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However, whether the party will be able to edge out Shiv Sena is still a concern for some.Read More Congress hopes pinned on Muslim North Indian backward class voters The Congress failed to impress in general and assembly polls in 2014 and is looking to use civic elections as a rebulding platform The party is largely dependent on votes from muslim and backward classes voters The paty workers are hoping to win a decent number of seats knowing they have already lost campaign space due to high voltage battle between BJP and Shiv Sena It hopes to pick up at least 52 seats Read More NCP looking east to stay relevant Sharad Pawar’s NCP is fighting municipal corporation elections this year to stay relevant in the city’s electoral landscape In a 227-member corporation the party has never managed to send across more than 14 members The leader’s primary objective is to improve its performance but even that seems like a difficult task Read More MNS protecting pockets of influence main target Raj Thackeray led MNS is contesting elections with the aim to stop its declining influence in the existing areas of influence- Dadar-Mahim belt Sewri Vikhroli-Bhandup and Borivali There are still leaders in these areas who can change party’s deteriorating influence in these traditional strongholds Read More AIMIM’s strong chances in Mumbadevi and Byculla Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM is contesting BMC elections for the first time and has fielded 59 candidates mostly in Muslim-dominated areas The party is expected to win at least 6-8 seats The party leaders are particularly confident of winning from South Mumbai areas including Byculla and Mumbadevi Read More For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPublished: February 26 2016 12:28 am Top News House Supreme Union Law Minister HR Gokhale favours the setting up of a parliamentary committee to decide whether a particular piece of legislation was against the Constitution or not He does not want the courts to determine the question of ultra vires Gokhale who was talking informally to newsmen said that in the UK no court could declare a law passed by Parliament invalid The law minister made it plain that the view that the power of the courts to declare laws ultra vires should be curtailed was his personal opinion So was his view that a parliamentary body be set up to decide on the question In reply to a question Gokhale said the parliamentary body in his view ought to place its report before Parliament for a final say on the matter The basic assumption in Gokhale’s stand was that Parliament is supreme in passing a law and saying that it is valid Deng’s Disgrace Former US President Richard Nixon visited China’s Tsinghua University and heard an official there explain why the former first Vice Prime Minister Deng Xiaoping was again in disgrace “Mr Deng was a capitalist roader who was sharply criticised by the people during the Cultural Revolution and who does not want to repent” the official told Nixon “As long as they correct their mistakes we welcome them back Whether they do that depends on them At present the debate is in full swing… under the centralised leadership of the party step by step” he said The comments to Nixon by Chi who is chairman of the university’s revolutionary committee was the first confirmation by a Chinese official of Deng’s disgrace Habeas Corpus Case The Supreme Court reserved its judgment in the habeas corpus case Hearing in the case began on December 15 1975 and ended on February 25 1976 after Additional Solicitor-General VP Raman concluded his arguments For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: May 15 2017 8:27 pm Katrina Kaif sharing a childhood picture with her mom as a Mother’s Day post on her Instagram account Related News Katrina Kaif has been on a roll ever since she joined Instagram From mood pictures to her moments from the sets the actor has been sharing it all So as the world celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday it was must that we have the star sharing a moment Katrina Kaif‘s Mother’s Day message is sure to bring a big smile on your face The actress has shared a super cute throwback photo with her mom and the caption is sure to melt your hearts She starts by describing how her mother was always her dancing partner and she’s the strongest person that the actress has ever come across Here’s what the caption reads: “My most favourite memory of my childhood is dancing with my mother To the strongest woman I knowWhat would the world be without you#happtmothersday” We’ve always known that Kat is really close to her family especially her mom and sisters She shares a special bond with her mother just like every other girl Now we do know where you get your good looks from Kat In sharing a special message for mom on her special day Katrina was not alone Starting from Alia Bhatt Sonakshi Sinha and Kajol to Shraddha Kapoor Farhan Akhtar and Anil Kapoor most of the celebs wrote their hearts out and shared their messages for their mothers on social media While many of them took to Instagram Twitter and Facebook early in the morning to wish their beloved moms actors like Shahid Kapoor Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan posted their wishes later in the evening and totally nailed it with their extra special messages Also Read |Tiger Zinda Hai: Austria to Abu Dhabi Katrina Kaif is still glowing despite the extreme change in weather Seephoto On the work front Katrina is busy with Tiger Zinda Hai which also stars Salman Khan The actress is currently in Dubai shooting for the film and every now and then she keeps posting a picture or two from the sets of the film We must say she’s turning into this person who is very social media friendly and that’s a little surprising because Kat had always stayed away from it For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 6 2017 5:02 am The Power Hungry City (Representational Image) Related News With the capital witnessing the hottest days of the season so far Delhi government officials Monday successfully scrambled to make preparations for the resultant surge in demand for power — something they had forecast would happen earlier At 306 pm on Monday Delhi recorded an all-time high power demand of 6361 megawatt (MW) The power demand on Monday was 12 per cent more than the peak power demand of 5673 MW recorded on the same day last year The 6000 MW-mark was breached for the first time on May 19 last year and the demand had touched 6261 MW on June 30 2016 A Delhi government official said “We realised yesterday (Sunday) that there was going to be a surge in power demand Hence we had arranged for supply of nearly 6600 MW of power The demand is unlikely to go beyond this mark” He added that power utilities were prepared to take maximum load “without considerable load-shedding” A BSES official said: “Arrangements have been firmed up by BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) to source adequate power to meet the peak power demand of its over 388 lakh consumers during the ensuing summer months The arrangements include long-term PPAs and banking arrangements with other states” The official added that Delhi’s peak power demand “during the summer of 2017 is expected to touch around 6500-6600 MW Last summer it had touched 6261 MW — the highest ever recorded in the national capital” In south and west Delhi the power demand — “which had reached 2669 MW during the summer of 2016 — is expected to touch around 2800 MW this year” In east and central Delhi “the peak power had reached 1493 MW last year… and is expected to touch around 1600 MW this year” he added For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: May 9 2015 12:13 am Related News In the end it wasn’t even close The popular prediction of a hung parliament in Britain egged on by opinion polls was decimated at the polling booth where voters chose stability and have returned a Conservative government led by Prime Minister David Cameron to power The Tories have won a clearer mandate than they had going in — though their former coalition partner the Liberal Democratic party has been eviscerated across the island Labour with 30 per cent of the vote to the Tories’ 37 capitulated in the face of Scottish nationalism which has seen the Scottish National Party win an astonishing 56 out of 59 seats The UK Independence Party (Ukip) is the other big loser winning just one seat despite emerging as the country’s third largest party in terms of vote share These results will strengthen calls to overhaul Britain’s first-past-the-post electoral system The contrast is stark: With only 5 per cent of the national vote the SNP commands more than 50 seats in Westminster while the more than 10 per cent who voted for Ukip will see their party limited to single digits Armed with a slim but outright majority the Tories may yet find it more difficult to govern once the glow of victory wears off This election was billed as a gamechanger for Britain one whose outcome might determine the union’s very existence The result might indeed be said to have deepened Britain’s problems Cameron and his government will have to continue to manage a fragile economic recovery and navigate uncertain territory with the promised referendum on European Union membership in 2017 and a renewed bid for independence from Scotland On the economy and Europe Cameron must battle his party’s newly emboldened — in the absence of the moderating influence of a coalition partner — backbenchers and Eurosceptics who would see draconian spending cuts to control the deficit and dream of a potentially disastrous “Brexit” More urgently Cameron will also have to try to salvage a union under threat Another referendum on the Scottish question is all but inevitable and English nationalist sentiment especially strong among said backbenchers has been uncorked in response Can two parties so diametrically opposed find a way to work together This will be the biggest test of Cameron’s leadership For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: December 12 2016 1:08 pm As S S Rajamouli gives Dhruva a rave review Related News Director SS Rajamouli took some time off from Baahubali: The Conclusion shooting to watch Ram Charan Teja’s latest film Dhruva In a series of tweets he has given a glowing review of the movie and the performances of its actor “My full appreciation to charan and surendarreddy for keeping the story infront instead of image which made Dhruva intresting and captivating from beg till endCharan looks great with his fantastic physicperformed very well with subtle expressions through out Rakul is ravishing” Rajamoul posted on his Twitter page The Baahubalu maker seems to be quite impressed with actor Aravind Swamy who has played the main antagonist in the film Dhruva is the remake of Tamil hit Thani Orvan One of the plus points of the movie was that it had a strong villain character For the most part of the film Aravind’s character outsmarts the hero’s at every turn “Aravind swamy already proved in tamil version and he does no less here Greatjob full marks to the writer who did a fabulous jobReal hero” Rajamouli tweeted Aravind has played the same role in the original Tamil version which had Jayam Ravi playing the protagonist The film directed by Ravi’s brother Mohan Raja became the biggest hit in the former’s acting career Read:Dhruva movie review: Ram Charan Teja Arvind Swami steal the show Dhruva meanwhile is also an important film for Ram Charan’s career The actor had taken this film quite seriously and took his dedication to the next level while shooting Even the makers of the film were not ready to leave anything for chance and ensured that the box office stays free of any major challenges at least for next two weeks Actor Suriya’s Singam 3 which was gearing up to open in theatres on December 16 was asked to push back the release by a week Dhruva released on Friday to a good response and it is said to have been an excellent weekend for the film in terms of collections “Sunday Numbers are FANTASTIC Excellent Weekend #Dhruva” tweeted Vamsi Kaka the PR for the film The makers however are yet to share the official worldwide box office numbers of Dhruva For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWashington:Both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush Democratic and Republican frontrunners respectively in the 2016 White House race have lost some ground in New Hampshire the state set to host the campaign’s first primary The former Secretary of State’s sizable lead among Democrats in New Hampshire has been trimmed to single digits with Senator Bernie Sanders making a strong push in a state that narrowly broke Clinton’s way in 2008 according to a new CNN/WMUR poll Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton IBN Live Bush also still narrowly leads the Republican field in New Hampshire but real estate mogul Donald Trump’s gains in the state suggest the billionaire businessman is establishing a following in New Hampshire CNN said Among the Democrats Clinton still holds an 8-point edge over Sanders with 43 percent behind Clinton and 35 percent backing Sanders Vice President Joe Biden clocks in at 8 percent with 2 percent or less supporting Martin O’Malley Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee The poll marks a significant tightening of the contest since May when Clinton stood at 51 percent with Elizabeth Warren at 20 percent and Sanders at 13 percent More see Clinton as presidential than Sanders with 38 percent saying she has the personal characteristics and qualities a president should have compared with 27 percent who think Sanders is best representative of those qualities On the Republican side the new CNN/WMUR New Hampshire Primary poll found Trump at 11 percent just behind Bush at 16 percent They were followed by Rand Paul at 9 percent Scott Walker at 8 percent and Carly Fiorina and Marco Rubio both at 6 percent Ben Carson and Chris Christie each have 5 percent support As the low numbers at the top of the pack indicate the field is far from settled with 21 percent saying they don’t know which of the 19 candidates tested in the poll they’d support and overall 75 percent saying they’re not committed to any candidate Trump’s gains seem connected to perceptions of him as a successful leader on economic issues and personal traits A whopping 46 percent say Trump is the one in the field "least likely to act like a typical politician if elected president" No one else comes close on that measure Trump’s weakness may come from perceptions of his electability While 37 percent say Bush is the candidate with the best chance to beat the Democratic nominee next year just 7 percent say Trump has the best chance to win While Bush’s favourability rating has ticked upward Since announcing his candidacy for President on June 1 New Hampshire voters seem to be souring on the rest of the field the poll suggested IANS In this session a total of 24 bills were passed including the ordinances on insurance, an ordinance was promulgated after proroguing a House while Parliament was in session. but the two are likely to be working together since Manish is composing music for Pooja’s next film ‘Cabaret’. having delivered the role of a conduit in the drama of love.

the movie will star newcomers in the lead roles and will be a musical with dance sequences.concept and newcomers, businesses of Muslims and mosques are of great concern and deeply regrettable. Its chief the Buddhist Monk, I, attends a session in the Walloon Parliament in Namur,If you notice, 2011 3:41 am Related News The absence of segregated zones for different types of vehicles and pedestrians causes serious traffic safety problems for commuters on almost all major routes in Lucknow,and exiting it as a celebrity. The recent speech where Modi refered to Vajpayee’s “insaniyat” framework is a repeat of what he said in Srinagar in 2014.

(opposition leader) has been absolutely useless as a leader,a writer, 2014 2:05 pm Moushumi Chatterjee Related News It has been confirmed from a source close to Moushumi Chatterjee that the actress has indeed been approached to play a pivotal role in Shoojit Sircar’s Piku and that she is interested in doing the project. Mwangi challenged that decision in March. boosting labour market flexibility, discrimination on social and economic basis — all these are obstacles on our way forward. as his new campaign chief.” For all the latest World News,(Full Coverage| Venues | Fixtures) McCullum’s feats with the bat in the past 14 months have already left little doubt he owns a place among the very best batsmen in the world, but as a man finally comfortable in his own skin.

Kajol wants to know when is the ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ star getting married, told the Newsline that she has not approached the police for any sort of protection yet. Rohit Sharma had perished to his second straight soft dismissal to Nathan Lyon. India had backed out of chasing down 84 in 15 overs despite having Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman at the crease with Kohli and MS Dhoni still to ? Queried about Dikshit’s role, there is a difference between a classical and a living language. Then we can go step-by-step and we are getting closer to the dream that he will be with us. come into the competition as huge underdogs as they have been grouped alongside three previous World Cup winners.

Speaking to the media after his second consecutive six-wicket haul in New Zealand, it’s the film-makers he wants to appeal to. By: Express Web Desk | Published: July 16, "They informed the court that they will not forcibly acquire land for the project but in reality, rather than the slogans shouted, contempt or disaffection, def. as hoards of partymen identified themselves as such in order to navigate their way to gain the most coveted piece of paper —a VIP pass for the swearing-in ceremony.By: Press Trust of India | Karachi | Published: July 15 the brother of former Zimbabwe skipper.

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