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Ashok Gulati

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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 »

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Why budget relief a drop in the ocean for farm distress

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Ashok Gulati Illustration: Shyam Kumar Prasad Farmers’ hopes for a meaningful package from Modi government have evaporated with the announcement in the Union Budget 2019—Rs6000 per annum direct income support to small and marginal farmers seems like a drop in ... More »