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” Kaif will be next seen in Saif Ali Khan-starrer “Phantom”,directed by Kabir Khan The film will releases today For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dhiraj Nayyar | Published: October 1 2010 4:49 am Related News The dispute over the land where the Babri Masjid once stood goes back almost 500 years Yetit only became a potent and divisive political issue in the second half of the 80s It could potentially have become a political hot potato in independent India as early as 1949 when some Hindu idols were placed inside the mosque Incidentallythat is also when the courts were first petitioned on the matter But the issue did not get political tractiondespite the then very recent history of violent communal discord that had marked the partition Why The most likely explanation is that the mood of the nation at that time was not oriented towards settling historical scores Having just overcome its biggest grievancecolonialismthe nationled by a very credible set of political leaderswas keen to look ahead towards a new and prosperous futurethan to a traumatic recent past Jawaharlal Nehruthe pre-eminent political figure of that time believed that rapid industrialisation would help Indians get over narrow parochial considerations like religioncaste and region He might have been right if he had chosen to focus on economic growth as the end goal rather than state-led industrialisation Because as it turned outthe state-led industrialisation strategy (later converted to a more virulent socialism by Indira Gandhi) failed miserably to generate sufficient resources and opportunities to deliver the prosperity that was promised to all in 1947 The failed promise was evident by the 80s which was perhaps the decade when the politics of grievance firmly took centrestage It wasnt as if grievances were confined to any particular socio-economic groupbut political mobilisation was always going to be easier around familiar parochial interestswhich then clashed with one another So when lower castes mobilisedthere was an upper-caste backlash If Muslim groups mobilised (as in Shah Bano)there was a Hindu nationalist backlash In factthe Hindu nationalist movement that chose the Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya as its political symbol was driven more broadly by a grievance-based backlash against lower castes and minoritieswho certain groups (mostly upper-caste Hindus in north India) believed were being appeased in perpetuity by the secular elite An important point to note here is that the root of this conflict was the battle for what wereat least compared to todayrather limited resources of the state: the Hindu rate of growth could have only generated so much over three decades And because markets were tightly reined inthere were even more limited resources outside the domain of the state It is precisely this bleakcynical scenario that led to an outpouring of rage on the Ayodhya issue and on the Mandal Commissionperhaps the two most defining features of a grievance-dominated politics in the late 80s and early 90s Interestingly thoughalmost exactly at the peak of grievance-based politics in the early 90sanother radical force was being unleashed that would eventually help the country break out of that vicious political cycle: economic liberalisation What has happened to the nation in the 19 years since is a return to a mood similar to the one that characterised the early post-independence perioda mood dominated by optimism about a newprosperous future It is this mood that now dominates the thinking of young India people of your correspondents generation where settling old scores or revisiting history isnt a priority at all Two decades of free markets and high growth have changed attitudes quite fundamentally For a starta significant part of the population now accesses resources and opportunities from the non-governmentprivate sector That reduces the competition for access to the states resources Of coursethere is still a section of the populationnamely the poorwho are completely dependent on the state for resources But two decades of high growth have ensured that the government has more resources to redistribute to this section of the population without the need for conflict Markets are also very different from the state in the sense that they are blind to differences between people on the basis of castereligion and region Ability and merit tend to be the main criteria for getting aheadand most people perceive a certain fairness in that In sharp contrastpolitics and the stateeven in 2010are driven by parochial considerations like castereligion and region It isnt therefore surprising that many young Indians have a disdain for politics which never seems to be forward looking enough It isof coursetoo early to say how politicsso easily cynicalwill react to the Allahabad high court judgment on Ayodhya But it would be safe to say that the overwhelming mood of the nation is to look ahead to the futurenot the past [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: December 30 2015 2:20 am Union Health Minister J P Nadda Top News Union Health Minister J P Nadda who is also the president of PGI will inaugurate the online registration facility at the hospital Wednesday A PGI statement issued here said that Nadda would also inaugurate the tele-evidence facility and the Central Sophisticated Instruments Cell in the Research Block of the hospital A PGI official said that Nadda would arrive at the hospital around 12 pm Sources said that PGI doctors were also likely to meet Nadda on Wednesday “We will try our best to meet the minister and apprise him of the work done at the hospital so far We will also seek his intervention in the pending issues” said a doctor The minister had last visited PGI in September to attend the annual function of the Himachal Maha Sabha an organisation working for the welfare of people who belong to Himachal Pradesh and are settled in the Tricity The venue for the function was the Bhargava Auditorium where Nadda was the chief guest For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsOn 31 March Harish Rawat will seek a confidence vote on the floor of Uttarakhand state Assembly That’s the order of the Uttarakhand High Court The result of the test may have an immediate bearing on the fate of bickering political rivals — the Congress and the BJP File picture of Harish Rawat PTI The high court ruling comes after about 48 hours of imposition of President’s Rule in the state The court has made a unique arrangement President’s Rule will continue to be in force and at the same time the dismissed chief minister Harish Rawat will seek a confidence vote in the Assembly The outcome of the trust vote to be conducted in presence and under the “observation” of registrar of Uttarakhand High Court will not be made public and will be handed over to the court in a sealed envelope The HC has also allowed the nine “disqualified” Congress rebels to cast their votes but those would be recorded separately and kept in a sealed envelope Votes of the rest of 61 MLAs of the 70-member Assembly would be held and counted separately This means that even if Rawat wins the floor test he wouldn’t automatically return to power on Thursday Conversely if he loses the BJP and the Congress rebels don’t get an offer to form an alternate government The outcome of the confidence vote would be kept with the high court for future reference so that no horse trading takes place in the pendency of appeal challenging the imposition of President’s Rule and the Speaker’s orders of disqualification of nine Congress MLAs hours after President’s Rule was imposed in the state But that’s the legal constitutional part of the high court order The High Court did not deliberate uponCentre’s contention that Rawat has lost the constitutional mandate to rule the state on 18 Marchas the numbers were stacked against him onAppropriation Bill was put to vote The result of the floor test (which no doubt would be leaked through unofficial informal channels or by leaders of the parties concerned) is likely to have a huge bearing on the hill state’s politics and may directly impact Rawat and BJP president Amit Shah If Rawat succeeds in conjuring up the numbers he will immediately play the martyr card and paint Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah as the villains of the pantomime who “threw out a popularly elected government” The BJP’s argument that the Chief Minister lost mandate to rule on 18 March after the Speaker ruled as “passed” a defeated Appropriation Bill will not cut much ice in public perception Conversely if the numbers in the floor test go against Rawat the BJP would claim that Centre’s stand to impose President’s Rule has been vindicated and it will have options to continue with the Rule or explore possibilities of formation of an alternate government The strength of the Uttarakhand Assembly is 71 (including one nominated member) The Congress has 27 “disqualified” Congress rebels 9 BJP 29 Bahujan Samaj Party 2 Independent 3 Uttarakhand Kranti Dal(P) 1 Since the outcome can’t officially be made public claims and counterclaims genuine or false is bound to be made by either side Uttarakhand elections are due in January 2017 which means that polls would be announced in the next eight-nine months leaving enough time for ‘President’s Rule’ to become the single largest electoral issue All eyes would be on proceedings in the Assembly on Thursday But for now this ruling has left all three concerned parties more or less satisfied The Congress is happy because high court has asked for a floor test as demanded by it The President’s Rule was imposed a day ahead of the deadline set by Governor KK Paul for Harish Rawat to hold the trust vote Nine disqualified rebel Congress MLAs are satisfied because the High Court has allowed them to vote The BJP though not delirious is relieved because the High Court has not commented on imposition of President Rule and has allowed Congress rebels who have joined hands with them to vote Late reports suggest that the Centre might challenge the High Court ruling Thisis a unique unparallel judgement and may become among the most talked-about ruling in the long run like the one on February 1998 when Allahabad High Court ordered a composite floor test after then Governor Romesh Bhandari dismissed Kalyan Singh government and appointed Jagdambika Pal as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister The high court had ruled that in the composite floor test of Uttar Pradesh state Assembly the MLAs would list their choice as to who should be the CM Kalyan Singh or Jagdambika Pal or anyone else Singh won hands down and Pal’s name was not registered in the list of UP Chief Ministers The irony is Jagdambika Pal is now a honoured BJP MP New Delhi: As many as 383 police personnel including 56 belonging to the BSF and 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir have laid down their lives in the line of duty in last one year Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain said on Friday Addressing the Police Commemoration Day where Home Minister Rajnath Singh led the nation in paying tribute to martyrs of police forces Jain said the 383 police personnel were killed while performing various duties across the country from September 2016 to August 2017 Among these police personnel 76 belonged to the Uttar Pradesh Police 56 belonged to the BSF 49 were from the CRPF 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir Police 23 belonged to Chhattisgarh 16 were from West Bengal 13 each belonged to Delhi and the CISF 12 each were from Bihar and Karnataka and 11 from the ITBP Majority of the police personnel died while dealing with cross-border firing from Pakistan fighting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir Naxals and other law and order duties The day is observed topay homage to 10 policemen killed in firing by Chinese troops in 1959 and 34400 others who laid down their lives protecting India’s unity and integrity Observed as ‘Police Commemoration Day’ 21 October commemorates the sacrifices of the 10 policemen while defending India’s borders with China in 1959 a statement issued by the home ministry said Representational image PTI The Indian police personnel were responsible for manning the 2500 mile-long border of India with Tibet until the autumn of 1959 On 20 October 1959 three reconnaissance parties were launched from Hot Springs in North Eastern Ladakh in preparation for further movement of an Indian expedition which was on its way to Lanak La While members of two parties returned to Hot Springs the third one comprising two police constables and a porter did not return the statement said The remaining forces were mobilised next morning in search of the missing personnel A party of about 20 police personnel led by Karam Singh a Deputy Central Intelligence Officer (DCIO) rank officer proceeded on horseback while others followed on foot in three sections At mid-day the Chinese Army personnel were seen on a hillock who opened fire and threw grenades at the Indian party the statement said Since there was no cover most personnel were injured Ten of the brave police personnel were killed and seven others sustained injuries in the incident Bodies of the 10 personnel were returned by the Chinese on 13 November three weeks after the incident The bodies were then cremated with full police honours at Hot Springs in Ladakh The annual conference of Inspectors General of Police of States and Union Territories held in January 1960 decided that 21 October would henceforth be observed as ‘Commemoration Day’ in all police lines in the country to mark the memory of these gallant personnel the statement said It was also decided to erect a memorial at Hot Springs and that members of police forces from different parts of the country trek to Hot Springs every year to pay homage to the gallant martyrs Since independence 34418 police personnel have sacrificed their lives for safeguarding the integrity of the nation and providing security to people of this country the statement said Written by Agencies | Nellore | Published: July 30 2012 8:47 am Related News Thirty-two people were today charred to death and 25 others injured when a fire broke out in a coach of New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express near here with Railway Minister Mukul Roy indicating that there could have been a blast Additional DG Railways V S K Kaumudi said that 32 bodies have been recovered so far from the charred S-11 bogie of the train Helpline nos: Nellore (0861- 25769242575038); Secunderabad (040-277867232345864) South Central Railway officials in Hyderabad said 25 people have been injured in the mishap and have been admitted to different hospitals The Nellore station manager noticed the fire in one of the bogies of the train at 4:15 AM and alerted officials Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately to put out the fire and they managed to restrict the blaze to the S-11 bogiethey said In Kolkatathe Railway Minister said”Some of the injured passengers admitted to hospitals and a gateman at one of the level crossings near Nellore station heard a loud sound when the fire occurred in the coach” Roy said that the Divisional Railway Manager had also said that there was a report of a blast even as the minister maintained that nothing can be “excluded” as to what caused the fire Asked if he suspected any act of sabotageRoy said”I will not say anything at this stage” He said that there was a talk about short circuit as also some inflammable substance being carried by a passenger “Nothing can be excluded and nothing can be said without an investigation It will be investigated if inflammable substances were in the compartment or it was caused by a short circuit” the minister said Ishan Shahwho was travelling in the ill-fated coach and had woken up due to the disturbancessaid that he had not heard any blast Condoling the loss of lives in the fire accidentPrime Minister Manmohan Singh asked the Railway Ministry to render all assistance to the affected EarlierNellore District Collector B Sridhar said”There was a short circuit near the toilet and the train was moving at a speed of 110 kms per hour It was going to Chennai from Delhi All the passengers were asleep when the fire broke out People were not able to come out immediately” “The fire spread fast and the passengers could not come out through one of the doors because of the fire So the other edge of the coach was to be used Some people could come out while others succumbed to death” he said The bodies have been charred so it is difficult to identify themSridhar said Additional Joint Collector Laxmikant said the toll could rise up to 35 as some of the bodies are still to be recovered from the charred S-11 compartment Nellore district police officials said 14 passengers in the bogie were safe Some of the passengers travelling in the train told reporters that smoke engulfed the bogie soon after the fire broke out making it difficult for them to come out The Railway Minister announced an exgratia payment of Rs five lakh each for the next of the kin of those killed in the mishap and said that one dependent from the family of those killed would be provided a job He announced a payment of Rs one lakh each for those who were grievously injured and Rs 25000 for those who suffered simple injuries The Railway Ministry has also ordered an inquiry by D K SinghCommissioner of Railway Safety of South-Central Circle to look into the cause of the accident Expressing shock and anguish over the incidentAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy conveyed his condolences to members of the bereaved families A release from the CM’s Office said he would visit Nellore to meet those injured in the mishap The Chief Minister has asked the Chief Secretary to monitor the relief operations on a minute-to-minute basis and also coordinate with railway officials of Secunderabad and Delhithe release said The S-11 coach was badly burnt and looked like as if it had come out of a furnace Heart-rending scenes were witnessed at the railway station as relatives of some of the deceased passengerswho reached Nellorewept inconsolably The coach was brought to the Nellore railway station and normal traffic was restored by around 830 AMthe South Central Railway officials said Passengers recall harrowing experiences S-11 bogie of New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express turned into a burning inferno on wheels todayas screaming passengers jolted from their sleep ran for the only clear exit door in dark–some stepping on dead bodies –before the train came to a screeching halt With just around three hours left for the train running at 110 km per hour through this town in Andhra Pradesh to reach its final destinationat least 32 passengers were not lucky with the ghastly fire that swept through the sleeper coach snuffing out their lives in a few seconds The bodies of the victims were charred beyond recognition and the intensity of the blaze could be gauged from TV footage which showed huge balls of flame leaping out of the bogie–which has reserved accomodation for 72 passengers Chitraa passenger from Delhi who was in S-11said she heard lound screams for help and that she jumped out even before the train could come to a complete halt “It was smoke all around and I jumped out of the train” she saidrecounting the early morning horroras all hell broke loose Several passengers were asleep when the fire was noticed at 415 am by Nellore Station manager A passenger identified as Ishan Shah said he did not hear any blast in the ill-fated bogie “I did not hear any sound” said Shahwho was in the adjacent S-11 coach Shah said he heard shouts of anguished passengers for pulling the chain to bring the train to a halt Railway Minister Mukul Roy said some injured passengers and a gateman had heard a sound when the S-11 coach caught firebut refused to say at this stage whether he suspected sabotage Nellore District Collector B Sridhar said”There was a short circuit near the toilet and the train was moving at a speed of 110 km per hour” The hapless passengers had to rush to the other end of the bogie to exit since the fire had engulfed one end of the coach Sahaj Ahmeda native of Jammu and Kashmirwho had boarded the train at Bhopalsaid he ran for safety as soon as he realised that it was a life and death matter “It was smoke and panic all around and I ran for my life to the exit door in pitch dark” he said and feared that he may have stepped on some dead bodies As rescue workers struggled with the fierce temperatures inside the ravaged bogieblackened and twisted bodies of victims were lifted out of the gutted carriage and laid in rows alongside the railway line Family members of the victims wailed and screamedwhile other dazed survivors sat around numbed with their belongings “I woke up when people were rushing into our compartmentI was in S-10 which was next to the S-11 coach that caught fire” said another passenger Shantanu The more fortunate passengers from adjacent compartments had a different story to narrate With rains lashing at various places during their near three-day journeythey had shut most of the windows and doors “Therefore we could not hear the screams of those from S11 coach and it dawned on us quite late that a mishap had occurredresulting in some delay in reaching out to them” Devanathantravelling with his family in a nearby coachsaid Railway pesonnel were making preliminary identification based on the reservations records for the affected bogie For all the latest News Archive News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Washington | Published: November 22 2017 6:17 pm The image is Cassini’s tribute to Saturn that had been its home for over 13 years (Image Source: NASA) Related News NASA has released a stunning image mosaic of Saturn assembled from the images snapped by the Cassini probe during the final leg of its journey Cassini’s wide-angle camera acquired 42 red green and blue images covering the planet and its main rings from one end to the other on September 13 and imaging scientists stitched these frames together to make a natural colour view NASA said on Tuesday The image is Cassini’s tribute to Saturn that had been its home for over 13 years “This ‘Farewell to Saturn’ will forevermore serve as a reminder of the dramatic conclusion to that wondrous time humankind spent in intimate study of our Sun’s most iconic planetary system” said Carolyn Porco from the Space Science Institute in Boulder Colorado Launched in 1997 the Cassini spacecraft orbited Saturn from 2004 to 2017 Cassini ended its journey with a dramatic plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15 returning unique science data until it lost contact with Earth “Cassini’s scientific bounty has been truly spectacular – a vast array 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