TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 16 PAGES, JAIPUR, `5.00 ● WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA JOURNALISM OF COURAGE UP CM’S TEMPLE PUSH Faizabad is Ayodhya, new airport after Ram THE INDIAN EXPRESS Wishes Its Readers HAPPYDIWALI We are closed today and tomorrow. There will be no edition of the newspaper on November 8 and 9, 2018 District gets renamed amid calls for Mandir ka nirman karo Congress candidate V S Ugrappa celebrates in Ballari. PTI Rallies in Mizoram seeking CEO’s removal, EC sends team DECISION 2018 MIZORAM NOVEMBER 28 ABHISHEK SAHA & RITIKA CHOPRA GUWAHATI, NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 6 OVER40,000peopletookpartin a rally in Aizawl Tuesday morning to demand the removal of Mizoram’sChief ElectoralOfficer (CEO) S B Shashank over allegationsof biasintheconductof the upcoming polls, officials said. The Election Commission (EC) has dispatched a three-member committeetothestatetoresolve the issue. The massive rally and the EC’s move came after Chief MinisterLalThanhawlawroteto Prime Minister Narendra Modi CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 BJP bastion Ballari falls, as Cong-JD(S) takes Karnataka 4-1 JOHNSON TA BENGALURU, NOVEMBER 6 SIGNALLING SHRINKING support for the powerful Reddy brothers and the BJP in Ballari, the Congress Tuesday regained the Ballari Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka after almost 15 years, winning the recently concluded bypoll by a margin of almost 2.5 lakh votes. The Ballari victory was the icingonthecakefortherulingJD (S)-Congressalliance,whichalso registered thumping wins over the BJP in four of five (three Lok Sabha and two Assembly) seats in bypolls conducted on November3.TheBJPretainedthe ShimogaLSseat,whereBJPstate chief B S Yeddyurappa’s son, B Y Raghavendra beat the JD (S). The sweep in the bypolls has given the JD (S) and Congress enough impetus to carry the allianceforwardintothe2019parliament elections. While JD (S) and Congress leaders said that alliance talks for the 2019 polls would progress faster now, state Ferment in CBI & SC internal issues, need self-correction: V-P BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook with actors dressed as Ram, Sita and Lakshman in Ayodhya on Tuesday. Vishal Srivastav AVANEESH MISHRA AYODHYA, NOVEMBER 6 BJP leaders called for “introspection”. “It is the joint efforts of the leaders and workers of the JD (S) and Congress that has made this victory possible in four seats. In the Parliament polls also the JD (S) and Congress will contest together. We will finalise ticket sharing after taking Rahul Gandhi and local Congress leaders into confidence,’” said JD (S) CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 AS THE chorus for early construction of a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site grows within the Sangh Parivar in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lent weightatgroundzero,announcing Tuesday that Faizabad district, home to the pilgrim town, will henceforth be known as Ayodhya district. He also declared that Ayodhya will have its own airport named after Ram and a medical college named after Ram’s father King Dashrath. Cheering the announcements, people in the crowd raised slogans of “Yogiji ek kaam karo, Mandir ka nirman karo (Yogi, do one job: build the temple)”. “Ayodhya is a symbol of our aan, baan aur shaan (honour, pride and prestige). Nobody can do injustice to Ayodhya,” Adityanath said at the Deepotsav celebrations here which was also attended by South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook, UP Governor Ram Naik, Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon and Minister of State (External Affairs) Gen (retd) V K Singh. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Opp criticises move, Gujarat for Ahmedabad name change EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE LUCKNOW, GANDHINAGAR, NOVEMBER 6 ASBJPrivalsreactedsharplytothe UP Chief Minister’s announcement that Faizabad district will henceforthbecalledAyodhyadistrict, the party’s government in Gujarat, while praising Yogi CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 KRISHN KAUSHIK & ABANTIKA GHOSH NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 6 THE FERMENT in institutions such as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recently and intheSupremeCourtearlierthis year are “internal issues,” and, therefore, call for “internal correctives,” Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said here today. Speaking to The Indian Express, Naidu said “there is a self-correction needed in those institutions” and there have to 8 THEEDITORIAL PAGE Jaipur ‘RBI needs to engage banks regularly’. Anil Sharma be internal discussions. “You see what has happened also, even in the Supreme Court, even in the CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Significance of INS Arihant By ARUN PRAKASH
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