MPs not frequenting their constituencies have rough time Shashi Tharoor

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiJuly 12, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 16:25 IST Shashi Tharoor with Rahul Gandhi.Parliamentarians who have a slightly different relationship with their constituencies and are less frequently seen there have a rough time, according to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.Speaking at a conclave in Delhi on Thursday, Tharoor, who has been elected to the Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala thrice in a row since 2009, said he believes he has done his job properly and that is the reason why people have reposed faith in him.After the recent Lok Sabha elections results, critics attributed the loss of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from his family’s pocket borough Amethi to his disconnect with the voters of that constituency.Tharoor, though, pointed towards only MPs from the BJP and those from northern India in support of his contention.”MPs, particularly those from the north, who have a slightly different relationship with their constituencies and are less frequently seen there have a rough time,” he said.”They are the ones who can perhaps win only in Narendra Modi’s name and they do, like this time. But for most of us what differentiates us is precisely the work we do in our constituencies,” he said.He said people re-elected him as they believe that he has done his job properly.”People have seen me, seen me attending to their needs and that’s why they have trusted and voted for me.”Tharoor was speaking on the topic “Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies” which is also the title of a book by academician Jennifer Bussell.The third edition of the South Asia Conclave organised by Oxford University Press witnessed researchers, policymakers, bureaucrats, academicians, and journalists from debating contemporary ideas that define modern South Asia.The conclave closely examined the key issues impacting the region, such as political challenges related to ethnic and religious diversity, identity politics, ethnic violence, terrorism, separatism, governance, economic growth, gender consciousness, national security, changes in culture and social structure as well as the significance of diaspora.Also Read | Shashi Tharoor uses cricket analogy to criticise Union BudgetAlso Watch | Congress altered ground reality while in power, Shashi Tharoor hits back at PM ModiFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySanchari Chatterjee MPs not frequenting their constituencies have rough time: Shashi TharoorCongress MP Shashi Tharoor has said MPs who do not visit their constituencies often have a tough time.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

Press Trust of India PanajiJuly 13 2019UPDATED July 13 2019 0458 IST

first_img Press Trust of India PanajiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 04:58 IST Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm Saturday. (Photo: PTI)Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said late on Friday night that he would reshuffle the cabinet on Saturday replacing four ministers and the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm.Ten Congress MLAs had on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increasing the strength of the party to 27 on the floor of the House.Pramod Sawant said the three members from a coalition partner, Goa Forward Party, and an Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte would be dropped from the cabinet.Pramod Sawant refused to name the MLAs who would be inducted but said all the four would be from the BJP, with three of them from the legislators who joined the party on Wednesday.Speculations are rife that former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, Philip Nery Rodrigues and Atanasio Monserratte would be inducted in the cabinet along with Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo.Pramod Sawant said the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm Saturday.This would the second cabinet reshuffle by Pramod Sawant since he took over as the chief minister three months ago. In his first cabinet reshuffle, Sawant had inducted MGP’s breakaway MLA Deepak Pauskar after dropping then deputy chief minister Sudin Dhavalikar.Asked why allies are being dropped from the cabinet, the chief minister said the decision has been taken as per directives of the central leadership.”I don’t want to go into details. We have taken this decision to give good governance to the people,” he said.Sawant has the support by three MLAs from the Goa Forward Party and an Independent.Goa Forward Party (GFP) chief and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai had during the day said they are hoping for an amicable solution to the crisis.”The GFP is a part of the NDA and had joined the BJP-led government after talks with the saffron party’s national leadership,” Sardesai said, adding, “The present state BJP leaders were not part of the discussions then. As such, we will take appropriate steps only after talking to NDA leadership at the Centre.””We have not yet received any official communication from the BJP leaders. On the contrary, we have received indications that the matter will be sorted out amicably,” he said.Ten of the 15 Congress MLAs, led by the leader of Opposition, Chandrakant Kavlekar, switched sides and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday.While the 10 MLAs and Lobo returned from Delhi, Sawant stayed back to attend a high-level meeting on Friday evening on the issue of mining in Goa, which has come to a standstill following a February 2018 Supreme Court order.Also Read | Goa CM Pramod Sawant seeks resignation of 3 ministers, independent MLA to induct new facesAlso Watch | Leaderless Congress headed towards self-destruction?For the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkriti Anand New cabinet ministers to be sworn in at 3 pm Saturday: Goa CM Pramod SawantGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant refused to name the MLAs who would be inducted but said all the four would be from the Bharatiya Janata Party, with three of them from the legislators who joined the party on Wednesday.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

Private Member Bill to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism introduced

first_imgPrivate Member Bill to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism introduced in Lok SabhaSanjay Jaiswal (BJP) introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism.”advertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 00:20 IST No discussion took place on the bill | File photo from PTIHIGHLIGHTSAltogether 44 private member bills were introduced in the Lower HouseThe Law Commission had earlier said that compulsory voting was not feasibleBJP’s Sanjay Jaiswal introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism”A private members bill which seeks to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday.Sanjay Jaiswal (BJP) introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism”.No discussion took place on the bill.Altogether 44 private member bills were introduced in the Lower House.Besides, a private member Bill to provide for compulsory voting by the electorate in the country was introduced by Janardan Singh Sigriwal (BJP).The Law Commission had earlier said that compulsory voting was not feasible.Introducing the bill, the Member said that in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, over 33 per cent of registered voters did not vote, which was not a good sign for democracy.He cited example of Algeria, Bolivia, Brazil, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy and Switzerland where there was compulsory votingAdmitting that the country might face some challenges in implementing compulsory voting, Sigriwal said it could provide ‘e-voting’ facilities.Ajay Mishra (BJP) said the country should move forward towards one country, one election.Stating that the voting process should be further simplified and there need not be any compulsory voting, Mishra said if any government collapses before the end of its 5 year term, then the power to govern the state should be vested with governor or President for the remaining tenure.Nishikant Dubey (BJP) said there are 28 countries in the world which had implemented compulsory voting and even after implementing it in Australia the voter turnout was 90 per cent.He demanded a discussion on the Supreme Court order to give NOTA button in EVMs and also the verdict on NJAC.C R Chaudhary (BJP) said the government is mulling sending e-ballot papers to NRI voters residing out of India which can send back via post.While, CM Ramesh (BJP) moved a Constitution Amendment Bill that did not give details, Pratap Singh Bajwa moved “The Safeguarding and Adjucating Farmers’ Economic Rights Commission Bill”.M V Rajeev Gowda introduced The Reserve Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018, while Vandana Chavan introduced bills that included The Children with Specific Learning Disabilities Bill 2018, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education and The Contract Labour Amendment Bill.KTS Tulsi introduced the Criminal Law Amendment Bill, 2019, Binoy Viswan The Minimum Wages Amendment Bill, Vinay P Sahasrabuddhe The Companies Amendment Bill, Vikas Mahatme The Promotion Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Bill and Rakesh Sinha introduced The Population Regulation Bill.Parvesh Sahib Singh (BJP) introduced a bill to provide for the compulsory use of bio-degradabale packaging materiaL in the supply and distribution of certain commodities.This was with the aim to curb the usage of plastic and other such non-degradable material in packaging.Shashi Tharoor (Congress) introduced a bill to provide for the establishement of a States and Union Territories Reorganisation Commission.This is to recommend the reorganisation of States and Union Territories to the Central Government through periodic review of demands for new States or Union Territories.Also Read | Pakistan will not open airspace until India withdraws fighter jets from IAF forward airbasesAlso Read | Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi heckled in London over press censorshipAlso Watch | Army general exposes Pakistan’s lie on terror; Al Qaeda chief threatens India; moreFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byMohak Gupta Tags :Follow Lok SabhaFollow PakistanFollow Terrorism Nextlast_img read more

War of words between Jagan Mohan Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra

first_img Press Trust of India AmaravatiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 00:23 IST Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (right) and leader of opposition N Chandrababu Naidu.A war of words between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and leader of opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu rocked the state Assembly on Friday.Pandemonium prevailed in the House as there were heated exchanges between the two leaders during a debate on interest-free loans for farmers.As the debate on the issue was taken up for second day due to persistent demands by opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Naidu reeled out statistics from different documents to deny the allegations by Jagan Reddy that the previous government did not implement zero per cent interest scheme.As the chief minister had on Thursday dared Naidu to resign and leave the House for failing to give even a penny to the farmers, Naidu hit back at Jagan Reddy by providing the statistics. “Will you resign now or apologise to people?” the TDP chief asked the chief minister, evoking protest from treasury benches.Countering Naidu, Jagan Reddy said the TDP government provided only Rs 600 crore for the scheme while it should have given Rs 11,600 crore in five years. He said Naidu was claiming a great achievement by giving just 5 per cent money.There were repeated interruptions when the chief minister was speaking. Irked over this, he remarked “We are 151. If we decide you will not be seen around.”When TDP leader Atchan Naidu tried to intervene, Jagan Reddy asked him to sit and taunted him. “The man is of this size, but the brain is not of that level. You don’t know what to speak and what not to speak,” said the chief minister.Speaker T. Seetharam also reprimanded the TDP members for repeatedly creating disruptions.YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has 151 members in 175-member Assembly. The TDP’s strength is 23.ALSO READ | Andhra Pradesh: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy govt presents its first budgetALSO WATCH | Rahul Gandhi finally steps down as party president; Jaganmohan Reddy’s demolition spree; moreFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnupriya Thakur Tags :Follow Jagan Reddy Next War of words between Jagan Mohan Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra AssemblyA war of words between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and leader of opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu rocked the state Assembly on Friday.advertisementlast_img read more

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first_img Vidya MumbaiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 00:15 IST Mumbai’s Tulsi lake overflowed at 7 pm on Friday. (Photo: ANI)Mumbai’s Tulsi lake overflowed at 7 pm on Friday due to incessant rains. Last year, the monsoon arrived late and the lake filled to its capacity on July 9.This year, the rainfall in the catchment areas was higher and the lake overflowed.Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) said, “One of Mumbai’s sources of water supply, lake Tulsi started overflowing, today.”Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO): One of Mumbai’s sources of water supply, lake Tulsi started overflowing, today. (File pic) pic.twitter.com/1i2NkpY99x ANI (@ANI) July 12, 2019Tulsi is the smallest lake which has a share of 1 per cent in the total water supply. The other one is Vihar Lake. Both of the lakes are located in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP).Meanwhile, water quantum in lakes supplying to Mumbai’s needs rose further touching almost as much as last year’s water stocks the same day.The total water stocks on Friday was 6.35 lakh million litre or 43.92% of the required stocks.Last year on July 12, the total water stocks stood at 6.36 lakh million litre or 44 per cent of the required quantum, according to Times of India.There was a significant rise in water stocks as compared to a day earlier as well. On Thursday, the total water quantum stood at 5.47 lakh million litre or 37.83 per cent.The total required water stocks in all the seven lakes is 14.47 lakh million litres.Also Read | Mumbai rains: Flight operations briefly suspended at Chhatrapati Shivaji airport due to low visibilityAlso Watch | Mumbai rains: Is City of Dreams now Ram bharose?For the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byShifa Naseer Tags :Follow Mumbai rainsFollow Tulsi lake Mumbai’s Tulsi lake overflows due to heavy rainsTulsi is the smallest lake which has a share of 1 per cent in the total water supply. The other one is Vihar Lake.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

War of words between Jagan Mohan Reddy and Chandra

first_imgWar of words between Jagan Mohan Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra AssemblyA war of words between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and leader of opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu rocked the state Assembly on Friday.advertisement Next Press Trust of India AmaravatiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 00:23 IST Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (right) and leader of opposition N Chandrababu Naidu.A war of words between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and leader of opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu rocked the state Assembly on Friday.Pandemonium prevailed in the House as there were heated exchanges between the two leaders during a debate on interest-free loans for farmers.As the debate on the issue was taken up for second day due to persistent demands by opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Naidu reeled out statistics from different documents to deny the allegations by Jagan Reddy that the previous government did not implement zero per cent interest scheme.As the chief minister had on Thursday dared Naidu to resign and leave the House for failing to give even a penny to the farmers, Naidu hit back at Jagan Reddy by providing the statistics. “Will you resign now or apologise to people?” the TDP chief asked the chief minister, evoking protest from treasury benches.Countering Naidu, Jagan Reddy said the TDP government provided only Rs 600 crore for the scheme while it should have given Rs 11,600 crore in five years. He said Naidu was claiming a great achievement by giving just 5 per cent money.There were repeated interruptions when the chief minister was speaking. Irked over this, he remarked “We are 151. If we decide you will not be seen around.”When TDP leader Atchan Naidu tried to intervene, Jagan Reddy asked him to sit and taunted him. “The man is of this size, but the brain is not of that level. You don’t know what to speak and what not to speak,” said the chief minister.Speaker T. Seetharam also reprimanded the TDP members for repeatedly creating disruptions.YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has 151 members in 175-member Assembly. The TDP’s strength is 23.ALSO READ | Andhra Pradesh: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy govt presents its first budgetALSO WATCH | Rahul Gandhi finally steps down as party president; Jaganmohan Reddy’s demolition spree; moreFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnupriya Thakur Tags :Follow Jagan Reddylast_img read more

Press Trust of India PanajiJuly 13 2019UPDATED

first_img Press Trust of India PanajiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 04:58 IST Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm Saturday. (Photo: PTI)Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said late on Friday night that he would reshuffle the cabinet on Saturday replacing four ministers and the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm.Ten Congress MLAs had on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increasing the strength of the party to 27 on the floor of the House.Pramod Sawant said the three members from a coalition partner, Goa Forward Party, and an Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte would be dropped from the cabinet.Pramod Sawant refused to name the MLAs who would be inducted but said all the four would be from the BJP, with three of them from the legislators who joined the party on Wednesday.Speculations are rife that former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, Philip Nery Rodrigues and Atanasio Monserratte would be inducted in the cabinet along with Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo.Pramod Sawant said the swearing-in ceremony would be held at 3 pm Saturday.This would the second cabinet reshuffle by Pramod Sawant since he took over as the chief minister three months ago. In his first cabinet reshuffle, Sawant had inducted MGP’s breakaway MLA Deepak Pauskar after dropping then deputy chief minister Sudin Dhavalikar.Asked why allies are being dropped from the cabinet, the chief minister said the decision has been taken as per directives of the central leadership.”I don’t want to go into details. We have taken this decision to give good governance to the people,” he said.Sawant has the support by three MLAs from the Goa Forward Party and an Independent.Goa Forward Party (GFP) chief and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai had during the day said they are hoping for an amicable solution to the crisis.”The GFP is a part of the NDA and had joined the BJP-led government after talks with the saffron party’s national leadership,” Sardesai said, adding, “The present state BJP leaders were not part of the discussions then. As such, we will take appropriate steps only after talking to NDA leadership at the Centre.””We have not yet received any official communication from the BJP leaders. On the contrary, we have received indications that the matter will be sorted out amicably,” he said.Ten of the 15 Congress MLAs, led by the leader of Opposition, Chandrakant Kavlekar, switched sides and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday.While the 10 MLAs and Lobo returned from Delhi, Sawant stayed back to attend a high-level meeting on Friday evening on the issue of mining in Goa, which has come to a standstill following a February 2018 Supreme Court order.Also Read | Goa CM Pramod Sawant seeks resignation of 3 ministers, independent MLA to induct new facesAlso Watch | Leaderless Congress headed towards self-destruction?For the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkriti Anand Next New cabinet ministers to be sworn in at 3 pm Saturday: Goa CM Pramod SawantGoa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant refused to name the MLAs who would be inducted but said all the four would be from the Bharatiya Janata Party, with three of them from the legislators who joined the party on Wednesday.advertisementlast_img read more

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first_img Next Press Trust of India New DelhiJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 00:20 IST No discussion took place on the bill | File photo from PTIHIGHLIGHTSAltogether 44 private member bills were introduced in the Lower HouseThe Law Commission had earlier said that compulsory voting was not feasibleBJP’s Sanjay Jaiswal introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism”A private members bill which seeks to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday.Sanjay Jaiswal (BJP) introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism”.No discussion took place on the bill.Altogether 44 private member bills were introduced in the Lower House.Besides, a private member Bill to provide for compulsory voting by the electorate in the country was introduced by Janardan Singh Sigriwal (BJP).The Law Commission had earlier said that compulsory voting was not feasible.Introducing the bill, the Member said that in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, over 33 per cent of registered voters did not vote, which was not a good sign for democracy.He cited example of Algeria, Bolivia, Brazil, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy and Switzerland where there was compulsory votingAdmitting that the country might face some challenges in implementing compulsory voting, Sigriwal said it could provide ‘e-voting’ facilities.Ajay Mishra (BJP) said the country should move forward towards one country, one election.Stating that the voting process should be further simplified and there need not be any compulsory voting, Mishra said if any government collapses before the end of its 5 year term, then the power to govern the state should be vested with governor or President for the remaining tenure.Nishikant Dubey (BJP) said there are 28 countries in the world which had implemented compulsory voting and even after implementing it in Australia the voter turnout was 90 per cent.He demanded a discussion on the Supreme Court order to give NOTA button in EVMs and also the verdict on NJAC.C R Chaudhary (BJP) said the government is mulling sending e-ballot papers to NRI voters residing out of India which can send back via post.While, CM Ramesh (BJP) moved a Constitution Amendment Bill that did not give details, Pratap Singh Bajwa moved “The Safeguarding and Adjucating Farmers’ Economic Rights Commission Bill”.M V Rajeev Gowda introduced The Reserve Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018, while Vandana Chavan introduced bills that included The Children with Specific Learning Disabilities Bill 2018, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education and The Contract Labour Amendment Bill.KTS Tulsi introduced the Criminal Law Amendment Bill, 2019, Binoy Viswan The Minimum Wages Amendment Bill, Vinay P Sahasrabuddhe The Companies Amendment Bill, Vikas Mahatme The Promotion Social and Emotional Learning in Schools Bill and Rakesh Sinha introduced The Population Regulation Bill.Parvesh Sahib Singh (BJP) introduced a bill to provide for the compulsory use of bio-degradabale packaging materiaL in the supply and distribution of certain commodities.This was with the aim to curb the usage of plastic and other such non-degradable material in packaging.Shashi Tharoor (Congress) introduced a bill to provide for the establishement of a States and Union Territories Reorganisation Commission.This is to recommend the reorganisation of States and Union Territories to the Central Government through periodic review of demands for new States or Union Territories.Also Read | Pakistan will not open airspace until India withdraws fighter jets from IAF forward airbasesAlso Read | Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi heckled in London over press censorshipAlso Watch | Army general exposes Pakistan’s lie on terror; Al Qaeda chief threatens India; moreFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byMohak Gupta Tags :Follow Lok SabhaFollow PakistanFollow Terrorism Private Member Bill to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism introduced in Lok SabhaSanjay Jaiswal (BJP) introduced the bill “to designate Pakistan as state sponsor of terrorism.”advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgJuly 12, 2019 23:59 IST Karnataka political crisis | Kumaraswamy says he will seek trust vote Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, and Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara, during the monsoon session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly, at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru July 12, 2019.   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar July 12, 2019 09:37 IST Printable version | Jul 13, 2019 8:02:43 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/karnataka-political-crisis-live-updates-july-11-2019/article28396367.ece Recommended for you Updated: Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection. Next Story  11.40 amOnly obituary reference todayKarnataka Legislative Assembly has listed only “obituary reference” in the list of business for the day. The Legislative Assembly will assemble in the afternoon and will pay homage to former legislators and eminent personalities who passed away since February when the Assembly last met. The Assembly is usually adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to the departed souls.11.30 amBJP awaits SC rulingThe opposition BJP is awaiting a Supreme Court ruling on the petitions of the 10 rebel MLAs and the Karnataka Assembly Speaker on their resignations for its next move against the coalition government.“We are waiting for the Supreme Court verdict on the petitions of the rebel legislators and the Speaker’s plea for more time to decide on their resignations as hearing on them is scheduled later in the day for our next move in the Assembly,” Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman G. Madhusudana told IANS.11.20 amAnil Chacko Joseph, a Bengaluru resident, seeks to intervene in Supreme Court on Karnataka rebel MLAs’ plea. He says en masse resignation by Karnataka MLAs is a mockery of their electorate. They cannot be voted for one ideology and later join an ideology diametrically opposite.The apex court allowed Mr. Chacko to be heard as intervenor in the matter.— Krishnadas Rajagopal Will they, won’t they?As 20 MLAs had skipped the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Monday, it would be interesting to watch whether a group of them, allegedly staying at a hotel in Mumbai at the behest of the BJP since Saturday last, would attend the session or not on Friday. The whip issued by Ganesh Hukkeri (Congress) is virtually a warning to the MLAs that they would be disqualified under the Anti-Defection Law if they skipped the legislature proceedings.Though the Lower House listed its Friday’s agenda as “official” business, the House is unlikely to run smoothly, given the charged political atmosphere in the State. Members of the governing and Opposition parties are expected to indulge in sloganeering and blame each other for the ongoing political stalemate, unless the House is adjourned after the obituary reference.Read more SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. Comments K.R. Ramesh Kumar SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER  The Supreme Court has commenced hearing on plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs seeking acceptance of their resignations by Assembly Speaker.Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the MLAs, says the Speaker has not taken decision on resignations. He claims the idea behind keeping resignation issue alive and pending is to bind the MLAs to party whip.Does the Speaker have power to challenge SC order, CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks Speaker’s counsel. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Speaker, refers to provisions and says he holds constitutional post.Rebel MLAs say the Speaker questioned their move to approach SC and said “go to hell” to them in front of media. Mr. Singhvi intervenes. “Speaker is very senior member of Assembly, he knows Constitutional law. He can’t be maligned, lampooned like this,” Mr. Singhvi says.Speaker can be given one or two days to decide on resignations. If he does not decide, contempt notice can be issued against him, MLAs’ counsel argues.11.50 amIn the meantime, Congress has clarified Youth Congress hasn’t been invloved in any petition related to the rebel MLAs’ plea in the Supreme Court. KPCC president Dinesh Gundu Rao also tweeted saying there is no organisation called KPCC Youth wing. The monsoon session of Karnataka Legislature began on Friday with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy seeking time for a trust vote.After a spate of resignations which are still under scrutiny by the Assembly Speaker, the Congress-JD(S) coalition has a strength of 100 MLAs, five fewer than the BJP.Here are the updates:2 p.m.Rayaraddi speaks about possibility of habeus corpus writ for rebel MLAsSpeaking to the press in Hubballi on Fruday, Former Minister and Congress leader Basavaraj Rayaraddi has spoken about the possibility of moving a habeus corpus application before the court with regard to the disgruntled MLAs who are now in Mumbai.Play VideoPauseUnmuteCurrent Time 0:01/Duration Time 1:01Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -1:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneMr. Rayaraddi termed the incident as a case of illegal confinement and said that there was possibility of approaching the court to seek directions to make the rebels attend the legislature session.He was also of the opinion that the Speaker could reject all the resignations based on the ongoing developments.1.20 pmCM of Karnataka says he will seek trust voteAmidst the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has said in the House that he would seek trust vote.”In the light of various developments, I have deciding on seeking trust vote,” said the chief minister. He sought time from the Speaker to do the same.The legislature session began on Friday, even as Karnataka is gripped by a political crisis with 16 Congress and JDS MLAs submitting their resignations. A case related to the resignations is pending before the Supreme Court. The Apex Court heard the case today and adjourned it to Tuesday.1.10 pmSupreme Court restrains SpeakerAfter hearing the arguments, the Bench directs Karnataka Speaker to maintain status quo as of Friday with regard to resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs.The Supreme Court says it will hear matter further on July 16.Read more We may remove hyperlinks within comments. PRINT The Hindu Net Desk The Hindu Net Deskcenter_img 3 July 12, 2019 09:37 IST Comments © THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD. Related TopicsKarnatakaKarnataka Updated:  12.50 pmIn Supreme Court, the counsel of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy alleges that the order on resignations was passed without issuing notice to Speaker.MLAs in plea have levelled corruption allegations and order was passed without hearing me, the counsel pleading on behalf of Karnataka CM tells the BenchSenior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for Mr. Kumaraswamy, tells the court that one of the rebel MLAs was involved in Ponzi scheme for which government is being accused of.The Speaker was not served copy of petition and the plea was controverted by rebel MLAs, Mr. Singhvi says.12.25 pmSC commences hearing on plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs Close XConsidering habeas corpus petition: Rayaraddi Registrar: Sewage flow into Kukkarahalli lake stopped Mysuru horse tests positive for glandersSchools insisting on Aadhaar, say parentsRevanna seeks divine intervention againAnand Mahal may become tourism information centre 229 villages in Kalaburagi dist. reeling under water scarcity Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs skip day one of session42.47% clear SSLC supplementary examInternational conference on computational intelligence Considering habeas corpus petition: Rayaraddi Registrar: Sewage flow into Kukkarahalli lake stopped Mysuru horse tests positive for glandersSchools insisting on Aadhaar, say parentsRevanna seeks divine intervention againAnand Mahal may become tourism information centre 229 villages in Kalaburagi dist. reeling under water scarcity Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs skip day one of session42.47% clear SSLC supplementary examInternational conference on computational intelligence Considering habeas corpus petition: Rayaraddi Registrar: Sewage flow into Kukkarahalli lake stopped Mysuru horse tests positive for glandersSchools insisting on Aadhaar, say parents1 / 10 more-in Share Article HoneyJust In Time For Prime Day: The Amazon Trick You Need to KnowHoney|SponsoredSponsoredUndoProgressive$699 average annual savings for drivers who switch and save.Progressive|SponsoredSponsoredUndoFigLeaf AppComplete Online Anonymity Is One Click AwayFigLeaf App|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNucific Bio X-4 SupplementUS Obesity Doctor Reveals the No.1 Worst Carb You’re EatingNucific Bio X-4 Supplement|SponsoredSponsoredUndoKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue Book|SponsoredSponsoredUndoThrone: Free Online GamesPlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addicted!Throne: Free Online Games|SponsoredSponsoredUndoFisher InvestmentsAre You Ready for Retirement? 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first_img India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” a report by the United Nations said. The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) was released on Thursday. The report said that in the 101 countries studied — 31 low income, 68 middle income and 2 high income – 1.3 billion people are “multidimensionally poor”, which means that poverty is defined not simply by income, but by a number of indicators, including poor health, poor quality of work and the threat of violence. The report identifies 10 countries, with a combined population of around 2 billion people, to illustrate the level of poverty reduction, and all of them have shown statistically significant progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 1, namely ending poverty “in all its forms, everywhere”. Play VideoPauseUnmuteCurrent Time 0:04/Duration Time 0:39Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:34 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneThe 10 countries are Bangladesh, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru and Vietnam. The report said that within these 10 countries, data shows that 270 million people moved out of multidimensional poverty from one survey to the next. “This progress was largely driven by South Asia. In India, there were 271 million fewer people in poverty in 2016 than in 2006, while in Bangladesh the number dropped by 19 million between 2004 and 2014,” it said. The report noted that of the 10 selected countries for which changes over time were analysed, India and Cambodia reduced their MPI values the fastest — and they did not leave the poorest groups behind. India’s MPI value reduced from 0.283 in 2005-06 to 0.123 in 2015-16. Noting the examples of pro-poor reduction, where the poorest regions improved the fastest, the report said that Jharkhand in India reduced the incidence of multidimensional poverty from 74.9% in 2005-06 to 46.5% in 2015-16. Mondol Kiri and Rattanak Kiri in Cambodia reduced it from 71.0% to 55.9% between 2010 and 2014. Ethiopia, India and Peru significantly reduced deprivations in all 10 indicators, namely nutrition, sanitation, child mortality, drinking water, years of schooling, electricity, school attendance, housing, cooking fuel and assets. In 2005-2006, the population in India living in multidimensional poverty stood at about 640 million people (55.1%) and this reduced to 369 million people (27.9%) living in poverty in 2015-16. India saw significant reductions in number of people who are multidimensionally poor and deprived in each of the 10 indicators over this time period. India reduced deprivation in nutrition from 44.3% in 2005-06 to 21.2% in 2015-16, child mortality dropped from 4.5% to 2.2%, people deprived of cooking fuel reduced from 52.9% to 26.2%, deprivation in sanitation from 50.4% to 24.6%, those deprived of drinking water reduced from 16.6% to 6.2 %. Further more people gained access to electricity as deprivation was reduced from 29.1% to 8.6%, housing from 44.9% to 23.6% and assets deprivation from 37.6% to 9.5%. The trends in these 10 countries also shine a light on where poverty reduction has been uneven, despite the good progress overall, it said.“In all 10 countries rural areas are poorer than urban areas. In Cambodia, Haiti, India and Peru poverty reduction in rural areas outpaced that in urban areas — demonstrating pro-poor development — and in Bangladesh and Democratic Republic of the Congo poverty fell at the same speed in rural and urban areas, it added. The report also showed that children suffer poverty more intensely than adults and are more likely to be deprived in all 10 of the MPI indicators, lacking essentials such as clean water, sanitation, adequate nutrition or primary education. Child poverty fell markedly faster than adult poverty in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Haiti, India and Peru. But children fell further behind in Ethiopia, and their progress—together with that of adults—stalled in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Pakistan. Globally, of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million— now live in middle-income countries. A further 440 million live in low-income countries. Even more staggering, worldwide, one in three children is multidimensionally poor, compared to one in six adults. That means that nearly half of the people living in multidimensional poverty — 663 million — are children, with the youngest children bearing the greatest burden. The vast majority of these children, around 85 %, live in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, split roughly equally between the two regions. The report underscored that the traditional concept of poverty is outdated, demonstrating more clearly than ever that labelling countries – or even households – as rich and poor is an oversimplification.“To fight poverty, one needs to know where poor people live. They are not evenly spread across a country, not even within a household,” UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner said. 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Palaniswami had announced mitigating Chennai’s water woes by getting drinking water supplied from Jolarpettai with an allocation of Rs 65 crore. Water train from Vellore on its way to Chennai July 12, 2019 15:42 IST Printable version | Jul 13, 2019 7:33:28 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/train-carrying-water-from-jolarpettai-arrives-in-chennai/article28409328.ece Comments We may remove hyperlinks within comments. Updated: Share Article The train, carrying 50,000 litres of water departed from Jolarpettai, Vellore district. Close XForced out of his house by govt., disabled man has no place to goSuicide or murder? 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Youth arrested for strangulating girlfriend Watch: Train carrying million litres of water arrives in ChennaiPresident visits Athi Varadar1 / 10 Next Story Central team reviews water-saving efforts © THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD. Chennai Updated: Chennai, A train carrying 2.5 million litres of water arrived in Chennai, which has been grappling with an acute water crisis over the past few months, officials said on July 12.The train with 50 tank wagons (BTPN), carrying 50,000 litres of water in each of them from Jolarpettai in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district, reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam on the afternoon of July 12.Around 100 inlet pipes installed near the railway tracks would be used to discharge 2.5 million litres of water in all the wagons to be sent to a treatment plant after passing through a conduit, an official of Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board said.“After treatment it would be sent for distribution. This arrangement has been made for the next six months until the (advent of the) north-east monsoon,” the official told PTI.Also Read 0 PRINT July 12, 2019 17:30 ISTcenter_img Water train from Vellore arrives in Chennai Chennai, Watch: Train carrying million litres of water arrives in Chennai PTI July 12, 2019 17:30 IST Comments SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER Related Articles Recommended for you  The train was supposed to reach Chennai on July 11, but leakages in the valves led to the delay. Jolarpettai is 217 km away from the southern metropolis.All the arrangements took around 20 days of time to complete.The initiative would be formally inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Ministers later in the day, the official said. Previous StoryWatch: Train carrying million litres of water arrives in Chennai SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. 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first_imgJuly 13, 2019 01:33 IST Sriram Lakshman Share Article Updated: Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection. Anshula Kant. File  | Photo Credit: MAIL July 12, 2019 22:41 IST SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. Next Story Child suicide bomber kills 5 at wedding in Afghanistan PRINT Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not ‘the’, n is not ‘and’). Comments Sriram Lakshman We may remove hyperlinks within comments. Previous StoryU.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source International The World Bank Group on Friday announced that Anshula Kant, an Indian national, has been appointed its next MD and CFO. Ms. Kant will be the first woman CFO of the Bank.“Anshula brings more than 35 years of expertise in finance, banking, and innovative use of technology through her work as CFO of the State Bank of India,” World Bank Group president David Malpass said via a statement.“She’s excelled at a diverse array of leadership challenges including risk, treasury, funding, regulatory compliance and operations. I look forward to welcoming her to our management team as we work to increase our effectiveness in supporting good development outcomes.” Play VideoPauseUnmuteCurrent Time 0:02/Duration Time 0:59Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:56 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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Her duties will include risk management and financial reporting and she will work with the Bank’s CEO to mobilise financial resources.Ms. Kant has holds an Honours degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College and a post-graduate degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. 2 Washington DC, SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER India’s Anshula Kant is World Bank MD and CFO The article had erroneously stated that Anshula Kant was the first woman MD of The World Bank more-in July 12, 2019 22:41 IST Comments Updated: Related Articles Recommended for you Next Story Related TopicsBusinessInternational AAA July 13, 2019 01:33 IST Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published. © THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD. 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first_img Previous StorySix Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy drinking water  All necessary pipeline arrangements to shift the water from the wagons to Kilpauk Water Works are ready, a senior Metro water official said.On Wednesday, workers were busy connecting the 400 mm pipeline laid between the tracks to other pipelines. It has been laid for a distance of nearly 700 metres to match the length of the train.Water will reach the Kilpauk water works located three km away and then get distributed to various parts of the city.Two trains with 50 wagons each have been commissioned for the purpose. While one will be stationed near Jolarpet, another will be housed at the Avadi railway yard, according to sources. We may remove hyperlinks within comments. 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The water, transported in 50 bogie wagons, is expected to reach the city at around 2 p.m.A senior official of the Southern Railway said the water wagon would by arriving at Villivakkam where State Ministers would be present to receive the train. Updated: July 12, 2019 09:16 IST July 12, 2019 16:18 IST Tamil Nadu The wagon carrying about 50,000 litres of water to Chennai, crossing the Chennai Bangaluru National Highway in Ambur on Friday, July 12, 2019.  | Photo Credit: C. Venkatachalapathy Recommended for you Next Story A much-awaited water wagon train on the way to Chennai. The scene captured at Ponnai river bridge near Tiruvalam, Ranipet on Friday. SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. Water train from Vellore on its way to Chennailast_img read more

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first_imgNext Story Water train from Vellore on its way to Chennai India lifted 271 million people out of poverty in 10 years: UN According to a UN report, India and Cambodia reduced their Multidimensional Poverty Index values the fastest.   | Photo Credit: Shaju John July 12, 2019 10:55 IST more-in National United Nations, Share Article United Nations, Related TopicsNationalUnited Nations PTI FigLeaf AppComplete Online Anonymity Is One Click AwayFigLeaf App|SponsoredSponsoredUndoProgressive$699 average annual savings for drivers who switch and save.Progressive|SponsoredSponsoredUndoKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue Book|SponsoredSponsoredUndoThrone: Free Online GamesPlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addicted!Throne: Free Online Games|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTopix33 Hilarious Airport SignsTopix|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMyFinanceTwo Accounts Your Bank Doesn’t Want You to Know AboutMyFinance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoFisher InvestmentsAre You Ready for Retirement? 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India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” a report by the United Nations said. The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) was released on Thursday. The report said that in the 101 countries studied — 31 low income, 68 middle income and 2 high income – 1.3 billion people are “multidimensionally poor”, which means that poverty is defined not simply by income, but by a number of indicators, including poor health, poor quality of work and the threat of violence. The report identifies 10 countries, with a combined population of around 2 billion people, to illustrate the level of poverty reduction, and all of them have shown statistically significant progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 1, namely ending poverty “in all its forms, everywhere”. Play VideoPlayUnmuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneThe 10 countries are Bangladesh, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru and Vietnam. The report said that within these 10 countries, data shows that 270 million people moved out of multidimensional poverty from one survey to the next. “This progress was largely driven by South Asia. In India, there were 271 million fewer people in poverty in 2016 than in 2006, while in Bangladesh the number dropped by 19 million between 2004 and 2014,” it said. The report noted that of the 10 selected countries for which changes over time were analysed, India and Cambodia reduced their MPI values the fastest — and they did not leave the poorest groups behind. India’s MPI value reduced from 0.283 in 2005-06 to 0.123 in 2015-16. Noting the examples of pro-poor reduction, where the poorest regions improved the fastest, the report said that Jharkhand in India reduced the incidence of multidimensional poverty from 74.9% in 2005-06 to 46.5% in 2015-16. Mondol Kiri and Rattanak Kiri in Cambodia reduced it from 71.0% to 55.9% between 2010 and 2014. Ethiopia, India and Peru significantly reduced deprivations in all 10 indicators, namely nutrition, sanitation, child mortality, drinking water, years of schooling, electricity, school attendance, housing, cooking fuel and assets. In 2005-2006, the population in India living in multidimensional poverty stood at about 640 million people (55.1%) and this reduced to 369 million people (27.9%) living in poverty in 2015-16. India saw significant reductions in number of people who are multidimensionally poor and deprived in each of the 10 indicators over this time period. India reduced deprivation in nutrition from 44.3% in 2005-06 to 21.2% in 2015-16, child mortality dropped from 4.5% to 2.2%, people deprived of cooking fuel reduced from 52.9% to 26.2%, deprivation in sanitation from 50.4% to 24.6%, those deprived of drinking water reduced from 16.6% to 6.2 %. Further more people gained access to electricity as deprivation was reduced from 29.1% to 8.6%, housing from 44.9% to 23.6% and assets deprivation from 37.6% to 9.5%. The trends in these 10 countries also shine a light on where poverty reduction has been uneven, despite the good progress overall, it said.“In all 10 countries rural areas are poorer than urban areas. In Cambodia, Haiti, India and Peru poverty reduction in rural areas outpaced that in urban areas — demonstrating pro-poor development — and in Bangladesh and Democratic Republic of the Congo poverty fell at the same speed in rural and urban areas, it added. The report also showed that children suffer poverty more intensely than adults and are more likely to be deprived in all 10 of the MPI indicators, lacking essentials such as clean water, sanitation, adequate nutrition or primary education. Child poverty fell markedly faster than adult poverty in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Haiti, India and Peru. But children fell further behind in Ethiopia, and their progress—together with that of adults—stalled in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Pakistan. Globally, of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million— now live in middle-income countries. A further 440 million live in low-income countries. Even more staggering, worldwide, one in three children is multidimensionally poor, compared to one in six adults. That means that nearly half of the people living in multidimensional poverty — 663 million — are children, with the youngest children bearing the greatest burden. The vast majority of these children, around 85 %, live in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, split roughly equally between the two regions. The report underscored that the traditional concept of poverty is outdated, demonstrating more clearly than ever that labelling countries – or even households – as rich and poor is an oversimplification.“To fight poverty, one needs to know where poor people live. They are not evenly spread across a country, not even within a household,” UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner said. The report also highlighted a positive trend that those furthest behind are moving up the fastest. July 12, 2019 10:22 IST © THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD. Related Articles PTI poverty Updated: SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER Printable version | Jul 13, 2019 7:55:42 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-lifted-271-million-people-out-of-poverty-in-10-years-un/article28397694.ece Previous StoryThree ex-Congress MLAs, one from BJP likely to join Goa Cabinet Close XU.P. BJP legislator’s daughter moves court for protectionKarnataka political crisis | Trinamool organises Opposition protest in Parliament Madrassa students beaten up for refusing to chant Jai Shri Ram in Uttar PradeshCBI books former Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki No intrusion by China in Demchok: Gen. Rawat Floods displace over 4 lakh in AssamUri, Balakot showed India’s political resolve: Gen. 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first_imgUpdated: Irony dies a painful death in a seemingly superfluous scene somewhere in the middle of Super 30 when a woman falsely accuses mathematics genius Anand Kumar (Hrithik Roshan) of sexual harassment. Of course, we might be told that it did happen for real, that Kumar had to actually face such a terrible obstacle in his greater cause of educating underprivileged kids for Indian Institute of Technology entrance examinations. But to me, the sequence felt strategically placed in what is supposedly a fictionalised account of Kumar’s life; as though in one swipe Vikas Bahl was trying to exonerate himself of all the sexual misconduct charges that were heaped on him in the height of the MeToo movement. Treated casually, like a joke, it also felt like a broad attempt to shame and silence women for bringing such issues to light.As a critic, one is told to separate the art from the artist. It’s an issue I’d be eternally conflicted about. And what of a case so special as this one, in which the artist is planting himself in a passive aggressive way into his work? Does one remain so naive as to not notice, and ignore? Does one buy into it being a mere coincidence?Super 30Director: Vikas BahlStarring: Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur, Virendra Saxena, Pankaj Tripathi, Aditya Srivastava, Vijay Varma, Amit SadhRun time: 154 minutesStoryline: A biographical film on mathematician Anand Kumar’s educational programme of training 30 underprivileged kids for IITThere is lot else that is really amusing about Super 30. Like the blue-blooded Roshan, as Kumar, talking of bringing down the hegemony of the privileged. Harping on how king’s son won’t be the king; the one who truly deserves the crown will claim it. Rather than taking it with any modicum of seriousness I could almost hear Kangana Ranaut spouting Bollywood’s much reviled N word—i.e. nepotism–through Roshan/Kumar. That’s because the film itself remains a feel-good, facile, protracted and eminently boring look at class dynamics while barely touching upon the accompanying caste conundrums.A salutary cause and an inspirational story about the triumph of the underdog doesn’t necessarily make an engaging film. More so when artificiality looms large – be it in the mounting, the dreadful brown-facing of the fair actors or the faux Bihari accents of the urbane fellas. Everything feels rehearsed and consciously righteous. Roshan, in particular, seems to be working too hard at evoking earnestness, ending up being more himself than the character. Lack of spontaneity means a disconnect than empathy for both him and his team of 30. The only one who seems to be improvising is Pankaj Tripathi as the education minister of Bihar but it’s sad to see him getting patronised increasingly as a comedian by the audience than one of India’s finest character actors that he is.The awakening of Kumar’s consciousness is sudden and not well founded at all. The riddles-based Home Alone like climax is laughable than rousing. Super 30 would have worked well had it stuck to being raw and rooted or been a more whimsical take on the disenfranchised like, say a Lagaan. It prefers wallowing in its mediocrity, using some of the hoariest tropes of story-telling – the breaking of a cycle chain standing for the end of life; an invitation letter from Cambridge getting burnt, signifying the death of dreams or a storm portending upheavals in life. The rag tag team of a Lagaan might still be alive in people’s minds but there is not a single memorable character in the entire lot of students here. In fact the staging of Sholay in English by the poor students felt uneasy and gratuitous, showcased for our privileged gaze. There is lot of sensible talk about what’s to be scared of when there is nothing to lose? “Chhalaang Lagana” (to take a long jump) is what the film advocates. Wish it could itself also take a small leap of faith, if not more, cinematically speaking. 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first_imgThe train, carrying 50,000 litres of water departed from Jolarpettai, Vellore district. Chennai Comments Comments Water train from Vellore arrives in Chennai Updated: July 12, 2019 17:30 IST Recommended for you Related TopicsTamil NaduChennaiTamil Nadu PTI AAA PRINT July 12, 2019 15:42 IST Water train from Vellore on its way to Chennai FigLeaf AppComplete Online Anonymity Is One Click AwayFigLeaf App|SponsoredSponsoredUndoProgressive$699 average annual savings for drivers who switch and save.Progressive|SponsoredSponsoredUndoThrone: Free Online GamesPlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addicted!Throne: Free Online Games|SponsoredSponsoredUndoKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue Book|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMyFinanceTwo Accounts Your Bank Doesn’t Want You to Know AboutMyFinance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGundry MDCalling All Carnivores! 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Next Story Central team reviews water-saving efforts A train carrying 2.5 million litres of water arrived in Chennai, which has been grappling with an acute water crisis over the past few months, officials said on July 12.The train with 50 tank wagons (BTPN), carrying 50,000 litres of water in each of them from Jolarpettai in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district, reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam on the afternoon of July 12.Around 100 inlet pipes installed near the railway tracks would be used to discharge 2.5 million litres of water in all the wagons to be sent to a treatment plant after passing through a conduit, an official of Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board said.“After treatment it would be sent for distribution. This arrangement has been made for the next six months until the (advent of the) north-east monsoon,” the official told PTI.Also Read  The train was supposed to reach Chennai on July 11, but leakages in the valves led to the delay. Jolarpettai is 217 km away from the southern metropolis.All the arrangements took around 20 days of time to complete.The initiative would be formally inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Ministers later in the day, the official said. Share Article The water train, carrying 2.5 million litres of water  | Photo Credit: Pichumani Krishnan Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.center_img SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. 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first_imgJuly 12, 2019 22:41 IST India’s Anshula Kant is World Bank MD and CFO PRINT SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER Sriram Lakshman Related Articles July 13, 2019 01:33 IST Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published. Next Story SubmitPlease enter a valid email address. July 12, 2019 22:41 IST Anshula Kant. File  | Photo Credit: MAIL more-in Recommended for you Updated: Related TopicsBusinessInternational July 13, 2019 01:33 IST AAA Sriram Lakshman The article had erroneously stated that Anshula Kant was the first woman MD of The World Bank Washington DC, Washington DC, Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection. Previous StoryU.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not ‘the’, n is not ‘and’). International Share Article Close XNorth Korea’s new Constitution calls Kim Jong-un head of state instead of ‘supreme leader’China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms in Taiwan arms sale 25 injured as quake rocks southern PhilippinesRussia’s top missile system has many buyers 26 dead as Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotelPrasar Bharati chief accuses The Caravan editor of ‘blatant’ anti-India presentation at global meet U.S. will consider ‘301 probe’ on India, says trade official France passes legislation taxing digital giants17 killed as heavy rains lash Nepal Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi heckled in London over media freedom North Korea’s new Constitution calls Kim Jong-un head of state instead of ‘supreme leader’China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms in Taiwan arms sale 25 injured as quake rocks southern PhilippinesRussia’s top missile system has many buyers 26 dead as Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotelPrasar Bharati chief accuses The Caravan editor of ‘blatant’ anti-India presentation at global meet U.S. will consider ‘301 probe’ on India, says trade official France passes legislation taxing digital giants17 killed as heavy rains lash Nepal Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi heckled in London over media freedom North Korea’s new Constitution calls Kim Jong-un head of state instead of ‘supreme leader’China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms in Taiwan arms sale 25 injured as quake rocks southern PhilippinesRussia’s top missile system has many buyers 1 / 10 2 © THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD. Next Story Child suicide bomber kills 5 at wedding in Afghanistan Updated: The World Bank Group on Friday announced that Anshula Kant, an Indian national, has been appointed its next MD and CFO. Ms. Kant will be the first woman CFO of the Bank.“Anshula brings more than 35 years of expertise in finance, banking, and innovative use of technology through her work as CFO of the State Bank of India,” World Bank Group president David Malpass said via a statement.“She’s excelled at a diverse array of leadership challenges including risk, treasury, funding, regulatory compliance and operations. I look forward to welcoming her to our management team as we work to increase our effectiveness in supporting good development outcomes.” Ms. Kant will be responsible for financial and risk management and report to Mr. Malpass. Her duties will include risk management and financial reporting and she will work with the Bank’s CEO to mobilise financial resources.Ms. Kant has holds an Honours degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College and a post-graduate degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. Comments Printable version | Jul 13, 2019 8:34:29 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/indias-anshula-kant-is-world-bank-md-and-cfo/article28415426.ece Comments FigLeaf AppComplete Online Anonymity Is One Click AwayFigLeaf App|SponsoredSponsoredUndoProgressive$699 average annual savings for drivers who switch and save.Progressive|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGundry MDTop U.S. Surgeon: This Is What Happens To Dark Spots (When You Do This Every Morning)Gundry MD|SponsoredSponsoredUndoKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue Book|SponsoredSponsoredUndoThrone: Free Online GamesPlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addicted!Throne: Free Online Games|SponsoredSponsoredUndoFisher InvestmentsAre You Ready for Retirement? Free Retirement CalculatorFisher Investments|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGundry MD Total Restore SupplementU.S. Cardiologist: It’s Like a Pressure Wash for Your InsidesGundry MD Total Restore Supplement|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMorning Digest: CWC likely to decide Rahul’s successor next week; eleven years after epic, Federer conquers NadalThe HinduUndoBank reports fraud of over ₹4 cr.; FIR lodgedThe HinduUndo Ms. Kant will be the first woman CFO of the Bank We may remove hyperlinks within comments.last_img read more

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first_img Previous StoryWhen reaching school is fraught with danger Lok Sabha sits till 11.58 pm to conclude debate on railways Parliament proceedings New Delhi, Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection. Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER PTI Related Articles Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not ‘the’, n is not ‘and’). Union Minister of Railways and Commerce Piyush Goyal at Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Thursday.  | Photo Credit: ANI 15 AAA July 12, 2019 06:38 IST Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi terms it a record The Lok Sabha sat till 11.58 pm on Thursday to conclude discussion on demands for grants for the Railway Ministry, with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi saying it is for the first time in nearly 18 years that the Lower House has sat for this long.Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to reply to the debate Friday afternoon, following which the demands for grants will be put to vote.Nearly a 100 members participated in the debate which began Thursday afternoon and concluded at 11.58 pm. “It is a record,” Mr. Joshi said.Play VideoPlayUnmuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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Venkatachalapathy July 12, 2019 09:16 IST We may remove hyperlinks within comments. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER A much-awaited water wagon train on the way to Chennai. The scene captured at Ponnai river bridge near Tiruvalam, Ranipet on Friday. PRINT Watch: Train carrying million litres of water arrives in Chennai Share Article AAA Tamil Nadu Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not ‘the’, n is not ‘and’). Comments Comments Related TopicsChennaiTamil NaduChennai Next Story Education department official suspended  All necessary pipeline arrangements to shift the water from the wagons to Kilpauk Water Works are ready, a senior Metro water official said.On Wednesday, workers were busy connecting the 400 mm pipeline laid between the tracks to other pipelines. It has been laid for a distance of nearly 700 metres to match the length of the train.Water will reach the Kilpauk water works located three km away and then get distributed to various parts of the city.Two trains with 50 wagons each have been commissioned for the purpose. While one will be stationed near Jolarpet, another will be housed at the Avadi railway yard, according to sources. 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first_imgThe Hindu Net Desk Comments July 12, 2019 09:37 IST July 12, 2019 09:37 IST PRINT The monsoon session of Karnataka Legislature began on Friday with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy seeking time for a trust vote.After a spate of resignations which are still under scrutiny by the Assembly Speaker, the Congress-JD(S) coalition has a strength of 100 MLAs, five fewer than the BJP.Here are the updates:2 p.m.Rayaraddi speaks about possibility of habeus corpus writ for rebel MLAsSpeaking to the press in Hubballi on Fruday, Former Minister and Congress leader Basavaraj Rayaraddi has spoken about the possibility of moving a habeus corpus application before the court with regard to the disgruntled MLAs who are now in Mumbai.Play VideoPlayUnmuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneMr. Rayaraddi termed the incident as a case of illegal confinement and said that there was possibility of approaching the court to seek directions to make the rebels attend the legislature session.He was also of the opinion that the Speaker could reject all the resignations based on the ongoing developments.1.20 pmCM of Karnataka says he will seek trust voteAmidst the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has said in the House that he would seek trust vote.”In the light of various developments, I have deciding on seeking trust vote,” said the chief minister. He sought time from the Speaker to do the same.The legislature session began on Friday, even as Karnataka is gripped by a political crisis with 16 Congress and JDS MLAs submitting their resignations. A case related to the resignations is pending before the Supreme Court. The Apex Court heard the case today and adjourned it to Tuesday.1.10 pmSupreme Court restrains SpeakerAfter hearing the arguments, the Bench directs Karnataka Speaker to maintain status quo as of Friday with regard to resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs.The Supreme Court says it will hear matter further on July 16.Read more  12.50 pmIn Supreme Court, the counsel of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy alleges that the order on resignations was passed without issuing notice to Speaker.MLAs in plea have levelled corruption allegations and order was passed without hearing me, the counsel pleading on behalf of Karnataka CM tells the BenchSenior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for Mr. Kumaraswamy, tells the court that one of the rebel MLAs was involved in Ponzi scheme for which government is being accused of.The Speaker was not served copy of petition and the plea was controverted by rebel MLAs, Mr. Singhvi says.12.25 pmSC commences hearing on plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, and Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara, during the monsoon session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly, at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru July 12, 2019.   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar AAA 3 The Hindu Net Desk Close XBJP workers concerned over Gopalaiah joining party Karnataka rebel MLAs resignation: Supreme Courts tells Speaker to defer decisionKPJP yet to merge with CongressKarnataka political crisis: BJP, Congress, JD(S) move their MLAs to resortsInternational conference on computational intelligence Considering habeas corpus petition: Rayaraddi Registrar: Sewage flow into Kukkarahalli lake stopped Mysuru horse tests positive for glandersSchools insisting on Aadhaar, say parentsRail track bank washed away in rainBJP workers concerned over Gopalaiah joining party Karnataka rebel MLAs resignation: Supreme Courts tells Speaker to defer decisionKPJP yet to merge with CongressKarnataka political crisis: BJP, Congress, JD(S) move their MLAs to resortsInternational conference on computational intelligence Considering habeas corpus petition: Rayaraddi Registrar: Sewage flow into Kukkarahalli lake stopped Mysuru horse tests positive for glandersSchools insisting on Aadhaar, say parentsRail track bank washed away in rainBJP workers concerned over Gopalaiah joining party Karnataka rebel MLAs resignation: Supreme Courts tells Speaker to defer decisionKPJP yet to merge with CongressKarnataka political crisis: BJP, Congress, JD(S) move their MLAs to resorts1 / 10 Karnataka political crisis | Kumaraswamy says he will seek trust vote Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection. 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Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not ‘the’, n is not ‘and’). Updated: SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER Next Story Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published. Share Article  The Supreme Court has commenced hearing on plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs seeking acceptance of their resignations by Assembly Speaker.Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the MLAs, says the Speaker has not taken decision on resignations. He claims the idea behind keeping resignation issue alive and pending is to bind the MLAs to party whip.Does the Speaker have power to challenge SC order, CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks Speaker’s counsel. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Speaker, refers to provisions and says he holds constitutional post.Rebel MLAs say the Speaker questioned their move to approach SC and said “go to hell” to them in front of media. Mr. Singhvi intervenes. “Speaker is very senior member of Assembly, he knows Constitutional law. He can’t be maligned, lampooned like this,” Mr. Singhvi says.Speaker can be given one or two days to decide on resignations. If he does not decide, contempt notice can be issued against him, MLAs’ counsel argues.11.50 amIn the meantime, Congress has clarified Youth Congress hasn’t been invloved in any petition related to the rebel MLAs’ plea in the Supreme Court. KPCC president Dinesh Gundu Rao also tweeted saying there is no organisation called KPCC Youth wing. July 12, 2019 23:59 IST Related Articles  11.40 amOnly obituary reference todayKarnataka Legislative Assembly has listed only “obituary reference” in the list of business for the day. The Legislative Assembly will assemble in the afternoon and will pay homage to former legislators and eminent personalities who passed away since February when the Assembly last met. The Assembly is usually adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to the departed souls.11.30 amBJP awaits SC rulingThe opposition BJP is awaiting a Supreme Court ruling on the petitions of the 10 rebel MLAs and the Karnataka Assembly Speaker on their resignations for its next move against the coalition government.“We are waiting for the Supreme Court verdict on the petitions of the rebel legislators and the Speaker’s plea for more time to decide on their resignations as hearing on them is scheduled later in the day for our next move in the Assembly,” Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman G. Madhusudana told IANS.11.20 amAnil Chacko Joseph, a Bengaluru resident, seeks to intervene in Supreme Court on Karnataka rebel MLAs’ plea. He says en masse resignation by Karnataka MLAs is a mockery of their electorate. They cannot be voted for one ideology and later join an ideology diametrically opposite.The apex court allowed Mr. Chacko to be heard as intervenor in the matter.— Krishnadas Rajagopal Will they, won’t they?As 20 MLAs had skipped the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Monday, it would be interesting to watch whether a group of them, allegedly staying at a hotel in Mumbai at the behest of the BJP since Saturday last, would attend the session or not on Friday. The whip issued by Ganesh Hukkeri (Congress) is virtually a warning to the MLAs that they would be disqualified under the Anti-Defection Law if they skipped the legislature proceedings.Though the Lower House listed its Friday’s agenda as “official” business, the House is unlikely to run smoothly, given the charged political atmosphere in the State. Members of the governing and Opposition parties are expected to indulge in sloganeering and blame each other for the ongoing political stalemate, unless the House is adjourned after the obituary reference.Read more July 12, 2019 23:59 ISTlast_img read more