Tuesday, June 25, 2019
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/does-anybody-care-for-the-dead/679682 Oct 08, 2015 12:16 am The Sheena Bora murder brought the issue in sharp focus. The murder of poor innocents, as part of sacrifice to the gods to appease them and to protect the interests of a mining baron...
R N Bhaskar 9 February 2015 On 23 January 2014, this author received a letter from the “Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities” informing him that his case had been “closed”.  He had complained about the railways not being...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/ailing-airlines-victim-of-the-governments-meddling-hand/1531739 Airlines become victims of the government’s meddling hand RN Bhaskar May 23, 2019 By now, almost every industry analyst has begun to write-off Jet Airways.  Jet had big dreams. It had benefitted from many favourable government policy decisions – right from...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india-is-encouraging-wage-disparity/ India is encouraging wage disparity — By RN Bhaskar | Dec 10, 2015 12:43 am  Last week there was a huge public outcry from some quarters when the Delhi Assembly passed a resolution allowing its legislators to get a 400% pay hike....
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-what-do-rentals-say-about-maximum-city-mumbai/1163394 Mumbai's high rentals are a sign of sickness, not health — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 02, 2017 07:04 am Ask most people about expensive cities.  They will tell you that New York is an expensive place to stay in. Or London. Or...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-solar-wobbles-ahead-2057224 Solar wobbles ahead R N Bhaskar First the good news. Cumulative solar installations in India crossed the 3 GW mark (100 Mega Watts or MW equals one GigaWatt). Figures compiled by the Mercom Capital Group show that almost 734 MW of...
R N Bhaskar February 24, 2014 India's policymakers love to talk about 'national interest'. They talk of it when they do not want to part with information. They say that it would jeopardise 'national interest'. They love to curb individual freedoms,...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/coins-judicial-overreach-or-administrative-underreach-r-n-bhaskar/920234 Does the govt have any policy for coins at all? Once again, the courts have to take charge of simple administrative decisions.  This is primarily on account of the ineptness on the part of the executive. Contributing to this flaw...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/is-india-headed-for-further-currency-depreciation/1470652 Unproductive spending could easily lead to further currency depreciation RN Bhaskar February 28, 2019 Turning and turning in a widening gyre//The falcon cannot hear the falconer.//Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold . . . . . WB Yeats, The Second Coming The...
The brittleness of impatience crackles. There is the familiar irritable fretfulness of politicians and industry captains as they chafe against the RBI’s reluctance to ease interest rates a bit more.  Unspoken, yet unmistakably implied, is the accusation that the...