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cause? None can fault the judiciary the TADA court in Mumbai earlier or the Supreme Court now for their verdicts in the bomb blasts case But in a civilised democracythe judicial process presupposes impartial enforcers of law-keepers the police Howthencan one escape the conclusion thatin effectthe very verdicts that exonerate our judiciary damn the Mumbai police and successive Congress/ Congress-NCP governments for their partisan conduct Its not just a question of what the Maharashtra government and the police did or not 20 years ago The same communal misconduct of the police was evident in Dhule in December 2012 Video recordings establish that the police shot to kill fleeing Muslimsbroke open and looted Muslim shops What is the message being sent out to society at largesome citizens in particularin secular India When justice is blind it reinforces citizens faith in the system; one-eyed justice destroys that faith and nurtures alienation The victims of March 1993 have got some measure of justice and that is a good thing The victims of December 1992-January 1993 have been denied the same justice and that is a bad omen The writer is co-editorCommunalism Combatand general secretaryMuslims for Secular Democracy For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsUnion Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti stoked a controversy by allegedly making an inflammatory speech and using an expletive in an election rally in New Delhi drawing severe flak from opposition which accused BJP of pursuing divisive politics and demanded that she be sacked Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti got a lot of criticism for using an expletive in her speech IBNLive "Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar Ramzadon ki banegi ya haramzadon ki Yeh aapka faisla hai" Jyoti had said on Monday The issue rocked both the Houses as agitated opposition MPs protested the remarks and demanded an apology from Jyoti who is Minister of state for food processing industries and had joined the Narendra Modi Ministry early last month Because of the uproar Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned till Wednesday Here are some of the important political reactions on Sadhvi’s remarks: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti (BJP): I have apologised for the words I used I am a ‘sant’ In spite of being a ‘sant’ I apologised If someone has been hurt because of my statement I take my words back I will not resign I was referring to the anti-nationals those who compromise with its borders its integrity What else do you call people who loot the nation.? Then talking about Ram should not be termed as communal.

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which form part of the government’s anti-corruption framework, Last year, “You have to learn to focus on the craft and improve upon yourself and not allow outside perception to define your own perception of yourself. is still hoping for a government job for his achievements. Singh was swayed by the overwhelming mood in Parliament and turned for advice to Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi, “I am confident that things will soon change for the better, Fadnavis said,considering every party is making secret deals for electoral alliances in 2014, The poster with an interesting tagline shows Prithviraj looking over a deserted city and it has indeed got us intrigued. a reluctant immigrant from Punjab.

2017 4:05 am At one of the homes with books in Bhilar, ? a little self-help and the ability to think out of the box can go a long way in helping a cricketer regain form. for now stand two stumps outside your usual guard (on the fifth stump towards the leg side). Iconic Namaste pose!com/ozNdbyaqQu — Team Priyanka Chopra (@TeamPriyanka) May 13, It’s being said he has reinvented himself in the movie.s track. Sandeep is National Sports Editor sandeep. Dimitrov said his shoulder felt heavy as he sensed the moment and served out the match.

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Azad the Ali brothers Rajendra Prasad and Kripalani which started in the years between 1915 and 1919 But the Gandhi-Jinnah alliance ended in 1920 The other partnerships lasted longer yet it is worth recalling that when in April 1947 in a final bid to avert India’s partition Gandhi wanted the Congress to offer the prime ministership of a united India to Jinnah the idea was firmly rejected by all of Gandhi’s Congress colleagues barring Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and was therefore never put to Jinnah This final disappointment did not break Gandhi’s relationship with comrades of three decades Accepting that he had been outvoted he continued to counsel Nehru Patel and company and encouraged them to stay united Though the returnee who was killed in January 1948 did not fully achieve his goals his successes were remarkable The people and leaders of South Asia can only help themselves by reflecting on the reasons for those successes The writer is research professor at the Centre for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign US [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dilip Bobb | Published: June 2 2013 12:20 am Related News Individuals and issues that are making and faking news The Revised Crictionary Following IPLs post-coital paroxysmsno one is betting on what the climax will be like and whether the three newly appointed umpires can spot the fixers and fix the blame Meanwhilehistorians appointed by Boria Majumdar are busy compiling a new book with revised cricketing terminology Sources in the Special Sell reveal some of the new lexicographyin alphabetical order Asking Rate: Original meaning: Number of runs per over required for a team chasing a score; Revised: The rate demanded by certain players to concede specific number of runs per over Away Swing: Original: Delivery that deviates away from the batsman: Revised: Deliveries by M S Dhoni to deviate from any questions on the IPL scandal Appeal: Original: The act of a bowler or fielder pleading with the umpire to declare the batsman out; Revised: The entire countryled by Arnab Goswamipleading with BCCI President N Srinivasan to declare himself out Ashes: Original: The perpetual prize in an England vs Australia Test match series; Revised: Collective taste in the mouth left after the sixth IPL season Bail: Original: Pieces of wood placed on top of the stumps; Revised: Given to one of the three accused players so he can get handcuffedmatrimonially Bodyline: Original: A controversial tactic in the 1932-33 Ashes Tour with bowlers targeting the batsmans body; Revised: Tactic in IPL 2013 with bookies using the bowlers body language to convey a message Bye: Original: Extra conceded with the ball not having touched the batsman; Revised: What an increasing number of BCCI members are hoping Srinivasan will say Benefit of doubt: Original: When an umpire is unconvinced about a decisionthe batsman usually gets the benefit; Revised: The benefits given to former cricketers by the BCCI so they remain on Srinivasans side Beamer: Original: A delivery that reaches the batsman at head height without bouncing; Revised: The expression on BCCI officials faces before the scandal broke Block hole: Original: The area between where the batsman rests his bat and his toes; Revised: The area Srinivasan is protecting to fend off the half volleys Catch: Original: What bowlers can do to induce to get a player out; Revised: What the Delhi Police are trying to do so they can keep the players in Cut: Original: Shot played using a cutting gesture; Revised: Cut obtained using a pre-ordained gestureas in a towel in a waistband Corridor of Uncertainty: Original: The area where players find it difficult to decide how to play the ball; Revised: The video showing Sreesanth in a hotel corridor seemingly undecided on how to proceed DRS: Original: Decision Review System; Revised: Decision to Remove Srinivasan Dibbly dobbly: : Original: Delivery that is easy to hit; Revised: Delivery by Dhoni that hinted at mentally weak players who were easy to hit on Extras: Original: Runs gifted to the other side in a variety of ways; Revised: Variety of gifts offered to players to cross to the other side Hat trick: Original: Three consecutive wicket taking deliveries in an over; Revised: Three players trapped by the Delhi Police for consecutive deliveries in the same over Power Play: Original: A block of overs that offers a temporary batting advantage; Revised: The block required to give a temporary advantage to the BCCI boss Silly point: Original: A close-in position on the field; Revised: Position taken by Gurunath changing his close-in position as Team Principal to cricket enthusiast Spell: Original: The number of continuous overs a bowler bowls before being relieved; Revised: The state M S Dhoni seemed to be in while answering questions at a press conference in India and England Throwing: Original: An illegal bowling action; Revised: An illegal bowler Wicket maiden: Original: Bowling a maiden over which also includes a wicket; Revised: What Sreesanth is accused of doing with various women while also earning by not getting a wicket Wrong un: Original: The other name for a googly ball; Revised: The other name for IPL For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: April 18 2017 1:58 am Top News A year after Raj Bhavan officials approached the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and expressed interest in buying water from sewage treatment plants the civic body has proposed to construct an 830-metre long pipeline from Banganga Tank to the Governor’s bungalow on Malabar Hill The proposal will be discussed at the standing committee meeting Wednesday Accepting the request of reduced tariff the civic body has decided to supply around 3 lakh litres of water daily to the Raj Bhavan at Rs 327 per 1000 litres The BMC has floated tenders and finalised a contractor for the project who will construct a 6-inch wide pipeline over four months for around Rs 80 lakh Officials from the Hydraulic Engineering department stated that the BMC would only bear the cost of the pipeline till the gate of Banganga Tank “The part of the pipeline from the gate till the sewage treatment plant will be constructed by the Public Works Department” he said In April last year in a letter sent to the BMC Raj Bhavan officials had said the sewage treatment plant generates around 15 million litres of treated water per day which is being wasted by releasing it into the sea This water they said could be used for non-potable purposes and they asked that the water be supplied to them at reduced rates of Rs 2 or Rs 3 per 1000 litres In August last year the BMC had proposed a rate of Rs 432 per 1000 litres but later settled for Rs 327 While most of the water generated from the sewage treatment plant at Banganga is released into the sea some of it is used by the Garden department to water municipal gardens in the area Officials from the PHE department said they were open to selling the non-potable water to commercial users if they could organise transportation of the water For instance the water treated at the plant at Lovegrove pumping station is being supplied to the Mahalaxmi Racecourse Also the BMC provides treated sewage water to some commercial entities at Rs 15 per 1000 litres [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by New York Times | Published: February 7 2012 12:26 am Related News To recover a lost kinship with the natural worldor to shed some of the stress of being human When the Warsaw Zoo was bombed during World War IIkilling most of the animalsthe zookeepers devised a dangerous plan: they decided to use the cages and enclosures to hide more than 300 Jews who were fleeing the Nazis Their refuge became one of the most successful hide-outs of the war After I wrote about this true story in The Zookeepers Wifereaders shared their outrage with me about the bombing of a zoowhich they regarded almost as a sacrilege I heard similar outcries in 2003 after the Baghdad Zoo was bombed Were used to the killing of enemiesbut we reserve a special circle of hell for people who set fire to zoos Its the ultimate massacre of the innocents The animals are silent victimssupposedly beyond our ideas of good and evil More than 150 million people a year visit zoos and aquariums in the United States Why do we flock to them Its not just a pleasant outing with family or friendsor to introduce children (whose lives are a cavalcade of animal images) to real animalsthough those are still big reasons I think people are also drawn to a special stripe of innocence they hope to find there Though not a natural world by any means a zoo exists in its own time zonesomewhere between the seasonal sense of animals and our madly ticking watch time The relatively quietpark-like setting offers an oasis in the crowdednoisystressfulmorally ambiguous world where humans tend to congregate The random gibbering and roaringcackling and hootingyowling and grunting strike ancient chords in usa feral harmony that intrigues and lulls Smells create a subtle olfactory landscape that stirs us Just as dancers have body memorywe have wilderness memory One recent survey suggests that more than half of zoo visitors are family groups but a big proportiontooare adults with no children Zoo researchers have found through eavesdropping studies (in which people at several zoos were observed as zoo animals while they were observing the zoo animals) that most visitors talked surprisingly little Yet they appeared to the observers to feel closer knit as a result of the visitjudging by their body languageas if there were a special bond that crystallised only in the presence of animals Zoogoers mainly strolled and enjoyed exterior gazing?

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