Friday, December 13, 2019
https://www.freepressjournal.in/interviews/gold-has-become-more-alluring-than-ever-before PR Somasundaram-WGC-Gold requires one regulatory body Tales around gold have always fascinated people. And as the price moves higher, or promises to climb, the fascination with gold grows stronger. Free Press Journal’s Jescilia Karayamparambil and RN Bhaskar spoke to World...
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...
A variant of this article appeared at Moneycontrol (https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/policy/the-government-should-set-an-example-to-the-private-sector-on-corporate-governance-4599811.html) Good governance must begin with the government RN Bhaskar – 25 October, 2019 In July 2019, the government passed the The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019. It also pointed to the rule book and...
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...