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For one thing,BJP’s overwhelming domination of Indian politics hasprobably given way The results from both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh indicate a relatively close race the sort that would have been very unlikely until four months ago The flip side of this trend is an important question: Has the anger against the Congress’ corruption which had built to fever pitch after the Commonwealth Games abated The BJP has convincingly won both the Gujarat and Himachal Assemblies but these results could just indicate that the tide has turned The BJP under Modi is no more the unassailable party of nationalism and governance which it had become in parts of the country where the contest was largely between the Congress and the BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi Agencies The BJP’s spinmasters smartly turned the results into a victory of ‘reforms against anti-reforms’ in an attempt to turn the spotlight away from the public irritation over the way the GST schemes have been implemented However that irritation has undoubtedly dented the BJP’s image even if it did not lead to a defeat of the party Improved Congress showing The gap between the Congress and the BJP in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly was only about 20 but two facts stand out One it was a close election In scores of constituencies the gap between the winner and the second candidate was relatively small Two the Congress fared relatively well despite having no credible local face a still-not-inspiring party president and the effects of infighting and poor ticket distribution At about a third of the new House the Congress won a decent number of seats even in Himachal where a Congress defeat was generally expected since the state traditionally swings between the Congress and the BJP and the Congress was the incumbent The Congress’ relatively strong showing does not indicate that it is popular or that its new leader Rahul Gandhi inspires confidence The story is that the BJP lost ground rather than that the Congress gained ground Last lap attacks Robust attacks of Congress leaders may have helped the BJP consolidate a little in the home stretch The attacks centred on whether Rahul Gandhi is a Hindu and the suggestion that Congress leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed the Gujarat elections with the Pakistan High Commissioner At an election rally during the last lap Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of the dinner at the home of former Congress minister Mani Shankar Aiyar at which several leaders writers and others met a former Pakistan foreign minister who was in India for a wedding The dinner was projected as if the Congress leaders were strategising over the Gujarat elections at that dinner This sort of narrative represents a disturbing trend Whereas India — and even more so the specific issue of Jammu and Kashmir — has often figured in Pakistani politics over the past several decades But Pakistan has not been an issue in an Indian election that too a state Assembly election On the basis of various reports from the ground there can be no doubt that there was a strong anti-incumbency sentiment Much of the anger was about the state government but a part of the public anger was over Central issues such as GST implementation demonetisation economic slowdown and general disappointment with governance Caste-based divisions The BJP’s spokespersons also targeted the Congress’ closeness to caste-based parties and groups in the Gujarat campaign The point was repeatedly made as the results were being announced Party president Amit Shah even said that the 2019 Lok Sabha general elections would be held in a good atmosphere if such divisive politics from the Congress did not continue That the BJP would win those elections was definite he added This was an ironic perspective since several analysts have raised questions about whether the ruling party will fall back on such Hindutva-based issues as the Ram temple at Ayodhya the ‘integration’ of Kashmir and triple talaq among Muslims for the 2019 general elections — particularly if the party’s record on ‘development’ continues to be suspect Published: October 13 2014 12:05 am Modi met Obama at the White House this week and held talks on strengthening the bilateral ties (Source: AP photo) Related News By Patrick Kilbride Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Barack Obama during his visit to America last month the leaders released a joint statement enumerating a number of areas for bilateral collaboration Among other things they committed to establishing an annual intellectual property (IP) working group as a core element of the bilateral trade policy forum US industry widely welcomed this statement since a bilateral dialogue on IP will be an important part of optimising the US-India trade relationship This comes on the heels of another important statement on IP Recently officials of the Modi administration announced plans to establish an overarching intellectual property policy that in concept would both define India’s approach to intellectual property and enhance the clarity and transparency of its relevant laws Such a step would be welcome news to the global business community that looks to India as a market of tremendous potential growth and already well-developed global influence What the business community will think of the policy that is put in place remains an open question And yet sometimes an unfavourable policy that is fairly transparently and consistently implemented can be preferable to a sounder policy that lacks the same conviction In such cases business leaders can fairly evaluate the legal and regulatory climate and make investment and business decisions accordingly with a high degree of confidence that the rules will be fairly if strictly enforced both for and against their interests In extreme cases the decision may simply be not to do business in a particular market where the rules do not afford a fair opportunity to operate in a sustainable fashion A country and its people have no option but to live with the consequences of their policy choices the wisdom of which will have a lasting impact on its prospects and the fortunes of its citizens With its prospective IP policy India has an opportunity to establish a legal and regulatory framework that solidifies its future economic competitiveness and unleashes its vast innovative potential To that end it is useful to examine the direction of India’s current IP laws and the very real disincentives that have unduly limited its capacity to commercialise new inventions and to enjoy access to innovations from other parts of the world Three policy choices illustrate the point One the threat of compulsory licensing which occurs when the government permits the production of a patented drug without the consent of the IP rights holder sends a chilling signal to global innovators that a market is not safe for their IP International agreements recognise the existence of cases where compulsory licences may be legally and morally justified; however a strong IP framework supported by public officials makes clear that such an extreme step is a last resort taken in accordance with full due process and legal safeguards for the rights holder India’s recent record on this issue is a sword of Damocles in the minds of investors Two Section 3(d) India’s introduction of a “fourth step” for patentability is out of step with international best practices and its international commitments The WTO agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights clearly commits parties to a three-step patentability test of novelty inventiveness and industrial applicability In the pharmaceutical space the addition of “enhanced efficacy” as a fourth step has the unintended consequence of preventing investment in the further development of existing molecules both on and off patent As a consequence molecules for which original patents have expired may never fulfil their life-saving potential Even in the seemingly more straightforward case of so-called “evergreening” which occurs when a patent holder seeks extended patent protection due to new modifications to an existing drug Indian policy ignores the substantial investment of money time and other resources required to bring a medicine to market in a new form Critics of evergreening often accuse innovative companies of attempting to stymie competition from generics; yet in the US where the three-step patentability rules are in place 86 per cent of all pharmaceutical needs are supplied by generics — including many Indian companies Finally at once the simplest and yet possibly most difficult challenge to address is the inadequacy of the existing administrative and judicial framework to execute India’s IP laws India has an enormous backlog of pending patent applications In many cases by the time a company can introduce a product to market the patent term has nearly expired defeating the purpose of the country’s IP laws Statements to date by the Modi administration seem to indicate that this consideration will be a clear priority for the new IP policy Steps to streamline the bureaucratic process and provide essential administrative and judicial tools for fair transparent resolution of disputes would be an important contribution to an enhanced Indian environment for innovation The writer is executive director at the Global Intellectual Property Centre an affiliate of the US Chamber of Commerce For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Khushboo Sandhu | Chandigarh | Updated: March 28 2017 9:39 am AFTER 55 days of its statewide protest for “justice to the Jat community” that is gradually petering out the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) will reorganise the Haryana unit in response to demands that more people should be included in the body’s decision-making process As a first step the state executive of the AIJASS at a meeting held on Sunday decided to disband all the existing district-level committees in Haryana Top News The demands for creating district and constituency-level committees came from those who had actively taken part in these protests including from women The committees will be reconstituted on April 17 at a meeting in Sonepat In addition to the state and district committees AIJASS office-bearers have decided to constitute committees at the halqa or constituency level too AIJASS president Yashpal Malik said “The scale of the andolan has increased People who were earlier not in the committees but played an active role this time need to be adjusted We have decided to increase the size of the committees The district-level committees did not have a uniform composition Once these are reconstituted these would have a uniform structure for each district” Malik is from Uttar Pradesh and has faced the “outsider” reference in the past too The samiti has sought names from those who want to become office-bearers at the state district or halqa level Also there are plans to have separate wings including a women wing youth wing legal wing and intellectual wing among others Pawan a member of the samiti in Rohtak said there are some people who worked more than others during the agitation “Those who participated actively should be given more representation in the executive bodies There are some office-bearers who did not perform as per expectations and should be removed from their posts” he pointed out The samiti that was holding protests across the states has decided to continue with symbolic protests at nine locations The decision was taken after the samiti reached a compromise with the government The samiti members will keep reviewing the progress of the demands every 15 days Former president of AIJASS’s Rohtak district unit Ashok Balhara said the aim is to expand the samitis and add more members “The support base of the samiti increased during the agitation We got support of all communities and large number of people were present at the dharna sites Also women participated in large numbers this time They were present with their families At present only a handful of women are office-bearers of the samiti Seeing their participation more representation will be given to them in the committees” said Balhara AIJASS has also decided to constitute committees to take up social issues and guiding students especially in the rural areas on the opportunities available for higher education For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Farida Khanzada | Published: September 15 2012 10:26 am Related News With a dream launch in ‘Jannat 2’Esha Gupta sets her sights on a wider horizon Her debut film ‘Raaz 3’ has opened to a full house How has your journey in the film industry been so far I have been lucky that my journey has been extremely good Being a newcomerI have been fortunate to have been launched by a very prestigious production houseVishesh Films In this industryboth luck and talent play a very pivotal role You may have the talent but no luck Likewise if luck is on your sidewithout talent tooyou can become a success Were you nervous working with Emraan Hashmi in your debut film Oh yesI was quite nervous but Emraan is an amazingversatile actor He was supportive and encouraged me when I felt disheartened at the number of retakes I had to give initially He made me realise that it really did not matter whether the shot was okayed in the first take or at the 50th The final product was what mattered Do you feel that your role in ‘Raaz 3’ reflects the stark reality of life of an actor I play a successful actress who takes over the mantle from a once successful heroine whose career is now on the wane So in real life alsoI know that every actorespecially a female has a shelf life Once she has crossed 30 or gets marriedpeople expect her to sit at home and take care of the family I admire Kajol and would love to watch her in films I think it has a lot to do with our Indian mentality which is reflected in our industry Howeverthis is not the case abroad Meryl Streep still looks gorgeous and is working in some amazing films Having said thatI feel that the old order gives way to the new I know that aftersay 10 or 12 years down the lineI too shall have to make place for the young crop of actors entering the industry Which is the actor you admire I am a die-hard Kareena Kapoor fan I dont miss any of her films Whenever I get the timeI watch her films on YouTube I also like Katrina Kaif Tell us about your experience working with Vikram Bhatt Vikram Bhatt has an enormous amount of patience He understands the artiste perfectly I feel directors who have a girl child are very sensitive and understand the female psyche extremely well I give both Vikramji and Mahesh Bhatt the credit for shaping my character the way it has in the film You have done varied roles in all the three films so far I have to thank my producer Mukesh Bhatt for giving me a chance to showcase my talent He had complete faith in my abilities and it was he who recommended me for the roles in ‘Jannat 2’ and ‘Raaz 3’which are disparate in terms of looks and content What is your role in ‘Chakravyuh’ I play an IPS officer who has to deal with Naxals There were a few action scenes which I had to performbut otherwise it was more to do with the attitude of the officer and her allegiance towards the country Do you feel that our cinema is evolving with more women-centric films being made Todaythe audience is receptive to alternative cinema which is being accepted as mainstream Take ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ for exampleit is an intensely crazy film and I simply loved it As for women-centric filmsnot only Vidya Balan in ‘The Dirty Picture’but also Kareena Kapoor has done a great job in ‘Heroine’ The audience is not dumb and is eager to watch goodintelligent cinema You were a student of mass communicationso how did the transition to films come about I did my mass communication in journalism as well as law I was interested in writing travel stories and was also keen on studying law At one point of timeI also wanted to become a chef but I realised that since I am a vegetarianI would not be able to do justice to the profession I have let life take its own course I did modellingrepresented India at the international pageant and then got into films Whatever I pursuedI gave my 100 per cent What will your next venture be Lets wait and see the kind of offers that I receive For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News In addition to this, 2016 10:31 am International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) is claimed to be the first ever transgender-friendly movie festival of its kind and shedding light on the pangs of refugees the world over. For the past decade, “We have temporarily lodged him at Bal Kalyan Samiti after conducting his medical examination.04,” Local MP and SP Lok Sabha candidate from Badaun Dharmendra Yadav was quoted in the press release as saying: “No stone will be left unturned for the prosperity and progress of Badaun.