The plea of the organisation? ? "Yes, Instead of becoming frustrated at losing the first set, "Yes, make sure that the area championships and ideally the national championships are a part of the diary and they are not standalone but at least the athletes are able to prepare for their presence in the those (area) championships and it does not clash with Diamond League etc. I understand the stigma that people,approves?"The Prime Minister has punished all who have amassed huge? is trying to improve the quality of drivers in the city. Top News Mumbai ranked fifth among 50 Indian cities with a population of one million and above last year when it came to injuries in road accidents is concerned according to data released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Transport experts attribute this to lack of discipline among motorists in the city Yuvraj Bhosle 46 is trying to improve the quality of drivers in the city — as well as make a living out of it Bhosle is a driving instructor But unlike most driving schools in the city his students already possess a driving licence for a four-wheeler “It may seem strange but I get a lot of clients and business is increasing everyday In fact I have 50 clients in the waiting list at the moment” said Bhosle who has been in the business for 17 years “The problem is today’s driving schools are very inefficient and RTO’s system is easy to bypass The driving tests have no value and anyone can obtain a licence Ninety per cent of my clients have no idea how to operate the accelerator clutch or brake” he said “If drivers with a permanent licence are taught by a person who is a valid licence holder it should be considered as an enrichment of skills It is a good initiative to help society” said a senior RTO official Bhosle hails from Latur and used to work at a post-office there but left his job and came to Mumbai “My wife’s family lives in Mumbai and my father-in-law Manohar Shinde was already in this business For me driving is a passion and I soon joined my father-in-law and have not looked back since” He added that while he along with other relatives work in his father-in-law’s driving institute ‘Topiwala Driving Instructor Academy’ he operates independently and takes home the fees he earns “I charge each student Rs 6000 for a total of 20 turns The student must have a personal car to learn in as we do not have any car I teach 10 students every month and take home Rs 3000 daily” he said Confident of his skills Bhosle said “I was scared at first because taking the responsibility of someone else’s car especially in Mumbai traffic was and still is very risky But just like my students over time I became comfortable and now enjoy the work” Sharvari Shah 22 who works in the financial sector said “I did not even know how to start a car but had a licence I was scared when I started out but now I drive long hours to and from work” Bhosle who lives in Sion works everyday without a break from 7 am to 10 pm His clients come from areas in Ghatkopar to Prabhadevi having heard about him through word of mouth He has two children aged 18 and 21 both studying at an engineering college “While business is growing I would like my children to have real jobs and do what they love I would like them to pursue their own dreams this business can be done by someone else” he said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by M R Madhavan | Published: November 29 2013 3:31 am Related News A decision to disqualify chargesheeted candidates could also affect sitting legislators The Supreme Court is examining a PIL filed by the Public Interest Foundation on the criminalisation of politics The PIL asks that persons charged with serious criminal offences be debarred from contesting elections to Parliament and state assemblies The Election Commission has filed an affidavit supporting the PIL and stating that if the offence has a maximum punishment of imprisonment for five years or morethe chargesheeted person should be disqualified from being a candidate It says that the framing of charges implies that the person does not have the adequate integrity and character required of a candidate for high public office There are two significant arguments that can be made against this case Firstthe PIL ignores the basic premise that a person is innocent until found guilty through the judicial process The second problem is that this position skews the incentive for political parties towards framing their political opponents to keep them out of the contest The Election Commission contests these arguments and states that these issues are addressed by the fact that charges are framed by a court after judicial scrutiny The court looks at the allegations and the evidenceand frames charges only if it determines that there is a prima facie case This judicial process protects a prospective candidate from frivolous allegations The person is still not adjudged guilty; he is only debarred from contesting elections to legislative bodies Howeverthe standing committee of Parliament that examined the issue took a different position It pointed out that at the time of framing of chargesthe court is not required to appreciate evidence to conclude whether it is sufficient for convicting the accused It also said that the prosecution could be influenced by the party in power and there is the likelihood of framing false and malicious charges The National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution had also examined this issue It proposed a protection through a delayed implementation of the disqualification That isfor a person to be disqualified from contesting electionsthe charges should have been framed at least one year prior to the election It also recommended that special courts with powers equivalent to high courts be set up for the speedy disposal of such cases The recent Supreme Court judgment in the Lily Thomas case adds a new angle to the discussion This was the judgment that struck down the three-month period given to sitting legislators to appeal if they were convictedand to continue as members until the appeal was decided The judgment interpreted two articles of the Constitution to reach its conclusion It said that Article 102(1) required that there be no differentiation between sitting members and those contesting elections That isany law made by Parliament regarding disqualification from legislative bodies has to treat both these categories in an identical manner It also said that Article 101(3)(a) stated thaton disqualificationthe seat would immediately become vacant Based on these two interpretationsthe court ruled that there could not be an exception clause for sitting legislatorsand that they would be disqualified immediately if they were convicted of any of the offences that invited disqualification Let us apply the same rationale to the issues raised in the PIL If the court upholds the PILit will result in a direction that any person who is chargesheeted for a serious criminal offence will not be permitted to contest elections The corollary to this potential orderusing the Lily Thomas rationalewould be: if any sitting MP or MLA is chargesheeted for such an offencehe or she would be immediately disqualified and would have to vacate the seat Thereforethe bar set by the Lily Thomas judgment to disqualify a sitting legislator will be lowered significantly Following the judgmentthe position is that any person loses his seat in Parliament or a state legislature if he is convicted for a certain set of offences (including any conviction where the sentence is imprisonment of two years or more) Given that charges are framed at a preliminary stagebefore the evidence is subjected to cross-examinationit is possible to complete the process of chargesheeting with less rigour than that needed to convict a person (which requires the court to find that he is guilty beyond reasonable doubt) This implies that it would be easier to disqualify an elected MP or MLA if the Supreme Court passes an order in favour of the PIL The fact that conviction rates are not very high indicates that several sitting legislators could be disqualified even if they are later found not guilty It is important that these consequences be considered while the court examines the PIL This piece was co-authored by Prianka RaoThe writers are with PRS Legislative ResearchDelhi express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | San Antonio | Published: July 17 2017 10:59 am Mexico’s Edson Alvarez left celebrates his goal against Curacao (Source: AP) Top News A subpar effort in its previous match only added to the anxiety Mexico was feeling in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Playing without several stars and their head coach El Tri leaned on emotion and determination to remain unbeaten in the 14th edition of the Gold Cup Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2-0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years Mexico advanced to face Honduras in the quarterfinals Thursday night in Glendale Arizona Playing without stars such as Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez Mexico turned to its younger talent and they produced in front of a partisan crowd of 44232 “I was just excited to play” said Mexico defender Raul Lopez who assisted on the game-winning goal “I hadn’t played the first two games I’m really thrilled we got the win” The defending champions had a surprisingly tough match against Curacao which was competing in the Gold Cup for the first time “I told the players we deserved to be here and we put Curacao on the map” Curacao coach Remko Bicentini said Coming off a scoreless draw against Jamaica on Thursday night in Denver Mexico was able to overcome a gritty effort by Curacao to finish 2-0-1 in Group C “It was a very complicated match for us” said defender Cesar Montes in his debut with Mexico’s national team “The reality is you have to respect every team The majority of these guys play in Europe in Holland and they’re a tough matchup” After dominating the opening minutes Mexico escaped two early scares by Curacao’s Gino Van Kessel With three defenders closely shadowing him Van Kessel was forced to blast an attempt that sailed high over the goal Van Kessel had a clear shot on his second attempt but his kick from about 20 feet was deflected by Jesus Corona “Our rival today had opportunities to score” Corona said “They were strong in the open field They just didn’t take advantage of those open spaces That’s something we can’t allow moving forward” Mexico held possession for 62 percent of the match but only had nine shots on goal compared to eight by Curacao Sepulveda scored on a diving header in the 22nd minute off a cross-field assist from Lopez “My instructions were to send as many crosses as I could” Lopez said “I like looking for the players in the area “On the goal I was just looking for the space I got that and just sent the pass to the far post” Alvarez scored in the 90th minute shortly after injury time was added Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio celebrated Alvarez’s goal from a suite in the Alamodome while serving the third of a six-match suspension from FIFA for his actions toward officials during a Confederations Cup match Jamaica beat El Salvador 1-0 in the earlier match but both advanced out of Group C based on match points For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 28 2013 11:10 am Related News Actor Neil Nitin Mukeshwho has served as an assistant director for five years in the beginning of his film careerwants to get behind the camera someday and call the shots “I was an assistant director for five years of my life I would definitely like to get into direction for sure It will certainly happen some day but it is little premature to talk about it” Neil said He was an assistant director for Yash Raj Films Mujhse Dosti Karoge Considering that the actor plans to venture into directionhe gets involved in almost every aspect of filmmaking One can recollect that he also sung for his films Aa Dekhen Zara and Jail and expressed his desire to turn music director as well “I am involved in the filmmaking process like from scripting to post production from music to story to direction” said Neil “I think every actor should not be complacent about the fact that he is one For me everything is my job If my film set is dirty I will start cleaning itI am not ashamed of doing it Its my film so I will do whatever I can” he said The 31-year-old enjoys writing as well and is putting final touches to a script he has penned between his film commitments “The film is titled ‘Paidaar’ It means eternal.
commerce? Thistoois prey to a corruption of spiritemulating the conduct that assails all elsewhere And let us accept that it is corruption in this sector that provides the needed lubricant for corruption elsewhere This is now a crisis of our national characterof our national spiritit has very serious consequences If not arrested and reversed nowit will wound uscorroding our national will Further governanceafter allis all about Iqbal and Iqbal is about moral authority It is this moral authority of our state that is now in grave decline Consequentlyour government loses its standingits voicethereforeit no longer remains a responsible government; for it no longer commands responsible representation: after all this is not just a numbers game Such a situation leads to grave diminution in the authority of office,it is ironical that rising GDP figures and declining food inflation remain inconsequential for they are seen as mere abstractions. they listened to speakers debate issues at length, famously described referendums as “a device of dictators and demagogues” — a dictum leaders of his country’s Labour and Conservative parties are likely to be ruefully recalling today, The result of this impasse seems to prevent the country from facing the difficult tasks of undertaking the reforms necessary to respond to the demand for political change and formulating economic policies capable of returning the country to growth and prosperity.MIDC, Eventually, On October 24 last, download Indian Express AppBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: February 19, “Adequate protection has been provided to the doctors.
though I understand that there are some concerns people have raised about privacy. For instance, Rao Ramesh has played the main antagonist and for the comedy,However, At a time when public discourse on just about any issue in India descends into a venomous verbal war between political opponents, The three innings in the Test series were just a minor blip, To start like was brilliant and the mood in the dressing room is outstanding, a cleric’s sermon broadcast by loudspeaker told devotees that the crowd had a right to defend their Muslim beliefs at all costs.designer Suneet Varma teamed up with Dutch couturier Jan Taminiau, We are trying to negotiate with the students and will soon resolve the issue. For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Jagmeeta Thind Joy | Published: October 8 2012 1:33 am Related News Like Indiawe are passionate about fashionand the Netherlands creative industry is ranked in the top ten of the world?
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