Muzaffarnagar Violence: Under fire UP Govt sacks top cops, 90 arrested till now Muzaffarnagar, Sep 09 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday said that one police station incharge had been suspended and replaced and that gun licences in three police stations had been cancelled, following the Muzaffarnagar communal violence. Further, 35 more people have been arrested since Sunday, taking the total number of arrests to 90.
Muzaffarnagar Violence: 4 BJP MLAs, ex-Congress MP booked Muzaffarnagar, Sep 09 (ANI): Four BJP MLAs and a Congress leader are among 40 people booked for inciting mobs in Muzaffarnagar, where communal violence has claimed 26 lives over the weekend. BJP MLAs Hukum Singh, Sangeet Som, Bhartendu Singh, Suresh Rana, former Congress MP Harendra Malik, and Bharatiya Kisan Union's Naresh Tikait are among those booked for inciting mobs.
Muzaffarnagar Violence: Governor blames UP Govt, BJP demands President rule Muzaffarnagar, Sep 09 (ANI): Even as Governor B L Joshi reportedly blamed Akhilesh Yadav led state government for the Muzaffarnagar communal violence saying that the UP government had "failed to preserve communal harmony in the state.", BJP on Monday demanded President Rule in the state.
Solar power sector booms New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): Rapid industrialization and rising standards of living of people in urban and rural India have led to a rise in power consumption. Currently, the country has around 27,000 MW of renewable energy capacity. Solar energy which is the most efficient and cost effective means of renewable energy is available in abundance in India. In the past few years many small and big industries have ventured into the sector seeking high growth trajectory. Use of Solar Energy is fast gaining popularity, as it is a onetime investment with minimal maintenance cost.
ATMs dispense drinking water in Kanakapura Kanakapura, Sep 09 (ANI): The installation of water purifiers on the lines of ATM machines where people can get clean water for only one rupee has provided the much needed respite to the residents of Kanakapura town in Karnataka. The initiative to provide clean drinking water with ease was taken by legislator D.K. Shivakumar in wake of the fall in the groundwater level to 1300 feet after drought hit the town last year. The move, launched almost nine months ago, was hailed by the people as they got up to 10 litres of drinking water for merely rupee one.