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000 births in 2011-13, compared to what is allotted,which will elect the lower house of its parliament on September 18, "Why I have come out today is because a malicious attempt is being made to ignite passions.. It is easy to ignite passions and then regret at leisure My attempt is an appeal that this is not a Dalit versus non-Dalit issue Let us not encourage any rumour mongering that promotes casteism and provokes communities I request let us be extremely responsible." Significantly it is not the high-profile political tourism over Vemula’s death that has turned Hyderabad into a tinderbox now but the elections for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation that are to take place on 2 February While the national parties and the likes of AAP TMC and Left have made their position clear the views of the two regional parties whose opinions perhaps would have mattered most—the TRS and the TDP—are not known to the wider world Or perhaps no one outside of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana cares about what they have to say for Vemula’s unfortunate death has become a national issue The government’s decision to pitch Irani known for her aggressive articulation thus has been largely strategic As HRD minister the issue concerns her ministerial domain but she took four days to come out and make the government’s position known on the subject Smriti’s defence for the delay was that she was ascertaining facts and since she held a responsible constitutional position she couldn’t have spoken without adequate information officially made available to her A ministerial fact-finding team had been sent to the University of Hyderabad to get details from the institution and the local police She however held her media briefing hours before the fact finding team was to submit its report to her The key questions that agitated everyone’s mind when she held that briefing was whether Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya was right in writing to her that the University of Hyderabad had become a den of casteist extremist and anti-national politics The labour minister also sought action against Ambedkar Students Association activists and alleged that the university administration had become "mute spectators" The second question was if Irani’s ministry was pressurising the University of Hyderabad by sending five reminders while seeking response on Dattatreya letter An FIR has been filed against Dattatreya and the institution’s vice chancellor Appa Rao Podile Smriti one must admit had come prepared with facts and perspective She referred to a letter written by Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP Hanumantha Rao on 17 November pertaining to sufferings of marginalised community members from the Telangana region in the university According to an official circular on Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedure issued by V Narayansamy the then minister of personnel in the UPA government if there is a VIP (MP) reference it has to be acknowledged in 15 days and another 15 days may be taken to reply to it Since no response was forthcoming from the university the ministry had to send reminders As per the procedure the ministry kept sending reminders to the university from September till late November The university finally responded in the first week of January Smriti said by sending reminders the ministry was not doing any special favours to Dattatreya or acting under his pressure but was simply following the procedure because the ministry had sent six reminders to university on Hanumatha Rao’s letter While defending the government she also referred to the High Court the executive council nominated by the UPA government disciplinary committee hostel warden while emphasizing that some of these officials were from the Dalit community But what the HRD minister didn’t seem to realise is that she took too much of time in ascertaining her facts The issue has gone beyond the realm of administrative matter It has become a social political and a perception issue against her government and her party — the BJP On Sunday morning an empty hall greeted BJP leaders in Agra Just a few days ago the BJP had dreamt of filling up the hall with 40000 Dalits and giving a rousing welcome to party chief Amit Shah But its inability to gather even 1000 Dalits in a city that has them in huge numbers set off a quick chain of political events The first casualty has come from Gujarat The state’s chief minister Anandiben Patel quit interestingly after a posting a note on Facebook Now state BJP chief Vijay Rupani will likely take over as CM Coincidentally it is Rupani’s birthday on Tuesday Anandiben Patel PTI Anandiben Patel’s resignation was not a question of ‘if’ but ‘when’ But the failure of BJP’s Dalit outreach programme in UP underlined by the Agra disaster hastened her exit Under her watch Gujarat was slipping rapidly away from the BJP’s hand Since the ramification of losing Narendra Modi’s bastion would have set off a chain of events that would have been politically disastrous the BJP just couldn’t have continued to twiddle its thumbs in the state It also needed to give a message to Dalits especially those in UP that the BJP was concerned about the growing unrest in the community Anandiben had to go In a message posted on her Facebook page the Gujarat CM on Monday announced she has asked the central leadership to relieve her of her duty Patel said she had tendered her resignation two months ago to give “enough time to the new incumbent to prepare for important events like the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat summit” The CM said she has asked the party to relieve her a few months before she turns 75 Patel then proceeded to meet the Gujarat Governor She also gave a detailed statement on Monday evening Gujarat had turned into a veritable mess since last year’s Patidar Andolan for reservation that led to massive protests and violence throughout the state In the aftermath of the protests Gujarat’s Patidars appeared to be drifting away from the party they had supported for almost two decades Their 15 percent votes had been the bedrock of the BJP’s successive electoral wins in the state But the recent local bodies elections in Gujarat showed that ground beneath the BJP’s feet is shifting In Saurashtra the BJP suffered major losses in the polls ceding ground to the Congress The very fact that the BJP had failed to retain the support of the Patels in spite of having a politician from the community as the chief minister meant Anandiben’s days were numbered While the dust was yet to settle on the Patidar Andolan — it is still alive and kicking in Gujarat ready to erupt when the time is right — Anandiben was rocked by a series of allegations of corruption especially against her daughter Anar For years BJP had thrived in Gujarat on the reputation of Modi as an incorruptible CM His ‘na khaoonga na khaane doonga’ slogan had paved the way for a mini electoral revolution across India leading to the UPA’s demolition in 2014 Though the BJP brazened out the charges against the CM and her daughter there remained an undercurrent of discomfort within the party Anandiben may still have ploughed on creating the impression that she would make way for someone else after the next assembly polls due in around 18 months Since Modi believes in giving his trusted lieutenants a long run and doesn’t easily give in under pressure it was widely believed that Anandiben will survive till the elections The BJP was toying with the idea of retaining her and simultaneously projecting a young leader as her successor after the polls But the Dalit agitation in Gujarat forced the BJP’s hand For the past 15 days massive protests by Dalits against oppression by upper castes and cow vigilante groups had been giving sleepless nights to the BJP not just because of the impact on Gujarat but also in many other poll-bound states Dalits are just 7 percent of Gujarat’s electorate They have traditionally supported the Congress in Gujarat elections On paper their revolt did not appear a big setback to the Gujarat BJP But the ongoing stir ruined its plans of a massive Dalit outreach in Uttar Pradesh and effectively demolished the dream of uniting the virat Hindutva parivar in a political coalition Somebody had to pay the price for this Anandiben did Ironically like Smriti Irani Anandiben was handpicked by Modi for the job Both have fallen to Dalit politics One a victim of her inability to handle the aftermath of Rohith Vemula’s suicide The other of the BJP’s dangerous ploy of trying to run with Dalits and hunt with gau rakshaks Written by Ajay Khape | Pune | Published: April 25 2017 9:21 am A traffic policeman at work under an umbrella on Deccan Road Arul Horizon Top News In an effort to provide relief to traffic police controlling the traffic on city roads during summer or rainy season the Pune Traffic police has sought traffic booths at 100 junctions across the city In a list of demand put up with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) DCP Traffic Pravin Mundhe said the traffic policemen stand throughout the day on city junctions to manage traffic but they do not have any place of shelter in the city during summer or rainy season “The PMC should provide traffic booths at 100 junctions in the city” he said in a letter to mayor Mukta Tilak and Standing committee chairperson Murlidha Mohol He said the planning of traffic control in the city is jointly done by traffic police and the PMC with the police controlling the traffic and civic body providing the necessary equipment and facilities for the purpose There are 21 traffic zones in the city Mundhe said there was a need to provide necessary equipment for the purpose which include 50 chains 300 jammers 300 cones 75 ropes 1500 LED battons 1500 florescent jacket 200 plastic divider and 750 barricades The PMC also needs to install boards of P1 and P2 at 264 places 72 no-entry 296 notice boards 30 boards for no-entry for heavy vehicles 467 no-parking boards 9 U- turn boards and 7 one-way boards He insisted that all the boards in the city should be of the same kind and at a similar height They should not be fit with nut and bolt but be welded The board should of material that has no resale value so that they would not get stolen and that an agency should be appointed for the purpose to install the boards as per the demand of traffic police he wrote in the letter The civic body should appoint a separate agency for painting zebra crossing stoppage line parking line on city roads The letter further said that it was necessary to do the painting once in a month at all the main junctions and roads PMC Traffic Planner and Chief Engineer Srinivas Bonala said that the traffic police’s demand would be taken up for discussion and it would do whatever the civic body feels feasible “The traffic police works to manage the traffic of the city The PMC had provided some equipment a few years ago but the fresh demand would be taken up for consideration The traffic booths were once installed in the past but removed after it was found that the citizens were using it to put advertisements on it” he said adding that the traffic booths would have to be designed in a way that they were not misused For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Pratik Kanjilal | New Delhi | Updated: July 28 2016 7:31 pm Mahasweta Devi won the Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith awards for literary excellence while the Ramon Magsaysay award and the Padma Vibhushan also recognise the political import of her work both as writer and activist Express Archive/Partha Paul Top News When India was guest nation of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2006 Mahasweta Devi already frail at the age of 90 was the natural choice for keynote speaker Though the Sahitya Akademi had sent over 70 writers representing the major Indian languages – including some of the most respected writers in English – her voice was the most credible for listeners from the publishing houses of the West It spoke in a register which resonated with them and told of the cicatrice of extraordinary inequalities and exclusions which disfigures Indian society and of the exploitative structures on which Indian society and culture stand Ten years after the world of Indian literature mourns her loss Her ability to communicate across languages and cultures the simplest starkest realities of the lives of India’s dispossessed left many in awe She did receive a strong impetus from postcolonial criticism – her translator Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak was an important figure of the movement – but while her stories were locally inflected her concerns were universal Interestingly the realities of everyday rural life which moved her to start writing in the Sixties when she taught at a college in the outskirts of Kolkata were largely those which moved the youth of the city to join the armed agrarian revolt at Naxalbari Indeed the setting of her most famous novel Hajar Churashir Ma (of 1974 filmed by Govind Nihalani in 1998) is the Naxalite movement WATCH VIDEO:Eminent Writer Mahasweta Devi Dies At 90 Devi won the Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith awards for literary excellence while the Ramon Magsaysay award and the Padma Vibhushan also recognise the political import of her work both as writer and activist Her best-known stories wereagitprop In his forthcoming book The Great Derangement Amitav Ghosh notes ruefully that authors turn instinctively to nonfiction to address political issues like climate change But politics – including environmental politics – informs the creative work of Devi analysing the countervailing forces of nature and civilisation history and moderisation It is a unique thread in the story of Indian literature drawing on the diverse worlds of India’s tribals dalits women and the peasantry – the vanquished of history She has listening closely to them amplified their concerns and brought them to the attention of the mainstream This ability to turn subaltern lives into fictional polemic the ease with which she made the personal the political was her legacy to modern Indian letters For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Published: January 5 2017 4:50 pm Padmavati: Family of the deceased painter has received a compensation of Rs 23 lakh Related News On December 25 2016 we had reported that there was an accident that took place on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next Padmavati The painter who lost his life while on duty was Mukesh Bihari Dhakiya and on January 4 the family of the deceased has received a compensation of Rs 23 lakh The amount has been distributed among his wife mother and two sons This was the outcome of a mutual understanding between Bhansalis and the Dhakia family according to the minutes of the meeting attended by Film Studios Setting and Allied Mazdoor Union Also read |Accident on Padmavati set one painter dead The accident had taken place at a Bhansali production erected sets in the Filmcity Mumbai and his Accidental Death Report (ADR) was registered in Aarey Colony Police Station He was declared dead at Kokilaben Hospital Mumbai Shobha Santa the CEO of Bhansali Productions on this incident had said “What took place was extremely unfortunate and completely unforeseen We are making every effort to help the victim and we grieve the death of the deceased” The film’s actress Deepika Padukone had also tweeted “Shocked and saddened by the news…May his soul rest in peace and my most sincere condolences to his family.

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please hold secularism dearly? Josy Joseph of The Times of India won the coveted Journalist of the Year Award (Print) for his expose of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scandal and Ravish Kumar of NDTV India took home the Journalist of the Year Award (Broadcast) for his sensitiveserious and well-researched primetime shows As the award ceremony endedthe many-headed beast called social media took centre stageas panelists debated on Whos afraid of social media?moderated by Seema Chishti of The Indian Express and Sagarika Ghose of CNN-IBN The engaging debate was made livelier when Quraishi raised the issue of protecting the anonymousciting the case of the two Palghar girls arrested in the Facebook-Thackeray row For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Faisal Fareed | Lucknow | Published: July 1 2012 5:18 am Related News Accepting expensive gifts like gold crownsprivate hospitality when on official toursrunning any kind of businessentering into any kind of property deal with the government all these have been prohibited for UP ministers In a most confidential letter to his ministers earlier this weekChief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has laid down certain dos and donts for themand asked for total compliance in the interest of transparency and probity in public life To begin withhe has asked the ministers to make a declaration of their own assetsand those of their family members and dependent relatives Akhileshwho took over as Chief Minister on March 15declared his assets on March 27 After two dayshe also declared the assets of his wife Dimple Yadav The details were posted on the official website of the state government It was expected that all ministers will follow suit Barring Minister of State for Social Welfare Narendra Vermanone did For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsKayamkulam Kochunni: Mohanlal joins Nivin Pauly in upcoming Malayalam period film FP Staff Jan09 2018 13:37 42 IST Comment 0 Tweet Malayalam actor Mohanlal has joined the cast of Kayamkulam Kochunni which has Nivin Pauly in the leading role The film is one of the most awaited projects of this year as Pauly plays the character of a 19th century thief who steals from the rich only to help the poor reports Scroll Pauly confirmed the news on Twitter welcoming the senior actor on board He said it is a dream come true for him to be working alongside such a "complete" actor who is also perfect for the role that he has been roped in for It’s official The charismatic Lalettan joins #KayamkulamKochunni @Mohanlal pictwittercom/XkVaBpRnK6 — Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) January 8 2018 The project is being directed by Rosshan Andrrews while the script has been written by screenwriter duo Bobby-Sanjay The three have in the past collaborated on numerous films like Notebook Casanovva 36 Vayadhinile and School Bus They also have an untitled Kamal Haasan starrer in the pipeline along with Naale Ravile which has just been announced Pauly on the other hand is currently busy with Hey Jude which has Trisha in the leading role and Moothon which is a Geetu Mohandas bilingual Mohanlal is currently filming Odiyan which will hit the theatres this year Published Date: Jan 09 2018 13:37 PM | Updated Date: Jan 09 2018 13:37 PM tags: #Bobby-Sanjay #Hey Jude #Kayamkulam Kochunni #Mohanlal #Nivin Pauly #Odiyan #Rosshan Andrrews also see Angelina Jolie attends Golden Globes with son; first glimpse of Naa Nuvve: Social Media Stalkers’ Guide London: England manager Gareth Southgate hopes his young team have started to win back supporters following successive 0-0 draws against heavyweights Germany and Brazil England endured a torrid 2016 humiliated by Iceland at the European Championship before new manager Sam Allardyce was brought down by a newspaper sting hastening Southgate’s appointment But having qualified for next year’s World Cup they made light of a glut of absentees to hold Brazil and Germany — the world’s two top-ranked teams — to goalless draws in their last two games of 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate protests during the international friendly against Brazil AP "We’re building and Brazil are pretty close to the finished article They’re a settled team an outstanding team" Southgate told reporters after Tuesday’s stalemate with Brazil at Wembley "We’re at a different point on our journey but we will take huge belief from what we’ve done "I think and hope the English public have seen that these boys have given absolutely everything and have played with pride and passion "I hope there’s a little bit more of a connection between the supporters and the team" While Brazil’s attack bristled with star quality England’s defence was striking in its relative callowness But Liverpool’s Joe Gomez shone on his full debut earning the man-of-the-match award for successfully shackling Neymar and Leicester City’s Harry Maguire making only his third appearance grew into the game impressively Southgate praised Gomez 20 for his "calmness" and hailed John Stones for a "really mature" performance at the heart of such an inexperienced three-man back line "We can look at areas that we need to improve but we’ve found so many positives in terms of players who’ve performed at this level for the first time the likes of Maguire" Southgate said "It’s not going to get much tougher than it was for them tonight They will gain huge confidence and as a group it’ll stand them in really good stead moving forward" England ‘like ice’ Southgate offered reassuring news on 21-year-old midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek who was forced off in the 34th minute four days after his encouraging international debut in the 0-0 draw with Germany "It’s a problem with his back which he’s had periodically" said the England manager who gave Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke 20 his debut as a late substitute "I don’t expect it to be a problem" Brazil coach Tite said playing against England who sat deep with their wing-backs at the same level as their three centre-backs would prove a valuable lesson for his team "Today we learnt something tactical about playing against a five-man defence" he said "That’s why we had to be so strong They were counting on us to lose our minds and give them opportunities on the counter-attack "They were like ice –- they were really cold and never lost their minds We had to play to the side and try to find space "We didn’t lose our minds so it was a good test It’s good for the second part of our preparation for the World Cup" With Neymar pulling the strings from the left Brazil dominated possession but came no closer to scoring than a late effort from substitute Fernandinho that skimmed Joe Hart’s right-hand post In light of his side’s struggles to break down England Tite said he would consider withdrawing Philippe Coutinho into midfield and starting with Willian in attack the Chelsea winger having come on from the bench "If you have Coutinho in perfect condition 100 percent fit we could try to use him in the middle and Willian as a winger" said Tite "Right now Coutinho is playing like this for Liverpool If he was in a normal position we could try this" Mohali:Cancer survivor and World Cuphero India batsman Yuvraj Singh gave some vital tips to 17young kids who fought their own battles against the dreadeddisease during an interaction on Sunday Yuvraj who hit a 24-ball 42 to guide his IPL teamSunrisers Hyderabad to a seven-wicket win against Kings XIPunjab then met a group of children many among themaged 7 or 8 at the PCA stadium File image of Yuvraj Singh PTI When a young kid asked Yuvraj if he will again hit thosesix sixes the 34-year-old who hails from Chandigarh said? she added. 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