r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 Sunrise: 07: 03 Sunset: 06: 18 HUMIDITY Morning : 53 Evening : 40 RNI No. 38281/83 t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE WEATHER 0 0 30.6 C.13.0 C. Brahma Kumaris Modi picks holes in Cong censure VOL. XXXVI NO. 243 | INDORE INDORE | SATURDAY | FEBRUARY 9, 2019 | PAGES 14 + 8 = 22 | ` 3 Kolkata police ‘raid’ office of firms linked to ex-CBI interim director PROMISES Food processing units across state MADE-in-MP mobiles in 5 to 10 years EDIT EX-BJP MLA RAMKRISHNA KUSUMARIA JOINS CONGRESS OUR STAFF REPORTER Bhopal Chief minister and ministers in Congress-ruled states must work for the people and party workers. They should be approachable or else there will be a new chief minister, warned AICC president Rahul Gandhi addressing `Kisan Aabhar Sammelan' (thanksgiving rally) at Jamboree Maidan, on Friday . "If chief minister forgets people and party workers, then a new one will be appointed," said Gandhi at the rally organised ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to thank him for implementing farm loan waiver. "We are here at the dais because of you. So are the ministers and the chief minister. They should remember that it is because of you that they are here…Our work is to pay attention to your words, because you are the masters," said the Congress chief. "The earlier BJP government was ruled by the bureaucrats, but this government will rule the bureaucrats. We believe in the panchayat-raj system," said S POSTER AT RALLY SHOWS MODI AS RAVANA, RAHUL AS RAMA AS ROW erupts, cops pull down all posters OUR STAFF REPORTER Bhopal A poster put up by Congress workers in the state capital has sparked a controversy . Sources claim that a Congress workers have gone overboard in putting up this poster during AICC president Rahul visit to Bhopal. The poster credit- ed to Suraj Tiwari fans club. It showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Ravana. The pictures of Union ministers were put as ten heads of Modi and showed Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama. CONTD. ON P10 Gandhi, adding, "This is not the country of Mohan Bhagwat, this is a state of you people". "This is not the government of an organisation, this is not a government of Bhagwat, this is a state of you people," he said. Addressing the gathering, the Congress president said it is because of public and not Congress that the loans of farmers have been waived off. Claiming that Congress govt is focusing on generating employment and better policies for the farmers, Gandhi said "I want that every agriculture field should have food processing unit and in coming 5-10 years we can manufacture Made-in MP mobile". CONTD. ON P10 RAHUL IS FUTURE PM, SAYS NATH, SEEKS TIME TO FULFILL POLL PROMISES News Brief Spurious liquor claims 30 lives in Haridwar DEHRADUN: At least 30 people were killed on Friday and 8 others battling for life at hospitals after allegedly consuming spurious liquor at a village in Haridwar district, prompting the administration to order a magisterial probe into the incident and suspend 17 personnel of excise and police departments. Khaitan sent to judicial custody NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday sought response from Enforcement Directorate on a bail application of lawyer Gautam Khaitan who was sent to judicial custody in a fresh case of alleged possession and laundering of black money. US may revoke its zero tariff trade sop NEW DELHI: India could lose a vital US trade concession, under which it enjoys zero tariffs on $5.6 billion of exports to the United States, amid a widening dispute over its trade and investment policies, people with close knowledge of the matter said. A move to withdraw the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) from India, the world's largest beneficiary of a scheme that has been in force since the 1970s, would be the strongest punitive action since President Donald Trump took office in 2017 vowing to reduce the US deficit with large economies. India win second T-20 to level series peaking at the rally, Chief Minister Kamal Nath described Gandhi as "future Prime Minister of India and said that people want to bid farewell to the Modi-led NDA government. Seeking time to fulfill promises made in Vachan Patra, Nath said, "People are coming and asking when will Vachan Patra promises be fulfilled, I tell them government is 45 days old and give me at least 100 days and then see what transformation has happened" D Choudhary is Indore rural DIG, RV Mishra made Indore SSP OUR STAFF REPORTER BHOPAL The state government have issued the transfer orders of 35 IPS officers, including ten SPs, on Friday . Ruchi Vardhan Mishra will be new SSP of Indore, Indore DIG Harinarayan Chari has been transferred to PHQ Bhopal. MR Krishna, who returned from the Central deputation, will be chairman of MP police Housing Board. Deputy commissioner, Tansport VK Survanshi is shifted to SAF Indore range as IG. SAF Indore IG- GG Pandey will be the IG of Narcotics Indore. DIG Indore rural Anil Kumar is appointed as a DIG of SAF, Ujjain range. DIG narcotics Indore Mahendra Singh Sikarwar will be the deputy commissioner of transport. Bhopal PHQ DIG Dharmendra Choudhary will be the DIG Indore rural. Indore crime against women DIG Gourav Rajput will be the DIG of Khargon range. Bhopal PHQ Complaint DIG RS Daheria is transferred as Balaghat range DIG. Special branch DIG Dr Ashish will be the new DIG of Ratlam range. CONTD. ON P10 Rafale negotiating team head dismisses leaked MoD note NEW DELHI Air Marshal (retd.) S.B.P. Sinha, who headed the Indian Negotiating Team that finalized the Rafale contract, on Friday dismissed a controversial leaked note, claiming interference by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the deal, as mischievous. Air Marshal Sinha told IANS that he has never seen the note which has nothing to do with the negotiating team. "It was, at best, an internal deliberation in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) which was settled there," he said, expressing surprise that such a document has been used to malign the contract. Air Marshal Sinha was the deputy chief of air staff at that time. He said all the papers related to the contract was in the Indian Air Force (IAF) files. The deputy secretary who initiated the said note was never part of the process. “I saw the note for the first time today and that too in an encrypted form where the decision of the RM (Raksha Mantri) is concealed. CONTD. ON P10 A Independent CBI should raid PMO: Kejriwal n ‘independent’ CBI should raid the PMO, seize files and make arrests in connection with Rafale deal, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said. “In light of today’s expose on Rafale, ‘independent’ CBI shud raid PMO, seize all the files related to Rafale and make arrests just like they raided my office and residence and Kolkatta police commissioner(sic),” he tweeted. Muskan bags 2 gold in Jr Nat’l Archery by a media report that the PMO conducted parallel negotiations on the deal, saying it is now “crystal clear” that the “watchman” is the “thief” as he ramped up his attack on Modi. He said he has no problem if the government investigates his brother-in-law Robert Vadra or senior party leader P Chidambaram as long as it also answers questions on Rafale deal. Asian Games silver medallist Muskan Kirar led Madhya Pradesh’s challenge by clinching two gold medals in compound section in the 40th Junior National Archery Championships here on Friday . The 18-year-old, who was part of the silvermedal winning women’s team in the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, defeated her state-mate Arshiya Chaudhary 149-139 in the compound final to bag the individual title. Madhya Pradesh, who had grabbed the top seed by virtue of Muskan’s top-ranked performance (694 points) in the qualifications, faced a stiff challenge from Delhi in the team finals as both were locked 226-all. INSTITUTIONAL DELIVERY SCHEME Red-tape costs women & kin dear THEY SPEND more money than their dues in making rounds of officials FP NEWS SERVICE Mhow India celebrates wicket of Colin Munro during Twenty/20 at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday PG14 Women delivering babies in the Mhow civil hospital are bearing the brunt of redtapism. They are not getting their token amount for institutional delivery of ba- bies which is Rs 1400 for women of rural areas and Rs 1000 for theie counterpart in cities. It is said that payment vouchers for Mhow tehsil is processed by Block Medical Officer (BMO) in Manpur. As per the estimates, 1200 such cases are pending with the BMO since July 2018. Many beneficiaries have spent more than the token amount for institutionalised deliveries while making rounds of Mhow hospital and BMO in Manpur. Mhow hospital in-charge Dr NSA against two in state for illegally ferrying cows AGENCIES Agar Malwa Two persons were booked here under the National Security Act (NSA) for alleged illegal transportation of cattle and disruption of public peace, a police official said on Friday . The incident comes close on the heels of the Nath-led government invoking the stringent NSA against three persons accused of cow slaughter in Khandwa district. “The two accused — Mehboob Khan of Lambikheda in Ujjain district and Rodumal Malviya of Agar Malwa, were arrested on Thursday under the NSA for transporting cows illegally and disrupting public peace,” Kotwali police station in-charge Ajit Tiwari said. After their arrest, a court sent the duo to the central jail in Ujjain, he added. According to police, Agar Malwa town had witnessed tension on January 29 in the bus stand area when the two accused were carrying cows in their vehicles. People had protested against them, after which the market was shut. The duo was later booked by the police. “They were found to be involved in such activities in the past as well, which had led to disruption of peace in the area,” Tiwari said. The NSA was invoked against them by Collector Ajay Gupta . HR Verma said the payment is handled by the BMO and his duty is to send the proposal and papers concerned to the BMO. BMO Dr Sanjay Jain, when contacted, said only 300 cases are pending but he failed to give reason for the pendency . Modi alleges Mamata shielding corrupt, Didi returns fire at 'Mr Maddy' I ‘During polls Modi is chai wala and later Rafale wala’ CHURABHANDAR/KOLKATA Escalating his face-off with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday accused her of trying to protect those involved in chit fund scams and warned neither the perpetrators nor those shielding them will be spared. The stormy TMC boss quickly returned the fire, calling Modi "master of corruption" and a "shame" for the country Addressing . his third rally in the state in a week, Modi said Banerjee's ruling TMC had inherited the legacy of "bloodshed, violence and atrocity" from the previous Communist government, and "defamed" the soil of West Bengal. Attacking Banerjee, who is at the forefront of efforts to stitch together a broadbased anti-BJP coalition of OPERATION LOTUS IN KARNATAKA Kumaraswamy airs audio-clips of Yeddy, targets Modi I Will quit politics if proved: Yeddy BHOPAL Rahul ramps up attack, says PM guilty ongress president Rahul CGandhi demandedraised answers to questions Alia ready to apologise www.freepressjournal.in PERFORM OR PERISH, RaGa warns Cong CMs, ministers; blasts PM over Rafale NATION For world peace first root out the vices from your mind. GLAM THOUGHT FOR THE DAY BENGALURU Chief Minister and JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Friday claimed that he had proof of opposition BJP attempting to lure MLAs of his coalition. He also released two audio clips and claimed that former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa had been caught trying to lure legislators to topple his government. Reacting to the HDK’s allegations, Yeddyurappa dismissed the clips as ‘'fake'’. Kumaraswamy said, "I may be a film producer but this is not fake." Kumaraswamy later in a press meet claimed that the audio clips were of Yeddyu- will retire from politics if it (the allegation) is proved...If I had spoken like this (about the speaker), if it is proved... I will resign as an MLA and quit politics,” said BJP leader and former CM BS Yeddyurappa rappa trying to lure Naganagouda, an MLA from JD(Secular). He alleged that Yeddyurappa called Naganagouda's son Sharan on Thursday night, attempting to entice his father. "Without the knowledge of the PM, is it possible to do this," he asked, saying Modi should come clean on the issue. The CM further said that he would send the audio clips to Modi who, he said, claims about being "the only saviour of this country. "Come out with your real face," Kumaraswamy said pointing out at Modi. rked over Modi inaugurating circuit bench of Kolkata High Court in Jalpaipuri, CM Mamata Banerjee claimed that the Centre did not inform the state government or the high court about it. “I feel ashamed to talk about this person (PM). Nobody from Kolkata High Court was present. All infrastructure was paid for by us. The land is ours, the circuit bench is of HC but nobody from them was there. Neither the groom nor the bride is there but the band wala has come,” she said.With the controversy over Rafale deal intensifying, Banerjee took potshots at Modi saying: “During the election, he (PM) becomes ‘Chaiwalla’, after the election he becomes ‘Rafale walla’.” opposition parties ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Modi said the proposed 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) was 'Maha Milawat' (a grand adulderation) of people who had no ideology or vision for the country . "Never in the history of our country have we seen a chief minister sitting on a dharna to save the corrupt. The poor want to know why did you sit on dharna to save those who are accused of negligence in probing the chit fund scam. SC refuses to stay 10% quota for poor in jobs, admissions AGENCIES New Delhi The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category . The apex court, however, agreed to examine the validity of the law and issued the notice to the Centre on the plea filed by businessman and Congress supporter Tehseen Poonawala. "At this stage, we are not inclined to pass any order," said a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for Poonawala, told the bench that his only grievance at this stage was that this quota should not breach the ceiling of 50 per cent as mandated by the apex court. The bench, also comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, had earlier issued notice to the Centre on similar petitions and on Friday ordered tagging of the fresh plea of Poonawalla with pending ones. Maya should deposit money used for erecting her statues, BSP's symbol elephant: SC NEW DELHI In a strong oral observation, the Supreme Court on Friday said BSP chief Mayawati should deposit public money used for erecting statues of herself and party's symbol, at public places in UP to the state exchequer. The remarks were made by the apex court which was hearing a petition filed in 2009 by an advocate who had alleged that about Rs 2,000 crore was used from the state budget for 2008-09 and 200910, when Mayawati was the Chief Minister, for in stalling her statues and BSPs symbol. It was contended that public money cannot be utilised for creating own statues and for propagating the po- SC fines Tejashwi for wasting judicial time NEW DELHI: The SC on Friday dismissed RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's plea challenging a Patna High Court order asking him to vacate the bungalow meant for the deputy CM and imposed Rs 50,000 fine on him for wasting "judicial time". litical party. On May 29, 2009 the court had issued show cause notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and Mayawati for using the public money for installing her statues and party's symbol at parks in Lucknow and Noida, adjacent to the national capital.