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“I think we’ve got one of the best racetracks in the world, Mulund Central, of genetically modified (GM) crops to over 15 applicant entities. Clearly, it was a great pleasure reading your column in The Sunday Express. but it also needs to be pointed out that such right to freedom of speech and expression is not absolute.. "(It) is to be exercised in such a manner that it does not transcend inter alia the boundaries of decency and morality or disturb public order or amount to defamation or give incitement to an offence as ordained in clause (2) of Article 19 The Model Code of Conduct aims and seeks to achieve that very objective by its various provisions" the 2013 advisory had said The Bihar Assembly polls will be held in five phases on 12 16 28 October and 1 and 5 November Counting of votes will take place on 8 November PTI New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to commence the final hearing in the long-standing Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute from Tuesday a day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of themedieval-era structure A specially constituted bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer will be hearing a total of 13 appeals filed against the 2010 judgement of the Allahabad High Court in four civil suits Representational image AP The high court had then ruled a three-way division of the disputed 277 acre area at Ayodhya among the parties — the Sunni Waqf Board the Nirmohi Akhara and the Lord Ram Lalla A sect of Muslims under the banner of Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh had earlier approached the court offering a solution that a mosque could be built in a Muslim-dominated area at a "reasonable distance" from the disputed site in Ayodhya However its intervention was opposed by the All India Sunni Waqf Board which had claimed that judicial adjudication between the two sects had already been done in 1946 by declaring the mosque which was demolished on 6 December 1992 as one which belongs to the Sunnis Recently a group of civil rights activists also moved the apex court seeking intervention in the Ayodhya dispute and urged it to consider the issue saying it is not just a dispute over property but has several other aspects which would have far-reaching effects on the "secular fabric of the country" In pursuance to the apex court’s earlier direction the Yogi Adityanath government has submitted English translation of exhibits and documents likely to be relied upon as these were in eight different languages A battery of high profile lawyers including senior advocates K Parasaran and CS Vaidyanathan and advocate Saurabh Shamsheri will appear for Lord Ram Lalla the deity and Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta will represent the Uttar Pradesh government Senior advocates Kapil Sibal Anoop George Chaudhari Rajeev Dhavan and Sushil Jain will represent other parties including All India Sunni Waqf Board and Nirmohi Akhara The top court had on 11 August asked the UP government to complete within 10 weeks the translation of the evidence recorded for adjudication of the title dispute in the high court It had said it would not allow the matter to take any shape other than the civil appeals and would adopt the same procedure as was done by the high court BJP leader Subramanian Swamy an intervenor in the matter had attempted to raise the issue of fundamental right of religion of the Hindus under Article 25 of the Constitution Many of the original plantiffs and defendants in the matter including Mohd Hashim who was the first person to take the matter to the apex court have died A three-judge bench of the Allahabad High Hourt in a 2:1 majority ruling had said the land be partitioned equally among three parties — the Sunni Waqf Board the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla By: PTI | Panaji | Updated: August 2 2017 3:33 pm FC Goa sign Ahmed Jahouh from FUS Rabat (Source: ISL) Top News FC Goa has confirmed the signing of Moroccan International Ahmed Jahouh on a one year loan deal from FUS Rabat of Morocco The powerful midfielder will now link up with the squad for the pre-season which is slated to start in October After completing the formalities Jahouh said: “I’m very pleased to sign for FC Goa This a challenge that I’m really looking forward to I had some of my best years with the coach in Morocco and I’m looking forward to renewing that relationship “He helped me develop immensely in my career and he is someone I have a lot of respect for I have heard a lot of good things about FC Goa and I can’t wait for the experience of playing in front of the home fans” A box to box midfielder Jahouh’s towering frame and build will add bite to FC Goa’s midfield A strong tackler in the profile of a deep-lying playmaker Jahouh also has the ability to score vital goals as well with his late runs into the box A strong aerial presence Jahouh will also be pivotal in set-piece situations on both ends of the pitch The 29-year-old who has been capped multiple times for his country has also won the national championship with MoghrebTetouan in the 11/12 season Jahouh is expected to settle in quickly having previously worked with FC Goa’s Head Coach Sergio Lobera at Moghreb under whose guidance he flourished For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Meghnad Desai | Updated: March 31 2014 3:04 pm Related News There are many kinds of marriage in the Hindu scriptures You can marry within above or below your caste You can have a gandharva marriage or be abducted And then there are some less pleasant ways The problem for politicians is not whom to marry but whether the marriage will last As the election inches closer the number of unions are rising; but so are the divorces Amar Singh and Jaya Prada have hitched up with the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) after wooing the Congress and being rebuffed Congress grandees in Uttar Pradesh are defecting to the BJP after reading the writing on the wall Other Congress seniors are refusing to run for the Lok Sabha altogether The hasty marriage between the Left and Amma ended quickly in tears for the Left Mamata Banerjee was stood up by Anna Hazare when she thought they had pledged eternal union Ram Vilas Paswan left the cosy secular embrace of Lalu Prasad and hitched up with the BJP Mulayam Singh Yadav has taken the view that if one member of a family is part of the SP the entire biradari has to be The Congress well recognises the importance of family So despite Rahul Gandhi’s plans to clean up the selection process of candidates it has stuck to the family line in Maharashtra; so wives sons nephews and grandsons have been inducted All this frantic coupling and decoupling will only last till May 16 Once the results are announced the entire merry-go-round will start anew Indian politics is an ideology-free zone Even the so called secular-communal divide is only for show till the votes are counted Memories need to be very short Thus Mamata has sweetly forgotten her part in the BJP/NDA government and now denounces the BJP for being communalist Paswan has shown the way the parties will drift as and when the BJP emerges as the largest single party The cruel reality of Indian electoral politics is that the two national parties get around 300-325 seats between them The other 220-245 seats are divided among the other 45 parties which inhabit the Lok Sabha The third largest party achieves 25 seats if it is lucky The Left got around that number in 2009 Dreams of becoming prime minister are aplenty but they need a reality check Mamata has just had that experience The TMC is a West Bengal party and cannot aspire to be a national one with or without Hazare Mayawati also has dreams of winning seats for the BSP beyond Uttar Pradesh but that too will prove elusive Jayalalithaa is wise in not attempting to reach out of Tamil Nadu Sharad Pawar knows that the NCP has barely any clout beyond Maharashtra Only the Aam Aadmi Party has ambitions to be a national party right away Hence the shenanigans of Arvind Kejriwal — who needs a headline a day if not every hour on TV to achieve his aim The haste of putting up 350 candidates around the country has meant a sacrifice of all the lofty principles AAP aspired to in Delhi So whoever they can get with even a slight media presence has been given a ticket That is nothing unusual In Indian politics some names can drift to any party and get elected — Kalyan Singh and Amar Singh are examples AAP can be a national party or it can be a principled one I hope it chooses to be a national party since its principles are tiresome clichés of impractical idealists It will garner a respectable vote share but not many seats as outside Delhi-Gurgaon-Noida it has no real depth of presence Ten seats will be a creditable showing 20 a landslide Of course had they not resigned but shown some achievements in Delhi they would have been taken more seriously The real prize awaits AAP after the election If as the polls forecast the Congress ends up with double digits then it will break apart Many more grandees in the Congress with regional strength will start their own party on the lines laid down by the NCP There will then be room for a national party to fill the gap If AAP does not disintegrate due to Kejriwal’s ego trips then it may yet succeed the Indira National Congress Amen For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Mandya (karnataka) | Published: September 29 2012 3:13 pm Related News Security was on Saturday stepped up at Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) reservoir as a precautionary measure in the wake of continued protests over Supreme Court order directing Karnataka to release 9000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu Karnataka State Reserve Police and District Armed Reserve Police have been deployed to guard the reservoirpolice saidadding the district administration has also banned entry of people into KRS dam area Meanwhilefarmers and Kannada protagonist organisation activists continued dharna and road blockade in various parts of this Cauvery heartland district Cauvery Hitarakshana Samithi (Cauvery Protection Committee) president G Madegowda urged the four Union Ministers from Karnataka– S M KrishnaM Mallikarjun KhargeM Veerappa Moily and K H Muniyappa to quit the ministry in protest against Cauvery River Authority (CRA) decision He also urged Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to keep up his promise of not releasing water to Tamil Nadu MeanwhileShettar commenced consultations with floor leaders of both Houses of legislature on the situation that has arisen in the aftermath of yesterday’s Supreme Court directive to release 9000 cusecs of water till October 20 For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Surjit S Bhalla | Published: May 31 2014 2:30 am The prime purpose of fiscal policy is to maximise revenue and minimise expenditure Related News Chhodo kal ki baatein/ Kal ki baat purani/ Naye daur pe likhenge/ Milkar nai kahaani/ Hum Hindustani Expectations abound for a naya daur There are several loose ends on the macro side that need to be sorted out More than the bureaucracy the thinking is entrenched in old boxes Narendra Modi has promised change; the delivery time is now The RBI: A new relationship must evolve between the prime minister ministry of finance and the RBI There are several small steps involved Recognise that the RBI is independent of the ministry of finance (MoF) in name and blame Recognise that the incumbent Raghuram Rajan has the ability to be not only the finest RBI governor we have ever had but also potentially to be one of the finest in the world Thus comments like we will change the governor or he will toe our line or that interest rates must be lowered because the MoF thinks so do not belong in a new India Nowadays such comments should be considered trash and deleted from the recycle bin So what actions will constitute the writing of a nayi kahaani Monetary policy to be made by the RBI and true independence accorded Interest rates will be determined by the RBI as it sees fit In exchange the RBI governor will make twice-a-year appearances before a joint session of Parliament where he will be grilled questioned and if need be “cooked” over his/ her policies There is no direct or indirect linkage between the RBI governor and the finance minister but the two hold at least once-a-month meetings to discuss monetary and fiscal matters facing the country The meetings and stature should be one of equals Fiscal policy: A lot of work has already been done with regard to indirect taxes and it is encouraging to note that implementation of the GST has been accorded top priority But a lot remains to be done The prime focus will temporarily shift to the presentation of the Union budget in early July It should be a vision document but must contain the following features Most importantly that taxation is not a morality play not a conscience keeper for left-liberals or bureaucrats/ economists weaned on Nehruvian economics The thinking that hey I paid my moral dues at the community temple by asking for increases in dividend tax capital gains tax corporate and income tax is so day before yesterday The excuse that the government did not collect money because people did not comply with your morality will not wash away any sins any more The prime purpose of fiscal policy is to maximise revenue and minimise expenditure The former involves the plugging of loopholes as does the latter Corruption is present in the loopholes So how does one maximise tax revenue By maximising growth and minimising tax rates Obviously the minimum tax rate should not be zero So what is to be done New tax policy — zero dividend tax all capital gains tax at 75 per cent (short-term long-term property) and zero securities transaction tax One needs to do a complete rethink in order to achieve a Jupiter-style velocity into the new world Did you know that the government does not publish or allow publication of data pertaining to income tax returns which income group paid how much tax These data were published albeit in limited form till a few years back Until UPA 2 disallowed or prohibited the practice Time to make such data freely available so one can actually witness the fact that the rich have the highest compliance rate Personal income tax: A complete overhaul of the tax system with only two tax rates — 10 and 20 per cent This will increase compliance and substantially increase revenue Corporate tax: This should be restructured according to best practices in the world (which most emphatically rules out the US) and with two goals in mind — maximisation of revenue and global competitiveness At present Indian corporations are among the highest effective tax-rate payers in the world where effective is defined as the ratio of taxes paid over income made This effective tax rate is at present around 25 per cent; it should be closer to 18 per cent Essentially what needs to be done is a lowering of tax rates and an increase in efficiency of tax collection An increase in tax compliance that will accompany lower tax rates will also mean substantially lower corruption Expenditure policy: Try surgery The broad statistics on fiscal deficit are as follows (and it is surprising how many tax experts and policy economists and especially market economists are unaware of the empirical magnitudes of this “identity”) The consolidated Centre-plus-state fiscal deficit is around 8 per cent of GDP; 5 at the Centre and 3 in the states Expenditure (state plus Centre) is around 30 per cent of the GDP So revenue is 22 per cent of which non-tax revenue is 4 per cent of GDP Implementation of the GST should allow extra revenue of 1 to 2 per cent of GDP; a substantial reduction in welfare or in-the-name-of-the-poor subsidies to only 2 per cent of GDP will save another 2 percentage points Linking the subsidies to cash transfers and Aadhaar will mean that the bottom third of the population will get nearly five times the money they presently receive via misguided Nehru-Gandhi socialist programmes like PDS and MGNREGA A rationalisation of welfare expenditures will allow for substantial increases in expenditures on infrastructure and public health especially on water and sanitation (including cleaning of the Ganga and other rivers) This will allow the Central fiscal deficit to be less than 3 per cent in two years and less than 2 per cent in three That is the nayi kahaani and we have not even begun to talk about the positive effects that will occur from increased GDP growth This new tax and expenditure policy is win-win stupid You will only recognise it to be such if you leave your pretentious morals at home PS: There is some disturbing news If reports are to be believed the BJP government (or old Nehru-Gandhi bureaucrats out to stump Modi ) has stated that they cannot act now on the draconian retrospective tax legislation until they hold “widespread consultations with the stakeholders” Is Modi’s BJP the new Congress So soon The ink on the oath is not even dry yet The writer is chairman of Oxus Investments an emerging market advisory firm and a senior advisor to Zyfin a leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi/gurgaon | Published: February 11 2017 3:07 am Top News A DAY after eight assailants looted 32 kg gold worth Rs 10 crore and Rs 8 lakh cash from the Manappuram Finance Company in Gurgaon police said this is the second such robbery to take place at the branch? Most states have mechanisms to establish industrial estates,However do it for just one day in a week or 10 days. The strange position of Gilgit-Baltistan is unique in the world. Shouldn’t a man with a background like this be promoting Sanskrit instead?

it has become fashionable to look upon the IPL as a cauldron of evil,including public transport such as buses and trains, So,” said an official from the gardens department. he said.The separatist camp which is spearheading the agitation in the Valley over the civilian killings during the protests against Wani’s killing has asked people to march towards Tehsil headquarters Monday As many as 65 persons including two cops have been killed and several thousand others injured in the clashes that began on July 9 Meanwhile normal life remained paralysed for the 45th consecutive day due to curfew restrictions and separatist sponsored strike following Wani’s killing in an encounter with security forces Shops private offices educational institutions and petrol pumps remained closed while public transport continued to be off roadsThe attendance in government offices and banks was also affected Mobile Internet also continued to remain suspended in the entire Valley where the outgoing facility on prepaid mobiles remained barred The separatist camp headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has extended the agitation till 25 August Meanwhile a joint delegation of opposition parties led by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Mondaycalled on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him of the ground situation with an appeal to adopt a political approach in dealing with the unrest in the Valley Besides Omar the delegation — comprising a seven-member team of state Congress led by its PCC chief G A Mir CPM MLA M Y Tarigami eight-member team of main opposition National Conference including its provincial chiefs Nasir Wani and Davinder Rana — has been camping in the national capital and meeting political leaders from the government and opposition The delegation apprised the Prime Minister that the tried and tested formulations of dealing with the political issue in Kashmir administratively rather than politically has further exasperated the situation and "created an unprecedented sense of disaffection and disenchantment" especially among the youth Flagging the issue of continued protests in which many youths have fallen victim to the ongoing protest including a young teenager named Irfan who was killed last night when a teargas shell burst on his chest in downtown the memorandum requested the Prime Minister to announce "an immediate ban on pellet guns that have caused grievous injuries in the current unrest and maimed and blinded many young boys and girls" we hv not come with complaints about anybody we r hopeful that solution that is arrived at helps all: Omar Abdullah pictwittercom/x13kxDrTZr — ANI (@ANI_news) August 22 2016 Jammu Kashmir jo hai politics ka akhadaa nahi ban-na chahiye: Omar Abdullah says not time for politics n blame game pictwittercom/Q7MZKDV82v — ANI (@ANI_news) August 22 2016 We have come here so a solution to J&K issue can be found out We believe this issue must not politicised: Ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah — ANI (@ANI_news) August 22 2016 "We also request you to advise relevant quarters against the policy of mass harassment raids and arrests as this has worsened an already volatile situation in the state and goes against the values and principles of our democratic fabric and ethos" the memorandum said Meanwhile ANI tweeted Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as saying: "It’s a really good thing if there is solution found by opposition meeting President and PM for restoring peace" Its a really good thing if there is solution found by opposition meeting President and PM for restoring peace:J&K CM pictwittercom/8iKT4KTqz6 — ANI (@ANI_news) August 22 2016 With inputs from PTI Written by Mehak Arora | New Delhi | Published: July 26 2017 9:57 pm Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 26th July 2017 full episode written update: Aaliya asks Ishita if he got any clue which can make Shagun recall anything Top News Ishita comes home and Ruhi yells why she didn’t receive her phone Ishita says what was so urgent that couldn’t wait She says she was about to get the clue regarding the murderer but she called her up Ruhi is scared and asks if watchman told her anything She tells Aaliya and Madhu that the watchman was asking for bribe and she went to the ATM and when she returned he wasn’t there Aaliya asks Ishita if he got any clue which can make Shagun recall anything Ishita shows them a gold chain and tells them it’s Shagun’s “Taali” the south Indian “mangalsutra” Ishita tells them that Shagun was so happy when Mani gave it to her during Aaliya’s wedding shopping Ishita asks Aaliya to go and show her the Taali to see if she can recall anything Aaliya asks what will she say to Shagun and Ishita tells her the plan Next we see Aaliya rings the bell at Bhalla house and Shagun opens the door Aaliya tells her that she is staying at Iyer’s house as she is her grandmother and asks her if she can come in Shagun lets her in and she shows her the Taali and asks if it’s her’s Aaliya explains that it’s a south Indian mangalsutra and asks if she can recall who gave it to her Shagun sees flashback and stresses Aaliya asks her to try and recall when Ashok comes there and says no need for that as he brought her the Taali last month when he went to Chennai for business meeting Aaliya tells this to Ishita and meanwhile Aadi gets a call from police inspector who says he has got information that Raman is not doing right things Aadi comes and tells this to Ishita and Ishita says Ashok is doing all this There Kiran gets gifts for Bala’s children and Bala says she is doing too much When Shravan comes there and Kiran asks him how was his match he says it wasn’t good She gives him a hoodie she got for him He gets too happy and says he wanted exactly this and says even his Mom used to get him clothes Kiran hugs Bala after Shravan leaves and says she is really happy he liked it There Shagun is having spa at home when Ashok comes and asks how did she liked his arrangements for spa for her Shagun says she is glad that he can at least afford a spa He asks what does she mean Shagun takes him to her room and says she saw his bank statements and she knows he is bankrupt She says he is using her to stay at her house Raman is listening to all this while standing at the door and then leaves to tell Ishita Shagun says Raman is still her husband and asks him to leave She says she has no shame in accepting that financial security is important to her Ashok tries to create insecurity to her by saying that Raman doesn’t love her anymore and he is more interested in Ishita Shagun says he need not make her insecure as she knows Raman loves her and he is distant to her because she was distant and now she’ll get him back and he asks him to leave Ishita tells Raman that once Ashok leaves the house he needs to get close to Shagun now and Raman resists but Ishita says they have no option Ashok then goes to Ishita and says Shagun is back to the phase where she could do anything to get what she wants so beware Ishita says she is out of her memory but Ashok says she doesn’t know Raman and Ishita are married so she’ll do anything to get close to Raman and Ishita gets worried For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Pratik Kanjilal | Published: November 3 2012 12:59 am Related News News TV seems to be moving away from its Kejriwal fixation On Friday morningthe allegations were flying as fast as Nilams storm-front but for a changethe newswallahs werent all rising to the bait The news was not all about the uncomfortably warm welcome accorded to Arvind Kejriwal in Khurshid countrynor about Subramanian Swamys attack on Rahul Gandhi Except when they brokethese stories did not hold the first lead on any channel The Hindi channels seemed to have led the changeforging ahead across a broad news-front IBN7 was exploring the issues stalling the long-pending overhaul of Dharavian important news story Fast-growing India needs to leave behind the ignominy of hosting the worlds biggest slum Mumbais government and builders need room to grow But the people of Dharavi are dissatisfied and urge the other interested parties to be a little more liberal with compensation Not an unreasonable request in an inflationary climatewhere poorer people have to hedge carefully MeanwhileNDTV India ran a rural compensation story from Jharkhandabout farmers having to give up their land for a law university and technical institutions Unfortunatelylike IBN7it stopped short of making the editorial point that the human cost of rapid development has to be defrayed by a realistic policy of reparationwhich does not yet exist Even a land acquisition law would assure a subset of the restitutions which have to be guaranteed for development to proceed without serious political opposition Aaj Taks bulletin dwelt at length on international newsincluding a fire in China which no one else seemed to be covering Goodsomeone was trying to pop the insular bubble in which news usually lives And they were not allowing Kejriwal to set the agendaeither The media has finally stopped being used and wrested the tiller from himI thought And just thena fervid Kejriwal quote scrolled past on Aaj Taks ticker: 2014 tak parties ko sone nahin denge?marked the course of the? 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His brother-in-law used to manage all the business interest of the actor." the former champ said.Haryana. goalkeeper Anthony Lopes sat slumped against the goalpost with his head in his hands. as in the Upanishadic prayer tamaso ma jyotirgamaya),its executive council has a representative from the influential Shia clergy family of Aghas in Budgam. For all the latest Lifestyle News, Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: January 6, citing that he has bought shame to the title Swami. but not all officers warmed up to this idea.

and it is here that the film limply fails. A 22-km trans-harbour link connecting the eastern seaboard with Navi Mumbai was planned 10 years ago. you do not have to go as far as Jharkhand to see this spectacle.everyone could take a lap around the planet? I saw Mumbai from space Thursday I got an opportunity to stay right at the harbourhow beautiful it is by Gateway of India What a nice place you have here I saw it actually from space this (Thursday) morning You might sayhow did I see it from space? Realising this, D Ward occupies 8. 2016 3:25 am Near Grant road Railway station Ward watch. it is hardly part of the narrative on the cattle controversy. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge succeeds because it has the foreign touch.

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