TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 16 PAGES, JAIPUR, `5.00 ● FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA JOURNALISM OF COURAGE Pakistan returns MP boy who strayed across 5 years ago NO STAY ON SC/ST ACT ORDER Govt says SC usurping power of legislature, judges disagree JYOTI MALHOTRA NEW DELHI, MAY 3 JETINDAERA ARJANWARA returned home to India Thursday after spending five years in two Pakistani jails. He had crossed over to Sindh in search of water in 2013. FromSeonidistrictinMadhya Pradesh, Jetindaera was diagnosedwithsicklecellanaemia,a blooddisorder,butwasattended to by medical doctors in Pakistan’s Hyderabad and Malir jails. The doctors brought him to the notice of barrister Zaya Hamid who was inspecting the jails in 2014 and again in 2018. Subsequently, civil society actors in Pakistan took up Jetindaera’s case. On Thursday afternoon,Jetindaeracrossedthe border at Wagah, wearing a garlandof roses.Hehasbeenturned Jetindaera with Justice Nasir who paid for Lahore flight over to the Red Cross till such time his brother Bharat reaches Amritsar from Seoni to take him home. It is learnt that when Bharat went to police in Seoni and told them he had only Rs 300 to traveltoAmritsar,thepolicemen pooled together Rs 10,000 between themselves and sent him onward. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY Atrocities against Dalits happening because no quick punishment: Bench ANANTHAKRISHNAN G NEW DELHI, MAY 3 Nameplates of winners who skipped the national film awards ceremony were removed at Vigyan Bhavan. Tashi Tobgyal NATIONAL FILM AWARDS 50 skip film awards, say should have got award from President, not I&B Ministers KRISHN KAUSHIK & DIVYA A NEW DELHI, MAY 3 THE 65th National Film Awards ceremony saw a lot of suspense, drama, action and emotion — much of this for the way the ceremony was conducted rather than the cinema that was being celebrated. An estimated 50 of the 125 awardees refused to attend the event, in protest that they were not getting the awards from President of India Ramnath Kovind. It all started yesterday, when the awardees reached the venue for a rehearsal. They were told that breaking away from tradition,thePresidentof Indiawould giveawayonlyselectfewawards — 11 of the 70 categories — and therestwouldbegivenbyUnion Minister for Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani and Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore. This did not go down well with many awardees who felt that this was a break from tradition, segregated the awards into two categories without any reason,and,mostimportantly,went againstwhattheirinvitationhad said, that the President would give them their award. Irani had to be called to placate them. She told them that it was the decision of Rashtrapati Bhavan. She promised to “convey” their “sentiments” to the President’s office. Unimpressed, the winners reached The Ashok Hotel, where all who had come from outside Delhi had been accommodated, and went into a huddle. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 HEARING ON the Centre’s petition seeking review of the SupremeCourt’sMarch20order, whichstoppedautomaticarrests in cases under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, witnessed sharp exchanges Thursday with the government telling the court that it had usurpedpowersof thelegislature andthebenchgivingitback,saying atrocities against Dalits were continuing not because of its order, but because there was no quick punishment for offenders. “Forthelastfourdecades,the court has believed that it has the power of legislature,” Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit, contending that the March 20 order amounted to law-making by courts. “Your lordships have passed First sighted two months ago, tiger found A Reddy brother by his side, Modi accuses Cong of defaming Bellary hiding in abandoned Bareilly factory ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL NEW DELHI, MAY 3 AT FIRST, they thought those people were crying wolf. On Thursday evening, they found the tiger. And with it, an incredible story of survival that began in Haldwani or Pilibhit, wound its way through the tall sugarcane fields of western Uttar Pradesh, paused inside an abandoned rubber factory on the outskirts 8 THEEDITORIAL PAGE of Bareilly and ended up inside a narrow tunnel. Estimated to be 3-4 years old and weighing 172.45 kg on an empty stomach, “Fateh” will now spend the rest of his life in Kanpur zoo. Accordingtoofficialsandrescuers, the first alarm was raised two months ago near the crumbling factory northwest of the city.Asreportsof moresightings came in, a team from the UP forest department and the Wildlife CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 JOHNSON T A BELLARY, MAY 3 SPEAKING ON the home turf of theReddybrothers,whoarefacing a number of charges includingillegaliron-oremining,Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday accused the Congress of consistently defaming Bellary by projecting the region as “inhabited by robbers and thieves” while ignoring the good governance witnessed during the Vijayanagara empire between The tiger, named ‘Fateh’, will be shifted to Kanpur zoo. Meanwhile, Yeddyurappa campaigns in Chikmagalur the 14th and 17th centuries. The Prime Minister also called the Congress anti-Dalit, anti-Muslim anti-OBC and antiwomen, and said the BJP has done more for these communities despite being tagged a “Brahmin and Bania” party. He cited the examples of the Congress failing to make Dalit leader Mallikarjun Kharge the chief minister of Karnataka in 2013 and the BJP’s role in making Ram Nath Kovind the Presidentof Indiaasexamplesof the BJP’s greater acknowledgement of the community. The Prime Minister cited Hurting the judiciary BY ARVIND P DATAR ● PAGE ONE ANCHOR 15 DAYS & COUNTING, THIS VILLAGE WAITS FOR ITS MISSING Institute for Civil Services Examination We congratulate over 400+ of our successful students in the Civil Services Examination 2017. We are happy & proud to announce that our students have captured all the first 7 ranks this year, 15 positions within the first 20 ranks and 32 positions within the first 50 ranks. Anudeep Durishetty AIR 01 Anu Kumari AIR 02 Sachin Gupta AIR 03 In Gattehalli, the families of the missing. Deepak Daware VIVEK DESHPANDE GATTEPALLI, KASNASUR (GADCHIROLI), MAY 3 NEARLY A fortnight after the Gadchiroli police claimed one of its biggest successes in an antiMaoist operation, 21 of the 40 bodies remain unidentified. Most of them decomposed beyond recognition, these lie at four mortuaries, in Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Gondia and Bramhapuri, and could contain answers to what happened to eight people who went missing from Gattepalli village in Gadchiroli district around the same time. Of the 19 identified too, five bodies are yet to be claimed by their next of kin. The relatives of the missing eight belonging to Gattepalli — the youngest 15, the oldest 39 — have been doing the rounds of police and mortuaries to see if their kin are among the dead. Their fears were strengthened whenoneof thebodiesappeared to resemble one of the missing girls,BhujjiUsendi,15.However, DNA result is awaited. The government ordered testing of all thebodiesafterreportsemerged of eight missing villagers. The families are reluctant to talk, claiming pressure from boththeauthoritiesandMaoists. SP, Gadchiroli district, Abhinav Deshmukh said, “We are relying upon DNA test to ascertain if the missing eight, four girls and three men (apart from Bhujji), had died in our operation. It will take some time for the DNA test results to reach us.” Villagerssaytheeight,includingBhujjiUsendi,NusseMadavi, Anita Gawde, Raso Madavi, yet CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Atul Prakash AIR 04 Pratham Kaushik AIR 05 Koya Sree Harsha AIR 06 Ayush Sinha AIR 07 Abhishek Surana AIR 10 Siddharth Jain AIR 11 Ashima Mittal AIR 12 Sagar Kumar AIR 13 Neha Jain Shivani Goyal Abhijeet Sinha Badole Girish Dilip AIR 14 AIR 15 AIR 19 AIR 20 VAJIRAM AND RAVI IAS STUDY CENTRE LLP 9-B, Bada Bazar Marg, Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi-110060. Phone: 25820000, 25734058 www.vajiramandravi.com Jaipur CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 rules which are in the nature of laws... by virtue of separation of powers, which is part of the basic structure, court can lay down guidelines for disposal of a case but not as a matter of law in respect of the whole country,” he said. But the bench disagreed and pointed out that there were several cases in the past where judicialpronouncementshadsettled the law. The Attorney General referred to protests against the March 20 order but Justice Lalit reminded him that “our judgmentdidnotaskanyonetocommit any crime”. Venugopal said the matter should be sent to a larger bench for review and requested the court to stay its judgment until then. But the court did not grant any stay and fixed May 16 as the date of the next hearing. When Venugopal pointed to the necessity of stringent CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 7 WORLD CHINAINSTALLS MISSILESON SOUTHCHINA SEAOUTPOSTS TRUMP ADMITS HE REPAID HUSH MONEY FOR STORMY DANIELS
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