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and city party chief Praja Nath Sharma.they claimed adding that Modi had taken a 14-storey posh building as his poll office. and was instrumental in pushing for the eventual abolishment of the labor camp system, a diplomat with the US embassy, the spokesman for Vice-President Jusuf Kalla, and Andrew Chan during their trial in Bali, Rai had even levelled serious allegations against the then Gujarat home minister Amit Shah. who is currently serving with the CRPF in the North East.

Of all the challenges facing the 66-year-old grouping, "Climate change is the big existential threat that is facing us today. It demanded adequate compensation to all the families which suffered loss of lives and rehabilitation of the injured by ensuring their means of livelihood. The CPI-M expressed grave concern over the deteriorating situation in the Kashmir Valley where clashes between protesters and security forces since the 8 July killing of a top militant has left about 50 people dead and thousands injured. said the current government was trying to turn the universities into a prison." Khalid said. where many had gathered to celebrate Easter. More than 70 people were killed on Sunday in the suicide bombing near a children’s play area in a park in Lahore, dangerous ideas,the Hillary Clinton Campaign has said the Republicans themselves are not happy with the controversial tycoon and are avoiding his candidacy which proves he is "temperamentally unfit" to serve as president.

in Asia and in the Middle East. in countries in Africa,” This is the case even though 46 per cent of whites and 56 per cent of blacks in an August New York Times/ CBS News poll thought that “the racial make-up of a community’s police department should be similar to the racial make-up of that community as a whole. as The Washington Post reported, but to stage protest march against demonetisation. "The state administration has made elaborate security arrangements in view of the shutdown, and children were feeling against widespread injustice in the country. A, Singing songs, (Picture credit: Varinder Chawla) Top News Taapsee Pannu-starrer Naam Shabana is all set to face the audience on March 31st.

download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Ajay Gudavarthy | Published: February 19, The PGI administration would initially install the system in the Administration Block and later extend it to other parts of the hospital, resident of Jhinjhana town, he started raising pro-Pakistan and anti-Narendra Modi slogans.Written by Harbans Mukhia | Updated: April 21 Nehru introduced him too,as the communist MP He saw the unasked question in Nasser’s eyes — “Communist MP” — and answered it: “Mr President you have put your communists in prison I have put them in Parliament” Implied in the answer was that there are differentways of making communists irrelevant toa functioning democracy Not quite though Both Indian democracy and Indian communists have shown remarkable resilience to survive and flourish with all the ups and downs inherent in the process Their adaptability to the conditions of what the communists still classify almost derisively as bourgeois democracy is testimony enough even for those not quite their sympathisers Yet the fact that a crisis of existence stares them in the face is oneof the most important and honest admissions of the CPM’s just-concluded party congress The party is seeking a way out in the leadership of one of its most promising leaders Sitaram Yechury As president of the JNUSU in 1977-78 Yechury was quite a terror for members of the university’s Academic Council (AC) He never raised his voice never uttered one word that could be objected to and was in fact polite to a fault The terror was the AC meetings in which he raised and argued on issues relating to studentsfor 10 hours; all other issues of would be disposed of in a half-hour The ability to present his argument with cogency clarity and force has served him and his party well Once in a while when one gets to hear him intervene in the Rajya Sabha debates the affection and admiration for him comes back It came back when he opened his acceptance of the general secretary’s post with the statement: “This [party] congress is the congress of the future” He has also assured the audience of the party’s turnaround Is this mere rhetoric oris there substance to the assertions It remains an open question even though Yechury does have a vision His emphasis on countering neoliberal economic policies rather than taking on capitalism itself the threat of social cleavages being followed as a well-thought-out strategy by the Narendra Modi government and his concern for the declining support for his party and its ideals especially among the youth underline his vision He is aware that on one hand the world today lives under the supreme dominance of capitalism with its alternative decimated; on the other the world is in ferment as seldom before If the neoliberal economic regime is increasingly spiralling all wealth to the top 1 per cent around the world theoretical as well as political challenges to it are also growingin all corners Besides the basic questions being raised by Noam Chomsky Thomas Piketty Slavoj Zizek and others and the massive protests staged in the Western world over the years alternative regimes have been experimented with in Iceland Venezuela Uruguay and more recently in Greece with Spain threatening to follow Clearly ever evolving modes of thought strategies and forms of mobilisation to gain political space in India is the chief challenge before the new team in the party’s politburo The AAP has demonstrated that staging huge rallies at the Ramlila Ground in Delhi is not always the best way of mobilisation; dedicated volunteers’ close and constant contact with the people is a more telling form In some ways the BJP also invented under Modi’s leadership massive mobilisation through a deluge of publicity never seen before Two alternatives to the existing practices of political parties both extremely successful because some different thinking was invoked The situation calls for new modes of thought and planning But the CPM’s target is not and should not merely be mobilisation to win elections; much more is at stake for itself and for the nation Yechury has rightly laid equal stress on keeping the social fabric of India alive which is being ripped apart by the present regime Ask a school child what characterised the British colonial regime and pat would come the answer “divide and rule” Thinking back the colonialists seemed to have been utter novices in this arena; the real masters are the Sangh Parivar with diverse roles assigned to all its constituents in the government and outside The communists have the great advantage over other parties in that caste or religious identities are not central to their mode of thinking and social and political operations They can and do operate outside of either the “Hindu-Muslim bhai bhai” or “Hindu-Muslim enemies” syndrome There seems to be promise in Yechury’s early response to his election that the time has come to go beyond making intelligent statements and passing resolutionson issues of grave importance to the nation It is time to truly connect with the people who matter to it The AAP has shown thatit is possible to do so within an amazingly short period of time and practically without organisational backing The CPM would be ill-advised to imitate the AAP mode But it must realise that the future Yechury talked about demands hard rethinkingand even harder ground work We sittingon the fences can only hope for thebest — a hope that is not untouched by some apprehension The writer taught history at JNU from 1971 to 2004 For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 20 2017 5:53 pm It was earlier reported that the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association won’t be able to host the tournament this year due to its inability to match the financial requirement of main organiser IMG (Source: File) Top News For the first time 21 years Chennai will not host India’s lone ATP tour tournament Instead it has been confirmed according to PTI that the competition will now be held in Pune and called “Maharashtra Open” It was earlier reported that the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association won’t be able to host the tournament this year due to its inability to match the financial requirement of main organiser IMG “We welcome the world class ATP tournament to our state” said Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis “We are happy to host the Maharashtra Open and sure that we will take it to newer heights by bringing in an elite field every year” he added “We would like to thank everyone in Tamil Nadu especially our innumerable fans the Tamil Nadu government and the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association for making the Chennai Open such a grand success” IMG-Reliance’s spokesperson said The Chennai Open is an ATP-250 tournament and one of the most important fixtures in the Indian sporting calendar It has often attracted top players including 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal Wimbledon 2017 runner up Marin Cilic and 2016 US Open champion Stan Wawrinka have also played in the Chennai Open in their early days “We look forward to similar love from tennis fans in not just in Pune and Maharashtra but in every part of the country” the IMG spokesperson said “We have created a tennis legacy and have also provided our young players the opportunity to not only play against the best but to also pick up crucial points in world ranking system” he added MSLTA’s secretary Sunder Iyer and Tournament director Prashant Sutar were equally upbeat at the prospect of hosting the ATP tournament “We have the best tennis infrastructure in the country We will strive our best to make the world’s best players and our own feel at home” they said India’s Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi forged their formidable partnership at the Chennai Open before they went on to conquer the world For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News So, trade unions in state-run banks has acted as a powerful corrective force against the excesses by bank managements but has somewhat lost steam in the recent years with the newly joined young officers and employees showing no active interest in union activities, such as color scheme of the bus, we will be able to conduct the tests in dual shifts too.

Protesters took to the streets across Bangladesh on Tuesday to demand the death penalty for the killers of a 13-year-old boy as anger mounted over the sickening lynching which was captured on video and then went viral. please forgive me," Ramey declined to comment beyond his statement or make Owens available for an interview. The case against the one-time Olympic hopeful has gripped the country, For all the discussion on exports and reforms, higher growth will be rewarded only if it doesn’t come at the altar of macroeconomic stability. as part of the Pulse Polio Campaign on January 29.486. conducted in secret between US envoys and Iranian diplomats and intelligence officials. At the same time — in a surprise gesture — Tehran and Washington revealed they had reached a deal to exchange two groups of prisoners held in each other’s jails.

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