that features internationally acclaimed artists such as Dr Ramhari Das,top? Related News More mobile phone companies are gearing up to launch affordable 4G feature phone by the year-end, have gone ahead with the similar squad without making many changes as Bhuvi replaces left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir. Vettel will drop five slots on the starting grid because of an unscheduled gear-box change.
but rather the soothing cup you get on every street.from Odisha, ? the alliance led by him might end up with as many as 137 seats, In the survey,43percent of respondents felt he was the best chief ministerial candidate Sushil Modi of the BJP was favoured by 33 percent Others were left far behind This perhaps is the reason the grand alliance of the JD(U) RJD and the Congress won’t mind making the elections personality-centric In Nitish it has a reliable face to project the opposition does not have any Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be hugely popular across a cross-section of voters but his alliance maybe hitdue by the absenceof a strong match for Nitish at the state level The BJP may argue that it won in Haryana and Jharkhand without projecting any chief ministerial candidate but the fact remains that it had to contend with incumbents who were largely discredited As the survey reflects that is not the case in Bihar As many as 40 percent of the respondents said they would vote on the basis of the performance of the state government and 38 percent said development was the main issue this time around If the grand alliance is expected to garner 46 percent of votes against the NDA’s 38 percent it can thank the good governance provided by Nitish over the last decade A part of it could be due to the utilization of smart campaigning techniques borrowed from the BJP by the JD(U) For someone who is reputed to be reticent about interacting with the masses programmes like har ghar dastakmay haveworked for Nitish and people are more aware of his achievements now The BJP of course knows Bihar won’t be a cakewalk despite political pundits predicting otherwise If there’s a ‘wave’ in the party’s favour they have not noticed it yet Almost all its central leaders including ministers and party president Amit Shah have been busy in the state for several weeks Narendra Modi has a number of rallies lined up across the state If the predictions of the CNN-IBN survey come true it willbe a huge embarrassment for the BJP particularly after its experience in Delhi The party’s winning streak in the country may finally halt And with it could go its economic agenda The realization of this is spurring asense of urgency is the BJP camp But let’s remember it’s only a pre-poll survey and it’s too early to jump to any conclusion Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: January 13 2017 5:06 pm Nana Patekar has shown distress at the video of BSF jawan Related News Nana Patekar like many was distressed after seeing the videos posted by BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav exposing the bad quality of food served to BSF soldiers guarding our country’s borders The jawan also alleged corruption by senior officers as the major reason behind the sub-standard rations served to soldiers Read| ‘We often sleep empty stomach’: BSF jawan’s video exposes the mess caused by corruption WATCH VIDEO|Complaints Can Be Addressed Through Grievance Redressal Mechanism Says Army Chief On BSF Man’s Video Nana — who has in the past visited the BSF forces at the International Borders (IB) in Hiranagar Kathua and expressed his deep admiration for the force — said that incidents like these do shake the morale of the force and that he had a word about the same with Kamal Nayan Choubey IG BSF Said Nana “I have spoken to Kamal Nayan Choubey sir who is the second-in-command Whatever has come out is not right because these forces take care of us more than their kids be it the Army BSF CRPF or ITBP All our jawans are respected a lot I can tell you more about the case in two or three days because investigations and inquiry are still on Such incidents demoralise the spirit of our army BSF and CRPF jawans” Nana however was guarded and refrained from expressing a fiery opinion on the matter The Natsamrat actor revealed that he had learnt about the alleged not-so-good antecedents of the jawan and would rather wait for a day or two before commenting “I have seen the videos But I have learnt that there was some enquiry that was already in place on the jawan I can’t tell you all about it now BSF and CRPF are our jawans and they protect us So before we say anything about them we have to think twice Also Kamal Nayan sir has assured me that nothing of that sort has happened” revealed Nana Watch: What’s happening in the world of entertainment Bahadur’s videos which were posted on his Facebook profile received more than 26 million views and more than a lakh shares Meanwhile BSF has raked up Bahadur’s past and labelled him a repeat offender The force also dismissed the soldier’s allegations of corruption and maintained that food being served to the jawans is of good quality Meanwhile a high-level enquiry is underway Home Minister Rajnath Singh too has sought a report in the matter For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by MANOJ MORE | Pune | Published: August 9 2017 12:32 am Lakhs turned out as the Maratha Kranti Morcha brought Pune to a grinding halt on Sunday (Express Photo by Pavan Khengre) Related News The 58th and the last “mook morcha” or silent march by the Maratha Kranti Morcha which will be held in Mumbai on Wednesday would be the ‘biggest ever’ such rally with about 70 lakh people expected to participate from across Maharashtra claimed leaders behind the movement Maratha leaders also warned that this was going to be the “last silent morcha” They said that unless the state government acted decisively on their demands they would move on to an “aggressive agitation” which would include measures such as preventing ministers from visiting their constituencies and holding demonstrations before Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis they said In Mumbai the march will begin from the Byculla Zoo and culminate at Azad Maidan where Fadnavis is expected to receive a memorandum of demands from the Maratha leaders “We expect between 70 lakh to one crore people from across Maharashtra to participate in the march The Mumbai march is certainly going to be the biggest one among all the 58 marches at various districts and talukas” said Ajay Bhosale a Maratha leader from Pune Shantaram Kunjir another leader cautioned that their patience was “running thin” “We expected the government to concede to some of our key demands The government has neither acted decisively nor has it shown any intention of doing so If it remains as passive as it has been we will be forced to launch an aggressive agitation” he said Kunjir said that for almost a year the Maratha community had been holding “silent disciplined and peaceful morchas but they seemed to have had little effect on the state government” “Now our patience is running thin We can no longer remain silent If after the 58th morcha the government still refuses to act we will be forced to launch an aggressive agitation It would include mobbing ministers preventing them from visiting their constituencies holding demonstrations before the Chief Minister and so on” he said adding that there could also be other forms of “aggressive agitation details of which won’t be revealed now” The Maratha leaders said they would wait for at least two weeks or so after the 58th march “for the government to take some kind of action on their demands” “If there is no action then the coordination committee will meet and decide about the way we are going to carry out our aggressive agitation” said Kunjir The Maratha leaders said there would be no need to intensify the agitation if the government did act on their demands Rubbishing allegations that the Maratha community was “feeling uneasy” as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was not from their community Kunjir said “All this talk has no meaning We look up to Fadnavis as the chief minister of Maharashtra and not as someone who belongs to any particular community If he accepts or acts on our demands we will certainly praise him… the chief minister is supposed to heed the voice of the people” One of the key demands of the Maratha community is capital punishment for the culprits in the Kopardi rape and murder case It was the Kopardi incident — the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in July last year — that triggered protests by the Maratha community across the state The community’s other demands include reservation in government-run and aided educational institutions as well as government jobs amendments to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and minimum support price for farmers Maratha leaders insisted that they were not demanding that the Atrocity Act be scrapped but said they wanted it to be amended as they felt that it was “being misused causing unnecessary hardship to the majority community” On the loan waiver for farmers announced by the state government the Maratha leaders said they had not yet benefited form it as they were busy filling up the “complicated form” Bhosale claimed that the march would witness the “biggest ever” gathering of people in pursuit of their demands in Maharashtra On Wednesday morning thousands of people are expected to leave from Pune and head to Mumbai via the Expressway to participate in the march Police have already appealed to Puneites to avoid using the Expressway tomorrow Traffic rules The office of the Additional Director General of Police (Traffic) for Maharashtra has issued a notification saying heavy vehicles will not allowed to ply beyond a certain point on the Pune-Mumbai Old Highway and Pune-Mumbai Expressway between 7 am and 7 pm on Wednesday The notification states that the heavy vehicles plying on Expressway at Urse Toll Booth and on the Old Highway will be stopped at Kusgaon toll plaza and will not be allowed to ply towards Mumbai The rule will not be applicable to service vehicles ambulances fire brigade vehicles police and government vehicles stated the notification For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy Abheet Singh Sethi There have been 42 percent more terrorism-related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) since the Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power in May 2014 compared with the last three years of the second term of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA-II) The number of security personnel killed in terrorist violence has increased 72 percentfrom 111 in the last three years of UPA-II to 191 in the BJP’s first three years an IndiaSpend analysis of data compiled by the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP) run by New Delhi-based non-profit Institute for Conflict Management shows The SATP compiles data on fatalities from terrorism from media reports The data are provisional and compiled as on 24 May 2017 As the BJP government completes three years in office this week IndiaSpend is analysing five of its key electoral promises – on employment Swachh Bharat roads access to electricity and terrorism In the concluding part we examine the BJP government’s performance on tackling terrorism Terrorism claims more lives in J&K The BJP won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on 16 May 2014 and Modi was sworn in as India’s prime minister on 26 May 2014 This analysis takes into account the roughly 36-month period from 1 June 2014 to 21 May 2017 during which the BJP has been in power and the last three years of the UPA-II government from 1 June 2011 to 31 May 2014 The BJP had vowed to adopt a “zero tolerance” policy on terrorism in its election manifesto released on 7 April 2014 The period under BJP rule has witnessed 42 percentmore terrorism-related deaths in J&K – among civilians security personnel and terrorists – compared with the last three years of UPA-II The number of security personnel killed in terrorist violence in the state has increased 72 percent–from 111 in the last three years of UPA-II to 191 in the BJP’s first three years The number of civilian deaths in J&K has also increased by 37 percent while terrorist deaths have risen 32 percent Most of the terrorism-related deaths have taken place over the past year especially after 8 July 2016 when the security forces gunned down terrorist leader Burhan Wani His death led to violent protests several months of curfew and an overall deterioration in the state’s security situation IndiaSpend reported on 16 December 2016 The BJP’s third year witnessed 293 terrorism-related deaths in J&K 53 percentmore than the 191 recorded during the second year of its term This period saw a corresponding increase of 61 percentin the number of security personnel killed – 98 killed during the BJP’s third year including the 18 soldiers killed in a terrorist attack on an army garrison in the Kashmir town of Uri on 18 September 2016 On 19 September 2016 India responded to the Uri attack by mounting surgical strikes on terrorist bases in Pakistan which it blamed for the attacks Fewer civilians more security forces personnel killed in the North East The total number of deaths from terrorist violence in the North East of the country has declined by 12 percentto 765 during the first three years of the BJP as compared with 874 during the UPA-II’s last three years The data indicate an overall improvement in the security situation The region has however become more unsafe for India’s security forces who recorded 62percent more casualties among their ranks – 89 under the BJP as against 55 under UPA-II Civilian deaths have declined by 15percent to 287 under the BJP’s rule while terrorist deaths in security operations have gone down by 19 percentto 389 “Organised militancy in the region is on the decline” in the North East Home Minister Rajnath Singh noted at a North East review meeting on 16 May 2016 Singh said the central government’s initiatives to boost infrastructure in the region and increase security cooperation with neighbouring countries have helped improve the security situation Fewer deaths due to Maoist violence The total number of deaths due to Maoist terrorism across India declined by 9 percentto 1016 under the BJP from 1112 in the UPA-II’s last three years Deaths of security personnel have decreased by 43 percentunder the BJP to 216 as compared with 380 under UPA-II Civilian deaths have also declined 27percent to 328 while the deaths of Maoists in security operations have increased 34 percent to 472 However overall deaths from Maoist violence have increased 60percent from 259 in 2014-15 to 414 in 2016-17 The 24 April 2017 ambush by Maoists that killed 26 Central Reserve Paramilitary Force (CRPF) jawans in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district made 2017 the deadliest year for Indian security forces in the past seven years IndiaSpend reported on 24 April 2017 This increasing number of casualties and attacks such as the one in Sukma indicate a worsening security situation in India’s Maoism-affected areas especially over the past 12 months (The author is a Mumbai-based freelance writer and defence analyst) Written by Agencies | Washington | Published: October 14 2010 4:55 pm Related News 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