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By Harshmeet Singh
In a highly controversial move that could bring all the opposition parties together, the NDA government decided to impose President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh which is currently ruled by the Congress. Article 356 was imposed in the state following an emergency meeting of the Union cabinet.
The move followed Speaker Nabam Rebia’s failure to get the state assembly convened within six months of the last meeting, as is mandated by the constitution. Interestingly, the matter is still being heard by the Supreme Court.
Here is a look back at the chronology of events that led to the border state coming under the President’s rule –
November, 2011: Nabam Tuki takes charge as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Nebum Rebhai, Tuki’s brother, takes charge as the speaker of the assembly.
December, 2014: Tuki reshuffles his cabinet, drops Kalikho Pul, the state’s Health and Family welfare minister.
April, 2015: Pul alleges large-scale financial embezzlement within the government. Congress expels him from the party.
May – October, 2015: BJP leaders support Kalikho Pul. A number of Congress MLAs, including the assembly’s deputy speaker, also declare their support to Pul.
November, 2015: Congress MLAs demand a resolution aimed at removing the Deputy Speaker.
November, 2015: In response, BJP MLAs demand a resolution aimed at removing the Speaker.
December, 2015: Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, without holding any consultation with the CM and his cabinet, advances the date of assembly’s session to December 16, 2015. Earlier, the assembly was to be convened from January 14, 2016.
He also accepts the resolution for the removal of the speaker, as demanded by the BJP MLAs and puts in on the agenda for the first sitting of the assembly on December 16.
December, 2015: It is alleged that Pul asked for money from a state businessman in return of bringing BJP to power in the state.
December, 2015: Tuki government locks the assembly. A corresponding assembly meeting is held in another building, which is attended by 33 MLAs. The resolution for the removal of Speaker is passed and a new speaker is appointed. Kalikho Pul is elected as the CM.
December, 2015: The Congress moves Guwahati High Court. The court puts it on hold till February.
January, 2016: Congress issues a statement from Delhi, says it trusts Tuki’s leadership.
January, 2016: The constitution bench of the Supreme Court says it will examine if the Governor’s decision of proponing the session to take up the resolution aimed at speaker’s removal was justifiable. SC also said that Tuki will continue as the CM for now.
January, 2016: The Union cabinet recommends President’s rule in the state.
By Monika Manchanda
Eating seasonal and locally available fruit has many health benefits ranging from reducing sugar and inflammation levels to fighting high blood pressure -- thanks to their abundant vitamins and mineral presence! They are a powerhouse of antioxidants like vitamins A, B, C, E, and minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, and fiber.
The fruits listed below are not just diabetic-friendly but are loaded with fiber and water content which can slow down the sugar spikes and sugar absorption rate. Apples are not just nutritious and filling; According to a study, they are significantly associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes if consumed in moderation. Turns out there is a truth in the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away", after all!
Star fruit: This sweet and sour fruit is rich in dietary fiber and vitamin C. It also positively impacts anti-inflammatory processes and can help repair cell damage, and it has minimal fruit sugars as well. Kiwi fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin E, K, and potassium, and they are low in fruit sugars as well, which makes it a perfect diabetic-friendly fruit.
Pear are nutrient-rich, and they are known to fight inflammation and improve digestion.? Studies also suggest that consuming pears along with a healthy diet reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes. Orange: This citrus fruit is full of fiber that helps slow down sugar absorption into the bloodstream, and its vitamin C component helps improve immunity levels.
Keywords: Diabetics, Apples, Star fruit, Pear, Melons, Kiwi fruit
By Nimerta C Sharan
Exciting news for all handbag lovers, luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton recently launched their limited edition handbags 'Artycapucines - Chapter 3'. Six internationally -- acclaimed artists have transformed the black canvas of the timeless Capucines bag into beautiful art pieces. Each bag will be available in a limited edition of 200 and will be released worldwide at the end of October 2021.
Looking for a quick festive fashion fix for you and your loved ones? E-commerce giant AJIO has announced it's hottest fashion sale starting September 30, 2021. The shopping platform has roped in stylista Sonam Kapoor as the face of the sale that will offer more than 2500 brands at discounted prices.
The country's leading design house, Good Earth, in collaboration with textile designer Madeline Weinrib will present its collection of 'butah' motif dinnerware and home textiles at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York. The 'Heirloom Project' that honours diverse Islamic design techniques will display curated products from across the globe.
Sweet dreams are made of this! Iconic French patisserie Laduree has opened its first Indian outpost at Delhi's upscale Khan Market. Spread over three floors, the bakery currently has twelve macaron flavours, their signature pastries and tea cakes and other brunch and high-tea items on the menu. Bon appetit.
Bright And Beautiful
Raw Mango's latest festive edit 'Moomal' goes live on their website on September 26, 2021. Inspired by the richness and diversity of Rajasthan, the collection consists of organza and silk saris and shararas, gota lehengas and kurtas and embroidered odhnis. The colours and silhouettes are just right for the upcoming festive season. (IANS/ MBI)
Keywords: Lifestle, AJIO, sale, Deepika PAdukone, saris, Motifs, artisan, art
She took to Instagram to share her experience, detailing that doing all that over the six months period left her with "permanent stretch marks". "Gaining 20 kgs in 6 months and loosing it all within 6 months that too in my thirties messed up many things in my bodya I also have permanent stretch marks as well but art comes to life with a price and more often than not price is the artist him/herself," she wrote.
"Thalaivii" showcases the varied aspects of Jayalalithaa's life, tracing her journey as an actress at a young age to becoming the face of Tamil cinema, as well as the rise of the revolutionary leader who changed the course of the state's politics. Talking about her upcoming works, Kangana currently has 'Dhaakad'.
She is also shooting for her next 'Tejas', where she plays a fighter pilot. The Indian Air Force was the first of the country's defence forces to induct women into combat roles in 2016. The film takes inspiration from the landmark event. 'Tejas' is directed by debutant Sarvesh Mewara. The film will be RSVP's second film which pays a tribute to the Indian military after the immensely successful film "Uri: The Surgical Strike" which was released in January 2019. (IANS/ MBI)
Keywords: Kangana Ranaut, Thalaivii, bollywood, stretc marks, actress, tamil cinema