Tuesday, August 20, 2019
http://www.firstpost.com/world/lessons-from-brexit-immigration-to-remain-one-of-the-most-debated-issues-2856770.html Brexit lesson: Don't every treat immigration casually; beware of demographic tinkering The cataclysm has happened. The die is cast. Events will now roll their painful course. Nobody knows what will actually happen. The British premier has resigned. And there is no...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/troubled-waters-who-owns-the-right-of-way-on-indias-coasts-2739121.html Cabotage and the right of way The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) wrote to the government last month, saying the move to relax cabotage 'is ill conceived' RN Bhaskar - Jul 20, 2018   Almost the entire Indian shipping industry is...
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...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/more-doles-for-the-needy-will-only-result-in-more-corruption-3838161.html More doles result in more corruption; NYAY and Ayushman could be the biggest of all scams RN Bhaskar -- 18 April 2019 Doles, freebies and giveaways are wonderful electoral offerings (https://www.firstpost.com/business/splurging-money-on-mega-welfare-schemes-sans-planning-not-wise-govt-should-find-a-way-to-make-them-productive-6154241.html).  The marginalized love them. Bleeding hearts welcome them.  But the...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-china-india-steeling-up-the-marketplace-1400885 Steel: China ups production; India ups consumption There’s a whirlwind of confusion within the Indian steel industry.  On the one hand, there is euphoria — demand for iron and steel continues to soar. And India knows that it, along with China,...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/a-trade-crisis-looms-for-india-and-how-the-sun-and-waste-can-prevent-it-3719921.html How to avert an economic slowdown and BoP using sun and waste This article is an attempt to suggest how the worsening balance of payments (BoP) situation can be remedied through sun and waste. RN Bhaskar -- March 29, 2019 Within the...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/opinion-the-increasing-relevance-of-gold-3915741.html The increasing relevance of gold RN Bhaskar -- 1 May 2019 During the past decade many central banks have opted to purchase gold and shore up their gold reserves.  This is in contrast to the previous decade when many central banks...
http://www.dnaindia.com/business/report-delhi-mumbai-corridor-will-create-new-best-in-class-cities-1510755 DMIC will change the way India thinks about cities RN Bhaskar - Feb 20, 2011, 11:26 PM IST It could be the most challenging job any executive could have taken up in recent times. As CEO and managing director of the...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/mission-paani-authorities-slip-up-badly-on-waste-management-even-water-harvesting-4204031.html Water Series #9 The govt slips up badly on waste-management, even water harvesting RN Bhaskar – July 15, 2019 Once the water is made available, it must be preserved. That is where water harvesting comes in. Then it must be protected from...
Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/trends/current-affairs-trends/how-revolutions-in-india-are-all-about-exploiting-the-poor-2443515.html Is it a revolution, or the ruthless exploitation of the poor? It is quite possible that the revolutionaries of J&K have been agitating because they have been asked to agitate. And the fact that the children of rich folk...