Tuesday, July 7, 2020
http://www.firstpost.com/business/pulse-prices-crash-why-its-a-case-of-misdirected-focus-by-the-policymakers-3421912.html Pulse of the nation - I A story of misdirected focus, funds and fallacies RN BhaskarMay, 04 2017 13:49:13 IST The issue of pulses is high on every politician’s mind. There have been at least five statements on the issue of pulses...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/digitisation-epayments-in-big-mess-with-no-regulation-in-place-customers-face-the-risk-of-scams-3420722.html The Watal report is forgotten; and the government permits epayment scams RN BhaskarMay, 03 2017 12:20:12 IST On 23 August, 2016, the government of India formally announced the formation of the Watal Committee (see pix).  On 1 September, the government issued...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/shift-to-cashless-are-mumbai-municipalitys-finance-it-depts-hoodwinking-citizens-3411040.html Are MCGM’s finance and IT departments hoodwinking the corporation and citizens? RN BhaskarApr, 28 2017 15:27:45 IST The government of India is rooting for digitisation and financial transparency.  Both are laudable objectives.  Almost every government department has been exhorted to enable...
http://www.firstpost.com/india/sukma-maoist-attack-malaise-of-naxal-violence-lies-deep-in-illegal-mining-and-political-funding-3408728.html Sukma killing, illegal mining, naxal violence and political funding RN BhaskarApr, 27 2017 16:53:00 IST On 24 April, Maoist terrorists killed 25 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) men in the latest atrocity in Sukma district in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh....
http://www.firstpost.com/business/petrol-pumps-to-remain-shut-on-sundays-fuel-conscious-or-merely-money-conscious-3394038.html RN Bhaskar   Apr, 20 2017 10:55:48 IST Petrol pumps take a holiday - why? Last week, petrol pumps in India announced that they would shut shops every Sunday. The move was unprecedented. Unlike most other establishments which have always enjoyed a day...
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...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india/rn-bhaskar-india-russia-friends-for-70-years/1051178 India-Russia: Friends for 70 Years — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 13, 2017 12:05 pm Soviet Ambassador Kirill Novikov arriving in New Delhi 1947 to establish formal diplomatic relations with India It was in Goa, India, that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and India’s Prime...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india/rn-bhaskar-india-russia-friends-for-70-years/1051178 India-Russia ties have strengthened over time — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 13, 2017 12:05 pm It was in Goa, India, that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted a joint statement ‘partnership for global peace and stability’...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/the-great-indian-irony-farmers-starve-while-politicians-agriculture-income-continue-to-rise-3360212.html Loan waivers, farmer suicides, private wealth and public starvation RN BhaskarMar, 30 2017 16:56:33 IST There is something horrible, almost Kafka-esque, that is taking place in Maharashtra. Politicians across the spectrum have been demanding loan waivers.  When a banker cautions against erosion...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/jobs-at-risk-is-india-prepared-for-huge-unemployment-or-is-it-blissfully-sleeping-3353496.html Is your job at risk? RN BhaskarMar, 27 2017 08:32:18 IST There’s a buzz about robotics everywhere.  People are already talking about – and experimenting with – driverless cars.  Then there is further talk about robotics – about how they could...