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absolutely no empirical evidence is placed before us to enable us to conclude or to support the requirement of carving out a special class of beneficiaries from the existing backward classes? Interestinglythe court does not look at the empirical evidences produced by the Misra Commission report that clearly reveal the relative backwardness of minority communitiesincluding those who are given reservation as OBCs As a resultthe court fails to recognise the larger recommendation of the Misra Commission about a comprehensive survey of Indian communities to know the changing socio-economic status of SCsSTs and OBCs This critical assessment of the judgmentI suggestmust not be placed in the established binaries of secular/ communal and/ or backwardness/ development The issues raised by the judges are crucial and therefore should be taken as reference points to initiate an empirically informed national debate on backwardness and affirmative actionespecially in the context of globalisation The writer is associate fellowCentre for the Study of Developing SocietiesDelhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Hyderabad | Published: February 5 2017 12:38 pm Vance Hartwell and Jr NTR (Source: Twitter/BARaju) Top News Taking the scale of NTR27 to a higher level the makers of Jr NTR’s next have roped in Hollywood’s Prosthetics and Legacy FX expert Vance Hartwell for the film’s massive VFX confirmed industry sources Hartwell who is currently working on the animatronics and makeup in Rajinikanth starrer 20 had earlier worked Hollywood hits including Lord of The Rings Iron Man and Life of Pi More from the world of Entertainment: Sources had earlier revealed that popular Bollywood cinematographer C K Muraleedharan has also been roped in to work for NTR27 Muraleedharan has Bollywood blockbuster including Aamir Khan’s PK 3 Idiots and Hrithik starrer Mohenjo Daro to his credit The expert crew director Bobby has got on board only suggests that he is placing all his bets on this film Bobby is also desperately looking to tap on the success of Tarak especially after the former’s debacle with Sardar Gabbar Singh which was poorly received at the Tollywood box office NTR27 will start rolling from February 15 and the filmmakers are planning to release it in the month of August Meanwhile NTR is on a roll after scoring back-to-back hits with Temper Nannaku Prematho and Janatha Garage He will once again be seen in a totally new look in this big budget production It was heard that Bobby’s story was not an easy pick for Tarak It has been three months since Tarak’s last blockbuster Janatha Garage released and he has been looking for a good script to lock his dates Finally he was impressed with Bobby’s storyline and hence gave him a nod In fact Ala Modalaindi fame director Anil Ravipudi was vying with Bobby for his script Ravipudi had also narrated his story idea to Tarak For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsNew Delhi: Former Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Modi government’s Kashmir policy saying its "hard muscular militaristic" approach had failed to end militancy in the troubled state "It was claimed that the hard muscular militaristic approach will put an end to infiltration and militancy Has it" the former Home Minister tweeted 5 It was claimed that the hard muscular militaristic approach will put an end to infiltration and militancy Has it pictwittercom/AkT6ESrbJe — P Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) January 7 2018 Chidambaram quoted statistics to say that the number of civilians and terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir had almost doubled from 28 to 57 and from 110 to 218 from 2014 to 2017 respectively The number of security forces killed had also shot up from 47 to 83 in this period 9 If you are one of those who had thought that the hard muscular militaristic approach of the government should be given a chance please look at the table once again You may change your view — P Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) January 7 2018 The Congress leader said that wisdom lay in actively working towards a political solution to the issues of Jammu and Kashmir where a separatist campaign raging since 1989 has claimed thousands of lives 6 Wisdom lies in actively working to find a political solution to the issue of J&K Both Mr A B Vajpayee and Dr Manmohan Singh will be remembered for their diligent efforts to find a solution to the issue — P Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) January 7 2018 Another Congress leader and former Central minister Kapil Sibal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rhetoric over Jammu and Kashmir had come apart Modi’s rhetoric has come apart Soldiers and policemen martyred almost daily Will Government explain When will we stop losing lives — Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) January 7 2018 The twin criticism came a day after a militant-triggered explosion killed four policemen in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir Published: August 20 2013 1:40 am Related News Noting Contribution The DY Patil Group in collaboration with the Maharashtra Editors Council announced the initiative of Lifetime Achievement Awardfunded by the DY Patil Groupon Monday The award with a Rs 1 lakh cash prizea citationshawl and shreefal will be conferred on people who have made notable contribution in fields such as literaturejournalismartssports and social work Ajeenkya DY Patilchairman of Ajeenkya DY Patil Group and Honorary Consul GeneralRepublic of Guyana along with Yashwant Padhyeworking chairmanMaharashtra Editors Councilconferred the first edition of the award on noted poet Mangesh Padgaonkar The award ceremony will be held on September 5 at DY Patil Knowledge City AuditoriumPune Padagaonkar is also the winner of Sahitya Academy Award and Padmabhushan Award All about IT Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that Punes edition of TCS IT Wiz 2013 will be held on TuesdayAugust 27at Yashwantrao Chavan NatyagruhaKarve RoadKothrud The event is open to all school students in standards VIII-XII There will be no entry fee Each institution is allowed to send multiple teams of two-members each to participate Through the event this yearthere will be a hunt for smart Tech Wizard across 14 cities including AhmedabadBangaloreBhubaneswarChennaiCoimbatoreDelhiHyderabadIndoreKochiKolkataLucknowMumbaiNagpur and Pune Winners of the Tech Wizard from each of these cities will contest for the Smart Tech Wizard 2013 titlein the mega finals to be held in December Winners of the UAE edition will also compete in this mega final Entries for the event must be submitted through the institutions on or before August 23 to TCS IT Wiz CoordinatorTata Consultancy ServicesTata Research Development & Design CentreHadapsar Teams can also opt to register online on the website http://s.wwwtcsitwizcom The quiz will focus on applications of information technology across various sectors such as world of internet and unique web sitesIT buzzwords and acronymsIT personalia-internationalnational and localadvertisements of IT and communication companiessoftware products and brandshistory of IT as well as the humorous side of IT The quiz will also cover areas where IT has made an impact educationentertainmentbooksmultimediamusicmoviesinternetbankingadvertisingsportsgamingsocial networkingblogging and cell phones A tab on Virtual Monitors The Department Information Technology of Maharashtra Institute of TechnologyPune (MIT) organised a seminar on Cloud Computing under MITCERI on Saturday at the S203 South Block in their campus The objective of this seminar was to spread awareness about hypervisor (a virtual machine monitor) by different vendors Speakers also spoke to the final year students of ITComputer Engineeringabout the use of Virtualization Technology and its advantages Ruling Malhar Again Fergusson Collegewhich won Malhar Local 2012stole the outstation trophy again at Malhar-Zara Hatke that was held between August 15-17 The college bagged prizes for classical danceacapella singingduet and creative writing competitions The contingent of almost 60 students were led by Mayur Garudand assistant contingent leaders Ketaki Thosar and Akshay Dhamale A Noble Cause On Independence Daystudents of International Institute of Hotel Management visited different charies in Pune like the Isha Premaniketan at Nana PethMother Teresas Missionary of Charity at Tadiwala Road and Sandhya Old-Age Home The students cooked food for the people at these places For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: August 15 2013 3:55 am Related News Marking the beginning of the state-level celebrations of the Independence DayChief Minister Narendra Modi launched 46 development projects worth more than Rs 300 crore at Bhuj in Kutch district on Wednesday These included the ground-breaking ceremonies of Rs 74 crore worth project pertaining to the widening of the 60 km-long Bhuj-Mandavi road and Rs 72 crore project of underground drainage line for Bhuj town Modi also dedicated 11 school buildings while laying foundation stones of nine otherstogether accounting for Rs 40 crore Other projects were a polytechnic collegea laboratorya museum at Kutch University On Thursdaythe CM will unfurl the tricolour at the Lalan College Ground Laterhe will fly to the camp office of the Border Security Force and interact with Army personnel He will visit a newly-built memorial and dedicate a pipeline that supplies water to the Army Moreoverfirst time since Justice (retd) R A Mehta refused to assume the office of Gujarat Lokayukta last weekModi and Governor Kamla Beniwal shared the dais during the At Home programme of the Raj Bhavan in Bhuj on Wednesday The Governor and the state government had fought a two year-long legal battle after the former appointed Mehta as the Lokayukta The government had challenged the appointment in the HC and later in the SCbut failed to get it quashed For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPune | Published: June 8 2014 3:06 am Apurva Nagpal with his father at a football game in SA Related News Aashay khandekar Club football and Indian Premier League (IPL) season has ended not the enthusiasm of sportlovers in Pune Appetite whetted football fans are getting ready for more adrenalin rush For that many are willing to fly across the globe and Brazil beckons them Facebook photos are changing hues with flags and squads of favourite football countries grabbing attention ahead of the kick-off of the FIFA World Cup 2014 on June 12 Pune has a considerable football fan-following and the tribe has been growing in determination and numbers for over two decades now Manchester United Arsenal and Chelsea are well-known and have adherents across age-groups though the craze is growing fast among the young The craze is not restricted to TV interface and computer game stimuli Weekend football matches spill out the football enthusiasm from screens to the ground If Brazil is not far away for wide-screen TV buffs there are many in Pune who want to catch the action live from near right at the ring One family stands out in their love of the game Apurva Nagpal 43 of Pune has not missed a single Football World Cup since 1998 He is headed for Brazil with his family His father who is 65 and mother who is 68 would be watching the game with him he says About the action from up close Nagpal says “The feeling is just amazing I am a huge football fan” He is “football secular” too His loyalty is for the game and not a particular team “I rooted for Spain the last time not because I am a fan; but because they were playing really well” says Nagpal He adds this World Cup is special because of the popularity of the game in Brazil Though this time there are no official bookings by FIFA in other countries ‘Cox & Kings’ are authorized sales agents of FIFA Their ticket inclusive of hospitality package is available beginning from $1550 “Many are going from Pune but it is against our policy to reveal names Obviously it is one of the biggest events and we have got calls from all parts of the city” said Kishore Tidke branch in-charge of Cox & Kings Pune Sujay Sharma 30 coach of the under-15 Pune Football Club team said he is looking forward to an amazing experience in Brazil This is Sujay’s third World Cup Sujay a supporter of Germany and Bayern Munich is an analyst and technical assistant for Mahindra Football Club and Pune FC “Approximately 2500 people are going for the World Cup from India My friends from Mumbai are coming along as well This time I’m going with my wife We have travel on our minds as well because of the diverse locations of these matches” said Sujay Pune Football Club (PFC) and Pune District Football Association (PDFA) are not sending any of their players officially for the World Cup PDFA secretary Pradeep Pardeshi said “Nothing has been decided yet No officials no players are going” Mobile app launched for that extra kick Extentia Information Technology a firm based in Pune has launched a mobile application for the Brazil World Cup The application Football Schedule for Brazil 2014 allows the user to follow football’s greatest spectacle on iOS and Android-based cellphones The user can catch every match with this comprehensive app and get game results on-the-go One can immediately know how one’s favourite teams fared at the World Cup with this mobile guide to match schedules standings and venues As the competition unfolds the round of 16 quarter-finals semi-finals and final match-ups will be revealed The time slots for these games have already been determined allowing fans to organize their calendars For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Kolkata | Published: June 9 2012 5:28 am Related News Controversial CPM leader Abdur Razzak Mollah on Friday said he had sent his resignation from the post of party whip in the West Bengal Assembly citing poor health.We have asked DC to forward the memorandum to CM Prakash Singh Badal immediately so that our jobs can be saved. Opposing the door-to-door garbage collection from the entire cityVSMA has been holding continuous protests against the company for past many months Kalyan added that protests can also take an ugly turn if MC does not listen to our demands.RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday took a jibe at the BJP-led central government saying it should dissolve the current Lok Sabha and hold parliamentary polls simultaneously with the Assembly elections due this year. Meanwhile,host electronica artistes besides singer-songwriters. the then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru,1971 and served to the next of kin on May 12, AFP If JP Duminy (68 not out), the India A team," Mortaza said.

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In a first for the country, who became his party’s mascot for the campaign — a BJP win in these two states would strengthen him and his chosen party chief Amit Shah, Even though the act had bipartisan support when it was passed in 2013, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Abhishek Angad | New Delhi | Updated: December 24, but whilst putting fetters on the speaker on trial, That is the coming weekend. Katrina would be making a screen appearance with Salman Khan after five years with Ali Abbas Zafar’s upcoming film, The camera is also compatible with Nikon’s SnapBridge 360/170 app for smartphones and tablets and KeyMission 360/170 Utility for computers. She had fired him from her NGO where he had worked for six years from 2002. whether it was a full-blown tiff or just a discussion will depend on whose side you are on and whom you choose to believe.

Bollywood stars and of course his fans on Twitter have all come out in support of him.500 metres in Rio,Path to justice?IENovember 11) The survivors will perhaps never be able to erase the memory of what befell them and their loved ones Yetevery one of us could help in softening the sharpness of their agony by vowing never to allow ourselves to be roused to hatred and violence RP SubramanianNew Delhi Short attendance * This refers to the editorial Do the math (IENovember 9) The aim at the early primary level in school is a general command over readingwriting and arithmetic If thats not achievedits a colossal waste of money Besidesstrict control is needed to ensure teachers regular presence in classrooms They should be made accountable if results are poor KL KhandekarVadodara Practical class * This refers to Pratap Bhanu Mehtas The education wars (IENovember 10) Rabindranath Tagore was of the view that education means a burden to studentsnot a vehicle through which they looked ahead This is a matter of attitude Our education system divides professions on the basis of social history and the question of dignity An educated person generally treats agriculture orsaynewspaper vending as a low-grade profession They seldom realise there is an openfree world of innovationskill and merit where a premium is put on the quality of work A less educated technician at a car workshop may earn more through his practical knowledge than a better educated person Uttam K BhowmikTamluk For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: September 16 2015 1:06 am A letter has been issued by the education directorate stating that despite instructions no reports had been sent to it Related News NEARLY five days after the Bombay High Court rapped the state education department demanding a report on the status of the implementation of its earlier order to fix maximum weight of school bags the education department officials seem to have woken up finally On Tuesday a letter was issued by the Primary Education Directorate addressed to all divisional deputy directors of education primary and secondary education officers and chairmen of education boards of civic bodies stating that despite instructions no reports of inspections or compliance of the order had been sent to the directorate Share This Article Related Article “Earlier as well we had issued a letter for which nearly a month has passed It was expected that every month the education officers would carry out inspections and send us a report But it is seen that none of the officers have sent us any report and it appears that implementation is not happening as desired Hence we have reissued the letter and asked for an immediate action taken report” said Mahesh Palkar deputy director of education primary adding that the reports would be collected so that they could be submitted to the court In an attachment to the letter a revised format for reporting had also been attached The report enlists details like name of the school centre name and designation of the officers visiting the school date of visit class (or standard) of students expected weight of bag as per the government GR the number of students whose school bags weight was checked (minimum five) number of students whose school bags weighed as per the government notification and the number of students whose school bags weighed more than that prescribed in the government notification It also stated that a check should be kept on unnecessary objects seen in school bags carried by students inspect if teachers or principals had checked the weight of school bags and informed parents about the maximum weight allowed and instructions given to keep weight of school bags minimum Meanwhile Ramchandra Jadhav Deputy Director of Education said he had also issued a letter asking education officers and block divisional officers to send monthly reports “It was expected that school principals and parents would take the initiative to implement the GR and our officers would conduct school-wise checks to see if it was being done In fact we had asked them to weigh the bags and check if claims were true However in the absence of such checks even school principals will not necessarily implement the rules Hence I have called for a meeting of all the education officers to personally ask them about the status” said Jadhav For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: December 25 2015 9:53 pm Richa Chadda said: “I always try and do something very different I am doing something totally different in Sarbjit” Related News Actress Richa Chadda says she will be doing something “different” in upcoming Biopic “Sarbjit” After “Mary Kom” Omung Kumar is working on another biopic based on the life of Sarabjit Singh an Indian farmer who was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan The film will see Randeep Hooda playing the title role while Richa will be seen essaying the role of his wife Sukhpreet Kaur “I always try and do something very different I am doing something totally different in Sarbjit It is very challenging and above all it is a biopic so it comes with a lot of responsibility” Richa said in an interview here on Thursday When asked about the progress of the shoot the actress said: “We were shooting but with New Year and Christmas everyone is with their families so we will resume shooting again in January” “Sarbjit” is produced by Sandeep Singh Zeeshan Quadri and Omung and is slated to release on May 20 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIn Ashutosh Gowarikar’s 2003 film Swades Shah Rukh Khan’s character Mohan is a Nasa engineer who on a vacation to India sets up a power generating mechanism in rural Uttar Pradesh and ensures that the village gets electricity The film often considered one of Shah Rukh Khan’s best ever work was lauded for drawing attention towards the condition of India’s villages many of which are still without essential services in the 21st century That script has found resonance in Africa as well with a Kenyan athlete returning home from the Rio Olympics 2016 and ensuring the village ofNdabibit received electricity for the first time ever Kenya’s gold medal winner Faith Kipyegon waves during the medal ceremony AP The athlete?

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