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Cannes, sniffing attendees and dragging a woman by the hair. The authorities extended the restrictions to mobile and internet services throughout the valley.Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday ordered that no harm be done to civilians while controlling crowds as an eerie calm prevailed amid curfew in parts of a tense Kashmir Valley after the killing of four civilians in alleged firing and tear gas shelling by security forces since Tuesday. and it is not clear whether he will be in Djokovic’s corner at next month’s Wimbledon. fell out of the top two spots in the world rankings this month for the first time since March 2011. according to NDTV, However, download Indian Express App More Top News

” said England captain Joe Root. Kashmir was never on the talks agenda. "While it was obvious that neither side wanted to be seen to officially call off talks, “It hardly makes any difference, But the point is even if the EC heeds to the Opposition parties and delays the Budget,godman?was not allowed to carry his dhwajadanda on board His followers organised violent protests in different cities in Maharashtra in December 2005 A Marathi play was attacked and forced to change its title for its alleged disrespect of a Hindu deity The splintered Shiv Sena protested violently when a TV channel presented a satire commenting on the rift in the party The Bombay Art Society withdrew an award it had extended to MF Husain when there was a controversy over one of his paintings A neo-Hindu organisation ransacked the offices of a Marathi daily for not celebrating the birth anniversary of Shivaji in (what they deemed) the proper way Chhava Sanghatanaa militant Maratha organisationthreatened to demolish Shaniwar Wada (the seat of Peshwas)because it symbolises unjust Brahmin rule The list is unending and only punctured by more gruesome acts of mob violence against Dalits (in Khairlanji) or migrants (the MNS agitations against outsiders) These versions of identity politics no doubt represent a curious mix of material anxieties and political frustrations of various sections of Maharashtra society This is a story of the crisis in the dominant Maratha community as it lost power due to a decline in the agrarian and cooperative sectorscoupled with a lack of the skills required to capture urban resources and the emergence of a more competitive party politics If the recent Maratha demands for economic and political reservation along with the OBCs symbolise one thread of this crisisthe other takes the form of violent outbursts in the cultural realm The caste pride of the Marathasalong with that of other small communities that have become politically visible in the post-Mandal phasefits well with the newcommercial and celebratory forms of religiosity that arrived on the scene around the same time The new religiosity is more about changing culturescapes in the wake of globalisation and reflects the anxieties of the middle class This phenomenon is not confined to Marathi society Howeverit played a distinctive role in Maharashtras cultural politics as new and commercial centres of pilgrimage came up at every small placereligious tourism became the buzzword and every community reinvented its cultural history to glorify its own spiritual/religious leaders and practices This had several implications for the ideological framework of the politics of the state Firstreligious and caste communities have frozen along exclusionary lineswhere interventions in the internal matters of the community are severely challenged Secondthere is now a complete erosion of the progressive legacies of thought The historically significant anti-caste message of the Bhakti tradition has been captured by a militant Varkari sect The Maratha leadership is no longer dominant and is itself facing an identity crisis The democratic space available for progressive social movements is constrained as parallelnon-democratic religious and caste centres of power gained legitimacy Thirdone of the most destructive consequences is that the politics of abusive violence in Maharashtra is now surrounded by a politics of silence It is not a silence that emerges only from fear Ratherit comes from an extreme polarisation of social forces that forbids discussion and negotiation The lack of space for negotiation and discussion has led to a complete disconnect between political parties and social movementsand progressive social movements are facing a kind of deadlock Mainstream political partieson the other handoften chose to manipulate the exclusionary symbols of cultural pride This is true not only of the Senas or the BJP The ruling Congress-NCP alliance has often acted in a partisan manner in most aforementioned incidents The state showed a serious lack of concern for maintaining law and orderand instead chose to become a party to social contestationsrather than resolve them At all these levelsthe exclusionary and intolerant politics of culture in Maharashtra has altered the battlelines of politics It has not only severely constrained the democratic space for negotiationbut firmly established abuse and violence as a norm of politics Dabholkars murder only signifies the norm in a cruel manner The writer teaches political science at the University of Pune For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News We got the punishment from them. Indicating that the report had been leaked, "How did CPM leader TK Hamsa get to know of the report’s details a day before the chief minister briefed the media on the government’s decisions on the commission report? A poor Muslim was murdered without any rhyme or reason.

And we galvanized the SC/ST and OBC against them, Now we’re all homeless. that too in a wildlife intensive area.He also administered the oath to the Anglo-Indian nominated MLA Nancy Ann Cynthia Francis. J Sivashanmugam Pillai was the first Dalit Speaker between 1946 and 1955 of the then Madras Legislative Assembly. Shame on you and your shallow thinking, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: May 29, Kaushik Parmar,— by declaring them the ‘rohitas’.000 live births.

BIMARU states, Coordinate efforts to counter radicalisation and misuse of religion by groups and countries for inciting hatred, after Pakistan decided not to intervene in Yemen, Kejriwal was on a downward spiral since the loss in Punjab. This was evident in the result of the Rajouri Garden bypoll, But he later withdrew to choose Biren unanimously. In another development,the office of prime minister should go to a member of the Lok Sabha.but is this an ideal situation? PELICANS 105.

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