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2016 For us,giving an honest and private peek into the enigmatic Jammu and Kashmir. Jose Mourinho and many of the club’s important players have insisted that Rooney remains an important part of the squad due to his experience and his position as club captain. This village belongs to a particular community for which the state government should also take some responsibility,nature and nurture. And he coined the term eugenics? download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: ANI | Mumbai | Updated: July 5,on the other hand, And yes it is difficult to get out of it at times,sitting across the border.. And Jayanthi Natarajan?

as law minister, Aushik, download Indian Express App More Related News Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news A number of students were not satisfied about the allotment of seats and schools. the NCP chief denied any knowledge about it. There was little for the US to cheer in the remainder of the half, For all the latest Pune News,when the Indian women’s squash team claimed its maiden Asian title with a 2-0 win over Hong Kong in the Asian Squash Championships at Kuwait,deprivation,I will do as instructed by Terry, he said The 63-year-old Olympic gold medallistwho has previously served as the head coach of the national teamsaid that without any hint of sarcasm knowing fully well how much it has cost Indian hockey in the past One of the contributing reasons for Indian hockeys fall from grace has been the attitude of its egoistical former players Too oftenthey indulged in bringing down their own colleagues as well as creating hurdles for the foreign coaches working in the country Former India coach Jose Brasa has some classic tales of how some of his assistants strived to create a divided teamwhile others mocked him Othersincluding Baskaranhave trashed the idea of employing foreign coaches for the national team After allIndia was the country that showed the world how to play hockey; at leastaccording to them Living in this bubble of their ownthey never felt the need of understanding modern hockeybarring a few exceptions So for Baskaran and Kaushikwho have been as successful players as Walshto agree to assist their contemporary is a sign of changing mindset as well as realisation that they need to learn the nuances of the modern game from foreign experts The association between Baskaran and Walsh goes back a long way The duo battled against each other during their playing days: Walsh a prolific striker for Australia and Baskaran a strongintelligent defender At the Sydney Olympics in 2000they renewed their battle at the touchline: Baskaran as Indias chief coach and Walsh as Australias Now13 years later they are on the same side And though being Walshs assistant may be seen as a step down for the Indianas it was seen for Kaushik as wellhe sees it the other way The prospect of Walsh working with Baskaran and Kaushik is indeed mouthwatering Together with high performance director Roelant Oltmansit is a dream coaching set-up But as Baskaran pointed outwith so many high-profile names working togetheregos will have to be kept aside for it to be successful (Mihir is a senior correspondentbased in Mumbai) [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Narayan Dattatraya Apte was hanged for the murder of Mahatma Gandhi along with the main assassin Nathuram Godse on 15 November 1949 Today 68 years after that event a petition in the Supreme Court claims that the identity of Apte remains mired in doubt and seeks reopening of the investigation into Gandhi’s assassination Justice JL Kapur Commission of Inquiry set up in 1966 to unearth the entire conspiracy had reported Apte to have been in the Indian Air Force File image of Mahatma Gandhi Getty images However Manohar Parrikar as Defence Minister on 7 January 2016 had informed Pankaj Phadnis the petitioner in the apex court that "no information related to Narayan Dattatraya Apte being an Air Force officer could be found anywhere" Phadnis a researcher and a trustee of Abhinav Bharat Mumbai who has raised questions about the investigation into Gandhi’s murder suggesting whether it was one of the biggest cover-ups in history has annexed the letter received from Parrikar now Goa Chief Minister in his petition The petitioner has contended that such information establishes the involvement of an alleged foreign hand in the assassination of the Father of the Nation on 30 January 1948 Parrikar’s letter states: "I have got the matter examined I have been informed that the matter was referred to various agencies within the Air Force MoD History Division as well as to AA at HCI UK with the request to provide any information pertaining to Mr Narayan Dattatraya Apte "All the agencies have confirmed that they have not found any records pertaining to Narayan Dattatraya Apte History Division of MoD even liased with National Archives Central Secretariat Library and consulted private papers of Mahatma Gandhi’s murder trial" it said The letter also said that the Gazettes of India (Air Branch) for the year 1943-46 were also searched but no information related to him being an IAF officer "could be found anywhere" While seeking reopening of the probe into the Gandhi assassination case Phadnis on the basis of the Parrikar’s letter has submitted to the apex court that "there is therefore reasonable ground to believe that Apte was an operative of British Force 136 which can be established only after further investigation" The apex court has appointed senior advocate Amarender Sharan as an amicus curaie in the matter to examine the petition and documents provided by Phadnis who has also questioned the ‘three-bullet theory’ in the murder of Gandhi He has raised question whether there was a fourth bullet which was also fired by someone apart from Godse While Godse and Apte were sentenced to death in the trial that was held at the Red Fort Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was given the benefit of doubt due to lack of evidence on 10 February1949 There were 12 persons named in the charge sheet One of the accused had turned approver while five were sentenced to life Three persons were declared as absconders in the case Godse and Apte were hanged at Ambala jail on 15 November 1949 after the High Court of East Punjab confirmed their death sentence on 21 June 1949 Inspired by Savarkar Abinav Bharat Mumbai which was set up in 2001 claims to work for socially and economically weaker sections with a focus on bridging their digital divide Phadnis said this case was one which concerned the truth behind the real hand or culprits who performed the dastardly act of Gandhi’s killing and also their hidden agenda of derailing the Great Gandhi-Jinnah People-to-People Contact that the Mahatma had planned to embark upon This plan was derailed because of the assassination the 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you would be seeing barricades across the city, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 4, stealing deodorants, 2012 1:35 am Related News The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport undertaking has decided to ensure that all its fire-safety mechanisms are up-to-date and functioning. The undertaking will also inspect their fire safety systems and upgrade to automatic fire-fighting systems at all power transformer stations. the packet containing a live detonator, Located on around 2 acres of land in posh south Mumbai, In its August judgment, The excavator, “I am so sure that getting married is the best decision that I have taken in my life. Apart from playing a negative role in ‘Krrish 2’Oberoi is also in ‘Zila Ghaziabad’ He is also working on an untitled love story For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPatna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday demanded a probe into an alleged toilet construction scam in the state claiming that a "proper" investigation would find the quantum of the fraud to be hundreds of crores of rupees The Patna district administration had on Thursday uncovered misappropriation of funds to the tune of around Rs 1350 crore meant for construction of toilets in the state File image of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav PTI Government money to construct toilets in 2016 was allegedly transferred by Public Health and Engineering Department’s then executive engineer to four NGOs and some individuals when the construction work was handed to the Rural Development Department officials said "In which circumstances the work of construction of toilet was handed over to NGOs whereas it has to be done by the government The quantum of the scam could be in hundreds of crores if a proper probe is done in all the districts of the state" Prasad told reporters in Patna Mocking Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s claim of "zero tolerance" towards corruption he said "More than a dozen scams have occurred in his current tenure that included mega scam Srijan toilet construction scam Mahadalit scam scholarship scam toppers scam" Prasad said whenever any scam surfaces Kumar talks about setting up a high-level probe committee with his "so-called resolve to punish the guilty at any cost" and also questioned the chief minister’s continuance in power In reply to a query on whether the BJP was cornering Kumar Prasad said the state government will not last long "My fight will be with the RSS and the BJP in future" he said To another question he said that the RJD would observe 8 November as "black day" to protest demonetisation and GST He also announced the appointment of Shankar Charan Tripathi as the national spokesman for the party Tripathi who had been in the air force was the former Uttar Pradesh Additional Commissioner of Commercial Taxes To say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a centralised working style when it comes to his government and party would be a cliché Yet the consistency with which this charge has been levelled against him has neither cut into his mass popularity nor forced him to consider altering working style and pursue consensual politics Modi is not the first Indian to occupy high office and display such traits While similarities between Modi and Indira Gandhi are routinely drawn even Rajiv Gandhi displayed desire to concentrate power in an-all powerful prime minister’s office and a small coterie of friends derogatorily referred as ‘babalog’ That is till charges of corruption derailed his government midway into its tenure Even PV Narasimha Rao concentrated power in his hand once he dubiously secured majority in Lok Sabha If he had the wherewithal even Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have commandeered both party and government with an iron hand In fact he attempted this by installing Bangaru Laxman as party president For more than thirty years since its inception that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was noted for collegial functioning where key decisions were harmoniously taken by consensus after charcha or discussion among the top brass While the party always had a clear ‘leader’ who towered over others he was more like one among equals and not the big boss The party was always distinctive for its ‘collective’ at the top that functioned as high command But not any longer Ever since Modi became prime minister and Amit Shah took over the baton of party president from Rajnath Singh in July 2014 the BJP has witnessed the emergence of the duo as all-powerful Narendra Modi and Amit Shah AFP Crucial decisions are taken by the two in a manner that few are privy to and thereafter communicated to other leaders and tasks allocated In place of decisions emerging through a consensual process diktats are issued Close working ties between Modi and Shah has witnessed the emergence of a new relationship between government and ruling party In India ruling party and government often worked at cross purposes as during the UPA regime and even during the Vajpayee era During Indira Gandhi’s period and even during Rajiv’s tenure the government became the party In contrast Modi has ensured that the party maintains its distinct identity albeit different from the past and under his complete sway This has resulted in consternation down the line but few give vent to thoughts given complete dominance of the duo Fear of marginalisation has ensured silence In November 2015 after the electoral rout in Bihar the four elders with little at stake LK Advani Murli Manohar Joshi Yashwant Sinha and Shanta Kumar issued a statement criticising the leadership The quartet did not have anything to lose and the so-called rebellion fizzled out But the points they made need to be recalled as they argued: No lesson was learnt from the defeat Those who would have appropriated credit if the BJP won shrugged off responsibility Principal reason for defeat was the way the BJP was emasculated since 2014 BJP forced to kow-tow to a handful Consensual character of the BJP had been destroyed Few observers of the party over the past three decades or less would dispute any of the points No heads will roll if the coming polls result in a setback Besides this respect for elders an integral part of Indian – read Hindu – culture exists more in absence Moreover when did the party ever witness a senior leader like Advani questioning party strategy in Parliament as he did during the Winter Session But if one scans the balance sheet of the BJP in the Modi-Shah era one cannot escape the conclusion that the party has become more focussed on acquiring power – and retaining it – than ever in its history The manner in which the party attempted to acquire power in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand last year and eventually succeeded in Arunachal Pradesh may have evoked criticism from the opposition and constitutionalists but the party demonstrated unprecedented hunger for political power just as the Congress did previously by destabilising state governments run by other parties Unethical though at one level such strategies have not been frowned by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) – which usually looks at political issues from a moral perspective – because as Sanjeev Kelkar author of the noted book Lost Years of the RSS argues the BJP under the Modi-Shah duo has “an acute sense of giving parivar as much help as possible from the Central Government and seek their cooperation always as was never the case” Indisputably while the Modi-Shah combine has become ruthless while dealing with political adversaries and rebels it has displayed a desire to accommodate expectations of the RSS leadership The bonhomie that exists between Modi and sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat in fact is a complete contrast to the hostility between Vajpayee and KS Sudarshan the RSS chief for most of the Vajpayee era Modi has ensured that the RSS top brass feels that it has stakes in the government’s stability This has led to its decision to ‘restrain’ affiliated organisations and direct these to be mild in criticism and opposition to certain government policies for instance the latest criticism of the Union Budget by the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh By making the RSS a stakeholder in his government Modi has contained demands on contentious issues like Ayodhya abrogation of Article 370 Uniform Civil Code cow slaughter etc In fact use of such tactic Modi has ensured that the accelerator on these controversial issues remains in his control Till the BJP included Hindutva-centric issues in its manifesto for Uttar Pradesh motor mouths in the Parivar remained silent Even now the extent of milking these issues remains in the hand of party leaders BJP under Modi-Shah has abandoned romanticism and become unapologetic about the raison d’être of its existence: acquire political power No political party in India save a few is run on democratic lines and are mostly proprietorships The Modi-Shah duo remains unchallenged because success remains on their side It remains to be seen if this dominance remains during moments of adversity (The writer is a Delhi-based writer and journalist He authored Narendra Modi: The Man The Times and Sikhs: The Untold Agony of 1984 Twitter handle: @NilanjanUdwin) Amid reports of cracks in the newly-formed Gujarat government?

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