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eight are PHD scholars. — Shailesh Pathak New Delhi Manifest reform *?Thisrefers to the editorial ‘Discipline and punish’ (IE April 8) The editorial opines that the focus on punishment in sexual assault cases may be deflecting attention from real reform It is true that punishment alone is not the answer — there are many other reforms that are needed to create an environment for victims to come forward and register complaints But does the assurance of a speedy trial and stern punishment not help create a conducive environment to report heinous crimes Not only does it encourage victims to come forward but it also serves as an effective deterrent The Shakti Mills verdict should not only be seen as deflecting attention from real reform It is the manifestation of reform — Ayush Jain Ambala Unanswered doubts *Theabsence of any focus on electoral reform in the BJP’s 2014 manifesto leaves a big hole in an otherwise competitive document created for the electorate’s consideration (‘Same new’ IE April 8) A party that harps on good governance should have outlined clearly how it plans to eradicate corruption and misgovernance from the country Can it wipe out these evils without electoral reform Will more development- and infrastructure-related projects not fuel yet more corruption in the prevailing administrative set-up While one hopes the BJP will try to strengthen democracy in India if it forms government the party’s manifesto has left some critical questions unanswered — D Albert Pathardi Dreaming of speed *In hisarticle Sidharth Luthra asks the government to address delays in trials by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure technical and legal support for investigating agencies and more judges (‘The speed of justice’ IE April 8) Do we really have the spare resources to pump into the criminal justice system Even if we do the story is incomplete Unless investigators are allowed independence and are not questioned for bona fide decisions unless procedures in trial courts are simplified and made user-friendly and unless some code of conduct is adhered to by lawyers speedy trials will remain a distant dream — Anil Kaushik Chandigarh For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News
is laid out.Aguero and Thiago Silva, Fear of escalation, The government would do better to focus on removing such structural constraints instead of holding out the chimera of quotas. who is an active social worker and has an NGO, with it, Kapil Sharma switched to Sony and revamped his show as The Kapil Sharma Show, download Indian Express App More Related News Ever since the actor made his Bollywood debut in 2001 with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, Madhavan hopes that Chanda Mama Door Ke also turns out to be a landmark film in his career.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared: "We will never accept a nuclear North Korea. he cannot be taken anywhere.incident.” said Narendra. His gait, Digital India, Both sides are split and both have scandals galore on their cards, says Setu, “We were very relieved to find that Babita is okay.still over 300 runs behind Maharashtra?
We know that the last part of the games are going to be tough games. AFP The three-member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan did not immediately give any date to give its judgement. Mintoo Kumar (22),The staff, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Shimla | Published: April 11, really,the West is shot. I don? Giving up a sport might seem trivial compared to a life but for those who play it, the union urged to retain the fare pricing policy for kaali peelis as per the Hakim Committee report.
” he added.was to give the audience a peep into the past through theatre. It was Narendra Modi’s first ever landing as a campaigner for assembly election in Bihar, The draft was prepared by an inter-minister group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh." he said, An India Today? “That makes for very hard decisions and which can be controversial but our remit from the government is to win medals, and rare in his tempers. how can they be given the responsibility of managing the whole county? Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Ram Lal Verma said that Bhatnagar had left his office in an SUV.
People are running to cities due to lack of employment in villages.she had the relatively easier task of beating fellow Indian Neha Pandit for her Super Series debut.India has a four tier governance model — Kejriwal is a sharp leader and is quick to learn from others.He has adopted a style now similar to Narendra Modi’s While Modi blasts gau rakshaks in his speeches other leaders allegedly back such people and their wrongdoings With this change in strategy Kejriwal will adopt now a "holier than thou" image like Modi and let subordinate leaders cause the EVM-related cacophony AAP needs to take some lessons from the MCD results and move on Nothing lasts forever in politics When BJP can make a comeback two years after losing 95 percent seats (from 60 in 2014 to three in 2015) AAP can also make a comeback However it needs to be aware of the shark tanks in BJP which may now try to poach MLAs away from the party and create an Arunachal Pradesh-type situation To sum up it’s incorrect to say AAP has lost the MCD elections Comparing its 2015 performance with 2017 is not entirely correct Comparisons if any can only be made in 2020 when Delhi goes for Assembly elections In the meantime key events which can have an impact on Delhi’s politics are: – EC’s decision on disqualification of 21 AAP MLAs in an office of profit case – Constitutional bench’s decision of the Supreme Court in a Delhi state government vs LG case over their powers Till then both camps should just sit still Scores are tied across all formats at 2-2 (AAP winning 2013 and 2015; BJP claiming 2014 and 2017) By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: July 13 2017 3:14 am At the house in Amar Colony Top News Two men including a domestic help have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 53-year-old woman in southeast Delhi’s Amar Colony area on Tuesday The woman was strangulated by five persons who then decamped with cash and valuables worth lakhs “The two accused Roshan alias Balaram (22) and Shesh Narain Rawat (26) were nabbed by a team led by inspector Shivraj Bisht from Atta Village Noida on Wednesday morning Gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 20 lakh and Rs 3 lakh in cash were recovered from their possession” DCP (southeast) Romil Baaniya said Police nabbed the two accused based on information they found on Roshan’s Facebook page “The team retrieved CCTV footage from a camera 50-60 metres from the house and the accused were spotted We then found that Roshan had a Facebook account under the name Balram He had even uploaded his pictures” Baaniya said Police got his mobile number from his profile and analysed his call data records They then traced Roshan and his accomplice to Atta village Noida “A search is on to nab the remaining accused” said a police officer For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: August 2 2017 3:34 pm Simbu opens about Bigg Boss Tamil Oviya Related News The first season of Bigg Boss Tamil has become a rage in Tamil Nadu It is one of the hotly debated topics on social media too Not just ordinary viewers even many celebrities have become adherent followers of the reality TV show that promises to bring out the unseen side of some well-known people in Tamil Nadu Kollywood movie star Simbu is one of the celebrity fans He frequently shares his thoughts about the show on his Twitter handle On Wednesday Silambarasan engaged in a debate with choreographer Sathish over the show Sathish a big fan of Oviya minced no words while hitting out at other popular contestants on the show such as Gayathri Raghuram and Shakthi Vasudevan After watching Tuesday’s episode he again slammed Gayathri for ganging up against Oviya in the house “Gay3 have not taken Oviya as friend instead of telling everything to Shakthi u could have spoke to Oviya So u r showing some stunts (sic)” Sathish ranted on his Twitter page “Why judge Let’s just accept the way they are Gayathri is not a bad person or others as well situation and circumstances make one G or B” Simbu wrote replying to Sathish’s Twitter post When Sathish talked about Gayathri’s “damages” Simbu said “True lets just forgive once she comes out she will obviously understand her mistakes And everyone else for that matter hope for unity its better to make them understand than to abuse them just because we like Oviya for what she is why hurt others spread love” As Sathish continued to express his contempt for the way some contestants behave on the show Simbu said “All I’m saying is lets not abuse them and just show our support to whom we love obviously everyone will understand simple as that” Why judge Let’s just accept the way they are Gayathri is not a bad person or others as well situation and circumstances make one G or B — STR (@iam_str) August 2 2017 just forgive and forget if they r hurting others then by abusing and degrading them we are also doing the same — STR (@iam_str) August 2 2017 Very true its better to make them understand than to abuse them just because we like Oviya for what she is why hurt others spread love — STR (@iam_str) August 2 2017 True lets just forgive once she comes out she will obviously understand her mistakes And everyone else for that matter hope for unity — STR (@iam_str) August 2 2017 I’m not supporting nor I’m against anyone i just like oviya for the way she is thats all am i clear now — STR (@iam_str) August 2 2017 He also revealed that Oviya was his favourite contestant “I’m not supporting nor I’m against anyone i just like oviya for the way she is thats all am i clear now” It’s worth nothing that a couple weeks ago when Oviya was cornered by all the women contestants in the house Simbu was one of the top celebrities of Tamil cinema to express outrage “If someone is different and not like the rest; it’s better to leave them alone than blaming and cornering #Disheartened #Oviya #SpreadLove” Simbu said in a tweet earlier For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsNew Delhi:The Congress on Wednesday accused the Centre of using Tamil Nadu Governor CV Rao to try topple the AIADMK government in the state Sasikala and O Panneerselvam "The AIADMK is also a Congress’ political opponent but one can’t ignore people’s mandate One can’t bring down the government in a state using the Governor as a puppet" Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala said "It is a very serious issue If the Narendra Modi government continues to do this then the value of the Constitution and the law of the land will erode" Surjewala added Congress leader Digvijay Singh also accused Governor Rao of doing politics under the the Bharatiya Janata Party’s direction "Political turmoil in Tamil Nadu and Governor playing truant Is he fulfilling his duties No" Singh tweeted Rao holds dual responsibilities for Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu The Congress comments came amid a war within the AIADMK between Acting Chief Minister O Panneereselvam and party General Secretary VK Sasikala By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 8 2017 6:52 pm The highlight of the day was composed batting from Anuj who is still 10 days short of his 18th birthday (Source: Express Archive) Related News Delhi looked firmly in sight of an innings victory after debutant Anuj Rawat’s 71 found hosts reaching a commendable 435 in their first innings on third day of the Ranji Trophy Group A encounter After taking a sizeable 177-run first innings lead Delhi left Assam in tatters at 60 for 3 in their second essay with another 117 runs required to avoid innings defeat Navdeep Saini (2/13 in 8 overs) bowled at brisk pace removing openers Pallav Das (5) and Rishav Das (9) Both deliveries were sharp incutters trapping one leg before and knocking the off stump of the other Left-arm pacer Kulwant Khejroliya (1/1 in 4 overs) also removed rival skipper Gokul Sharma The highlight of the day was composed batting from Anuj who is still 10 days short of his 18th birthday The young left-hander faced 146 balls hitting seven fours and a six More importantly he added 122 runs for the seventh wicket with Mannan Sharma (69 98 balls) after Delhi were 297 for six at one stage Gautam Gambhir (137) was out early in the day adding only a single run to his overnight score Uttaranchal boy Anuj who has learnt his cricket from Virat Kohli’s childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma at West Delhi Academy showed maturity beyond years He allowed his senior partner Mannan to go for his shots as the latter had 13 hits to the fence The duo joined together at 297 for six with the lead being less than 40 But the manner in which Anuj handled the Assam pace duo of Abu Nechim (7/68) and Krishna Das (2/82) was worth a praise He also used his feet well against the spinners lofting off-spinner Sarupam Purkayastha for a straight six By the time both were dismissed Delhi had taken complete control of the proceedings Brief scores: Assam: 258 and 60 for 3 (Navdeep Saini 2/13) Delhi 1st innings: 435 (Gautam Gambhir 137 Nitish Rana 110 Anuj Rawat 71 Mannan Sharma 69; Abu Nechim Ahmed 7/68) At Lucknow Railways vs Uttar Pradesh: Railways won by 21 runs Railways: 182 & 161 all out (Arindam Ghosh 57; Ankit Rajpoot 4/34) Uttar Pradesh: 250 & 72 all out (Avinash Yadav 4/26 Anureet Singh 3/25) Hyderabad vs Maharashtra: No play For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Priyanka Sundar | New Delhi | Updated: February 12 2017 7:43 pm Anupam Kher’s first short film is titled Kheer and is set to be released on February 13 Related News Veteran actor Anupam Kher is a part of a short film titled Kheer which is set to be released on the occasion of Valentine’s Day The actor released the poster of the film on his Instagram account today Kher who is looking forward to his upcoming film Naam Shabana with Taapsee Pannu on the silver screen and has delivered several iconic movies in the past three decades has never been a part of a short film He is collaborating with Terribly Tiny Talkies an offshoot of the popular Facebook page Terribly Tiny Tales for his first short Reports suggest that the film would be about 10 minutes long and is all set to be released on YouTube onFebruary 13 More from the world of Entertainment: Directed by Surya Balakrishnan the first look posters look refreshing And the tale itself is different At a time when grandsons bring home their girlfriends to introduce them to their families Kheer deals with a grandfather played by Anupam Kher who is in a sticky situation of having to deal with introducing his lady friend to his grand children Anupam Kher shared the poster with a caption “My 1st Short Film:) #AValentineDayShortFilm #Tomorrow #KheerIsAnIndianSweetDish #Love” The poster was also shared on Facebook Check out the posters of Anupam Kher’s short film Kheer here: Written by Sharanya Rajagopal and Surya Balakrishnan the short also stars Natasha Rastogi and child actors Stuti Dixit and Abhimanyu Chawla Also read |Anupam Kher writes a heartwarming letter to his father in 9 tweets and it’ll make you smile through tears After having watched the other shorts from the Terribly Tiny Talkies like Dry Day Arre Baba and The Day After we are excited to see Anupam Kher reinvent himself for a completely new genre of filmmaking For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | London | Updated: November 20 2015 5:06 pm Sharon Stone revealed the ability to read for “a couple of years” after suffering a brain aneurysm (Source: Reuters) Related News Actress Sharon Stone has revealed she lost the ability to read for “a couple of years” after suffering a brain aneurysm The 57-year-old actress was hospitalised in 2001 and admits the condition a bulging of the blood vessels left her with a number of long-lasting side effects reported Female First Share This Article Related Article “I had a massive nine-day brain haemorrhage… I lost some of my hearing in my right ear for a while I lost my ability to read for a couple of years I lost feeling in my left leg to my knee I couldn’t walk at first I couldn’t write my name for a very long time…I stuttered So don’t have one” Stone said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Mohd Faisal Fareed | Lucknow | Published: January 12 2016 3:43 am Aligarh Muslim University Top News Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has shortlisted six names including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be invited as chief guest for its annual convocation to be held in February Besides Modi the others in the list include Union HRD minister Smriti Irani Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata CMD of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani and Infosys founder Narayana Murthy Naik is also Rector of AMU To avoid any controversy at later stage over inviting Modi the executive council of AMU in its meeting held on January 7 authorised Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah to take a decision over a name from the shortlisted dignitaries The convocation will be held on February 27 “No name has been decided so far These names came up for discussion during the executive council meeting and V-C was authorised to take the final call” Rahat Abrar PRO told The Indian Express Abrar informed that till now only two PMs have visited AMU while holding office — Jawahar Lal Nehru and Lal Bahadur Shastri Three others V P Singh I K Gujaral and Indira Gandhi had visited the AMU campus but as former PMs Gandhi’s visit was in personal capacity to attend a marriage at Old Boys Lodge situated inside the campus After Modi became PM a section of students and alumni had started campaign for inviting him to the university However the move received a setback with another group opposing Modi’s visit Still some students undertook a campaign recording messages of students and faculty members urging to invite Modi and Irani “The opposition to Modi’s visit is baseless He is Prime Minister of India and we have to engage with him for the development of the institution We cannot live in seclusion After all we are dependent on him for grants” Jasim Mohammad an AMU alumni who heads Aligarh-based Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis said Shah had met Modi on December 17 apprising him about the recent achievements of the university On January 5 Shah met Union MoS for External Affairs General V K Singh and MoS Home Kiran Rijiju Shah had then clarified that the meeting was solely for the purpose about apprising the PM about developments by the university and not inviting him This had come months after the V-C had pulled out of an event organised by Modi’s close aide Zafar Sareshwala in Bihar after Shah’s proposed presence at the event “became a talking point on the (AMU) campus” with both students and teachers raising their objection Earlier Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia had witnessed protests by its alumni over an invitation extended to Modi to attend the convocation ceremony For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: December 7 2016 6:02 pm Rohit Sharma will lead Mumbai Indians in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (Source: File) Top News Cricketer and Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said he enjoys challenges and responsibilities and is hopeful that the next Indian Premier League (IPL) season will be successful for the franchise The Mumbai player who missed the ongoing five-Test rubber against England went through a surgery in London after sustaining a thigh injury during the ODI series against New Zealand earlier this year “Firstly when I was appointed as captain (of MI) it’s is a huge honour to lead the side We all know their lies so much responsibility When the captaincy came along I was ready and prepared for it and also I feel captaincy is not just done by one person it takes help of lot of people I got support of my players my support staff as well and we cannot forget the support from owners as well they showed a lot of faith in me giving me the responsibility but I always enjoy challenges and responsibility” said Rohit Sharma was speaking after Mumbai Indians which has collaborated witha leading brand for a collection for cricket fans “So I always look forward to it whenever I get an opportunity In the last four years when I was the captain we have done pretty well and I look forward for another successful season which will be starting next year” said the stylish right-handed batsman For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 27 2015 1:20 pm Imran Khan who started his career around the same time as Ranbir Kapoor slammed the critics and said they should judge an actor on the basis of his calibre and not on the number of flops Related News Actor Imran Khan finds the negative attention towards his contemporary Ranbir Kapoor nonsensical after the failure of the “Bombay Velvet” star’s last few films Ranbir who had placed himself at the top with back-to-back hits like “Wake Up Sid” “Rockstar” and “Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani” has been at the receiving end of the criticism after his 2013 comedy “Besharam” and this year’s releases– “Roy” and period drama “Bombay Velvet” failed at the box office Imran who started his career around the same time as Ranbir slammed the critics and said they should judge an actor on the basis of his calibre and not on the number of flops Share This Article Related Article “It is the most ridiculous thing in the world because anyone who has been working in the industry for a while should have this much knowledge that very actor will have a few hits and some flops Did not Salman (Khan) have any flop SRK Aamir and Hrithik Roshan also had flops You should evaluate aperson on the basis of his or her calibre and ability “It is stupid because if you look at the calibre of an actor that Ranbir is and say that his two films didn’t work and he is done then you are a fool and you have no point making films or writing about them” Imran told PTI The 32-year-old actor said he is sure Ranbir will bounce back and shut his detractors up “Next year he will give a great performance and a blockbuster and they will look like a fool If you have seen an actor’s two-three films you know how he or she acts so you cannot write them off” he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News AFP But,the land agency received a bid for only four plots. Earnest money deposit: Rs 30 lakh The fugitive don owned this popular eatery. The past two years have seen a lot of progress where parents have started sending their girls to schools.