TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 20 + 4 (NEWSLINE) PAGES, PUNE, `4.00 ● WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA 10 Gujarat has an area of silence THEEDITORIAL PAGE BY ZAKIA SOMAN With fear and favour Gudiya and Pradyuman cases should be a wake-up call for the IPS leadership. We need to ask: Who do we serve, who do we protect THEIDEASPAGE 11 Alwar attackers gau rakshaks, mutilated victim’s body: police HAMZA KHAN JAIPUR, NOVEMBER 14 THE TWO men arrested for assaulting three villagers who were transporting cows in GovindgarhareaearlylastFriday — one of them, Ummar, 42, died in the attack — have identified themselves as “gau rakshaks” and have admitted to the assault aswellasmutilationof Ummar’s body, the Alwar police said on Tuesday. Police also claimed that Ummar and his two companions, Tahir and Javed, were “habitual” cattle smugglers and wereusingastolenpick-uptruck to transport cows. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 JOURNALISM OF COURAGE PLEA FOR SIT PROBE INTO MEDICAL COLLEGE CASE REJECTED CJIdecideswhohearscaseeven iffacingallegation,SCunderlines Bench says petition smacked of forum shopping, contempt of court... serious, unwanted shadow of doubt created, brought judicial system into disrepute ANANTHAKRISHNAN G NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 14 MOVING TO end a raging courtroom debate over a plea seeking an SIT probe into alleged judicial corruption in a case involving a blacklisted Lucknow medical college, the Supreme Court dismissed the petition Tuesday, saying the CBI FIR in the matter was not against any sitting judge of the court. The controversy, a three- judge bench ruled, also settled the legal position that the Chief Justiceof India(CJI)alonehadthe powertoassignacasetoabench even if there were allegations against him in the matter. Dismissingapleabyadvocate Kamini Jaiswal, the bench of JusticesRKAgrawal,ArunMishra andAMKhanwilkarsaid:“There is an averment made in the writ petitionthatitisagainstthehighestjudicialfunctionaries;thatFIR has been recorded. We do not findreflectionof anynameof the judge of this court in the FIR.” Statingthatthepetitionitself was forum-shopping and its contentsamountedtocontempt of court, the bench, however, said it was not initiating contempt proceedings against petitioner Jaiswal or her counsel Prashant Bhushan. The court said the two petitions filed to seek an SIT probe — the second petition was by NGO Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) — had BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Lifestyle risks higher in more developed states, malnutrition in others Film dropped, director goes to HC, another quits IFFI jury ABANTIKAGHOSH& ANURADHA MASCARENHAS DIPTI NAGPAUL-D’SOUZA NEW DELHI, PUNE, NOV 14 THEFIRSTever“healthofthenation”state-leveldiseaseburden studyhasturnedonitsheadthe perception that some states, placed higher on the developmentladder,arebetterthanothers in terms of health. ThestudyshowsthatUP,MP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttarakhand, in the government’s Empowered Action Group (EAG), continue to battle childandmaternalmalnutrition. However, it also shows that statessuchasTamilNadu,Kerala, NCDS ON THE RISE 55.4% of disease burden in 2016 due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), up from 30.5% in 1990. 32.7% of disease burden due to communicable, maternal, neonatal and nutritional diseases (CMNND), down from 60.9% in 1990. Punjab and Goa have become hubsofnon-communicablediseases (NCDs), including CONTINUEDONPAGE2 MUMBAI, NOVEMBER 14 Modi with China’s Li Keqiang, Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi in Manila. Reuters Modi meets China’s Li, backs ASEAN on security SHUBHAJIT ROY MANILA, NOVEMBER 14 IN CAREFULLY choreographed moves to send a signal to China, “bilateral meetings” with leaders from all quadrilateral coun- tries were held, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met counterparts Shinzo Abe of Japan and Malcolm Turnbull of Australia on Tuesday, a day after he met US President Donald Trump. CONTINUED ON PAGE 4 THE ROW over the dropping of two films by the government from the Indian Panorama sectionofthe48thInternationalFilm Festival of India (IFFI) escalated Tuesday as director Sanal Sasidharan, whose film S Durga wasoneoftwopulledout,moved the Kerala High Court while another jury member, Apurva Asrani, resigned saying “my consciencewon’tallowmetoparticipate in the festivities in Goa”. OnMonday,jurychairperson SujoyGhoshsteppeddownafter the Information and Broadcasting ministry pulled out CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Grandmother watching, Gopichand’s son steps into spotlight, quietly NITIN SHARMA CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 14 IT WAS around 2 pm when a shy-looking boy approached a referee to ask about his match and schedule. Asked his name, he replied, “Sai Vishnu”. He then walked across the six courts to his grandmother to collect the ‘entry receipt’. The boy later took the court againstHaryana’sRehanRathee, winningtheBoys’Under-17qualification round (15-6, 15-10) at the 26th Smt. Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior RankingBadmintonTournament here on Tuesday. It was only when the result was announced, and the boy’s name read out as Pullela Sai Vishnu, that the 30-odd players assembled at the courts realised hewasthesonof India’schief national coach Pullela Gopichand. The 13-year-old was playing his Vishnu, his grandmother in Chandigarh. Kamleshwar Singh second U-17 national ranking tournament, following his elder sister,Gayatri,intothejuniorshuttle circuit’s competitive courts. Theboywaslaterjoinedbyhis grandmother, Subbaravamma, and coach, Anil Kumar. He asked his grandmother for Rs 20 for a glass of juice, and another Rs 50 for bread-omelette. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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