Saturday, February 23, 2019
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/environment/opinion-govt-must-not-look-the-other-way-at-these-rat-hole-mines-3351001.html The Meghalaya mining disaster shows how the country has woken up again to the proliferation of illegal mines RN Bhaskar -- Jan 03, 2019 Even as this article is being written, rescue operations are underway to evacuate the 15 miners trapped...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/opinion-govt-missing-he-big-picture-in-its-electric-vehicle-policy-3332341.html/amp?__twitter_impression=true A sad fragmented policy for a rapidly changing electric vehicle sector RN Bhaskar – 28 Dec 2018 The push for electric mobility charging stations will first be rolled out in cities with a population of greater than 4 million. The rollout...
https://www.firstpost.com/business/india-2019-govt-should-propel-growth-in-infra-renewable-energy-sector-to-ease-unemployment-pain-5803401.html/amp?__twitter_impression=true India 2019: what the future beckons for the country RN Bhaskar -- Dec 28, 2018 It is ironic that one should be wishing each other a Happy New Year, when most economists are agreed that 2019 could be a very turbulent...
https://www.firstpost.com/business/creation-of-jobs-improving-judicial-adjudication-and-bringing-in-foreign-investment-to-remain-concerns-in-2019-5791051.html The year that was – dreams, prayers and promises -- jobs, adjudication, FDI RN Bhaskar -- December 26, 2017 When one thinks of the past year, one must see it as a culmination of the four years gone by – when...
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...
https://www.firstpost.com/india/gujarat-power-bill-waiver-beginning-of-downward-spiral-towards-bankruptcy-india-needs-to-check-frenzy-of-freebies-5761821.html   Gujarat power bill waiver: a downward spiral towards bankruptcy RN Bhaskar -- 20 Dec, 2018 Few were prepared for the announcement. On Tuesday, the BJP-led government in Gujarat announced that it would waive off electricity bills of connection holders in rural...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/storm-clouds-gather-on-indias-economic-front/1418661 India's economic front could face terribly turbulent times RN Bhaskar -- 20 December 2018 It is not often that one gets decent data on India’s economic performance.  Even annexures to replies to Lok Sabha statements are not available any more.  Hence...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/uncategorized/vpm-trust-chairman-vijay-bedekar-india-needs-a-forward-looking-visionary-in-education/1416360 VPM's Bedekar has big plans for education written by R N Bhaskar and Jescilia Karayamparambil. December 17, 2018   Thane-based Vidya Prasarak Mandal (VPM) came into existence in August 1935. It has immovable assets of over Rs 12 crore. VPM has...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/opinion-brace-for-economic-slowdown-after-2019-lok-sabha-polls-3289271.html/amp?__twitter_impression=true Economic slowdown in India even further post-elections RN Bhaskar - Dec 14, 2018 One set of elections are over.  The results have confounded many.  Psyphologists are still trying to make sense of what happened and why. The big one – the...
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...