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(IE, Needless to say, Two private cars were damaged as the workers of NCP and Shiv Sena clashed in Baner area. as part of the Centre’s polio immunity strategy, is set to last for a minimum three to four pump in sufficient moisture over the land area.Gujarat,pics “I dream in gold… #Oscars rehearsals, Rehearsals ! #Oscars good luck chrisrock tomorrow will be so fun http://s.tco/gOSudA9csh — PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 27 2016 The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will dole out awards in 24 categories For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: November 24 2015 4:33 am INLD party members at their protest in front of Shakti Bhawan in Panchkula on Monday (Jaipal Singh) Related News MEMBERS of the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) led by senior party leader and Leader of Opposition Abhay Chautala gathered outside Shakti Bhawan in Panchkula on Monday to protest the hike in power tariff effected by the BJP government in Haryana The party members sat on an indefinite protest outside the office Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (HYPNL) Shakti Bhawan and demanded that the government withdraw its decision Apart from Chautala state INLD president Ashok Arora former chief parliamentary secretary Ram Pal Majra and deputy party leader Jaswinder Singh Sandhu were also present Stating that the government’s decision has left people of the state aggrieved Abhay Chautala said the INLD will continue its protest till the power tariff hike is withdrawn “With this indefinite protest the party has initiated its campaign to fight for the people and ensure they are no longer harassed by the government The government is only trying to cover up its inefficiency of not being able to meet the demands of the people” Chautala said Party supporters raised slogans against the BJP-led Haryana government and demanded that the power tariffs be reduced For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Man Aman Singh Chhina | Chandigarh | Published: May 7 2016 10:58 am NDA government’s OROP scheme a disappointment say ex-servicemen Express Archive Related News Former servicemen in Punjab may support the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the coming state elections According to them they expect the party to provide “better treatment” than what they have received from the BJP and the Congress Speaking to The Indian Express Capt BS Bhatti President of Ex-Servicemen Welfare Union Punjab said “We are fed up with both Congress and Akalis while BJP lathi charged us at Jantar Mantar when we were protesting against the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP)” Share This Article Related Article Bhatti said his union alone was spread across six districts of the state and that an official announcement of support to AAP will be made at a rally to be organised in Maur Mandi near Bathinda on May 15 According to Capt Bhatti the AAP promised that they will assure that they are given respect in the society and that their demands will be met “But we have told AAP too that if they do not come upto the standards that we expect of them then we could reverse support too” he added Lt Col SS Sohi (retd) president of the Ex-Servicemen Grievances Cell in Mohali has also announced his group’s support to AAP “At the national level the NDA government has been a huge let down because they have given us a watered down OROP which we have had no choice but to accept The UPA too had not done anything major on this front At the state level the veterans and widows have been the victims of apathy for the past nine years” he said The veterans have numerous organisations in the state which represent their interests and lobby for their demands Lt Col Sohi informed that there are nearly 50 such veterans’ fronts in the state with each district in the state having at least two such organisations “At present 22-24 organisations are coming together at Maur Mandi rally There are some who are affiliated for long with Congress of SAD and apart from them almost all are rooting for AAP now” he said Highlighting the grouse of ex-servicemen with the SAD-BJP government of Punjab he adds that there are 161 war widows of various wars who are still waiting for the promised compensation to be given to them “The government has not taken any interest in their plight” he said For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsContrary to popular wisdom inner-party dissidence even when expressed in public has the potential to strengthen democratic practices within political parties It may be argued that such public defiance in fact needs to be viewed as an essential tool to democratise organisational practices In the contemporary context political parties are handicapped by a singular lack of organisational democracy The tendency of the rank and file to question party leadership outside formal structures is usually considered sacrilegious Given this it may be hasty on our part to dismiss the recent public displays of dissidence involving the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) It is significant is that groups of assertive dissidents today are not confining themselves to voicing their critique of the party leadership or its functioning at designated inner-party fora alone They are going public with disagreements and criticisms even while staying on in the party This is a relatively recent phenomenon in Indian political culture one which seems to gain more currency in new parties like the AAP which do not have rigid organisational structures To many such public criticism may seem blasphemous and tantamount to anti-party activity But this public perception has been shaped by a political culture where party organisations are seen and accepted as deeply hierarchical bodies and party leaders and members are expected to obey the party-line without asking any questions — least of all in public For a long time this strategy has proven its efficacy in controlling and managing dissidence rendering rendering the faces of critics invisible and silencing their voices What happens within party fora remains opaque becoming fodder for media speculation Essentially such functional rigidity has left political parties bereft of inner-party democracy and the culture of confining dissent within party structures has strengthened dominant factions and dictators within parties (L to R) Devinder Sehrawat and Muzaffar Hussain Baig For instance inflexible organisational practices within Communist parties of all hues has repeatedly manifested in a culture of control Party decisions are always projected as unanimous even after they are heavily contested within the party fora There is virtually a gag order on party leaders barring them from publicly explaining the different positions taken by the different factions within the party As a result every contentious decision ends up as a matter of speculation Its not the case that Communist parties lack a history of battling inner-party differences – whether these pertain to ideological or tactical and strategic issues Yet such tussles within the party kept under wraps have tended to strengthen a handful of Politburo members while stifling dissident opinions Any attempt to take the differences outside the party forum has been severely punished by expulsion or marginalisation of dissidents Recently there has been much talk — almost all of it negative — around the spate of public rebellions by AAP leaders and sections of the party’s rank and file In that long list of renegades Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan undoubtedly are the two most well known faces But since the duo’s exit last year there have been many more incidents of dissidence — which today seem to be spiralling out of control Some among the dissidents have raised serious questions about the organisation while others appear to have been driven by the desire to settle personal scores If some dissidents have questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s dictatorial style of functioning and the party’s masculine culture others have rebelled after being denied poll tickets or posts in government Of late such voices of disaffection have grown louder in Punjab where the AAP is making a serious bid to come to power in the forthcoming assembly elections In a classic case of rebellion spurred by ticket denial a report in The Tribune on 1 September said: “Hundreds of AAP youth circle leaders belonging to Bassi Pathana have decided to resign en masse to protest the allotment of party ticket to an ‘outsider’” There is no doubt that the AAP unit in Punjab is now embroiled in a serious factional feud which is being played out in the public domain through leaks meetings and press conferences Some among the renegades have drawn the party’s attention to the alleged sexual exploitation of women by leaders According to a report in The Indian Express on 8 September Punjab’s AAP legislator Devinder Sehrawat has alleged that “several complaints are coming from Punjab pertaining to sexual exploitation of women seeking party tickets The MLA in his letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has even mentioned names of some senior AAP leaders for allegedly indulging in such practices” Clearly there is a no-holds-barred war within the party But let’s not beat about the bush: the AAP is not the only party to be caught in such wrangles The difference lies in the manner in which such disaffection is being aired by party leaders and legislators Given their public manifestation the leadership is constantly under a glare of media scrutiny In a different genre of serious issue-based dissidence we have lately heard the senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig also the party’s Lok Sabha MP from Baramulla publicly urging that the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP government to resign if it is not able to deliver on its “agenda of governance” “We have not been able to deliver at the ground level according to the agenda of governance which makes the cadre of the party disgruntled But I have every hope that it (the alliance) will deliver in the coming years” Baig told The Indian Express “If it fails to deliver both parties BJP and PDP I mean the government should resign What’s the point of the chief minister resigning and a new chief minister coming in” Some may argue that such open rebellions weaken the party But the flip side to that point of view is that factionalism and dissidence are to a political party what elections are to parliamentary democracy And by allowing some of this chronic dissidence to play out in the public domain a political party acquires greater transparency Insistence on keeping such rebellions within the four walls of the headquarters does not bode well for inner-party democracy In fact it only leads to crushing of dissent by the powerful and the dominant within the party hierarchy Amritsar: A Hindu outfitleader was shot dead in full public view by four unidentified men in the Bharat Nagar locality on the Amritsar-Batala road in Amritsar on Monday police said Hindu Sangarsh Sena district chief Vipan Sharma (45) was standing with a friend outside a shop in the bustling Bharat Nagar locality when around a dozen bullets were pumped into him the police said Representational image AFP The killing comes within a fortnight of the gunning down of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana on 17 October Two of the four masked youths including one sporting a turban pumped bullets into Sharma’s body and fled the spot on their motorcycles police said Sharma was rushed to the Escort Hospital where he was declared brought dead "He was brought to the emergency wing of the hospital where a team of doctors declared him brought dead There were around 15 injury marks on the deceased’s body including 8 bullet marks" the hospital’s director Dr HP Singh said Police commissioner Amritsar SS Srivastava said the CCTVs installed at various locations had captured the incident The footage from these cameras had been procured and the police was trying to identify the accused by making their sketches he said He said the exact number of bullets shot could be ascertained only after the post-mortem report but initially it could be said that nearly 12 bullets were shot on the spot which directly hit the victim "It is a targeted killing and we are verifying all the aspects particularly a past threat perception if any" he said Few of the deceased’s relatives and friends claimed that he had recently applied for police protection since he was active in raising his voice against the ‘Ghalughara week’ (Operation Blue Star anniversary) the police commissioner said The deceased was a cable operator by profession and was running his business for the last many years in the city Condemning the killing Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said it seemed that there was no law and order in the state under the Congress rule In a press release the SAD president said that a "wave of violence had been sweeping through the state" with impunity He accused the Captain Amarinder Singh government of allowing miscreants to make a mockery of the law of the land "The high-profile killings have been on the rise despite the tall claims made by the state police of containing such incidents of violence" he claimed If the government does not act the situation can turn from bad to worse putting in danger the communal harmony in this border state he added Meanwhile the Punjab Shiv Sena flayed the gunning down of the Hindu leader In a statement the Sena’s state vice-president Rajesh Palta alleged that the killing of Hindu leaders one after the other was indicative of revival of terrorism in Punjab "If Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh does not tackle the issue with an iron hand and instead carries on with the SAD-BJP policy of soft-pedalling over religious fundamentalists then Punjab will again plunge into the dark days of terrorism like in the past and there will be danger to national integrity and amity" he claimed By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 22 2016 2:31 pm From L to R: Ahmad Rizvi Anand Choudha and Jawed Habib (Photo: IANS) Related News UAE-based digital platform for beauty and wellness services Beawel launched its operation in India here on Tuesday Beawel aims to make spa salon and fitness centres accessible to everyone through its user website and mobile app “The company started last year in Dubai We will start our global operations from this year We will also move to Egypt and Turkey Beauty and wellness sections are generally ignored That’s why we thought of coming up with it” Beawel chief executive officer Anand Choudha told IANS at the launch of Beawel which was inaugurated by hair expert Jawed Habib here “For the travel industry there are sites that make booking and ticketing easy The second place people spend their money on is a restaurant So there are many portals that give the search review and buy options for restaurants as well But for beauty and wellness there are hardly any” he added “India’s beauty and wellness market is set to double from approximately Rs 40000 crore in 2012-2013 to Rs 80000 crore by 2017-2018 India is a hot bed of consumerism and talent today The middle class and the upper middle class are forthcoming to new trends and they have disposable income too We can’t ignore India” said the Dubai-based Choudha who co-founded Beawel with Ahmad Rizvi The site can help merchants get more footfall and feedback from their consumers Beauty and wellness savvy people can now just go online and check a nearby salon or wellness centre according to their vicinity and preference To ensure they give the best to their users Beawel will list those salons and spas and fitness centres that already have a chain in the country “There will be a certain price bracket as well as our target is the middle class and the upper middle class” For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Panjim | Published: November 22 2016 2:10 pm Imtiaz Ali who is known for showing various exotic locations and travel as a crucial part of his narration says that shooting films abroad is not as easy as people assume it to be Top News Director Imtiaz Ali who is known for showing various exotic locations and travel as a crucial part of his narration says that shooting films abroad is not as easy as people assume it to be “It is no less difficult to shoot a film abroad Actually everything depends on how bureaucratic the country or the place is For instance central Europe is very film friendly and they welcome film directors for shooting” he said during a session at NFDC Film Bazaar here “On the other hand it is very difficult to shoot in London…As a director you do not feel free while shooting the scene” the award-winning filmmaker added “In our country the threat could be something different Maybe you are shooting in a rural area and a group of drunk people bother the shooting unit So there are challenges of different types” he added He explored some beautiful locations while helming films like Jab We Met Rockstar Highway and Tamasha On the other hand when it comes to travel it gives him a space to create a new story in his mind and perhaps that again drives him to go back to those locations to shoot those films Giving an insight Imtiaz said: “When I travel off work I feel free and a thousand things go around in my mind That is not the time when I intend to look for the character or to write a story Nevertheless yes there are very half-baked thoughts I get that I work on later” “Therefore when they become a story it has a travel in them Then again I go back to places to shoot those stories like that It becomes a cyclical process then” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shamnad Basheer | Published: March 14 2016 2:21 am World over compulsory licensing is largely a matter of government discretion to be invoked at the government’s pleasure Top News In a dramatic development US industry groups recently claimed the Indian government offered them a “private” assurance that compulsory licences will not be issued save in emergencies and for non-commercial purposes Needless to state such an assurance flies in the face of the Patents Act and the public health safeguards enshrined in it Illustratively Section 84 mandates that a compulsory licence be granted in favour of third parties if the patented invention (such as a drug) is excessively priced or not available sufficiently Relying on this Natco an Indian generic manufacturer applied for India’s first compulsory licence some years ago and convinced the patent office that Bayer’s patented drug for kidney cancer Sorafenib Tosylate was excessively priced and available to hardly 2 per cent of patients In sharp contrast to Bayer’s Rs 28 lakh per month price tag Natco offered to sell its version of the drug at Rs 8800 per month The controller of patents granted a licence upon the payment of a 6 per cent royalty rate to Bayer ensuring this was not a zero-sum game but one that could potentially benefit the patent owner as well given Natco’s knack of selling in markets beyond the ordinary purview of the high-priced patented drug Upon appeal by Bayer the patent office decision was validated with some minor modifications in royalty rates Unfortunately despite this excellent start to the invocation of an important public health safeguard no other licence has been granted since World over compulsory licensing is largely a matter of government discretion to be invoked at the government’s pleasure However in India Section 84 makes clear it’s a legal entitlement that cannot be pimped away through private assurances to foreign friends Rather the government is obliged to adjudicate each application on merit donning its robe as a quasi-judicial authority The patent office must therefore be equipped with personnel vested with a fair degree of adjudicatory competence and independence Unfortunately the functioning of regulatory authorities such as the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) suggests our government’s record in ensuring its statutory agencies’ independence has been far from fair In view of the fact that our government is yet to issue a public clarification on this private assurance one is not sure if it intended to cover compulsory licensing as a whole Or meant to restrict it to Section 92 a provision enabling the government to notify compulsory licences (of its own accord) on grounds of national emergency extreme urgency or public non-commercial use As such this licensing is distinct from Section 84 and vests the government with considerably more discretion However “discretion” doesn’t mean the government can choose to ignore circumstances that warrant the exercise of discretion Unfortunately while the first kind of licence (Section 84) was granted at least once in the past the government has yet to issue any notification under Section 92 Even as the health ministry appeared keen on triggering this safeguard for a range of cancer cures the commerce ministry played spoilsport It sent a long list of questions asking for “data” on various aspects of the cancers/ numbers of patients etc This seemingly sound list belies a glaring gap in our public health machinery A lot of health data is difficult to come by given that they reside in the sole possession of private parties like hospitals pharmacies and drug companies Consider cancer a near epidemic now Till date there’s no Central law mandating disclosure of data on patients treatment methods drug pricing etc Interestingly the same data deficit was used by the government to deny the most recent compulsory licensing application under Section 84 to Lee Pharma which bid for a licence against AstraZeneca’s Saxagliptin a patented anti-diabetic drug One finds it paradoxical that the only authority with the legal legitimacy to collect and publish health data transfers this onus to private applicants If serious about its constitutional commitment to good health the government must immediately formulate a legal framework to compel private parties to disclose drug and disease data More importantly it must ensure quasi-judicial authorities (the patent office) remain relatively independent and are infused with sufficient training to ensure a fair impartial and competent dispensation of justice Unfortunately this government appears more keen on the private than the public preferring trade to health nepotic control over regulatory independence and American patents over Indian patients It’s a trade-off likely to only create more misery in India The writer is a visiting professor of law at NLSIU Bangalore and founder of SpicyIP For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News perhaps none more important than Prince.

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