Monday, April 22, 2019
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/economic-growth-continues-to-falter/1202361 Economic growth sputters. . . — By RN Bhaskar | Jan 11, 2018 07:30 am So it is finally official.  For the second year in a row, India’s GVA (Gross Value Added) growth has slowed down.  It went up during 2015-16. It appeared...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/bad-loans-advantage-nbfcs-private-banks-r-n-bhaskar/1300805 Growth times for NBFCs and private banks — By RN Bhaskar | Jun 21, 2018 Last week, in his annual letter to shareholders of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak, managing director, stated that private sector banks could increase their market share to as...
R N Bhaskar 13 July 2015 There are signs of gloom.  People have already begun grumbling, even accusing the government of causing a slowdown. A major pointer is the dipping flow of investments into India. Is the Indian economy sinking? Maybe not....
Nothing like the sun India has finally begun to make its mark in solar energy (see chart). Significantly, as was the case with Germany, solar power costs have been falling year on year.  It is worth recalling that it was Germany(http://dnai.in/bj4W)...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/tourism-is-desirable-but-not-easily-captured-r-n-bhaskar/947530 Tourism desirable, but problems persist By any yardstick, the numbers look impressive. There has been an impressive growth in tourism. According to the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2015 of the World Economic Forum (WEF), India’s rank climbed up 13 Places...
The stench of bribery is up in the air once again. This time, it is disclosure that a US company, Louis Berger, paid bribes to two Goa legislators to win a contract. At least one of them has been...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/rn-bhaskar-relevance-of-amul-in-indias-page-part-1/742104 Relevance of Amul in India’s page – Part 1 — By RN Bhaskar | Dec 24, 2015 12:08 am All through the 1980s, Verghese Kurien, the “Milkman of India” kept telling people that this country had a natural strategic advantage with milk...
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/nirp-and-the-rosy-indian-economy/862987 How India has avoided the dangers of NIRP Unexpectedly, and sadly, you hear some people clamouring for the removal of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, Raghuram Rajan.  But there an equally insistent – and numerically superior – group which...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/rn-bhaskar-right-to-die-with-dignity-busting-myths/762536 Right to die with dignity: Busting myths — By FPJ Bureau | Jan 21, 2016 12:21 am Last week, the Supreme Court (SC) of India resurrected the debate on euthanasia. The topic had seared the conscience of the nation when, in March...