Monday, April 22, 2019

Trader Saffronised


7 CRORE TRADERS & THEIR EMPLOYEES WILL VOTE FOR BJP AS A VOTE BANK
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), apex body of business community representing 7 crore traders through more than 40 thousand trade associations and federations across the Country after closely analysing the election manifesto of political parties and keeping in view of better future of the Country has taken a decision to support BJP & NDA allies in Loksabha elections. After this mandate of CAIT, about 7 crore traders all over the Country are expected to vote BJP & NDA allies as a vote bank. The message of CAIT will be percolated down the line through thousands of trade associations all over the Country to traders. On the other hand under “whisper campaign’ of CAIT the traders will urge their customers also to vote & support BJP in polls. Beside more than 30 crore employees working in business community will also be encouraged to vote & support BJP. There are about 195 Loksabha seats where traders are in dominance and their voting pattern will decide the results of the polls in such constituencies.
CAIT National President Mr. B.C.Bhartia & Secretary General Mr. Praveen Khandelwal informed that this decision has been after consulting prominent trade leaders of the different states of the Country and analysing the political situation & future of the Country at a meeting of trade leaders held at New Delhi. The meeting also considered the feedback received from traders across Country.The CAIT is engaged in gigantic task to ensure decisive and prominent role of traders in Loksabha polls.
In current political situation on the one hand there is PM Modi led NDA which is contesting elections as one unit espousing strengthening of the nation and aiming to take economy first among equals in the world whereas on the other hand there is a Mahagadthbandhan of various parties, the allies of which are contesting elections against each other in various states and as such not capable to give a strong and stable Government in the Country.
Mr. Bhartia & Mr. Khandelwal said that today the Country needs a leaders who is visionary, committed to take decisions and eager to take India shining at the global platform. The decisions taken may not be politically beneficial but remains in larger interest of the nation. In last 5 years we have seen Mr. Narendra Modi taking such decisions including GST & Demonetisation which could have been politically not fit for BJP but PM Modi remained firm and at the same time amended the decisions several times on the demand of traders and other sections of the people. There is an urgent need to eradicate rampant corruption and Inspector Raj as also reining the Red-tapism of bureaucracy and under the circumstances Mr.Modi is the only capable leader.
The CAIT has studied comparatively election manifesto of both BJP & Congress and BJP has given much prominence and priority to traders by including some of the fundamental core issues in its manifesto including a National Traders Welfare Board, National Policy for Retail Trade, Pension to traders attaining the age of 60 years, Accidental Insurance of Rs.10 lakh to traders registered under GST, Merchant Credit Card on the pattern of Kisan Credit Card, Loans upto Rs. 50 lakhs without any collateral security. The implementation of all these issues will certainly develop internal trade of the Country and will make available various new business opportunities to traders and growth in employment.
Both Mr. Bhartia & Mr. Khandelwal informed that after this decision of CAIT, the traders across the Country will engage themselves in making Mr. Modil led NDA victorious and will play an important role in bringing a positive political atmosphere in favour of BJP. The trade associations across the Country will hold meetings of traders in large numbers in commercial markets and will promote traders to vote & support BJP and its allies in Loksabha polls.  

China Naval Parade 13 Nation


A Chinese navy personnel stands guard as the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Suzutsuki (DD 117) arrives at Qingdao Port for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), in Qingdao, China April 21, 2019. REUTERS
QINGDAO: Warships from India, Australia and several other nations arrived in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao on Sunday to attend a naval parade, part of a goodwill visit as China extends the hand of friendship despite regional tensions and suspicions.
China on Tuesday will mark 70 years since the founding of the People’s Liberation Army Navy, where it will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a major review in the waters off Qingdao.
China says warships from about a dozen nations are also taking part – one diplomatic source with direct knowledge said it was 13 countries in total – and the PLA is putting its best foot forward to welcome them.
India, which has been at odds with China over their disputed land border and Beijing’s support for India’s regional rival Pakistan, has sent stealth guided-missile destroyer the “INS Kolkata” to take part, along with a supply ship.
“We bring to you one of the best ships that we have made. It is the pride of the nation and the navy, and we are very happy to be here,” Captain Aditya Hara told reporters on the dockside after disembarking from the ship in Qingdao.
A source familiar with the situation told Reuters the “Kolkata” had sailed through the Taiwan Strait to get to Qingdao, a sensitive waterway that separates China from self-ruled Taiwan, claimed by Beijing as sacred Chinese territory.
“We headed on a direct route and we are very happy that we were facilitated by the PLA Navy and they ensured that we had a safe passage to Qingdao,” Hara said, when asked if they had sailed via the Taiwan Strait.
Australia, a close U.S. ally, has sent the “HMAS Melbourne” guided-missile frigate to Qingdao, though officials declined to make the captain available for interview.
China and Australia have sparred over Australian suspicions of Chinese interference in the country’s politics and Australia’s banning of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5G broadband network.
Japan has also sent a destroyer to Qingdao, in the first visit of a Japanese navy ship to China since 2011, according to Japanese media.
Ties between China and Japan, the world’s second and third-largest economies, have been plagued by a long-running territorial dispute over a cluster of East China Sea islets and suspicion in China about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to amend Japan’s pacifist constitution.
But they have sought to improve relations more recently, with Abe visiting Beijing in October, when both countries pledged to forge closer ties and signed a broad range of agreements including a $30 billion currency swap pact.
The other countries taking part include China’s close friend Russia, and three countries which have sparred with China over competing claims in the disputed South China Sea: Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Pakistan, a very close Chinese ally, is not on the list of countries officials have provided which are sending ships to the parade.

Death toll Sri Lanka surge

Death toll Sri Lanka surge

The death toll in the coordinated bomb attacks in #SriLanka has risen upwards to 290, a drastic increase from 207 reported previously, with the number of the wounded people at almost 500 now, toll to mount to big leap of nearly 150 to 200 experts said early Monday morning.
Few hours earlier, it was reported that 207 people were killed and almost 450 injured in Sri Lanka when a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches as worshippers attended Easter services. 
The powerful blasts — six in quick succession and then two more hours later — wrought devastation, including at the capital’s well-known St Anthony’s Shrine, a historic Catholic Church.

An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo’s main airport was successfully defused by the Sri Lanka airforce, police said.
A police source told AFP that a “homemade” pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal, which remains open with heavy security after Easter Sunday’s deadly bomb attacks.
“It was a homemade bomb, with explosives put into a pipe,” said the source.
Airforce spokesperson Group Captain Gihan Seneviratne said the IED was believed to be locally manufactured.
The discovery comes after a series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners.
Sri Lanka authorities said many arrests has been made after series of eight bomb blasts which injured and killed in hundreds while celebrating Easter in churches and hotels.

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Dear Friends,

The Odisha Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 354 out of 356 candidates. 

OEW and ADR have not analysed 2 candidates as their affidavits were either badly scanned or complete affidavits were not uploaded on the ECI website. The details of these candidates is given below:  
S.No
Name
District
Constituency
Party
1
Sunil Kumar Agrawal
Khordha
Bhubaneswar Central
IND
2
Manoranjan Mishra
Deogarh
Deogarh
IND
Table: List of Candidates not analysed

Summary and Highlights
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Criminal Background
 ·        Candidates with Criminal Cases: Out of 354 candidates analyzed119 (34%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves.
 ·         Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases: 101(29%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.
 ·         Party wise Candidates with Criminal Cases: Among the major parties, 20(48%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJD, 30(71%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJP, 19 (46%) out of 41 candidates analysed from INC, and 5 (17%) out of 30 candidates analysed from BSP have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits. 
·         Party wise Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases Among the major parties, 13(31%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJD, 25(60%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJP, 18(44%) out of 41 candidates analysed from INC, and 5(17%) out of 30 candidates analysed from BSP have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.
·         Red Alert Constituencies*: There are 25 Out of 42 constituencies in the Odisha assembly elections, Phase III, having 3 or more candidates with declared criminal cases.
*Red Alert Constituencies are those which have 3 or more candidates with criminal cases contesting elections.


Financial Background 
·         High asset candidates:  The details of top 3 candidates with highest declared assets, contesting in the  Odisha  Assembly Elections Phase III  are given below:
S.No.
Name
State
Constituency
Party Name
Movable Assets (Rs)
Immovable Assets (Rs)
Total Assets (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Bobby Mohanty
Cuttack
Baramba
INC
35,26,06,094
71,06,60,000
1,06,32,66,094
 106 Crore+
Y
2
Niranjan Patnaik
Keonjhar
Ghasipura
INC
18,36,86,000
41,97,91,000
60,34,77,000
 60 Crore+
Y
3
Srimanta Kumar Tripathy
Keonjhar
Champua
IND
25,61,79,706
20,76,82,609
46,38,62,315
 46 Crore+
Y
Table: Top three candidates with highest declared assets

·         Crorepati Candidates: Out of the 354 candidates, 103(29%) are crorepatis.
·         Party wise Crorepati Candidates: Among the major parties 31(74%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJD, 24(57%) out of 42 candidates analysed from BJP, 23(56%) out of 41 candidates analysed from INC, 3(10%) out of 30 candidates analysed from BSP, and 2(40%) out of 5 candidates from AAP have declared assets worth more than Rs. 1 crore. 
·         Average assets: The average of assets per candidate contesting in the Odisha Assembly Elections Phase III is Rs 2.22 Crores.  
·         Party wise average assets: Among major parties, the average assets per candidate for 42 BJD candidates analysed is Rs. 4.58 crores42 BJP candidates analysed is Rs 3.55 crores41 INC candidates have average assets of Rs 7.03 crores, 5 AAP candidates have average assets of Rs 63.37 lakhs  and  30 BSP  candidates have average assets worthRs. 40.89 lakhs.
·         Zero Assets Candidates: One candidate namly Subrat Kumar Habadasingh ofHindusthan Nirman Dal from Chilika constituency has declared zero assets.
·         Low asset candidates: The details of three candidates with lowest assets( excluding zero assets candidate) are as follows:
S.No.
Name
State
Constituency
Party Name
Movable Assets (Rs)
Immovable Assets (Rs)
Total Assets (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Joginath Sahoo
Cuttack
Banki
Rashtriya Indepndent Morcha
377*
0
377
 3 Hund+
Y
2
Krushna Chandra Naik
Angul
Talcher
Ambedkarite Party of India
700*
0
700
 7 Hund+
Y
3
Anil Bhoi
Angul
Angul
Ambedkarite Party of India
2,500
0
2,500
 2 Thou+
N
 Table: Candidates with declared lowest assets
* on assets value indicates that the candidate has not provided the total in their affidavits, it has been calculated on the basis of details provided by them in the same

 ·         Candidates with high liabilities: 210(59%) candidates have declared liabilities in their affidavits. The details of top three candidates with highest liabilities are given below:
S.No.
Name
State
Constituency
Party Name
Total Assets(Rs)
Liabilities (Rs)
Disputed liabilities (Rs)
PAN Given
1
Irani Ray
Nayagarh
Nayagarh
BJP
21,78,34,463
 21 Crore+
7,41,52,403
 7 Crore+
0
Y
2
Srimanta Kumar Tripathy
Keonjhar
Champua
IND
46,38,62,315
 46 Crore+
# 6,39,44,871
 6 Crore+
21,31,475
 21 Lacs+
Y
3
Bobby Mohanty
Cuttack
Baramba
INC
1,06,32,66,094
 106 Crore+
# 5,15,95,514
 5 Crore+
3,33,590
 3 Lacs+
Y
 Table: Top three candidates with high liabilities
  
#disputed liabilities

·         Undeclared PAN:  A total of 26(7%) candidates have not declared their PAN details.
·       Candidates with high income as declared in the ITR*:.The details of top 3  candidates who have declared highest income in ITR is  as given below: 
S.No.
Name
Party Name
Constituency
State
Total Asset (Rs)
Self Source of Income
Spouse's Source of Income
The financial year for which the last income tax return has been filed by candidate
Total income shown by candidate in ITR (Self+Spouse+Dependent) (Rs)
Self income shown by candidate in ITR (Rs)
1
Mohammed Moquim
INC
BARABATI-CUTTACK
CUTTACK
17,97,86,173  
17 Crore+
Business
Business
2017-2018
4,93,81,050  
4 Crore+
4,80,20,160  
4 Crore+
2
Bobby Mohanty
INC
BARAMBA
CUTTACK
1,06,32,66,094  
106 Crore+
Business & Income Rental & Remuneration Bank & Int. & Share Of Profit in Family Trust and Partnership Firm and Dividend income
Business & Income Rental & Remuneration Bank & Int. & Share Of Profit in Family Trust and Partnership Firm and Dividend income
2017-2018
1,81,61,038  
1 Crore+
1,32,56,612 
 1 Crore+
3
Sudhir Kumar Samal
BJD
DHENKANAL
DHENKANAL
14,03,13,233  
14 Crore+
Business
Business
2017-2018
1,23,76,228 
 1 Crore+
47,25,851 
 47 Lacs+
 Table: Top 3 candidates with high income as declared in ITR
*Some Candidates may be exempted from filing Income tax returns

Other Background Details
·         Education details of candidates: 137 (39%) candidates have declared their educational qualification to be between 5th and 12thwhile 202 (57%) candidates have declared having an educational qualification of graduate or abovecandidate is just literate and 1 candidate has not given his educational qualification details.
·         Age details of candidates: 124(35%) candidates have declared their age to be between 25 to 40 years while 189 (53%) candidates have declared their age to be between 41 to 60 years. There are 41 (12%) candidates who have declared their age to be between 61 to 80 years.
·         Gender details of candidates: 38(11%) female candidates are contesting in the Odisha assembly election Phase III.  

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