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And so, scapegoats and company men feature heavily in this expletive-ridden drama. The company later deleted the tweet and apologized.” but later deleted the tweet. take the child into a toilet and murder him is unspeakable. How the hell was that child in class alone and without an adult female supervisor?Also why do junior schools need male cleaners and attendants and conductors and chaperones for little girls Especially when we know that these attacks are not exceptional but frighteningly regular Unfortunately parents of school-going children are also like sheep They might engage in a mob-like protest at the gate but they are generally so intimidated by the school authoritarian hierarchy that all they can do is snivel and grovel to ingratiate themselves…woe betide the child has to pay the price for upsetting a teacher So the parents shut up put up and take their chances so pathetically grateful their ward has been given admission We cannot just keep being ashamed of these sordid acts Almost six assaults per day in Delhi alone hovering at 150 a month and these are the reported ones – which is about five percent of the actual violence Human Rights Watch projects that more than 7200 minors are raped each year in India This data should make us sick to the stomach Delhi is known as the rape capital of the world and the incidents this week support this dishonour The conviction rate is only about 40 percent and fast track courts are more steeped in outrage and emotion than legal dispensation What’s happening now is every case sparks anger and then the culprit is never really made a public example of he simply disappears into the abyss of the system and there is no deterrent value to society because the punishment is not publicly stressed It is time to make children safe I have resided in a country where child safety is mandated I have four grandchildren all below the age of seven At no stage in their schools are they left alone No male staff are allowed to access the rooms Every school-bus has female attendants No one can fetch the children after school not even the grandfather There are cameras in every class Security centres watch entries and exits to toilets and other buildings and are on non-stop surveillance None of this is rocket science In fact it is plain common sense Schools are compelled to explain their security measures in place to parents when they apply for admission Parents have a right to know how safe their children will be and the question of the gender of support staff having access to their children has to be answered in full How many at what times what are the safeguards where are the elevators who ‘mans’ them… and why are males there in the first place How many more children have to be sacrificed before we take some logical steps to make children safer These are our children and grandchildren why are we so diffident about demanding better safety measures Chandrashekar had called for a "mahapanchayat" on 9 May in Saharanpur which triggered violent protest.procession of Rajput king Maharana Pratap to pass through Dalit-dominated areas.further went on to say that India need to perform well in? 2017 6:10 pm Pullela Gopichand poses with Australian Open Super Series winner Kidambi Srikanth.

Screenshot from Shan Johnson’s Facebook page They said her mother and another close relative went to her flat in Ashok Nagar this morning on not getting any answer from her to repeated calls on her mobile and found her dead. She had also composed music for a Malayalam film “His Name is John.10 lakh crore of industrialists but we will be waiving off the loans of poor farmers, PTI The Gandhi scion also told the rally at Mirzapur that if a Congress government was voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, The role of independent directors and whether they failed in discharging their duties during their tenure at the airline has come to the fore, directors and government officials has come under the scanner for alleged violations at the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines as multi-agency probes against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya gather steam, BSP, Though the numbers are stacked in favour of the ruling dispensation, the Jayalalithaa-led government filed close to 120 defamation suits. Kovan’s song has become too popular and that is why they have arrested him.

The “secular” factor is also hampering our efforts to fight terrorism, Simply, She said she had a very fruitful discussion with Bangladeshi officials on the projects under India’s Line of Credit (LOC) whose implementation has been delayed. don’t destroy it’, He was an accused in a case relating to the killing of a CPM worker in 2016. puja organisers were required to follow a standard protocol." City police commissioner Rajeev Kumar,Bengaluru: Union Minister Ananth Hegde has kicked up yet another controversy when he mocked at ‘secularists’ with his remark that they are unware of their parentage there arises a doubt about who you are. People protest outside Ryan International School in Gurugram on Saturday.

and misses by a large mile, that means your thinking has gone all wrong, The minister listed various achievements of the Modi government in the last three years. the BJP MP said. Reuters Raising slogans seeking justice for farmers, Ayyakannu,On 31 March The High Court did not deliberate upon? and held that the allotment price was not realistic, and not at 2008 prices.Officials at the ministry led by then telecom secretary Sidharth Behura allegedly shut counters to physically block few telecom companies from entering the fray The CAG report had already alleged that Raja acted against the advice of TRAI Law Ministry Finance Ministry in tweaking rules and regulations According to the CBI and Enforcement Directorate Raja is accused to accepting bribes worth Rs 3000 crores for advancing the cut-off date for 2G spectrum bidding from October to September 2007 What is the Kalaignar TV angle Kalaignar TV is DMK official TV channel in Tamil Nadu which began operations in late 2007 Raja is accused of getting Shahid Balwa’s Swan Telecom invest Rs 200 crores in the Kaliagnar TV Pvt Ltd a company owned by Kanimozhi and Dayalu Ammal — wife of M Karunanidhi and another accused Calling it “money laundering” the ED told the special court in 2015 that in lieu of the investment made in the channel Swan Telecom got the licenses Swan Telecom is accused by the ED to have been a “front company” of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Kanimozhi the daughter of DMK supremo Karunanidhi is alleged to have been in touch with ? Raja in the run-up to the channel’s launch Other accused in the case Unitech chief Sanjay Chandra and DB Realty founder Vinod Goenka were chargesheeted for cheating and conspiracy Three senior executives of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Gautam Doshi Hari Nair and Surendra Pipara Behura and Raja’s Personal Secretary RK Chandolia Varying estimates of loss According to the CBI Raja’s interference in the bidding system led to the spectrum licenses being sold at “throw away” prices According to the premier investigative agency the decision to sell the licenses at 2001 prices led to the telecom ministry earning only Rs 40-50 thousand crores In CBI’s March 2011 chargesheet the total loss was pegged at Rs 30000 crores even though then director AP Singh claimed that the agency had not calculated the total loss The TRAI on the other hand claimed that it was impossible to calculate the total loss to the exchequer as the auction was done on first come first serve basis The criminal case so far While the case hit national headlines only 2010 murmurs of financial irregularities began in way back in 2009 when the Central Vigilance Commission directed CBI to investigate the matter In October 2009 the CBI filed a FIR against unknown persons in the Department of Telecom but the tardy probe was slammed by the Supreme Court Raja and Balwa were arrested and sent to Tihar Jail on 17 and 18 February 2011 On 14 March that year the Delhi High Court set up a special court to deal exclusively with 2G cases The CBI filed two chargesheets in 2011: one naming Raja and other top corporate honchos and another which named Kanimozhi and Dayalu Ammal A third chargesheet was filed in December that year which named some more corporate officials The trial in the case began in November 2011 but many of the accused including Balwa were let out on bail In October 2014 the special court framed charges in the case On 19 April 2017 the court concluded the arguments in the case Six months later Special Judge Saini adjourned the date of announcing verdict to 7 November The three cases that will be heard on Tuesday pertains to alleged criminal conspiracy and money laundering by Raja Kanimozhi and others Such an offence entails punishment ranging from six months in jail to life imprisonment With inputs from agencies

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