WION News brief, January 21, 2018

File photo of Arvind Kejriwal. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 21, 2018, 01.38 PM (IST)

Office of profit case: President Kovind approves EC's recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved a recommendation by the Election Commission (EC) to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding offices of profit.

Turkish troops enter Syria in operation against Kurdish militia

Turkish ground troops entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent retaliation.

Jharkhand: 8 dead, 1 injured as truck-car collide

As many as 8 people lost their lives while one 1 injured in a collision between a truck and a Tata Sumo in  Jharkhand's Dumka. 

Rahul will lead Congress to victory in 2019: Ahmed Patel

The Gujarat poll outcome has instilled the belief in Congress workers that the BJP can be defeated, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said today and exuded confidence that the party would emerge victorious in the 2019 general elections under Rahul Gandhi's leadership.

UK school reverses ban on hijab after criticism

One of the UK’s leading state-funded schools which had hit the headlines as one of the first to impose a ban on the hijab for girls under eight has been forced to reverse its decision after widespread criticism.