Sunday, June 25, 2017
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...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-states-amazing-feat-of-de-risking-farmers/1073810 How did Maharashtra manage to de-risk farmers? — By RN Bhaskar | May 25, 2017 07:27 am Maharashtra is a rich state where its farmers are poor. And it isn’t because they don’t get loan waivers.  Farmers remain poor primarily because they’ve been...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-world-poverty-clock-pointers-for-india/1069774 India could learn a few things from the World Poverty Clock — By RN Bhaskar | May 18, 2017 08:13 am Asia could be getting out of poverty faster than many countries in the developing world.  This -- and a great deal of...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-rera-becomes-real-will-the-customer-still-be-king/1066031 Will diluted forms of RERA work? — By RN Bhaskar | May 11, 2017 07:48 am It was a concept that was being spoken of almost nine years ago.  Finally, this government has made it happen.  Nobody thought that the real-estate-developer lobby could...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-the-war-over-e-payments-and-digitisation/1062135 Policy watch The Watal report: The war over epayments and digitisation Rn bhaskar There is a unspoken of war within the government.  Everybody wants to take charge of epayments and digitisation. But none wants to take up owning responsibility Look at the facts. ...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-maharashtra-haven-for-illegal-mining-political-funding/1058507 Maharashtra – illegal mining and political funding — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 27, 2017 09:22 am The immediate provocation for this article was a recent discussion on illegal sand mining organized jointly by Moneylife and Awaaz Foundation last fortnight. At the discussion,...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-futures-in-diamonds-is-sebi-promoting-a-scam/1054949 Diamond futures and SEBI's blind spot — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 20, 2017 09:34 am On Tuesday, January 10, the Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) came out with a statement (www.icexindia.com/pdf/10012017_RE.pdf) informing people that it was planning to launch three futures contracts for...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-how-to-plan-for-paid-parking-and-paid-hawking/1051060 A suggestion for solving Mumbai's problems of parking and hawking — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 13, 2017 09:40 am There’s a great deal of heat and dust in Mumbai.  And it is not only on account of the weather.  One of the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-uday-and-the-politics-of-appeasement-and-largesse/1047188 UDAY is doomed to fail, unless subsidies can first be controlled — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 06, 2017 09:11 am In November 2015, the Union government launched the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). It was a program aimed at financial turnaround and...