Friday, April 27, 2018
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/is-india-emerging-as-aircraft-repair-hub-r-n-bhaskar/1255629 Will the govt allow India's AIESL to emerge as Asia's aircraft repair hub? — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 12, 2018 Last month, the government announced that it had appointed the consultancy firm EY as the transaction advisor for Air India’s strategic sale...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/business-with-thailand-could-grow-faster/1250669 Indians begin to look at Thailand for locating their businesses there — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 05, 2018 08:22 am Thailand is not unfamiliar to most Indian businessmen. The Aditya Birla group was one of the first to discover the advantages of investing...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/lessons-india-can-learn-from-thailand-r-n-bhaskar/1246406 Thailand pursues economic development aggressively — By RN Bhaskar | Mar 29, 2018 08:00 am India began talking about Make in India since 2014.  And it has been talking about India becoming the hub of innovation for several decades now. But quietly, and...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/psus-when-a-promise-is-not-a-promise-r-n-bhaskar/1242051 PSUs: Promises forgotten, rules ignored — By RN Bhaskar | Mar 22, 2018 08:17 am On March 13, 2018, the Parliament’s Lower House, the Lok Sabha, passed without debate two finance bills and 218 amendments. These included funding demands from 99 government...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/india-could-be-promoting-mass-labour-vulnerability/1221549 Labour has been seeking shelter in the informal sector which could pose problems — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 15, 2018 08:20 am The prime minister has lauded the efforts of people to seek out some form of self-employment.  One example he...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/indias-gdp-growth-isnt-as-good-as-it-seems/1225536 So you thought India's GDP growth is good! — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 22, 2018 08:29 am In the recently tabled Economic Survey 2018, the government noted that “A series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/india-harms-its-demographic-dividend/1217369 India ignores its demographic dividend — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 08, 2018 07:53 am One would have thought that any government that was keen on improving the lot of its people would have focussed on two critical areas – education and...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/budget-2018-the-spirit-is-quite-willing-but-the-flesh-is-terribly-weak/1214090 Budget 2018 is high on intent, but weak on the underpinnings — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 02, 2018 11:27 am As Budgets go, this budget could mark a watershed. It has all the ingredients India needs. It talks about ways to...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/foreign-direct-investment-good-news-and-bad/1213111 Anxious times for India's FDI — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 01, 2018 07:43 am On 22 January UNCTAD announced that global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI)  had fallen by 16% in 2017 to an estimated US$1.52 trillion, from a revised US$1.81...
http://freepressjournal.in/editorspick/will-fossil-fuels-see-a-decline-in-coming-decade/1209623 Fossil fuels may march into the sunset — By RN Bhaskar | Jan 25, 2018 08:23 am   Will fossil fuels see a decline in the coming decade? RN Bhaskar In October last year, Dharmendra Pradhan, Union minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG); Minister...