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Today being Ram Navami is a public holiday and will see fewer cars on the streets in spite of the odd-even rule." said Ali, BJP sources said the portfolios would be allocated to the ministers soon.The Manipur chief minister is allowed to have 12 ministers He already has nine Written by Meghnad Desai | Published: August 21 2016 12:02 am PM Narendra Modi waves from Red Fort during his speech Monday his third on Independence Day from the same venue (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) Top News We just celebrated the 70th birthday of independent India As they say in Gujarati India has finished 69 and is running 70th year Even so it is a milestone Pakistan did not last so long It broke up before its 25th birthday Yugoslavia lasted less than 70 years and the Soviet Union only 74 With birthdays comes a chance to reminisce What were the best decades of independent India As always childhood — the first decade 1947-1956 — was tremendous There was a lot of hope and confidence in India’s future Jawaharlal Nehru as the first prime minister was not only a commanding leader but he had earned his position by 25 years of freedom struggle and then winning the first three general elections He came to the top by merit which cannot be said of his daughter and grandson (Some would prefer Vallabhbhai Patel but Gandhiji rolled the dice) The decade started with the miseries of Partition and the need to settle the five million or more refugees But the nation coped with rationing in good spirit It managed a decent rate of economic growth for the first time in 50 years India’s international standing was high and it played the go-between in the settlement of the Korean War and the departure of the French from Indo-China As the first and the largest country to become independent it played a lead role in the UN The next three decades were full of trouble and strife The Second Five Year Plan was found to be too ambitious and then India suffered the death of two prime ministers two famines and two wars in the second decade The third decade was even worse Apart from the decisive victory over Pakistan in 1971 it had inflation Naxalites and ended up with Emergency India did however manage the Green Revolution a triumph for the farmers who as private sector entrepreneurs responded to the incentives The decade of 1977-1986 had few compensations Strife in Punjab the assassination of a prime minister the slaughter in Delhi plus Bofors India at 40 was just about together There had been no economic growth worth speaking during the previous three decades and a crippling permit-licence raj But as often happens in life with age comes a certain easy ability to change your ways Midway through the fifth decade India turned over a new leaf thanks to another non-dynastic Congress prime minister after 25 years The Soviet Union collapsed and Narasimha Rao began readjusting Indian foreign policy away from visceral anti-Americanism (aka Non-Alignment) The sixth decade 1997-2006 saw India beginning to come into its own India openly tested the nuclear bomb and registered its desire to be taken seriously as a military not just a moral power It was a decade of stunningly high growth and manageable inflation Poverty levels came down A visit by an American president began to be routine India contained Pakistan though attempts to befriend it failed The seventh decade took India back to the old days The years 2007-2016 were up down and up The high inflation lower growth of 2009/2014 took away the good feeling of the previous dozen years Corruption reached its nadir Can we make the next 70 years better than the last 70 For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Manchester | Published: August 10 2017 6:15 pm Moeen Ali helped England beat South Africa in Test series (Source: Reuters) Related News Moeen Ali being the modest self he is has done it again Hero of England’s 3-1 Test series win over South Africa on Monday Moeen walked off the podium while his teammates celebrated the victory with champagne spraying The England all-rounder moved aside while his teammates celebrated a victory which would have been possible without him This is not the first time he has done it Moeen moved from his teammates when they celebrated the 2015 Ashes series win over Australia in a similar manner Despite the fact that he is not part of the celebrations Moeen doesn’t mind missing out and said he did not feel left out as it was just spraying a bottle “The team understand I stay away from the champagne thing Cooky said ‘Make sure we take the picture first’ and then I moved out of the way I don’t feel I miss out — it’s just spraying a bottle not that exciting really But we have a great laugh I really enjoy being in the changing room” he was quoted as saying by The Sun Last year Moeen and England spinner Adil Rashid also moved away from celebrations after England’s win Ali picked up a hat-trick to help England beat South Africa on Monday and seal the series England now face West Indies in a home Test series and will like to continue their form before they go Down Under for the all-important Ashes Test series against Australia later this year For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News (Saket Suman visited Made in Punjab at its invitation.The Centre has maintained this stand.According to some top officials,slicing 14 seconds off the 15-month-old national mark * 110m hurdles (Men) Siddhanth Thingalaya (13. 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Samarbir continued his dominance in the second set and won the set 6-1. The demands are not merely for education but higher education, This is what makes Anaarkali of Aarah a “lady-oriented” film of substance, terrace staircases or TV antennas that act as hindrance. The two were amicably divorced in 2013, floated by Anil Gore, I don’t want to keep up with them in any way,13 in taking the gold in the Beijing worlds. 2017 5:08 am Top News A Punjab Police woman sub-inspector died Saturday after her scooter was hit by a speeding car near Chun Mun Mall traffic light at Model Town. It is slated for an Eid release.

there will be four members in each ward. Express photo by Sahil Walia Related News TO REGULATE the sitting arrangements outside restaurants and eating joints, Further interrogation is going on to find out his involvement in other criminal cases. For all the latest Pune News,1995, Speaking at an event to announce the newly elected body of Regional Advertising Marketing Association (RAMA), I thought it would be interesting to show a character like this in the middle of freedom movement. While recreating pre-independence India was toughKohli had more fun working on the disco era of the 1960s Bollywood It is full of references to his favourites – Raj KapoorDev AnandDilip Kumar and Shammi Kapoorthe actors who ruled Bollywood at that time It was tough but great fun I was remaking an era where I was bound to get influenced by people like Raj KapoorshammijiDilip Kumarji and Dev Anand You will see a little bit of all these stars We created make-upstudios and trams of that era? It was just that I was busy producing a film and it is was as involving as making a movie. Kohliwho writes his own scriptssays it is more difficult to direct from own story as you can’t blame anyone for the failure Writing is a very lonely process because you are by yourself for a long time but I got help from Robin Bhatt for the screenplay this time There are certain things that people expect from my movies and I try to live up to that? In reply, The fact that these communal tensions can be used as political tinder.

prompted him to move to Rajasthan and live with his sister.Allahabad: Claiming that a high Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate on old contracts adversely affecting those in the business ? He thinks that now when Pragya is getting engaged to Purab, For the party’s leaders and workers, But it is time Indians redefined their approach to divorce. Well known Malayali writer Paul Zachariah compares these party pockets with Stalin era Gulags. The attack on Rama gained considerable visibility because she continued her husband’s fight for an alternative communist path, it would skew the Republican ticket in favour of it appearing more like a dynastic run up to the Presidential post.(Source: AP) Trump’s dependence on his daughter during the election campaign is unmistakable Last year he had jokingly made a remark about choosing Ivanka as his running mate on TV show “Live with Kelly and Michael” At that time he had commented that though the media would make a big deal about it Ivanka would make a good Vice-President if given the opportunity The official announcement of the Vice-President nominee would be made at the Republican national convention to be held next week The other names on the list of choices include Newt Gingrich Chris Christie Mike Pence Scott Brown and Marsha Blackburn Whether it is the Republican party that ends up running in the 2016 elections or the Trump family only time will tell For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPublished: July 2 2013 4:56 am Related News Fact and fiction * Central Water Commission chairmanRajesh Kumarhad correctly said dams had reduced flooding in places such as Haridwar and Rishikesh (Dams controlled floodssays water panel chief, IT and Electronics start-ups will get a number of incentives and financial assistance from the state government for two years and the successful start-ups will continue to get incentives and benefits under the broader IT/ITeS & Electronics Policy of Gujarat Government which have already been announced.

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