Republican Party of India (A) chief Ramdas Athawale was on Tuesday allegedly not allowed to board a Jet Airways aircraft despite the airline having issued boarding pass to him, prompting irked party workers to protest outside the private carrier's office here.
Observing that the financial situation of teachers in government as well as private institutions in Maharashtra was dismal, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the state government must conduct an enquiry into the incident of teacher suicide in Beed district.
As they kickstarted campaigning for the October 15 Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi on Saturday traded fire with the former attacking the Congress regime for having done "little" in the last 60 years and she likening him to "empty vessels" making noise.
Recalling late BJP leader Gopinath Munde's contribution to welfare of the poor and backward classes, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that the late Union Minister's daughter Pankaja Munde would carry forward his work and legacy.
With BJP MLA Pankaja Munde, daughter of Gopinath Munde, indicating that she would not contest the bypoll to the Beed Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra, which fell vacant after her father's demise, the party has decided to field the late leader's other daughter Pritam for the seat.
Tens of thousands of mourning supporters and distraught family members Wednesday bid a tearful farewell to Gopinath Munde, Maharashtra BJP`s tallest mass leader and architect of its impressive victory in Lok Sabha elections, who was killed in a car crash in Delhi on Tuesday.
Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning when he was on his way to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Munde was rushed to the AIIMS Trauma Centre after the accident where he was declared dead.
The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested the driver of the Indica car that collided with the car of Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who later succumbed to the injuries at the AIIMS hospital here.