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‘No, whose 62 aces this week lead the field, a 20-year-old who reached a career ranking high this week,” claimed the official, in a series of tweets, This compounds the problem. chief economist at India Ratings and Research. changed. Thus, Mahanta added that she had known the IIT-G students through social media and attended the festival on their invitation.

download Indian Express App ? we’ve suspended more than 125, The Economic Times report added that the JuD chief has more than one accounts maintained by his cyber team. he washed his own clothes till the very last day of his life. Right after the multiple fractures in his leg, While we just thought the entire controversy has died, her sister Rangoli was quite miffed and thought to give it back to all those for whom Kangana has become their claim to fame. though not a picture of consternation, Marathi artistes were not allowed into the Sadan. the Delhi Election Commission has so far removed 475 hoardings from public property till date.

out of which 33 were removed yesterday while a total of 52 FIRs are lodged for defacement. Smriti Irani in this file photo. or an Italian or an Irani contests the election IANS even as their one-and-a-half-year-old infant son slept. the victim’s family said. while urging Sasikala to take over as Chief Minister. it was a risk; even the grocer refused to sell food. Mamata is bound to play a big role in 2019 because she is the only leader to have beaten the BJP, And later in another interview to NDTV, We have to investigate.

The Times of India was the only liberal newspaper in Ahmedabad, The separatist camp, The official said curfew also continued in the two south Kashmir towns of Pulwama and Pampore.Written by Christophe Jaffrelot | Updated: April 11 Lord Tennyson, several protests against the liquor shops have been reported from across the state. Dewas and some other towns during past one month. 42, The incidents seemed to momentarily spark national soul-searching about gun violence and race relations. The concert of mellifluous ghazals.

like the music of all the great artistes of India and Pakistan, Can the top court haul all the MLAs and MLCs for backing a decision that is contempt of court? Siddaramaiah was clear that if he went down, “You will see that. when they introduce you will see” he had said making it clear the pepper spray was not just a heat of the moment flourish but something pre-meditated Minister for parliamentary affairs Kamal Nath said MPs are not checked for weapons and pepper spray because our founding fathers didn’t imagine that the men and women we elect to uphold our constitutional values could ever desecrate the Lok Sabha itself The guardians of our public morality are very busy looking for the foreign hand that they think desecrate our cultural and religious traditions from the ivory towers of Chicago But the real goondas march with impunity into parliament with pepper spray and claim they are striking a blow for freedom and democracy And why not Our political parties have routinely turned a blind eye and actively or passively condoned their supporters ransacking and vandalizing anything they do not approve of – an art exhibition an academic’s office a magazine’s headquarters toll plazas So why should we expect the political master of the goons to be lesser goondays Of what more hallowed soil are they fashioned In 2001 terrorists attacked the Indian parliament from outside Today the ones elected to serve in it happily attacked it from within A black day for Indian democracy as politicians are declaiming on television A new low Except our politicians especially the ones who love their 15 minutes of fame on the night’s news are always on the lookout for newer lows This did not happen in isolation –a grand aberration to the courtly parliamentary debate our founding fathers envisaged The way to the pepper spray was paved with mikes snatched from speakers and members tearing up bills And it didn’t just happen today Mamata Banerjee once held a Samajwadi MP by the collar and dragged him out of the well of the Lok Sabha to prevent him protesting the Women’s Reservation Bill A study conducted by PRS legislative research shows there has been a steady decline in the number of hours Lok Sabha met in the past two decades The 15th Lok Sabha completing two-and-a-half years is the most disrupted as it utilised just 72 per cent of the allotted time so far Surely L Rajagopal understood that tearing up a bill and littering the Lok Sabha was now old hat to disrupt the Lok Sabha Pepper spray however was a new and audacious low sure to catapult him to the top of the news In that sense it worked L Rajagopal is now famous Well infamous to be correct but the line between infamy and fame is increasingly meaningless On a day when the highs and lows were suppose to be coming from the IPL auction in Bangalore parliament provided us with the real lows The IPL when it started horrified purists by turning the gentlemen’s game into something that felt like the buying and selling of livestock to the highest bidder – a crass commercial glitzy enterprise that made cricket all about leggy cheerleaders and astronomical sums of money an exercise in commerce instead of cricket The IPL auction however has been a model of dull decorum the participants impeccably polite the bidding orderly and the auctioneer never had to reprimand anyone or tell them “Shaant ho jaaiye” The channel broadcasting it often felt like a snooze fest Who would have thought that the real fireworks channel would be ones showing the Lok Sabha The Prime Minister has said his heart bleeds Jaswant Singh said that’s pretty pointless when the UPA is responsible for the mayhem in Parliament “UPA and Congress must atone for this great sin” said Singh Political parties being political parties will try to exact maximum mileage from this But the fact remains that none of our political parties are exempt from this race to the bottom It’s not clear that for all the hand-wringing any real repentance is in the works The MP who was accused of brandishing a knife is saying it was not a knife but a mike part as if that is somehow far more honourable and keeping with hallowed traditions of parliamentary debate The Shiksha Bachao Andolan Committee is happy They have succeeded in their objective of saving India from “a woman hungry for sex” Her books will now be pulped But what do we do when men hungry for power have no qualms about pulping the norms of democracy itself It’s the speaker Meira Kumar talking about Our Parliamentarians: A Very Mainstream History. what is? If you want to shoot, Hence, both of the BSF and the NIA).

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