Thursday, August 22, 2019
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/are-the-pm-modis-key-schemes-being-sabotaged Ignoring waste management could cripple three key schemes of PM Modi RN Bhaskar -- August 1, 2019 Three schemes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are truly pathbreaking – at least where India is concerned.  One is Swachh Bharat, The other is...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/misplaced-zeal-for-environment-and-water Cities haven't yet learnt how to deal with water and the environment RN Bhaskar – 18 July, 2019 Crisis, it is believed, brings out the best – or the worst – in people.  So it was when Mumbai experienced its predictable...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/high-costs-bedevil-india Judicial delays, import duties and corruption make business a high cost affair RN Bhaskar – 11 July 2019 When Prime minister Modi won at the hustings with a thumping majority, there was a resurgence of hope.  Maybe, Modi 2.0 would be...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/water-and-waste-water-in-india India's blindness - for water and waste water RN Bhaskar  -- 4 July 2019 If one goes by news reports, it would appear that the government is trying to sort out the impending water crisis on a war footing. That is...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/india/the-taxman-can-be-a-snoop-and-extortionist-too Curb snooping and draconian powers of the taxman RN Bhaskar – 27 June, 2019 Last fortnight, the government -- in a move aimed at stanching corruption in the income tax department -- dismissed from service 12 senior income tax officers (https://www.freepressjournal.in/topnews/govt-dismisses-12-senior-i-t-officers-for-corruption-misconduct)....
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/water-tankers-can-make-messrs-vijay-mallya-nirav-modi-and-rahul-choksi-blanch Water tankers make more money that the biggest alleged scamsters RN Bhaskar -- 20 June 2019 When it comes to making money, Mumbai’s water tanker overlords could teach Messrs. Mallya, Modi and Choksi a thing or two. Water tankers make more...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/cmcm/the-way-ahead-for-economic-growth-and-jobs The priority should be economic growth and jobs RN Bhaskar  --  13 June 2019 The Indian economy is at the brink of extremely difficult times. At such times, a report from the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) titled Investment Requirements in...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/cmcm/chinas-white-paper-on-the-us-tariff-spat China-US spat threatens global trade RN Bhaskar – June 6, 2019 In 2017, China trounced Canada to become the second largest trading partner with the US. US-China trade accounted for 635 billion against $582 billion for US-Canada trade. But then Donald Trump...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/transform-india-through-jobs-wealth-generation/1536648 Wealth generation and jobs are urgently needed RN Bhaskar – May 30, 2019 The new government is in place, with a larger mandate than the previous one.  Obviously, people expect it to fulfill their aspirations. The trouble is that jobs and wealth...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/ailing-airlines-victim-of-the-governments-meddling-hand/1531739 Airlines become victims of the government’s meddling hand RN Bhaskar May 23, 2019 By now, almost every industry analyst has begun to write-off Jet Airways.  Jet had big dreams. It had benefitted from many favourable government policy decisions – right from...