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our gratitude to them that wish ! pictwittercom/bTvFksJwaS — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 19 2017 In the same blog he recalled the time when he had visited Vigyan Sabha but expressed how we need to have more of such places to honour and celebrate important functions “It’s a pity that we do not have many more Vigyan Bhavans to celebrate important functions .” Jha said in a statement. In the Inter-School Skating Championship,10 are under construction, not the subject of banking regulation.s advantage. Damion Jacobs, confirming the intelligence assessments. but no Democrat could take this radical step for fear of political suicide. And no Republican could recognise China because they were staunch anti-communists How could one recognise the right of the largest most populous Communist nation to exist In November 1968 in a close battle with Hubert Humphrey Republican Nixon won the presidential election and walked into the China stalemate Ping-pong diplomacy was initiated and in 1972 Nixon went on an official visit to China Seven years later America formally recognised China as a nation This Nixon visit to China has become a political metaphor to describe according to Wikipedia “the ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials” Recognition of the many political economic and social failures and new policies to change them is India’s need today We have continued for too long in postponing decisions and governing with a philosophy that is embedded in outdated mindsets India needs a prime minister who can take bold non-traditional and non-predictable steps to get us out of our own self-made traps Fortunately there is a PM election round the corner and all those wishing for a better India can vote with their feet hearts and minds for the candidate of their choice There are several prime ministerial candidates on offer at least 16 Fifteen of them are chief ministers or former chief ministers and one belongs to the world’s oldest political dynasty Rahul Gandhi According to three recent opinion polls Narendra Modi is first on the number of seats in the Lok Sabha list and Arvind Kejriwal brings up the rear with 9 expected seats Important policy decisions as a practical matter are rarely made by the establishment by the existing political order It cannot because it has too much vested in it What we as voters need to decide is who among the candidates is best placed to go against the expected Indian grain of lots of discussion and no action Modi seems to be distinctly different than the alphabet soup formed by the rest The rest pride themselves with economic policies to the left of Indira Gandhi with being secular as in belief in appeasement of minorities and job reservations for all and sundry and generally incapable of thinking beyond the narrow outdated and inappropriate confines of traditional mixed-up and illogical policies In the other corner is somebody who was born poor a lower caste a mere chai-wallah and someone brought up under the “watchful” eyes of a rigidly nationalist Hindu and archaic political organisation called the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (the RSS or the National Volunteer Organisation) If to paraphrase Rahul Gandhi one were to assess candidates on the basis of outsiders to the “system” then the list reduces to two and a half or a maximum of three There is Modi Gandhi and Kejriwal Unfortunately for Kejriwal his popularity has yet to reach the poor the middle class or the rich outside of the confines of Delhi Whether he does we will know soon but the opinion polls do not give him much chance But opinion polls have been wrong most prominently in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections and in the Delhi 2013 assembly elections What is it that India needs to do In foreign policy there are three priorities — Pakistan China and the US and in that order India needs to take a firmer stand with all three and also to work out a permanent long-run solution with Pakistan including a solution for cross-border terrorism spillover of terrorism and radical improvement in trade cultural and personal relations For too long the several-centuries-old brothers have been divided by religion Improvement of relations with Pakistan or Sri Lanka or Bangladesh or Nepal: would India rather have Modi or Gandhi or J Jayalalithaa or Mamata Banerjee By opening up a discussion on Section 370 Modi has indicated that he can be trusted with change Could Banerjee reach an agreement with Bangladesh Or Jayalalithaa with Sri Lanka Only Modi can carry conviction and India with him as he tries to establish long-term relations with our brotherly neighbours In social policy there is the urgent need to establish gay rights that is the rejection/ amendment of Section 377 of the Constitution Many political leaders kowtow to their own prejudice and religious bigotry to oppose gay rights They hide under the presumed weight of public “opinion” This has lessons for the AAP’s favourite method of deciding disputes — let us have an opinion poll If referendums could decide thorny social political and economic issues then government is not needed and nor by definition are political leaders like Kejriwal It bears emphasis that among the political parties the Congress is the only party to have taken a principled stand on the gay rights issue It is like the US Democrats in 1968 — it believes in the right thing to do but cannot because of fear of elections But no one expects Modi to recognise the human rights of gays and no one expects Modi to confront the religious bigotry of Hindus Muslims and Christians And the Supreme Court is not blameless either The venerable and respected judges find it fit to be socially and possibly unconstitutionally proactive when they feel like it and do so on not one but several issues yet parrot the Constitution when it suits them This is a very Khrushchevian mindset: “what is mine is mine what is yours is negotiable” On economic policies Modi does not have to go to Pakistan; instead he needs to follow through on his own recommendations If he becomes PM India will have the best chance of ushering in important second-generation reforms the most important of which will be decentralisation of state power Emphasising this need Gujarat Chief Minister Modi recently revealed how his government was taken to task by the Centre for laying down gas pipelines across the state “The Gujarat government was targeted by the Centre for laying down gas pipelines across the state The Centre said that it was its job not the state’s What is the use of such policies We have reduced this centralisation of power in Gujarat” According to Modi if better governance is to be achieved then the consent of the people (aam aadmi in fact) and their participation in decision-making is necessary There are several pointers to the “Modi goes to Pakistan” reality He has the best chance of success both because he has been the most progressive in shedding old discarded ideas and most importantly because expectations for forward progress on Pakistan Section 370 and Kashmir Section 377 are the least from him and the BJP In addition chances of adopting Fidel Castro-Kejriwal type ideas like free water and free electricity are anathema to Modi The writer is chairman of Oxus Investments an emerging market advisory firm and a senior advisor to Zyfin a leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAbu Dhabi: For all the headlines screaming ‘anarchy’ Lewis Hamilton’s public act of defiance against Mercedes in Formula One’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could ultimately make racing even more exciting in 2017 File photo of Lewis Hamilton AP While Mercedes boss Toto Wolff refused to rule out punishment after Hamilton did everything he could to scupper team mate Nico Rosberg’s championship chances in Sunday’s showdown he recognised he was in two minds about what to do The Austrian said he would sleep on the controversy but he also wondered whether there might be a case for giving the drivers more freedom to race rather than seeking to control them That after a 21-round season in which Mercedes were more dominant than ever with 19 wins and 20 poles and won both titles for the third year in a row could prove a more popular outcome While some condemned Hamilton’s strategy in slowing the race in a failed bid to help others catch and pass Rosberg who needed to finish on the podium to become champion others applauded him for transforming what could have been a processional one-two into a tense spectacle 1996 world champion Damon Hill congratulated Hamilton on Twitter: Well done to @LewisHamilton for a relentless pursuit of the title keeping us on the edge of our flaming pants right up to the last lap #F1 — Damon Hill (@HillF1) November 28 2016 Red Bull team principal Christian Horner who rarely misses a chance to undermine Wolff said he would have expected nothing less and accused Mercedes of being ‘naive’ in asking Hamilton to speed up instructions the driver ignored Both Sides "I think Lewis was trying to back us up and I probably would have done the same" agreed Horner’s Dutch driver Max Verstappen "You have to try these things to win a championship" Rosberg championship secured could also see both sides of the argument "It’s really easy to understand the team’s side But at the same time of course you can understand Lewis because this is the world championship" he said From outside Formula One former England soccer striker Gary Lineker added his support: Don’t get @LewisHamilton criticism Why wouldn’t he give himself the best chance to succeed Attempting to win is the very essence of sport — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 28 2016 "Attempting to win is the very essence of sport All leading sports persons ignore advice from the sidelines on occasions To be the best you have to think you know best" From Hamilton’s perspective he had merely done what he had to do "I don’t feel I did anything unfair We’re fighting for a championship I was in the lead I control the pace That’s the rules" said the winner of 10 races this season The revelations of the Paradise Papers a huge leak of financial documents and an investigation into offshore and banking assets has caused ripples throughout the world The material was obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and shared by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) with 100 other media organisations including The Guardian BBC and The New York Times Representational image Reuters Politicians celebrities and corporations from all across the world have been linked with the revelation Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II US president Donald Trump’s cabinet members advisers and donors Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief fundraiser Stephen Bronfman Union minister Jayant Sinha actor Amitabh Bachchan defaulter businessman Vijay Mallya corporate lobbyist Niira Radia actor Sanjay Dutt’s wife Dilnashin Rajya Sabha MP RK Sinha Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton Twitter Facebook Nike and Apple are just some of the names linked with Paradise Papers Needless to say such a massive leak has sparked countless reactions India In India the multi-agency group (MAG) set up in April last year to probe the Panama Papers leak will also investigate and take "swift action" on the Paradise Papers the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said It said the government has directed that investigation in cases of Paradise Papers will be monitored by a re-constituted MAG headed by the Chairman CBDT and having representatives from the CBDT the Enforcement Directorate the Reserve Bank of India and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Jayant Sinha in a series of tweets said the transactions were legal and bonafide Full details have been provided to Indian Express These were bonafide and legal transactions undertaken on behalf of highly reputed 1/n https://tco/rWYEAZ1Rvy — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 world-leading organisations in my fiduciary role as Partner at Omidyar Network and its designated representative on the DLight Board 2/n — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 All these transactions have been fully disclosed to relevant authorities through all necessary filings as required 3/n — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 After leaving Omidyar Network I was asked to continue on the DLight Board as an Independent Director 4/n — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 On joining the Union Council of Ministers I immediately resigned from the DLight Board and severed my involvement with the company 5/n — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 It is crucial to note that these transactions were done for DLight as an Omidyar representative and not for any personal purpose n/n — Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) November 5 2017 The main opposition party Congress took the opportunity to accuse Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "betraying" the people with "zero action" against black money stashed abroad and demanded the resignation of Union minister Jayant Sinha and BJP MP RK Sinha RK Sinha refused to speak because he was on "maun vrat" (silence of vow) for a week for religious reasons He wrote on a piece of paper that he had taken a pledge not to speak for a week for ‘Bhagwat Yagna’ On the other hand asked about Sachin Pilot and son of former minister Vayalar Ravi figuring up in the Paradise Papers related to the Rajasthan ambulance scam Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said: "The CBI and ED probe has already been initiated against Sachin Pilot Will the government order probe against all those in the list" "The Congress is open for all sorts of probes. but will Modi choose Compromised Bureau of Investigation or Enemy Directorate probes over a Supreme Court investigation" the Congress added Amitabh Bachchan has also spoken at length about this issue "At this age and time of my life I seek peace and freedom from prominence. To be left to lead the last few years of my life with and within myself. I do not seek epithets I abhor them. I do not seek headlines I do not deserve them. I do not seek acknowledgement I am not qualified for it" he said in a blog post Across the world The European Union on Monday denounced the "shocking" revelations and the EU finance ministers meeting for regular talks in Brussels will discuss tax avoidance on Tuesday "This new scandal shows once again that some companies and rich individuals are ready to do anything to not pay tax" said European Economics Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici "In light of these shocking revelations I call on member states to rapidly adopt a European tax haven blacklist as well as other dissuasive measures" he said EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager who has cracked down on EU countries making illegal tax breaks to Apple and Amazon lauded the journalists who made the latest revelations Congratulations and thanks to @ICIJorg for all the work done on #ParadisePaper It enables the work against tax avoidance for transparency — Margrethe Vestager (@vestager) November 6 2017 Apple Inc responded to the allegations against it and said that none of its operations were moved from Ireland and that changes made to its corporate structure in 2015 were specially designed to preserve tax payments to the United States and not to reduce taxes anywhere else On Queen Elizabeth’s links to the Paradise Papers and whether it is appropriate for the British head of state to invest in offshore tax havens a spokeswoman for the Duchy of Lancaster said: "All of our investments are fully audited and legitimate" "We operate a number of investments and a few of these are with overseas funds" She added: "the Queen voluntarily pays tax on any income she receives from the Duchy" Russian politicians on Monday downplayed leaks in the Paradise Papers concerning Russian officials and state companies insisting the deals were legal and not politically motivated The head of the foreign affairs committee of the Russian senate Konstantin Kosachev charged that the leaks were "stirring emotions and muddled wording" "When it is boiled down what is described here is standard and legal commercial activity" Kosachev insisted He added that "through stirring up emotions and murky wording" the deals are "presented as practically a plot against the foundations of Western democracy" US-based think-tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said MNCs should be required to publicly report their number of employees facilities and their revenue on a country-by-country basis to help check tax abuses US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross has defended personal business links to Russia "I think the media has made a lot more out of it than it deserves" Ross told BBC on the sidelines of a business conference in London He insisted that "there is no impropriety" Canada’s tax agency on Monday began pouring over papers leaked "The CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) is reviewing links to Canadian entities and will take appropriate action in regards to the Paradise Papers" said John Power spokesman for Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier In a statement the CRA said it has been actively pursuing tax evasion and avoidance saying these are "multi-billion issues" In a statement Bronfman denied the allegations saying he "has never funded nor used offshore trusts" These assurances however failed to quell opposition attacks on the government "Justin Trudeau’s priority was really tax fairness" said Conservative finance critic Pierre Polievre "It’s very curious that he’s done nothing to go after the mega millionaires who stuff their money in foreign tax havens in order to avoid Canadian tax" Two Brazilian cabinet ministers whose names appear in the Paradise Papers said Monday that there was nothing illegal in keeping funds in an offshore account Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles and Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi appear in the data leaked The Guardian also reported that the Australian Tax Office has said it will investigate non-compliance by Australian taxpayers In Germany there were calls for registers of trust and company owners "The European parliament should push for greater investigative competences such as a right to summon witnesses under oath as in the US-Senate and establish a permanent subcommittee on corporate taxation" the report quoted Fabi De Masi a German MP and former vice-president of an EU committee probing the Panama Papers as saying With inputs from agencies Published: October 7 2013 5:40 am Related News Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday in our country Isnt it ironical that our country refrains from working in honour of the man who staunchly believed that work is worship? 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