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and an initial reading is taken by dipping a metal bar into the tank. A lawyer and his aide were also subsequently arrested for accepting Rs 28. the 26-year-old rapper sported a green jacket and a pair of brown pants. the Maharashtra State Women’s Commission, got a new chairperson recently – Mumbai-based Susieben Shah daughter of former Congress Union Minister B A Desai The 46-year-old lawyer was previously a member of the Commission and is founder of the Priyadarshini Fleet Taxi Service for women She is also the founder of NGO Stree Shakti Kendra and a union for domestic workers and is co-founder of a pharmaceutical company On the Commission’s priority list Over the years several schemes and Acts have been implemented but these have not brought in the required sensitivity and awareness about women’s issues My foremost priority will be to consult women from various backgrounds and incorporate their inputs in the Women’s Policy that is being finalised by the state On clearing the backlog of around 2000 cases It is the most important task ahead of the Commission We are conducting marathon hearings and the entire staff is working from 10 am to 8 pm While earlier hearings took place on a fortnightly basis we trying to conduct as many hearings so that we can clear 25 cases a week Which section of women is the most vulnerable and what is your plan of action The unorganised labour class which includes domestic workers agricultural labourers and construction labourers They are not covered under any government scheme nor provided any incentive by the government Also most crimes against them tend to go unreported A mechanism needs to be put into place to organise them in some way Among the various crimes committed against women where does the Commission need to focus the most Nearly 50 per cent of the complaints received by the Commission pertain to domestic violence and action is taken in most of them However cases of sexual harassment at the workplace are increasing and often remain under wraps As per the Vishakha judgement of the Supreme Court it is mandatory for each company to set up an internal committee that can receive such complaints and initiate action We will also work on sensitisation of policemen in dealing with women who are victims of sexual assault In all cases of sexual assault an FIR should be filed immediately What about cases of domestic violence As per law a woman who is a victim of domestic violence must get relief within 90 days of filing a complaint This law is often not implemented In fact after a woman files a complaint chances of her being being subjected to more domestic violence are higher Our priority therefore is to ensure protection for the complainant Is manpower of 35 persons enough Do you think the Commission should be given more powers to take action against the guilty We should start with what we have We have proposed that the number of counsellors be increased from four to eight Also the Commission is a recommendatory body that uses the existing government departments and machinery to take action It has the powers of a civil court — we can issue summons conduct hearings and appoint fact-finding committees The implementation of an order issued by the Commission depends on the extent to which a case is followed up by it Why has there been so little suo motu action by the Commission Our staff has been directed to scrutinise every media report and in reports of crimes against women we will inform the government department concerned get the required information from them and pursue the case independently 2013 was a year that saw attacks against women in the city Has Mumbai lost its tag of being a safe city for women Crimes against women can happen even in the safest cities in the world Mumbai is still among the safest cities in the country I was out on the streets on December 31 and saw that the police bandobast was exceptional The Aam Aadmi Party and the All India Democratic Women’s Association have opposed your appointment citing a 2007 case — you allegedly derailed a case filed by a victim of sexual assault How do you react to that None of the information given by them or the allegations is substantiated The matter had gone to the High Court and the Supreme Court and was then closed [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsROME (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s policies in the Gulf are dangerous and misguided Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday adding that pressure from Washington had only succeeded in strengthening Tehran’s resolve US President Donald Trump responds as reporters ask questions about the future of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington US, The Met department, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: April 28.

Kirti says ? 2017, MBD Group. Some scribes and television reporters also reached Dango and Gujjarwal villages where Aamir refused to comment. The FIR was lodged at Hariparwat police station on charges like cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, This was made patently obvious as I read the text of your speech on Afghanistan this week. download Indian Express App ? whom BJP is trying hard to take into its fold. before the High Court. said the first step in carrying out the audit is to draw a map of railway stations.

” he said. ?The rural population of Haryana is becoming more aware of its rights and and know the legal remedies available to them, said Justice R S Madanpresident of State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission He added that there were about 400 complaints made every monthmany of which were from individuals belonging to villages in the state In another case relating to supply of sub-standard paddy seedsthe case was decided in favour of the complainanta resident of Dhalour village in Yamuna Nagar districteven in his absence For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Monza | Published: September 2 2016 4:23 pm Nico Rosberg winner in Belgium last weekend set his best lap on the soft tyres as did Lewis Hamilton (Source: AP) Top News Nico Rosberg led Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in another show of strength by the dominant Formula One champions in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday The German lapped the fastest track on the calendar with a best time of one minute 22959 seconds 0203 quicker than championship leader Hamilton Ferrari were best of the rest at their home track with Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen third on the timesheets but more than a second off Rosberg’s pace while team mate Sebastian Vettel was fourth The Italian team have used the last of their season’s engine ‘tokens’ for a power boost at the track outside Milan after ceding second place in the championship to Red Bull Hamilton leads Rosberg by nine points going into the last European race of the season but can hope to extend that on Sunday The Briton is chasing his third successive Italian Grand Prix win a feat that has not been achieved since the late Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio in the 1950s and 50th career victory Rosberg winner in Belgium last weekend set his best lap on the soft tyres as did Hamilton who was one of several drivers to have off-track excursions as they probed the limits McLaren’s Fernando Alonso provided the only real incident of the session when he crawled back to the pits with a gearbox problem five minutes from the end Mexican Sergio Perez was fifth fastest for Force India ahead of Romain Grosjean’s Ferrari-powered Haas and the Williams of Valtteri Bottas Dutch teenager Max Verstappen whose aggressive defending against Raikkonen at Spa last weekend is still the talk of the paddock was eighth for Red Bull Verstappen and McLaren’s Jenson Button lapped with a version of the ‘halo’ head protection device attached to the cockpits of their cars For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Updated: October 8 2015 9:15 am Salman Khan visited his ailing father in the wee hours of the morning and left around 2 pm post-which Salim Khan was taken in for the operation Related News Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan who ruled Bollywood as the better half of the famous Salim-Javed jodi was recently admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday where he was operated for hernia Sensing that his presence in the hospital will create (unwanted and uncontrollable) chaos Salman Khan visited his ailing father in the wee hours of the morning and left around 2 pm post-which Salim Khan was taken in for the operation Sohail Khan visited his ailing father at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai After the operation got over successfully the dutiful son that he is Salman Khan paid a (yet again silent) visit to the hospital in the night Salman Khan’s mother Salma Khan seen at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai Speaking about his father’s condition Arbaaz Khan said that he had undergone a hernia operation and that there was nothing to worry about (With inputs from BollywoodHungamacom) For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | London | Updated: January 27 2017 3:25 pm Bernie Ecclestone will retain a holding of 896639 shares after the offer (Source: Reuters) Top News Bernie Ecclestone is set to make a quick $29 million from Liberty Media’s takeover of Formula One after being deposed as the sport’s commercial supremo this week Liberty completed their $8 billion takeover on Monday and a subsequent filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) showed 86-year-old Ecclestone was offloading 950599 shares The Series C Liberty Formula One common stock shares were trading at around $3073 on Thursday Other associates of Ecclestone including Martin Sorrell who is the chief executive of advertising agency WPP and served as an independent director of Formula One’s parent company are also cashing in A total of 1357700 of the Nasdaq-listed shares are being sold immediately Ecclestone who was replaced by Chase Carey as chief executive on Monday will retain a holding of 896639 shares after the offer The prospectus posted on the Liberty Media website also revealed financial details about the series that had hitherto been kept confidential Formula One recorded total revenue of $17 billion for the year ended Dec 31 2015 with the majority (primary revenue) derived from race promotion broadcasting and sponsorship arrangements Gross profit in 2015 was $557 million compared to $571 million in 2014 The revenue from television rights agreements in 2015 represented 323 percent of the total Primary revenue for the nine months to Sept 30 2016 increased by $47 million on the corresponding period of 2015 with race promotion fees $39 million higher due mainly to variances in the calendar Last season had a record 21 races whereas 2015 had 20 Broadcasting revenue over the nine months was up by $18 million following renewals with three broadcasters and other ‘contractual uplifts’ As of September 30 Formula One had cash and cash equivalents of $675 million with the sport paying interest of $189 million No dividends were declared or paid over the nine month period Payments to teams in 2015 came to $904 million up from a previous $863 million The prospectus revealed that “the consent of a majority of certain teams” is required for there to be more than 20 races in a season or in excess of 17 where more than 60 percent of the total is outside of Europe the US and Canada Among the risks highlighted were terrorist acts and the possibility of a rival series being established “The general risk of a terror attack has increased recently in a number of the countries in which events are held” it noted For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: June 3 2010 11:42 pm Related News While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has described Maoist violence as the biggest internal security threatthe lead article in RSS mouthpiece Organiser by Subramanian Swamy says Islamic terrorism is even more serious His argument: By 2012Taliban would take over Pakistan and the US would flee from Aghanistan Then Islam will confront Hinduism to complete unfinished business? The district consumer forum held the report as evidence and ordered the opposite party to pay Rs 50, Harrison providing an unlikely twist when he upset the Canadian 6-7(4) 7-5 7-5 6-1 to reach the third round of a grand slam for the first time in an unfulfilled career. even the Joint Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Not only through his film I understood ‘Oh this is love’, the widespread feeling is of an economy that failed to benefit from the party. they are outstanding and they are intelligent young men and individuals and I have no doubt that if anyone is approached they will do the same way as the individua did, Pakistan cricket received a jolt in February when two of theirplayers — Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif — were caught in a spot-fixing scandal which rocked their Twenty20 league held in United Arab Emirates.

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