‘Is Production Pollution?: Interrogating spiritual justice’


Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

cordially invites you to a Public Lecture

(in the ‘Interrogating Social Justice’ series)



at 3.00 pm on Wednesday, 16th April, 2014

in the Seminar Room, First Floor, Library Building





‘Is Production Pollution?:

Interrogating spiritual justice’




Prof. Kancha Ilaiah,

Maulana Azad National Urdu University,



‘Nehru’s World’


Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

cordially invites you to a Workshop



at 9.00 a.m. on Saturday, 19th April 2014

in the Seminar Room, First Floor, Library Building




‘Nehru’s World’


Concept Note:


Our commemoration takes the form of a reflection on Nehru and his world. His universe obviously included India, but it embraced all of humanity. As he shaped India in so many different ways over more than five decades, he was aware, more than most of his generation, that it was an India in the world, not an India locked into itself. He ceaselessly reflected upon how this particular was related to an universal and how they shaped each other. Perhaps India itself provided a model of it, of how the immense multiplicity within India could constitute the larger entity, which he summed up in the formula, “unity in diversity.”

To this end, the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library is hosting a series of three events, each with a distinct focus and thematic coherence.  This workshop is the first of the three events and will focus on Nehru and the World. All are open events and aims to provide a platform for original and creative scholars to share their approaches with us.






Programme Schedule:                              Saturday, 19 April 2014




9.00 a.m. – 9.10 a.m.


Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan,

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,

New Delhi



 9.10 a.m. – 10.10 a.m.


Session 1






Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan,

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,

New Delhi









Prof. Srinath Raghavan,

Centre for Policy Research,

New Delhi

‘Revisiting the China Crisis 1959-62’  



10.20 a.m. – 11.20 a.m.



Session 2


Prof. Madhavan Palat,

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund,

New Delhi 






Dr. C. Raja Mohan,

Observer Research Foundation,

New Delhi 

‘Beyond Idealism:

Power and purpose of Nehru’s geopolitics’



11.20 a.m. –11.30 a.m.

Tea Break



11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.



Session 3




Dr. Harish Khare,

Nehru Fellow,

New Delhi 




Mr. Shivshankar Menon,

National Security Advisor,

Government of India

‘A Nehruvian Foreign Policy Today’ 







12.40 p.m. – 1.40 p.m.

Session 4




Prof. Neera Chandhoke,

Affiliate Fellow,





Mr. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta,

The Energy and Resource Institute,

New Delhi

‘Nehru, Patel and China’



1.40 p.m.- 2.30 p.m.





2.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Session 5




Prof. Madhavan Palat,

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund,

New Delhi 



Dr. Pallavi Raghavan,

Centre for Policy Research,

New Delhi

‘The Making of India-Pakistan Dynamics:

Nehru, Liaquat and the No War Pact

correspondence of 1950’



3.30 p.m.



My intuition says “Arvind is not the one, not at all”


Dr. Rajesh Bhat

To Suraj Parkash TutejaRavinder SinghChauthi Duniya and 352 More…
Apr 14 at 9:10 PM
Dear Shri Suraj Prakash ji,


I can understand your sentiments, and your expectations from AAP.
Even I had high hopes from AAP before it formed the Government at Delhi.
I could have not responded to your mail, but I could not resist when I see gullible (senior) citizens like you still have high hopes from AAP.
But since the day it formed the Government at Delhi, it did not come to our expectations at all. It was more of show off than achieving real results on the ground.
Not going through numerous accounts, whereby AAP disappointed all of us,
I consider the specific account which matches the one you faced.
I cannot forget how thousands of grievance applications, which sufferers like you brought to Arvind with high hopes, ate dust and the apathy shown towards those persons by the AAP Government. Arvind failed all of us.
Actually, only GOD can save this country, till we get a real Hero to lead our country.
Of course, my intuition says  “Arvind is not the one, not at all”
Dr. Rajesh Bhat.


Shri Ram-Hanuman jayanti Shobha Yatra


New Delhi. April 15, 2014. The procession of Shri Ram-Hanuman Jayanti was arranged with great zeal under the guidance of Indraprastha Vishva Hindu Parishad by Hindu Parva Samanvaya Samitee and other religious, cultural, social & educational institutions of Delhi. More than hundred Jhankis(tabloids) & Bhajan Mandalis were decorated by devotees. Jhanki of Bhagwan Shri Ram & Hanuman showing crushing the demons was worth seen. Office bearers of the different institutions were seen with saffron turban (Bhagva shafa) in an open jeep preceeded by the Shri Hanuman Dhwaja (flag) and followed by well decorated 21 horses and 51 odd Bajarang Dal youths riding on bikes with band parties playing Sri Ram Dhun, singing and dancing.


Flagging off the yatra, the International secretary general (organization)-VHP shri Dinesh Chandra said that the sixteenth Lok Sabha will serve the nation like Hanuman ji who solves every typical problem of the society. We expect that the sixteenth Lok sabha will protect & promote our cultural & religious heritage and solve every internal & external problem of the country.


Today’s combined yatra for Ram-Hanuman Jayanti, will paw the way for Ram Rajya in Bharat, said Dr. Surendra Jain, the national secretary-VHP, speaking as main speaker of the program.


The ex President of VHP shri Vishnu Hari Dalmia, vice president shri Om Prakash Singhal, chairman of the Hindu Parwa Samanwaya Samitee Swami Raghwanand ji, chairman Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha shri Manohar Lal Kumar and orther saints and dignatories ignited Lamps to inaugurate the procession.


The President of Indraprastha Vishwa Hindu Parishad Shri Swadesh Pal Gupta, General secretary shri Ram Krishna Srivastav, General secretary of Hindu Parva Smanvay samitee shri Rampal Singh Yadav, general secretary of Delhi Sant Mahamandal Mahant Mahant Naval Kishore das, & state convenor of Bajrang Dal shri Shiv Kumar long with number of Saints, sages and representatives of various organisations have threw light on the incarnation of Bhagwan Shri Ram & Pawan Putra Hanuman.


Yatra started at 4.30 p.m. from Ram Leela Maidan and ended at Gangeshwar Dham Karol Bagh by 9Pm. Thousands of People gathered at various places such as Asfali Road, Dariya ganj, town hall, M.M. Road etc to welcome the Yatra.




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Sparkling performance by Prashant Vashishth


Sparkling performance by Prashant Vashishth helps Salwan Boys Senior Sec. School, Delhi beat Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith, West Bengal

Mumbai, 15th April 2014: Prashant Vashishth’s brilliant batting and bowling performance helped Delhi’s Salwan Boys Senior Sec. School beat Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith, West Bengal by 141 runs in Coca-Cola Cricket Cup (U-16) Inter State Challenge 2014, played at Trombay Ground, Mumbai.

Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith, West Bengal won the toss and elected to field first. Salwan boys had a fine start as Dipesh Nailwal and Mukulit Bhatt scored 42 and 37 runs respectively. Prashant Vashishth also contributed 36 runs to achieve decent 228 runs all out in 45 overs. Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith’s Arindam Poddar was the highest wicket taker with 2 wickets in 4 overs.

In reply, West Bengal’s Dehinagar K.C.R School was bundled down in just 87 runs in 27 overs. Delhi’s Prashant Vashishth was the top bowler, who captured 4 wickets for 10 runs, while Sahil Khatri took 3 wickets for 8 runs. Rahul Chanda was the highest scorer with 28 runs for Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith.

Prashant was later adjourned Man of the match for his all round performance.

In another match, Al. Barkat Malik M. I. English School, Mumbai bowled out AVR E Techno School, Vijayawada for 59 runs in 18.3 overs. Al. Barkat Malik M. I. English School, Mumbai chased their target in 12.3 over and won the match by 10 wickets in hand.


While, Sports College, Lucknow won the match by 24 runs against Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. 

In the final match of the day, Kiddys Corner Higher Secondary School, Gwalior (MP) won the match by huge margin of 183 runs against Shreyas Samarpan Vidyalay, Baroda on the second day of Coca-Cola Cricket Cup, Inter State leg.



Bollywood supports Vatsal Sheth



The chocolate boy of Bollywood – Vatsal Sheth makes a comeback to the Indian television screen tonight with Star Plus’ newest offering ‘Ek Hasina Thi’

From the innocent days of ‘Tarzan: The Wonder Car’ and ‘Nanhe Jaisalmer’ to the flamboyance in ‘Heroes’ Vatsal Sheth now dawns a new avatar in Star Plus’ latest flick – ‘Ek Hasina Thi’. Tonight he steps into the shoes of Shaurya Goenka – a rich spoilt brat of the Goenka Family. 

Congratulating him on his latest endeavor are mainstream Bollywood Stars and his co-actors Ajay Devgan, Arbaaz Khan and Ritesh Deskmukh. Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan two of his biggest mentors are as excited about the release of the show as anyone else. They have reached out to Vatsal and are looking forward to see his the show. The hype and engagement on social media reflects the anticipation of everyone to see Vatsal in action playing the role of a rich playboy, something he has never attempted before.   

We can say with certainty that B- Town is up and excited for the show. They will be glued to their TV sets at 8.00 pm tonight wishing him the very best.  Don’t miss out on this one.

Watch EK HASINA THI every Monday – Saturday at 08:00 p.m only on STAR PLUS


EC must intervene to stop attacks on AAP candidates


EC must intervene to stop attacks on AAP candidates  From: AAPMaharashtra News <News@AAPMaharashtra.org> Tue, 15 Apr ’14 9:22aTo: undisclosed-recipients:;Show full Headers

Press Note

15th April 2014 


The Aam Aadmi Party demands the immediate intervention of the Election Commission of India to ensure free and fair elections, following two separate cases of physical assault and intimidation of its Lok Sabha candidates in Bihar and Jharkhand.


In the first case, the AAP candidate from Nalanda parliamentary constituency in Bihar, Pranav Prakash was attacked and brutally beaten up with an intention to murder him on Sunday night.


He was in Udarfu village under Bind police station, (Asthava vidhan sabha) of Nalanda district. A group of 20-30 goons, armed with rods, pistols and other weapons, attacked the car in which he was travelling, broke the windows of his car, dragged him into a ditch and brutally beat him, till he fell unconscious.


It is shocking and highly regrettable that when the Election Commission officials/observers in Nalanda district were contacted, they refused to come and informed the AAP volunteers that they would meet them in the morning. Such a shocking behavior shows gross negligence, apathy and favouritism towards the ruling party in Bihar on the part of these officials. In the second incident, the AAP candidate from Khunti parliamentary constituency of Jharkhand and well-known adivasi activist Dayamani Barla and her campaign team are being regularly threatened.


Her campaign team and supporters have been threatened and harmed twice by armed militants till now, which is very worrying. On April 7, the vehicle carrying the AAP supporters towards Arki block was stopped at Birbanki by some armed militants at 3:00 PM. They took away the car keys and mobile phones of all members, who however, managed to escape on foot at 7 PM and walked through the jungle all night to reach Khunti back only the next morning.  


The next incident took place on April 9, when some AAP supporters, including two women, were stopped at Bikwadag in Karra block by six armed men.  One of them said that he was the zonal commander of extremist outfit People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), which will not allow any campaigning for the AAP, and anybody doing so would be killed.  The PLFI has made it clear that it

will only the campaign of Jharkhand Party’s candidate Anosh Ekka .


These incidents show that vested interests are trying to discourage the presence of the AAP in the electoral arena and it is for the EC to ensure that candidates are allowed to campaign without any fear and people are allowed to participate in the democratic process without any undue influence.



AAP Media Ce


Medha Patkar leads a sea of people


Medha Patkar leads a sea of people to commemorate Baba Saheb Amebdkar’s 123rd birth anniversary.


While the election time air is shrill with issues revolving around personalities on both sides of the political spectrum, several thousands of Mumbai citizens marched across the city symbolically to reassert that the Indian constitution was the best political ideology for equitable development and accountability. Led by Medha Patkar, the Aam Aadmi Party rally drew thousands of people who came together to share a common yearning that respecting the Indian constitution and running the country according to its spirit was the best guarantee for a corruption-free India. The rally was a collective expression of people that most of the recent problems concerning corruption, bad governance, lack of accountability emanated from non-observance of the Indian constitution in letter and the spirit.


The rally was unlike other political rallies as it exhorted everyone to take a collective vow to strengthen Indian democracy on the basis of equality and fairness. A ‘sankalp patra’ ( A Manifest of Commitment) was circulated at the rally. The Aam Aadmi rally was organized in observance of the birth anniversary of the architect of Indian constitution, Baba Saheb Amebdkar, which has been called the ‘Samvidhan Gaurav Rally’ by its leader, Medha Patkar.


Addressing the rally, Medha Patkar, who is contesting from the Mumbai (North East) constituency, reaffirmed her commitment to root out the corruption from the country and usher in true ‘swa-rajya’. Meera Sanyal, a contestant from the South Mumbai constituency on the AAP ticket, also attended the rally.


The rally began with. Ms. Patkar leading a large crowd of people to pay homage to Dr. Ambedkar at Chaityabhumi, Dadar, in the morning and thereafter traversing through Shahir Annabhau Sathe Nagar, Mankhurd, Vaishali Nagar, Patra Chawl Buddh Vihar, Vishwadeep Buddh Vihar, Dr. Ambedkar Vachanalay, Bheem Nagar Buddh Vihar, Samata Buddh Vihar, Jetvan Buddh Vihar, Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar), Vikroli, Bhandup culminating at Mulund.


Addressing the gathering, Medha Patkar, promised that she will work towards decentralization of political power and make Parliament as a true forum for India’s common public. She said that active participation of people in policy making was vital for Indian democracy. She appealed to public that each locality should become a forum for political process and function as people’s mini-parliament towards attaining equality and justice enshrined in the constitution.


A large contingent of school children from Kerala added color to the rally by singing songs eulogizing the Indian constitution. A large number of artists and eminent public personalities too participated in the rally including actor, director Ratnakar Matkari, film director Anand Patwardhan , veteran social activist Pushpa Bhave ,  Journalist, Yuvraj Mohite,  TV artist Suhita Thatte,  Telgu film  actress, Razia and activist and writer, Kumar Prashant .


Rosy Ahluwalia Cordially invites you to the Unveiling of her Summer Collection


Invite – Rosy Ahluwalia cordially invites you to the unveiling of her Summer Collection with Show Stopper – Amanpreet Wahi at India Runway Week 7 PM Show, 16th April 2014 at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi

From: Vishal Bhalla <vishal.wfive2@gmail.com> Tue, 15 Apr ’14 1:53pTo: undisclosed-recipients:;Show full Headers

Rosy Ahluwalia

Cordially invites you to the

Unveiling of her

Summer Collection

Show Stopper – Amanpreet Wahi


At India Runway Week


7 PM Show

16th April 2014

At Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi


Media RSVP

Rashi Rohatgi khan


For Further information, please contact:

Vishal Bhalla/ Shaazia Hasnain

8826456567/ 9818129192



Vishal Bhalla


WFive Communication Pvt. Ltd.


Amazing Spider Man 2



Sony Pictures cordially Invites You to

Attend the display of real Spider Man costume for

 The first ever time in India at the press conference of film


Amazing Spider Man 2

To be addressed by

Vivek Oberoi(who dubbed for Hindi version of film)


Note-: A stuntman would be wearing the real Spiderman costume at the press conference which is brought to India for the first time.


Venue     : Spice Mall, Sec 25 Noida

Time         : 4:30 p.m

Date      :16th April 2014(Wednesday)


You are requested to send correspondents/photographers/camera crew for the Press Conference


Thinkers50 (India)



Dear Colleagues,

It is a pleasure for me to invite you for Thinkers50 (India) event on April 17, 2014 at Radisson Blu Plaza, New Delhi. The event is being organized in collaboration with Businessworld and Institute for Competitiveness, India.

Jaideep Charles Prabhu and Navi Radjou, who are the co-authors of the book “Jugaad Innovation”, would be sharing their ideas on how Jugaad Innovation presents ways to innovate, be flexible and do more with less. The event would be open for CXO’s, academicians, budding thinkers, media persons, etc.

The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM with registration. The timeline for the agenda is:

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Registration
6:30 PM – 6:35 PM: Opening address by Anurag Batra, Chairman, Businessworld
6:35 PM – 7:15 PM: Jugaad Innovation: Talk by Navi Radjou & Jaideep Prabhu
7:15 PM – 8:00 PM: Panel discussion on “Is scarcity a benefit?” with Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu and Dr. Kevin Stolarick. Dr. Amit Kapoor (Moderator)
8:00 PM – 8:15 PM: Release of new edition of the book “Jugaad Innovation”
8:15 PM – 8:20 PM: Closing address by Anurag Batra, Chairman, Businessworld

About the experts:
Navi Radjou is an innovation and leadership strategist based in Silicon Valley. He is also a World Economic Forum faculty member. He advises C-level executives worldwide on breakthrough growth strategies. Navi is also writing a book on new models of leadership.

Jaideep Prabhu is the Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He has taught executives from ABN Amro, Bertelsmann, BP, BT, IBM, ING Bank, Nokia, Philips, Roche, Shell, Vodafone, and Xerox.

Dr. Kevin Stolarick is the Research Director at The Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and the Inaugural Walton Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Sustainability at the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University.

You can confirm your participation by writing a mail to neera.vohra@competitiveness.in

Look forward to a line of confirmation from your end.


Neera Vohra
Program Coordinator 
Institute for Compettiveness, India


15-04-2014 PROGRAM BSP PRESS NOTE (Punjab) – New Delhi


15-04-2014 PROGRAM BSP PRESS NOTE (Punjab) – New Delhi





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Al lento ritmo actual costará 70 años lograr igualdad salarial entre hombres y mujeres 
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Miles de personas reivindican la tercera República 
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¡Por la III República! 
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