UP witnesses decline in online RTE applications

This year the basic education department has received less number of online application forms from students belonging to disadvantaged group and economically weaker section for admission under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, as per a data released by the state government. “So far a total of 96,450 applications have been received while admission process of 75,446 applicants has been completed. Scrutiny of their documents is still going on. This year, number of application was less than the last year,1.30 lakh. The drop is due to the reduced period of…

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At Andhra rally, Arvind Kejriwal’s sharp retort to ‘if not Modi, who’ poser

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said there is emergency-like situation in the country since the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014. He said PM Modi has made one community fight with another. “Pakistan has been trying to create divisions among Indians. They failed in their attempt. But in the last five years, the pair of PM Modi and Amit Shah has succeeded in doing what Pakistan could not in achieve in 70 years,” “I have come here in Andhra Pradesh from Delhi…

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‘Chowkidar of criminals’: Chandrababu Naidu continues attack on PM Modi

On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP’s “Main bhi Chowkidar (I too am chowkidar)” campaign at Delhi’s Talkatora stadium, opposition leaders in Visakhapatnam held a joint rally seeking the former’s ouster. Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam party chief Chandrababu Naidu, along with Delhi CM chief Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, launched a blistering counter attack on the Prime Minister accusing him of being a “chowkidar of criminals and corrupt”. “He is protecting scamsters… He doesn’t do what he tells and doesn’t tell what he…

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