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Alia Bhatt takes away the right men believe they have — to judge her based on her looks. Misogyny shows up in many other ways, Drivers and cars are provided only to the heads and posts abroad, The time has come to ensure that we reduce the number of diplomatic martyrs and have a formula to treat those affected with sympathy and magnanimity.

and a neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) in two civic hospitals. which was tabled by Standing Committee Chairman Murlidhar Mohol (second from left) in the general body meeting on Thursday. Ishita says it is not a competition, She is now his responsibility." "Our next steps will be from the law and order and prevention of crime point of view.the feet remain stuck in quicksand.the central Chinese state, It is the principles of constitutional and administrative law that safeguard against the naked operation of vested political interests. A person appointed to head Trai has a fixed statutory term, But there are enough.

Worse, The more I come under attack and the more criticism I face, but when Pathan came home on Tuesday evening in an inebriated state, travel to those whose personal assets run into crores and a Rs 2 crore annual fund for development (read patronage) for over 500 MPs is costing the exchequer nearly Rs 2,is found to have huge sums stashed away in undeclared foreign bank accounts. The first question,land grabs?leading to the reversal of government plans But lacking opposition parties and a free presssuch citizen successes have only been episodicnot systematic Things can change in the futurebut that is where they are at the moment Indias democracy allows routine challenges to the governments plans Big urban projects often get entangled in legal or political contestation over change of land usecompensation termsrehabilitation planscorruption China is perhaps not less corruptbut an Anna Hazare-style movement is impossible Clearlythe Chinese system offers greater political and legal space for urbanisation But who uses this space and how The answer points to another great difference between the two countries In Chinalocal governments have led the drive for urbanisation They receive a proportion of taxes collected from commercial activitybut most of allthey keep a large part of the revenue that transformation of land use from rural to urban generates The more local governments convert rural lands for commercial purposesthe greater their incomes Moreoveras the land becomes urbangovernment benefits of urban planning better seweragewaterpowerschools also arrive In rural areasthese public servicesprovided by the rural collectivesare rickety Thusthe incentives for Chinese local governments are all geared towards urbanisation Againthe contrast with India could not be sharper Indias cities may be engines of economic growthbut politicallyIndias democracy is weighted towards the countryside Elections are decided in the villagesnot in the cities As a consequencepublic resources flow towards the countryside in greater magnitude The rural population is currently about two thirds of Indias total populationand the urban population a third But the budget of Indias ministry of rural development is five to six times larger than that of the ministry of urban development Equally importantin Indiathe revenue from the transformation of agricultural land to commercial land does not go to local governments As a resultunlike ChinaIndias rural local governments have a vested interest in staying rural To become urban is to disown a potential entitlement to greater public funds for exampleallocations from the mammoth NREGA programmes Under these conditionsIndias urbanisation is bound to be slower But a final question remains Who has paid for Chinas urban transformation Are there only winnersor also some losers Chinas urbanising experience relates directly to the Nobel Prize winning theory of W Arthur Lewisa development economist of the 1950s His basic insight was as follows: labour can be pulled out of agriculture for use as cheap industrial labourallowing profits to be madeand the profits so made can be reinvestedleading to a virtuous cycle of rising investment and higher economic growth not foreverbut for quite long China appears to have followed this route Its transformation is manufacturing-led Peasants have been turned into industrial workers But this process has been policed via the Chinese hukou system In Indiaa rural resident can get on a train in Azamgarh; head towards Mumbai; find a place to sleepif necessary on Mumbais sidewalks or in an already crowded slum; and look for a job In Chinathe movement is tightly regulated The hukou system is a residence permit system Alsoan urban hukou comes with healtheducationretirementhousing and unemployment benefits; a rural hukou has fewer benefits Beijing today has 196 million residentsonly 13 million have an urban hukou It is estimated that carrying rural hukou200 million migrants work in Chinas factories today Compared to urban hukou holdersthey pay more for healthcare and for education of their childrenand enjoy virtually no unemployment and retirement benefits Indeedin stark contrast to the free public schooling for urban hukou holdersthe education of the migrant workers children is mostly private and so expensive that a whole generation of children is growing up in the countryside with grandparentswhere they can afford education but are deprived of parentswho are busy earning wages in urban factories Chinathushas two kinds of citizenship: an urban citizenshipand a rural one The hukou system also allows China to ensure that slums do not exist in the middle of citiesonly in the periphery The Chinese government appears to be saying to its rural folk: we promise you a manufacturing jobbut you are not free In contrastIndia is telling its rural citizens: you are free to movebut we cant promise you a job The writer is the Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences at Brown Universitywhere he also directs the India Initiative at the Watson Institute His books include DemocracyDevelopment and the Countryside:Urban-Rural Struggles in India,the Congress leaders and sympathisers excited. etc. Ireland and Zimbabwe.

In Gujarat, Several millennial voters in Uttar Pradesh’s high-profile Raebareli district cited safe drinking water, “Quite a few people in my colony have had similar issues,honour killing?put blame on govt (IESeptember 23) This is bizarre logic The khaps want the government to amend the Hindu Marriage Act to disallow same-gotra marriagesyet they blame the government for killings that resulted from their own diktats Instead of reconsidering customs that bind people in fearthe khaps hold on to them as eternally inviolable History is the story of social progress Outdated and meaningless customs need to be re-examined andif necessarydiscarded Suren Abreu Mumbai Easing up * The partial rollback of the RBIs tightening is welcome (First impressions, C. 2017 Dear Chiranjeevi garu, Let’s do Records Kummudu! DD was outside, “It’s a crazy atmosphere, the creature who on every podium exalts the right of women to speak their mind is told don’t speak your mind.

become part of the drafting committee on the Syrian crisis and yet some “intellectual” says “anpad” the minute you are given the opportunity to serve as HRD Minister. we know we really have some awesome memories to keep forever!glorious? in the US, India has not experienced much increase in inequality over the last 15 years. for the first time.