Wednesday, October 18, 2017
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-absurd-posturing-of-the-anti-gm-lobby/1144327 The edible oil story in India — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 28, 2017 07:49 am The battle-lines between the proponents of pro-GM (genetically modified) mustard seed, and anti-GM lobbies are getting drawn more sharply.  Both have their arguments.  But it looks like...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/fdi%e2%80%88mixed-smoke-signals-continue-to-perplex/1140625 Will FDI finally begin to roll into India? — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 21, 2017 07:09 am If one looks back, 2014 was a year when many people had a great deal of hope and expectation.  FDI was supposed to pour into...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-fertilisers-the-industry-scenario-is-changing-rapidly/1136859 Fertilisers in India is witnessing a transformation — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 14, 2017 07:14 am If there were any doubts about how the next elections will be won, the fertiliser industry provides some good pointers. Some of the policy decisions taken...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/rn-bhaskar-code-on-wages-bill-and-dream-of-jobs-for-all/1132793 Can the Wages Code scuttle the PM’s dream of jobs-for-all? — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 07, 2017 07:41 am On 10 August 2017, the government – through the labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya -- introduced in the Lok Sabha the Code on Wages...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/finally-cruise-tourism-has-dawned-on-india-r-n-bhaskar/1129172 The dawn of cruise tourism in India — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 31, 2017 07:33 am The work actually began two years before August 8, 2017, when Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for shipping, ports and roads, unveiled his plans for cruise...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/eco-surveys-flawed-approach-towards-energy/1126691 The flawed approach of the Economic Survey towards energy — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 24, 2017 07:29 am The second volume of the Economic Survey, 2015-16 (http://indiabudget.nic.in/budget2016-2017/vol2_survey.asp) makes for very interesting reading. But its analysis of the energy sector is inadequate. Take the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-two-cheers-for-decisions-on-education/1122661 Education gets a new lease of life in India — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 17, 2017 07:03 am There are times when, in the din of sloganeering about what has gone wrong, people overlook the good that is being done.  One...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/legalise-work-permits-for-immigrants/1118599 Work-permits for migrants needed urgently — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 10, 2017 07:34 am Hatred against immigrants is not peculiar to India alone. But it is at its peak when economic conditions are harsh, and a local population looks unkindly at people...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/manufacturing-continues-to-disenchant/1114582 Manufacturing gets pushed aside in India — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 03, 2017 06:48 am The government talks about strengthening the manufacturing backbone of India.  Slogans of ‘Make in India’ continue to rent the air. Everyone talks about how this is to...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-maharashtra-opens-up-its-hinterland/1110674 Unlocking Maharashtra's wealth — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 27, 2017 07:23 am In many ways one could draw parallels between India’s Golden Quadilateral (GQ) and Maharashtra’s biggest roadway project. Christened as the Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway (NMEW) or the Samruddhi Mahamarg, this 701 km...