SUNDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2017 KURNOOL | PAGES 36 | `5.00 www.thehansindia.com BIOPIC WAR FOR NTR It is simple filmy arithmetic. No movie, for that no autobiography sells with a dash of fiction. That is precisely what has driven three moviemakers to come up with biopic on the charismatic NT Rama Rao. Ironically, the actor-turnedpolitician has acted in several double roles and his runaway hit ‘Daana Veera Soora Karna’ featured him in three roles. Even his legacy is being projected in three different themes, including two based on his second wife Lakshmi Parvathi, a marriage that split his family and haunted him till his death H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H FIGHT OVER JUDICIAL ACTIVISM Keep off from policy intervention: Law Minister New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Law and Justice and Chief Justice of India on Saturday crossed swords over judicial activism at a conference on Pages: 12 & 13 WINDOWS GESt in case: Star hotels stocking up scotch, wine Hyderabad: Ahead of Global Entrepreneur Summit (GES) beginning from November 28, star hotels are stocking up scotch and wine. Telangana State Beverages Corporation Limited, the official liquor supply agency to all licensed liquor outlets and bars, is being flooded with huge stock orders for scotch. S P4 Hyd to host India’s first BitCoin meet Hyderabad: India’s first BitCoin and Domain Conference will be held in Hyderabad along with Gaming Space on Monday. Kevin Ham, the most powerful dotcom mogul, is among the several other speakers who will address the conference. Others include Prakhar Bindal, founder, NamekartIndia, Mohit Madan, CEO, ETHX.in and Sai Pola, cofounder, YellowPages.in. the occasion of National Law Day with CJI Dipak Misra saying it was their sacrosanct duty to protect the fundamental rights of the citizens. Addressing the conference, Minister of State for Law and Justice P P Chaudhary said judicial activism was an outcome of judiciary's independence and should be lauded as long as it stayed away from the realm of policy. But when judicial activism and review waded into policy making, its consequences could be disruptive, he added. "Judicial activism by itself is a necessary outcome of No desire to enter policy making: Chief Justice judicial independence, and may be lauded, especially when it is undertaken to protect those who may not otherwise have ready access to justice," Chaudhary said. "But quite apart from this, is another species of judicial activism where the judiciary is also stepping into areas that are, strictly speaking, in the realm of policy," he added. He said that as a "fundamental principle" of governance decisions "should, as far as possible, be predictable and not disruptive". "When judicial activism and review wades into policy making, some- LIGHTS OUT Filmdom plans protest in support of Padmavati Mumbai: Amid raging protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming ﬁlm Padmavati, the Indian Films and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the ﬁlm and television industry, are planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the ﬁlm and "to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals". Ashoke Pandit of IFTDA said, "We will keep showing our support for Padmavati and SLB, because it is the basic right of a creative person to tell a story in his own way. He also added that Bhansali is a responsible ﬁlmmaker, and that making a ﬁlm on history is not something easy, but a huge responsibility. To express our solidarity (with the ﬁlm), we are gathering on Sunday for a 15-minute blackout where all shooting units in Mumbai will put off lights and no shootings will take place." Pandit also said, "We strongly protest against the non-institutional bodies who every now and then protest against movies and threaten actors and makers of ﬁlms. We will keep condemning their actions in a democratic manner. We have faith in our Prime Minister, for justice to Padmavati," he said. Earlier this month, IFTDA, along with several other cine bodies, came together in solidarity of the historical drama. "We as ﬁlm industry feel hurt every time such groups target our ﬁlms and try to control our freedom of expression. Unfortunately, we do not get support from any other industry, not even from the government as if we are orphans as a community," Pandit added. Various celebrities from the industry, including Shabana Azmi, Hansal Mehta and Twinkle Khanna have voiced their support openly for the ﬁlm. Continued on P4 times its consequences can be disruptive. This needs to be avoided if possible," he said. The Minister emphasised that while judicial independence is a pillar of democracy, judicial accountability "is the base of that pillar". "Without accountability, there can be no legitimacy. PV Sindhu step away from Hong Kong title Continued on P4 A DEAR PIC Lensman of Press Trust of India Atul Yadav captures a herd of deer in an aesthetic manner on a foggy morning at Delhi Zoo on Saturday Miss World to add glamour to GES AP seeks share in off-shore oil revenue METRO FARES Up to 2 km `10 More than 2 and up to 4 km More than 4 and up to 6 km `25 `30 More than 8 and up to 10 km `35 More than 10 and up to 14 km `40 More than 14 and up to 18 km `45 More than 18 and up to 22 km `50 More than 22 and up to 26 km `55 More than 26 km Yanamala for revision of royalty on major minerals too `15 More than 6 and up to 8 km Ram Charan, Sonam Kapoor & Aditi Rao Hydari to be on cinema panel Hong Kong: Continuing her glorious form, PV Sindhu entered the ﬁnals of the Hong Kong Open Super Series after posting a straight-game win over Akane Yamaguchi of Japan here on Friday. Second seed Sindhu got the better of the Japanese ﬁfth seed 21-12, 21-19 in a contest that lasted 36 minutes. The Rio Olympic silver medallist will take on Ratchanok Intanon in Sunday’s summit clash. Sindhu had an easy opening game as she dominated right from the word go. In the second game, the Japanese girl made a good comeback and kept pace with Sindhu. After being tied 8-8, Yamaguchi surged ahead to 14-8 at one stage. But the Indian clawed her way back into the game, managing to catch up with her Japanese rival at 18-18. The Hyderabad girl was then quick to grab the next two points to take a 20-18 lead before she wrapped up the match in style. `60 Metro mini fare `10, max `60 OUR BUREAU OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chhillar, actors Sonam Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari will add glamour to Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning here on November 28. The trio are among personalities from the cinema and entertainment industry who will speak at the event being cohosted by the US and India. Aditi and Telugu actor Ram Charan will be among the panellists at a breakout session "Future of cinema' on November 29. Subhas Chandra, Essel Group, Chairman, will the moderator of the session which will explore the business behind the arts and entertainment industry and how to successfully and profitably tap into the creative economy. According to the agenda, delegates will learn from panellists who are turning art and entertainment into sources of revenue, jobs, and wealth creation. The session was earlier themed "From Hollywood to Nollywood to Bollywood: The path to moviemaking". Among the speakers expected was actress Deepika Padukone. She later opted out. Sonam and Manushi will be the panellists at master class on "The Female Influencer: Advancing Women's Opportunities in the Media Industry". Continued on P4 Hyderabad: It is official now. The minimum Metro Rail fare for a two-km distance is Rs 10 and for a distance of more than 26 km it is Rs 60. The commercial operations on the NagoleAmeerpet- Miyapur sections will start from 6 am on November 29 after the inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi the previous day. The concessionaire, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited announced the fares late on Saturday evening. The minimum fare has been kept as Rs 10 and maximum fare is Rs 60. Continued on P4 AP Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the 12th meeting of the Standing Committee of Interstate Council in New Delhi on Saturday OUR BUREAU New Delhi: Demanding that the Centre should share off-shore oil revenue with the state, AP Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu has sought for revision of royalty rate on major minerals once in three years. In any event of delay, compensation for the same should be made to the states, he said. Speaking at the Inter-State Council's Standing Committee meeting, Ramakrishnudu said Andhra Pradesh would support some of the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission which go a long way to strengthen the ﬁnancial base of the state governments. However, in respect of ﬁnancial burden arising out of implementation of central legislation like RTE Act, the entire cost would have to be borne by the central government. The central government was requested to promote performance-linked incentive grants to develop the backward states and backward areas in a state. He suggested state-speciﬁc targets of ﬁscal deﬁcit in the FRBM legislations of the states. Continued on P4 Andhra ﬂower biz bound to bloom overseas VKL GAYATRI Visakhapatnam: Flowers from Andhra Pradesh will shortly make a mark in the international markets. Sri Anjaneya Poola Varthaka Rythu Market, a Mutual-aided Cooperative Society of Kadiyapu Lanka, East Godavari, with the ﬁnancial and logistic support from the Department of Horticulture is constructing a wholesale market with modern facilities in East Godavari district. With the coastal shipping began its operations from Visakhapatnam Port Trust, ﬂower growers and merchants S AP’S FIRST AC WHOLESALE MARKET @ 12 CRORE S 40 METRIC TON CAPACITY WILL BE ENHANCED TO 200 MT BY 2025 S FLOWERS WILL BE EXPORTED TO MID-EAST COUNTRIES S CONTAINER & COASTAL SHIPMENT BOON TO FLOWER BUSINESS are in an upbeat mood. Besides the Visakhapatnam Container Terminal is providing air-conditioned facilities for exporting the most perishable goods. With these latest facilities, the fragrance of AP ﬂowers will spread in the international markets particularly in the mid-east countries. With the strong assurance of the government, farmers and trades established Sri Anjaneya Poola Varthaka Rythu Market and taken up the project at a cost of Rs 12 crore, which covers civil works, building, insulation, plant, machinery, electrical and Continued on P4 generators. Violence erupts in Pak after govt crackdown Islamabad: Clashes broke out on Saturday between security personnel and protesters belonging to hardline religious groups in the Pakistani capital following a government crackdown, leaving two persons dead and over 250 others injured and triggering violence in other cities. The government blacked out all TV channels and blocked popular social media sites. S P11
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