Saturday, July 11, 2020
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/analysis-policy-watch-converting-waste-into-energy-can-spell-end-of-garbage-mafia-2009622 Waste-management: Converting waste to energy can spell end of garbage mafia It is quite possible that Bangalore could set the stage for a national policy on waste management. It was, after all, this city's municipal corporation (Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, or...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/pending-cases-and-political-criminality/http://epaper.freepressjournal.in/625996/The-Free-Press-Journal-Mumbai-Edition/29-Oct-2015?show=touch#page/10/1 Pending cases and political criminality — By R N Bhaskar | Oct 29, 2015 12:50 am There is one question most social scientists have been grappling with for ages – what is the difference between a government and the mafia? After all,...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/lost-opportunities-fading-visionudget2020: lost opportunities, fading vision Budget2020: Great expectations; big disappointment RN Bhaskar  --  6 Feb 2020 Hopes of reviving the economy appear to have faded.  There were so many things the government could have done.  Rooftop solar which reduces import bills and...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gst-government-corruption-two-ticking-time-bombs-rn-bhaskar/987468 Two ticking time bombs: government corruption and GST There’s a story about a man who decided to buy some furniture in the week following the announcement of demonetisation. He went to the local shop. He identified what he wanted, and...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/why-no-transparency-in-funding-by-insurance-cos/1506508 Why is there no disclosure of investments by insurance companies? RN Bhaskar April 18, 2019 On 11 April, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (or SEBI) issued a circular (No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2019/57).  It is addressed to all  Mutual Funds...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/india-china-need-to-work-and-grow-together India-China trade could get a boost after the Modi-Xi meet RN Bhaskar – 24 October, 2019 A bit of mystery surrounds the Modi-Xi talks in Mahabalipuram.  Yes they got over on a very amicable note.  Yes, both sides said that the...
R N Bhaskar 30 March 2015 Affordable houses of 300 sq feet be provided at just Rs 3 lakh! Really? Is it possible? What about both the availability and cost of land? The sad truth is that land was never the problem....
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/great-times-ahead-for-infotainment-industry/1182960 India's media industry can do a great deal better — By RN Bhaskar | Dec 07, 2017 07:15 am It could be the industry which offers people the best of hopes; but it is an industry that could turn most cynical as...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/1906450/column-policy-watch-p-notes-the-big-money-laundering-machine P-notes: The big money laundering machine Monday, Oct 21, 2013, 9:54 IST | Agency: DNA On August 1, 2013, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) instructed foreign institutional investors (FIIs) which were seeking to hedge forex exposure relating to participatory notes...