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‘system’ ‘economy’ and ‘riots’ in his interview to the TV channel Another post “Dressing for Democracy” talks about India’s “most dapper politicians” “Be it bandhgala handloom saree or Modi Kurta dressing for politics doesn’t come easy” it said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsSign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding plus special offers Architect: Period Architecture Ltd Builder: EC Trethewey Building Contractors Inc While still retaining the original architectural aesthetic this 1700s-era farmhouse was renovated and expanded to better accommodate a contemporary lifestyle and modern amenities The original two-bay two-story center structure was built in the 1720s The core layout followed a plan by Leticia Penn daughter of William Penn Referred to as “Penn’s Plan” it featured two rooms front to back with corner fireplaces During the 1750s the east bay (left hand) was built from fieldstone to accommodate the home’s first indoor kitchen with a walk-in fireplace During the 1970s the brick-veneer west bay (right hand) was constructed to add the home’s first formal living room with a fireplace and Shaker-style built-ins on the first floor and a bedroom suite on the second floor The new period-appropriate detailed kitchen mudroom butler’s pantry master bedroom suite second-floor laundry and outdoor entertaining areas were completed in 2015 When these modern amenities were added salvaged items such as original door hardware stones found during demolition and wood beams reclaimed from similar-age properties were used to tie together the new and old areas of the house Fieldstone walls arched chimney caps window scale and proportions shutters cornices interior millwork profiles and other details were carefully surveyed documented and reconstructed to match existing details By reappointing the entire new and existing stonework the transition of new and old is almost imperceptible A new covered porch was added above what is believed to be the original front entrance to invite guests to use the front door and experience the original Penn’s Plan Launch Gallery Get home building tips offers and expert advice in your inbox Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow | Published: September 26 2017 8:04 am Students leave the BHU women’s hostel on Sunday (Source: Express Photo/Annad Singh) Related News While an FIR was lodged on Monday against 1000 unidentified students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) for allegedly attacking a police team and indulging in violence the Varanasi district administration ordered a magisterial inquiry into incidents of the past four days including the lathicharge on students that took place on Saturday night Meanwhile the state government on Monday ordered the removal of Additional City Magistrate Manoj Singh Circle Officer of Bhelupur area Nivesh Katiyar and Station Officer (SO) of Lanka police station Rajiv Singh all of whom were present at the BHU gates during the lathicharge on students DM (Varanasi) Yogeshwar Ram Mishra who ordered the inquiry told The Indian Express “Additional district magistrate (rural) has been handed over the inquiry and has been directed to look into all aspects and facts and find out the reasons behind the happenings at BHU” The FIR against 1000 students was lodged at Lanka police station on the basis of a complaint lodged by SO Rajeev Singh who was removed and sent to Police Lines on Monday The students are facing charges under IPC sections 147 (rioting) 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty ) 307 (attempt to murder) 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) The students will also face investigation under 7- Criminal Law (Amendment) Act and Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act CO Nivesh Katiyar told The Indian Express “Groups of students attacked police personnel at the gates when the latter tried to stop them from pelting stones Vice-Chancellor G C Tripathi’s residence on Saturday night The police force tried to disperse the students only by waving sticks in the air and beating on the ground” “On hearing about the matter additional police teams reached the spot and used force to disperse protesters Police also fired rubber bullets to bring the situation under control When police chased students to their hostels the students lobbed petrol bombs at them It took over three hours to bring the situation under control” Katiyar added AP Singh who replaced Katiyar as CO of Bhelupur said “They are examining video footage and photographs of the violence to identify those involved They are also recording statements of the students and locals who witnessed the incident he added Varanasi Divisional Commissioner Nitin Ramesh Gokarn on Monday started an inquiry into the lathicharge on students and incident of violence occurred on campus on Saturday Sources said that around 20 people had submitted their written statements whereas nearly 18 persons had gotten their statements recorded over phone during the open hearing held at the commissioner’s office Commissioner Nitin Gokarn told The Indian Express that he had received written statements of some people related to the incident “Under what circumstances the lathicharge was ordered in being probed It however appears that there was no need to use lathicharge on girl students The inquiry is going on” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Ashish Khetan | Published: November 16 2016 12:02 am The rejection of the collegium’s selections is akin to Indira Gandhi’s grievous assaults on judicial independence (File Photo) Top News By returning 43 out of 77 names recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for the appointment of judges in high courts the Centre has discarded the principle of primacy of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) in appointments and transfers of the higher judiciary In theory the last word still belongs to the collegium comprising of the CJI and four other senior judges of the Supreme Court (SC) In reality the political executive is vetoing judicial selections Executive despotism in judicial appointments is a pre-condition for the debasement of democracy The rejection of the collegium’s selections is akin to Indira Gandhi’s grievous assaults on judicial independence In the 1970s-1980sthe government worked on the project of a “committed judiciary” by controlling judges’ appointments and transfers The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act enacted by the NDA government gave the political executive and two “eminent persons” chosen by it final say in the appointment (or transfer) of judges By striking down the NJAC the court restored the collegium’s primacy It is undeniable that the collegium system bred improbity in some cases The SC’s record in dispensing justice has also been patchy It failed to give full justice to the victims of three state-supported riots: The 1984 anti-Sikh massacre the 1992-93 Mumbai carnage and the 2002 Gujarat killings Its judgement in the TMA Pai Foundation case put fetters on the right to education Justice AK Ganguly called this unconstitutional in his book Landmark Judgements The 2013 NEET judgement quashing single entrance tests for the medical course impacted students (The order was recently recalled by the SC) Some years ago a CJI was publicly indicted for wrongfully taking up cases involving substantial corporate interests However it was the SC that cancelled the 2G telecom spectrum licenses and the 214 allocations of coal blocks granted dishonestly and illegally by the UPA regime After May 2014 when several institutions meekly surrendered before the new government the court upheld federal democracy and reinstated elected governments in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand In other constitutional and statutory institutions where appointments are controlled by the political executive the party which wins an election gives positions to cronies relatives and friends The positions of state governors heads of academic institutions even vice-chancellors of many universities is telling Will it be any different if in the appointment of judges as well the executive has the ultimate power The appointment of AN Ray as Chief Justice of India in 1973 by superceding three judges; the mass transfer of 16 high court judges during Emergency in 1976 and the second supercession of the senior-most judge in appointing the CJI in 1977 are some egregious subversions of the judiciary by Congress governments The Janata government elected to correct the wrongs of the Emergency brought the Constitution (Forty-fifth Amendment) Bill 1978 (Bill No 88 of 1978) providing that even the independence of the judiciary could be done away with through a public referendum Fortunately the proposed amendment failed for lack of majority in the Rajya Sabha Soon after being elected the present government scuttled senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium’s appointment as a SC judge As amicus Subramanium had assisted in the investigation of the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case leading to Amit Shah’s arrest Though the collegium had the power of re-nominating Subramanium in which case the government was bound to accept it he withdrew his consent citing government’s malafide intent It will be interesting to see how the collegium deals with the current 43 names The present crisis underscores the wide powers the government has even under the collegium system An adverse intelligence report no matter how dubious is enough to imperil the chances of even the most upright candidate Historically chief ministers have had a significant say in the appointment of high court judges The 14th report of the Law Commission of India (LCI) noted “Chief minister has a hand direct or indirect in the matter of the appointment to the High Court Bench The inevitable result has been that appointments are not always made on merit but on extraneous considerations of community caste political affiliations and likes and dislikes have a free play” The LCI’s 80th and 120th reports made similar observations The Arrears Committee (1990) observed “Chief ministers have come to think that filling up vacancies on the High Court Bench is a matter of patronage political or otherwise” Though on paper between 1983 and 1993 only seven judges were appointed without the CJI’s consent in reality many judges “were actually foisted on the judiciary” (Chapter 5 Vol 2 of The Arrears Report) The pernicious influence of the executive on judicial selections may partly explain the failure of several high courts in protecting civil liberties and fundamental rights and ruling decisively in cases of corruption The current regime’s attempts to exercise the power of veto in judges’ selection will imperil our democracy “Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money” said Justice Robert H Jackson Governments can appoint judges as governors vice-president even the president of India The last thing we want them to do is to start appointing judges as well The writer a member of AAP is vice chairperson of the Delhi Dialogue Commission For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top News

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