OPINION, P2 MIND & GAMES Who will save the Constitution? TO SAVE MILLIONS OF LIVES, A PLAN TO END TRANS FATS BY 2023 The World Health Organization has introduced an initiative to eliminate industrially-produced trans fats from foods globally Page 10 ACROSS THE AISLE, P CHIDAMBARAM Vol XVII No 30 Follow us on Twitter & Facebook. App available on App Store & Play Store WWW.FINANCIALEXPRESS.COM IDEA EXCHANGE Ajay Bhushan Pandey 'UIDAI won’t know, say, if one has a car... Even if national security is invoked, it can’t tell you this' Page 4 SPOTLIGHT SUMMERTIME STORIES NEW DELHI SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018 20 Pages, `10 (Patna `11, Raipur `10) LEISURE BEHINDTHE BANGALI FOOD PLATTER Bangali food as we know today is just a shadow at best of the authentic dishes that date back several centuries Page 9 WORDSWORTH COURSE CORRECTION That’s what the author so radically advocates for Pakistan in Reimagining Pakistan: Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State. Will it ever happen? Page 5 FINANCIALEXPRESS ON SUNDAY PUBLISHED FROM:AHMEDABAD, BENGALURU, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, HYDERABAD, KOCHI, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NEW DELHI, PUNE KARNATAKA ASSEMBLY Yeddyurappa resigns, Cong-JD(S) to form govt ● BJP skips floor test; Kumaraswamy to be sworn in as CM on Monday Eight-day drama May 12 Elections held May 15 Results announced; BJPsingle-largest party with 104 members; Cong 78, JD(S) 37 ■ Both BJP, Cong-JD(S) combine stake claim to form govt EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE Bengaluru, May 19 May 16 GovernorVajubhai Vala invites BJPto form govt ■ Cong moves SC against governor's invitation to BJP FACING INEVITABLE DEFEAT in the event of a trust vote to test his two-day-old BJP government,Karnataka’s chief minister BS Yeddyurappa opted to resign on Saturday instead of facing a confidence motion in the Karnataka legislative assembly. Yeddyurappa latersubmitted his resignation to governor Vajubhai Vala, paving the way for a JD(S)-Congress coalition government led by former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, who stated that he will take oath as chief minister on May 21.“The governor has invited me to form the government. The oath ceremony will be held on Monday between 12 noon-1 pm,” Kumaraswamy told reporters after meeting the May 16-17 SC opens doors at midnight for urgent hearing JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy and party MLAs after chief minister BS Yeddyurappa announced his resignation, in Bengaluru on Saturday PTI governor. He said the governor has given him 15 days to prove majority,“butwewill do it much before”. When the house convened on Saturday morning, 76 MLAs of the Congress, who arrived from Hyderabad, where they had been taken for ‘safekeeping’,trooped into the house along with three independent MLAs. The group ODD & EVEN QuickPicks exuded confidence that it would win the trust vote despite the absence of two MLAs — Anand Singh and Prathapgouda Patil. The JD(S) contingent of 37 MLAs, who alsoarrivedfromHyderabadin the morning, gave the Congress a few tense moments when they got a little late. Continued on Page 11 ROHNIT PHORE J&K has potential to provide electricity to country: PM PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir has the potential to not only generate electricity to meet its own needs, but also provide power to other parts of the country, reports PTI. The government is making efforts to ensure all households in the state are electrified, as the focus is to improve the existing power distribution system, Modi said. The Prime Minister said work on the 1,000-MW Pakal Dul power project in Kishtwar district will start soon. PAGE 3 ‘Build habitats, not just buildings’ Awarded the Pritzker Prize, BV Doshi calls for building homes and not houses amid rapid urbanisation GAURAB DASGUPTA New Delhi, May 19 Walmart, Flipkart deal signals churn in e-grocery ANKITA RAI New Delhi, May 19 THE $1-BILLION ONLINE gro- STANDING IN A high-rise apartment,looking at the concrete jungle all around, one questions the concept of home. What makes a house a home? Is it the habitability of the structure that makes it a livingentity?Or,doesthevalue of space take precedence over everything else? Such questions vibrate through the minds of many living in urban spaces today.As space comes at a premium, it would not be wrong to say that such vertical structures, cramped together, are a result of our miscalculations. If one asks BV Doshi, the pioneerof low-cost,affordable housing in India, the answers at least try to deconstruct our constructed realities, if not paint a crystal clear picture. Doshi was awarded the Pritzker Prize — the highest global honour for an architect and analogous to a Nobel — for his contribution to architecture in Toronto on Friday. An ardent advocate of habitats, Doshi believes his work is liveable,enjoyableandmuchmore amenable to different choices ofactivities.Heconsidershabitats and the buoyancy they bring to the lives of the people as a key pillar of his notion of architecture. “When we say something READ TO LEAD Our selection of books to keep children and young adults engrossed Pages 6-7 EXPRESS PHOTOS BY JAVED RAJA (Top) CEPTAhmedabad, designed by BV Doshi, above is living, we mean it is buoyant. When architecture becomes dynamic,it becomes habitat. If I am designing a habitat, naturally I have to think about spaces that are usable for different functions and different times. I cannot shrink them beyond a limit,” explains the Padma Shri recipient. Doshi belongs to a league of architects forwhom it is the essence of the place and not the structure in itself that matters more. But in today’s time, when space comes at a premium, one questions how can architects like him build habitats in such small spaces? Drawing comparisons with NewYork,the cityof skyscrapers, Doshi says he has built habitats in smaller spaces as well.“I have done buildings in verytight cities,like Bhadrawi in Ahmedabad. What you do when you have a tight place is to find a way to see if it has the kind of usage thatyou’re looking for,” he adds. But today, when it is all about building structures that can accommodate the burgeoning populace, what choice do architects have? “The big error is that we consider architecture in a very isolated and a narrow sense.” Continued on Page 11 cery space is all set for the big battle, with deep-pocketed players signalling expansion and strengthening of operations.ItisnotjustAmazon;Walmart’s recently-acquired 77% stake in Flipkart could lead to a larger focus on the food and grocery segment, currently led by Bigbasket with a 37-40% marketshare,followedbyAmazon,Grofers and Flipkart. In fact, grocery is touted as the fastest growing segment within e-commerce. As per RedSeerConsulting,it is growing at a CAGR of 60-70% and is expected to touch $4-5 billion in 2020. Experts see Walmart becoming the biggest disruptorinthisspaceandprovidingabigpushtoonlinegrocery retail. “Walmart is a global leader in grocerysales.Its online foray in the US is about to reach 40% of homes. Its strength in fresh grocery supply chain managementwillbethegame-changer in the category,” says N Chandramouli,CEO,TRAResearch. Continued on Page 11 ON TUESDAY THE E-GROCERY BOOM May 17 Hearing begins at 2.11 am, concludes at 5.28 am. SC refuses to stayYeddyurappa's oath-taking ceremony ■ Yeddyurappa sworn in as CM May 18 SC orders floor test on May 19 ■ Congress-JD(S) move SC, challenging decision to appoint BJP MLA KG Bopaiah as pro-tem speaker for floor test May 19 SC orders live telecast offloor test to ensure transparency May 19, 4 pm Yeddyurappa resigns Duke and Duchess of Sussex Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, exit St George's Chapel after their wedding ceremony in Windsor on Saturday Report on Page 12 REUTERS IMPORT DUTIES India drags US to WTO PRESS TRUST OF INDIA New Delhi, May 19 INDIAHAS DRAGGED the US to theWorldTradeOrganisation’s dispute settlement mechanism over the imposition of import duties on steel and aluminium, an official said. India has stated that the decision will impact exports of these products to the US and it is not in compliance with global trade norms.“India has filed a dispute under the aegis of the WTO on the issue of imposing import duties bythe US on certain steel and aluminium products,”the official said. The country has sought consultations with the US under the WTO’s dispute settlement mechanism. Seeking consultation is the first step of dispute settlement process. If the two nations are not able to reach a mutually agreed solution through consultation, India may request for a WTO dispute settlement panel to review the matter. On March 9, US President DonaldTrump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items,a move that has sparked fears of a global trade war. Continued on Page 11
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