Uttam Gupta

Uttam Gupta

A system failure

A system failure

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The bailout given to Yes Bank, using public money, emboldens banks to continue with their game plan. The Govt and the RBI must do everything to give a body blow to this attitude Much before the crisis at the beleaguered Yes Bank reached a flashpoint [when the Reserve Bank of India...

Can invisible hand work?

Can invisible hand work?

Saturday, 01 February 2020 | Uttam Gupta

Seen from an economist’s perspective, the Economic Survey looks eloquent. But  execution could run into a logjam as politicians are prone to controlling the consumer The Economic Survey for 2019-20 has been prepared by the Chief Economic Advisor, Dr K Subramanian, keeping the ambitious target of achieving the $ 5 trillion...

Powerless discoms

Powerless discoms

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The house must be set in order, else this will have catastrophic consequences for power producers, banks, States and Modi's plans to supply electricity to every household Even as there are incessant promises from the ruling establishment of electrifying all villages in the country and making power available to each and...

Act, before it is too late

Act, before it is too late

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | Uttam Gupta

Taking a ‘fair’ and ‘realistic’ view of all receipts and expenditure of the Govt, its fiscal deficit is turning out to be almost double the three per cent target sought by the NK Singh panel Having achieved the fiscal deficit (FD) target for three years in a row, the Narendra Modi...

Solve a contentious issue

Solve a contentious issue

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The unabsorbed input tax credit dilemma in the Goods and Services Tax is something that the Council needs to address urgently In the backdrop of the collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) not coming up to the expected level and the consequential inability of the Central Government to meet its...

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The Return of Delhi Smog

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Dauntless picks

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Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

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‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer