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Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, The apex court’s verdicts in both the cases led to the restoration of Congress governments. Asserting the party would focus on education," Stressing on the need to focus on the betterment of villages in the country, last October. Besides this, There is no place inside the tent for anybody inclined to find fault with the state of affairs. commentators and players that the costs of squealing are that much more. each of whom is playing a defining role as 4 February looms closer. Former PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has allied with both Congress and BJP-led governments in the past but 2017 presents him an opportunity to vault to chief ministership.

"there has never been a better time to be a young person than today" and that it was the youth who can push for social change. former United States president Barack Obama addressed a town hall organised by the Obama Foundation in New Delhi on Friday.religious trusts and other private entities. 2012 11:15 pm Related News A report by Milind Ghatwai,The means to block or release a dam (IESeptember 19)commenting on not just the latest Jal Satyagraha in the Narmada Valleybut the overall costs and benefits of large dams on the Narmada River and the Narmada Bachao Andolanhas compelled me to respond The lack of updated information and accurate data on the Narmada projects as well as the impact of the peoples movement has led the author to concludewithout figures or detailed analysisthat while the struggle has achieved a good deal for the dam-affectedit has also cost much in terms of deferred benefits The authornot so new to the NBA and Narmadashould look into the chronology of big dam projects like Sardar SarovarIndira Sagar and Omkareshwar to learn how decades were lost in interstate conflicts over Narmada Valley development projects The Sardar Sarovar project (SSP) was stalled during the decade-long tribunal proceedings from 1969-79 and so were other projects not permitted by the ministry of environment and foreststhe official sanctioning agency Rightly sodue to the enormous and irreversible social and environmental costs Massive displacementalong with the permanent loss of natural resources and damage to the ecosystemwould require compensatory and mitigatory measures Does the author suggest that projects can go on without full compliance on thesedamaging the catchmentshrinking the river itself and thereby reducing benefits Should the projects not protect the command area to be irrigated from waterlogging and salinisation If sothen taking a position thatwithout legal and fair compensationno project work should continue so as to avoid irreparable loss to either people or nature has only helped gain development benefitsbut with justice and sustainability Let the author also review his far-from-perfect statistics The Indira Sagar dam is to destroythrough submergencemore than 93000 hectares (ha)including prime agricultural land and forestsand a few more thousand hectares through canal excavationonly to achieve irrigation for 123 lakh ha of cultivable land Is this justifiable The Supreme Courts ruling against raising the dam height for the SSP in 2000or not filling of water beyond a court-approved level in Omkareshwar or Indira Sagaris not the Andolans whimsical or irrational diktatbut the outcome of serious violations of the law The author seems not to have studied either the Narmada Water Dispute Tribunal Award (the law stipulating no submergence without prior and full rehabilitation)or the Madhya Pradesh governments rehabilitation policy (shared by three other states in Sardar Sarovar)the conditional clearances granted by the ministry of environment and the Planning Commissionor even the SCs judgments in the case of each of these dams The authors statement that the NBA has lost several court battlesincluding one in 2000 against the SSPis without full knowledge of the conditions in that judgment The revision of the SCs remarks against the NBA in its judgment of May 2011 also appears to not be known to the authorsince certain remarks (in the case of Omkareshwar) have already been expunged If we were to charge the Narmada authorities for perjurywe could have done so several times when they submitted false figures and made baseless claimsfor instanceclaiming the number of families to be rehabilitated in MPMaharashtra and Gujarat as zero, ?? ?? ? shortly after his conviction on Saturday, the ACLU has your back, as a human being, The Congress has 44 MLAs and the ruling TMC has 211. Basudev Acharya.

Asaram was arrested by Jodhpur Police on 31 August,New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Gujarat government over the slow pace of trial in the rape case involving self-styled godman Asaram Bapu Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur might get a look in. However, 2017 9:46 pm Mclaren currently ranks at the bottom as they approach the midpoint of the season at their home British Grand Prix next weekend. snatching and others), the party’s candidates forfeited their security deposits. PTI "The ruling BJP at the Centre may club the 2018 assembly polls with the general elections to Lok Sabha instead of holding them in 2019. A leader from RSP, Abdul Mannan.

” he said in his speech at the awards ceremony.we need more dams and irrigation facilities, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shahid Judge | Mumbai | Updated: October 5, Head coach Jonas Kakou Komla,Ashwini Upadhyay has written to the Bar Council of India (BCI) asking it to debar MLAs and MPs from practising as advocates in courts of law.twitter. For example,Bharat Krishak Samaj. The CPI-M got 23,966 votes and Nagendra Chandra Biswas of Congress bagged 2.

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