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I believe in law. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Ravik Bhattacharya | Kolkata | Published: June 7, The ones who would have been hit hard are the beneficiaries,All passengers were deplaned and taken back to the terminal.15 am.too high or too low emotionally.s brand worth,most of which are set up on pavements and walkways,taking or removing samples of the amniotic fluid. But the doctors refused to admit him saying there was no vacant bed available.

download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sahim Salim | New Delhi | Published: May 22,” she said. 2015 3:17 pm Tamil superstar Vijay’s fans have joined hands and raised clothes and medicines worth Rs. If you think they are not entitled to relocation,for carrying out demolition of encroachments in Jwala Heri area on Main Rohtak Road was not followed. Surat Mayor declared compensation amount of Rs 2 lakh for the family members of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those who suffered permanent disabilities and Rs 50000 for the injured The construction work of the flyover was under process for last couple of years The total cost of the project was Rs 3091 crore A source in the civic body said that on May 25 the work of span was finished and later a quality check was run on the concrete slabs The grouting and stressing work of the span was done on June 9 On Tuesday morning as many as 18 labourers were working on the slab of the bridge when the incident occurred According to eyewitnesses there were some labourers under the bridge too who were feared trapped in the debris Around seven labourers were taken out from the debris and they were rushed to the New Civil Hospital in the city Later five more labourers who were trapped inside it were taken out and sent to the hospital? “The World Cup is round the corner so we have to make the? the cut-off’s increased in many colleges after the fifth special round,852 students got first preference college,Written by Shalini Langer | Published: July 20

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Vidya was in the city to promote her forthcoming movie Ghanchakkarwhich also stars Emraan Hashmi. download Indian Express App More Related News Smith fell for his highest ODI score of 149 with Australia two runs short of victory and the right-hander left the ground shaking his head before watching his team seal victory with four balls to spare. With the demand for land increasing,its prices increase too easing out the poor who end up in nearby slums Yet the class element has not affected the political mindset of Indian Muslims going by the voting patterns in the last Lok Sabha elections No community seems to have been more influenced by urbanisation According to a CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey which will soon appear in a special issue of Studies in Indian Politics 326 per cent of Muslims voted Congress in rural constituencies 429 per cent in towns and cities and 505 per cent in the metros Which means that the more urbanised they are the more Congress-oriented they are as voters I would hypothesise that this virtual regrouping is a metaphor of the ghetto — urban Muslims join forces irrespective of class occupation and level of education in strategic voting Numbers are the best protection vis-à-vis riotersin the ghetto and vis-à-vis the BJP in the polling stations And if such a mindsetis more developed in the city it is probably because communal violence has been more prevalent in this context This state of things may change In 2013 violence spread in the rural parts of Muzaffarnagar district resulting in new forms of village-based ghettoisation a process that may be repeated in Bodoland too Growing urbanisation is creating a continuum between towns and villages giving rise to “rurbanisation” which blurs the differences between the two worldsin terms of communal politics as well The Muslim ghettos enclaves or slums that have developed in Indian cities may however retain a distinctive feature: they remain more connected to the Gulf countries from where family members send huge remittances This Gulf connection may take the separation process to its logical conclusion: the development of a de facto sense of extra-territoriality at the expense of national integration and citizenship This exit option is not uncommon among “second-class city-zens” The writer is senior research fellow at CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS Paris professor of Indian Politics and Sociology at King’s India Institute London and non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 15 2017 11:04 pm Mithali Raj scored a brilliant hundred against New Zealand to help her side secure a win (Source: AP) Related News The Indian women’s team delivered a comprehensive performance against New Zealand in the group stage to secure a much-needed win on Saturday The Indian eves courtesy of a brilliant hundred by skipper Mithali Raj and a brilliant bowling performance by Rajeshwari Gaekwad won the match by 186 runs An elated Mithali Raj spoke after the match and said “I’m extremely happy because for a couple of us this is going to be the last World Cup So our first aim was to qualify for the semis I have always been happy to score runs for the country I’ve always dreamed getting more and more runs because the hunger never dies I think there were two important and crucial partnerships One with Harmanpreet and the other with Veda Her contribution was really very crucial When you’re chasing 250 plus there is always pressure” Lauding the efforts of the bowlers she added “I think the bowlers did a great job If you’re aiming to be in the top 4 teams in the world it is very important that you come back strong after a couple of defeats It was important for the girls to come back strong all firing” Meanwhile Rajeshwari Gaekwad also expressed happiness over her performance and said “I was happy that the team is winning Not upset because I didn’t get a game so far Got my chance today and happy that I delivered I have been doing normal stuff just trying to stick to my strengths It was fun carrying drinks all along thus far This is the best performance of my career I always got four-fers but never a fifer So I would rate this as my best” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPublished: July 18 2014 12:19 am Related News Indira Jaising Analyse the acquittals under the anti-dowry Section 498A and understand the logic behind the law Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code was introduced in 1983 at a time when it became clear that the Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 had failed not only to prevent dowry but also to stop the violence associated with the institution Cruelty by a husband or his relatives was made an offence punishable with imprisonment for a period of up to three years and made cognisable Ordinarily offences punishable with imprisonment of less than seven years are non-cognisable but if the legislature feels that such an offence is a social evil it is made cognisable Offences against women fall into this category Outraging the modesty of a woman using obscene words and gestures and now after 2013 voyeurism stalking acid attacks and sexual harassment are all punishable with less than seven years but cognisable Cruelty is defined as wilful conduct likely to drive a woman to commit suicide or cause grave harm or injury to her life or health mental or physical It includes harassment of a woman to coerce her or her relatives to meet an unlawful demand It is obvious that the threshold of behaviour required to constitute cruelty is high and so there is an inbuilt safeguard in the section itself for invoking it What is noteworthy is that the offence is not confined to the giving and taking of dowry but extends to all conduct that causes mental or physical injury of a high order to the woman by her husband The word “harassment” itself refers to continuous conduct that causes mental anguish to the woman To qualify as cruelty the conduct must be of a grave nature but to place it so high as to expect police intervention only when there is an actual attempt at suicide by the woman would be to defeat the purpose of the section Hence the section is and must be invoked when women are oppressed in the matrimonial home Denial of food locking her up and preventing communication with the outside world and repeated threats to drive her out of the matrimonial home all qualify as mental cruelty In 1986 the IPC was again amended to introduce Section 304B which said that if the death of a married woman occurs in unnatural circumstances within seven years of the marriage and it is shown that just before her death she was treated with cruelty in relation to a demand for dowry it shall be presumed that her husband or relatives caused the death We must appreciate that the two sections are part of a composite scheme — one is invoked before the woman dies and is preventive in nature and the other after she is dead Surely the purpose of law must be to keep the woman alive If Section 498A were properly invoked we would not see the number of dowry deaths that we continue to see today Our law reports are full of cases of husbands and their family members convicted for dowry deaths No court has ever suggested that the dead woman lied or misused the law as the dead body is proof of the cruelty she faced Judgments under Section 304B are full of exhortations by judges to parents-in-law to treat daughters-in-law as human beings condemning the institution of dowry However when it comes to women who are alive and using Section 498A judges are quick to dismiss them as “disgruntled wives” How does one explain this hurt for the dead and condemnation for the living Could it be that the very use of Section 498A in the exercise of one’s right to stay alive is seen as a misuse of the law Is this not an attempt to intimidate women into not using the law A denial of access to justice And what does one understand by the expression “disgruntled wife” The Supreme Court’s July 2 judgment in Arnesh Kumar vs the State of Bihar offers statistics of the high rate of acquittals as evidence that these wives have misused the law When faced with an acquittal rate of 93 per cent the court ought to have been alerted to the fact that the prosecution was not properly concluded Instead by inverted logic these statistics are offered as evidence that these were false cases brought by disgruntled wives A high rate of acquittal can result from a botched investigation the benefit of doubt given to the accused or plain bias against women accessing the law Add to this the fact that the SC itself has encouraged settlements under Section 498A making a non-compoundable offence compoundable Many acquittals could be women turning “hostile” due to pressure from family or settlements The point is without analysing the cause of acquittals sympathy for the husband’s family is misplaced Women are not particularly fond of criminal law nor interested in sending their in-laws to jail any more than other aggrieved persons The law of bail is the same for offences punishable with imprisonment below seven years and above It is also the same for “disgruntled wives” and those who are cheated beaten or murdered So one fails to see why wives have been cast as vindictive in accessing criminal law Civil law is notoriously expensive If anything statistics point to a dysfunctional and moribund legal system and the judges would do well to look within The writer is a former additional solicitor general of India Views are personal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: The six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar could announce their decision to merge into one on Sunday following a meeting in which the name of the new political entity and its symbol will be decided SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav along with ex-PM HD Devegowda Lalu Prasad Yadav and Sharad Yadav PTI The new socialist entity will have a ‘Samajwadi’ tag said sources in JD-U "All the leaders of the Janata Parivar constituents will meet at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s residence on 5 April where the name of the new party its symbol and programmes will be decided" sources said The meeting is expected to be attended by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar JD-U chief Sharad Yadav RJD president Lalu Prasad and representatives from Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janata Party Mulayam whoseSP has the largest number of MPs among the parties which have planned the proposed merger will be the chairman of the new umbrella entity The 5 April meeting will decide as to what would be the election symbol of the new entity Currently each of the six constituents of the erstwhile Janata Parivar has a separate symbol The wheel symbol of Janata Dal was frozen in 1999 as the party was split into JD-U led by Sharad Yadav and JD-S under HD Deve Gowda when the former decided to join the then NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee The two parties were then allotted separate symbols Sources said what while the new party’s name could be either Samajwadi Janata Party or Samajwadi Janata Dal the party is actively considering the wheel symbol as well as the cycle which is currently the SP party symbol PTI By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 8 2017 3:56 am Top News Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday shifted Principal Secretary Milind Mhaiskar out of the CMO giving him the key post of Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) The post had been vacant since the retirement of Sambhaji Zende on April 30 Mhaiskar a 1992-batch IAS officer had been with the CMO since November 7 2014 He was among the first bureaucrats to be appointed into the CMO Government sources said Mhaiskar had expressed an interest for the new assignment Fadnavis is yet to announce Mhaiskar’s successor Mhada is the state’s nodal agency for the implementation of the Prime Minister’s flagship Housing for All initiative The agency has planned affordable housing projects worth several crores to meet the objective Fadnavis also made four other changes in the bureaucracy on Wednesday Ahmednagar civic chief Dilip Gawade (2007-batch) was replaced by Ghanashyam Mangale (2007) Ravindra Binwade (2012) Chief Executive Officer Ahmednagar Zilla Parishad was replaced by VV Mane (2009) While Gawade has been posted as the Additional Tribal Commissioner (Nashik) Binwade will now be the CEO of the Nandurbar Zilla Parishad For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Published: May 22 2017 9:30 am Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (File photo) Top News Taking a dig at the SAD-BJP government Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday claimed that the Badal government failed to utilise central funds for upgrading the fire department and because of their negligence more than Rs 70 crore had lapsed After meeting injured firemen at Christian Medical College and Hospital Sidhu said Rs 9091 crore was sanctioned by the Centre for Punjab under disaster management head to upgrade the fire services “There cannot be a more shameful thing for Sukhbir Badal and Parkash Singh Badal that they did not even utilise the funds coming form Centre to upgrade fire services in state Of the Rs 9091 crore that was sanctioned for Punjab the state finance department released Rs 45 crore only and out of this released amount only Rs 1703 crore were spent on buying some equipment The pending amount of Rs 27 crore lapsed on March 31 this year and overall Rs 73 crore lapsed which previous government failed to use anywhere” Sidhu said He also provided the media with supporting documents Sidhu further alleged that apart from this disaster management fund a separate fund for ‘Modernisation of Fire Services 2009 to 2013’ was to be availed from the central government He alleged that Punjab availed only Rs 460 crore of which also Rs 60 lakh were spent “The grant of Rs 4 crore also lapsed because the previous government failed to submit utilisation certificates of Rs 60 lakh spent I would like to ask Sukhbir Badal what stopped him from spending the funds He should tell me the time and place and I challenge him for an open debate on this I am even ready to go to village Badal” he said For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Top News The track was launched by Akshay Kumar, Khaire said, Soon,Gulshan Gidwani,Lila Poonawalla.

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