LATE CITY, 20 PAGES, AHMEDABAD, `4.00 ● THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM TheIndian EXPRESS DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA KARUNANIDHI LAID TO REST IN MARINA BEACH NEXT TO MENTOR 10 THE EDITORIAL PAGE State of mourning JOURNALISM OF COURAGE POLICE ISSUE RED WARNING CARDS TO LOCAL RESIDENTS Fearful families flee UP village as cops crack down to ‘help’ kanwarias ABHISHEK ANGAD KHELUM (UP), AUGUST 8 Beyond either-or in the Valley “WE HAVE secret information that during the Kanwar yatra you might create trouble...with this red card we are informing you that if you create any trouble during the Kanwar yatra, action will be taken against you. You will be held accountable.” This is what “red cards” given to at least 250 residents — Muslims and Hindus — of BY PRATAP BHANU MEHTA BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY Year after she eloped with Dalit, Rohtak girl and police escort are killed IS on NIA radar Karunanidhi’s children Kanimozhi, Alagiri, Stalin and party leader A Raja in Chennai on Wednesday. PTI again: Eight PM, Rahul, seven CMs present; three Far from Marina, in the rain, youths from Hyderabad held killed in stampede at Rajaji Hall paying homage to Kalaignar memorial of his mentor and for questioning ARUN JANARDHANAN DMK founder C N Annadurai. CHENNAI, AUGUST 8 DEEPTIMAN TIWARY NEW DELHI, AUGUST 8 THE NATIONAL Investigation Agency (NIA) is questioning eight young men from Hyderabad who were allegedly planning acts of “terror” on instructions from suspected Islamic State (IS) handlers. After a lull of at least ten months, IS is on the radar of security agencies again despite suffering crushing setbacks in the Middle East. The NIA Monday had CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 TEARS FLOWED freely, slogans rent the air as DMK president M Karunanidhi, who passed away in Chennai at age 94, was laid to rest Wednesday with full state honours on the Marina Beach where people turned out in thousands to pay their final tributes. As family members sobbed and leaders of political parties watched, the casket containing the mortal remains of one of the most towering figures in contemporary Indian politics was lowered into a grave next to the Karunanidhi’s children Stalin, Alagiri, Kanimozhi, Muthu, Selvi, Tamilarasu and wife Rajathi Ammal showered petals on the casket as cries of ‘Thalaivar’ (leader) and ‘Kalaignar pugazh vazhga vazhgavey’ (long live the glory of Kalaignar) rang out. The hearse carrying the casket — it had an inscription in Tamil that read “the one who slogged all his life without rest, CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 FULL COVERAGE PAGE 6 E P UNNY POLLACHI (TN), AUGUST 8 THE NON-STOP rain adds to the effects. Already much tension has built up on the Kerala side of the border ever since the news broke. Everyone seems to anticipate excessive public anger, provoked particularly by the ruling Dravida party that showed neither grace nor tact, attributes the Dravidian legend in focus wielded lethally. At the border, Tamil Nadu police stop us. “No vehicle with a CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 At Ramapatinam, on the Pollachi highway Abandoned home of Hasmat Khan is now police control room. Prem Nath Pandey Khelum village in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh by police over the last week say. Apart from the police’s red cards, meant to deliver a “psychological message”, the district administration has identified 441 locals who “may cause trouble” and have had them sign “symbolic” bonds of Rs 5 lakh if they disturb the peace. The measures, which have set off panic in the village and prompted 70 Muslim families to leave, come a year after violence CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Kutch collector stops export of livestock, traders bank on Centre GOPAL KATESHIYA RAJKOT, AUGUST 8 SUKHBIR SIWACH CHANDIGARH, AUGUST 8 IN A suspected case of “honour killing”, an 18-year-old girl and her police escort, a sub-inspector, were gunned down by two youths on a motorcycle in Rohtak on Wednesday. Rohtak SP Jashandeep Singh Randhawa told The Indian Express that it appeared to be a case of “honour killing”, and they suspected the role of the girl’s family members. Police said the girl, a Jat, had eloped with a Dalit youth on August 24 last year. Her parents had filed an “abduction” complaint, based on which an FIR was registered against the youth, a resident of Singhpura village. But the couple got married and approached the court for security. However, the girl was later found to be a minor — according CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 AFTER KUTCH District Collector imposed an embargo on the export of around 8,000 goats and sheep from Tuna port in Gujarat, saying that the exporters “had not followed due procedure”, Livestock Exporters Association of Gujarat (LEAG) on Wednesday claimed that the state government did not have jurisdiction on the matter and urged the Central government to take cognizance of the incident. The traders claimed that they have been exporting the animals for the last four decades without any issue. Tuna, a minor port near the Kandla port (now Deendayal Port) in Kutch, is the only other port on the west coast, apart from Mumbai, from where livestock are exported. The embargo followed a representation made to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani by animal rights activists on July 21 that The shipment of 7,850 sheep and goats was supposed to leave Tuna port on Sunday. livestock (sheep and goats) were being subjected to cruelty. Over the last two weeks, livestock exporters had ferried 7,850 sheep and goats to Tuna from where they were to be exported to Dubai. The shipment was scheduled to set off from Sunday onward. However, after being instructed by the state government, Kutch District Collector CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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