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while the catering contractor has been slapped with a show-cause notice pending the outcome of a fact-finding and food-test reports. The first case of alleged food-poisoning was reported from the first group when two children vomited in the coach. An exercise is also under way to assess the performance of 122 BJP MLAs. after it made a police complaint against a SAI employee.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) registered a police complaint against some professors who allegedly heckled its members in anMohapatra. The second highest was 97. "After approval of admission by respective colleges, Kota City, have been reunited with their respective families,away from the cameras. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News the chief minister is trying to stop me from going there, Modi said he was attacked because RJD supporters were "disappointed after power had slipped from their hands".

Ministry of Textiles today. He has also served as the leader of opposition in the state Assembly since 2012, “We have no problem inaugurating the enclosure. Meanwhile, the duo was parked inside Film City in Mumbai’s Goregaon and was creating pieces for Coke Studio @MTV Season 3. But I think it could be that you might find a vast variety of opinions and views. Mohit Suri’s list of films include Kalyug (2005), The show will start off with a routine call-for-entry promotional video urging actors and technicians to come forth and participate in the show. but he has been with the Congres for 20 years. Congress has 57 MLAs in Gujarat and its candidate would require votes of 47 of them to get elected.

governor, KG Shankar, Punjab still holds the same importance.The importance of this year’s election in Punjab can be stated in just one line: It will separate the contenders for 2019 elections from the pretenders Its result will decide the destiny of two men eyeing for an opportunity to rise up and challenge the BJP in the next general election —Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi Punjab is important because it is the only state out of the five going to polls between January and March where both Congress and AAP have a real chance of winning Ten years of incumbency and the simmering anger against corruption drug mafia and dynastic rule have put the BJP-SAD government in a tight corner On current evidence only a miracle arising out of a triangular contest would be able to rescue the Parkash Singh Badal and his heir apparent the man ruling Punjab from behind the veil —his son Sukhbir Singh Badal For the Congress a victory in Punjab would be the first sign of hope since it went into coma after the advent of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the scene In 2013 since it lost Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Delhi and Chhattisgarh the Congress has managed to win only in Karnataka A string of losses has put it on the verge of extinction Chief of Congress unit in Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh AFP But in Punjab the party is a strong contender primarily because of a combination of favourable factors That the Congress is still an acceptable option in Punjab was apparent even in 2014 when in spite of getting wiped out across India it managed to won three seats and nearly 34 per cent votes almost double of its national average Though it has been a roller-coaster ride for the party the Congress has managed to remain in the hunt in Punjab for two reasons: Rahul Gandhi’s decision to give Captain Amarinder Singh free hand in Punjab And two infighting drama and self-goals by Kejriwal and his team Reports from the ground indicate that the election now in Punjab is more about the Captain than about the Congress It is more about the question: Is Singh acceptable as Punjab Da Captain And less about the voter’s fascination or the lack of it with the Congress Yet a victory for the Congress would reverse the trend that started with in 2012 give Gandhi the first taste of success in almost five years and give the party some momentum before the next round of polls first in Gujarat and then the cow belt in 2018 The biggest gain of course for the Congress would be Kejriwal’s defeat effectively ending the Delhi chief minister’s plan to venture out of Delhi and acquire a national image for himself For the past few months Kejriwal has been trying to emerge as the second party in states where the Congress has had a strong presence More than the BJP the Congress has been under existential threat because of AAP’s efforts to occupy the anti-BJP space in central and north India A loss in Punjab would effectively cut Kejriwal mid-flight and give Congress the opportunity to challenge the BJP in Gujarat Rajasthan MP and Chhattisgarh In all likelihood the Congress will enter the poll fray in Uttar Pradesh riding pillion on Akhilesh Yadav’s motorcycle — the likely symbol if cycle is frozen For it the best outcome of the election would be a victory in Punjab and an alliance government in UP That would give it respite and time to regroup For Kejriwal who appeared the front-runner in Punjab till recently the election is the defining moment of the short but tumultuous life When he contested elections in Delhi he was seen as an outsider who wanted to disrupt the existing system Even if he would have failed to win in Delhi he would have got more chances to prove his acceptability Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Getty Images But in Punjab where his party bagged four seats in the 2014 polls and nearly 30 percent vote share he has always been seen as the top contender Last year when the three political parties organised rallies at the Maghi Mela his tent held the biggest gathering pointing at the popular mood Since then Kejriwal has been through a bumpy ride The rise of Amarinder Singh the fracas with Sucha Singh Chhotepur the inept handling of the Navjot Singh Sidhu episode —who was left out in the cold after quitting the BJP —and the growing perception of AAP being a party without a Sikh face have set its campaign back Though Kejriwal claims his party would win 100 out of the 117 seats in the Assembly his claim appears more talk than substance Punjab will decide Kejriwal’s future Apart from the opportunity to follow his pan-India dreams a victory would also give AAP the chance to rule a full-fledged state where his powers would not be curtailed by some other constitutional authority like the L-G in Delhi But a loss would most likely confine him to Delhi like a caged parrot Perhaps the only party that may not be too worried about the outcome in Punjab is the BJP With UP going to polls simultaneously it would distance itself from Punjab and leave it to the Badals a strategy that suits it by projecting the battle between SAD and its regional rivals For the SAD battling a decade of anti-incumbency and Supreme Court’s recent ban on using religion as a poll pitch–it affects the Akali panthic agenda —would be a huge challenge In 2012 it had managed to win primarily because Badal’s nephew Manpreet divided the anti-incumbency vote Only an encore this year because of a poll triangle can save it Modi would lose sleep only if he loses UP and the SAD-BJP gets alliance wiped out in Punjab But he would still be around in 2019 as the giant to beat But for Gandhi and Kejriwal a loss could be mean the end of road to Delhi The 50-year-old dera chief was jailed for 20 years in two rape cases by a court last month. a prominent leader from the community, one can see AbRam in the arms of his elder sibling Suhana. Sikkim and Nepal during 1949-50. Yadav said the grand alliance had secured two-thirds majority in the 2015 assembly poll and people were now feeling "cheated" with Kumar’s decision. File image of Sharad Yadav. The court also ordered an inquiry against the district magistrate in this regard.The petitioner Ravi Bhalerao 33 who is accused of three crimes since 2011 had approached the bench challenging the externment order issued by the sub-divisional magistrate and also questioned the procedure followed by the magistrate A division bench of Justices S S Shinde and K K Sonawane was hearing the petition Bhalerao’s counsel told the court that the complaints against the petitioner were registered at Newasa police station in Ahmednagar district and the externment should have been restricted to the small area of Newasa and not the entire district He also argued that the magistrate did not take in-camera statements of witnesses to confirm their apprehension or give evidence against the accused to prompt externment and therefore the externment cannot legally sustain However the additional public prosecutor told the court that movement of Bhalerao was causing alarm and endangering the safety of people living in Newasa and adjoining areas The court upheld the contentions of the petitioner and questioned the magistrate for not taking in-camera statements of people fearing Bhalerao or sending him a showcause notice The court while setting aside the externment order said “In spite of sufficient time granted to the respondents the original record pertaining to the case of the petitioner in relation to the externment was not made available for perusal we express displeasure and direct respondent No 1 (Home department) to cause enquiry of respondents No 2 (sub-divisional magistrate) and submit report to this court within two months from today” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sandeep Singh | Published: November 2 2012 12:41 am Related News IDBI Bank says that the merger of Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL) to itself will help it add 20 per cent of its branch network at less than 10 per cent of its employee strength It is also hopeful of cross-selling its banking products to almost 8 lakh high-value customers of SHCIL and will also derive benefits from its tech savvy businesses of custodial servicesdepository servicesdocument storage and digitisation and also the broking business But will this acquisition provide IDBI the gains in line with what HDFC Bank got from acquiring Centurion Bank of Punjab and what ICICI Bank got from acquisition of Bank of Rajasthan While the deal is not directly comparable with respect to the acquisitions done by HDFC Bank and ICICI Banksince majority of the 227 offices of SHCIL can be converted into branchesthe opinion on the street is that it is definitely going to benefit IDBI by way of adding around 200 branches at one go and also adding to their client base and improve CASA (current account and saving account) ratio On its ownSHCIL has a stable businessrevenues and profits with limited growth opportunity but the market expects that after its merger with IDBIthere will be inflow of business from other banks and financial institutions that have interests similar to SHCIL and thus will generate synergy benefits While the bank has been growing fast both in terms of its deposits and credit and also on the NPA (non-performing assets) front over the last couple of years and is expected to do well in the medium termexperts are of the opinion that the deal is immaterial to the book value and ROE of IDBI Bank and thus does not raise any concern for the bank on that front The only factor that needs to be watched out is the valuation Last year IFCI bought 17 per cent in SHCIL for Rs 300 crore valuing it at Rs 1800 crore and if IDBI provides the same value then it may turn out to be an expensive deal Experts tracking the bank say that with a profit of Rs 40-60 crore for SHCILthe valuation of Rs 1800 crore will be on the higher side However since it is a no-cash dealIDBI will see a rise in its equity base which is only positive for its Tier 1 capital and for now it looks IDBI has got what it required to provide a boost for its growth and expansion Sandeep is a Senior Assistant Editor based in Mumbai sandeepsingh @expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News

Talks will commence this evening to identify the constituencies that would be fought by Congress and DMK, Elangovan held talks with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi as well over the issue. police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said she had no information about Chombo. 93, Representational image. to strengthen the powers of Commissioner of Railway Safety and to form a safety management system under the chairman of the Railway Board.

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