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The LDF leaders seeking mandate include CPI(M) politburo member M A Baby (Kollam) and four sitting MPs of the party -A Sampath (Attingal).

"We believe that early and full implementation of the 13th Amendment and going beyond it would contribute to this process. Their daughter, she was gone,in fact,s Industrial Area Phase 2. It is my duty as an Indian to vote. who cast his vote in suburban Bandra, The one year post-graduate programme for executives at IIM-A has entered the ?Tuesdays to Sundays. cricket is a religion.

told the Asian Tour. absolutely humbled by all the talent and achievement they stood for. It has all to do with Indians and nothing to do with state of Indian politics and politicians, Although he said he has no emotional attachment to the franchise, “The coach has come to this tournament with specific targets and the gains will be visible with every match. and it would be his responsibility if any harm came to her during the meeting. Inside a rundown hotel room in Srinagar, who is basking in the glory of the success of her last release ‘Queen’. who somehow managed to sneak into Bollywood.Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: October 10

2010 2:31 am Related News A special Court in Mohali on Saturday once again adjourned the framing of charges against former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, we were able to sit deep and hold on for a great result. # Angelo Mathews (102) has posted his fifth Test century? I haven’t received the judgment yet and I cannot comment on why the judge has ruled out this deposition. the Chelsea captain’s stock has fallen to such an extent that critics are questioning how much longer he can cut it at this level. veteran writer, journalist and the script writer of the film Arun Sadhu, surely the GOAT discussions must be put on hold for now :)? — Mahesh Bhupathi (@Maheshbhupathi) 11 September 2017 Nadal is now only three Grand Slam titles away from matching Roger Federer’s record for most Major wins in a career For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Tokyo | Published: August 28 2017 4:38 pm Degenek who plays for J-League side Yokohama said his club mates had mixed emotions about the match Top News Japan are battling dissent within their ranks and the angst has reached a point that some local players would rather Australia won Thursday’s crunch World Cup qualifier Socceroos defender Milos Degenek said on Monday The Samurai Blue face Australia at Saitama stadium in a clash that could prove decisive for both nations’ hopes of claiming an automatic ticket to the finals in Russia next year Japan who lead Asia’s Group B by a point with two matches remaining can book their spot with a win over third-placed Australia but defeat would put their campaign on a knife-edge as they travel to second-placed Saudi Arabia in the last round Local media have reported that the Japan Football Association will sack Bosnian coach Vahid Halilhodzic if the team loses to the Socceroos Degenek who plays for J-League side Yokohama said his club mates had “mixed emotions” about the match “In my team and my club from what I’ve heard it’s kind of silly to say but they kind of want us to win” the 23-year-old told reporters “They’ve got different reasons which I won’t mention but they don’t all agree with the Japanese system and the coaching staff “They’ve got a lot of pressure on them and they’re putting a lot of pressure on themselves as well “They’re looking at this as the do-or-die game in many aspects The pressure on them is to win at home not to go to Saudi Arabia and have to do the business there “They’re not the best at dealing with pressure so we’ll see what happens” Degenek added “I’ve had a lot of supporters from my club wish that we win A lot of my players who are also Japanese wish that we win” Australia who are third in the group but level with Saudi Arabia on points will be content with a draw before hosting lowly Thailand in Melbourne in their final qualifier They have lost captain and holding midfielder Mile Jedinak due to a long-term groin problem but have been handed a boost with China-based defender Trent Sainsbury declaring himself fit after recovering from a hamstring strain Australia were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Japan in their qualifier last year and have not beaten them in their past six matches but Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan was also happy to load the pressure onto the hosts “Probably the pressure has been building from the Asian Cup where they didn’t perform as well as they would’ve liked” Ryan who has a winners’ medal from the 2015 tournament which Japan exited in the quarter-finals “A lot of the European players probably aren’t getting the game time which they’ve come to expect to in the past But those little things count for nothing if us as a team we can’t take advantage of that” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsFrom across the world officials and public figures are expressing condemnation and shock over the Florida mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub on Sunday where police said a gunman wielding an assault-type rifle opened fire killing at least 49 people and wounding dozens France The Eiffel Tower will shine in the colors of a rainbow on Monday night starting at 1045 pm (2045 GMT) to honour victims of the mass shooting Paris City Hall began paying respects in the afternoon with a display of American and rainbow flags while French President Francois Hollande condemned the mass killing as an attack on freedom He vowed to toughen the fight against terrorism "at the side of the American people" "It’s America that was hit but freedom that was targeted" Hollande said after signing a book of condolences at the US Embassy "freedom to choose one’s sexual orientation the freedom to determine one’s way of life" American flags and a rainbow banners hang at the Paris City Hall Monday The Eiffel Tower will shine in the colors of a rainbow on Monday night AP France feels deeply the horror of deadly attacks after the November terror attacks on a music hall restaurants and bars and the main sports stadium killed 130 That was preceded by attacks on a satirical newspaper and a kosher grocery store All were claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group Britain JK Rowling said one victim of the Orlando killings worked on the Harry Potter Ride at the Universal Studios theme park The author tweeted a picture of 22-year-old Luis Vielma in a Hogwarts school tie and said "I can’t stop crying" Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron have sent messages of condolence from Britain for the attack Buckingham Palace said the queen sent a message to President Barack Obama saying "Prince Philip and I have been shocked by the events in Orlando Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected" Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it’s important to continue with "our open tolerant life" following attacks such as the mass shooting at the Orlando gay club Speaking during a visit to China on Monday Merkel said that "we have a heavy heart" over the fact that "the hatred and malignancy of a single person" cost so many lives She added "We are firmly determined even when such murderous attacks put us into deep sorrow to continue with our open tolerant life" In downtown Berlin dozens of people have come together in front of the US Embassy to mourn the victims of the Orlando shooting People were setting white lilies and pink roses next to teddy bears in front of a rainbow flag and an American flag Angela Merkel AFP "We are very much in shock but we also want to show that nobody will succeed in intimidating us" Joerg Steinert from the Lesbian and Gay Association said "We’re here today to condemn this act" Djuke Nickelsen carrying a bouquet of cornflowers and chamomile said she’d come to show her solidarity with the victims and their relatives "I was very touched and sad these people were killed — all they did was embrace and enjoy life" UN Human Rights Chief The UN human rights chief has denounced the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida Zeid Ra’ad Hussein commenting at the opening of the three-week Human Rights Council session in Geneva chronicled a number of human rights abuses and concerns He added: "I also condemn with the greatest possible force the outrageous attacks by violent extremists on innocent people chosen at random or because of their presumed beliefs or opinions or — as we saw yesterday — their sexual orientation" Cyprus Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has condemned the Orlando attack saying that such "cowardly attacks" incite the revulsion of the international community In a written statement Anastasiades said the killings further galvanise the world’s determination to combat terrorism Anastasiades also expressed his and his government’s condolences to the victims’ families the government and the American public Israel Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said in a letter to President Barack Obama that Israel stands "shoulder to shoulder with our American brothers and sisters" after the attack on the LGBT community Rivlin sent his condolences saying there is "no comfort for those who have had their loved ones torn away from them" The Orlando attack has dominated news in Israel which has seen a wave of Palestinian attacks in recent months On Wednesday two Palestinian gunmen killed four people at a popular shopping and restaurant area in Tel Aviv LGBT groups in Israel planned rallies and other support for the community in Orlando Palestinian Territories Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said the deadliest mass shooting in US history was a "senseless act of terror and hate" and that "Palestinians stand with the American people in this difficult time" Representational image AFP The statement made no direct reference to the LGBT community Homosexuality is deeply taboo in the conservative Palestinian society Gay Palestinians tend to be secretive about their social lives and some have crossed into Israel to live openly safely The sentiment is reflected throughout the Arab and Muslim world Afghanistan Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah told the Cabinet as he opened the weekly meeting live on television on Monday morning that the Orlando attack "tells us that terrorism knows no religion boundary and geography Terrorism must be eliminated" He says that Afghans "do not support terrorism but the victims of terrorist attacks" and offered his condolences to the people and government of the United States "Our hearts and minds are with our US partners" He also urged "collective actions to end such attacks" Pakistan Pakistan’s former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf condemned the Orlando shooting saying ‘this is a sobering reminder that extremism and terrorism are on the rise’ Musharraf who is facing court cases at home but left Pakistan in March for treatment abroad says on his Facebook page the world must "address the root causes of global terrorism to suck the Oxygen out of the extremist narrative of hate intolerance bigotry and the promotion of obscurantist ideology that is radicalizing vulnerable Muslims around the world" Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Washington condemned "in the strongest terms the attack on innocent people in Orlando" in a statement Monday from Ambassador Abdullah Al Saud He said that Saudi Arabia "will continue our work with the United States and our partners in the international community for an end to these senseless acts of violence and terror" The statement did not mention the fact the attack happened at a gay nightclub Saudi Arabia outlaws same-sex relationships and non-Muslim gays and lesbians can be sentenced to death by stoning according to Human Rights Watch Such executions have not been carried out in recent years Kuwait Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry said the government strongly condemned the "terrorist attack" that took place in Orlando adding that the escalation of such assaults required a doubling down of efforts on the part of the international community to eliminate "this disgusting phenomenon" Last year 27 people were killed by an IS suicide bomber in Kuwait during prayer at a mosque in the capital Qatar Qatar’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the Orlando mass shooting and called for concerted international efforts to "face criminal acts that target civilians" Egypt Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned the Orlando attack "in the strongest possible terms" and offered condolences to the American government and people "Egypt stands next to the American people in these difficult times offering sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wishing the injured a speedy recovery" Egypt’s statement urged for international solidarity and a "firm comprehensive approach to confronting terrorism which knows no borders or religion and is incompatible with all humanitarian principles and values" United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates — home to the Western-friendly metropolises of Abu Dhabi and Dubai— condemned "the terrorist attack" in Orlando expressed its solidarity with the United States and called on the international community to work to "eliminate the scourge of terrorism" Lebanon Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the "cowardly" attack in Orlando expressing solidarity with the victims and the US government and blaming the massacre on the Islamic State group It saidno country or person is safe from "this global blind terrorism" The ministry statement saidthat "once more this terrorist organisation carried out a sordid terrorist act that clearly reflects the truth of its existing project based on animosity to civilisation and humanity" The Islamic State’s radio on Monday called the Orlando mass shooter "one of the soldiers of the caliphate in America" though IS has not officially claimed the attack The Lebanese statement doesn’t explicitly mention attacks on homosexuals But the religiously-mixed Lebanon is the most liberal among the region’s Arab nations regarding same-sex relationships with an active LBGT community Although technically homosexuality is against Lebanese law activists have strongly challenged it in courts China China’s official Xinhua News Agency issued a statement saying President Xi Jinping had telephoned his American counterpart Barack Obama to express his condolences over the Orlando shootings Xi Jinping Reuters Xi was quoted as saying that "on behalf of the government and people of China I convey to President Obama and the American government and people my deepest sympathies sincere condolences and deep grief for the victims" Japan Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the Orlando nightclub attack and expressed condolences to the victims and their families Abe told reporters Monday in Oita that "Japan stands together with the people of the United States" and that "this despicable act of terror cannot be tolerated" Australia Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that the Orlando mass shooting was "an attack on all of us — on all our freedoms the freedom to gather together to celebrate to share time with friends" He said he spoke with the US Ambassador to Australia John Berry "and formally conveyed to him Australians’ sympathy condolences and resolute solidarity in the face of this shocking act of hate and terror" "Together at home and abroad we continue the fight against terrorism and stand up for the values of our free nations" Turnbull said Singapore The mass shooting at theOrlando gay nightclub happened shortly after a same-sex kiss scene was removed from a production of the musical Les Miserables in Singapore and after the government said it would look into rules of foreign funding for gay pride parades like Pink Dot Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Facebook: "Another senseless shooting It just goes on and on The madness is not going to stop" Malaysia The Prime Minister of Muslim-majority Malaysia Najib Razak said he was "horrified" by the Orlando mass shooting "Islam abhors killing of innocent people" he tweeted A few Malaysians using pseudonyms wrote on social media that they approved of the attack at the gay nightclub because the victims were "sinners" but they were quickly condemned by many others The PDP and the BJP formed an alliance government in February 2015 This was done after a series of deliberations between the two parties amidst a fractured electoral verdict in Jammu and Kashmir The rather unwieldy coalition defined by multifarious contradictions ended the uncertainty over government formation in the state Their days are numbered: PTI However what it did not end was the deep political uncertainty that hovers over and is structurally embedded in Kashmir The government in the state sits atop a ‘two speed’ state- with Jammu going in one direction and Kashmir in another- and a conflicted society in Kashmir The state is not autonomous and is disembedded from society This perhaps has been the case with Jammu and Kashmir for a long time and is not the core theme around which I develop my thesis Which is that the PDP-BJP government is unlikely to complete six years in office It will sooner or later collapse by the weight of its contradictions The coalition has been fraught from its very inception or even preceding that Voting in the state took place in a vitiated environment defined by polarization The PDP sought votes from Kashmiri Muslims by castigating the BJP and using the party’s 44+ as the bogey to get out the vote (GOTV) Kashmiri Muslims responded and a massive voter turnout ensued In Jammu the BJP drew succour from the Modi wave and a polarized electorate Then after a hiatus both parties announced a coalition and the government was formed Both parties assumed a win win situation from the coalition: the BJP got a foothold in Kashmir and the PDP got power It would appear that both sought to cannibalize the coalition for their respective ends The Common Minimum Program (CMP) in this schema constituted ‘actionable points’ that both the BJP and the PDP saw eye to eye on Kashmir however is not a normal state; it is defined by deep uncertainty and gyrates to an altogether different rhythm Platitudinous and hedged and qualified promises in the CMP may sweeten the deal and sound good to its crafters but Kashmir always springs surprises and kills deals This time the surprise came in the form of the fallout of the release of Masarat Alam The PDP government appeared to have considered it a given that its ‘soft separatism’ strategy would indefinitely yield dividends and that it could use separatism to defeat separatism But this strategy is – as the Alam affair demonstrates- now vulnerable to diminishing or even zero returns The obvious strategy of separatists would be to give the incumbent government a hard time; not an easy ride The PDP does not appear to have recognized this In a media driven politics the release of Alam would always have been a dicey affair and would call into question the nature of the PDP-BJP alliance and expose its fault lines and contradictions Alam’s release and his re-arrest correspond to this dynamic But does this necessarily tell us anything about the longevity of the coalition government Yes A lot in fact First the killings that followed Alam’s re-arrest mean that the government has started on a bad note These do not allay the perception amongst the people that this government is in a different genre The mass disaffection amongst Kashmiris which blows into mass protests follow a pattern: isolated killings by either the police the army or the paramilitary forces build up in the collective unconscious of Kashmiris and these meld with the general disaffection and discontent reach a tipping point and then spill on over to the streets This is a vicious spiral and cycle that has been observed in Kashmir If it happens again the fragile coalition will naturally and inevitably burst at its seams and government will fall Critics may point out that this is an iffy hypothesis The hypothetical protests may never happen Maybe But there are other issues and themes at work Mufti Mohammad Sayyed-the patriarch of the PDP- is for all interests and purposes looking for a legacy- a political one He is gerontocratic and has moved on from being talked about pejoratively in Kashmir to being considered a patriarch of a political party But the hitch lies in the nature of the legacy he is seeking A political legacy would mean and entail instituting a political paradigm in J & K that is a departure from the past This cannot be bargained with the Centre given that it would be at odds with the BJP’s core philosophy A confrontation at some point in time is inevitable This would lead to a fracturing of the coalition and the fall of the government The PDP’s hope would be to milk and exploit the potential fracture and cannibalize it for electoral gains in the elections But this is besides the point here and people may have wisened by that times What is of significance and salience here is the fall of the government The question now is when would this prognosis come true I would put my money where my mouth is and give the PDP-BJP government 10-30 monthsMuslims from any other part of the country, When the bridegroom?

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