Thursday, November 21, 2019
http://www.forbesindia.com/article/independence-special-2019/india-in-the-1980s-the-lull-that-shaped-the-storm/54779/1 How the 1980s changed India almost entirely RN Bhaskar  -- Aug 12, 2019 (the pdf version can be obtained from 2019-07_Forbes-India-The-1980s) Few people realise how dramatically the 1980s transformed India.  It was accidental, true.  But the change was cataclysmic with tremors shaking...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/indias-5-trillion-economy-plans-looks-good-on-paper-but-it-needs-to-address-gaps-4180721.html India's $5 trillion-economy: great idea, but the deliverables are missing RN Bhaskar – 8 July 2019 On paper, the government has great plans.  It wants to focus on Make in India and propel the country to a $5 trillion economy within...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/how-two-villages-harnessed-solar-pumps-to-create-incomes-for-farmers-conserve-groundwater-4381161.html Harnessing solar pumps to create additional incomes for farmers RN Bhaskar  --  Aug 28, 2019 This is a story of a brilliant concept that NDDB came up with – along the state power distribution company (discom) – which has become a...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/interviews/israel-water-authority-spokesperson-uri-schor-we-ensure-over-50-of-water-available-is-man-made Interview -- Uri Schor, Spokesperson, Israel Water Authority Managing a miracle called water in Israel and the world RN Bhaskar – September 7, 2019 Few countries in the world understand water as well as Israel does.  It has managed to survive and...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/introduce-the-cash-for-clunkers-policy-soon Revive the economy with speedy judicial redressal and a scrapped vehicle policy RN Bhaskar – 5 September, 2019 Last fortnight, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures that she thought would galvanise the economy. Among them was a roll-back...
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.firstpost.com/business/union-budget-2019-will-finance-minister-nirmala-sitharaman-be-able-to-salvage-the-agriculture-sector-6872501.html Union Budget 2019: Will the Union Budget salvage the agriculture sector? RN Bhaskar – June 24, 2019 Within a few weeks, the government will unveil its financial programmes for India.  This time the budget will be watched more keenly than at...
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/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...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/budget-2019-from-power-to-powerlessness-risks-are-real-4081751.html Union Budget 2019: How to stop the country from going from power to powerlessness RN Bhaskar  -- June 10, 2019 The countdown has begun.  Most marketmen have begun looking to the next budget proposals – the first to be announced by...