Former Vice Chancellor of Hari Singh Gour Kendriya Vishwa Vidyalaya N S Gajbhiye was on Monday arrested by the CBI from Kanpur in connection with the alleged recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh's only central university.
After his frequent criticism of the Samajwadi Party government over the law and order situation, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has thrown a spanner in a state university's plan to confer a honorary doctorate on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, saying he opposed distribution of such honours as "peanuts".
Amidst reports in the media that he had said Hindu women are "not factories" for producing children, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today refused to answer questions from reporters here regarding the purported remarks.
Noting that the time has come when the entire society wants RSS and has expectations from it, Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said the organisation's job was to "unite the Hindu society" and this cannot be only through 'bhashans (lectures)'.
BJP's recent debacle in the Delhi polls and the future organisational strategy of the RSS are likely to be discussed in the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's four-day meet 'Manthan' which will start tomorrow in this industrial town of Uttar Pradesh.
Striking lawyers of Lucknow, Kanpur, Bareilly and Moradabad divisions in Uttar Pradesh will call on union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday, demanding the jurisdiction of the Lucknow bench of the HC be expanded.
Cracking down on polluting tanneries ,Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board today initiated the process of closing 98 such factories in Kanpur, which were allegedly releasing toxic effluents in River Ganga, by cutting electricity supply to them.