Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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...
 http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-government-can-easily-clean-up-gold-market-in-india/1106479 Just three steps and the govt can clean up the gold market — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 20, 2017 07:04 am   The gold market in India is in a mess.  Smuggling continues big time.  Seizure of smuggled-in-gold barely accounts for 3%...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/can-gold-be-made-less-attractive-for-smugglers-en-bhaskar/1101981 Can the government make gold a cleaner, more profitable, business in India? — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 13, 2017 07:16 am Listen carefully to the words that are constantly being uttered by government spokesmen. They talk about driving black-marketeers to the ground....
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/rn-bhaskar-neem-project-the-next-big-agro-revolution/1097354 The ‘neem’ revolution has arrived — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 06, 2017 07:26 am Rn bhaskar Prime Minister Narendra Modi often talks of “Save Water; Save Energy; Save Fertiliser”. By May 2015, in order to prevent the diversion of fertilizers for non-farm...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/rn-bhaskar-are-farmers-in-the-country-really-earning-less/1093086 Loan writeoffs: Are farmers really earning less? — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 29, 2017 07:22 am The past few weeks have distressed economists and policymakers over the way farmer-loan writeoffs have spiraled out of control.  Overnight, one of the platforms that made...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/r-n-bhaskar-india-losing-despite-onward-march-of-renewables/1089333 The onward march of renewables. . . . . . but India may lose a big opportunity — By R N Bhaskar | Jun 22, 2017 07:15 am The US has walked out of the Paris agreement for containing green house gas (GHG) emissions. ...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-energy-prices-favour-india-may-be-not-opec/1085442 Oil prices favour India, for now — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 15, 2017 07:15 am The snapping of diplomatic ties with Qatar by many Arab countries underlines the precariousness of oil politics.  Much of the Middle Eastern politics are on account of,...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-can-psus-help-improve-governments-balance-sheet/1081627 Can the government’s balance sheet be improved through revaluing PSUs? — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 08, 2017 07:50 am   The government is caught between a rock and a hard place. It wants to create jobs through massive spending on infrastructure. But...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-a-novel-way-to-resolve-the-bank-npa-issue/1078090 Is there a way to handle NPAs and yet save the Indian banking system? — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 01, 2017 06:47 am   Sometimes, it is important for finance ministers to consider the valuation approach in order to resolve the non-performing...