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For all the latest Pune News, During her visit to Pakistan last month, peace, Nitish justified his decision to sever ties with the BJP at a press conference immediately after resigning, The cataclysmic election result he said is essentially because of majoritarian polarisation Nitish made it clear that the split from the NDA was not tactical but “ideological” His prediction of how things would unfold has come true Nitish’s resignation has also taken the wind out of the sails of his detractors and will bring back a moral agenda into politics and governance — almost non-existent till now When Nitish assumed office in 2005 he wove a “coalition of extremes” to ensure multi-caste/ class support for his governance With the break-up of the NDA in Bihar this coalition collapsed Thereafter Nitish worked out a counter coalition — an agglomeration of non-powerful social groups But this did not work On the other hand the NDA devised an alternative coalition of extremes by bringing Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha into its fold But an alliance between Nitish and Lalu could result in a new coalition of upper backward articulate castes and other non-powerful social categories which would be electorally formidable Earlier in order to maintain the coalition of extremes Nitish had avoided taking up class issues particularly land reform However this assiduously built coalition was strained when during his first term he introduced positive discrimination for lower backwards and women in panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) With the social justice movement reaching a decisive stage during the previous regime itself this new reservation further weakened the hegemony of the traditional elite Positive discrimination in PRIs was Nitish’s first substantive policy decision that altered his government’s class-caste neutrality It was the fear of Lalu’s resurgence that muted the traditional elites’ resentment of this change But when its consequences became clear during his second term the traditional elite started distancing itself from Nitish The emergence of women’s constituencies in PRIs was a further “encroachment” into lower power centres The separation between the JD(U) and the BJP only formalised what was already a grassroots political reality Nitish had tried to break lower centres of power from above without a grassroots movement Earlier the upper sections of society had dominated all three wings of state — legislature executive and judiciary In the legislature this hegemony had been broken since the Nineties Thereafter in order to further the social justice agenda the new legislatures had to restructure the civil and judicial services making space for the subaltern While the Mungeri Lal and Mandal commissions were meant to address this problem their short-run impact has been limited Thus in Bihar the goal of making space for the subaltern was sought to be achieved by strategically placing functionaries belonging to weaker social groups Later this strategy was abandoned by Nitish in the name of strengthening the state structure This sent out a wrong message — that the social justice agenda was not receiving attention The social composition of the upper sections of the civil and judicial services matters most People are always eager to know who the chief secretary or director general of police is Their importance might be misplaced but who occupies these posts defines the image of the service and the political inclination In this respect Bihar had a dismal record After assuming office in 2005 Nitish made serious efforts to re-establish the authority of the state almost non-existent then For example the rate of convictions has been very high in Bihar in recent years Between January 2006 and June 2013 no less than 83000 criminals have been convicted — the highest in the country But there was a discrepancy between the social profile of the offenders in general and those who were convicted The former comprised people from nearly all sections of society In contrast the latter were mostly from the middle and lower sections This is because of the social character of the judiciary and bureaucracy dominated by the upper echelons of society Consider for example the ease with which perpetrators of rural massacres — mostly belonging to the traditional elite — manage to get exonerated Such cherry picking in law enforcement negates Nitish’s social justice agenda The BJP’s success in the elections in Bihar could be attributed at least in part to this Nitish’s resignation will have catalytic consequences in the state It seems that all political forces pursuing the agenda of social justice that were earlier fragmented will once again unite Lalu is also open to supporting the JD(U) This will completely change Bihar’s political and social configuration The new discourse that will unfold here will resonate in the Hindi heartland A coalition of the political forces pursuing the social justice agenda could mean that class-specific issues could be taken up without fear of backlash A new script of electoral politics could be written [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: January 17 2017 6:43 pm Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 box office collection Top News The worldwide commercial success of Khaidi No 150 is a testimony to Megastar Chiranjeevi’s star power among the Telugu movie audience that has remained unchallenged and unchanged despite his 10-year sabbatical Despite the film being a remake the only reason it has received such a terrific response from the fans is due to the presence of Chiranjeevi Khaidi No 150 has scored big at the box office despite the release of Balakrishnan’s 100th film Gautamiputra Satakarni The Chiranjeevi-starrer has so far collected about Rs 115 crore at the worldwide box office beating all the collection records set by previous Telugu films both in domestic and international markets with exception of Baahubali: The Beginning While Baahubali collection crossed Rs 100 crore on the second day of its release Khaidi No 150 managed to rake in more than Rs 100 crore in first five days What makes the film’s box office performance more impressive is that the film was released on a working day and still debuted big at the box office earning Rs 47 crore Reacting to the success of the film Ram Charan Teja has issued a statement “What better way to foray into production than with Khaidi No 150 The film is truly close to my heart because it is my father’s 150th film The kind of love the audiences have shown in the film is overwhelming and humbling” said Charan who made his debut as a producer with this film More from the world of Entertainment: After a resounding first week the film is expected to maintain the momentum in the coming weeks too Chiranjeevi could not have asked for a better response from the audience for his comeback film Khaidi No 150 is a Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster Kaththi directed by AR Murugadoss with Vijay in the lead role In the film Chiranjeevi plays a double role The film’s star cast include Kajal Aggarwal Tarun Arora Brahmanandam and Ali For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 15 2017 3:12 am Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (File Photo) Top News THE Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is set to increase water charges in the city by 536 per cent for residential use although political parties stood up in opposition against the proposal and the Opposition staged a walkout during the standing committee meeting on Wednesday In comparison to the current rate of Rs 466 per 1000 litres the price proposed by the civic administration is Rs 491 per 1000 litres Civic officials said the Hydraulic Engineering department has invested a lot of funds in setting up facilities as part of the water supply and sewerage network in the city because of which the department’s establishment costs have increased by 539 per cent The proposal had been tabled before the standing committee just as information for the members like the standing committee and the general body had passed a resolution back in 2012 authorising the administration to hike the water charges up to 8 per cent annually Members of the Opposition are now planning to reopen the 2012 resolution in the standing committee “I have informed the municipal secretary that I will be recalling the resolution We will scrap the resolution and will not allow the prices to be hiked” said Rais Shaikh Samajwadi Party corporator and group leader For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsRiding on Sethuraman’s brilliant comeback victory India bounced back to defeat higher seeded England to share the lead at the end of the eighth round of the Chess Olympiad at Baku Azerbaijan India won by the thinnest 25 – 15 point margin holding the draw in other three boards With three more rounds to go this victory puts India in the striking distance of a podium finish as they share the lead with USA and Ukraine with 14 match points trailed by Russia Azerbaijan and Norway with 13 match points The Indian women too scored an identical 25 – 15 comeback against the twenty second seeded Uzbekistan and now figure in a tie from fifth to twelfth places India facing England with Harikrishna (Left Extreme) and Baskaran Adhiban pitted against Michael Adams (Rigth extreme) and David Howell Image Credit: David Llada/Firstpost Once again Harikrishna faced a heavyweight on the top board the experienced English Grandmaster Michael Adams known for his solid strategical brand of chess Expectedly he refused to enter a theoretical duel against Harikrishna’s Sicilian defence preferring the offbeat Rossolimo variation instead Adams unexpectedly changed the script of the game to come up with a very interesting exchange sacrifice on the 13th move thus showing his willingness to take risks even in such a crucial game Though ahead by material Hari had to defend patiently and sacrificed back a piece himself thus reaching a draw-ish ending where he had two rooks against Adams’ rook and two minor pieces neither side having any winning chance Adhiban’s handling of the opening emphasised the progress of technology in chess preparation in parallel to the increasing analytical ability of the computers Modern masters not only study tournament games of their pet openings but from Email chess (though it is still referred as Correspondence chess) and even those between computer programs as well Thus Adhiban’s ’10Bg5′ was a new move for over the board chess but already employed in correspondence chess He deserved the resultant advantage he received from the game both in clock and position as David Howell consumed large amounts of time with a pawn deficit by the sixteenth move However Adhiban’s imprecise handling of the late middlegame ensured that the game was never going to be more than a draw After a streak of fivewins in the initial rounds and then indifferent play in the last two rounds Vidit Gujrathi’s play was probably under the scanner He too came up with a plan played in correspondence chess with ’14.Re8′ from the Black side of an English Opening Risky play by Gawain Jones with an exchange sacrifice on the 18th move ensured White a dangerous looking initiative Vidit kept his cool and defended accurately to restore parity in the endgame So even though the first three boards had early promise precise defence ensured that the advantageous sides could never convert But it was a different script on the fourth board in a topsy-turvy game between Sethuraman and Short Nigel Short is a living legend who challenged Kasparov for the title of world champion way back in 1993 precisely the year when his opponent was born Even at the age of 51 he shows amazing longevity being a consistent tournament winner producing lively chess He was one of the architects of England’s giant-killing act against formidable China in the previous round defeating much higher rated Li Chao in a wild game Playing against such a colourful and formidable opponent Sethuraman rose to the occasion to score a memorable victory Employing the Scotch Opening with the White pieces Sethu enjoyed a healthy advantage from the early stages of the game Sacrificing a pawn Short tried his best to mount an attack against White’s King Though far from perfect both played fearless chess at many moments preferring challenging and adventurous continuations rather than sedate and best moves Finally Sethuraman’s ’31f5′ seemed to open up Black’s kingside and crack Short’s tenacity as he played substandard moves and resigned on the forty first move when Sethu was en route to checkmate the Black king For this gutsy comeback Sethuraman was showered with compliments from his opponent from the previous round the American GM Sam Shankland who was lucky to win against the Indian: “What truly makes a champion is not their weakest moments but how they respond to their weakest moments Sethu.came through with a beautiful win today over a former world championship challenger Many strtong players would have self-destructed here and this kind of psychological toughness is a sign that he has a very bright future ahead of him” The most crucial moment of the decisive game between Sethuraman and Nigel Short In a tense position Sethu’s 31f5 which ultimately opened roads towards the Black King and resulted in White winning the game Image Credit: Firstpost The ninth seeded Indians now face another tough challenge on Sunday as they play the fifth seeded Ukraine on the top table Comparatively Indian women scored a clinical win over Uzbekistan on Saturday though the winning margin of 25 – 15 wasn’t very impressive comparing the strength of the players of both the teams IM Tania Sachdev who had consecutive losses in the past three rounds was rested enabling WIM Bodda Pratyusha to play on the fourth board after being rested for five consecutive games The only decisive result of the match came on the top board as Dronavalli Harika showed difference in class to slowly outplay WGM Nafisa Muminova (rated 2324) from the Black side of a Sicilian Defence The rest of the games ended in draws Even though she enjoyed a space advantage throughout her game against Gulrukhbegim Tokhirjonova from the White side of a Guico Piano Padmini Rout could not find a breakthrough to convert her advantage Soumya Swaminathan equalised comfortably from the Black side of a Queens Gambit Declined but her opponent managed to trade pieces steadily throughout the game to force a draw in a King and Pawn ending Pratyusha played a fighting draw against untitled Nodira Nadirjanova which lasted a mammoth 102 moves Though both the players enjoyed a considerable advantage at some point in the game they both could not play precisely to convert their advantage Indian women face another lower seeded team in Netherlands in the ninth roundon Sunday By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: January 18 2016 11:17 am The “Moon” director returned to Twitter and shared a letter a care physician wrote about his father reported Music News Related News David Bowie’s filmmaker son Duncan Jones has broken his social media silence following his father’s death The “Moon” director returned to Twitter and shared a letter a care physician wrote about his father reported Music News Jones 44 who announced he would be “offline for a while” following Bowie’s death tweeted the thank you letter from British palliative care consultant Mark Taubert who revealed the rock star’s private approach to his health struggle aided a dying patient he was assisting “I had a discussion with a hospital patient facing the end of her life” Taubert wrote “We discussed your death and your music and it got us talking about numerous weighty subjects that are not always straightforward to discuss with someone facing their own demise “In fact your story became a way for us to communicate very openly about death something many doctors and nurses struggle to introduce as a topic of conversation” The care physician also thanked Bowie for his final album Blackstar which was released two days before the singer’s death adding “Thank you for (single) Lazarus and Blackstar Share This Article Related Article I am a palliative care doctor and what you have done in the time surrounding your death has had a profound effect on me and many people I work with “Your album is strewn with references hints and allusions As always you don’t make interpretation all that easy but perhaps that isn’t the point” Meanwhile Bowie’s life was celebrated in London on Sunday as fans flocked to Islington’s Union Chapel to pay tribute to the 69-year-old icon The Magic Numbers and former Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock were among the stars who performed Bowie tunes following an emotional fan sing-along of his hit Starman Former Pink Floyd bass player Guy Pratt and The Feeling also teamed up for a performance of the late rocker’s “Life on Mars” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 8 2016 4:26 pm The prize money will be around Rs 30 lakhs and matches will be played at different venues across four months in three states Top News With an aim to inspire rural youth to pick up hockey sticks instead of guns veteran defender Dilip Tirkey is organising one of the biggest rural hockey tournaments and over 1300 teams are expected to participate “Biju Patnaik rural hockey tournament will be a unique tournament where more than 1300 teams and 25000 players from the rural belt of Odisha Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand will exhibit their skills” Tirkey told PTI Bhasha “Vice President Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the event on 10th December in Rourkela and finals will be played in March” he added The total prize money will be around Rs 30 lakhs and matches will be played at different venues across four months in three states — Odisha Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand He said that the main aim behind this tournament is to inspire tribal youth to pick up hockey stick and ensure that they start dreaming again “It is terrible to see the youth waste their lives That is why I decided to organise this tournament The craze for hockey in this belt is no secret they just need a proper platform to showcase their talent and we are providing that” said the BJD member of parliament and three times Olympian “As a former Olympian it is my duty to give it back to the game and the players I cannot see young boys pick up guns They need to be armed with hockey sticks so that they can play get jobs and spend time on the field rather than be brainwashed by Maoist elements” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsJapan pushes US to propose new UN sanctions on North Korea | Reuters World Reuters Aug 30 2017 22:16:55 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Aug 30 2017 22:16 PM | Updated Date: Aug 30 2017 22:16 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: Reuters | London | Published: February 2 2017 7:14 pm Arsenal are currently third in the points table (Source: AP) Top News Arsenal travel across town to a vengeful Chelsea on Saturday knowing that another depressing defeat at Stamford Bridge would see their Premier League title hopes swept away with the lunchtime leftovers Victory for Chelsea in the early kickoff will send the Blues 12 points clear at the top and draw a definitive line under the 3-0 mauling Antonio Conte’s side suffered at the Emirates in September Chelsea went on a 13-match winning run after that setback — their heaviest loss of the campaign so far — and are favourites against third-placed opponents shocked by a stinging 2-1 home loss to Watford in midweek “When you lose a match like that (in September) playing for this kind of club it is very hard to accept” said Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic ahead of a derby that never lacks needle “I hoped it was going to be a wake-up call for us and it was… sometimes you have to lose a game to wake up and I am sure we will not allow any more defeats like that one” he told reporters after Chelsea drew 1-1 at Liverpool “Are we looking forward to this game even more to put things right Of course” Arsenal fans who still have nightmares about the 6-0 drubbing suffered at Chelsea on manager Arsene Wenger’s 1000th game in charge in 2014 will be hoping that the Watford result has a similar galvanising effect The Gunners have not won at their rivals in the league since October 2011 but need to do it more than ever this time if a first title since 2004 is to be anything more than a distant dream this season Wenger will not be on the bench with the Frenchman serving the third game of a four-match touchline ban for his sending off against Burnley but he will have had plenty to say to his players Goalkeeper Petr Cech returning to his old surroundings is sure to be pepped up already as will Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez whose tally of 15 goals currently tops the league scorers standings with Chelsea’s Diego Costa But Arsenal will need to be fully switched on mentally as well as physically to crack a defence that has conceded just 16 goals in 23 matches And there are those who doubt Arsenal’s ability to put it all together in what could be their toughest test “Even Wenger must concede they need a miracle to win the Premier League now” commented old foe and former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp in a column for the Evening Standard “They have to beat Chelsea on Saturday to have any chance but the players must be at an all-time low after losing to Watford who had one win in nine games before Tuesday “Their defending for both goals against Watford was shocking and it just makes me think even more that Arsenal’s back four is not up to the level needed to win the title” Wenger has given his players two days rest ahead of the clash according to media reports The Gunners will be without injured midfielder Aaron Ramsey and have striker Olivier Giroud doubtful with an ankle knock For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: January 8 2017 6:07 am Top News UT police submitted a “no trace report” Saturday in the court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) Akshdeep Mahajan in a case registered on the complaint of former Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shayin Shayin alleged that an unknown person had circulated a morphed picture of him manipulated to look like he was in an objectionable position with a woman officer The picture went viral in a WhatsApp group in the year 2014 and Shayin had said it was a morphed picture and made a complaint with the UT police Shayin deposed before the court today and informed the court that he was satisfied with the police report and had no objection if the court will accept the “no trace report” When asked about this Shayin told Newsline that he has accepted the “no trace report” On who was in the picture he said “At least not me” In the complaint he had alleged the picture had been publicised to defame him The police had registered a case under Sections 465 (punishment for forgery) 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 469 (forgery for purpose of harming position) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) The case was also registered under Sections 66 67 and 71 of the IT Act with the Cyber Cell of the police Shayin who was appointed as Chandigarh DC in August 2012 was embroiled in several controversies The then UT Administrator in April 2015 issued his repatriation orders though Shayin still had four months of his tenure left For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top News The high load led to its failure,By 7 pm Thursday, there was some confusion over the the date of the results, 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NHAI works on PPP model in which we provide the contract with the land and the contractors build the roads. However, I didn’t quit TV for films. the smuggling of gold has increased manifold, I used to be a very active punter once (not any longer). My guess was that many would have because Gujaratis separate their emotions from their business. at its best a story of incompetence and mismanagement, Then I sent the money back, A recent opinion poll conducted by Interdisciplinary Analysts shows an overwhelming majority opposed to secularism and federalism. Lochte described the incident to NBC’s “Today” show .

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