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Addressing a press conference here, “Had he acted on time the farmers would not have suffered a loss. the Centre determines the regulatory framework for building energy code notification. point to the increasing part that buildings play in India’s energy consumption. “I am not married. looks Sooo Good!!! — Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) January 10 2017 Happy Birthday! @iHrithik here’s to an amazing day and year ahead Lots of Love — Uday Chopra (@udaychopra) January 10 2017 Hope that you have a wonderful birthday @iHrithik Wishing you great success & happiness in the years to come #HappyBirthdayHrithikRoshan — Rajpal Yadav (@rajpalofficial) January 10 2017 Happy Birthday @iHrithik Big love and a spectacular year — VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) January 9 2017 The birthday boy will go live today at 6 pm promoting his brand HRX by Hrithik Roshan along with answering everyone’s fitness queries More from the world of Entertainment: Much like many other folks 2016 has not been a very pleasant year for Hrithik Roshan Neither did his film Mohenjo Daro shine at the box office and in his personal life he was embroiled in a huge legal and public battle with Kangana Ranaut For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Ajay Jakhar | Updated: July 5 2014 8:18 am Potatoes and onions have one common peculiarity They can be stored easily but not for prolonged periods of time — five to six months at most (Source: PTI) Related News Onions and potatoes take centre-stage again Having secured a mandate based on people’s unhappiness with continuously high and painful food inflation the government’s inability to control prices is understandably sending shivers down the BJP’s spine Fulfilling the aspirations of urban voters and winning over a thoroughly exacting Delhi electorate where re-elections are due are essential to the BJP’s game plan to succeed By and large the prices of most vegetables like tomatoes bitter gourd sponge gourd green peppers etc are lower than last year but in an earnest bid to preempt higher food inflation the establishment has misread the signals and generated a crisis Potatoes and onions have one common peculiarity They can be stored easily but not for prolonged periods of time — five to six months at most Beyond that they start to rot This implies that the leftover stock from the last crop would have to be offloaded in the market within three months in any case If policymakers knew this simple fact they would have realised that there was no need to impose the Essential Commodities Act (ECA) 1955 on potatoes and onions In any case the existing laws provide state administrations with sufficient powers to check hoarding should they need to or have the will to As a farmer it is beyond my comprehension why the government would see fit to put export restrictions on potatoes when only one per cent of the crop is exported Such small quantities do not distort the market The UPA’s arbitrary import-export policy was its bane But it seems this style of decision-making continues in the new set-up The UPA 2 government tweaked the cotton export policy several times from 2010 onwards As a result of this fluctuating policy Indian cotton now sells at a discount because of the unreliability of delivery I fear Indian potatoes are headed in the same direction The futures market sends signals about the expected gap between demand and supply — this indicates the need for intervention But futures trading in potatoes is banned If hoarding was rampant the price of potatoes in the futures market would have been more than its spot price in anticipation of the prices to rise But the day that the ban on fresh trades was imposed June 18 the spot price of potatoes at Rs 15 per kg was higher than the futures price for July at Rs 1250 per kg So cheaper potatoes could have been contracted in the futures market It is common knowledge that the ECA is nearly impossible to enforce due to corruption and governance issues at the lower levels of administration across states But by some miracle should it be successfully enforced it will prove counterproductive The existing produce in cold storage will be forcibly pushed into the market in a month’s time and consumption of potatoes will rise substantially because of the artificially created low prices Old stocks will be likely to run out faster before the arrival of the new crop in December The gap of a few months before the new crop is harvested and arrives in markets could see prices spiralling out of control Interestingly after the government fixed a minimum export price (MEP) of Rs 27 per kg and banned futures trading for potatoes prices actually went up because it sent the wrong signal to market players that they are in short supply On similar lines to mitigate farm distress it is only fair to expect the bare minimum MSP to be Rs 9 per kg which incidentally is a whopping three times less than the MEP As the saying goes “by their fruits ye shall know them” An idea is only as good as its results The government panicked because potato prices rose 25 per cent over three months But this annual feature does not warrant overreaction Prices and costs at the time of fresh arrivals will always be lower than three months later when cold storage charges moisture losses rot and miscellaneous extras add up Experience shows that potatoes are in short supply about only once every five years Prime Minister Narendra Modi may remember the gluts of 2011 and 2009 when farmers were dumping potatoes on the road because prices had crashed to Re 1 per kg in Deesa and Vijapur in Gujarat and elsewhere in Punjab But no hullabaloo was created during those pitiful times to “save the farmer” or demand an MSP Punjab farmers will suffer the most because even though Pakistan is allowing duty-free imports of Indian potatoes after many years exports will not materialise due to the MEP restrictions These export restrictions are like a tax on Indian farmers The Punjab chief minister has reportedly asked the Central government to lift the MEP restrictions But instead the Centre put potatoes on the essential commodities list If the monsoons are delayed the shortage will get exacerbated and market availability will be affected October onwards But should they fail the government will be forced to import — a solution advocated incessantly by agricultural economists to control inflation The continued political expedience of sacrificing the farmer is worrisome Modi cannot be blamed for the challenges he has inherited but he must solve the riddle before it is too late Why things have come to such a pass is not difficult to understand There’s a disconnect between the government and the governed The finance minister called for a meeting of agriculture sector experts North Block officials also called farmer organisations for consultations They did not ask the agriculture ministry for names of farmer organisations to call but chose conveniently a practice followed by the UPA too I believe that the BJP can deliver but not if it follows in the UPA’s footsteps The writer is chairman Bharat Krishak Samaj [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Updated: August 16 2016 4:11 am Stefan Henze died from head injuries sustained in a car crash (Source: Reuters) Top News The coach of Germany’s canoe slalom team Stefan Henze died from head injuries sustained in a car crash last week in Rio de Janeiro the German Olympics team said on Monday Henze was travelling with a teammate in a taxi to the athletes’ village early on Friday in the Barra de Tijuca neighbourhood when the car crashed into a concrete barrier His teammate Christian Kaeding suffered minor injuries and was briefly treated in hospital before being released It was not yet clear how the accident occurred “We are endlessly sad on this day” said German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) President Alfons Hoermann in a statement “Words cannot come close to describing how we in the Olympic team feel after this dreadful incident” The 35-year-old a 2004 Olympic Games silver medallist had undergone emergency surgery early on Friday and had been in intensive care ever since “Today sports for which the entire team came to Rio moves into the background” said team chief Michael Vesper “Our thoughts are with his family who had the chance here to bid farewell” The German team said it will hold a ceremony on Tuesday at the Place of Mourning inside the Olympic Village where the athletes live and has asked the International Olympic Committee to fly all German flags in the venues at half staff For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: July 28 2015 11:39 am Sagar Ballary said: “I have a script which is a comedy It is not an out-and-out comedy film but it is a real situational comedy film where people laugh at situations” Related News After ticking the funny bones of the audience with “Bheja Fry” and “Bheja Fry 2” director Sagar Ballary is again working on his next comedy film that will have established stars “I have a script which is a comedy It is not an out-and-out comedy film but it is a real situational comedy film where people laugh at situations The scripting is done and we have producers who are looking to cast suitable actors” Sagar told PTI The makers are in talks with several actors for the upcoming film “The film will have one hero and two heroines We are looking to cast established actors and so the project is taking time as we need to get their dates” Sagar said If all goes well the project might go on floors early next year When asked if his good actor friend Vinay Pathak will be a part of this project Sagar said “No he is not a part of this film But we are working on something for him I don’t know how much time that will take” Sagar and Vinay have worked together in “Kachha Limboo” and the hit “Bheja Fry” series For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: February 3 2017 4:55 pm Ashish Nehra continues to play at the top level as a pacer despite being 37 years old (Source: AP) Top News There are bowlers who know what needs to be done in a particular match situation and there is Ashish Nehra who has skill-sets to execute exactly what he is thinking As he made his umpteenth comeback against England in T20 series after his knee surgery Nehra’s 3/28 in a close victory was a reassurance that he has not lost anything and is the mentor that the likes of Jasprit Bumrah or Bhuvneshwar Kumar need Come April 29 Nehra will be 38 years old and is one of the two active Indian cricketers (the other being Harbhajan Singh) who had made their India debuts way back in 1999 under Mohammed Azharuddin So what makes Ashish Nehra tick From close buddy Harbhajan Singh to former India bowling coach Bharath Arun Madan Lal and Vijay Dahiya one thing was common in what everyone had to say about Nehra “High skill level analytical mind and thorough knowledge about his own body that has helped him sustain for so long” Harbhajan knows Nehra for close to 20 years now and no wonder can shed a bit of light on his longevity “His skill level is in a different league Like Virat Kohli can gauge what a bowler will bowl and exactly what shot he will hit Ashish exactly knows what a batsman can hit if he bowls a particular delivery and sets the field accordingly I know the amount of pain he has gone through but what helped him is knowing his body” Harbhajan said At 38 how does he still crank up close to 140 kmph Harbhajan explains: “That’s because of his bone structure He looks lean but has a high bone density If he sits on you you would suddenly feel ‘Gosh this guy is heavy’ But he doesn’t look like a big bodied beefed up guy “Also he runs a lot He is still one of the best runners in this Indian team After so many injuries he has worked a lot on his lower body He bowls fast because of a good lower body and synchronisation in his run-up” explains the senior off-spinner who himself has 400 plus Test wickets But even Zaheer Khan had a lot of skill but had to curtail his pace Harbhajan termed it as requirement of a certain endurance level for five-day games “Zak also had a lot of variation but since he was playing Test cricket the endurance level required him to assess his body differently When I think about Ashu I feel what a great Test bowler he could have been had his body permitted” Harbhajan stated Former India bowling coach Arun spoke about how Nehra possesses two variants of bouncers “He can bowl two bouncers which are completely different from each other He bowls a steady yorker and a fantastic good length delivery which rears up The T20 format suits him perfectly as he can bowl flat out The best part is that he was never a 125 kmph bowler “He is always a 135 kmph bowler That’s because in T20 you need to bowl 24 deliveries and that gives him license to go flat out” Arun assessed Even Dahiya his one-time teammate and his coach in Delhi state side agreed that Nehra has enjoyed the positive side of the injuries that he has had “Ashish has had his share of injuries and that I believe has been a key to fast bowling Unlike other bowlers he has been forced to play less cricket and that has kept him fresh Also he is a practical man “He knew that he will not play Test matches due to his body so he did not play Ranji Trophy and concentrated on limited overs matches and got the best out of him” Dahiya observed Himself a former World Cup winner Madan Lal has seen Nehra closely as a national selector as well as Delhi coach and feels that people never understood the difference between fitness issues and injury “Let me tell you Ashish has never been dropped because of poor form or fitness issues He always got injured an unavoidable part of sport As Delhi coach or even as national selector we never ever discussed or debated his qualities as everyone knew what he is capable of “His skills and his ability to guide youngsters like Jasprit Bumrah makes him an asset even now” said one of India’s 1983 World Cup heroes So can he be a part of India’s scheme of things in the Champions Trophy which is a 50-over event everyone was cautious For Harbhajan and Madan Lal it will all depend on how well the workload is managed by the support staff “For a 50-over match you need to work even harder on your fitness as he has to match the levels of 25 year olds Only Ashish knows if he can do it or not” the ‘Turbanator’ said Dahiya and Arun feel that an indicator will be whether Nehra plays the Vijay Hazare Trophy “If Ashish has Champions Trophy in mind then he will certainly play Vijay Hazare Trophy How do you use him if his body permits A spell of 6 overs at the beginning and 4 overs in the final 10 where he is still the best Indian bowler around Now if his body responds he will certainly be handy in English conditions” Dahiya said Harbhajan summed it up nicely “Your age is exactly what you feel Ashish never abused his body checked his diet did hard yards with conviction and has got the results” he concluded For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Jonathan Selvaraj | Updated: August 2 2016 11:06 am In the run-up to the Olympics Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav have split the wrestling fraternity right down the middle File Top News Like a soap opera the Narsingh-Sushil saga first had the country fixated on the who will represent India at the Games and then on the subsequent dope test failure of theanointedone Jonathan Selvaraj putshis ear to the ground and goes beyond the rumour mill to piece together one of the mostintriguingtales of rivalry conspiracy and aspiration in Indian sport November 4 2015 was to herald the dawn of a new era for the sport of wrestling in India Long considered the preserve of the rustic sort it was about to make its first foray into the world of India’s globalised upwardly-mobile classes And it was going to do this through what had become a must-have for every Indian sports federation – a glitzy commercial IPL-style league It had become de rigueur for every wannabe league to conduct a player auction So wrestling had to have one too In the vanilla scented air conditioned environs of the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency hotel in tony South Delhi bull-necked men with cauliflower ears rubbed shoulders and discussed strategy with men in sharply cut business suits and patent leather shoes Who else could have the honour of being the first name on the block other than Sushil Kumar An Olympic bronze medallist An Olympic silver medallist A World Champion The greatest individual Olympian in Indian sporting history Undoutedly the face of the Pro Wrestling League If Indian wrestling was heading into the unknown through the league the auction was simply a way of reaffirming Sushil Kumar’s place at the very top of the pantheon Bidding started at Rs 33 lakh Auctioneer Bob Hayton didn’t have to cajole the men with the paddles as Sushil’s value steadily rose When Hayton finally banged his gavel Sushil had been bought for Rs 3820000 A good start Next up was Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt Incredulously those present watched as the bids rose past Sushil’s mark finally stopping at Rs 3970000 Rs 15 lakhs more than Sushil – one could already be sure of how the headlines the next day would read Perhaps knowing how this might be construed Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan said what played out was simply a quirk thrown up by the nature of the bid process WATCH: Narsingh gets clean chit What next With the benefit of hindsight it seems first domino had already been flicked setting off a cascading chain of events that would rock the sport in India A little over nine months later the headlines relating to wrestling have been far more scandalous Last Monday just a couple of weeks before he was to compete at the Olympics it was revealed Narsingh Yadav had failed a drug test The wrestler who was supposed to be India’s representative in the 74kg category at the Rio Olympics claimed innocence He said he was the victim of sabotage and that his food had been spiked For most allegations of underhandedness seem far removed from the conventional narrative of wrestling When two competitors step onto the mat they are seen as entering a theatre of virtue It is an honourable world The truth right through antiquity and mythology is far more sordid Valmiki’s Ramayana mentioned the tale of the vaanar king Vaali who was shot from behind by Lord Rama even as he wrestled his brother Sugreeva Followers of dangals – the mud wrestling competitions organised across the wrestling heartland – speak of wrestlers who have been left looking vulnerable and foolish after consuming food that has been adulterated with bhang Subterfuge is never far from the mind of today’s grapplers either Even while they shake hands before bouts and touch the feet of elders and seniors they keep a wary eye out Yogeshwar Dutt refuses to eat in the common kitchen of the SAI Sonepat center where trained along with Narsingh A trusted man cooks his food and his supplies are guarded round the clock “The higher you rise the more enemies you make” explains Yogeshwar simply Narsingh’s protestations are thus not entirely without precedent This unsavoury episode may thus be the latest retelling with a new cast of characters of an age old story This by itself shouldn’t make this saga the biggest scandal in Indian sport What does make it so huge is if you take Narsingh’s allegation to its rational conclusion The FIR registered by the Mumbai-based wrestler at the Rai Police station names a a 17-year-old junior wrestler Jitesh The identity of suspect even if he is just a patsy reveals much more The accused teen practices at the Chhatrasal akhara There is no more premier wrestling training school in the country than Chhatrasal It is the akhara where Sushil Kumar trains and which is run by his father-in-law Satpal Singh himself a legendary wrestler of the 80s Chhatrasal is synonymous with the two The FIR doesn’t name Sushil or his father-in-law but it’s obvious to all but the most obtuse that that’s where the accusatory fingers are pointed “Who had the most to gain” is the common refrain It is an enormously severe charge against an athlete who is a public icon and a genuine sporting hero The tremors currently rocking the sport were a long time in the making Wrestling had gone through rebirth pangs post London when the IOC had contemplated dropping the sport from the Olympics programme altogether It eventually remained a part of the Games but only after largescale changes in rules that fluxed weight categories In India that reprieve was just the beginning of the storm as it pitted two fine world class wrestlers – Sushil and Narsingh — against each other against the backdrop of a federation with few pretensions to professionalism After the 2015 World Championships where Narsingh Yadav won a bronze medal and first earned the right to participate at the Rio Olympics he was challenged to a playoff by Sushil who was bidding to compete in his fourth Olympics Sushil staked his claim through social media the federation and the courts but failed Narsingh seemed to have won the right to compete at Rio but even after his legal victory there were whispers that he would be undone When it came to light that there were physical threats being made against him he was provided with an armed police guard at the SAI campus in Sonepat And now even as the fears of his supporters played out the Narsingh’s accusation could take an even greater toll on the sport Athletes failing drug tests and subsequently claiming innocence is an unfortunately familiar aspect of modern sport Yadav isn’t the first and he won’t be the last to claim that he has been framed The anabolic steroid dianobol may legitimately have found its way into his body through less nefarious means There are however no shortage of believers for Narsingh’s conspiracy theory Fellow wrestler and Sushil’s childhood friend Yogeshwar Dutt tweeted in support of Narsingh Even Olympic Gold Quest who sponsor Sushil have maintained a deafening silence on the episode unwilling to risk the prospects of their other athletes Politicans have waded into the murky affair Even prime minister Narendra Modi has asked for a speedy probe Unprecedented move In an unprecedented move the WFI threw their weight behind the sabotage theory accepting all the consequences of that line of reasoning When they had to name a replacement for Narsingh they ignored Sushil for a relatively untested wrestler in Praveen Rana It has been left to Sushil and his side to defend themselves from this smear that hasn’t actually been voiced It didn’t help that Sushil’s first reaction to the positive test was through a tweet that stated ‘respect had to be earned not demanded’ He has subsequently taken a more conciliatory tone issuing statements that he would ‘always support fellow wrestlers’ Satpal though had taken a harder stance “Narsingh has brought shame on India and wrestling” he had said Once the rumours began swirling he had demanded proof for the accusations “Do a narco test on Narsingh and the truth will come out” he had thundered at a TV camera But the barbs had stung The fans though are hedging their bets Several took exception to the gloating from Sushil’s camp And while most of his compatriots will still opt for discretion it’s clear the wind is no longer blowing favourably for India’s towering Olympian It wasn’t always like this While Sushil Kumar first achieved fame by breaking the wrestling’s medal drought at the Beijing Olympics the Chhatrasal akhara was long one of India’s most prestigious and prolific training centers A renowned wrestler – with an Asian Games gold medal — in his own right Satpal was also considered close to Raj Singh former general secretary of the Wrestling Federation of India This proximity was bartered for clout He got a number of camps organised at Chhatrasal itself He even had a number of his coaches nominated for the Dronacharya award – all ostensibly for coaching Sushil Yet even as Sushil and Satpal’s star rose the latter was rubbing people the wrong way Allegations of rivalry were levelled after a coach was inexplicably posted out of Chhatrasal A steady stream of wrestlers have been leaving the akhara over last couple of years too owing to what they say was favouritism towards Satpal’s chosen one When BJP MP from Gonda UP Brijbhushan Sharan Singh took control of the federation in 2012 it initially seemed things would stay the same Raj Singh had been instrumental in bringing Sharan into the national setup and Sushil too was considered a supporter of his candidacy When Narsingh first won the selection trials to participate at the World Championships the WFI president had told The Indian Express that quota earned by Yadav belonged to the country “For final selection we will conduct trials next year ”Brij Bhushan had then said The launch of the Pro Wrestling League played a role in shifting the power balance Event management firm Prosportify were the official facilitators in helping Brij Bhushan put together the PWL The old benevolent babudom of sporting federations was a thing of the past but the new satraps with political clout and dreams of glamour still needed sporting expertise and logistical backing which state association chiefs couldn’t deliver This is where a top dog corporate like Jindal with its heavy presence in north of India stepped in – albeit from the funky new age HQ of Bengaluru with the Jindal scion Parth an Ivy League educated sports enthusiast pumping in money for betterment of Indian sport The Jindal sporting excellence programme was formed with much of the expertise coming from erstwhile mentors scouts and brains They knew the marketing razzmatazz and had the administrative experience when they entered the wrestling ring their dominance visible in the fact that six of eight of their wrestlers supported under their excellence programme are Rio bound JSW also picked the Bangalore franchise in the league Furthermore their top brains clued into international wrestling which helped the wrestling federation stake out and locate international wrestlers who would headline PWL though the formal invites were sent out by federation men Its representative would also informally attend occasional meetings in the lead up to the league It was an ever increasing clout helping Brijbhushan who was not known to be particularly keyed in to international wrestling and its trends The pull-out Narsingh was thus picked by franchise Bangalore Yoddhas even as the auction held another drama unrelated to him Sushil’s failure at becoming the highest paid Indian led to visible tension His dithering over participation was worsened by remarks made by rival team owner Parth Jindal He stated that Sushil was afraid of facing Narsingh Claiming that he had been “slighted and not respected” Sushil pulled out of the league The actions of its top name playing truant threatened to jeopardise the league and it was going to lead to obvious bitterness While the WFI continued to pay an annual grant of Rs 75 lakh to Sushil for his training the tide was steadily turning against him Once Narsingh won the Olympic quota at the World Championships the WFI got their chance JSW stood by their wrestler – as they ought to – when it became a straight face-off between Sushil and Narsingh and the question of trials arose – Sushil wanting trials Narsingh being averse to them But it was clear for anyone to see that Narsingh’s was the clout of heft with the Bangalore franchise being the buzzing voice in Brijbhushan’s ear The federation miffed at Sushil’s cavalier treatment of the league had left it till the end to announce their selection policy – neither committing to trials nor declaring that they wouldn’t be held The era of Chhatrasal and Mahabali Satpal’s time as the all-important man had ended the day it became apparent that the federation in Narsingh found a wrestler to legitimately deny India’s greatest Olympic wrestler even a chance at a trial Brijbhushan was an opportunistic politician from UP now with BJP whose embarrassing past included a picture wielding a sword and a role ruckussing during the rath yatra of the early 90s As such he was a shrewd neutral in the Sushil – Narsingh bout – or non bout as it panned out but he had been quick to extend support to Narsingh and shown foolish courage in defying the claims staked by the two time Olympic medallist About a month before a preparatory camp for Olympic qualifiers was to be called the WFI had already decided that no trial would be held Sushil’s decision to turn to court though appeared to have gone against him Yogeshwar Dutt came out in opposition to his decision With his public image taking a beating since moving court Sushil seemed to have sought to end matters by ending his legal wrangle after the Delhi High court dismissed his plea It was there that the matter seemed to have been decided Only as it turns out if you were to believe Narsingh perhaps not Following his failed test there’s no shortage of lamenters who say Narsingh could expect little else He had just cost a Jat wrestler the chance to create Olympic history And yet he continued to train in Sonepat surrounded by Jats Would it not have been smarter to Indeed officials at the WFI say an attempt was made to play the caste card during the time of the Jat reservation quota agitation in March in order to pressure the federation into holding trials However despite believing that Narsingh has been wronged few even those from Maharashtra who have enough reason to be cynical are willing to believe either Sushil or Satpal had a direct hand to play The culprit they believe might likely be a junior wrestler looking to avenge what he might have considered the unbearable insult of a senior As it stands Narsingh will have to prove his innocence not in the court of public opinion where he has plenty of sympathy but rather in the hard nosed world of lawyers and drug specialists It is not a simple task and there will be no easy solutions to this modern day saga however Regardless of the outcome of Narsingh’s hearing damage has been done to the sport in India and to the reputation of its greatest hero There are no winners in this contest For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top Newsthe state government has decided to do away with majority of questions in phase II to boost registrations. 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