Delhi HC Issues Notice To ECI On Plea Seeking De-registration Of YSR Congress Party

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi HC Issues Notice To ECI On Plea Seeking De-registration Of YSR Congress Party Karan Tripathi13 July 2020 2:56 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice in a plea moved by Anna YSR Congress Party seeking de-registration of Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy’s political party called YSR Congress for the alleged unlawful appropriation of the name ‘YSR’. The Single Bench of Justice Jayant Nath has issued notices to the Election Commission of India and to the YSR…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice in a plea moved by Anna YSR Congress Party seeking de-registration of Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy’s political party called YSR Congress for the alleged unlawful appropriation of the name ‘YSR’. The Single Bench of Justice Jayant Nath has issued notices to the Election Commission of India and to the YSR Congress Party. Filed by Anna YSR Congress, the petition seeks a direction to be issued to the Election Commission of India to withdraw YSR Congress Party’s status as “recognised party” under Para 6A of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 and to de-register the same under its inherent powers. The Petitioner claims that the YSR Congress has unlawfully appropriated the name ‘YSR’ and is illegally using the same on its party pamphlets, letterheads and collaterals. Despite assuring the Petitioner that it will not use the term YSR, the Petitioner argues that the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh is continuing to pass as a part of the Petitioner party in the eyes of the public. The petition states that: ‘This invites de-recognition of a recognised political party under Para 16A of the Symbols Order and for this purpose, the ECI possesses broad disciplinary/penal powers. This wilful and conscious disobedience, is aggravated by the fact that in the past, YSR Congress had applied for and was not granted right to use the abbreviation “YSR Congress.’ It is further submitted by the Petitioner that despite multiple complaints being filed, ECI has taken no action against the Respondent political party. The court will next take up this matter on September 3 Case Title: Anna YSR Congress v. Election Commission of India Next Storylast_img read more

Utah survives late rally, edges Oregon State 30-24

first_img Tags: Pac-12/Utah Utes Football Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ty Jordan ran for a career-high 167 yards and a touchdown to help Utah survive a late rally and beat Oregon State 30-24 for its first win of the season.The Utes (1-2, 1-2 Pac-12) piled up 229 rushing yards overall to snap a two-game losing streak. Jake Bentley added 174 yards and a touchdown through the air to lead Utah.Chance Nolan threw for 202 yards and a touchdown and added 36 yards on the ground in his first career start. It wasn’t quite enough for the Beavers (2-3, 2-3 Pac-12) to overcome a sluggish start on offense. Associated Press December 6, 2020 /Sports News – Local Utah survives late rally, edges Oregon State 30-24last_img read more

Maasai Women Installing Solar Panels in Remote Regions of Kenya

first_imgWomen entrepreneurs in Kenya cash in on selling popular Maasai blankets Women refugees in Kenya earning from crafts Related The Maasai are a semi-nomadic pastoral ethnic group spread across Kenya and Tanzania. They live in some of the most arid lands in the region, where modern utilities like Electricity are unheard off. Life almost comes to a a standstill once the sun goes down as there is no power. But a new project spear headed by Green Energy Africa has brought solar energy to 2,000 homes. CCTV’s Susan Mwongeli reports. Chinese women living in Kenya launch Kenya Chinese Women Associationlast_img

Alan Pardew concerned by FA move to stop publication of youth results

first_img “If you ask me, our youth football isn’t competitive enough,” said the Crystal Palace manager, whose team on Saturday host Southampton in the Premier League. “Under-18s, Under-17s, Under-16s, Under-15s should be more competitive. It’s what the game’s all about, and you learn, hone your skills, if it’s more competitive, so I don’t agree with that policy, but they probably did it for the right reasons. “Technically we’re not the best players, trust me, I’ve worked with the best players in the world, and they’re not all English, but what we do have is a spirit and a winning mentality, and it can make up for a lot of technical deficiencies. So I’d be careful to start edging around that. “The problem with youth football is there’s always different views. There’s plenty of people at the FA that sit in little meetings and come up with certain ideas. “I remember, if my team had done well, having a look in the paper if you’d won a medal or something, or if my primary school had done well, of course you do. What’s wrong with that? Where that harms children, I don’t get it. “What you do want to do the English way of playing is to have players who have a fighting spirit in them, and a will to win.” Pardew remains without Bakary Sako, owing to a hamstring injury, while Dwight Gayle, having suffered a recurrence of a hamstring injury, and Mile Jedinak, because of an ankle problem picked up this week, will also miss Saturday’s fixture. The manager, who worked at Southampton before his sacking in August 2010, believes Ronald Koeman’s team are still suffering because of the “big blow” of Morgan Schneiderlin’s summer transfer to Manchester United, and has targeted victory in his pursuit of the Premier League’s top six. “I do think they miss him,” Pardew said. “It’s not easy to replace someone as influential as Morgan. That they might be having a struggle with, but they are still a very good side. “This has been a fantastic year for us, 2015. If we can match this year I will be really happy. If we match this year I think we can end up in the top six. “Let’s cement ourselves in sixth. If we win, we are sixth. One hurdle at a time. “We are a long way from European football. Let’s talk in March.” Press Association The FA has advised local newspapers not to publish the results of Under-seven to Under-11 matches amid long-term concerns that an emphasis on winning has undermined English players’ technical development. They wish to make youth football “more child centred and less results orientated”, but Pardew, who already considers English players to possess inferior technical ability to their more successful rivals, believes losing that competitive edge could prove damaging. Alan Pardew is concerned The Football Association’s desire to prevent the publication of youth football scores risks removing one of English football’s greatest strengths.last_img read more

No one injured after roof at Mason City business buckles

first_imgMASON CITY — Nobody was injured when part of the roof at a westside Mason City business buckled due to heavy snow earlier this morning.Mason City Fire Department Captain Jack Odegaard says they were called to Cost Cutters at the Plaza West shopping center at about 9:30 for a structural collapse. “We meet the business owner and his wife outside telling us what happened. The ceiling tile came down and they could see the deflection of the roof and stepped outside and saw this, and that’s when they decided to call 9-1-1. We evacuated their store and Cosmo Prof as well to make sure they were safe. We also shut down Dollar Tree. We don’t want people walking into this area where it could possibly go through.”Odegaard says fortunately nobody was hurt in the incident.  “Nobody hurt. Currently they have a structural engineer, a water engineer, and the crews are going to build another structure to support the roof and get the snow off, that’s the current plan.”Odegaard says while it is rare, we do once in a while see heavy snow cause a roof collapse.  “It’s hard to tell, but yeah, the first part of that snow was very wet, and then the problem is that it drifts. Everything keeps blowing and you then get these monstrous drifts, and that’s the big deal. It’s then not like we got eight inches of snow, it’s that it might be eight inches at your house and 26 inches at the house next door, and then eight foot like right here.”The owners and management of the Cost Cutters store were at the scene but declined to go on tape with an interview, but told KGLO News that they were in the store getting ready for the day when the roof buckled and are glad that no one was injured.last_img read more

Meet Keylee Marineau, Thurston County Public Health’s New Coordinator for the…

first_imgFacebook228Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston County Public Health and Social ServicesKeylee Marineau is smart, and funny—and she’s been working with the unsheltered population for close to ten years, ever since she was a contracted therapist for Partners in Prevention Education. Her experience at Rosie’s Place working with youth and young adults experiencing homelessness has given her a broad perspective. 40 percent of young people on the street identify as LGBTQ and most give their number one reason for being homeless as either being kicked out of their home, or feeling unsafe in their home. “That’s not a problem the County can solve alone.”“’Solving’ the problem of homelessness goes way beyond finding housing for people,” she explained. “Getting people off the street touches on all kinds of issues, and requires all kinds of partners. It’s about lack of affordable housing. It’s about mental health. It’s about homophobia, childhood traumas, and racism. It’s about health inequities—the availability of care, and systems inequities. It’s about chemical dependency. There is really no part of our culture that doesn’t impact this population. The problem is societal, and cultural—and so the solutions also have to be societal, and cultural. We will all have to work together.”As the Homeless Prevention Coordinator, Keylee is charged with working toward four overarching goals:Prevent homelessness before it happensIdentify those people who are without homesRespond to those unsheltered people with resourcesDevelop opportunities to develop affordable housingThe ultimate goal is to get unsheltered populations off the street and into affordable housing. To do this, Keylee represents the County by coordinating with all the partners and programs that are working on pieces of the problem. She’ll need to develop short and long-term goals, in collaboration with those partners, while engaging with the Thurston County community at large. The frustrations and hurdles are many, but Keylee is optimistic.“It’s not going to happen overnight,” she admitted. “I wish it could. But the bottom line is that we have incredibly active and caring organizations and program leaders across a broad sweep of the County, and we have lots of people in the broader community who want to help problem solve and find solutions.”It can be hard to get an accurate count of the homeless population because of the transient nature of the population. The current estimate is around 1000, but the actual count could be higher. The annual Point in Time census just took place on January 24th, so there will be updated numbers soon. While the numbers aren’t yet in for this year, we did see unprecedented turn out of community members wanting to volunteer. That is very hopeful for the future.Keylee’s currently reviewing the County 5-year Homelessness Plan and working with providers and the City of Olympia to develop next steps. She wants to engage with the broader community too. “I want to hear what innovative solutions people have in mind. The County wants to do everything it can to help, not only because these are community members that need our help, but because part of our mission is to acknowledge and address health inequities. The recent impacts of the Federal shutdown nation-wide are a good reminder that many more people are just one bad situation away from ending up on the streets themselves.”Regardless of the complexities of the problem, Thurston County is lucky to have Keylee’s experience and engagement focused on finding solutions.last_img read more