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Major News and Events of 22 January 2018

What Happened on 22 January 2018

20 AAP MLAs disqualified on the recommendation of the Election Commision

20 AAP MLAs were disqualified from the Delhi Assembly on Sunday. It is said they were holding offices for profits. President Ram Nath Kovind had approved the representation presented by the Election Commission of India to remove the AAP MLAs from the Legislative Assembly. As per the reports, AAP may approach the judiciary in the matter. 

Government makes a new move to determine the liveability of the city

According to the reports, the Government of India will rank 116 cities as per the quality of life they provide. There are 99 smart cities, state capitals, and other cities identified by The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) will also be involved in the process of ranking the cities as per the decision of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...