File image of Mayawati. who was seen as a frontrunner for the post of chief minister during the UP elections, it was an irresistible opportunity to score a brownie point by ensuring their images were adequately captured in television cameras at the expense of the dead solider. the high drama staged on Wednesday at RML hospital compound in Delhi would not have happened in this magnitude. including two Pakistanis, the police said. The other actions? However, United National Liberation Front, who is in charge of the Home Department.

Was the decision to quit the coveted post of Member of Parliament an impulsive one or was it a well thought out move to make an honourable exit from Parliament and gain maximum political mileage out of it?She had after all made her point by telling everyone concerned that her being a Dalit makes her the principal spokesperson on issues related to Dalits The facts make it clear that she was using it as a convenient political ploy even a desperate attempt to regain at least a fraction of her lost glory as a leader BSP chief Mayawati PTI Mayawati four-time chief minister and multiple-term MP is very well aware of parliamentary practices in Lok Sabha Rajya Sabha and the state Assemblies These democratic bodies function through set norms and practices Five minutes (Mayawati was first allowed three minutes then given an extension and was later reminded that her time was over) was too much time given to a member to make her point During a structured debate the time allocated to various party leaders is as per the respective party strength in the House Mayawati’s party BSP has six MPs in Rajya Sabha and does not have a member in Lok Sabha Given her party strength in Rajya Sabha her turn would have come after Congress BJP SP AIADMK TMC BJD CPM and JD(U) Being aware of her diminished position in the House she asserted her presence by rising to speak out of turn The BSP supremo claimed that she was speaking on an adjournment motion but the fact remains that a debate on adjournment motion begins only after the Chair accepts the motion In this case the adjournment motion was never accepted After submitting her resignation to the Rajya Sabha chairman on Tuesday Mayawati said that the deputy chairman instead of asking the ruling party MPs to remain quiet rang the bell and asked her to sit The RS Deputy Chairman unfortunately instead of asking ruling party MPs to remain quiet ringed the bell and told me to sit: Mayawati pictwittercom/XMMlnGsojt — News18 (@CNNnews18) July 18 2017 Mayawati’s current Rajya Sabha term would have ended on 2 April 2018 She would have had two more sessions —this year’s Winter Session and next year’s Budget Session Given the composition of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and her party’s meagre strength of 19 MLAs she didn’t have a chance of getting re-elected again to Rajya Sabha That would have been ignominious She would have faced a harrowing time in telling her social constituency that she had become so weak as a leader that she can’t even enter Rajya Sabha As it is her party couldn’t win even a single seat in the 2014 parliamentary polls By resigning now she can tell them that by doing so she upheld their pride and Parliament was not a fit place for her Moreover Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP have made deep inroads in Mayawati’s core social constituency She no longer commands the position of the supreme Dalit leader The outcome of the 2014 general election and 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election was indicative of her eroded social base Modi and BJP president played a masterstrokeby picking Ram Nath Kovind — a Dalit from Uttar Pradesh —as NDA’s presidential candidate The decision has a debilitating impact on Mayawati’s politics On Monday while voting for the presidential election she had said that whoever wins —Kovind or Meira Kumar—a Dalit would occupy the President’s post She took the credit of taking politics in such a direction that both the ruling BJP and the Opposition were forced to pick a Dalit candidate for the top post That was public posturing The next Uttar Pradesh Assembly election will be held in 2023 By then all six BSP MPs from Rajya Sabha would retire and the party’s strength in the Rajya Sabha would reduce to zero Her only chance to resurrect herself as a leader would be in 2019 parliamentary election For that she needs to work hard among the people in Uttar Pradesh and that would require a change of functioning stylePM Modi’s credibility is eroding slowly. Rahul also attacked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraja and said, Tejashwi Yadav, RJD supporters shout slogans during a protest march against the Bihar government’s new sand and stone chips sale policy in Patna on Monday. director Suvendu Ghosh said that the CBFC recommended six cuts in his film adding, “I have to accept what they say. Gandhi alleged that the RSS discriminated against women and also asked whether any woman was ever seen in its ‘shakhas’ (assembly), Rahul Gandhi said," Junior Agriculture Minister Sudarshan Bhagat in the Lower House responding to the query raised by Malla Reddy (TRS).

to which the government said no specific case detected so far but states have been told to be alert. It should not be politically misused, "We would also like to know from you the nature of allocation of new currency to each of the states in a spirit of transparency and accountability, 2017 5:04 pm Hugh Jackman sent a special message for Indian cricket team. “Namaste to all my fans in India! Do you guys know that cricket is my favourite sport And what a great journey you and your cricket team have been going through in the last few years Your superheroes have been overpowering all the teams in the World But my Aussie mates have just got the better of your team in the first match…eh…(Wink) But I know that the Indian team is gonna play bold… bolder than ever…cause that’s what superheroes do…that’s what Logan does” Hugh himself has played boldly in his life against cancer The actor has won against the disease five times already and recently announced that he is being treated for skin cancer again More from the world of Entertainment: With a bandage over his nose the 48-year-old Sydney-born actor shared with his fans on Twitter and Instagram that he’s undergoing another treatment for basal cell carcinoma It’s the most common form of skin cancer but it is rarely fatal Watch | Hugh Jackman’s message for Indian Cricket team “Another basal cell carcinoma Thanks to frequent body checks and amazing doctors all is well Looks worse with the dressing on than off I swear #wearsunscreen” Jackman posted alongside the photo Also read |Hugh Jackman never lifted weights before X-Men says he made fun of people at thegym His film Logan is also about his character’s last fight against all the odds In this part of the film Hugh is old and trying to save his daughter from the eyes of the world Along with him Patrick Stewart who plays the character of Professor Charles Xavier will also leave the series of Wolverine and X-Men Hugh Jackman has been with X-Men franchise for almost two decades He has appeared in nine series of X-Men films and continued to portray the character in Wolverine films Logan is scheduled for March 3 release in India For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: June 30 2014 12:27 am Related News If Bollywood were inspired by the latest initiative of the Modi sarkar the film might be titled Do Aankhen Chalees Haath After Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar had spoken of abolishing his own ministry — echoing his predecessor Manish Tewari — his staff have been redeployed from producing mass media to watching social media A team of 20 has reportedly been detailed to monitor tweets tagging the prime minister and to feed him trending topics every eight hours The idea that social media bears watching follows naturally from the BJP’s perception that the Modi wave first rose in that space However the arithmetic introduces complications A recent Pew survey found that only 16 per cent of Indians use the internet at least occasionally or own a smartphone Of these 51 per cent use social networks Of these 35 per cent talk politics online If you work out the percentages you will realise that a paltry 28 per cent of India talks politics online And the Modi sarkar thinks this tiny club will swing the next election But wait do not scoff immediately While internet access lags 77 per cent of Indians have a mobile phone And this week Google has shown a commitment — by promoting Android L a stripped down but capable operating system — to see that all 77 per cent have smartphones So long as they’re Android naturally Socially speaking India is already one of the biggest emerging markets and Google can only improve our access scores Which means that the Modi sarkar is on the beam — the connected minority may yet gain enough strength to become a player in the national discourse For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Her advocate had twice sought time for four days each to her to find out and submit the address on which the summons could be issued to Shah. The court had in April allowed Kodnani’s plea to have the summons issued to Shah and some others as witnesses in her defence.co/dAseY8Evn0 — COLORS (@ColorsTV) November 23,Akshay Kumar is digging a toilet! brands and shutterbugs penetrating their way through the crowd to get a selfie with a star.

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