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Jeev said that his comfort place is still Asia. But I don’t think this should be the case as cricketers and fans are deprived of good contests, That is five wickets for 62 runs in 169 balls.4 crore in 2008. RUC, the body will now undergo re-examination on Sunday,humare pachees? Eleven years laterthe BJPs prime ministerial candidate has adopted a different tone He is making overtures to this minoritywhich represents a significant proportion of the population in key states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh This change in tone is evidentthroughout the Hindi beltfrom symbolic gestures like the distribution of free skullcaps and burqas for the Muslims attending his public meetingsas seen in Jaipur and Bhopal a few weeks ago In Augustthe Modi government told the Supreme Court that it was willing to pay for the repair of the 535 mosques and dargahswhich had been damaged in 2002 In factthis new dispensation has been obvious in Gujarat for at least two years now Modi first established a channel of communication with the Dawoodi Bohras He has paid their leaderSyedna Mohammed Burhanuddina courtesy visit and inaugurated the communitys trade exposition in Ahmedabad Thenhe tried to reach out to the Sunnis through his Sadbhavana Missionwhich he launched in September 2011on his 61st birthday The aim of the mission was to promote social harmony beyond casteclass and religious divisions In order to solemnly commit himself to this objectiveModi travelled throughout Gujarat and undertook fasts in various places His last Sadbhavana fast was in February 2012 Muslims attended these functions in somewhat large numbers In Ahmedabadan imam offered Modi a skullcapwhich he refused to wear In Navsaria few days laterone of his Muslim supporters offered him a keffiyeha scarfwhich he refused again One may remember that in December 2002Atal Bihari Vajpayee had hosted an Eid milan at his residenceand an iftar party the year before At the end of the Sadbhavana MissionModis ability to reach out to Muslims was doubtful Indeedaccording to a CSDS survey conducted after the 2012 state elections20 per cent of the Muslim voters had chosen the BJPagainst 22 per cent in 2007 While a substantial proportion of Muslims was voting for Modiit seemed to have reached a plateau Naturallythe memories of 2002 have played a role But other explanations need to be factored in Like the Dalits and Adivasisthe Muslims have not benefited from Gujarats development as much as other groups either The Sachar Committee report has shown that Gujarati Muslims lag behind in terms of poverty and education But it was based on data that had been collected in the early- and mid-2000sonly a few years after Modi came to power To take stock of the impact of his policies on Muslimsone needs to look at up-to-date data The 66th round of the NSS of 2009-10 can help us in this endeavour It shows that the share of urban Muslims who are salaried employees remains much lower than the corresponding figure for Hindus: 349 per cent against 448 per centwhereas the proportion of Muslims who are self-employed is much greater492 per cent against 366 per cent This over representation of Gujarati Muslims in the informal sector continues to be related to their low level of educational attainment In the age group of 5-14-year-olds787 per cent of Muslims go to school There is no improvement over the 2004-05 NSS roundfor which the corresponding figure was 789 per cent and was almost at par with the statistic for Hindus But when Muslims turn 15the dropout rate is such that in the age group of 15-19-year-oldsthey lag behind the Hindus by 10 percentage pointswith only 32 per cent still in school The Muslims of Gujarat continue to be poorer than the Hindus and poorer than in most other Indian states The Planning Commissionon the basis of data collected in 2009-10pointed out in 2012 that in urban areas the percentage of Gujarati Muslims living below the poverty line was 424 per cent Not only is this higher than the national average by 10 percentage points but it is also higher than the comparable figures for West Bengal (349 per cent) and Rajasthan (295 per cent) The percentage of Muslims living below the poverty line in the rural areas in Gujarat is not very different from West Bengal: 314 per cent compared to 344 per cent In the villages of Gujaratthe poverty of Muslims is largely due to the fact that they own little land 70 per cent of rural Muslims own less than 04 hectareagainst 555 per cent of Hindus In spite of the poor educational attainment of Muslimsthe Modi government abstained from distributing scholarships that the Centre had designed for them in the wake of the Sachar Committee report Only Muslim students who had secured 50 per cent marks in their annual exams and whose family had an annual income of less than Rs 1 lakh were eligible for this pre-matriculation scholarship The amount of the scholarship was between Rs 800 and 1000 per year In Gujarat55000 students were eligible The Centres contribution was supposed to amount to approximately Rs 375 crore and that of the state to about Rs 125 crore The Modi government refused to pay on the grounds that the scheme was discriminatory vis-à-vis other poor students The matter went to the Gujarat High Courtwhere a division bench of three judges ruled in favour of the scheme Lateranother bench overruled the earlier judgment Finallyit went to a full bench of five judgeswhich ruled in favour of the scheme In responsethe Modi government appealed to the Supreme Courtwhich upheld the final decision of the Gujarat High Court in May 2013five years after the scheme had been initiated There is another reason why Gujarati Muslims did not significantly shift towards the BJP in 2012: the party did not nominate a single Muslim candidate This was one of the reasons why the Muslim leader of the BJP minority cell resigned during the election campaign But when the BJP did give tickets to Muslim candidates during local electionsthe party failed to attract voters in Muslim majority constituencies This is evident from what happened in Junagadh in 2009 when the BJP lost the local elections In such constituenciesthe Muslim voters turned to the Congress and the BJP sometimes alienated its Hindu voters Modi may face the same dilemma during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections: either he tries to woo Muslim voters (who may not support him eventually) and risk losing some Hindu supportersor he follows the polarisation strategy till its logical conclusion PS: The BJP is distributing burqas to Muslims even though Modi criticised the Congress for its burqa of secularism.an industrialist said he has been asked to pay advance consumption deposit worth Rs 2.has now come under the scanner of elected representatives.a health care organisation will provide round the clock ambulance services and a paramedical staff will be stationed at these sites.

Telgi scam,By: IANS | Mumbai | Published: May 19 🙂 #HERO trailer out tomorrow! pictwittercom/HFvmu9IDyl — Sooraj Pancholi (@soorajpancholi9) July 14 2015 Sooraj and Athiya are stepping into the shoes of Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Sheshadri respectively With the film the “Kick” star is launching his own production house Salman Khan Productions For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Zadar | Published: September 18 2016 2:33 am Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic after their win against France in doubles on Saturday (Source: Reuters) Top News Croatia took a big step towards securing a Davis Cup final spot when Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic beat Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-6 (6) 5-7 7-6 (6) 6-3 in the doubles to take a 2-1 lead on Saturday The 2015 US Open champions Mahut and Herbert are the world’s top-ranked pair Richard Gasquet who won the first semi-final point for France on Friday now takes on Cilic in Sunday’s reverse singles while Lucas Pouille plays Borna Coric Mahut and Herbert wasted three consecutive break points in the opening set before the Croats won the tiebreak when the latter sent a forehand long The French pair bounced back in the second set thanks to a break in the 11th game but Dodig and Cilic continued to look more solid and accurate The visitors saved a break point in the 12th game of the third set only to then lose another tiebreak It was one-way traffic from then on as the Croatian duo broke for a 2-1 lead in the fourth set and wrapped up victory on Herbert’s serve the Frenchman burying a volley into the net The winners will take on Britain or Argentina The South Americans lead 2-1 in Glasgow For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 4 2016 6:11 pm MS Dhoni attends jam session with team India (Source: Facebook) Top News The Indian cricket team under the stewardship pf new head coach Anil Kumble had a different kind of get together The team members along with India head coach Kumble Test skipper Virat Kohli ODI captain MS Dhoni and India A and U-19 coach Rahul Dravid had a jam session with an instrument called Djembe The former Test skipper Dhoni after the session had an interaction with the bunch where he talked about the upcoming Test season for India and had a word of advice for the young guns in the squad “This is something we started 45 minutes back and most of us will agree this is the first time we have played an instrument If we can have fun with this we can have fun in cricket” said Dhoni Dhoni also apoke about how the youngsters have spent time in this format and how the squad now wears a set look “Most of us started playing cricket when we were fiveI think this is the period when Indian cricket will move forward Last 2-3 years we have been talking about youngsters getting into Test cricket Now we have a set of batsmen who are into the Test arena We have a pool of bowlers I’m not talking about 2-3 batsmen I’m talking about a lot of batsmen a lot of bowlers and this is the phase that would be very interesting and you stay together” Closing the emotional address Dhoni urged the group to not forget having fun and sticking with each other during testing times “All of you won’t have a very good series some of you will fail but with 17 Test matches all of you would be successful So it’s important to enjoy the period which is tough But till you stick together and till you enjoy cricket I don’t think there’s anything that will stop you So make sure to have a lot of fun “This is something in Indian cricket we often don’t do because cricket is too much for us For a lot of us if you take cricket out of our personal life we don’t have many things left So we actually give it a lot of importance but it’s important to have fun And these 45 minutes that we spent here it just suggests that we can have fun anywhere in the world we just need the company of us” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top Newsdon’t question my professional integrity and tell me about my personal life.s stolen mobile phone and had gone to detain the accused, Ranieri accused his team of lacking “heart and desire” in a 1-0 loss to third-tier club Millwall in the FA Cup. he was not recruited,countries around the Mediterranean, though, the wrestler’s father said.

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