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which was recently passed by the Gujarat Legislative Assembly,the alumni of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU) have requested Governor O P Kohli to intervene in the matter In a letter sent by speed post the alumni have said “TheBill is a big blow on the autonomy of the universities in Gujarat It arms the government of Gujarat with enormous powers to control the academic community in a manner that would jeopardise its creativity and freedom in research and teaching” The alumni say that theBill will bring about a high degree of uniformity in the universities which would undermine the cultivation of identity required in every university Share This Article Related Article The letter urges the Governor to intervene stating “Since you have yourself been an academic person you will at once understand that the government has shown little respect for academic institutions” WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pragya Kaushika | Delhi | Published: January 23 2016 2:30 am Supreme Court of India Related News Citing the Supreme Court’s 2006 ruling on police reforms the Delhi government has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asking for a significant role and control over the Delhi Police The SC directions included establishing a state security commission (SSC) as a watchdog with members from the government judiciary and the civil society The commission was supposed to frame policies which make sure that the “state government does not exercise unwarranted influence or pressure on the state police” The order asked for tenure of the director general of police (DGP) and field officers to be fixed at two years A police establishment board instead of the government would deal with transfers of policemen It also asked for separation of investigation and law and order units for speedy probe In its communication to the MHA the government has asked the ministry to replace the Lieutenant Governor with the chief minister as head of the SSC It also demanded a say in appointing the police commissioner of Delhi In another significant demand the government has asked for authorisation to have a say in decisions passed by the police establishment board It also demanded the setting up of a police complaint authority (PCA) which has not yet been formed in Delhi The communication issued “with prior approval of Delhi Home Minister” and addressed to the joint secretary Union Territory MHA lists the issues over which the government wants control and participation State Security Commission Supreme Court: State governments to constitute a state security commission (SSC) to ensure the government does not exercise unwarranted influence or pressure on state police and to lay down broad policy guidelines so that state police always acts according to the Constitution and the laws of the land This watchdog shall be headed by the chief minister or home minister DGP of the state will be its ex officio secretary Present status of compliance: The MHA in 2011 constituted a security commission for GNCTD with the administrator of Delhi as the chairperson CM and leader of opposition as members joint secretary in charge of UT division in MHA as a member Delhi commissioner of police as secretary and five independent members selected by the administrator Views of GNCTD: Since all models mentioned in the SC order — NHRC Ribeiro Committee and the Soli Sorabjee Committee — mention CM or state home minister as chairperson this should also be the case for GNCTD Similarly a retired high court judge should be nominated by the HC chief justice and five other eminent members be nominated by CM and council of ministers Separation of investigation Supreme court: Police investigation should be separated from law and order to ensure speedy investigation Present status: This has not been done due to a manpower crunch and because the proposal for creation of additional posts is pending with the MHA GNCTD: MHA should comply with SC directions Police establishment board Supreme Court: Board to decide on transfers postings and other matters of officers The state may interfere with the decision of the board in exceptional cases only after recording its reasons for doing so Present status: The board is headed by the commissioner of police and four senior most special CPs and members GNCTD: SC has authorised state government to interfere in exceptional cases for reasons to be recorded Therefore CM and home minister Delhi must be authorised to overrule the board in matters of ACP and below Police complaints authority Supreme Court: PCA at the district level to look into complaints against officers of and up to rank of deputy superintendent There should also be one at the state level whose head should be chosen by state government from list proposed by chief justice Present status: In an interim arrangement between GNCTD and MHA it was decided to extend the role of public grievance commission (PGC) of state to attend to complaints related to Delhi Police GNCTD: PGC is not a police complaint authority as envisaged; authority should be constituted Minimum tenure of police Supreme court: Order says DGP of state shall be selected by state government from three senior most officers in the department His tenure should be two years irrespective of date of his superannuation The DGP may be relieved after consulting SSC consequent upon any action taken against him under the All India Services rules or following his conviction in court of law Present status: GNCTD or SSC have no say in posting and tenure of commissioner GNCTD: Existing decision should conform to SC order For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 5 2016 3:09 pm R Madhavan played a charming lover-boy in his Bollywood debut “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” which also starred actress Dia Mirza Related News “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” may not have been a box office success but the 2001 film has developed a dedicated fan following over the years and actor R Madhavan says he would like to see a remake of the movie Madhavan played a charming lover-boy in his Bollywood debut which also starred actress Dia Mirza The 45-year-old actor said the remake should do justice to the original as well as appear attractive to the current viewers “It is an interesting thought of remaking ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein’ but it is a tall order It has been 15 years since the film released… The film has so many loyal fans today so I will have to do justice to the original story and at the same time present it as a completely new film for the new generation” Madhavan told PTI See Pics:Randeep Aamir Salman Kareena: Bollywood Actors Who Have Gained And Lost Weight For Movieroles “That is a tough call to make If I get an extraordinary story which can bridge the gap between the two sections of audience one that can be relatable to people of my son’s age and which still makes sense to its original fans” he said The “Saala Khadoos” star says he might pen a tell-all book about his experiences in both Bollywood and South film industry “Maybe I will do that sometime in future Right now I don’t have time I am enjoying my life too much to do something like that but eventually I think it will be interesting to write a book” The actor who has also produced “Saala Khadoos” said he has no plans to turn writer or director “A good actor who does not have job turns to direction Being an actor you are always at the top of the food chain and given a choice I will only be an actor I don’t think I posses the skill sets for writing or direction “I can’t be as good a writer/director as I am an actor I will never direct I will beat people up probably on sets if that happens” Madhavan said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: January 22 2017 7:50 pm MS Dhoni was befittingly handed a citation and memento by India’s first World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev (Source: PTI) Top News Former India captain Sourav Gangulytoday finally joined the list of elite cricketers who havestands dedicated after them when the eastern block of the Eden Gardens here was etched in his name To name stadium blocks after popular personalities ofthat venue may be a common practice everywhere but it had beendelayed at the majestic Eden Gardens as it was under leasefrom the Ministry of Defence who owns the land Finally the hurdles were cleared and it became a realitywhen the black plates bearing Ganguly and former CricketAssociation of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya nameswere illuminated in a formal ceremony during the innings breakof third and final ODI between India and England Ganguly who is also the current CAB president occupiedthe C-Block to the right side of BC Roy Club House whileDalmiya was immortalised on the left of it in the L-Block Former India captain Kapil Dev did the honour byilluminating Ganguly’s glowing name plate with a remote fromthe ground The ceremony also felicitated India’s most successfulskipper Mahendr Singh Dhoni who was befittingly handed acitation and memento by India’s first World Cup winningcaptain Kapil Dev ‘For a glorious decades of captaincy’ screamed a banneras the packed 67000-capacity crowd screamed Dhoni Dhoni withhis footage being displayed on the giant screen during thefelicitation ceremony The Eden Gardens also gave the place of honour toBengal’s first cricket icon Pankaj Roy who led India once inhis 43 Test appearances and was best known for his 413-runopening stand with Vinoo Mankad against New Zealand at the then Madras (Chennai) in January 1956 It stood as a world record for over 50 years till Graham Smith and Neil McKenzie surpassed it in 2008 Roy finally found a place as the legendary Sunil Gavaskardid the honour of switching on the LED-glowing name plate inthe D-Block Former BCCI president BN Dutt’s name was also etched inthe H-Block with former English skipper Naseer Hussainswitching on the name plate lights with a remote whileGanguly did the honour for Dalmiya There was a walk down the memory lane as the giant screenplayed the footage of the four personalities when the ceremonywas going on and it was Ganguly whose name plate was switchedon by Kapil in the last part with the crowd cheering ‘Dada?including hotel staff."I heard about 18 people have been killed in the Maldives ? 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