Wednesday, April 8, 2020
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/who-is-a-voter-pray-tell-us Who is a voter, pray? RN Bhaskar  --  9 January 2020 Battle-lines are drawn between those who object to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and those who support it.  The roots of the CAA lie in the Assam Accord, which was...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-power-drain-in-india-by-rnbhaskar The mismanagement of power in India RN Bhaskar – 02 January, 2020 The sins of the past are finally catching up with the power sector.  The energy situation has worsened, and could get worse, as policymakers hurtle from one blunder to...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-case-for-bullion-banking-in-india Will the government allow bullion banking in India? RN Bhaskar  --  26 December 2019 India has been myopic about so many things.  One of them, tragically, is gold.  It has forgotten to exploit its own mines,  It gave out licences to...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/recession-or-not-the-pain-is-for-real-rnbhaskar The economy is suffering a lot more than is being admitted Economy: Recession or not, the pain is for real RN Bhaskar – 5 December, 2019 Last week, the finance minister tried to explain why there might be a slowdown, but there...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/fpj-edit-gloom-worries-economy-watchers Signs of gloom worry economy watchers in India RN Bhaskar – 28 November 2019 The government refuses to admit this. But all the reports compiled by experts appear to suggest that the economic gloom could get darker in the coming months. ...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/china-wants-the-world-to-sit-up-and-listen-to-it China prepares itself for the future RN Bhaskar -- 21 November 2019 In some ways, China has suddenly woken up to the need to let the world know how big its plans really are.  Hitherto it let is performance do the...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/urgent-need-for-gold-reforms Gold reforms are being delayed. Why? RN Bhaskar  -- 14 November, 2019 Last week, on Nov 5, 2019, this publication, in association with BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) held a conference on The increasing allure of gold. As discussions continued, each panellist spoke...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/good-governance-begins-at-home-itself India's problem with governance RN Bhaskar – 07 November, 2019 In July 2019, the government passed the The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019. It also pointed to the rule book and to the penalties that could be levied in case corporate governance...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/is-the-telecommunications-sector-being-skewered The decimation of the Indian telecom sector? RN Bhaskar  -- October 31, 2019 Do policymakers in India secretly harbor a death-wish? The question was uppermost in the minds of most people immediately after the Supreme Court’s ruling last week (https://clpr.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cellular-Operators-v.-TRAI.pdf)  that...
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...