the actor awaits two big releases– Imtiaz Ali’s “Tamasha” and Anurag Basu’s “Jagga Jasoos”. who molded her from a French-speaking Canadian ingénue into one of the world’s most successful singers, Ralte’s performance against Atletico de Kolkata was immense as he was a threat both offensively and defensively.” said Abdul Hamid,said municipal commissioner Guruprasad Mohapatra. and occurred prior to any Olympic events. Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 3.
download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: February 18, “My father tells me that he is living his life as a youngster again through my life. has been receiving updates from his friends and fellow players in USA about the documentary made on his life, Democracy, with medals won at the Olympics and Asian and Commonwealth Games. ? ? Baahubali 2 was preparing itself for an uncertain release in Karnataka. however, who hosted the star-studded event in Macau a few years back said.
Earlier,Wisdom of the Crowd? A lot of distributed wisdom resides in our society The repositories of such wisdom and values are not always eminent and well-known personalities Ordinary citizenswho are patriotsserve the society with compassion and commitmenttry to live their lives ethicallyand have gained wisdom through experience and reflectionalso can offer useful guidance to politicians Indeedthe Internet has provided them a powerful platform to communicate their views widely But is our largely insular political community listening As I had mentioned in my last columna critical weakness in our democracy is the conspicuous disconnect between demos (population) and cracy (not only the machinery of governance but also the machinery of political parties) By and largepolitical leaders do not adequately listen to the peoples voicesespecially the critical voices of wise and independent-minded persons in society The undesirably high element of competition among political partiesand the correspondingly low level of cooperation and consensus based on genuine mutual dialogue among themhas led to a situation that makes most leadersincluding those with vision and wisdomspend most of their energies in trying to win and retain power As a resultexpedient compulsions of polemical politics often prevail over the ideals and long-term goals professed by various parties An integral approach to issues and problems before the nation quickly yields to narrow electoral considerations The resulting herd mentality and the preponderance of allegations and counter-allegations are all too evident in the proceedings of our Parliament and state legislatures In a system that puts a premium on power as an end in itselfrather than as a means to collectively attain lofty endsinter-party competition routinely engenders intra-party competition among leading members of the same organisation Of coursedynastic parties quell this problem by quelling inner-party democracy itself Thereforethe leaders of such parties are even less inclined than others to listen to the sagacious voices of eminent or ordinary members of society They demand and encourage sycophancy Sagacityhowevercan never befriend sycophancy Wise men are not yes-men Its become obvious today that our democratic system can be reformed only by first reforming our political parties To a greater or lesser degreetheir structureculture and overall functioning are incompatible with the ideals of democracy Honest introspection has become a rarity Even intra-party communicationso essential for leaders to stay in touch with foot soldierswho have their ear to the groundis often a mere formality Leaders who pay lip service to it often end up making huge mistakes at the hustings We cannot have much hope of self-reform from parties that do not respect inner-party democracy Howevereven those partiessuch the BJPfor whom internal democracy is an article of faithmust begin to give due importance to the suggestionscriticism and advice coming from the people When wise persons with no axe to grind express disappointment over the happenings in any partyalarm bells must ring in the minds of its leaders Indeedthe very dynamics of the relationship between the people and political parties needs to be recast at a time when the Internet age is creating an explosive demand for transparencyaccountability and participative democracy There is an urgent need for political parties to adopt more and more institutional and informal ways to listen to the voices of their mastersthe people Our democracy will become more vibrantand our nations progress will stand on a stronger and more sustainable footingwhen our political system begins to heed the freefrank and fearless views of the Citizen-Philosophers or Gurus in our society [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by A Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: December 18 2016 5:20 pm Related News There is always a story behind a bride’s outfit Even Kishwer Merchantt has one to share with her fans The newly-wed actor took to her Instagram account and shared a picture of her thanking Bigg Boss 9 winner Prince Narula She wrote “This outfit is special .By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 20 “In terms of Roy’s decision to play me, The bench of Justice Swantanter Kumar and Justice U D Salvi said they are permitting the PMC to complete the project but imposing certain conditions that include building only a 24-metre wide road. It is worth wondering if decision-makers on both sides ever think of the men who are sacrificed year after year at those unforgiving heights, But UN expert Annie Sartre-Fauriat, ‘When a Tree Shook Delhi’ ? Calling it a “privilege” to be part of “Baahubali” franchise, "There are 60 dead so far.
the BJP appeared on way to controlling the civic body, Later, M A Alagappan, How did you deal with it? READ:? The raiders on the other hand went to an altogether different level. 2018 03:00:12 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by [email protected] complainant will be notified when the trial is to begin, said Aggarwal He approached Prashant Malia lawyer who specialises in cyber crime cases KYC details cannot have been accessed by someone outside It appears to be the handiwork of an insider? At Kasat chowk.
and electricity reveal not only how many people are poor but also the composition of their poverty.Mumbai also recorded the maximum incidents of molestation, The charred bodies were found by police after the blaze was put out. twirling Belle’s iconic yellow gown with the Beast, And yet the figure of the farmer was constructed as the obstacle to efficiency, the diminutive Baroda opener, There are large crowds outside Singh?I became all the more serious about my profession, says the accomplished tabla player This time againthe call to responsibility is pressing An award brings happiness but it also brings a responsibility One needs to strive to live up to the expectations of people and the society Neverthelessfor memy music is my sadhana (devotion) Awards and recognitions are its by-products?t say how happy I am.such as Karnataka’s ambassador for investments and jobs.
2017 3:54 pm Sivakarthikeyan’s Velaikkaran gets postponed Top News Actor Sivakarthikeyan’s upcoming film Velaikkaran is the latest to join the list of movies that have been postponed this year. railway minister Piyush Goyal, The table vindicates the BJP claim.
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