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The Australians are gradually rebuilding their pace stocks and Cummins is aiming to be one of the contenders for a fast bowling spot when the Ashes series starts at home against England in November. he will choose a winner from the lot. it knows how to make visitors happy. Prakash Jha, For all the latest Opinion News, Therefore, It was heard that Kareena was quite worried and apparently didn’t like that Saif made the picture public.com/RtOtrs1Z1Q — RanbirKapoor. can you? For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Manjeet Kripalani | Published: March 2 2012 12:03 am Related News As Lucknow winds down to March 6a look at Mayawatis legacy Uttar Pradesh is about to elect a new state legislature The results of the seven-stage polling in Indias largest statewhich has 80 members of Parliamentwill decide the fate of the government in New Delhi and more particularly that of the Congress party which leads the national ruling coalition Behind the frantic campaigning of young politicians like Rahul Gandhi of the national Congress and Akhilesh Yadav of the regional Samajwadi Partyis a story about a state emerging from a black hole of economic and social inequity after decades The outcome of the elections in UPcome March 6has implications beyond India A win for the Congress or the SP will boost similar dynastic inclinations among leaders and ruling parties in PakistanSri Lanka and Bangladesh A defeat can cleanse the neighbourhood of an entrenched feudal habitlower the barriers to entry in politics and encourage the rise of grassrootsrepresentative leaders In the last four yearsUP a state long written-off as ungovernable and undevelopable has been growing at 7 per cent on average It isfor the first time in decadeson a par with Indias national growth and if the next government pushes actively for growthit could outpace the country Part of this remarkable progress is the massive number of poverty alleviation schemes being deployed by both the state and Delhi Billions have been invested over the last five years In this regardUP is a giant welfare lab But in Indian termsit is also a rare success becauseeven with leakages to corrupt politiciansenough spending has actually made it to the ground to benefit the worst-off Simultaneous with the poverty programmes is the infusion of pride for the Dalit the community lowest on the Indian caste hierarchy for centuries by Mayawatithe chief minister of the state and a Dalit herself Her ascent was accompanied by expenditure on a vast variety of public projects most significantly the Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Gomti Park in Lucknowa magnificent 107-acre public space with statues of Dalit icons like Ambedkarwho co-wrote the ConstitutionLord Buddhawhom the Dalits worship and statues of herself It is transforming Lucknow from a decaying city of Nawabs into a resurgent metro On the groundMayawati has ensured that her constituency gets most benefits and they have pulled along much of UPs poor There are schoolseven some collegeshospitals and small businesses in the smallestmost dishevelled of villages There are fewer straw huts and more cemented homes a development that is changing the very structure of rural society Every family has children in school and many youtheven those from the most deprived communitieshave college degrees Now they want more They want professional colleges like engineering and medicinesanitation24-hour electricitygood infrastructure And they want jobs closer to homeunlike their parents and grandparents who toiled in Delhi or Mumbai to escape impoverishment Mayawatis biggest challenge is creating those jobs They wont come from Indias state sectornotoriously inefficient and captive to political patronage Private industry had long left UPfed up with the crime and massive corruption of successive governments Is this up-from-the-bottom Dalit leader capable of bringing in confident investment One way could be to galvanise UPs agricultural potential The population of this fertile statethrough which the Ganges river flowshas embedded farming skills It could be a hub for rural innovationproviding meaningful work to millions of underemployed peasants while freeing up the educated young for skilled jobs in agriculture-related industry Imagine a market the size of Brazil all within India Mayawati is a risk-taker Her actions so far have broken down the old social order by pulling the lower castes out of their accustomed place at the bottom an example for nearby Nepal and Pakistan where the still-entrenched caste system keeps society feudal and poor Some might say Mayawati has a bit of US President Obama in her She didnt get to Harvardbut like himshe too is from an unprivileged background Like himshe has sought change through education and large government programmes But unlike US leaders who flounder with big spending programmesMayawati has shown how effectively it can be done The writer is co-founder and executive directorGateway House: Indian Council on Global [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 11 2016 4:55 pm COAI which has members including Bharti Airtel Idea and Vodafone wrote to wrote to the Department of Telecom (DoT) demanding that Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) or RJio (File) Top News Levelling charges against Trai of “tilting the playing field” and newcomer Reliance Jio of bypassing regulations existing operators’ body COAI has sought meetings with the Prime Minister’s Office as well as the Telecom Minister to raise these issues with them It has been up in arms against Trai’s consultation paper on call connect charges calling the move “unfair on incumbent operators” and has questioned the regulator’s urgency in initiating the process of interconnect review claiming that it “favours new entrants” “We will meet Secretary Department of Telecom (DoT) JS Deepak tomorrow We will highlight the issue that we see Trai’s opinion tilting the playing field” COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews told PTI “DoT as a licensor is responsible for ensuring level playing field… In this context we will also be taking up our concerns related to RJio” he added He said the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has also sought a meeting with the Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha and the PMO to highlight the matter but it is yet to hear from them A war of words has broken out between existing telecom operators and Reliance Jio after COAI called the latter’s testing of network a bypass of regulations with the Mukesh Ambani firm hitting back saying the charge is a bid to block its rollout COAI which has members including Bharti Airtel Idea and Vodafone on August 8 wrote to the Department of Telecom (DoT) demanding that Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) or RJio immediately stop all connections provided to 15 million users because it had allegedly bypassed regulations by offering full-fledged services under the guise of test connections RJio has hit back in a 8-page letter saying COAI charges were “malicious unfounded ill-informed and frivolous and are contrary to actual facts” and was “promoting the vested interests of the incumbent dominant operators” A senior RJio official alleged telecom operators of “artificially and illegally” blocking its network in “an anti-competitive manner” “RJIL has already extended the media to the other operators’ premises at its own cost However the other operators instead of augmenting the point of interconnections (PoIs) are blocking the POI augmentation on various unreasonable grounds” the company said in the letter It said due to insufficient interconnection even the existing 15 lakh test users are experiencing 65 per cent call failures owing to congestion at PoIs On Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Mathews said: “On many of the consultation papers brought out by TRAI the topics that are selected seem to be favouring new entrants to the detriment of the existing mobile operators” He said that such contentious discussion papers included the recent one on Interconnection Usage Charge or IUC as well as those on service quality differential pricing and free data Besides Mathews other association members who would be attending the meeting with Telecom Secretary are COAI Chairman Gopal Vittal (MD & CEO – India & South Asia Bharti Airtel) and Vice Chairman Sunil Sood (MD & CEO Vodafone India) For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Top NewsA political worker’s three-year-old granddaughter was also beaten up when goons raided his residence late in the night and thrashed the members of his family Why To keep them from voting the morning after For a moment though forget the political affiliation of the henchmen or the victim The incident is a chilling reminder of two axiomatic truths in West Bengal One violence is the norm not aberration during polls Two since violence replaces ideas and ideologies as the key to power the ruling party uses every trick in the book to perpetrate it A strange perversion takes place in the order of polity Lawkeepers are blamed for trying to maintain law and order and creating an atmosphere of safety for voters to cast their ballots Goons in tow party leaders take umbrage at not being allowed to break the rule Adult suffrage is the cornerstone of democracy But only when it is free and fair If the rules of the game are cynically subverted question must be raised whether merely holding elections is proof enough of a functional democracy Representational image PTI To be fair to the ruling Trinamool Congress party it did not pioneer the state’s culture of violence during polls The Left Front now at the receiving end of own medicine had for decades perfected the art Its armies of local toughs henchmen and cadres would go about threatening voters eliminating them if necessary and rig polls with such élan that a term called ‘scientific rigging’ was added to Bengal’s voting lexicon If anything the job has become tougher for the party in power There is the omnipresent media with a battery of reporters and video journalists The Election Commission is armed to the teeth via a constitutional statute and has shown that it is ready to bare fangs In fact so tight was the vigil on Monday during Phase 4 of the Assembly elections that many TMC leaders were extremely peeved with the EC for "acting as CPIM agents and creating terror" That doesn’t mean that the ruling party was found wanting in effort Hoodlums allegedly associated with Trinamool Congress threatened the family members of CPIM polling agent Tito Samajpati on Sunday night in Barendra Nagar area of Halishahar a constituency in North 24 Parganas which went to vote on Monday The family’s mistake was to dial the number of local CPM candidate Rabindranath Mukherjee who alerted the cops A team of local police and central forces arrived to meet the family No sooner did they leave however goons returned this time allegedly armed with revolvers They barged into the rooms beat up the unwell Samajpati his daughter Debashree and also didn’t spare the little Sayantika who took some blows on her tender arms The toddler’s feed was kicked around and the rooms ransacked Debashree’s 16-year-old son and husband were thrashed too Bijpur MLA Subhrangshu Roy son of TMC heavyweight Mukul Roy whose name has been linked to the Narada sting was quick to deny his party’s involvement “What has happened is extremely unfortunate and despicable I condemn it No link has yet been established between the attackers and TMC Police are conducting an inquiry We too are looking into the incident at the party level Anyone found guilty must face strict punishment“ Roy was quoted as saying in Times of India If the attack was aimed at intimidating the voters and sending a message then the goons failed in their task as the spirited Debashree under the supervision of an EC team who took suo motu cognisance of the incident took the baby in the crook of her arms on Monday and exercised her democratic right The question though is this In Monday’s fourth phase voting was held across 49 seats involving 108 crore voters in about 12500 polling stations Is it possible for the EC to keep a close eye over every booth in every constituency "No" says Tanmay Bhattacharya The CPIM candidate from Dum Dum north bled from deep cuts in his hand when alleged TMC goons threw stones at his car smashing the windshield and injuring him "The EC and central forces have done a commendable job But it is not possible for them to scan all lanes and bylanes of every ward The goons play hide and seek with security personnel They lie low when a vehicle passes and spring a mischief the moment law enforcers are out of sight" Bhattcharya was quoted as saying in TV channels on Monday The question therefore is one of intent The EC and its army of 90000 forces (including state police) performed a mini miracle on Monday They chased away outsiders lathicharged on troublemakers clamped down on illegal assembly tried to remove false voting and generally kept the local toughs and goons on their toes Central forces scanned media vehicles ambulances and even police vans A total of 229 arrests were made on Monday alone out of which 207 were preventive The police too marked a dramatic improvement in their performance a far cry from 2015 when they stayed as mute spectators and gangs took control of civic body polls Faced with such pro-activeness from security personnel TMC were thoroughly disgruntled led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "The EC is preventing people from voting by clamping Section 144 This is uncalled for Has a curfew been imposed Our flags party offices have been demolished by central forces Why just stop at 6 phases why not hold voting over 294 phases in 294 seats" the TMC supremo said at a rally in Patuli on Monday evening Taking a cue from her TMC ministers fired salvo after salvo against the EC Outgoing finance minister Amit Mitra agriculture minister Purnendu Basu and marketing minister Arup Ray complained that due to the "terror" launched by central forces "people were not allowed to vote freely and fairly" Basu even went on to say that this was an "undeclared emergency" Bucking the usual trend in polls in Bengal there was no miraculous spike in voting percentage in the late hours of Monday the most telling indication that "ghosts" were not able to haunt the polling booths Undeclared emergency indeed Written by Lalmani Verma | Lucknow | Published: September 14 2017 11:21 am Related News In Agra the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) plans to deploy Bajrang Dal activists with batons to ensure “security of Hindu girls from eve-teasing and love jihad” during the four-day Dussehra celebrations from September 16 Twenty such workers will be deployed at each of the five outposts called “Suraksha Chowkis” and will be issued VHP-approved identity cards and will wear saffron clothes said Manoj Kumar VHP’s Braj region organisation secretary Each team will comprise about half a dozen girl volunteers also from Durga Vahini VHP’s women wing “The outposts have been set up to keep watch on anti-social elements to save the girls from eve-teasing and Love Jihad The need for such outposts were felt because three incidents of love jihad were reported from Agra in past few days” he said “Bajrang Dal workers at the Suraksha Chowki will keep watch to ensure that youths of a particular community do not enter the Mahotsav area with evil intention” When asked how Bajrang Dal men will identify the youths of the “particular community” and their “evil intentions” Manoj said “Such people move in groups If it is noticed that someone is indulging in eve-teasing or trying to speak to any girl and the girl is ignoring him volunteers at the outposts will catch the youth and will hand him over to the police” he said The identity cards he said was so that the administration can identify them VHP Agra Mahanagar president Deepak Agrawal said Bajrang Dal workers at five outposts will cooperate with the administration to prevent anti-Hindu incidents and check entry of anti-social elements at Janakpuri festival area During the four-day celebrations a “Ram Baraat” will be taken out on September 16 which will traverse a 10-km area in the city starting from Mankameshwar temple The ‘Janakpuri Mahostav’ will be organised on September 17 18 and 19 The Ram Baraat procession will also see tableau of the proposed temple in Ayodhya for the first time in a decade VHP’s Manoj Kumar said “A new tableau has been prepared and it will move with Ram Baarat so that people could take pledge for Ram temple construction” he said The VHP has decided to launch a campaign during Janakpuri Mahostva called “Har ghar Bajrangi — Whatsapp Bajrangi” Deepak Agrawal said the campaign will aim at increasing the Dal’s supporters by encouraging them to join through a Whatsapp number For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: December 5 2016 8:50 am Shah Rukh Khan and Salman renewed their friendship vows by joking about their past rivalry and declared that there were like brothers to each other Related News Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan were the toast of Star screen awards as the duo took to the stage after long time to co-host a segment in Star screen awards And soon the audience had everyone in splits with their wisecracks Making it a point to highlight their strong friendship the stars took ample digs at those who chose to add fuel to fire during their warring days by talking behind their backs about each other Choosing friendship as the theme for their segment SRK and Salman renewed their friendship vows by joking about their past rivalry and declared that there were like brothers to each other Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan left the audience in splits with their wisecracks “I and Salman are brothers ” said SRK Salman on his part said it was fun hosting the show with SRK and called their so called rivalry as a thing blown out of proportion More from the world of Entertainment: In their segment Salman also made it a point to call Aamir Khan his ‘langote’ yaar and said he would watch the very first show of Dangal Also read :Shah Rukh Khan Salman Khan to host award show Later while talking to Indian Expresscom SRK said that he was happy with the response received for Dear Zindagi and said that he was looking forward to Raees King Khan also expressed hope that the movie would have a hassle free release For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWhen Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Mumbai on Saturdayto lay the foundation stone oftheChhatrapati Shivaji memorial a 192-metre structure off the coast he would kill multiple birds with one stone Not only would he hijack one of Maharashtra’s most popular icons for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) it was also supposed to be the most potent tool its ally Shiv Sena had in the run-up to the municipal elections next year Moreover healso delivers a stunning blow to the Congress-NCP combine which had mooted the project in 2005 and used it as a poll plank for the 2009 and 2014 Assembly elections Though Congress and NCP are led by Maratha feudal lords who understand the tokenism and emotion of politics they would see the BJP take credit for a 11-year-old idea they had come up with And finally the BJP would finally have the perfect opportunity to placate and pacify the Maratha community currently agitating for reservations TheBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections will take place early next year and the Sena looks set to retain power Thepre-poll alliance between BJP and Shiv Sena however hasn’t been finalised yet and intense campaigning by the former to expose corruption in the municipal body has made the Sena jittery If the twoparties do go solo it could well be that BJP emerges as Sena’s strongest rival apart from the Congress And if thereis a fractured mandate there might even be a post-poll alliance of the two saffron partners similar to the one they agreed upon after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Shivaji Statue on Saturday Reuters But BJP high on confidence after the general and Assembly election wins from two years ago will hold Sena on a tight leash if the two parties are to have a pre-poll tie-up? and Mowgli racing through a dark forest holding aloft a torch.

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