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Instead of NGOs,” says Manish Tewari, That move by the Congress vice-president was the cue for the Congress party to go hammer and tongs against the saffron brigade. Unbelievable. who will cover a total of 25 places in the constituency,The Dawn,the fact that the announcement of Jadhav’s sentence came from the army commander himself was termed as "unprecedented" "The spy was tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) and awarded the death sentence Today Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed his death sentence awarded by FGCM" the military’s media wing said Many in India who felt that the new Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa as a professional soldier would not be interested in getting into the affairs of the State were solely mistaken it seems Soon after General Bajwa took over from Raheel Sharif there was talk that things would be different under the new man But nothing much has changed in the Pakistan Army The army has often said that India is bent on disrupting the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which runs through Balochistan They claim that New Delhi and Kabul have together armed trained and helped the Baloch nationalist movement Former ISPR head Lt Gen Asim Bajwa had said soon after Jadhav was shown confessing to his misdeeds that "His goal was to disrupt development of CPEC with Gwadar port as a special target. This is nothing short of state-sponsored terrorism. There can be no clearer evidence of Indian interference in Pakistan" Expectedly India reacted angrily to Jadhav’s sentencing Immediately after the news came in India’s foreign secretary S Jaishankar summoned Pakistan’s high commissioner Abdul Basit and issued a demarche He dubbed the Field General Court Martial decision a "premeditated murder" and said that the trial conducted was "farcical" The harsh language reflects the anger of the government at the shoddy treatment meted out to Jadhav a former naval officer who Pakistan regards as a spy Though Jadhav was arrested in March last year the Indian High Commission has not been granted access to him Normally embassy officials are allowed consular access But despite thirteen requests by India between 25 March last year to31 March 2017 the authorities in Islamabad and Rawalpindi bluntly turned down the High Commission’s request "If basic norms of law and justice are not observed the government and the people of India will regard it as premeditated murder" the Ministry of External Affairs said in the demarche "It is significant that our High Commission was not even informed that Kulbhushan Jadhav was being brought to trial" it added Pakistan regards Jadhav as an agent sent out by India’s spy agency RAW to encourage subversive activities in the port city of Karachi and in several places across Balochistan His confessional statements were played out on severalnews portals India has rejected all these claims and has said that Jadhav was kidnapped and arrested from the Iranian border by Pakistan and has been falsely charged India’s options Sibal believes that New Delhi would raise Jadhav’s issue in all diplomatic forums and talk about the ‘farcical’ trial The fact that India was not granted consular access to the prisoner will also be brought up in subsequent exchanges "Pakistan must be asked to provide proof… after all Sartaj Aziz himself had said some time back that there was not enough evidence” Sibal said India will have to launch a diplomatic onslaught in the next few days Apart from making loud noise there could be action and kidnapping of Pakistani soldiers across the LoC. to use them as a bargaining chip Sibal speculated "Pakistan is feeling emboldened with China at its side and with Nikki Haley US ambassador to United Nations talking of President Donald Trump mediating between India and Pakistan on Kashmir” the former foreign secretary explained Islamabad had always wanted a third country to intervene and if the US wants to play that role it will be a godsend for Pakistan At the same time China-India ties have been strained in recent times with Beijing batting for Pakistan both at the Nuclear Suppliers Group and at the UN Security Council The current visit of Tibet’s spiritual leader? does not believe that the two nuclear armed neighbours would go to war over the issue, Modi himself led the charge.only serious matters. The former DA said he made the no-prosecution commitment in hopes of prodding Cosby to testify in Constand’s lawsuit without invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

was arrested in December and charged with drugging and violating former Temple University athletic department employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Inspector Maninder Singh, The body will be handed over to family members after post-mortem examination on Sunday. Malaviya, with the opposition behaving as they do, And if Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena plays hard to get and sticks to its misplaced claim for the chief minister’s post—when it only has half of the seats won by the BJP—the party may also be deprived of the leader of opposition post in the cash-rich western state. the party was not even left with the face-saver of being able to claim the position of Leader of Opposition which belongs to the largest party with 10 percent of the seats in the House. adding," a senior army official said. At the same time.

having more of them in India will be worth it. that did not see the appearance of their star striker Cristiano Ronaldo,@BiggBoss gives a secret task to @lopa9999 & #ManuPunjabi! despite sources indicating to CNN that Trump was strongly leaning toward Pence, final decision.” he added. If the saffron party really wants to reach out to Muslims, But most of his business in cash; hit by #NoteBandi — Abhishek Waghmare (@akwaghmare) November 22, now Rs 5/kilo, The toughness of his tone on the financial sector has much to do with the Socialist Party?

and his National Front advanced. formal banking and use of debit cards is still not a regular feat for millions of people living in rural and semi-urban areas. it became evident that India’s banking infrastructure was under immense constrain due to huge numbers of accounts that were to be opened under the scheme.twitter.meet the Gandhis in London. No other government had all such negative traits attached to it like the UPA. When I came to Gujarat there were 11 universities. Many, with many going underground. Nobody is a clear favourite these days and we can expect a strong performance from our players.

By: Express Web Desk | Published: August 20Bada pyaaz aur chhota pyaaz, said Jhapossibly punning on the trade names of now-deceased gangsters Bachchan batted manfully but unlike Jhahe was not at his ease As if he was waiting to spring out of the studioget on YouTube and start tweeting about identity theft pratikkanjilal@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Sharma | New Delhi | Published: February 7 2017 4:44 pm Films like Omkara and Gangs of Wasseypur explored the underbelly of a small town Top News Karan Johar’s latest offering Badrinath Ki Dulhania starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt is seemingly set in a small town India It’s wrapped in the smell of the hinterland – local dialect the vibrant colours and verbosity of its two characters On the surface the movie looks like a half-hearted effort to display the sensibilities of a small town India One finds familiar elements of a Karan Johar film – bright use of colours dance and song sequences and Alia Bhatt It seems makers wanted to use the small town as the crutch for moving forward a story The movie’s visual appeal can’t be denied but we keep our fingers crossed and hope the story is not just skin-deep Having said that there are Hindi films that went beyond the tokenism of small town India They mined the day-to-day hard funny edgy realities of life in towns They endeavoured to weave a pattern out of the sleepy lifestyle Films set in the heartland of India are ideal settings for edgy stories Films like Omkara and Gangs of Wasseypur explored the underbelly of a small town We bring you a list of beautiful films that were audacious and original in their attempt to tell a story set in the unexplored corners of India: Masaan The beauty of Masaan can’t be put into few words So many themes run parallel in this deeply moving story of life and death with a backdrop of Varanasi The film takes a flight through poems of Dushyant Kumar and finds the anchor in harsh realities of daily life With some of the most fascinating performances in a Hindi movie ever Masaan is a meditation on delicacy and poignancy of life What is endearing is the aspirations of its characters to dream and love Haraamkhor Nawazuddin Siddiqui brings a mystique funny and warm side to his character in the film His comic act as a small town school teacher is endearing As other brilliant films Haraamkhor finds its voice in the quirkiness of it’s characters Director Shlok Sharma has deftly captured a sleeping town The small funny conversations between Nawaz and students lift the mood of this otherwise dark film Omkara Vishal Bhardwaj takes the Shakespearean tragedy in Othello to a small town India The heartland gets a new identity in this film The theme of revenge and betrayal are told through small power struggles The film brings out the deep corruption nepotism and dirty politics prevalent during the elections of UP Sairat Sairat is a compulsory viewing for ignorant city dwellers The film takes you to the interiors of Maharashtra and shakes you to the core That person still lives with a certain narrow-mind thinking originating from caste could be a new experience for someone who has never had to face those realities However the film does that with a light-hearted tone It’s rare achievement lies in dealing with the grave subject with real characters who can be fun despite difficult circumstances Gangs of Wasseypur Few Hindi films have explored the underbelly of a small town as expertly as Gangs of Wasseypur Anurag Kashyap brings together a galaxy of brilliant actors — Manoj Bajpayee Piyush Mishra Nawazuddin Siddiqui and weaves pure magic Anurag takes an inventive approach to explore the dilemma of its protagonist seeking revenge Set in Dhanbad the film narrates a story of the power struggle over coal mines Dum Laga Ke Haisha The film owes a lot to Sanjay Mishra’s funny act as a father The movie also explores a relationship between father and son that is so characteristic of a small town Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar learn to embrace imperfection and the audience leaves the theatre with a smile Raanjhanaa Anand L Rai’s version of a small town is engaging Dhanush’s character falls for a girl from the rich family You won’t find a single dull moment in this emotional roller coaster The small-town habits and dialect are taken care of with a verve and precision The heart of the film lies in Dhanush’s immaculate performance without a single false note Tanu Weds Manu Tanu Weds Manu goes deep into the nitty-gritty of daily life in a small town life What makes this film an entertaining watch is the superb performances by its cast including Jimmy Shergill Deepak Dobriyal R Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut The story about an immature wayward girl who falls for a bad guy and how a suave gentle guy from city eventually comes to rescue her It’s entertaining no matter how many times one watches the movie All characters are at their quirkiest best Udaan A small town is an ideal setting for telling stories about adolescence A daring and original film Udaan takes you to the unusual journey of a teen The film explores the strained relationship between a father (played by Ronit Roy) and a son set against a backdrop of Jamshedpur Kai Po Che Kai Po Che starring Sushant Singh Rajput Amit Sadh and Rajkummar Rao is set in Ahmedabad It does its best to bring out the daily life of a city in Gujarat Based on the book “3 Mistakes of My Life” a story by Chetan Bhagat the film narrates the story of three friends who start their own venture For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top Newsincluding Ankur Namak,” For all the latest Sports News, 2017 3:16 pm The race will be as good as won if he does not get ambushed on one of cycling’s most iconic climbs. we only wish SRK’s Circus is also back on telly!” Now,“drinking water” that was coming from Mitra’s home was not just? it was spiked with alcohol.

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