eye THE SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE Out of the Box NEWDELHI,LATECITY FEBRUARY3,2019 26+6(EYE)PAGES,`6.00 (`8 PATNA & RAIPUR, ` 12SRINAGAR) DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA SUNDAY STORY BIG PICTURE PAGE 13 WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM As the architecture department of India’s premier planning and architecture college celebrates its platinum jubilee, a look back at the beginning and blossoming of the discipline in the country PAGES 14-15 Why everybody loves UBI Other Side of the Mirror Interim budget has given an assured income to farmers, Congress has promised a minimum guaranteed income. The basics of the debate As the Supreme Court clears the decks to reopen dance bars, the stories of some of the lives that changed one night in 2005 RALLIES IN BATTLEGROUND BENGAL ELGAAR PARISHAD CASE After budget, Modi hardsells sops for farmers, middle class RAVIK BHATTACHARYA & SANTANU CHOWDHURY THAKURNAGAR, DURGAPUR, KOLKATA, FEBRUARY 2 INHISfirstpublicralliesafterthe presentation of the interim budget,PrimeMinisterNarendra ModiSaturdayhailedthebudget as a “historic” step for small farmers and the middle class. Speaking in West Bengal, Modi askedtheTrinamoolCongressto back the citizenship amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha. “Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay’s Pather Panchali was notonlyadaptedformasterpiece cinema [by Satyajit Ray], it also showed the picture of villages of Bengal with poverty and CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 RAM TEMPLE MUST BE BUILT AT THE EARLIEST: SHAH PAGE 6 Farm income support a major policy shift: Garg SUNNY VERMA, AANCHAL MAGAZINE & ANIL SASI NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 2 WITH AGRICULTURE prices remainingdepressedovertimeand termsoftradeturningagainstthe farmers, the natural policy responsewastoprovidethemadirect income support scheme, Department of Economic Affairs SecretarySubhashChandraGarg said Saturday. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 WORK BEGINS ON FARM SCHEME To ensure the quick disbursement of the first installment of cash transfers to small farmers, the Centre has asked states to identify beneficiaries for the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme announced in the budget. FULL STORY, PAGE 7 Teltumbde arrested, released; court says action illegal, contempt of SC SC had given him protection from arrest for 4 weeks WhatSC said on January14 CHANDAN HAYGUNDE & SUSHANT KULKARNI PUNE, FEBRUARY 2 DALIT SCHOLAR and civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde’s fortunes swung from disappointmenttodespairtorelief inamatter of 24 hours after a court in Pune first rejected his application for anticipatory bail and, after Teltumbde was picked up by police, declared his arrest illegal. Teltumbde was released Saturday evening after the completion of formalities. In the afternoon, the court said that the Supreme Court would be informed about his illegal arrest. The renowned academic, who teaches at the Goa Institute of Management, was arrested before dawn at Mumbai airport after the court turned down his anticipatory bail plea earlier on Friday evening. “What has happened (arrest by Pune Police) is highly embarrassing for a person of internationalstaturelikeme.Iclaimthat there are very few people in the Scholar-activist Anand Teltumbde leaves the court with his family in Pune on Saturday evening. Arul Horizon country with a profile like me,” Teltumbde said after he was released. He rubbished the Pune Police charges against him: “These are all concocted charges based on completely fabricated evidence,” he said. Teltumbde predicted that allegations about his visit to Paris for a conference at the behest of a banned Maoist outfit, would “boomerang”. Teltumbde’s brother-in-law and Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar was among those present in the courtroom during the arguments over his arrest. Teltumbde is among 22 people named as accused in the Elgaar Parishad case for alleged CPI(Maoist)links.OnJanuary14, while rejecting his plea to quash the Pune Police FIR against him, the Supreme Court had granted him protection from arrest for fourweeks,sothathecouldseek bail from the trial court. Teltumbdehadaccordingly filed the plea for anticipatory bail on January 18. Thecourtdeniedhimreliefon Friday, saying the investigating CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 ON JANUARY 14, the Supreme Court had said that the “investigation (against Teltumbde) is getting bigger and bigger”, and it was not inclined to quash the FIR. However, the court said: “...Counsel for the petitioner submits that interim protection against arrest granted by the High Court on 15th October, 2018... remained in force until... 18th January, 2019. We extend the said interim protection for a period of four weeks from today within which the petitioner may seek regular/pre-arrest bail from the Competent Authority...” FULL COVERAGE PAGE 9 MP EX-DGP RISHI KR SHUKLA Govt picks new Director of CBI, Oppn dissents EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 2 TWENTY-TWO days after Alok Verma was ousted as CBI chief, the Centre Saturday appointed Rishi Kumar Shukla, a 1983batch IPS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, the agency’s new Director.ShuklawastheMadhya Pradesh police chief until January when he was transferred by the Kamal Nath governmentas chairman of policehousing. T h e He is a 1983- Appointments batch, MPCommittee of cadre officer the Cabinet (ACC) named Shukla even as Mallikarjun Kharge, the Congress member in the Prime Minister-headedselectionpanel, sent a dissent note that S Javed Ahmed, a 1983-batch UP cadre CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Citizenship: Situation challenging but peaceful, says Assam Chief Secretary ABHISHEK SAHA GUWAHATI, FEBRUARY 2 WITH PROTESTS across Assam against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continuing to intensify, state Chief Secretary Alok Kumar Saturday said the “situationischallenging”andappealed for “peaceful and democratic” protests. Kumar made the remarks at a press conference along with Additional Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, DGP MANOJ CG & SUSHANT SINGH NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 2 OBJECTING TO the appointment of Rishi Kumar Shukla as CBI Director in a dissent note to the Centre, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge Saturday said the officer had no experience handling anti-corruption cases and alleged that the selection criterion mandated by law had been diluted. Kharge, who was part of the three-member selection panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that the government replaced the criterion of “experience in investigation in anti-corruption cases” CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 NEW Kuladhar Saikia and IGP (Special Branch) Hiren Nath in Guwahati Saturday, just days after the BJP district unit president of Tinsukia district, Lakheswar Moran was assaulted by protesters. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 PRESENTING Masala Sprinkled Crackers Qureshi again: After Mirwaiz, Pak Minister dials Geelani of the Hurriyat DELHI Regular Batch Syed Ali Shah Geelani 12 9 AM Feb Weekend Batch 13 April LUCKNOW 12 March Batches also @ HYDERABAD | JAIPUR | PUNE | AHMEDABAD SHUBHAJIT ROY NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 2 FOUR DAYS after speaking to All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Saturday dialled Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and discussed the human rights situation in Kashmir, The Sunday Express has learnt. Thephoneconversationsbetween Pakistan’s Foreign MinisterandHurriyatleadersare unusual,andNewDelhihadearliersummonedPakistan’senvoy over what it called “direct interference”inIndia’sinternalaffairs. Sources said Qureshi and Geelanihadan“in-depthdiscussion” on the deteriorating situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the “gross human rights violations” in Kashmir. While there was no official responsetothephoneconversation, India had warned Pakistan of “implications” if they did not desist from such actions. This had been conveyed by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood Wednesday night,afterQureshi’sphoneconversationwithMirwaizTuesday. Sources said that it is “extremely unusual” for a top CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Selection norm diluted, Shukla is not qualified enough: Kharge 8 in Top 10 | 38 in Top 50 AIR 3 SACHIN GUPTA AIR 4 ATUL PRAKASH AIR 5 PRATHAM KAUSHIK YOU CAN BE NEXT Scan the QR CODE to download VISION IAS app /visionias.upsc Masala lagega toh mazaa badega /c/VisionIASdelhi @parleproducts /parleproducts Visit: www.parleproducts.com Images are for visual representation only. Actual products may differ from those shown above.
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