Uttam Gupta

Uttam Gupta

Cure worse than  the disease

Cure worse than the disease

Saturday, 13 October 2018 | Uttam Gupta

The Maharashtra Government’s bid to ensure good crop price for farmers is laudable but this must not be done by excessively penalising errant traders. Other options must be explored In August, the Devendra Fadnavis Government approved several amendments to the Maharashtra Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development & Regulation) Act, 1963, to bring...

Fledgling fertiliser reforms

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Uttam Gupta

Successive Governments have lamented an increase in fertiliser subsidy and its destabilising effect on the fiscal situation. Yet, they have failed to address the real issue The price of domestic gas has been increased from the existing $ 2.89  per million British thermal unit (mmBtu) on net calorific value basis to...

Another empty promise to farmers?

Monday, 19 March 2018 | Uttam Gupta

The Government’s commitment to ensure a MSP for crops that is equal to 1.5 times the cost of production is much ado about nothing. Interests of farmers are well protected under the existing mechanism of fixing MSP. The need is to focus on ensuring that they get it on ground...

Public stockholding is a priority issue

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 | Uttam Gupta

India's current aggregate measurement support must not lull us into a state of complacency as the scenario may change, putting us in a vulnerable zone. Hence, the focus has to be on changing the rules of the game to make them fair and equitable The 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial...

State Editions

BJD: Jealous BJP politicising Titli

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Naveen No. 1 choice as CM: Survey

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

NIMER math training camp from Oct 16

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ex-Services League holds convention

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Repatriate Odia youth to native land’

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Rapid prototyping camp ends at DAV CSpur

15 October 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

OddlyEnough

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

'Ganesh vandana made on a lark with tune in mind'

14 October 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Happiness in your hands

14 October 2018 | Dr Meenal Sharma Jagtap | Agenda

WeeklyNatter

14 October 2018 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Sky is the limit

14 October 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Briefly Speaking

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda