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“We want to celebrate Diwali.has accepted the response of the three officers and has asked them to be more careful in future while holding public events.A minute-to-minute briefing will be held in future events so that any such mistakes are not repeated, he had told Chandigarh Newsline On August 11the Chandigarh Police had organised a car and bike rally for promotion of road safety Howeverstunts were shown at the rallywhich were highly criticised by the Inspector General and the residents of Chandigarh After his returnthe IGwho did not attend the rallyhad come down heavily on the three senior officers The car and bike rally comprising 93 super-bikes and rally motorcyclesand 163 super-carsluxury cars and rally cars showcased stunts by trained professionals But the rally drew criticism as many people felt that it would inspire youngsters to perform such dangerous stunts The majority of the stunt men were not wearing any protective gear For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Khushboo Sandhu | Chandigarh | Published: January 1 2014 12:04 am Related News The stage is set for the mayoral elections scheduled for January 1with two candidates in the fray for the mayors post H C Kalyan of the Congress will be contesting against Rajinder Kaur Rattu of the BJP-SAD for the post which is reserved this year for a Scheduled Caste candidate It is the nominated councillors who hold the key to the election Elections will also be held for the post of senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor The candidates continued lobbying on Tuesday to garner support for themselves Apart from votes of councillors of their own partythe candidates are also approaching the BSP and the nominated councillors to ask for votes The Congress has fielded Sat Prakash Aggarwal as the candidate for the senior deputy mayors post Earlier this yearhe was in the race for being fielded by the party as the candidate for the mayors post Contesting against him will be Heera Negithe vice-president of BJP and councillor from ward 21 For the post of deputy mayorSheela Phool Singh has been fielded by the Congress She has been the deputy mayor for two years in the last term of the MC Facing her is Davesh Moudgila councillor of the BJP In the 36-member Housethere are 12 councillors of the Congress11 of the BJP-SADtwo of BSP and one Independent The local MP too has one vote Apart from themthere are nine nominated councillors who have voting rights There is difference of just one councillor between the Congress and BJP The end result hinges on the nominated councillors These councillors have the numbers to tilt the election to either side The nominated councillors in this term have extended support to the Congress on all issues In the past two electionsthey have also voted for the Congress candidates At a meeting of the nominated councillors held a few days backa decision was taken to support the Congress in these elections as well The majority of the nominated councillors are expected to do so This would give the Congress an edge over the BJP-SAD For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shubhangi Khapre | Mumbai | Published: January 11 2017 4:10 am Sudhir Mungantiwar Top News The ruling BJP has thrown the ball in the Shiv Sena’s court arguing that 100 per cent pre-poll alliance in all ten municipal corporations and 26 zilla parishads where elections are scheduled in February was not practical politics However the BJP said it was not averse to alliance with the Sena based on the positive reports from its district and local units Watch What Else is Making News The BJP emphasised on the mutual consent from the local units and conducive grounds to make the pre-poll alliance workable BJP leader and Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told The Indian Express “Frankly 100 per cent pre-poll alliance cannot be a reality It was never in the past and will not be practical in future Both the parties will have to take ground reality into consideration and go-ahead” The process of pre-poll talks between the Sena and the BJP are likely to commence from Thursday Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray have indicated to their respective parties to keep all options ready including going alone in the forthcoming elections The elections in ten municipal corporations will be held at Mumbai Thane Nagpur Nashik Pune Pimpri-Chinchwad Amravati Akola Ulhasnagar and Solapur Apart from these there are 26 zilla parishad elections across the state Mungantiwar said “Both the chief minister and the BJP are wholeheartedly in favour of pre-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena But we believe the alliance negotiations will have to be evaluated based on the reports from the local units of our respective parties” Commenting on the Sena’s demand for uniform pre-poll alliance policy and not selective approach he said “Even when negotiations would be between late Bal Thackeray and late Pramod Mahajan there was never 100 per cent alliance ever in any election” Referring to the past he said “In 1995 Shiv Sena and BJP were voted to power in Maharashtra But if we take a look at the nature of pre-poll alliance in assembly or local bodies 100 per cent was never a reality” The Shiv Sena is not in favour of selective approach to alliance in select municipal corporations and believes it will not be acceptable to the party The top BJP leadership too is under pressure from its units that have asked the party not to give blindly to Sena’s high-handedness in seat-sharing talks for Mumbai Thane and other eight corporations Mungantiwar said “I am sure even Sena leaders too understand the practical difficulties and would take right approach when stitching alliance with BJP” He added that any alliance at the centre without the consent of local units will not work for either side The minister said that state leaders alone could not decide 1800 candidates for 26 zilla parishads and they will have to rely on local units to complete the process to shortlist candidates He added that the Shiv Sena would also have similar issues Unlike in the recently concluded local body elections the BJP has decided not to take decisions at the last minute For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: November 13 2016 8:02 pm Kerala rode on a huge 234-run partnership between Bhavin Thakkar and Rohan Prem (Source: PTI) Top News Rohan Prem and Bhavin Thakkar hit centuries as Kerala took Goa to the cleaners to take an upper hand in their group C Ranji Trophy cricket fixture at Brabourne Stadium today Down 12/1 in the seventh over Kerala rode on a huge 234-run partnership between Thakkar (120 batting; 16×4) and Prem (117; 14×4) to close day one on 290/2 Giving Prem company was Sanju Samson on 28 at stumps Fresh from their win against Chhattisgarh Goa started on a positive not when Rituraj Singh (1/21) dismissed Vishnu Sood but they found the going tough with Thakkar and Prem putting up a fine partnership Brief Scores: Kerala 290/2; 90 overs (Rohan Prem 120 batting Bhavin Thakkar 117) vs Goa For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Updated: July 3 2016 12:46 am RC Dhere Top News Tributes continue to pour in for eminent writer RC Dhere who passed away on Friday Dhere known for his exhaustive research in folk literature and bhakti tradition of Maharashtra died following prolonged illness family sources said He was 86 and is survived by his wife two daughters son and and grandchildren Shripal Sabnis president of the All India Marathi Sahitya Sam-melan (AIMSS) said that Dhere set high standards in literary criticism and research that would inspire generations of Marathi writers “Whether it was Tulja Bhavani or Mahalaxmi or Vithal-Rukmani Dhere carried out extensive research and provided a new direction in the way the research should be carried out” Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news Sadanand More former president of AIMSS said “Because of Dhere’s research history became rich and wide” Dhere a recipient of the Sahitya Academy Award in 1987 for his book Sri Vitthal—A Mahasamanvayak (Lord Vitthal—A great coordinator) carved a niche for himself by tracing the roots of Maharashtra’s folk traditions and literature with an extensive research that highlighted the influence of saints His other works that won acclaim include Muslim Marathi Saint Poets Dakshinecha Lokdev Khandoba History of Nath Sam-praday and Sri Venkateshwara For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: July 19 2015 12:38 pm More than 46000 petitioners have rallied to prevent the “Gold Digger” rapper Kanye West from headlining the closing ceremony of the upcoming Toronto’s Pan American Games Related News More than 46000 petitioners have rallied to prevent the “Gold Digger” rapper Kanye West from headlining the closing ceremony of the upcoming Toronto’s Pan American Games The petition is posted on Changeorg along with headline “Don’t have Kanye West headline the closing ceremony for the Toronto Pan American Games” reported Aceshowbiz “The Toronto Pan Am games have proven to be very important for Torontonians this year and have triggered a unified sense of pride in our city” the petition read “It would only be just to ask a proud Torontonian (or even a Canadian for that matter) in the music industry to perform such as Drake Walk Off The Earth Feist Metric Shania Twain Deadmau5 Crystal Castles Zeds Dead The Weeknd Peaches K’naan and many many more” Share This Article Related Article The petitioners insited on chosing Toronto artists than someone from foreign land West 38 is from Atlanta Georgia “The options for Toronto artists are far from limited and choosing someone like Kanye West raises several concerns among the people “Why was a local artist or group not chosen and supported just as our local athletes are throughout the games” it continued “Toronto Pan Am Games organizing committee please reconsider your decision as we will NOT be attending Kanye West’s show” the petition said Some West fans showed their support for him on Twitter “I love how so many people don’t seem to care about the Pan Am Games until @kanyewest is involved” a Twitterati posted Another wrote “I love kanye west and him doing pan am is the best thing to happen to toroto beside top5 taking his shirt off and drake” This is not the first time West faced petition Earlier this year Galstonbury petitioners also attempted to stop the performance of Kim Kardashian’s husband For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: January 2 2016 5:06 am Related News With the odd-even scheme and nursery admissions beginning on the first day of the year parents had to chalk out a plan in advance for collecting and submitting forms “I have already identified schools where I want to apply Most are near my home and I will either go to the school or apply online For schools that are farther away I will use my car on even days” said Ashwani Soni who lives near Vasant Kunj and has an even-numbered car Others like Pratima Sharma who lives in Mayur Vihar will be driving to different schools during the course of the two weeks “I am glad the government has provided an exemption for women The process is quite stressful as it is and I’m happy that I don’t have to worry about commuting to schools” said Sharma Sudhanshu Pandey is concerned about how he will finish the process in a short span of time “We have short-listed more than 40 schools to be on the safer side In just 14 days we have to ensure that forms are submitted Considering the traffic on Delhi roads the odd-even scheme and long queues it will be a nightmare for us” said Sushil Verma another parent “The rush during the nursery admissions is quite bad The formula is only going to make things worse The process will become more difficult We have to cover a lot of schools” said another parent For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Chennai | Published: December 11 2015 1:17 pm Ravi Teja says he’s not quite sure about the status of ‘Special 26’ Telugu remake project Related News Actor Ravi Teja who was supposed to work in the Telugu remake of the Hindi blockbuster “Special 26” says he’s not quite sure about the status of the project as there’s been no development “I was approached for the remake and I was interested too However there has been no update on the project from the makers so I really can’t say when the film will go on floors” Ravi told IANS adding that he really loved the film and feels it would work if remade “It would make a great remake This is the kind of film I’d love to do – a thriller with great scope for comedy which is the perfect combination to appeal to the masses” he said The 47-year-old currently has two Telugu projects up his sleeve For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAfter ending India’s unbeaten streak of 19 Test matches at Pune in the first Test of the series Australia seemed favourites to beat India in the second Test too after bowling out India under 200 runs on the first day at Bangalore However the eventual result tells adifferent story It was imperative for Indian bowlers to restrict Australia under 300 runs in the first innings and with the help of Ravindra Jadeja’s six-for they achievedachieved that The hostswere trailing by 87 runs at the start of their second innings The task was tough for theirbatsmen to wipe out that deficit and then take a lead on a tricky Bangalore wicket KLRahul who scored 90 in the first innings continued his form andscored a half-century in the second innings too Then the Cheteshwar Pujara-Ajinkya Rahane partnership of 118 runs for the fifth wicket ensured that India had a fighting chancein the fourth innings The target for Australia was 188 runs and they began well beforecollapsing? download Indian Express App More Related NewsPerth: Claiming to be short of a seamer all-rounder, seem to shape individual and national objectives and positions on an acceptable format for governing the internet. First is the belief that somehow the internet is the means to “universalism” that because we are all digitally connected nations communities and societies will agree on freedom of expression intellectual property privacy and security among other such issues The internet is perhaps a form of hyper-globalisation It is able to reach spaces and people at a rate and in a manner that was impossible in the real world Yet globalisation does not imply universalisation Every time human rights intellectual property or cultural agendas are sought to be superimposed on what should be a realistic conversation on the efficient management of a useful medium there will be discord Real-world issues need to be addressed at the appropriate forums that are meant to deal with them Therefore the treatment of issues such as freedom of expression privacy surveillance and intellectual property and innovation in the NETmundial outcome document is what it would always be; an accommodation of multiple positions and a play of words that neither pleases nor hurts anyone The second set of arguments seems to build around the mistaken notion that a different governance structure (not dominated by the US) would somehow prevent spying intrusion and surveillance Governance and surveillance and criminality tend to get conflated For the current discussion let us assume that the critical resources that allow the internet to operate are not managed by the US Will it prevent state and non-state actors say in our neighbourhood from spying acquiring data or illegally intruding and harming devices and networks Illegal activities are exactly that illegal and cannot be legislated Sovereign states will have to agree to certain conventions and thereafter regulate behaviour within their respective territories It would be more productive to create legal frameworks that would define jurisdiction and quasi-sovereignty for data flows digital transactions and data storage The discussion on these issues has been deferred to “beyond NETmundial” as per the outcome statement and must be pursued The third notion that seems to permeate some policy circles in various national capitals is that the internet is a “global common” and therefore nations can collectively legislate its equitable use or “fair use” Net neutrality advocates within civil society also seem to align themselves to this notion Both will be disappointed The internet as we know it is a collection of private enterprises small and large organised and random The individual user is an entrepreneur too a consumer and producer And the weight that any entity or geography enjoys in the digital marketplace defines the power relationship vis-à-vis others in the digital domain as it does in energy markets or any other marketplace If the US India China or Brazil enjoy a certain weight and can influence the operations of Facebook Google or Microsoft it is due to size and market potential To assume that commercial considerations can be ignored and inter-governmental panels or civil society advocates can alter the commercial basis is to mistake the trees for the woods What governments can do is create policy environments that allow proliferation of digital infrastructure and access to the net What they can encourage is an environment where entrepreneurs thrive and innovators excel and what they cannot and must not do is create a form of digital socialism that skews the marketplace Even as the debate on net neutrality was unfolding at the NETmundial the US Federal Communications Commission was changing rules that allowed providers differential tariffs for higher speed digital connections It is time for some digital realism For a country like India there are lessons and takeaways from this meet India must bolster its weight in the digital marketplace commensurate with the number of current and potential netizens This would be possible only by creating capabilities and an environment where private businesses SMEs and individuals can access and exploit this medium gainfully India has the responsibility to enter into serious conversations on jurisdiction issues pertaining to its digital businesses data flow and storage and this may happen far more efficiently bilaterally than at such large gatherings Since India has proposed the examination of the idea of multistakeholderism it must come up with an alternative proposition for the others to consider soon and the first step must be a comprehensive domestic debate The writer is vice president and senior research fellow at the Observer Research Foundation For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: April 16 2017 5:58 am Top News City-based gynaecologists have urged the Parliamentary Standing Committee on health and family welfare — which is currently examining the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 — to clarify Clause 50 of the Bill “We are concerned whether the Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2016 will be applicable to the pregnant surrogate mothers or children existing before the Act is enforced” Dr Machave national coordinator of the Ethics and Medico legal committee of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society of India said “The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 has to be introduced in the Lok Sabha However we are unable to ascertain the exact intent and position of the legislature along with the effect of Clause 50 It is important to clarify specially as it involves the rights and liabilities of surrogate mothers and other parties involved in commercial surrogacies prior to the Act being enforced” Dr Machave said The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 bans commercial surrogacy in India It also bars foreigners homosexual couples people in live-in relationships and single individuals making only childless straight Indian couple married for a minimum of five years eligible for surrogacy Eligible couples will have to turn to close relatives not necessarily related by blood for altruistic surrogacy where no money exchanges hands between the commissioning couple and the surrogate mother Clause 50 of the said Bill states: “Subject to the provisions of this Act there shall be provided a gestation period of ten months from the date of coming into force of this Act to existing surrogate mothers to protect their well being” According to Machave the interpretation of Clause 50 of the Bill is that the provisions of this Act will apply to the existing surrogate mothers to the extent that is possible Also then what would be the exact meaning of the gestation period and intent of providing the gestation period of 10 months Machave said and has written to Dinesh Singh Joint Director Rajya Sabha Secretariat for further clarification Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj had on August 24 2016 said that the provision of the Act shall not be made applicable to the pregnant surrogate mothers or children existing prior to the Act coming into force for a period of 10 months For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: April 10 2014 1:53 am Related News These elections NOTA may become the party of change Those voting NOTA these elections should be careful what they wish for Savita Bhatti disgruntled AAP candidate member of the Nonsense Club and widow of comedian Jaspal Bhatti is floating the NOTA Party The bar is set high — only politicians with scams worth Rs 200 crore and above and with at least 25 criminal cases against them can apply Its symbol is a wad of notes trained wrestlers will teach candidates how to manhandle people and manifestos have been dismissed as a trivial pursuit Candidates will steer clear of the distasteful business of forming a government Meanwhile the CPI (M-L) seems to have emerged as a de facto NOTA party In pamphlets and in meetings in Delhi it has been campaigning ardently for the NOTA option charging all mainstream political parties with corruption All over the world the NOTA party is an idea whose time has come In the United Kingdom the NOTA Party was formed as far back as 2009 Its star candidate is the not so honourable David Cleggaband — any resemblance to the Conservative David Cameron Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg and Labour’s Ed Miliband is obviously coincidental — and it plans to take on a system where all parties advocate the same policies In the Australian federal elections of 2007 Geoff Richardson changed his name to “Of the Above None” and contested as an independent His aim was to highlight the lack of plurality in a two-party system With 1627 registered unrecognised parties one would think electoral choice is not a problem for India Bhatti has taken up the cause of the corrupt politician who’s been in choppy waters lately But there are many issues still in search of a party The right to tear gas Parliament for instance or an ordinance for every season or compulsory attendance at Jantar Mantar All of the above anyone For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Whereas governments in the last 25 years have worked hard (and succeeded to some extent) in dismantling the license-permit-quota raj in other sectors of the economy, Bhopal. with their first goals for the club, I spoke with the players for the last three weeks to forget about the table. 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