Tuesday, October 22, 2019
http://www.firstpost.com/india/iit-fees-hike-jump-from-rs-90000-a-year-to-rs-2-lakh-is-still-not-high-enough-and-heres-why-2718988.html The Union ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) has just announced that the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will increase their annual tuition fees from Rs 90,000 to Rs 2 lakh. “A decision to hike the fee over two-fold...
http://www.firstpost.com/india/marathwada-drought-the-region-is-parched-impoverished-and-desperate-the-exploiters-turned-into-the-exploited-2715116.html Maharashtra is a state full of contradictions. It is a state rife with more inequality than most. And it is a state where each territory tries to exploit, and ends up feeling exploited. The cries for water and the spurt in suicides...
http://www.firstpost.com/india/with-drought-looming-maha-govt-dresses-up-budget-to-please-the-farmer-but-key-flaws-remain-2688018.html On the face of it, the government of Maharashtra has sought to bring forth a budget that is farmer friendly. It has allocated some Rs 25,000 crore for agriculture. It has introduced schemes that appear to be aimed at...
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...
Falling oil prices, remittances and jobs Feb 04, 2016 12:00 am http://www.freepressjournal.in/falling-oil-prices-remittances-and-jobs-rn-bhaskar/771956 Any which way you look at it, non-resident-Indians (NRIs) have done this country proud. With hardly any government support programme, through sheer grit and enterprise, these NRIs have ventured...
Japan eyes big ticket projects in India Finance and skill development would be key issues for projects being looked at by Japan and China In some ways, the deal with Japan for setting up India’s first bullet train was almost decided when...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/railway-lessons-for-india-with-love-from-japan/ Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan — By R N Bhaskar | Nov 26, 2015 12:09 am India once boasted of having one of the largest railway networks in the world – thanks to the British. But it slipped in...
This article appeared in Business India -- edition dated 23 November - 6 December.  It can be found on page nos 78 and 79 of that edition. The pdf version can be got from here 2015-11-23_BusinessIndia_Japan-Financing-structures In the Goldilocks zone By...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india-has-begun-to-make-waves/ India has begun to make waves — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 11, 2015 01:11 am There’s a lot going on in media nowadays that makes one believe that India is going downhill. It could be an orchestrated approach to malign the...

This artickle appeared in the 9-23 November 2015 edition of Business India on page Nos. 64-65. The pdf version of the article can be downloaded from here: 2015-11-09_BusinesssIndia-Covestro Bayer spawns Covestro -- and a star is born Covestro plans to carry...