A case of cheating has been registered against 12 people, including Medha Patkar, associated with Narmada Bachao Abhiyan in Barwani, Madhya Pradesh. All are accused of embezzlement of Rs 13.5 crore received by the NGO Narmada Navnirman Abhiyan. In the FIR, there has been an allegation of using funds raised in the name of education and tribal children in anti-national activities.The Surkanda Devi Temple ropeway trolley in Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal on Sunday halted for 20 to 25 minutes due to a technical snag. Later all the passengers aboard have come out safely. Tehri Garhwal SSP Navneet Bhullar said that the ropeway is now running smoothly. No passenger is trapped in the trolley.
Former Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Narhari Sitaram Jirwal filed his reply in the Supreme Court today. He said that I cannot be removed from the no-confidence motion, because this motion can be brought only during the ongoing assembly session. I was mailed by an MLA who was not a member of the Legislative Assembly. In its reply, the petition of the Eknath Shinde faction has been opposed.
The deputy speaker said that the rebel MLAs should be prevented from entering the assembly and taking part in the proceedings of the house till the disqualification proceedings are completed.
After Maharashtra, there is a possibility of a big reshuffle in Goa’s politics. According to sources, 9 out of 11 Congress MLAs may join BJP today or tomorrow. Of these, 1 or 2 can also be made ministers. On Saturday, these MLAs have had a meeting in a hotel in Goa, still these people are staying in a hotel but the place has been kept secret.
However, Congress has denied these reports. Senior Goa Congress leader Girish Chodankar confirmed to Bhaskar that not one of our MLAs is going to join BJP. These are just rumours. The MLAs who had gathered at the hotel on Saturday were busy discussing the session starting from