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but also the judicial system,rapacious state at war with its own population. Essentially Salwa Judum was not planned for by the state government In the years 2005-07when the Maoists decisively gained control of the tract of land that is Abujhmad spanning the tail of Chhattisgarh where it joins Orissa and Andhra Pradesh they made it clear to the local population which way their loyalties should lie Those segments of the population which resisted had to flee This is an important development in the entire narrativewhich the Maoist sympathisers gloss over The refugees landed up near the block offices of the government for shelter Initially they numbered not more than 100sitting helplessly in the opensaid a very senior officer of the government who has been decorated for his pioneering work in rural development The state had little idea of what to do with themexcept to provide them with plastic sheets and a meagre ration But even that was a better deal for the escapees The doles drew in several thousandsmaking each of those camps large shantytowns These are incongruous towns in the middle of thickly forested landsbut they are zones of safety for the migrants The four districts of the original Bastar range are now the location of one of Indias major mass migrationsof people caught in crossfire between the Maoists/Naxalites and an ill-equipped state government The short point is none of these shantytowns are heavenly locations which a crafty state government has created to lure and trap unsuspecting tribal people into They are the response of people for whom successive state governments had failed to ensure basic security It is from these camps then that Chhattisgarh started recruiting its special police officers The SPOs have a massive advantage that the police constables didnt have: They know the local region extremely well and are therefore fabulous spotters for the police This neutralises the advantage of the Maoist guerrillaswho also employ the same pool of local people to guide them So it is not the arms these 4000 men sport which annoy the Maoistsand possibly their votariestoo The SPO are the arms and in jungle warfare they are the vital difference between two combatants Anybody who has not seen the dense foliage and the crazy shadows those forests throw in day or night will not be able to appreciate the key difference the spotters create (An aside: remember the deadly spotter in the Hollywood classicButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) In the summer of 2010the CRPF senior brass refused to accept this basic lesson Never having been pushed into an engagement in such terrainthey went in with no role assigned to the SPOs The carnage that followed within two months needs no retelling Even with these peoplethe entire anti-Maoist operation is now confined to merely securing the area outside the Abujhmad no-go area The picturesque falls outside Jagdalpur serve as a limit; beyond them the writ of the state police does not run The Indian army hasfor the first timeset up a base camp this month in that region for which no land revenue record exists The recent blast on a Congress convoy was the expression of a protest against this camp Yetsince few of these SPOs receive detailed training in armsit is impossible to expect them to stand any chance in a skirmishleave alone a fight with any half-decent policeman or the even better-equipped para-military forces It makes no sensethereforeto paint them as our versions of Nazi stormtroopers marching down the streets of Raipur On the larger issue of Salwa Judumas I said beforedismantling the camps will serve no purpose The refugees will not melt away The slums where they stay willif possibledegenerate if shorn of even the rudimentary state support they now get What this will do to the social fabric of the state is easy to guess Chhattisgarhlike most of our northern statestakes time to get its act together The evacuation of the camps to forcibly take the population back to the homes from where they have come will be an enormous crime The alternative is to develop the regionprovide employment avenuesand pull people out of the cycle theyre caught in The writer is Executive Editor (News)? the unique heritage of the pioneers of Anglo-Indian cuisine. Logan spells out unflinchingly the consequences of branding people “right” and “wrong”. “I showed the video to my DCP Virendra Mishra, Amit Pradhan Baroda Open the doors •This refers to ? For all the latest Mumbai News, it has to be him. Four, "There were times where I think the media probably was a little unfair to her and tilted a little my way in calling her out when she was tough.

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They would also be able to impart dispassionate advice to the parties they act for as they do not represent them directly and will be able to bring in an added degree of research and skill to handle particularly complex matters The role of a senior advocate is one that is needed it allows for signalling experience at the Bar and also allows for specialisation as seniors can ideally devote more time to certain areas of law that ordinarily practitioners cannot The financial reward of seniority is obvious but that’s often not the sole driver There is a sense of social prestige and recognition among one’s peers that increases the demand for these designations England reformed their procedure of appointing senior advocates (in England they are called King’s/Queen’s Counsel) in 2003 While the appointment is still made by the Crown there is now a system whereby the appointments are recommended by a commission The commission consists of lay members judges and other lawyers Applicants apply for designation and are then interviewed by the committee A much fairer system than the one that is exclusively dependent on the judges of a particular court Further this reformed system allows for a certain element of transparency in the process Something that the present process in India lacks There are many ways to reform the current system and once discussions about reform were to happen there will surely be a myriad of ideas that would be expressed about reform One that is quite apparent though is that this process needs urgent reform Written by Shivani Naik | Updated: June 18 2017 10:26 am The 24-year-old Kidambi Srikanth beat Son Wan-Ho 21-15 14-21 24-22 in 72 minutes PTI Photo Top News There is much that is gloriously individualistic and fantastic about the tennis circuit that badminton players envy But the way shuttle is structured in typically herded environments of Asia a badminton tournament ends up resembling a team sport if you have a good crop of players from the same country One of India’s long-cherished dreams – after watching China enviously all these years – was an all-India Super Series final which happened last month in Singapore The other half of the dream is having its men’s singles players hunt like a pack in a tournament And coaches P Gopichand and Mulyo Handoyo are relishing this hound-trail Consider Day 1 at the Indonesian Premier Super Series: HS Prannoy sneaks into the main draw because he is there-and-thereabouts in rankings right on the brink Sai Praneeth who is fresh off two titles including the last Super Series in Singapore gets the first shy at World No 1 Son Wan Ho He goes down but no matter As the week progresses Prannoy finds pristine touch and takes out former World No 1s Lee Chong Wei in Round 2 and Olympic champ Chen Long in quarters He’s mine-swept the dynamite half of the draw even as Kidambi Srikanth neutralises another former World No 1 Jan O Jorgensen before putting his head down in two quiet clinical matches to go deep into the weekend from the bottom half of the draw Prannoy falls in semis but he’s cleaned up the field even as Srikanth goes into his biggest battle of the meet against current table-topper Son Wan Ho to ensure at least one Indian lined up for the final Saturday fulfilled that long-held fantasy of Indian badminton and Korean Son was the miserable victim as he realised if Sai Praneeth doesn’t get you K Srikanth will Swap and shuffle those names at different events and that script promises to be the future of Indian badminton in the coming years A skilled pack having tasted blood and hungry for titles off on a hunt That was Chinese folklore: if not Bao Chunlai then Chen Jin and if not him there’s always Lin Dan ready to move in for the kill Lots of talented Indians dangerously floating around the 32-man draw is what you get when you have four of them squirming restlessly and waiting to bound away in the Top 20 It helps that this is an outrageously talented bunch – Kashyap’s not done yet Ajay Jayaram is maxing his touch-play and then there’s Srikanth Prannoy Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma who’ve now made three Super Series finals Semifinals day at Jakarta was as much about Srikanth’s audacious win over Son Wan Ho — a 72-minute thriller that ended 21-15 14-21 24-22 — as it was about the missed opportunity when Prannoy flubbed five match points in middle game against Kazumasa Sakai to go down 21-17 26-28 18-21 But just like the Singapore loss in final had sent Srikanth back to the drawing board to plot Final No 2 in successive Super Series Indonesia would have stoked the fire in Prannoy and made him hungrier for his maiden title All players have skipped tournaments licking wounds from losses spent hours away from the stadium lights and A/C vents of competitive venues chipping away at flaws and gaining stamina and returned with vengeance to perform in the limited tournaments that the coach is allowing them Systems are often credited success and this is no different but coaches don’t play on the court and it’s entirely down to the motivation of all individual players that’s ensured so many Indians in SS finals In this storm of success Srikanth is the most curious case It’s often joked – which Srikanth will turn up on the day On Saturday all three did The first version ‘Overlord of Offence’ pounced on the Korean’s rustiness and strung together a great attack in Game 1: there were the trademark flick net crosscourts and big smashes In Game 2 came the ‘Self-Destructor Srikanth’ who got into such a rush to gather winners in short rallies that he smashed straight into the net multiple times and from leading 13-10 gave away 7 points in errors to lose 21-14 It was in the decider that the champion material burst onto the court – he lived by the sword and while the errors crept in there was enough punch in the all-out attack to withstand a match-point by simply unleashing his crosscourt weapon to pull himself out of the corners “In the last point I was very lucky to pull off that tap retrieve I was 1 per cent luckier than him” he would say of a close game where his attack showed intent and fortune favoured the brave “It’s good to play a final in Indonesia which has one of the best crowds and is one of badminton’s biggest homes I had a bad injury after Olympics because I pushed hard in Japan and Korea which I shouldn’t have Once I came back taking the loss in India Open was painful But I pulled out of Malaysia and that one week training helped in Singapore I’m surprised to play back to back finals in Super Series events” he would say Yet it has been an abrasive week on those who’ve gone deep into the draw While two big matches ultimately felled Prannoy Son Wan Ho too spoke of diminishing strength “My stamina dropped in the third Srikanth’s attack was very good I was defending well but his defense too was strong I need to evaluate my stamina” the top-ranked Korean would say The fatigue will count when the Indian meets the unfancied Japanese qualifier Sakai “Sakai is steady and Srikanth is tough to read the first time someone plays him But it’ll depend on how well Srikanth recovers from today’s long match” coach Gopichand said The pack has set it up nicely for Srikanth He’ll have to go for the final kill – climb his own final ascent for a glorious individual title For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: March 26 2017 8:24 pm Kalki Koechlin tells women to take a break from their otherwise maddening life Related News Actress Kalki Koechlin an avid traveller considers it important that in between engagements related to work and family women must take a break from the madness before monotony sets in Kalki often takes time off and keeps her daily life lively by indulging in activities that make her happy In a statement the Dev D actress has shared tips on what she does to keep herself sane from all the drama that surrounds her life: Advocate for yourself: Whether it’s in the workplace with your boss or at home speak up about your wants and your needs Don’t let work eat up on your personal life Stand up for yourself Every time someone dumps extra work on you or forces you to do something that you aren’t interested in say ‘No’ Try it Saying ‘NO’ every once in a while actually acts like a detox Let the world not take you for granted Take small vacations with your girls: Work and family can be quite stressful sometimes and it is important to get away from both before they get on your nerves At times like these try and plan small vacations with your gang of girls Could be a road trip not too far from the city or a slumber party at another friend’s place Trust me these mini-holidays help you rejuvenate and prepare better for the week ahead Dress your best to boost your confidence: Your attire is directly proportional to your temperament Beautiful clothes are known to be instant mood up-lifters Dress up for yourself look good feel fantastic and let the world be your oyster Indulge in some ‘me’ time: Spend some time with yourself doing things you always wanted to do Finish the book that you had once started to read but never reached its end Wear that cute jumpsuit you had bought for a special occasion but never got a chance to flaunt And instead of spending long hours in the salon to get fuzz-free switch to shaving No matter what people say it is hassle-free and safest on your skin unlike waxes or creams Let the mirror on the wall tell you who is the most splendid of them all Also read:Mantra movie review: Rajat Kapoor struggles to keep it together so does thefilm Accomplish a personal goal: Finish that one scary and difficult task that you’ve been avoiding Be it a health check-up or a call to an old friend who you miss overcome your fear and accomplish a seemingly daunting task The more difficult it seems the better Let your triumph be your gift to yourself For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 15 2017 5:48 am Top News A 30-year-old businessman died under mysterious circumstances at his residence in Shahdara’s Geeta Colony area on Tuesday night Police said he had a gunshot wound on his temple Prima facie police suspect it to be a suicide case but the family of deceased has alleged that his wife killed him Around 4 am Wednesday police received a call from Hedgewar Hospital and when a team reached there they found a bullet wound on the right temple of the deceased identified as Mohammad Haseen Haseen who has two sons used to stay with his parents and his elder brother Haseen’s family members have alleged that his wife had an affair with a Delhi Police constable posted at the local police station “On Tuesday Haseen caught her chatting with the constable and had an argument They even went to the local police station But even after returning home the fight continued” Haseen’s cousin Kaleem told The Indian Express “Around 4 am we heard a gunshot We rushed upstairs found him in a pool of blood and took him to the hospital” he said “We have lodged a case under the Arms Act as the pistol was kept illegally We are questioning his wife and other family members” said the officer For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPanaji | Published: March 17 2017 4:01 pm “I am making my own mistakes and learning through them”says Kriti Sanon Related News In an industry where star children are lined up for their grand launch into filmdom actress Kriti Sanon admits her ride in Bollywood would have been easier if she was from a film background but she is “proud” that she doesn’t have a “godfather” Delhi girl Kriti daughter of a chartered accountant and an associate professor spoke to IANS about her journey on the sidelines of the fourth edition of India Beach Fashion Week 2017 here Talking about how having some backing helps she said “People would have known me much faster… To register a new face especially when that face doesn’t come from a film background and you don’t know the surname it takes a little while for the audience to connect with you” Also read |Kriti Sanon reveals she hated dubbing for her films but now things have changed “I am quite proud of it of where I’ve come I never thought of becoming an actor to where I am right now I don’t have any particular godfather who is always there and helping me out But at the same time I am making my own mistakes and learning through them” she said Also the 26-year-old actress feels “rawness helps as an actor” “It’s good sometimes to not know too much” Kriti said The actress has starred in two romantic films Heropanti and Dilwale As of now she has two movies — Raabta and Bareilly Ki Barfi in her kitty Asked if she wants to stick to the romantic genre Kriti said “I am a romantic at heart I love ‘love stories’ and that is something that should never go out of fashion The four films I have done are very different from one another” She says Raabta is a romantic drama And one cannot actually put Bareilly Ki Barfi in one genre because it has got a little bit of romance comedy drama and slice of life feel to it”Yes there is a little bit of romantic angle in them but I don’t choose scripts on the basis of ‘Oh it should be like this’ I go with an open mind when I go for narrations and if I like a script I just go with it” said Kriti who walked the ramp for Sukriti & Aakriti at the India Beach Fashion Week 2017 here earlier this month Kriti said she is more of an “instinctive person” and if an action film comes her way and she likes the content she would go with it In just three years Kriti has managed to have a strong fan base The actress has 979K followers on Twitter and 6 million followers on Instagram Does that make her feel like she’s arrived “Not yet Very honestly speaking because I think sometimes I do feel that people forget that I am just two films old My first film was more or less figuring myself out… When you don’t come from a Bollywood background you don’t know anything about the film world So you are basically learning and you are learning throughout” she said Dilwale was more of an experience for Kriti with names like Shah Rukh Khan Kajol and Varun Dhawan “It was an ensemble project So of course the amount you have as an actor to perform is not so much I have not yet in these two films got a platform where I could explore more as an actor” she said adding that Raabta and Bareilly Ki Barfi are more performance-oriented For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Kolkata | Published: May 30 2013 10:42 am Related News Acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghoshwho charted a new wave in Bengali cinema with his thought provoking films and captured the imagination of the audience with works like ‘Chitrangada’died here today after a cardiac arrestleaving the film world and his admirers stunned He was 49 In Pics: Rituparno Ghosh’s life in pics Winner of 12 national and some international awardsGhosh was suffering from pancreatitis and died of heart attack at 730 amhis family said Ghosh began his remarkable journey by directing a children’s film “Hirer Angti” in 1994which won him an instant recognition His very next film ‘Unishe April’ won the national award in 1995 His other award-winning films include DahanAsukhChokher BaliRaincoatBariwaliAntarmahalNoukadubiAbohomanChitrangada and Amitabh Bachchan starrer The Last Lear Bollywood shocked with the sudden demise of Rituparno Ghosh As an actorhis path breaking role of a transgender in Chitrangada portrayed the plight of a section of people which had remained neglected in society Same sex relationsa taboo in Bengali society although accepted in the Westwas for the first time revealed through his life and work As news of his death spreada pall of gloom descended on the world of arts here and elsewhere Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee while mourning Ghosh’s untimely death says”I cannot believe that Rituparna is no more It is very difficult to accept this news The void left after his death cannot be easily filled” Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said”We are stunned In his sudden demiseBengal has lost an eminent filmmaker It is a very sad day for us” She also announced that to enable the people to pay their last respect to the directorhis body would be kept at Nandan film complex from 330 PM to 6 PM Thereafterthe body would be taken to the Tollygunj Technician studio before cremationthe chief minister said Education minister and theatre personality Bratya Basu said he was “speechless” to hear the news Basu said he was a pioneer not only as a director and actorbut also in his contribution to societynoting that with his films like ‘Heerer Angti’ and ‘Unishe April’ he had created a new genre of films in Bengal Raima Sengrand daughter of legendary Suchitra Sensaid she was indebted to ‘Rituda’ to give the turning point in her career by casting her in Chokher Bali For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsUpdated: March 13 2014 3:45 am Related News Supreme Court is right to ask for clarity on what constitutes hate speech Responding to a public interest petition that sought curbs on hate speech in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh the Supreme Court has asked the Centre’s legal experts to identify exactly what qualified as such While the Constitution places reasonable restrictions on free speech and sections of the penal code and the CrPC forbid words written or spoken that promote ill-will between religious racial linguistic regional caste groups or communities there is no specific detail in any statute on what kind of speech crosses the line This attempt to bound the limits of hate speech is significant Earlier on March 3 the court had refused to order the Election Commission to restrict hate speech saying that 128 crore people could have 128 crore views and that “all shades of opinion” should be made available to the public who could then make up their own minds Speech can have violent tragic effects and hate speech legislation exists in most free societies including the UK Canada Germany Denmark and Australia The US is an exception in the belief that even the most despicable views should not be silenced with very narrow exceptions like slander child pornography and so on But even in the US many legal scholars have argued that hate speech poses great harm to the lives dignity and reputation of minority groups Given how diverse and unequal India is laws that prohibit abuse and psychological undermining of vulnerable groups are certainly necessary — but the problem is that these laws are used to suppress any unwelcome opinion criticism even scholarship and humour Rather than controlling incitement or intimidation they have created a climate of self-censorship and made it difficult to suggest that some words no matter how obnoxious should be countered with other words Instead of understanding that hate speech is most condemnable when there is a power differential and when it threatens social inclusion these laws have chilled free In such a context the Supreme Court’s refusal to come down heavily on political speech and its belief in the maturity of the public is a refreshing change It is right to ask the Law Commission to define hate speech more tightly and to reduce arbitrariness in the way it is applied For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vrinda Maheshwari | New Delhi | Updated: May 15 2017 9:43 pm Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki 15th May 2017: Harman’s mother is very scared and asks Varun to check on him Top News Saumya is cleaning her parent’s house The little kid is troubling her She does the work quietly and leaves?

in conditions?to think he was an experienced outlet.said: ? Related News R&B star Beyonce stole the routines from shows like “De La Guarda” and “El Descueve” for the choreography on her “Formation” concert, Even government offices were practically dysfunctional more often than not. as well as routine denunciations of “sickular” media and the “appeasement” of Muslims. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: AP | Shanghai | Published: October 10, 2017 10:50 pm Karan Johar explained why he loves Shah Rukh Khan so much at the book launch of his biography An Unsuitable Boy Related News Shah Rukh Khan is not happy with the title of his friend Karan Johar’s biography, Now,s conviction will stand.

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