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The BJP leader also raked up the issue of hooting of then Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan,’” he said. Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences who is also secretary of Delhi University Principals’ Association (DUPA),access and low prices.Let the situation spiral out of control and use the opportunity created by the ensuing crisis to reform the system. It is their view that an oil supply crisis could provide the trigger for catalysing a radical overhaul They may well be right The severity of the recent petrol price hike is in part because there was no alternative The oil companies were looking into a cash abyss The point however that should not be forgotten is that change induced through crisis can be extremely painful We all remember and applaud the reforms of 1991 But we forget that these reforms were preceded by years of inflationunemploymentforeign exchange restrictions and general economic hardship The government was compelled to reform because of the consequences of bad policy that caused great unhappiness Crisis should never be sought as the point of departure for policy change But if and when it strikesthe opportunity to reinvigorate and recreate should not be foregone So is it that the answer to the above question distils down to essentially two policy options One generated by the experts after careful thought and the other compelled through financial and economic mismanagement I do not think so I think conceptually there is a third middle-of-the-road answer A stumbling block to change is the tendency to overlook what is good in the hope of securing the perfect A first step is often not taken until and unless the aspired destination is in sight This hesitancy can be counter-productive It perpetuates the status quo and dilutes the significance of incrementalism A small initial step can often lead to a larger next step and thereon It is not necessary that only policies that swing the needle 360 degrees should be pursued Less ambitious initiatives that move it say 5 degrees should also be considered Such initiatives can trigger movements that eventually push it full circle The mistake that we might be making today regarding petroleum deregulation is that suggestions to initiate incremental albeit imperfect small steps are being stalled because they are imperfect and small The idea of dual pricing for the two grades of diesel has for instance been blocked because of the concern that it will lead to black marketingsmuggling and diversions These are valid concerns Dual pricing is complex to administer and it is distortionary But relative to current conditions the proposal should be considered At a minimum it should be studied whether in view of the severity of the subsidy burden and the consequent imperative to deregulate diesel pricesthe cost of continued inaction might not be greater than the cost of taking a small albeit imperfect first step Especially if by doing so the ground work for a larger second step is laid The Gordian knot will not be easily or quickly untied There are too many fingers involved and not all are working to loosen it It has to however be untangled The issue is how The economists have chalked out one route The balance of power between the stakeholders is however such that this has not been preferred The other alternatives are operationally imperfect They have therefore not been considered Should they be It is not obvious that they should but it should be acknowledged that the desired outcome can sometimes be reached through a sequence of imperfect small initiatives The author is Chairman of the Shell Group in India Views expressed are personal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shaikh Ayaz | Mumbai | Published: May 29 2017 11:09 am Pankaj Kapur is celebrating his birthday today Top News When we talk of Hindi art-house cinema two names overwhelmingly emerge as the most popular faces – Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah The two giants of the parallel cinema may overshadow the third one in terms of popular appeal but not in terms of sheer talent The third man we are referring to is Pankaj Kapur He is hugely gifted rarely seen (he picks his projects carefully) and is widely respected for his commitment to good cinema He’s the actor’s actor Bollywood’s Brando who can dazzle you with his understated menace (Maqbool) dead-face humour (Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Office Office the TV show) or drunken buffoonery (Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola) On his birthday today we pay tribute to one of India’s finest actors by picking his five best roles that are a must-watch Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro Kundan Shah’s madcap Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a sum of many small elements the most ensemble of ensemble and among the many stars who shine bright in it one is Pankaj Kapur A corrupt builder Tarneja (Pankaj Kapur) deadpans his way through the lunacy an outlier in a film where nearly everyone else is colourfully absurdist If JBDY were an asylum ward Kapur would be the slimiest (and Ravi Baswani the most maniac) Kapur uses his two great skills delightfully and those skills are the most potent weapon in his histrionics arsenal – understatement and deadpan Watch JBDY for an inspired performance by him and others Ek Doctor Ki Maut Kapur is a master of understated elegance and nowhere is it more at display than in this Tapan Sinha classic Released in 1990 it went on to wow critics and award juries Kapur plays an ordinary doctor who is conducting scientific research His lifelong battle has been to find a cure for leprosy With support from wife Seema (played by Shabana Azmi) he goes about it passionately more like a duty towards humanity than anything else However being a government doctor his research is not seen as credible and questions are raised and doubts expressed Dr Dipankar who has spent his life in the lab needs to confront the dirty politics of the world outside and the selfish motivations of man Kapur plays Dr Dipankar with the earnest dedication that the character deserves This is a man who is out to prove nothing to the world He’s just a common man who wants to serve humanity At some level he sees his work as not something glorifying but simply as something that must be done Mysteries of the science must be solved and unsung scientists like Dipankar are at it all the time Maqbool Pankaj Kapur’s Abbaji could be a colonial cousin of The Godfather Or brother from another mother He rules the underworld with an iron fist but also takes (grudging) part in family affairs Vishal Bhardwaj’s haunting tribute to Macbeth Maqbool contains some of the finest performances Just read its credit – Irrfan Khan Tabu Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah And yet it is Pankaj Kapur’s show all the way The film could well have been titled Abbaji and not Maqbool played by the fiery-eyed Irrfan Khan who will be seduced by Tabu at dargahs and mehfils to kill the Don The ‘gilori’ scene is a highlight of the film Kapur’s menace is visible a seething anger but expressed through his trademark deadpan expression The Blue Umbrella Vishal Bhardwaj’s return to children’s territory after Makdee The Blue Umbrella based on a Ruskin Bond short story is a fable Kapur plays a shopkeeper who falls in love with a blue umbrella owned by a little girl and wants to possess it To do so he steals it So powerful was Kapur’s performance that it drew universal acclaim from critics In his review Rajeev Masand couldn’t stop admiring Kapur’s vast talent “If there’s one reason to watch Blue Umbrella then that reason is Pankaj Kapur who plays Nandu the shopkeeper so perfectly he brings that character to life in front of your eyes His look his body language his accent his dialogue delivery it’s all first-class This is what you call acting and Pankaj Kapur’s performance in Blue Umbrella is like a textbook for young actors” Office Office Mussaddilal is a common man straight out of a RK Laxman cartoon But his problems always land him in uncommon troubles A laugh riot Kapur delivered episode after episode a marvelous performance with a straight face There’s no slapstick here Just classic Pankaj Kapur deadpan humour The show’s strong writing and performances remind you of the Doordarshan days Though it’s off air the show continues to have fans and has developed a cult following over the years thanks to Kapur and his hilarious antics For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBeijing: Hours ahead of the international tribunal’s verdict on the Philippines’ petition challenging China’s claims in the disputed South China Sea Beijing on Tuesday said it will not recognise the decision nor will it receive copies of the judgement Representational image Reuters "It is true that we do not recognise and accept the so called arbitration We will have no legal connection with the arbitral tribunal and we will not accept whatever materials it provides" Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told media here as the five-member tribunal appointed by thePermanent Court of Arbitration is set to deliver its judgment on Tuesday He was responding to a question on whether China will receive the judgement copies which the tribunal said will be provided to the concerned parties early before releasing it to the media China has boycotted the tribunal ever since Philippines filed the petition in The Hague international court China claims almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea but its claim is firmly contested by the Philippines Vietnam Malaysia Brunei and Taiwan which have overlapping claims over the area Washington: A top US lawmaker has alleged that China was helping Pakistan with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and claimed that it was also engaged in bullying its neighbours in Asia "They (China) are thieves They steal our intellectual property Cyber attacks I believe they’re responsible for those they’re bullying Asia trying to make new sovereign territory in the South China Sea and then claim the area around it" Congressman Ted Poe alleged during a Congressional hearing on Asia on Thursday "They’re helping Pakistan with ICBMs and then you get to human rights they’re the worst offender I think in the world" he alleged "They persecute Christians and other religious minorities and then they have this practice of putting people they don’t like like the Falun Gong in prison and charging them with trumped-up political crimes and then harvesting their body organs and sell those on the marketplace" he said "That’s probably the worst type of crime in the world in my opinion" Poe said during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Challenges and Opportunities in Asia Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified before the committee but did not respond to the allegation of Poe that China is helping Pakistan with intercontinental ballistic missile Representational image AFP Earlier this week Poe and Congressman Mike Rogers in a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sought more information on report that China has enabled a Pakistani nuclear missile capability Rogers is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Ted Poe is Chairman of Subcommittee on Terrorism Non-proliferation and Trade In their letter Rogers and Poe referred to a recent research by well know Chinese military technology expert Richard Fisher who has noted the design similarities between the Shaheen III TEL (transporter erector launcher) the Sanjiang Special Vehicle Corporation of the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) WS51200 TEL and a Chinese provided TEL North Korea’s new KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) This led Fisher to conclude "CASIC has again enabled a Pakistani nuclear missile capability" the two lawmakers wrote in their letter to Kerry Carter and Clapper "We are deeply concerned that the TEL displayed in Pakistan was acquired from China" Rogers and Poe said in the two-page letter The transfer of an item as advanced and significant as a TEL even if only transferred as a truck chassis known to be capable of modification to a TEL would require the approval from the highest levels of China’s government if not also the People’s Liberation Army they noted "Such cooperation between the governments of Pakistan and China would represent a threat to the national security of the United States and its allies" Rogers and Poe said and asked a set of six questions to the Obama Administration "Is there any evidence that China or Chinese entities have supplied TELs or trucks capable of being modified to TELs for a Pakistani medium-range nuclear ballistic missile If so how many And when did the Administration learn of the possibility that such TELs would be transferred to Pakistan And of the transfer(s)" they asked "What if anything has the Administration done to ensure China halts such cooperation and demands the return of these TELs What entities in Pakistan and in China were conduits for the transfer of funding involved in this transfer" the lawmakers asked

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