eye THE SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE After the Gold Rush LUCKNOW, LATE CITY MARCH17,2019 20+6(EYE)PAGES,`5.00 DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA SUNDAY STORY PAGE 9 Forward Posts With social media setting agenda this election, parties are banking on an army of party volunteers to spread the word BIG PICTURE WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM PAGES 10-11 Looking for Pather Panchali A film gets it new fame, but Kolar Gold Fields has many more stories In his pitch for change in West Bengal recently, PM Modi harked back to that novel-film. But there is no one Nischindipur but many POST-PULWAMA EC changes rules, manifestos at least 48 hrs before voting EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, MARCH 16 THEELECTIONCommission(EC) amended the Model Code of Conduct(MCC)onSaturdayprohibitingpoliticalpartiesfromreleasing their manifestos in the last 48 hours leading up to voting in each phase of the coming Lok Sabha elections. The 17thLokSabha elections will be held in seven phases, between April 11 and May 19, and the results will be declared on May 23. CELEBRATING WOMANHOOD DECISION 2019 The above change has been made in Part 8 of the MCC, which deals with poll manifestos. The EC’s decision stems from the recommendation of a 14-member committee set up to revisit the MCC, Section 126 of the Representation of the People (RP) Act (which prohibits CONTINUEDONPAGE2 Pakistan to be part of India after 2025: RSS leader Indresh Kumar EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE MUMBAI, MARCH 16 SENIOR RSS leader Indresh KumaronSaturdaysaidPakistan would be a part of India after 2025. Addressing a gathering here on the subject of ‘KashmirWay Ahead’, the Sangh national executive member said, “Aap India ready to let another country verify terror apparatus in Pak likhkar lijiye 5-7 saal bad aap kahin Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sialkot mein makan kharidenge aur business karne ka mauka milega (You can take it down that five-seven years later, you will get a chance to buy a house or do business somewhere in Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Sialkot).” CONTINUEDONPAGE2 SHUBHAJIT ROY NEW DELHI, MARCH 16 Akhtar, whose husband Mehboob Khokhar was killed in the Christchurch attack, on Saturday. The two had come from Ahmedabad to visit their son Imran. Reuters Gujarat to Kerala, six Indians among those killed in NZ attack ADITI RAJA, SREENIVAS JANYALA & SHAJU PHILIP VADODARA, HYDERABAD, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 16 FROM A father praying for the well-being of his five-day-old daughter to a husband who saw a shooting begin inside the mosque his wife walked into, at least six Indians were killed whenanAustralia-borngunman opened fire with assault rifles during Friday prayers in Christchurch, New Zealand. While sources in the government said that two Indian nationals were injured and seven reported missing, including two CONTINUEDONPAGE2 WORLD ATTACKER CHARGED WITH MURDER PAKISTANI MAN DIED TRYING TO STOP ATTACKER PAGE 15 FOR THE first time India is said to be open to third-party and international verification of terror infrastructure in Pakistan, even as it fears the action taken by Islamabad against terror groups in the past few weeks has been cosmetic. Sources in the government said many countries with excellent credentials could verify the facts of India’s dossier on the presence of terror camps inside Pakistan. This is important, sourcessaid,asIndiacannotvisit and verify this itself. SourcessaidIndiahasshared key details such as coordinates of the terror groups operating from Pakistan soil with Islamabad,whichcanbeverified by a third country. Pakistan continues to deny the presence of CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Wayahead notclear THE LINES between the Pakistani establishment and terror infrastructure are blurred so it is not clear how third-country verification will happen, if it happens at all. It puts pressure on Pakistan but raises questions given that a “third-party” role in India-Pak istan affairs has always been anathema in Delhi.
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