Wednesday, August 21, 2019
http://www.freepressjournal.in/can-evidence-be-kept-alive-indefinitely/ Can evidence be kept alive indefinitely? — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 05, 2015 12:00 am This is a true story about a couple in Singapore, where the wife is an entrepreneur. Each year, just before festival time, she asks her extended...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/pending-cases-and-political-criminality/http://epaper.freepressjournal.in/625996/The-Free-Press-Journal-Mumbai-Edition/29-Oct-2015?show=touch#page/10/1 Pending cases and political criminality — By R N Bhaskar | Oct 29, 2015 12:50 am There is one question most social scientists have been grappling with for ages – what is the difference between a government and the mafia? After all,...
R N Bhaskar 24 August 2015 The government is keen on strengthening Aadhaar. That will allow it to effectively implement its Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) programme across the country. But there is a gaping hole in the entire process.  India has been...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/does-anybody-care-for-the-dead/679682 Oct 08, 2015 12:16 am The Sheena Bora murder brought the issue in sharp focus. The murder of poor innocents, as part of sacrifice to the gods to appease them and to protect the interests of a mining baron...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/indias-expensive-solar-power-birth-pangs/ Oct 01, 2015 12:19 am Amidst all the euphoria about India’s tremendous progress in incremental solar power addition, there is a sudden realisation that all is not picture perfect. Not yet. The most painful part is the cost at which...
Sep 24, 2015 12:19 am Maharashtra is easily the largest consumer of electricity in India. According to estimates posted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), it is expected to consume 149,773 million units (MU) during 2015-16, the next biggest...
Nothing like the sun India has finally begun to make its mark in solar energy (see chart). Significantly, as was the case with Germany, solar power costs have been falling year on year.  It is worth recalling that it was Germany(http://dnai.in/bj4W)...
The government is keen on strengthening Aadhaar. That will allow it to effectively implement its Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) programme across the country. But there is a gaping hole in the entire process.  India has been counting only its living....
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...
R N Bhaskar 10 August 2015 The brittleness of impatience crackles. There is the familiar irritable fretfulness of politicians and industry captains as they chafe against the RBI’s reluctance to ease interest rates a bit more.  Unspoken, yet unmistakably implied, is...