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The two officers will continue to remain suspended.ins and outs? Day after dayevery report stated that the rejig was only 24or at most48 hours away On September 27there was an hour-long meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhiwhich was supposed to have clinched the reshuffle issue Prolonged consultations at various levelsincluding at a meeting of the Congress Working Committeehad been concluded already But then surprises never cease The next morning I was startled when newspapers reported thataccording to Congress sourcesafter all the high dramathe reshuffle of the council of ministers was likely to be deferred until after the middle of October I was confused because this made no sense But I am afraid I was being forgetfulif not foolish After only a brief reflection the penny dropped I remembered that October 1 to October 15 is the inauspicious period of shraadhs during which the devout mourn their forbears and departed dear oneshold special prayers for them and never initiate any new venture or activity The joyous and auspicious era begins with the first of the nine navratris the number can vary a little from year to yeardepending on the diktat of the priest you trust which falls this year on October 16 I had first witnessed this bizarre side of Indian politics in 1986during Rajiv Gandhis tenure as prime minister He was rather fond of reshuffling his team every few months Three Congress MPsone of them a friend of minehaving got a whiff of one more change in the offinghad been beseeching him to reward them for their loyalty and services by including them in his charmed circle One fine morningeach of the trio got summons to be at the PMO at a certain time When ushered into the PMs presencethey were told that they should be ready to take the oath of office the next day Thereuponall three supplicants folded their hands and begged of Rajiv to postpone the swearing-in and even the announcement of their appointment as ministers until after the shraadhs were over He was amused but granted their request On learning of this episodeI published ittogether with my commentsin the newspaper for which I was then working I said that every individual had a right to follow the religious rituals he or she believed inbut only privately In public lifereligion could not have a place What if the Indian state neededduring the shraadhsto take immediate action against an adversary or start a major project of great national importance The next day P N Haksaronce an outstanding principal secretary to Indira Gandhithen in retirementrang up to say: No matter how hard we try to extricate our society from the primordial slime of superstitionsorceryoccult and all that rubbishwe cannot succeed Do you know politicians of today are organising tantric yagnas to destroyor at least damagetheir rivals? so far,restaurants offering fresh seafood, observed that “it is a unilateral act of the developer in frustrating the agreement”.New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that three Pakistani nationalswhich we forwarded to ballistic experts, added Joshi Commandant Major General V Ravishankar of the Command Hospital stuck to his earlier statement The bullet hit Parag straight on the forehead and not the side of the head His condition remains the same?will take individual leave. For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: July 4 2012 6:21 am Related News Two teenagers drowned after they entered the Bhayander creek near Jesal Park area on Tuesday afternoon While the police and the fire brigade recovered the body of one of the victimsthe search for the other was on till late Police officers said four youths Anand YadavHarshad YadavSuksagar Shukla and Abhishek Singhall aged 17 years had gone to the creek from a housewarming party at Shuklas new flat in Bhayander (West) After lunchthe four decided to go for a swim in Bhayander creek The police said none of knew how to swim The group ventured into deep waters Singh started drowning but Shukla managed to rescue him Howeverdue to the high tideHarshad and Anand went missing On hearing Shuklas cries for helplocal residents tried to look for the two The police and fire brigade were called in and a rescue operation launched The fire brigade managed to find Harshads bodywhich was sent to Themba Civic Hospital in Bhayander For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News Officials from the irrigation department maintain that it was about 2 TMC at this time of last year.

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