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at about $165 billion last year, as a graduate student at Brown University, that the seriousness of the situation fully sank in: Until then, Also read: Pathankot attack: BSF zeroes in on two intrusion theories — a tunnel, He must be doing everything else right to get called only once in the entire duration of the game, he said Dahiya denies that Nagar was supposed to play the game against Baroda purely as a batsman as some reports suggested How can we decide before the match if he is going to play purely as a batsman or a bowler Yogesh is an all-rounder and we decided to give him the ball It was then up to the umpires to call whether the action is suspect or not? 2011 2:21 pm Related News With a tinge of fun.

? pirate hats, he said.He even paid Rs 628 lakh for stamp duty and registration while gifting the land to Hema Modi alleged The BJP leader referred to his June 10 allegation that one Lalan Choudhary had “gifted” his 775 decimal land in Patna worth Rs 62 lakh to Hema He said Lalan was a resident of Siwan district’s Siyadih village and he worked at Prasad’s cattle-shed His name also figured in the BPL list he claimed He claimed it was “ironical” that both Lalan and Hridayanand had purchased 775 decimal of land each on the same day–March 29 2008–from two sons of one Devki Rai and “gifted” them to Hema on February 13 2014 The two plots were worth Rs 124 crore in 2014 and Rs 5 crore at present he alleged “It cannot be a mere coincidence…It is nothing but a way to convert black money into white It is Prasad’s money which was used by both Lalan and Hridayanand to buy the plots which were later gifted to his daughter Hema This is an example of surrogate property” the senior BJP leader said “Prasad cannot escape the long arms of the law It does not matter whether or not Chief Minister Nitish Kumar takes action I will force agencies to take action against Prasad and his family” Modi said He raised questions on why Lalan and Hridayanand gifted their property worth around Rs 124 crore to Hema who is not their relative and what kind of gain they got by giving the gift He also demanded that both Lalan and Hridayanad be produced before the people Terming Modi’s allegations as “baseless” RJD’s national spokesman Manoj Jha said Modi has “gone berserk” and was making “baseless and imaginery charges” against Prasad and his family members “It is worth reaffirming that any gift to anybody follows the due process set in place for the purpose and the case is the same here In order to seek some space in the new BJP scheme of things and in the media he has been brazenly making baseless allegations…And yes he needs to brush up his understanding of surrogacy” Jha said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Chakshu Roy | Published: June 12 2017 5:51 am Pranab Mukherjee Related News The Election Commission has announced the schedule for the 15th Presidential Election The filing and scrutiny of nominations will take place at the end of the month Voting will be held on July 17 and the results declared three days later With this announcement the clock has started ticking for the race to the office of the President of India Leaders of opposition parties have met over the last few weeks to discuss fielding a joint candidate for this election President Pranab Mukherjee whose term finishes on July 24 has made it clear that he is not interested in a second term It is likely that the ruling party will announce the name of its candidate next week after the prime minister returns from his visit to Kazakhstan In our constitutional structure the President occupies a unique position BR Ambedkar explained the role and position of the President during the framing of the Constitution He specified that it was similar to that of the king under the English Constitution He said that the President “is the Head of State but not of the executive He represents the nation but does not rule the nation He is the symbol of the nation His place in the administration is that of a ceremonial device of a seal by which the nations decisions are made known” Jawaharlal Nehru reiterated this position He said “We did not give him any real power but we have made his position one of authority and dignity The Constitution wants to create neither a real executive nor a mere figurehead but a head that neither reigns nor governs; it wants to create a great figurehead…” Our Constitution framers made the President a figurehead However their intent of a ceremonial president certainly did not reflect in the oath that every President takes before assuming office So while ministers and members of parliament bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution our new President will take the oath to “protect and defend the Constitution and the law” Over the years some Presidents have lived up to this promise; others have been found lacking In the first two decades of our republic the office of the President mostly remained in the background Its greatest test came in June 1975 when President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was asked to sign the proclamation of internal emergency His approval of the Emergency around midnight shook the country and people’s trust in the office of the President This confidence was eroded further with successive Presidents toeing the political line of the executive Using the power under Article 356 many democratically elected state governments were dismissed and President’s Rule imposed in states President N Sanjiva Reddy used this provision to impose President’s Rule in nine states in 1980 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was in power However the implication that Presidents have never defended the Indian Constitution or vocalised issues facing the country is also not correct President Kalam refused to sign a bill preventing the disqualification of MPs and MLAs who were holding an office of profit By postponing his assent to the Post Office Amendment Bill President Zail Singh prevented a law from coming into force which would have violated the privacy of personal correspondence President Pranab Mukherjee has repeatedly called for preserving pluralism and promoting tolerance in the country Constitutional and political experts have mixed views about whether the country needs an assertive or agreeable President The argument is that an assertive president is not in keeping with the scheme of the Constitution; an agreeable one can lower the dignity of the highest office of the country Over the years we have had a mix of both In the next few days it will be interesting to see whether political parties go beyond an exercise in tokenism and political expediency while deciding their candidates for this election Their decision will indicate whether or not they want the next President to surrender to partisan politics Let’s hope that our next President like many of his or her predecessors will rise to the office and stay true to the Constitution The writer is head of legislative and civic engagement PRS Legislative Research For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News who till a few years ago owned over 50 bighas of land, Bffs pic. 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