Friday, December 13, 2019
http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/india-has-become-key-focus-area-for-netafims-ceo-ran-maidan/1022717 For Netafim, India will become a bigger market than the US — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 21, 2017 08:09 am Israel’s Netafim is the world’s largest micro-irrigation company. For several decades, the US has been its largest market. But times are changing,...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/surge-pricing-ola-uber-dgca-free-markets-tatkal-railways-2779430.html Can surge pricing be right all the time? The buzz about surge pricing can be heard almost everywhere. Suddenly, you hear ardent defenders of the surge pricing principle. At the same time, there is no dearth of people who are...
  Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/will-lithium-become-the-new-bottleneck-2476297.html Lithium is in demand.  Will it outstrip supply? Solar and wind power – even hydro power – cannot be stored. They must be consumed, or the energy is lost. That is why the battery becomes important.  And the best...
http://www.forbesindia.com/article/independence-special-2019/india-in-the-1980s-the-lull-that-shaped-the-storm/54779/1 How the 1980s changed India almost entirely RN Bhaskar  -- Aug 12, 2019 (the pdf version can be obtained from 2019-07_Forbes-India-The-1980s) Few people realise how dramatically the 1980s transformed India.  It was accidental, true.  But the change was cataclysmic with tremors shaking...
https://www.firstpost.com/india/maharashtras-repeated-attempts-to-shut-down-dance-bars-shows-govts-specious-morality-distorted-priorities-5930611.html The legislative work against dance bars is specious morality, distorted priorities, waste of public money and the worst type of moral policing RN Bhaskar -- 21 January 2019 The Supreme Court has struck down the attempts of the state government of...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/opinion-there-are-no-winners-in-farm-loan-waivers-3314251.html Moneycontrol The pestilence of farm loan-waivers Farm loan waivers represent bad economics, bad banking and promote the wrong type of social values. They end up hurting farmers RN Bhaskar – 21 Dec 2018 Raghuram Rajan, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/how-to-protect-indias-agriculture-sector-from-over-zealous-govt-functionaries-3435752.html Pulse of the nation - V Pulses and some simple ways to protect India's agriculture Part I – Introduction. Misplaced fallacies. Part 1I will talk about why wheat and rice have grabbed the politician-policymakers minds’.  And how this has pushed back focus...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/india-is-a-global-servicing-hub-for-alfa-laval-products/1117581 Alfa Laval has big plans for India — By RN Bhaskar and Rahul Nayar | Aug 08, 2017 10:14 am For over three decades, Anantha Padmanabhan has been serving Alfa Laval at various senior and leadership positions in India, Indonesia and Middle East....
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/between-smiles-and-sorrows-world-bank-forecasts-india-gdp-rise-but-raises-unemployment-concerns-2558785.html World Bank's fears and expectations about India The report says that “40 emerging market and developing economies are projected to grow more slowly in per capita terms than advanced economies, failing to narrow income gaps vis-à-vis the group of more...
https://www.firstpost.com/business/govt-should-stop-interfering-with-how-iims-should-be-run-better-focus-on-primary-secondary-education-5702601.html Leave them IIMs alone . . . . . RN Bhaskar Dec 10, 2018 There is good news and bad for the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The good news is that the government has allowed the IIMs to become independent...