Thursday, February 22, 2018
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/comment-from-pnb-to-mallya-to-farm-income-india-enables-corruption-2510203.html Does India even worry about corruption or  black money? Last week most market watchers were left stunned with wide-mouthed amazement. Two developments almost ripped apart the government’s claims that it was determined to unearth black money. RN Bhaskar -- Feb 17,...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/policy/when-will-the-budget-provisions-actually-liberate-this-yellow-metal-2507939.html Budget 2018 and gold -- a long way to go yet To understand how significant the provisions of the Budget are, one must go back in the past where gold was largely been treated only as a commodity – albeit...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/comment-how-aadhaar-and-npci-together-open-the-door-to-major-frauds-and-impersonations-2506669.html Aadhaar and NPCI have left the door open for major scams to take place Why was the UIDAI created when the same purposes (even biometric details) could have been achieved using the NPR? RN Bhaskar -- Feb 13, 2018 05:00 PM...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/comment-aadhaar-does-not-identify-it-merely-authenticates-thats-an-important-difference-2502509.html Aadhaar: does it identify or merely authenticate? Part of the problem in understanding how inadequate Aadhaar can be lies in the fact that most people cannot distinguish between authentication and identification. RN Bhaskar -- Feb 07, 2018 08:54 PM IST Aadhaar, the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/going-beyond-budget-2018-with-dea-secretary-subhash-chandra-garg/1216158 Budget 2018 is more comprehensive than people have imagined  -- says Subhash Chandra Garg This year’s Union Budget is the last budget before the 2019 general election. This could be a make or break exercise for the future of the...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/comment-plenty-of-talk-on-solar-power-but-where-are-the-policy-underpinnings-2500069.html A huge transformation of the power sector can be expected Making declarations and signing MoUs is one thing. Getting capacity augmented, and making solar power relevant to India is quite another. RN Bhaskar -- Feb 05, 2018 03:47 January was full of...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/budget-2018-great-news-on-the-farm-front-if-ground-realities-permit-2497655.html Budget 2018 -- Good farm proposals, but can they be implemented? The need to boost agriculture is understandable. After all, this is the sector that has been languishing for long. RN Bhaskar - Feb 01, 2018 06:42 PM IST The two sectors...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/budget-2018-focus-on-healthcare-is-good-but-dont-degrade-the-quality-2497317.html Budget 2018: Healthcare is needed, but where are the doctors? According to the plans announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Budget presentation, each family is covered under the new National Health Protection Scheme. RN Bhaskar - Feb 01, 2018...
Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/comment-asking-for-investments-is-good-but-can-india-guarantee-speedy-and-fair-grievance-redressal-2489553.html Speedy grievance redressal is crucial for healthy investment flows Much of the fresh investment into new projects has not taken off, even three years after Modi began wooing investors. Investors make conciliatory noises, but something keeps them away. RN Bhaskar...
Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/which-way-will-the-energy-prices-go-2486151.html Solar and wind could be the new energy sources Over the past five years, all energy costs have been subject to two unanticipated headwinds. One was the discovery of shale oil which could be recovered quite easily at average...