Saturday, February 23, 2019
https://www.firstpost.com/india/meghalaya-mine-tragedy-despite-large-scale-exploitation-successive-govts-colluded-in-concealing-illegal-mining-in-north-east-5857011.html How successive government colluded in concealing illegal mining – especially in the North East RN Bhaskar -- 8 January 2019 Illegal mining is like slavery.  People can justify them with specious logic – as Karl Popper would have loved to explain...
The stench of bribery is up in the air once again. This time, it is disclosure that a US company, Louis Berger, paid bribes to two Goa legislators to win a contract. At least one of them has been...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/opinion-for-farmers-to-make-money-the-government-should-move-out-of-procurement-2830791.html Farming, politicians and pricing Why can’t the government benchmark farmer incomes as a percentage of market prices? Why can’t the Verghese Kurien formula be extended to all crops? RN Bhaskar -- Aug 10, 2018  The Narendra Modi government had declared doubling farmers’...
http://www.firstpost.com/india/state-created-vacuum-of-real-spiritual-leaders-helped-flourish-self-styled-gurus-like-gurmeet-ram-rahim-4015111.html Gurmeet Singh fallout: Govt creates a vacuum for entrepreneur-gurus to flourish in RN BhaskarSep, 06 2017 20:10:32 IST Also read Part I: http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/09/should-governments-be-promoting-religion/ and Part III: http://www.asiaconverge.com/2017/09/should-governments-be-promoting-religion/ Look around everywhere.  The number of gurus in India is increasing each year. Many of these gurus are later...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-policy-watch-spectre-of-unemployment-2080974 Spectre of unemployment Monday, 27 April 2015 - 8:22am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dn R N Bhaskar A time bomb is ticking away — over 300 million jobs needed within this decade Prime Minister Modi has just returned from a successful...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/comment-maharashtras-milk-of-human-unkindness-2741051.html Maharashtra's unwillingness to have a fair policy on milk It is sad that the state government has not come out with the facts before either the farmers or the public. It must explain why Maharashtra's private dairies and cooperatives cannot...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-sibal-s-kiss-of-death-1385602 Thursday, 20 May 2010 The RTE and the foreign universities could ensure the collapse of school and higher education. Kapil Sibal, the Union minister for human resources development (HRD), is a man in a hurry.  That could explain why he has...
How to give India's gold a better glow yet make it part of a "Make in India" movement You can download the full report from here: Gold is one of the oldest industries in India employing almost 3.5 million people. But its...
http://www.firstpost.com/india/bribery-in-india-how-to-minimise-bribe-giving-and-taking-2818398.html Bribery in India: It can be minimised This is the second and final part of a series on bribery. The first part examined a variety of scenarios wherein Indian laws can be seen to be protecting and promoting bribery and...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india/sberbank-in-india-from-russia-with-love/1051218 SBERBANK: Russia's biggest bank consolidates its position in India — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 13, 2017 12:33 pm Established in 1841, and having evolved into one of the most modern and formidable banks in the world today, SBERBANK boasts of 16,342 branches...