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R-Wis. and other House leaders as 20 GOP moderates signaled a revolt on the budget penning a letter to Ryan announcing their opposition to an emerging plan to force cuts to government agencies and benefit programs such as food stamps The letter authored by Rep Charlie Dent R-Pa, To my mind, ballads or some of my dad’s songs for those guys are 17-18, 2017 1:05 am Top News Along the lines of the river Thames in London,Loksatta Party leader Jayaprakash Narayan pointed out,Chief Justice of India Supreme Court and the judiciary must learn to exercise restraint and it is not the judiciary’s remit to comment on a prime ministers political speech CJI SC & judiciary must learn to exercise restraintThey don’t have to comment on PM’s address or geopolitics https://tco/yWFpqG78AV — Jayaprakash Narayan (@JP_LOKSATTA) August 15 2016 Of course nothing would do better disservice to the institution of the apex court than the use of the CJI’s utterances to settle score in politics It would be nave to believe that Chief Justice Thakur’s statement showing his indignation after the PM’s speech was a rant of a frustrated head of the Indian judiciary For this is not the first time this has happened For instance in a conference of top judges of India he broke down wiped his tears and requested Modi who was sharing the dais to clear the files pertaining to the appointments to the higher judiciary The sight of Chief Justice of India’s apex court breaking down in front of the head of executive was quite incongruent to the earlier conduct of the Supreme Court which struck down the NJAC Act unanimously passed by Parliament and ratified by state assemblies No politician or legislator broke down though many of them complained about the authority of Parliament being eroded The burden of Chief Justice Thakur’s argument is that this government is sitting on appointments of judges which is leading to huge pile up of cases in courts But facts tell a more nuanced story Nearly 25 crore cases are pending in the lower judiciary which is not only understaffed but has also been working under serious resource crunch However Chief Justice Thakur’s concern largely pertains to the higher judiciary where nearly a crore cases are pending for resolution Obviously these cases have not piled up in the past two years of the Modi government Similarly it has never been the case that the previous governments responded with alacrity to fill vacancies in the higher judiciary While it is well known that the government and the apex court are sparring over the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointments the higher judiciary what is not well known is the tiff between the judiciary and the executive over certain appointments of judges recommended by the collegium In an article in Firstpost Shishir Tripathi has pointed out the growing influence of judicial dynasties in grabbing judgeship This is a serious issue which needs to be resolved in the most transparent manner to restore the credibility of the higher judiciary However the manner in which the case has been progressing seems to reflect that the judiciary is least interested in making the appointment of judges transparent and open to people’s scrutiny In this context Chief Justice Thakur’s emotional conduct is unlikely to cut ice with the people who are the worst victims of prevalent corruption and malevolence in the lower judiciary Ironically he is seen to be locking horns with the executive on an issue limited to appointment of judges in the higher judiciary In people’s perception there are lingering doubts over the manner in which judges are appointed to the higher judiciary The CJI could have turned the tables against the government if he had insisted on carrying out a radical judicial reform to make lower and higher judiciary more transparent and accountable But that was not the burden of his song That’s the reason why his latest run-in — the second publicly known — with the government in general and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in particular acquires the nature of political brinkmanship which is not good sign for the judiciary OSLO (Reuters) – The world will take years to limit climate change to manageable levels with no miracle fix at a Paris summit this year despite growing signs of action by governments and companies the United Nations climate chief said on Thursday Senior officials from almost 190 nations will meet from Feb 8-13 in Geneva to work on a draft UN deal to limit global warming The agreement built on national plans for curbs on rising world greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020 is meant to be finalised at the Paris meeting in December Christiana Figueres head of the UN Climate Change Secretariat said it would take far longer to get on track to limit a rise in world temperatures to an agreed UN goal of 2 degrees Celsius (36 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times The Paris meeting may set five-yearly reviews of emissions targets But the gap between national plans and a pathway of ever deeper cuts outlined by climate scientists "is one that we will close not in one year not even in one five-year period but rather over time" Figueres told an online news briefing Last year was the warmest since records began in the 19th century and average world temperatures have already risen by about 085C (15F) raising risks of heatwaves floods and rising world sea levels as ice melts "It would be a fundamental . misunderstanding of the complexity of what we are dealing with to even imagine that an agreement in Paris would in and of itself at the turn of a dime miraculously solve climate change" she said Still Figueres said that there were encouraging signs such as a call by a group of high-profile CEOs on Thursday for world leaders to commit in Paris to a goal of cutting net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 The group includes Virgin [VAUL] founder Richard Branson Unilever chief Paul Polman and Tata International’s [TATAIUL] Ratan Tata Among major emitters China the United States and the European Union have already outlined their plans to limit emissions Figueres said she expected all major economies to submit national plans for greenhouse gas curbs by Oct 1 to give time for the Secretariat to give an overview before Paris (Reporting by Alister Doyle; Editing by Mark Trevelyan) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Respect Pahlaj Nihalani rename the film ‘Udta Land of Five Rivers’ FP Special Forces Jun09 2016 19:01 46 IST Comment 0 Tweet This is a lopsided debate Freedom of speech and expression is not a one-way street Everybody has rights and freedoms so does Pahlaj Nihalani our Sanskari Censor Board chief who has now kicked up a big storm in Bollywood because Udta Punjab can’t pass muster his muster Let’s not get cross with him let’s not swear at him we know for sure that’s not going to get us far with him So let’s try to understand him Look at things from his point of view Maybe if we respect his rights he’ll respect ours Here’s a list of eight rights of Nihalani we must protect Feel free to add to this list The more we understand him the faster we do it the better for Bollywood 1) Right to cut: Pretty self-explanatory although whether or not this includes giving people a quick haircut has yet to be decided 2) Right to be offended: It doesn’t matter if the rest of the nation finds something funny moving or thought-provoking (God forbid) If Nihalani doesn’t like it it’s gone 3) Right to be sanskari: So what if it’s a film about a British man working for a South African company in Venezuela he better not be seen doing things that go against Indian culture 4) Right to not hear gaalis: Seriously you need us to explain this What the @#$K is wrong with you 5) Right to euphemism: Nihalani is not Arnab Goswami he doesn’t like things ‘direct’ So what’s the big deal Why can’t Anurag Kashyap be a little more accommodative Like why can’t he rename the film Udta Land of Five Rivers 6) Right to logical thinking: Udta Punjab Does that sound like a film about Punjab’s drug problem or its rapid economic growth And you think Nihalani is illogical 7) Right to improve his grades: Nihalani made “B" grade movies and is now granting “A” grade to movies he doesn’t understand Net-net he’s improved right 8) Right to bite the hand that feeds him: He was brought out of oblivion by this government and his job is make to them look good But each time he opens his mouth and we can’t make up our minds on who’s looking sillier he or his masters isn’t that a matter between them What’s your problem Published Date: Jun 09 2016 19:01 PM | Updated Date: Jun 09 2016 19:33 PM tags: #Anurag Kashyap #Bollywood #CBFC #Censor Board #InMyOpinion #Pahlaj Nihalani #Udta Punjab also see Mukkabaaz — like Mary Kom before it — delivers a knockout by pulling back its punches Mukkabaaz gets U/A certificate; director Anurag Kashyap thanks Prasoon Joshi Smriti Irani Mukkabaaz is a throwback to the storytelling prevelant in the 70s says Anurag Kashyap

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