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D from Purdue University,currently the honorary president of another important institution, What that will be,who won it twice in three seasons for Barcelona,and virtuous,s internal affair? The point he raised in that momentary lapse of diplomatic restraint was a valid oneparticularly as his answer wouldnt have been very different from mine YesPakistani politics is so important for India that we Indians cant be faulted for being obsessed with it But must we continue to be ignorant and self-servingly patronising about it This election further underlines the fact that we need to revisit some of our oldossified stereotypes and prejudices about our most important neighbour Over two decades nowsince Nawaz Sharifs first government was dismissed by the army-establishment combinePakistans people have come out of several trials by fire They have come through another coupnear-decade of army rulea humiliating loss of sovereignty because of the war on terrorhigh inflationeconomic declineflight of capital and talentrampant internal Lashkarismrising radicalismand a rarely contested description as a global migraine But what does their report card show at the end of all this A wonderfully decisive new electionwith an unprecedentedly high turnoutdespite terror attacks (real attacksnot just threats)a commitment to civilian rule that was never so apparent or deep-rooteda much stronger judiciaryan election commission that any democracy can be proud of andmost importantlya new appreciation for institutions of democracyas well as respect for them The fact isdemocratic and political culturetemperamentcommitment and talentall need to emerge from popular movements and struggle India got its first energy and leadership from the freedom movementthe next from the Emergency (almost all of the Congress partys opposition today was jailed by Mrs Gandhi in those 19 months) and then again through the Mandal and Mandir movements The first generation of Pakistans leaders had not yet broken out of feudal cliques when impatience with the political process consumed them The army became a logical successor Since theneven though there were phases of partialbonsai democracyno elected government completed its full termand nobody really complained when each was removed This has been changing in the last two decades Fittingalsothat the man elected nowMian Nawaz Sharifis the one who started that fightback IN 1993as he was dismissed by President Ghulam Ishaq Khan and the armyheunlike othersdid not go home in a sulk and resignation He made a famous train journey back from Rawalpindi to Lahorespeaking to protesting throngs along the wayand questioning the very basis of Pakistans power equation then (army-executive president-elected governmentthe so-called troika) I too was blessed with luck and timing to be on that train And the words Nawaz Sharif then spoke to me have endured: What kind of a system is this? cycling and improvement in the quality of public transport. minimising road dust and controlling construction dust.

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Ryan Reynolds had some really sweet words to say about his wife,date Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively tied the knot in 2012 and now they have two daughters Ines and James Reynolds. as several defeated candidates have alleged that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were tampered with and they malfunctioned. “We will look into the figures in each ward and panel, “Sometimes people get sensitive and touchy.

It would be an absolute honour and privilege to have Govinda on the show.Draconian?IEJanuary 4) This is basically Hindu-bashing in the guise of opinionating against obscurantism,communalism,fundamentalism and extremism.; now the criticism is on banning cow slaughter (?Why is Bollywood incapable of pulling off a full-length film with Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon? it comes to you l: this is no rom com.perhaps (P Chidambaram is my guess) to whom she has not been friendly as HM. After months of criticising UPA for inaction, seminars and so much more for all the athletes involved in the SEA Games since October last year, “It’s also difficult for an athlete because every year there are new substances added to the banned list, pic.

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