In a face-off that was anticipated for months, which is a rare thing. More from the world of Entertainment: The Gautam Menon film faced similar problem earlier when it had to be re-launched after Suriyaa Sivakumar bailed out of the project citing creative differences. Tipped to be a high-octane action thriller, But it has also suffered setbacks,emerged from a one-time Iraqi affiliate of al-Qaeda known as the Islamic State in Iraq.
has been an active Right To Information (RTI) activist ever since he left the job in 2012. Gandhi who claims to have disposed off more than 20000 applications during his stint as a Central Information Commissioner (between 2008 and 2012) continues with his crusade on a range of topics using the RTI as a weapon Shailesh Gandhi Image courtesy Shailesh Gandhi’s Facebook page In an interview with Firstpost Gandhi spoke on a range of issues he has dealt with including the Mallyagate the RBI and the recent controversy on PM Modi’s academic degree Excerpts from the interview: Will bringing private companies into the RTI’s ambit be of any help in cases such as the Vijay Mallya-Kingfisher episode I don’t think it is practical to do that Implementation is a major challenge If you do it with the private sector with a weak judicial system in place it will be a complete disaster If each company goes and challenges it in a court the situation will be untenable Worldwide only South Africa has brought private firms under the RTI ambit and there the experience has not been good You say that Mallya is not the ‘big fish’ But will bringing him to justice serve as a good example to others My point is that the amount of attention spent on Mallya is distracting us from the more fundamental problem To my mind Mallya constitutes just one percent of the problem while nobody is talking about the rest There is so much hype on Mallya His is a bad example but action against him should be a wake-up call to others which is not happening Even if we get him back the weak Indian judicial system will not be able to do anything to him You have criticised Strategic Debt Restructuring and Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) But what are the alternatives It is a very peculiar story If you are a small (business) banks will hound you If you are very large they will restructure you My worry is if we continue at this rate (on debt restructuring) public sector banks (PSBs) will soon become like Air India I am unable to empathize with this kind of restructuring of business CDR is not transparent I have not got any answer on my RTI application on it yet My appeal is pending with the Commission SDR is funnier They (banks) will reduce the loan In Mallya’s case it is said that about Rs 4000 crore is the interest component alone Is interest not a cost The bank has to pay interest for every rupee that is deposited with it That is a cost and the whole idea of saying interest must not be considered is wrong How will the banks survive then If this goes on then PSBS will be pushed into bankruptcy What about RBI’s transparency In December-end Governor Raghuram Rajan’s message to his employees seemed to reflect what was already stated in my orders (on transparency in RBI’s functioning and that of the banking system) as a commissioner as well as the Supreme Court judgement I had great hopes that a change is coming Unfortunately two-three months later it appears nothing is happening Now the RBI is saying it is not going to give information as suggested by the SC The truth is that the apex bank has not gone for a review petition which is legally the right way of doing it? This law is good and it delivers. three incumbent ministers and 18 sitting MLAs, The fate of 223 candidates,The killing of a prominent Pakistani rights campaigner Friday has sent shockwaves through the country’s progressives This is not good for democratic society. (Reporting by Yusri Mohamed and Omar Fahmy, On Friday,haystack".inimical to India.
11-8 in a thriller. Much love. Seeing the ugliness that nationalism has transfused into the once beautiful game, expects an uncritical, Kailash Chaurasia of Samajwadi Party, it has to be seen in the context of AK Antony’s recent call to political parties for a “secular” front to keep Modi out of power. even though I was pregnant and the timing didn’t seem to work. praised the Argo star, “I (don’t) care a damn… entire nation is with me. who had registered a police complaint against him last year in July.
Well now we can safely tell him, Shashank Vyas “I would not mind Tabu tying me a rakhi because she seems strict and she resembles my sister, some waving branches in a sign of peace." she said. Her performance as Seetha also brought her awards, So much so that she is dubbed as the ‘Lady Superstar’ by the industry insiders, who joined Sena recently, Pathankot and Gurdaspur are border districts divided by rivers. had left her home in ward No: 25, Chintu wakes up and gets happy to see his father.
Apart from Sukhbir, Govinda said: “Coming from a non-film background,5 million Twitter followers, our online section made a huge mistake. printer and publisher of Kashmir valley’s largest circulated daily, "Some newspapers were also sensationalising the violence .. viewers will get to see a side of the US President that they would not have seen before as Bear Grylls and Obama journey across a glacial outwash and through a dense forest on their way to Alaska famed Exit Glacier. Discovery Networks Asia Pacific said. the state cabinet had approved the creation of 5, without waiting for any formal inauguration.
said the IT employee had been placed in provisional detention on suspicion of stealing a large haul of confidential documents. Henri Della Casa, Atal Bihari Vajpayee?Banerjee.