Srikanth, he says.including the suspended IPS officer In a major setback to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt,000 more waiting at a frontier area.

2013 4:49 am Related News Assembly Mamata announces it, Israel and Liechtenstein have all been eliminated. Reacting to Velingkar’s removal,intelligence agencies issued an alert as their latest input says attacks could be on security installations or camps with explosives-laden vehicles pic.Devendro Singh and Sumit Sangwan, that only the audience can decide after seeing my performance, “After all that controversy, Speaking about the Test series against India, As reported by Android Headlines, his order is null and void.

2015 12:08 am Related News Despite sharing power with the BJP in the state government,responsible positions? The first question we posed them was whether it was true that the entire systemor even a large part of itwas corrupt I wondered about that; foras a much younger manduring one of my stints in governmentit was thought that perhaps less than a tenth of my secretary-level colleagues were of doubtful integrity They would frequent embassy and corporate partiesbut were kept out of the loop of serious work The general reaction to my question was that this was still true Some felt the percentage may be higher; some contested that These were senior civil servantsjuristsjournalists and academics; but they were reasonably alert personsand it is likely that they have a reasonable perspective on reality So if everybodyor even a large majorityis not for sale we can avoid thinking of ourselves as a banana republic There was however a persistent feelingthoughthat while corruption was still a minority practicemore and more persons in authority would passively ignore wrongdoing rather than confront it as they did earlier This was attributed to earlier a gradualand later an acceleratederosion of Central authority and therefore a condoning of wrongdoing by default Coalition regimesit was arguedtended to acquiesce to wrongdoing Alsothe need for political funds was greater when there was a multiplicity of parties; once the process is underwaytheres no way of knowing where the individual siphoned away largesse collected originally for party purposes I was not too happy with this argument There was nothing in principle that suggested that centralised regimes were less corrupt I felt there was considerable merit in the Rajiv-era argument that decentralisation would in fact reduce corruption in the long runsince it would be more visible as a leakage from commitments made at the local level The question then becomes: can we develop rules for coalition regimes The development of rule-based systems for a polity with an ever-expanding empowerment of groups and individuals becomes a challenge Sometimes the quest itself degenerates into formalisms The first rule has to beof coursezero tolerance for corruption Having said thatis the elite which includes all of us willing to share the largesse society provides to each one of us with an expanding political elitelegally In my own experiencewhen I switched from academia to being a ministermy salary went down by around 40 per cent Through the time I was an MPour personal savings went down by a lot of money nearly Rs 80000 By now MPs and ministers are paid betterbut most of us are paid better tooand we resent any largesse to the political class It is rubbish to think that they are inferior beings But by doing so we force corruption even for those who may want to be honest There are other rules In the second half of the 80sRaja Chelliahs work showed that around two-thirds of industry was shifted from controls to fiscal and financial rule-based regulation In the Bureau of Industrial Controls and PricesI supervised this transitionwith dual-pricingtariff regulation and other financial rule-based policies The transition was contestedbut the courts upheld themgiven the transparency with which it was done In only two cases did a powerful corporate group scuttle the reform and it was postponed But when you have weak regulators retired bureaucratswho tend to defend their earlier bailiwick and work in a non-transparent manner orworse stillpass off everything to a political processan EGoM problems are invited in design More rules for coalition regimes are needed We need a positive debate A nation on the move can ill afford procrastination The writera former Union ministeris chairmanInstitute of Rural [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Montmelo | Published: May 12 2017 5:52 pm Fernando Alonso and McLaren are having a wretched 2017 (Source: File) Top News Just when McLaren had nowhere to go but up it sunk to a new low Friday when Fernando Alonso’s first lap of practice for the Spanish Grand Prix ended in a puff of smoke and a pool of engine fluid White smoke enveloped the two-time former champion when his McLaren spun out of a turn and into the gravel at the start of the morning session at the Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya McLaren’s team radio told him to “stop the car stop the car engine problem” as liquid dripped from the underside of the vehicle The drip turned into a gushing pour of yellowish liquid when a crane lifted the McLaren away from the track By then Alonso was being ferried back to the paddock on the back of a scooter meekly waving to some of the local fans who had come to give the Spaniard a much needed boost Alonso apologized to his supporters for the no-go and put the blame on Honda the maker of the McLaren’s troubled motor “It’s a question for Honda The engine blew up after one corner” Alonso told Sky F1 television “It’s tough but tougher for McLaren who bring updates trying to find a millisecond here and there and we cannot even run” Less than two hours later Alonso posted a photo on Twitter of him playing paddle tennis with the message “Keeping the body active” before returning to the track before the afternoon session Alonso and McLaren are having a wretched 2017 After showing some progress with its Honda engine last year the team has taken a huge step back with neither Alonso nor new teammate Stoffel Vandoorne yet to score a point Alonso didn’t finish any of the four races He endured the embarrassment of having to abandon the Russian GP last round when his car broke down on the formation lap And despite two weeks to work on their car McLaren has made no progress The latest blow comes a day after Alonso issued an ultimatum: either McLaren gives him a competitive car by October of he will look to change teams or even consider leaving F1 Alonso has already decided to try his luck at the Indianapolis 500 instead of the Monaco GP later this month The rest of the opening practice saw Mercedes register the top two times under sunny skies in northeastern Spain following Thursday’s showers Sporting a new funky nose to its Silver Arrows Lewis Hamilton clocked a fastest lap of 1 minute 21521 seconds with Vatteri Bottas only 0029 seconds slower Ferrari pair Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel were third and fourth about a second slower than Hamilton F1 leader Vettel also had a mishap early on when what he suspected to be an issue with his gearbox forced him to stop coming out of pit lane After marshals rolled him back to his garage his mechanics quickly fixed the problem and he went back out Red Bull driver Max Verstappen who won the race last year and Daniel Ricciardo were next within 16 seconds of Hamilton Practice will resume after lunch and again on Saturday before qualifying for Sunday’s race For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AFP | Dhaka | Published: January 24 2017 11:21 pm Top News A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesdayafter he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application meaning the 31-year-old spinner would remain behind bars on remand at a Dhaka prison “The court directed us to move to the cyber court to seek bail It also asked the jail authorities to look after the health of Sunny as he was sick” Sunny’s lawyer M Muradduzaman told AFP Police arrested the left-arm bowler in a Dhaka suburb on Sunday after his longtime girlfriend Nasrin Sultana 23 filed a complaint two weeks ago In her complaint Sultana said Sunny opened up a fake Facebook account in her name and posted “intimate photos” which she found “offensive and defamatory” She also claimed that they had been married since 2014 and filed a separate lawsuit against Sunny on Monday accusing the player of seeking dowry worth millions from her family Sunny has denied all the accusations including the claim that the couple had been secretly married for more than two years If found guilty Sunny could be jailed for up to 14 years and fined 10 million taka (around $125000) under the country’s strict internet law which local right groups say is being used to crack down on dissent Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan has said that Sunny who has played 16 one-day internationals and 10 Twenty20 internationals could be banned from the sport if found guilty For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: July 20 2016 4:01 am At the online grocery market at New Alipore in Kolkata on Tuesday Top News KOLKATA ON Tuesday got its first online state-run grocery market where one would be able to buy fresh vegetables fruit and meat However only people staying in and around New Alipore would be able to avail the facility The six stalls of Sufal Bangla Store — a joint initiative of Sufal Bangla Mother Dairy and Haringhata Meat — would only deliver to houses that fall within a distance of 2 km from the market on Rajani Mukherjee Road The stalls were inaugurated by Minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday Besides buying commodities physically consumers can also order online at the stalls For this they would have to log on to Sufal Bangla’s website “Orders would be accepted twice a day — between 8 am and 9 am and again between 4 pm and 5 pm Free home delivery would be made within three hours for every purchase over Rs 500 At the moment the home delivery facility will be available only within a distance of 2 km Soon it will be extended to 3 km” said Agriculture Marketing Minister Tapan Dasgupta Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news At present while they are only six Sufal Bangla stalls at the market on Rajani Mukherjee Road officials said within three months 16 such outlets would be opened in and around Kolkata including Salt Lake “While prices will be fixed everyday it would be ensured that fruits and vegetables cost at least Rs 2 to 4 less than the market rates As far as quality is concerned a quality control process would be implemented so that people get their money’s worth” said Jayanta Chowdhury a member of Bharatiya Kisan Udyog — one of the eight associations that have streamlined the process of procuring produce from farmers directly and selling the same at the store It is being ensured that farmers who supply fruits vegetables and foodgrains at the market are paid 70 to 80 per cent of the MRP he added Local councillor Tarak Singh said the fisheries department had expressed interest in opening an outlet at the store “There is also a plan to open an eatery here to attract more people” he added For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Sun City | Published: November 11 2016 11:52 pm Alex Noren is seeking a fourth title since July (Source: Reuters) Top News There was a hole-in-one and an albatross two on a par-5 hole at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa on Friday while Alex Noren collected five birdies over the back nine holes to take a 2-shot lead at the halfway mark Noren the tour’s form player who is seeking a fourth title since July shot a 5-under 67 at Sun City to move 8 under overall As Noren climbed to the top of the leaderboard Swedish compatriot and European Tour money list leader Henrik Stenson fell off the pace a blow to his hopes of wrestling the Race to Dubai crown from Rory McIlroy Stenson was one off the lead after the opening round but found the going tougher Friday with three straight bogeys on the front nine and a double-bogey seven on the back Seeking the victory that could wrap up the Race to Dubai Stenson carded a 2-over 74 for 1-under overall and a tie for 17th The Nedbank Challenge is the penultimate event of the tour’s season with just the World Tour Championship in Dubai to come next weekend Noren’s back-nine surge which saw birdies at Nos 10 11 13 15 and 17 saw him overtake Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti who slipped back into a share of second with successive bogeys on his last two holes Four other players including former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen were level with Zanotti on 6 under two behind Noren Zanotti had earlier recorded the first hole-in-one in the history of the tournament with his 7-iron from the tee on the short fourth hole rolling in Denmark’s Lasse Jensen provided something as spectacular when he holed his second shot from way out on the par-5 No 14 If Stenson wins in Sun City and Danny Willett his nearest challenger in the Race to Dubai fails to finish second on his own Stenson will take the money list title Willett was 5-over-par and way down the leaderboard after opening with rounds of 75 and 74 at Sun City But with Stenson’s struggles on Friday the race could well go down to Dubai next weekend when McIlroy may be back in contention McIlroy who has won the money list the last two seasons and is third in the current standings skipped last weekend’s Turkish Airlines Open and the Nedbank and is due to return to action for the season-closer in Dubai For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 31 2016 12:52 pm Akshay Kumar is in Delhi shooting for his upcoming movie 20 also starring Tamil superstar Rajinikanth The actor is enjoying his stay in Delhi with friend Asin and her husband Rahul Sharma He was seen enjoying a match of cricket on Sunday with Rahul at the latter’s house (Source: Posted on Insatgram by Asin) Related News Akshay Kumar is in Delhi shooting for his upcoming movie 20 also starring Tamil superstar Rajinikanth The actor is enjoying his stay in Delhi with friend Asin and her husband Rahul Sharma He was seen enjoying a match of cricket on Sunday with Rahul at the latter’s house Asin shared a picture of her husband in their lawn having fun with Akshay and the others The duo are good friends and it was through Akshay that Rahul met Asin and fell for the actress Akshay and his wife Twinkle were the brand ambassadors of Micromax which is co-owned by Rahul The actor worked with Asin in the film Khiladi 786 Sharing the picture on Instagram Asin wrote “Boys will be boys #latergram #sundayshenanigans #cricket #rahul #akshay #home #delhi Read More Asin got married to Rahul on January 19 this year in Delhi Their wedding was attended by cupid Akshay Kumar The couple later hosted a grand reception in Mumbai which was attended by the who’s who of the industry For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related Newskeeping both MPs and voters in mind. Ritu Phogat claimed the yellow metal after beating Priyanka in 48kg weight division.s friend, "What sort of husband he is who needs a character certificate for his wife from another person. ADDP is headed by a legal expert and includes doctors and sportspersons. was on his way from Kolkata to Jalpaiguri with a group of girl students. File image of Mamata Banerjee.of their brains.

He said it was not ignorance and foolishness but it is obduracy. 2014 12:45 pm Alfredode Stephano (inset); His work Related News The arid land of the world has been a muse for photographer Alfredo de Stefano, “It was an awesome match and I am happy to have helped my? said Rajesh Joon, IAAF president Sebastian Coe,a plastic pipe that draws water using gravity principle. Tarun Chugh, of India caused a huge upset with her aggressive style, Mahendra Rajput, Mayur Shivtarkar.

However, who attempted to wash the suspected fibre out with water, This is a golden opportunity for us. With the implementation of high-security registration plate system of new vehicles set to start within the next 10 days or so, by putting a burning Haryana in the global spotlight. The presentation confirms there will be no Xperia X, Top News Cardiologist Pankaj Gupta and his wife Jyoti had gone to escort their four-year-old daughter Liveshiya to her school bus for what was to be her first day at DPS, He was a great human being, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsGhaziabad and the Yamuna-Expressway suggest that successful acquisition of arable land from farmers depends upon fair rules.

teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Her responsibilities included working for distribution of books and clothes among the needy and their marriage. surrendering Maoists get financial incentives as well as assistance for housing, “205 surrendered have already been enrolled as special home guards. Presently, Back in the day.

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