eye THE SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE Eat, Play, Love NEWDELHI,LATECITY JANUARY6,2019 22+6(EYE)PAGES,`6.00 (`8 PATNA& RAIPUR, ` 12 SRINAGAR) WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA IDEA EXCHANGE SUNDAY STORY PAGE 10 ‘IF 1984 GUILTY HAD BEEN PUNISHED, THERE WOULDN’T BE MUMBAI 1993, GUJARAT 2002’ H S PHOOLKA, Senior lawyer PAGE 11 HASINA A look at how the leader of the Awami League used realpolitik and textbook governance to consolidate her hold on power in Bangladesh RAIDS ACROSS UP AND DELHI Sabarimala: Mallya named first fugitive economic offender under new law CBI to examine Akhilesh in mining case, SP cries vendetta SADAF MODAK MUMBAI, JANUARY 5 A SPECIAL court Saturday declared Vijay Mallya a “fugitive economic offender”, the first such designation under the Fugitive Economic Offenders (FEO) Act, 2018. Special judge M S Azmi allowed in part a plea filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) last year asking that the businessman be declared a fugitive economic offender. “The hearing on the second part of the application that is for confiscation of properties mentioned in the application and the list annexed to the central government would be commenced from the next date,” the operative part of the order said. The ‘second part’ will be heard on February 5. The court CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 EXPLAINED E ● The noose tightens UNDER THE Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018, an offender is one against whom an arrest warrant for a scheduled offence — where the total value involved is Rs 100 crore or more — has been issued by a court, and who has left India so as to avoid criminal prosecution, and being abroad, refuses to return to India to face criminal prosecution. Mallya has been declared a proclaimed offender under the CrPC earlier; the declaration under the FEO Act increases the pressure on him to return. IAS officer B Chandrakala’s home searched, agency FIR names 11 Akhilesh and Maya talk UP seats, could split all but 6 SNOW BLANKET It snowed across Kashmir from late afternoon Friday to Saturday morning; plains of the Valley saw among the heaviest snow in recent years, Met officials said. Srinagar had 10 inches of snowfall until 8.30 am Saturday; Gulmarg had 2 feet Shuaib Masoodi LALMANI VERMA FIR against 28 after stray cattle are herded into school in UP MANISH SAHU LUCKNOW, JANUARY 5 POLICEINShahjahanpurinUttar Pradesh have lodged an FIR against eight named and 20 unidentified persons for allegedly herding stray cattle inside a government primary school after breaking open the lock on the school’s gate in Nagaria Bhujurgh village in the Jalalabad police station area late January 2 night. By the time a team of thedistrict administration and police reached the school on January 3 however, the animals had been CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 WORLD FOREIGN STUDENTS IN TOP UNIVERSITIES SHOULD STAY, HELP US GROW: TRUMP XI’S 1ST ORDER TO ARMY IN 2019: BE BATTLE-READY P 17 Interstellar craft’s navigator looks at New Horizons — and even beyond SOWMIYA ASHOK NEW DELHI, JANUARY 5 HIS WORK at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, is rather likesolvingamathematicsproblem on which a friend too, is working, says Dr Shyamkumar Bhaskaran — “If both have the same answer, then that is good enough.” Dr Bhaskaran leads an independent navigation team at JPL that supported the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) of Johns Hopkins University on the New Horizons Mission. On New Year’s Day, the mission presented the world with a pixelated blob that was the first image of Ultima Thule, a tiny, icy, trans-Neptunian object in the Kuiper Belt, which became, as the New Horizons spacecraft sped past it, the farthest object ever visited by humankind. Later images brought Ultima Thule into sharper focus — a Badminton champions Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap on life, love and the game Dr Shyamkumar Bhaskaran snowman-likeobjectthatcould, along with the countless other objects in the Kuiper Belt, hold the key to our understanding of the origin of the Solar System. It was by a pleasant coincidence that the New Horizons rendezvous with Ultima Thule took place on the first day of the year.“Theflybyisdetermined by orbital mechanics, we can’t change it by very much, the dynamics of the Solar System does play a role,” Dr Bhaskaran said in a Skype interview. “These flybys are very critical, all you’ve got is CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 BIG PICTURE PAGES 12-13 Some want chowkidaar removed at any cost: PM SAMPAD PATNAIK BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 5 UP’s Animal Farm As the government struggles against burgeoning cattle numbers, in farms across UP anger is growing PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at the Congress, accusing it of working atthebehestof middlemen during the UPA’s term and saying “some people want the chowkidaar removed at any cost”. Addressingarallyin Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, he praised Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman’s speech during the CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 NEW DELHI, JANUARY 5 Irregularities took place between 2012 and 2016, says the CBI. Vishal Srivastav DEEPTIMAN TIWARY NEW DELHI, JANUARY 5 THE CBI will examine the alleged roles of Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and his former Cabinet colleague Gayatri Prajapati in a case of illegal mining, according to an FIR filed by the agency on January 2. On Saturday, the CBI searched 14 locations across Delhi and UP in connection with the case, which deals with illegal mining in Hamirpur between 2012 and 2016. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 SEEKING NON-YADAV OBC and non-Jatav Dalit votes, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) have decided to keep space open for non-dominant caste parties in their upcoming alliance for the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Towards that end, the BSP and SP leaderships have agreed to keep aside two seats for such smaller parties, sources said. Therewasbroadagreementthat the BSP and SP would contest 37 seats each, leaving the remaining six for allies, including two each for the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and the Congress, the sources said. The seat sharing arrangement was discussed in a meeting of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP president Mayawati in CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Violence in Kannur, Centre seeks state’s report LIZ MATHEW & SHAJU PHILIP NEW DELHI, THIRUVANTHAPURAM, JAN 5 WITH PROTESTS over the entry of women into Sabarimala spiralling into violence in Kannur and other districts of Kerala, the Centre has sought a report from the state government on the situation. “We have asked for a report. It has not come yet,” Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told The Sunday Express. Asked if theCentre was concerned about the developments in Kerala, Singhsaid,“Thesituationshould come under control soon.” In Delhi, the BJP alleged that the violence was unleashed by the LDF government and warned that the state government and the CPI(M) would “face consequences under constitutional provisions.” “This an issue of devotees, an issueconcerningHindusociety... Instead of dealing with the matter in a sensible way, the state governmenthaswreakedhavoc, resulting in injuries to a lot of devotees and the death of a devotee,” BJP spokesperson GVL Rao said at a press conference in the party head quarters. “We want to warn, advise and caution the Kerala governmenttostopthisstatesponsored violence forthwith,” he said. Kannur district, which has beentensesincetheWednesday hartal called by the Sabarimala ActionCouncil,backedbytheBJP, over the entry of women into Sabarimala,stayedtensewithattacks and counter-attacks by CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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