“I have sent my resignation as legislator of Punjab Vidhan Sabha to the Speaker through e-mail,” the Dakha MLA told PTI over phone.
The portals of Hemkunt Sahib, one of the most revered Sikh shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas, were closed for winters on Saturday.
Suresh Rangarajan, who was in charge of Corporate Communications at Tata Motors, has been sent on leave pending investigation following allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him.
All 130 passengers and six crew members on board an Air India Express flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape early on Friday when the aircraft's wheels scraped the airport's outer wall during take-off in Trichy in Tamil Nadu.
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday supported women coming out with their stories of sexual harassment at workplace, saying that they go to work to live their dreams and earn their living respectfully and not to get harassed.
"The Ministry will be setting up a committee of senior judicial and legal persons as members to examine all issues emanating from the #MeToo India movement," the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry said in a statement.