TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 20 + 4 (NEWSLINE) PAGES, PUNE, `4.00 ● THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA 8 INPARLIAMENT TWO SPEECHES,ONE TARGET: CONG & GANDHI FAMILY ● DON’T CHANGE RS TV TO BJP TV, SAYS AZAD AFTER GLITCH FACEBOOK PRESENTS IE THINC PAGE 7 EXPRESS NETWORK ● UNNAO QUACK WHO INFECTED 33 WITH HIV HELD, PAGE 2 SILENT ON REST IN OPPN Don’tlectureus afterwhatyou didtoIndia:PM attacksCong Rahul replies: Disservice to spend so much time on Cong, so little on future MANOJ C G & DEEPTIMAN TIWARY NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 7 REPLYING TO the debate on the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday launched a blistering attack on the Congress and its first family. Inback-to-backspeeches,heunderlined that the “New India” initiatives of his government werequalitativelydifferentfrom the ones of “Old India” championed by the Congress. He said the Old India was littered with scams like Bofors, ex- BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY JOURNALISM OF COURAGE ELEVATION TO SUPREME COURT If Govt returns Justice Joseph’s file, Collegium is likely to send it back No other name may be sent as long as current Collegium is in place SEEMA CHISHTI NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 7 WITH INDICATIONS that the government may consider returning the Collegium’s recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph to the Supreme Court, sources have toldThe Indian Express thatif this happenstheCollegiumproposes to send the name right back for the issuance of the Presidential warrant. Justice Joseph’s name was the only one of a judge, forwarded by the Collegium for elevation to the Supreme Court, Indu Malhotra, Justice Joseph with the other being that of Indu Malhotra who was elevated directly from the Bar — the first ANANTHAKRISHNAN G & SMITA NAIR NEW DELHI, PANJIM, FEBRUARY 7 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Fresh licences needed, Performance-based outcome says SC, stops iron-ore Budget in House: Aayog chief mining in Goa March 15 EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE MUMBAI, FEBRUARY 7 cesses which were seen during Emergency and the killing of woman to be so recommended. Sources say that there was a consensus in the Collegium over proposingJusticeJoseph’selevation. In April 2016, Justice Joseph had quashed the Centre’s orders on Presidential rule in the state, deeply embarrassing the NDA government. Sources said that if the government neither returns the file nor clears it or if it returns it and then sits on it despite the THE SUPREME Court Wednesday quashed the Goa government’ssecondrenewalof iron ore mining licences to 88 companies during 2014-15, saying the “unduly hasty” decision was “not in the interests of mineral development”. Referringtothestatemineral policytounderlinethat“ironore from Goa is not suitable for the Indian industry” and is “mined only for export, mainly to China and Japan”, the bench said the “primary beneficiary” is “the miningleaseholder,aprivateentity” while the average Goan CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 THE GOVERNMENT may place a detailed performance-based outcome Budget document outliningthetargetof eachministry in Parliament on Friday, accordingtoNITIAayogVice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar. “I am hoping that on the 9th of this month, a document will be placed in Parliament which will be the most detailed CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Nominations in, notice says if polls are held... DECISION 2018 NAGALAND DIPANKARGHOSE DIMAPUR,FEBRUARY7 THE DEPUTY commissioner’s office in Dimapur, the state’s largest city, is perhaps a microcosm of Nagaland’s politics. Outside the gates, uniformed personnel of the Nagaland Police andtheCRPF,calledinfortheelections, patrol the streets, guns in hand. Inside, as the candidates make their way to the returning officer’s room to file their nominations,theydosoquietly,almost asiftheydon’twanttobenoticed. There are only three cars with party stickers, and just a handful of supporters for each candidate, making very little noise. Even the official notice outlining the election schedule, stuck on the board at the main entrance to the building, tells a CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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