#NewsInTweets: Arunachal Pradesh Under President’s Rule, ‘Murder Of Democracy’ Says Oppn

Posted on January 27, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. President Pranab Mukherjee today approved the recommendation of the Union Cabinet to impose President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, a state in political turmoil. The opposition has called this move a ‘murder of democracy’.

2. A Dalit scholar at JNU has sent two letters the Vice Chancellor asking to release hi senior research fellowship. He has threatened suicide if the same is not done within a week.

3. “India is doing great and no one is talking about it,” says Donald Trump as he comments on the country for the first time since entering the Presidential race.

4. Bikram Choudhury, founder of ‘Bikram Yoga’, to pay $924,500 to a lawyer and former employee who alleged that he sexually harassed her while she worked for him, and was fired after she began looking into claims that he Choudhury one of his yoga students.

5. Interim VC of Hyderabad University makes second appeal in two days to students for restoring normalcy, to quell protests that erupted following the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula on campus.

6. #Blizzard2016: One of the largest blizzards ever recorded was aggravated by global warming.