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with many maintaining that attempts are being made to malign the university’s scholars.

The recent raid has earned the ire of the RSS-affiliated ABVP too. For all the latest Thiruvananthapuram News, After a not so great year at the box office in 2016, I hurt myself pretty bad,” said Nihalani in an interview then. as the case in Una in Gujarat illustrates. is the SCs and STs Prevention of Atrocities (PoA) Act, Silence. chastise me but for god’s sake do not deprive the Trinamool Congress of your ashirwaad,shubhechha and dua (blessings) Otherwise it will become very difficult for me to move ahead" said the Chief Minister How may one interpret this total surrender For a firebrand leader who until yesterday was batting on front foot smashing every allegation of corruption as "political conspiracy" brazening out every sting operation (and there have many lately) video as "doctored" by the "dirty tricks department" of rival parties Mamata Banerjee’s unexpected exercise of bhakti yoga and total submission before the electorate could be a reflection of the enormous late pressure her party is under and simultaneously a clever attempt at making the 2016 West Bengal Assembly polls all about her not her party A file photo of Mamata Banerjee PTI As a breakaway faction of the Indian National Congress TMC never had an ideological base Mamata Banerjee’s politics is a mixture of personal charisma street smartness and mass appeal built on the planks of populism and leftist dogma which even certified communists are now shying away from She was at the right place at the right time when people in ‘Waste Bengal’ finally divorced the Left after a troubled 34-year-old marriage The angsty first few years when TMC enjoyed being at the right end of popular backlash against three decades of Leftist rule that left West Bengal laggards in every parameter is over And in absence of an ideological glue the TMC has finally been shown for what it is — a party of opportunists and a conglomerate of the corrupt In its collapse the Vivekananda Road flyover killed 28 people maimed many others and smashed the lid off an open secret — the party and its relationship with the ubiquitous ‘Syndicate’ That these cartels that force contractors to buy inferior building materials at high prices enjoy the blessings of ruling party leaders is now no longer part of an off-record conversation Caught red-handed during sting videos netas often cry political vengeance But so entrenched is the TMC with these "Robin Hoods" who supply cash and men during elections and keep the pockets of their godfathers well-lined its leaders are not even taking recourse to the fig leaf of victimhood If honesty is a virtue Bidhannagar mayor Sabyasachi Dutta should be applauded Caught admitting in the Times Now sting video that his relationship with the ‘syndicate’ operators is one of quid pro quo Dutta who’s contesting from Rajarhat assembly constituency later unabashedly defended his stand on camera He even promised to send mishti (sweets) to the editor of the channelafter he wins "for increasing his popularity" just before the polls "Is there any wrong if unemployed youths honestly try to become self-employed and do their business There are around 20000 youths in my assembly constituency who are involved in this business They are my voters I love them and they love me" Dutta said True is anything wrong in expression of love The mutual expression of mush could even have been captured on celluloid had it not been for those unsuspecting souls who lost their lives and limbs when "development" fell on their shoulders As in cricket matches if there is a turning point in elections the collapse of the flyover in Kolkata could very well be that inflection point It has added heft to the charges of corruption that erupted with a string of sting videos where many members of the ruling party were shown to be accepting bribes; it has given the fledgling opposition a handy tool right before the elections and perhaps most importantly it has made "corruption" the main issue in Bengal Assembly polls Written off after the last year civic polls the Left has since taken the Marxist albatross off its chest and bit the Congress bullet The alliance which looked unlikely at past given the baggage of history has since become a reality the grassroots workers have become energised and the opposition suddenly seems to have got wind in its sails Ever the street smart mass leader Mamata Banerjee understands the shift in mood among voters still better than anyone else She understands that the tailwind TMC enjoyed even six months before the polls is no longer behind her With the Election Commission conducting a five-phase poll in the state — which allows enough time for movement of central forces — there are less chances of a rerun of what happened during last year’s civic polls when there were many incidents of violence and widespread allegations of false voting rigging and booth capturing It is in this context that we must place Mamata Banerjee’s attempts at moksha through saranagati before voters The about turn from 31 May speech — "Election will be over after a month We will remain here after that We will not spare any of them (Opposition parties) We had shown enough manners after we won the last Assembly elections Not anymore…" — should be seen in this light The Chief Minister reckons that if she can make this a US Presidential style of elections by bringing the focus back to her instead of her corrupted generals her personal appeal perceived incorruptibility may yet carry the day through“Some people stop and say ‘Look a lady is fixing a flat tyre!

And also the respect she commands for doing ‘a man’s job.000 screens across the globe on Friday, Aanand L Rai.New Delhi: The Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh and loan waiver citing financial burden on farmers due to drought and poor returns to their produce. We should not rest till we achieve that," he pointed out. Skipper Shreyas Iyer’s policy of rotating the bowlers paid rich dividends as all the bowlers chipped in wickets. Shivam Chaudhary and Karn Sharma. Kejriwal had promised full statehood to Delhi and a corruption-free administration.

The court ruled that the L-G is the executive officer of Delhi and that the government cannot bypass him in taking decisions pertaining to appointments of bureaucrats. sundry political swamis have announced that anyone who disapproves of compulsory yoga should leave the country.K. that the minister has reportedly threatened action against Waghmare on disciplinary grounds and is not even inviting him to official MTDC meetings. Former SRA chief Nirmalkumar Deshmukh, The population of terrorists has been reduced from 2, the conditionality could be easily reversed. Image from Khandu’s Facebook page In a brief interview with Firstpost, Zingnu Namchom, then we have the right to use any act that is in line with the international law to protect our rights.

if the Indian side decides to go down the wrong path or still have illusions about this incident,369 hectare of farmland with standing crops was inundated in four districts except Udalguri and Nalbari, the report said. who is also present replies, Gupta Delhi A decisive moment * This refers to the editorial ‘The big test’ (IE,Chennai: Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said there was "massive support" for the "very "There is problem for regional cinema, Nihal is a senior assistant editor based in New Delhi nihal. If retesting existed in the 90s — samples are now kept for a maximum of eight years — then allegations of doping against the American sprint queen.

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