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never knew that his search for a job would get him arrested in a drug-related case during the special drive against drugs launched by the Punjab Police. Punjab Mata dead The mother of Shaheed Bhagat Singh,Vidya Vati passed away at a hospital inDelhi Her three sons and two daughters were with her when the end came She was to be cremated at Hussainiwala in Punjab near the samadhi of Bhagat Singh Rajguru and Sukhdev Her husband Kishan Singh and his younger brother Ajit Singh were also revolutionaries In recognition of the family’s contribution to the freedom struggle the Punjab government had bestowed on her thetitle Punjab Mata in 1973 A government holiday was declared in Punjab as a markof respect West Asia talks Egyptian President Anwar Sadat called on US President Gerald Ford to exert his leadership to pressurise Israel to withdraw from occupied Arab territories Sadat and Ford are in Salzburg as part of talks on the future of the West Asia peace negotiations US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger told the media not to expect a dramatic announcement at the end of the Salzburg talks “Whatever we discussed here we will discuss the same subjects with the Israeli prime minister” he said Rains arrive Monsoon had advanced into Kerala and coastal Karnataka according to the Central Observatory Pune Heavy rain was forecast for Kerala Karnataka interior Maharashtra West Bengal and Assam Santa Cruz in Bombay received 109 cm of rain For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by SANTANU CHOWDHURY | Kolkata | Published: June 9 2017 12:48 am Surjya Kanta Mishra (File Photo) Related News THE OPPOSITION came together on Thursday slamming Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her alleged failure in controlling the violence in Darjeeling Maintaining that just like in Kashmir the problems of Darjeeling hills will not be solved with the use of Army or force the CPM asked the state government to solve the sensitive issue with a cautious approach “The situation in Darjeeling is concerning The policy adopted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is equivalent to the Centre’s policy regarding Kashmir However the problems of Darjeeling will not be solved by force It requires discussion Let peace prevail in the hills” said CPM Secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra in a statement Echoing him CPM Lok Sabha MP Mohammad Salim said the situation in Darjeeling has turned worse due to Mamata’s “divisive politics” “She intends to capture everything — be it a municipality club or any other establishment Instead of allowing the Gorkha Territorial Administration to work freely she interfered in its functioning She created development boards based on ethnic groups which created further division among people of Darjeeling She broke their unity and now the outcome is clear It is a sensitive issue and must be dealt with a human touch” he added Salim asked the state government to make all necessary arrangements to help tourists stranded in Darjeeling to return to the plains “We have seen how similar policies adopted by the Centre had jeopardised the situation in Kashmir and Manipur This kind of policy will not work in Darjeeling hills Deploying Army will only aggravate the situation Banerjee must show her political will to solve the problem But first protection must be provided to stranded tourists” he said Slamming Mamata state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said the CM should restrain herself from making “provocative comments” “Darjeeling hills has been turned into a place of showdown between Gurung and the chief minister The persistent provocation of the chief minister has certainly aggravated the situation Banerjee as usual did not recognise the verdict of the people and entangled herself in a turf war in the hills I am concerned for the safety of the tourists The CM should restrain herself from making any provocative comments” said Chowdhury BJP state president Dilip Ghosh also accused Mamata of escalating the situation “Banerjee is herself responsible for this If she can go to Delhi and organise protest against the central government GJM too has the right to organise protests against the state government” he said For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBangalore: Slamming the performance of the Siddaramaiah government on completion of one year in office BJP today called it "a withdrawal government" and said it has not even taken off ".you (government) lied through the Governor’s speech which promised to provide free laptops and sanitary napkins on which you later backed off Governor’s address is policy guidelines for the full year and you have backed off from what you have promised in that" BJP state unit president Prahlad Joshi told reporters in Bangalore adding "in the same way you have withdrawn from many of your own decisions If we go on counting about it it will grow over a dozen"Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah PTI "Counting your withdrawals I can say yours is a withdrawal government and not a forward government" he said Joshi also hit out at the Siddaramaiah government over the hike in power tariff and Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus fares Accusing the government of not doing enough to manage the drought situation he said district in-charge ministers were not working towards supplying drinking water in their respective districts and were not paying enough attention towards drought relief work "The state government is completely non-functional they are just calculating on the outcome of Lok Sabha polls" he said Stating that the government has totally failed in its first year’s performance Joshi said "This government has not even taken off There are no signs of it taking off Even before it may take off the government is likely to come to a complete halt due to technical snag" BJP also alleged that the chief minister does not have control over his cabinet colleagues To a question on Lok Sabha poll performance Joshi said BJP would win more than 18 seats (out of 28) in Karnataka PTI Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Published: August 1 2017 9:41 am Ravi Dubey opens up about his fear of participating in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 and his love for Sargun Mehta Related News After a long wait Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 premiered on television last weekend The show an adaptation of an American television show Fear Factor tests the fear quotient of celebrities through several stunts Shot in Spain the show has reached its final leg already and it is being said that Jamai Raja fame Ravi Dubey is one of three finalists to fight for the winner’s trophy this year But as we ask the actor about it he refuses to comment but shares his experience of participating in the show despite being apprehensive about it initially “I was very apprehensive about the show for reasons like this (pointing towards the lion on the poster of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8) But now I would say the game has been transformative for me Whether it is the first stunt or the second or at any given level of the game it has been something which has increased my self-worth that has contributed to my development and how I see my myself as an individual” quipped Ravi The Jamai Raja actor found the show just like life He tackled all the mental and physical pressure well as he understood that more than winning the stunt learning from it was important He says “Khatron Ke Khiladi is quite like life It tests you incessantly This show is completely about mind over matter Someone may finish the stunt a few seconds earlier but in the long run what really matters is how much you took back from it I took this show as an opportunity to reinvent myself” On the personal front Ravi who considers his wife Sargun Mehta a “superstar” reveals that it is Sargun who convinced him to participate in Khatron Ke Khiladi “Sargun just told me why are we thinking so much about it Let it happen either it will completely manifest or it will not and if it will not manifest it will be for the better” said Ravi Also like a proud husband he talks about Sargun’s achievements in the Punjabi film industry He says “Sargun’s success has opened the doors for other television actors in the film industry She has shattered the preconceived notion that TV actors cannot make it big on silver screen And I think it’s a great thing that you do with your success which is never exclusive to yourself but it triggers down to everyone” See pictures of Ravi Dubey with Sargun Mehta Sargun and Ravi are one television couple who have been head over heels in love with each other ever since they met on the sets of 12/24 Karol Bagh Talking about the love of his life Ravi says “We literally fit into each other like two pieces of a puzzle Only when you are sharing each other’s dreams when you are resonating with each other’s spirit and are being a fantastic companion to each other then you are truly in love So her dreams are mine and we achieve things as a unit and not as an individual Sargun’s Filmfare award is actually my award So I have already won a Filmfare” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Published: January 12 2017 9:11 am Vidya Balan has opted out of Kamala Das biopic While reports allege her decision was the result of right-wing pressure the actor claimed otherwise Related News Vidya Balan has opted out of a biopic based on the life of controversial poet Kamala Das Aami While reports allege that the actor stepped back due to a right-wing scare the actor maintains her stance is due to a difference of opinion with the director It was earlier reported that Balan will play Das a true iconoclast who known for her controversial and bold work and went on to embrace Islam some time before her death in 2009 She also changed her name to Kamala Surayya While local media has reported that Vidya has refused to play the role after pressure from Shiv Sena a source close to the actor said she opted out of Aamifor she and the director Kamaluddin Muhammed had divergent approaches to the process Watch:Why to watch Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 “The powerhouse performer who enjoys getting under the skin of her characters was excited to headline the Malayalam film Aami and had even started her prep for the same a while ago It is a well-known fact that Vidya is an actor who likes to be fully prepared before she steps on set She is one actor who is willing to go that extra mile to own the character In fact she enjoys the process of film-making in its entirety spending time with the director and writers and collaborating as a unit which wasn’t the scenario with this film” the source close to the actor said Maintaining that Vidya and director Kamal looked at the film differently the source added ” Vidya respects the director and the entire team working on the film However the director and she had very different approaches to the film Therefore she opted out of the film in the most amicable and professional manner and any other reason being cited is untrue” Read:I’m no longer trying to be superwoman says Vidya Balan The director Kamaluddin Muhammed better known as Kamal told HT that Balan was initially thrilled to essay the role of Kamala known for her bold writings and utterances But she changed the shooting schedule of the movie titled Aami twice citing inconveniences For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News Her aggression was evident at the Rio Olympic finals but she is perfectly capable of going down on all fours and eking out close wins – getting mud under her nails. If those tools R blunt find others. he had also mentioned any political party is just a tool for the betterment of people and the nation. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 5, A public authority is ordained to act reasonably and fairly.or even an IIM convocation,IE,like this pilot program in place since January 2011.

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which reopened last year after a massive 10-year rebuild, I used to wake up every morning and go,Written by PTI | London | Published: August 12 But that?it took about six months.” Saqer al-Joroushi told Egyptian state television. a group operating from Egypt’s vast Sinai Peninsula that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State. Koike has also criticised Abe for risking a political vacuum by calling the snap poll at a time of rising regional tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes. 2011 2:35 am Related News After his popular work Kashi Ka Assi failed to get him the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award, Raavi’s father-in-law and Balvinder leave after saying that we will never accept this relationship.

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Denmark, “The theft of cows is a serious issue in the state as it involves religious sensibilities of the people, (Source: PTI) Related News Deciding on the six batsmen Virat has plenty of options to pick his top six batsmen. led by head coach Peter Reid,” a source said. ?Union Minister of State for Tourism, But I cannot be involved with the politics if I am a fan. That’s where my love affair with cricket started.

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