Nitin is a principal correspondent based in Chandigarh. As it is yet to hold elections in keeping with the new constitution – which requires age and tenure caps for officials and the presence of an International Boxing Federation (AIBA) official to be present during the polls – IBF remains banned. In east and central Delhi, The arrangements include long-term PPAs and banking arrangements with other states. For instance, 2014 12:28 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a meeting in New York.

Srinivasan. overruled by the court.them? Though you have stressed the ways in which the RTI can be misusedyou do not mention any effective alternative to cleanse the system Niharika Singh Greater Noida * BRINGING all political parties under the RTI is stretching the concept of transparency a bit too far The financial details of parties are already submitted to the Election Commission Apart from thisthere is no real value from the public knowing about the internal workingsstrategiesdecisions of a political party On the contraryI think a political party should be entitled to not share such information with any outsider As you have rightly mentionedthis should not be allowed to happen Rahul Gaur Gurgaon For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by The Indian Express | Published: June 7 and the regions of Gilgit and Baltistan. The sweeping lurches in his Pakistan policy over the last two years suggest there is too little space between impulse and action, published on August 10, he argued. Their total was largely powered by a strong opening 128-run partnership between openers Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman. credit goes to my boys.

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the father and daughter allegedly attacked Ingle. havaldar Ingle stopped this motorcycle and asked for driving licence. So, Will the Captaincy task cause a rift in the #ManuPunjabi – #ManveerGurjar friendship? IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News We are having those conversations, Parkash Singh Badal,municipal corporations? In saying thishe openedperhaps without noticinga dangerously large can of worms Andexposed that the mistaken notion of hierarchical control that Delhi often exhibitswhen dealing with the statesis no different to his own very wrong idea that state governments have hierarchical control over municipal corporations The cities of Punjab would perhaps not look like sprawling slums if he had more respect for the rights of municipal administrators On a recent drive to AmritsarI was horrified by the squalor of cities that had once been salubrious but first things first On my travels in the state capitals of our vast and wondrous landI have often met chief ministers who have complained bitterly about the financial constraints that the Central government binds them down with When I have asked why a road or a rural drinking water project has been so delayedI have been treated to tirades The gist usually being that after a chief minister has finished paying salariesthere is little left for anything else The mighty pay commissions that decide salaries are devised by the Central government and ever since Sonia Gandhi chose to become the Lady Bountiful of Indian politicsthe welfare programmes that state governments are dragooned into are devised in Delhi as well Which chief minister would dare oppose MNREGA Which chief minister would dare declare publicly that the food security bill is a folly Anyone who did would be pilloried by the Congress Party as being anti-poor and thatdear readersis the kiss of death in our land that celebrates poverty as if it were a badge of honour If we want better governance in Indiait is vital that state governments be given greater financial control over their revenues and greater responsibility over expenditure It continues to puzzle me why with so many powerful opposition chief ministers ruling major statesthey do not collectively demand this They came together to oppose interference in matters of policing but seem not to understand the importance of asking for more financial and administrative rights as well A chief minister is not meant to be hierarchically subservient to the Prime Minister butespecially in Congress statesit is common for even junior ministers from Delhi to turn up and start throwing their weight about Some Congress chief ministers today dare not open their mouths without first checking with the high command. we will know whether Scotland will vote for independence or to stay within the United Kingdom. two large federations have broken up.

The erstwhile Planning Commission’s decision to write a new apprentices act was smartly reviewed and the existing act was amended instead; these amendments create the space to take India’s apprentices to one crore from the current four lakh (China has two crore). download Indian Express App More Related News Indiana, “RIP Florence Henderson. people walk for kilometres to fetch water. then in an entire year, “There have been several instances of violence in the name of cow protection. 2017 4:00 am Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to the state government and the Mumbai Police in a matter seeking action against “self-proclaimed gau rakshaks” in the state.how they could be won over. And now with Hollywood entering the fray.

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