TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 22 + 4 (NEWSLINE) PAGES, PUNE, `5.00 ● WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA JOURNALISM OF COURAGE BANGLADESHI MIGRANTS Won’t let any illegal stay, will expel one by one: Amit Shah 14 ‘In poll time, Opposition raises issues like Akhlaq...when Akhlaq happened, we won; we will win again’ THE EDITORIAL PAGE What Congress needs to do BY PRATAP BHANU MEHTA BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY EXPRESS NETWORK ● 50 KILLED IN TELANGANA BUS ACCIDENT PAGE 11 PROTEST VIGIL DEEP MUKHERJEE JAIPUR, SEPTEMBER 11 BJP PRESIDENT Amit Shah said Tuesday that the Government will identify all illegal immigrants from Bangladesh in India and expel them, one by one — “chun chun kar nikalenge”. Addressing party workers in Jaipur,ShahalsosaidthattheBJP would win every election, even if there were attempts by the Opposition to revive issues such as the killing of Mohammed Akhlaq over suspicion of consuming beef or the return of awards by authors citing a climate of intolerance. “When Akhlaq happened, we won. We won when award wapsi happened. If they do something elsenow,too,wewill win,” Shah said. Launching a scathing attack on the Congress over the NRC, Shah said: “Arrey, aapko jitna virodh karna hai woh karo, Bharatiya Janata Party ka sankalp CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Protesters demand the arrest of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of raping a nun, in Kochi on Tuesday. Vignesh Krishnamoorthy REPORT, PAGE 9 Amit Shah in Jaipur on Tuesday. Rohit Jain Paras Urban Maoists were caught...Starting with Rahul Gandhi, everyone started to speak in their favour. Now they are silent because some information has come to light... Should those who buy mortars be given freedom? EC sends AAP showcause notice on ‘concealing’ income, party calls it bias EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11 THEELECTIONCommission(EC) servedashowcausenoticetothe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday, asking why its recognitionshouldnotbewithdrawnfor allegedlyconcealingitsactualincome for 2014-15 financial year. The party has been asked to respond within 20 days, failing 16 WORLD which the EC will decide the matter based on the “information available on record”. Earlier this year, as first reported by The Indian Express on January 9, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had flagged to the EC an alleged mismatch in AAP’s actual and reported donations.InhismissivetothenChief Election Commissioner (CEC) A K Joti, CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra had said that AAP had NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11 EXPRESS NETWORK ● SMRITI TARGETS RAHUL ON I-T CASE, CONG HITS BACK AT ‘FOOLISH’ CHARGE, PG 10 ● WILL FILE AFFIDAVIT ON UIDAI PLAN: CENTRE, PG 10 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 PM announces Diwali gift: Pay hike for 24 lakh frontline health workers PRITAM PAL SINGH PRIMEMINISTERNarendraModi on Tuesday announced a hike in the monthly honorarium of accredited social health activists (Ashas)andAnganwadiworkers. There are over 24 lakh of them, mainly women, who attend to health and nutrition needs of mostly women and children. The announcement of doubling of remuneration — made during the PM’s interaction with Anganwadi, ANMs (auxiliary nurse midwives) and Asha workersovervideo-conferencing on Tuesday — will take the mini- NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11 THEREISoverwhelmingcircumstantial evidence to show that Delhi Police personnel were “silent spectators”, “abettors” or “perpetrators” in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the CBI has told the Delhi High Court. “Circumstances really speak louder than words. It has rightly been said that while men may lie, circumstances do not. In the present case, overwhelming circumstantial evidence has come on record to establish that Delhi Police personnel in uniform were either silent spectators to the crime or abettors or even the perpetrators,” the CBI stated in a written submission before a bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel. “The immoral and illegal role of policedidnotevencometoan end when the riots subsided. Even after the registration of a few cases, the investigating agency resorted to sabotage and CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 RSS invites 60 nations to lecture series, Pakistan left out LALMANI VERMA KIM ASKS TRUMP FOR ANOTHER MEETING notdisclosedthesourceof donations adding up to Rs 13.16 crore. The EC’s showcause notice reiteratestheCBDT’sfindings,includingthediscrepancybetween totalcreditof Rs67.67crore(from donationsinexcessof Rs20,000) in AAP’s bank account and total income of Rs 54.15 crore disclosed by the party in its auditedaccountssharedwiththe poll panel. Delhi Police spectators, perpetrators: CBI in HC on 1984 riots BARRING PAKISTAN, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will soon start sending invitations to diplomatic missions of around 60 countries for a three-day lecture series in Delhi next week, which will be addressed by chief Mohan Bhagwat, who will also take questions from the audience. The RSS is also inviting all national political parties and regional parties with a strong base in the states which aggressively target the RSS on different issues. Apart from diplomatic missions and political parties, the RSS is also expected to invite representatives of industry, media and other sectors. “Invitations will be sent to embassies of most Asian countriesexcludingPakistan.Pakistan will not be invited because that country supports terror, kills Indiansoldiersatbordersandits relationswithIndiaarestrained,” said an RSS functionary, who addedthattheEmbassyof China willbeinvitedbecauseChinahas “culturalsimilaritieswithIndia”. Asked about not inviting Pakistan, RSS Delhi unit prachak pramukh Rajiv Tuli declined to comment.Thethree-daylecture seriesbeginsfromSeptember17 in which Bhagwat will address and interact with a select audience comprising prominent citizens on the “Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective”. In a press conference on August 27, RSS All India Prachar Pramukh Arun Kumar had an- nounced the lecture series. “Today, Bharat is moving ahead towards regaining her special anduniquepositionintheworld among the galaxy of nations. At the same time, RSS is realising thatthereisagrowingeagerness amongst larger sections of the society including the intellectuals and the youth to know the RSS perspective on various issues of national importance,” he had said. “The Lecture series has been organised in this context where Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat ji will present RSS’s view on various contemporary issues of national importance.” Onthefirstday,Bhagwatwill speak about the RSS, its organisation,ideology,vision,activities and programmes. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 ● PAGE ONE ANCHOR TWO HELD FOR THEFT, POLICE SAY THEY WANTED TO GET TASTE OF NIZAM LUXURY SREENIVASJANYALA HYDERABAD,SEPTEMBER11 POLICEONTuesdayarrestedtwo people on charges of stealing a golden tiffin box of the VIIth Nizam — made of pure gold and weighing 1,950 gm — a gold cup and saucer set and a gold spoon from the Nizam Museum in Hyderabad. The market value of theitemsisaroundRs1crore,but their antique value would be about Rs 40 crore. But selling off the items was not the first priority of accused Mohammed Ghouse Pasha, 23, and Mohammed Mubeen, 24, Police officers show a stolen gold tiffin box and cup. PTI saidSChaitanyaKumar,AddlDCP, Commissioner’s Task Force, HyderabadCity.Whiletheyhidin a hotel in Mumbai, the duo, who arecousinsandchildhoodfriends, wanted to get a taste of how the Nizams dined in luxury, the Addl DCP said. Ghousetoldthepoliceafterhis arrest Tuesday that first they wanted to get a feel of the luxury inwhichNizamslivedandthathe andMubeenrelishedeatingfrom the tiffin box. “Ghouse and Mubeen are ‘shaukeens’. They grew up in Rajendra Nagar and dreamed of making it big in life someday. Mubeen became fascinated by the tiffin box after visiting the museum months ago. He said he wanted to feel like the Nizams who ate from golden plates.Inthesevendayssincethey stole the items, Ghouse and Mubeen bought food from outsideandatefromthegoldentiffin box with the golden spoon. They drank water from the golden tea cup,’’saidaninspectoroftheTask Force who questioned the duo. According to the police, Ghouse planned the heist meticulously but did not plan how to disposethevaluables.Astheyhid in the hotel, they made calls to jewellers but did not receive any response. Mubeen, who was deportedfromSaudiArabiaforbeating up a Pakistani, made calls to hisfriendstheretofindcustomers, butfailed.Runningoutof money, they decided to return to Hyderabad on September 10 where they were nabbed. CONTINUEDONPAGE2 EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11 Modi interacts with workers via video-conference. PTI mum money an ASHA worker makes every month from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000. Anganwadis who now draw an honorarium of Rs 3,000 will CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Sent list of high-profile fraud cases to PMO, not aware of progress: Rajan ‘Behind NPA: Suspect coal allocation... slow decision-making in UPA & NDA’ ENS ECONOMIC BUREAU NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11 FORMER RESERVE Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said he had submitted a list of highprofile fraud cases to the Prime Minister’s Office urging coordinated action to bring at least one or two to book. “I am not aware of progress onthisfront.Thisisamatterthat should be addressed with urgency,” said Rajan in a note submitted to Parliament Estimates Committee chaired by Member of Parliament Murli Manohar Joshi. He said the banking system has been singularly ineffective in bringing even a single “high profile fraudster to book”. Rajan said the size of frauds 13 EXPLAINED Understanding bad loans inpublicsectorbankswassmall, relative to the overall volume of NPAs. As far as corruption was concerned, he said instead of CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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