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Ashok Gulati

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Harvesting water: Technology vs policy

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Ashok Gulati (Reuters) A one-week delay in Indian monsoon showed how precarious our situation is on the water front. The images that BBC and CNN telecasted across the world showed thousands of Chennai residents running after water tankers to get a bucket of wa... More »

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What Modi needs to do to spur agri-trade

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Ashok Gulati As per the latest report of the National Statistical Office (NSO), released on May 31, the Gross Value Added (GVA) at basic prices (2011-12 prices) for fourth quarter (Q4) of FY19 has slumped to 5.7% for the overall economy, 3.1% for manufacturing... More »

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Why Modi must now sow agri-marketing reforms

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Ashok Gulati Kudos to prime minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and their charged battery of karyakartas (party workers) for this historic victory in the parliamentary elections! This is the biggest feat of democracy on earth, convincingly won by the BJP/NDA. We... More »

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Cow and cane: Will they become PM Modi’s pain?

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Ashok Gulati If one wants to know about the quality of our evolving democracy, one must watch the ongoing election campaign in India. It is great fun too. And nothing is more interesting than tracking it in Uttar Pradesh (UP), where the real political battle i... More »