The Chief Minister also took the opportunity to thank the Prime Minister for the central government’s decision not to disturb the 60:40 ratio with respect to appointment of officers in the UT of Chandigarh.
When the central election committee of the BJP meets on Saturday to finalise candidates, Chhattisgarh is expected to be first on the list — the Congress has already announced candidates for 12 seats in the state.
Last month, the government had called off the meeting, barely 24 hours after agreeing to the engagement, citing the brutal killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir, and Islamabad releasing postage stamps “glorifying” Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.
Prakash Javadekar said that in future getting a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the state government along with a self-sworn affidavit by the applicant would be enough for the Board to process an application for affiliation.
Akbar, who resigned Wednesday after several women accused him of sexual misconduct when he was their Editor, is the most high-profile among several men, particularly in film, entertainment and media, who have been named by women as part of the #MeToo movement.
Dressed in festive finery, women and young girls pay obeisance to the elephant — the carrier of the Goddess Parvati, who is worshipped during Navratri — and dance in a circle around her picture or idol.
Mervyn Westfield, who was Danish Kaneria’s team mate at Essex in 2009, claimed that he was influenced by the former Pakistan spinner into accepting £6,000 to concede 12 runs from an over in a Pro40 game.
“Singh is wanted by both the Uttar Pradesh and Punjab Police. Our team of officials also included commandos as we had anticipated that he might be armed and could open fire on the police. We have handed him over to the Punjab police,” the IG said.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai, Colaba received 0.2 mm of rainfall till 8.30 pm on Thursday. Parts of Mumbai, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Lalbaug, also received light showers.
According to initial estimates, more than five crore square feet of saleable built-up space will be available after the rehabilitation of hutment dwellers, informal industrial units and setting up of infrastructure.
AAD Chairperson Aditya Narayan Misra said: “…Under ESMA Clause (VIII), anybody can be arrested for speaking out, ‘for instigation’ even ‘without warrant’. Clause (V) states that such an Act ‘… shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year…’