TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 16 PAGES, JAIPUR, `4.00 ● WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA JOURNALISM OF COURAGE PLEA FOR SIT PROBE INTO LUCKNOW MEDICAL COLLEGE CASE REJECTED SC underlines: CJI gets to decide who hears case even if charge against him INSIDE PAGE 3 ● SHRI KARNI SENA ACTIVISTS VANDALISE KOTA THEATRE FOR SCREENING PADMAVATI TEASER Bench says plea smacked of forum shopping, contempt... serious and unwanted shadow of doubt created 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, Alwar attackers are gau rakshaks, they mutilated body of victim: Police HAMZA KHAN JAIPUR, NOVEMBER 14 THE TWO men arrested for assaulting three villagers who were transporting cows in Govindgarh area early on Friday — one of them, Ummar, 42, died in the attack — have identified themselves as “gau rakshaks” andhaveconfessedtotheassault aswellasmutilationof Ummar’s body, the Alwar police said on Tuesday. The police also claimed that Ummar and his two companions, Tahir and Javed, were “habitual” cattle smugglers and wereusingastolenpick-uptruck to transport cows. “We have arrested Ramveer Gujjar and Bhagwan Singh, both in their thirties, who have confessed to the assault. They are residents of villages which are near the village where the assault took place,” said Alwar Additional Superintendent of Police Mool Singh Rana. “They told us that they had spotted an empty pick-up truck passing through their villages, and suspected that it would return with cows. They planned to waylay it if it returned with cows. When it did, they first threw nails in its path, but the pick-uptruckmovedonforafew metres,” said Rana. “The gau rakshaks claimed that the people in the pick-up truck first fired at them, and so CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 saying the CBI FIR in the matter wasnotagainstanysitting judge of the court. The controversy, a threejudge 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. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 8 THE EDITORIAL PAGE BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY Woman held in graft case was also arrested 16 yrs ago DEEPTIMAN TIWARY & MAULSHREE SETH NEW DELHI, LUCKNOW, NOVEMBER 14 BHAWANA PANDEY, arrested by the CBI along with retired High Court judge I M Quddusi and fourothersinacaseof allegedjudicial corruption involving a blacklistedLucknowcollege,was also arrested 16 years ago by the CBI in a case of alleged corruption along with B P Verma, former chairman of Central Board of Excise and Customs. Described as an associate of Quddusi by CBI, Bhawana (46) was granted interim bail on September27,sixdaysaftertheir arrest on September 21. She moved an application stating Lifestyle risks higher in developed states, Modi meets China’s Li, backs ASEAN malnutrition in others CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 on rules-based security architecture NEW DELHI, PUNE, NOV 14 Gujarat has an area of silence EXPRESSINMANILA BY ZAKIA SOMAN Without fear or 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 9 ABANTIKA GHOSH & ANURADHA MASCARENHAS SHUBHAJIT ROY NOVEMBER 14 IN CAREFULLY choreographed moves to send a signal to China, “bilateralmeetings”withleaders from all quadrilateral countries were held as Prime Minister NarendraModimetcounterparts ShinzoAbeofJapanandMalcolm Turnbullof AustraliaonTuesday, a day after he met US President Donald Trump. Byafternoon,Modialsohada “pull-aside” meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Manila on Tuesday. Reuters Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the leaders’ lounge in Manila where leaders had gathered for the East Asia Summit. At the ASEAN-India Summit, the Prime Minister also promised “steady support” for CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 THE FIRST ever “state of the nation” disease burden study has turned on its head the perception that some states, placed higher on the development ladder, are better than others in terms of health. The study shows that UP, MP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttaranchal, under the government’s Empowered Action Group (EAG), continue to battle childandmaternalmalnutrition. However, it also shows that states,suchasTamilNadu,Kerala, Punjab and Goa, have become hubs of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cancer and lifestyle-linked issues such as heart ailments and diabetes. Jaipur In other words, while states likeBiharandUParestillbattling diarrhoea deaths in children, those that have won that war, now have newer battles to fight. The report ‘India: State of the Nation’s States India State-level Disease Burden Initiative’ was released by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday. Its findings have been summed up in The Lancet. The report says, “Among the leading NCD individual causes, theDALYrateforischaemicheart disease was highest in Punjab and Tamil Nadu, followed by Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.ForCOPD(Chronic ObstructivePulmonaryDisease), the highest DALY rates were in Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh, followed by HimachalPradesh,Haryana,and Jammu and Kashmir.” CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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