they didn't allow me to do it."
Reacting to the verdict, Kejriwal called Bedi "Modi government's political nominee"
Congress leader and Chief Minister Narayanasamy, who has been at loggerheads with Bedi over various issues, said the court order was "historic and demonstrates the victory of democracy."
Justice R Mahadevan also set aside two communications of the Union government elevating the power of the Lt Governor
On April 22, 1960, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of development and to show their love towards the environment
Besides Maharashtra, polling is held in 14 seats in Karnataka, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a series of post tagging celebrities from Bollywood, sports and even journalists across the country to boost his campaign #VoteKar and encourage people to vote for the elections.
This year the themes for International Women's Day are #BalanceforBetter, which is described on IWD's website as call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world
He has accused Bedi of not approving his government's 39 proposals for welfare schemes, including a free rice scheme, and on administrative matters
In an immediate response to the letter posted by Bedi on her blog, Narayanasamy in a series of tweets hit back at the Governor questioning her efforts to work for the people of the state.
This situation demands a united strong response. As also full support to the bereaved families in all possible ways," the former IPS officer tweeted late Thursday night.
"This year is not just for voting, but for strengthening the Indian democracy. So vote for those who will be a strength to the nation and not for those who will drain us out", she said
Meanwhile, Revenue Minister M O H F Shah Jahan held a meeting with officials of Department of Revenue and Disaster Management, and prepared an action plan to rise to any exigency
She said this in a WhatsApp message to mediapersons after a meeting with coaches appointed by the government in batches since 2010
Referring to the event on Tuesday at a government function where AIADMK legislator A Anbalagan and the lieutenant governor were locked in a war of words
She stressed that public servants must refrain from being spectators andshould take responsibility for the administration they have chosen to be in
"I pray that the almighty may grant you many more years of good health and strength to serve our nation and the people," he said in the message, which was released by the state government