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He advised Badal to present the bouquet to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee instead For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Published: November 4 2017 1:46 pm Deepika Padukone’s presence at the 3D trailer launch of Padmavati raised many questions Related News Since Sunday there have been multiple media reports suggesting that in an attempt to hog the limelight from her Padmavati co-stars actor Deepika Padukone attended the launch of its 3D trailer a few days ago although the event was initially supposed to have only the producers Deepika’s name was not there in the guest list and it came as a surprise for the mediapersons when minutes before the event they were informed that the actor who plays the titular role in the period drama would attend the press meet In fact it has been reported that this did not go down well with both Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor the other two lead actors At the day of the trailer launch Ranveer posted some cryptic tweets which reports suggested insinuated that he was angry with Deepika “Saw #Padmavati 3D trailer last night Holy smokes It was jaw-dropping Also 1st time I’m seeing myself in 3D so. Hahaa Pretty badass Also stung by a Bee 4 the 1st time earlier today Thought Id post a picture but then I was like I dont wanna make that Bee famoussss haha In other firsts it’s also the first day of the rest of my Life Ok now I’m done (sic)” Ranveer wrote in a series of tweets Saw #Padmavati 3D trailer last night Holy smokes It was jaw-dropping Also 1st time I’m seeing myself in 3D so. Hahaa Pretty badass ? — Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) October 31 2017 Also stung by a Bee 4 the 1st time earlier todaythought Id post a picture but then I was like I dont wanna make that Bee famoussss haha? — Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) October 31 2017 In other firsts it’s also the first day of the rest of my Life Ok now I’m done — Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) October 31 2017 But now a source close to film has quashed these reports saying Deepika’s shoot for the film got advanced by a few hours that left her with free time during the evening and hence she decided to come for the trailer launch “Padmavati shoot was going on till a few days ago All the actors had been shooting On the day of the trailer launch Deepika was supposed to shoot for her part in the evening The invites for the trailer did not mention the cast because they were busy But as Deepika’s shooting time got advanced she had time in hand during the evening Hence she decided to drop by Nothing was planned from her side like how it has been projected” the source said Also according to media reports both Ranveer and Shahid hadn’t expressed unavailability for the event and also had no clue that Deepika had decided to attend it There has not been any direct comment on this from the actors For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: April 11 2016 11:09 am Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar Related News INDIA IS expected to take up the issue of China blocking the move to get Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as international terrorist during its meetings between Foreign Ministers of the two countries as well as the Special Representatives (SR) for border talks over the next couple of weeks While External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi in Moscow on April 18 NSA Ajit K Doval will meet Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi on April 21 Share This Article Related Article The matter will be taken up at both meetings sources said However they added New Delhi will not want the issue to impact other aspects of bilateral ties with China as articulated by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar last week Swaraj will be in Moscow for the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting while Doval is going to be in Beijing for the next round of the SR-level talks Last week China stopped UN sanctions committee from designating Azhar as terrorist stating that the case did not meet requirements of the Security Council The two-day SR-level talks in Beijing will focus on boundary and strategic issues sources said Sunday The two sides are expected to review status of the situation on border and ways to maintain peace they said The talks were earlier scheduled to be held in January but were postponed because of Pathankot attack The last round of talks was held in March last year after which it was reported that Doval and Yang “exchanged in depth opinions on the boundary issue” and made “strategic communications” on bilateral ties For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Reuters | Gandhinagar | Published: July 12 2013 10:30 am Related News The lunch guests were sworn to secrecy The European diplomats gathered at the German ambassador’s residence in New Delhi’s lush green embassy enclave quizzed the guest of honor on everything from the economy and communal violence to his political ambitions But nobodythe representatives from most of the 28 European Union states agreedcould publicly mention the man they were meeting that day: Narendra ModiIndia’s most controversial politician andpossiblythe country’s next prime minister It was a moment that captures the paradox at the heart of Modiand the caution with which the outside world approaches him The January lunch at Ambassador Michael Steiner’s residence ended a decade-long unofficial EU boycott of the 62-year-old politicianwho had just won his third straight term as chief minister of the state of Gujarat The boycott stemmed from 2002 riots in Gujarat in which Hindu mobs killed at least 1000 peoplemost of them Muslims Human rights groups and political rivals have long alleged that Modia Hindu and a dominant force in the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)allowed or even actively encouraged the attacks Modi has always vehemently denied the chargeand a Supreme Court inquiry found no evidence to prosecute him In the decade sinceModi has remade himself as a business-savvyinvestor-friendly administratora charismatic leader who has presided over a booming economy and lured major foreign and Indian companies to invest in his sprawling coastal statefamed for its spirit of entrepreneurship and as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi Modi is now the head of the BJP’s campaign to win back power in a national election due by next Mayand is widely expected to become the party’s prime ministerial candidate As he has grown in political importanceforeign envoys have beguncautiouslyto woo him At the same timemany worry that a public appearance with the politician may serve as a kind of endorsement Modi is a polarizing figureevoking visceral reactions across the political spectrum Critics call him an extremist and a dictator; supporters believe he could lift India’s economy out of the doldrums and make India an Asian superpower His profile is far bigger than almost any other politician in India He attracts media coverage normally reserved for Bollywood A-listers His face appears on magazines and newspapers and the covers of two new biographies His comments and public appearances are regular fodder for television news shows Modi’s ability to remake himself is central to understanding the maneven if he rejects any suggestion he has changed his image In a rare interview in late June he insisted that apparent contradictions were no such thing Sitting in his sparsely decorated office in a heavily guarded compound in the Gujarati capital GandhinagarModi put his hand on his chest to emphasize that point “I’m a nationalist I’m patriotic Nothing is wrong I’m a born Hindu So yesyou can say I’m a Hindu nationalist” he said At the same time”as far as progressivedevelopment-orientedworkaholic … there’s no contradiction between the two It is one and the same image” The hour-long interview with Modiconducted mostly in Hindialong with interviews with advisers and aidespaint a picture of a hard-working loner with few friends and an unusually small circle of colleagues and loyal officials around him At times Modi appeared tensethough not defensive He chose his words carefullyespecially when talking about his role in the 2002 riots “A leader who doesn’t take a decision: who will accept him as a leader That is a qualityit’s not a negative” Modi said “If someone was an authoritarian then how would he be able to run a government for so many years Without a team effort how can you get success” He dismissed concerns about his style of management “I always say the strength of democracy lies in criticism If there is no criticism that means there is no democracy And if you want to growyou must invite criticism And I want to growI want to invite criticism” “We have no orders to save you” The son of a tea-stall ownerModi’s journey into politics started young As a teenager he joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)a voluntary right-wing group that serves both as the ideological incubator for “Hindutva”a hardline brand of Hindu nationalismand as the philosophical parent of the BJP Early on Modi was a “pracharak” or propagandistliving a monkish life and evangelizing from village to village to win new recruits That experience taught him “your life should be disciplined” he saidand that “what work you getdo it well” Modi joined the BJP in 1987 With a reputation as an efficient organizer he rose through the ranksalthough his self-promotion and ambition earned him enemies along the wayaccording to various biographies Parimal Nathwanigroup president in Gujarat of one of India’s biggest companiesReliance Industries Limitedtells a story that captures Modi’s drive to succeed In January 2001nine months before Modi became chief ministerGujarat was hit by one of the worst earthquakes in India’s recorded history Modiwho was working at the BJP headquarters in Delhicalled Nathwani at Reliance to ask if he could borrow the company jet to fly to Kutchthe hardest-hit district Modi did not think Gujarat’s then-chief minister Keshubai Patel – who was also BJP but was Modi’s rival – would allow him on the official aircraftNathwani recalls But “he wanted to be the first to reach Kutchto see and analyze what had happened so that he could make a report for the party leadership in Delhi” Nathwani lent him the jet – handing Modi a political victory over his nemesis Nearly four months after Modi’s swearing-inGujarat was hit by another earthquake This one was man-made; the after-shocks can still be felt On February 272002a fire aboard a train in the eastern Gujarat district of Godhra killed 59 Hindu pilgrims While there are still questions over how it startedpolice blamed the blaze on local Muslims That triggered a wave of violence in which Hindu mobs attacked predominantly Muslim neighborhoods India is a Hindu-majority nation; some 138 million Muslims make up about 13 percent of the population according to the 2001 censusthe latest available data on religious makeup The Indian government later put the death toll at more than 1000; human rights activists estimate at least double that number died Activists and relatives of the riot victims accused Modi and his government of giving Hindu rioters a free hand New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a 2002 report entitled “We Have No Orders to Save You” that at best police had been “passive observersand at worst they acted in concert with murderous mobs” In 2011a Gujarati court convicted 31 Muslims for the initial attack on the train Separatelygynecologist Maya Kodnaniwho Modi made a minister for woman and children in 2007was sentenced to 28 years last August for handing out swords to rioters and exhorting them to attack Muslims She is still serving her sentence Modi has always rebuffed demands for an apology He insists that he did all that he could to stop the violence “Up till nowwe feel that we used our full strength to set out to do the right thing” he said A special investigation team (SIT) appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate the role of Modi and others in the violence said in a 541-page report in 2012 it could find no evidence to prosecute the chief minister Most importantlyit cleared Modi of the most damaging allegation: that he had told senior officials to allow Hindu mobs to vent their anger “Everyone has their own view I would feel guilty if I did something wrong” Modi told Reuters “Frustration comes when you think I got caught I was stealing and I got caught’ That’s not my case I was given a thoroughly clean chit” Asked if he regretted the violenceModi compared his feelings to the occupant of a car involved in an accident If “someone else is driving a car and we’re sitting behindeven then if a puppy comes under the wheelwill it be painful or not Of course it is If I’m a chief minister or notI’m a human being If something bad happens anywhereit is natural to be sad” At the lunch at the German ambassador’s house Modi was pointedly asked by the gathered diplomats for reassurance that the bloodshed of 2002 would not be repeated For years after the riotsEU ambassadors in New Delhi had largely kept their distance from Modialthough the EU never formally ostracized him Britainwhich has a large Gujarati populationdid impose a formal diplomatic boycott on Modi for the deaths of three British citizens in the riotsbut ended it last October Washington maintains its bandespite pressure from some Republican lawmakers in Congress There has been no move at the US State Department to reconsider its 2005 decision to revoke Modi’s visa over the riotsa US official told Reuters Indeeda US government panelthe Commission on International Religious Freedomrecommended last May that Washington refuse any visa application from Modi There has not been “full transparency about (Modi’s) degree of involvement in the violence and his responsibility for that” the commission’s chairwomanKatrina Lantos Swetttold Reuters At the lunchModi occupied a central seat at a longrectangular dining room tablewith German ambassador Steiner sitting to one side His reply to the question about the possibility of further riots: there has been no communal violence in Gujarat since 2002unlike in other parts of India Marketing Modi In the aftermath of the riotsModi went to work improving his reputation “What he has done is change the narrative and go for (economic) development” says Swapan Dasguptaa New Delhi-based political analyst who has advised BJP leaders on media strategy “From 2002 onwards he does not mention the riots any more It does not come into his speeches This focus on development was backed up by a very powerful publicity machine” Modi has built a reputation as an incorruptible and efficient technocrat who has electrified Gujarat’s 18000 villages – the state is the only one in India with a near 24/7 power supply – and slashed red tape to attract companies like FordMaruti Suzuki and Tata Motors During Modi’s 10 years as chief ministerGujarat has grown an average of 10 percent a year The state ranked fifth out of 15 big states in 2010/2011 in terms of per capita income Modi boasts it is the “engine of India’s economic growth” But opponents and some economists point out that Gujarat has a long tradition of entrepreneurship and that the state was doing well economically before Modi took charge Other statesincluding MaharashtraKarnatakaAndhra PradeshTamil Nadu and Delhiattracted more foreign investment than Gujarat between 2009 and 2012according to India’s central bank The difference is Modi and his sales pitch Economic success is importanthe seems to realize But so is telling that story again and again As chief ministerModi has embraced modern technology like no other Indian leader He is active on Facebook and YouTube and has 18 million followers on Twitterthough aides say that number will have to grow substantially for it to have any impact in an election During his re-election campaign last DecemberModi used 3-D projection technology to appear simultaneously at 53 events – a world record He appears impeccably dressedeither in suits or stylish tailor-made kurtasa knee-length Indian shirtrimless glasses and a neatly trimmed white beard “In terms of brand recognition he has succeeded eminently Today a whole lot of people in different parts of the country at least know his name” said Abraham Koshyprofessor of marketing at India’s top business management schoolthe Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabadwho nevertheless questions whether Modi can turn that recognition into votes The Indian media and the ruling Congress party regularly claim that Modi has employed foreign help – in particular APCO Worldwideone of the largest PR agencies in the United States – to help him rehabilitate his image and make him more acceptable to voters at home and governments abroad While politicians around the world use PR agenciesModi’s political opponents hope to raise questions about Modi’s achievementssay analysts Opponents are trying to tell voters “appearance is not realitywhat you see is very different from the real Modi” said Pralay Kanungoa professor of politics and an expert on Hindu nationalism at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi Modi’s government hired APCO in 2009 to promote Gujarat’s biannual business investment summits in India and abroad But the Washington-based firm has repeatedly denied any involvement with Modi’s political campaigns When asked to commentAPCO pointed to a statement they made earlier this year: “We do not work on Chief Minister Modi’s publicity campaign; we are not engaged to help resolve the (US) visa issue” The man himself says he has no need for image makers “I have never looked at or listened to or met a PR agency Modi does not have a PR agency” he said Modi says he rises at about 5 am every day to do yoga and meditate He reads the news for 15 minutes via Twitter on his iPad He has not taken a holiday in 12 yearshe said while walking Reuters around the garden outside his office Modi lives alone and has little contact with his motherfour brothers or sister Vibrant Gujarat One key to the way Modi has transformed his image is “Vibrant Gujarat”a project he launched in 2003 The biennial event is aimed at attracting investment to his state But it is alsosay some of those involved in the projecta propaganda exercise aimed at erasing the black stain of the riots and marketing Gujaratand therefore Modito India and the world “The image makeover was needed as Modi realized that as a hardlinerhe would have limited acceptability in the political spectrum” said one of Gujarat’s top civil servants “So he started working on his image and the Vibrant Gujarat summit of 2003 was a big step towards it The subsequent summits have further helped in shaping his image” The event started small but is now marketed as a kind of mini-Davos with Japan and Canada as partner countries At the 2013 summit121 countries attendedaccording to the Gujarat government In one memorable momentModiIndia’s richest businessmen and diplomats from JapanCanada and Britain among othersraised hands together as a packed auditorium cheered It was a powerful imagesignaling Modi’s acceptance by major foreign powers and business leaders Anil Ambanihead of India’s third-largest telecommunications companycalled him a “lord of men” In what many political analysts viewed as a breakthrough moment for Modihe persuaded billionaire industrialist Ratan Tata in 2008 to move production of the Nanobilled as the world’s cheapest carto the state “He is good for business in India” says Ron Somershead of the US-India Business Councila Washington-based lobby group that represents major US companies in India It is difficult to tell how much of the tens of billions of dollars pledged at the summits end up being investedbut the gatherings achieve one thing: “Vibrant Gujarat summits are basically media-focused events where the media can see Ratan Tata and the Ambanis” with Modisaid a former strategist who has worked with the government on the summits At the same timethere is substance behind the glitz Gujarat’s government has invested heavily in roadsportsagriculture and powercreating visible signs of progress in contrast to other parts of India Projects that can take months or even years to be cleared elsewhere are regularly approved in days or weeks in Gujarat A legacy questioned Modi’s image is also helped by the missteps of the ruling Congress party Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s national government has struggled through a series of corruption scandals Economic growth is at a decade low But as Modi moves closer to becoming his party’s presumptive candidate for prime ministerhis model of economic development is coming under greater scrutiny by both opponents and the Indian media The biggest criticism is that he is too pro-business and that poor and minority communitiesespecially Muslimshave been left behind “I don’t think the people of India can be fooled with the development plank of Modi or the model of Modi’s Gujarat” said Shakeel Ahmadchairman of the Islamic Relief Committee in Gujaratsitting in his office in one of the poorer parts of AhmedabadGujarat’s largest city Veteran human rights activist Nafisa Barot believes “his pro-business policies have hurt poor people and among them most are Muslims” – and gave that message to EU officials recently India’s Planning Commissionwhich sets five-year economic plans for the countryhas expressed concern about Gujarat’s performance on a number of social indicatorssuch as malnutritionmaternal mortalityaccess to healtheducation for girls and minoritiesand waterand says the state should be doing a better job on these issues given the size of its economy “It appears that the high growth rate achieved … over the years has not percolated to the marginalized sections of society” the Planning Commission said in its 2011 India Human Development Report Modi says he is tackling these issues He has proposed spending 42 percent of his 2013/2014 state budget on educationnutritionhealthcare and other social welfare programs – the Planning Commission says it would like him to spend even more – but complains that efforts to redress the imbalances are hampered by a lack of reliable data “We do believe in inclusive growthwe do believe that the benefits of this development must reach to the last person We’re doing a good jobthat’s why the expectations are high As they should be Nothing is wrong” Modi told Reuters Modi will now take his mantra of good governance and development on the road to try to convince voters to vote his party into power nationally for the first time in 10 years Pollsters expect a close election with regional parties likely to be king-makers Even if the BJP wins the most votes it could struggle to find partners to form a coalition governmentespecially with Modi at its head The man himself dismisses the notion he is divisive “I’m not in favor of dividing Hindus and Sikhs I’m not in favor of dividing Hindus and Christians All the citizensall the votersare my countrymen” Modi said “Religion should not be an instrument in your democratic process” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related Newsstate Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday claimed that such was the alarming degree of debt that every newborn in Punjab was born with a debt of nearly Rs 75, The woman, The woman, According to a report,’ Dhar-James told People magazine. 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