Wednesday, November 13, 2019
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/how-the-governments-gold-policies-make-indias-neighbours-richer-and-this-country-itself-poorer-4574121.html India's gold policies have impoverished the country RN Bhaskar -- Oct 25 2019 In 2013, P Chidambaram decided to impose a 10% import duty on gold (https://in.reuters.com/article/india-tax-finmin/gold-duty-raised-to-record-10-percent-as-imports-revive-idINDEE97C03J20130813).  The finance minister was quite savvy about the way financial markets work. He knew too...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/interviews/goodness-at-the-grassroots Priti Adani focusses on the grassroots 21 October, 2019 A good corporate enterprise is not just about an organisation with a business plan and one which generates profits.  It is also one which touches people’s lives – starting from those who...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/policy/india-china-relations-need-to-be-given-more-time-and-attention-4532101.html India-China relations - lots of potential there, but . . . RN Bhaskar – 14 October, 2019 The Modi-Xi talks in Mahabalipuram are over.  Officially, the talks have been a success, and will pave the way to better understanding, more trade...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/david-sassoon-the-biggest-wealth-generator-in-bombay-4523271.html Recalling the legacy of David Sassoon to Mumbai RN Bhaskar -- 12 October, 2019 To understand more about David Sassoon, one has to go back in history to the origins of Bombay – now Mumbai. As history books tell it, Bombay comprised...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/india-needs-to-re-think-at-least-five-policies-in-respect-of-waste-management-4510371.html India is wrong about waste management in at least five ways RN Bhaskar  --  9 October, 2019 For the last few years, Indian politicians like to rail and rant against the use of plastic. Some states have even gone to the...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/russia-and-india-have-begun-to-tango-here-is-why-pm-modis-moscow-visit-is-critical-4472911.html/amp Russia and India have begun to tango RN Bhaskar – 25 Sept 2019 Last week, all news wires were full of developments on the India-Russia front. There was information that India and Russia had tied up to activate a maritime route...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/cattle-semen-and-breeding-is-a-story-that-india-should-be-proud-of-4473131.html/amp The growth and growth of the cattle semen industry in India RN Bhaskar --  Sep 25, 2019 During the past 25 years, the cattle semen industry in India has been growing by leaps and bound.  In 1995 India produced around 13...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/the-little-known-story-of-once-private-syndicate-bank-which-started-with-a-25-paise-deposit-4422221.html A requiem for Syndicate Bank RN Bhaskar – September 10, 2019 On 23 August 2019, ostensibly in an attempt to make Indian banks stronger and better governed, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the mergers of the following banks: As a part of...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/water-conservation-what-can-india-learn-from-israels-expertise-4411021.html Uri Schor talks about water management in Israel As Israel had little water, it had to remind its people that water was a miracle. R.N.Bhaskar – September 7, 2019 Lately, water has begun to obsess India. However, the sense of urgency has...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/interviews/israel-water-authority-spokesperson-uri-schor-we-ensure-over-50-of-water-available-is-man-made Interview -- Uri Schor, Spokesperson, Israel Water Authority Managing a miracle called water in Israel and the world RN Bhaskar – September 7, 2019 Few countries in the world understand water as well as Israel does.  It has managed to survive and...