Monday, December 9, 2019
http://www.freepressjournal.in/indias-expensive-solar-power-birth-pangs/ Oct 01, 2015 12:19 am Amidst all the euphoria about India’s tremendous progress in incremental solar power addition, there is a sudden realisation that all is not picture perfect. Not yet. The most painful part is the cost at which...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/indias-biggest-laundromat-agriculture-r-n-bhaskar/884663 A 100 years' taxes can be found through India’s agriculture laundromat Is is Rs.2,000 lakh crore or Rs.674 lakh crore, or Rs.199 lakh crore? Any which way you look at it, the figures are disturbingly high!  But these are figures...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-states-amazing-feat-of-de-risking-farmers/1073810 How did Maharashtra manage to de-risk farmers? — By RN Bhaskar | May 25, 2017 07:27 am Maharashtra is a rich state where its farmers are poor. And it isn’t because they don’t get loan waivers.  Farmers remain poor primarily because they’ve been...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/solar-methane-await-better-days-r-n-bhaskar/889111 Solar & methane: The best days are yet to come June was a month which actually made many Indians realise the enormous opportunities that lie ahead.  Even in these politically turbulent times, India has the potential to trounce disbelievers, and...
R N Bhaskar It came in as a thunderclap. In mid-May, speaking at the Business and Climate Conference in Paris, Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Petroleum and Minerals, dropped a bombshell. He announced that fossil fuels wouldn’t be necessary in Saudi Arabia by...
R N Bhaskar 12 January 2015 In the first fortnight of December 2014, media reports talked about how poor policy-making had retarded investments of over Rs50,000 crore in the fertiliser industry. Such reports were apparently based on a report by a leading...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/can-mumbai-manage-waste-the-swedish-way-r-n-bhaskar/800198 It can also be found at http://www.firstpost.com/india/the-deonar-fire-why-cant-mumbai-be-smarter-and-manage-its-waste-like-the-swedes-do-2689738.html Can Mumbai manage waste, the Swedish way? Mumbai’s municipal commissioner, Ajoy Mehta, is right. He does not want municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in this city any more (http://www.freepressjournal.in/civic-chief-to-avoid-replay-of-deonar-fire/773118). He wants to introduce waste...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-the-key-to-turkey-s-success-2055430 The key to Turkey’s success Monday, 26 January 2015 - 6:30am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna R N Bhaskar The country has cleaned up and revitalised its gold trade. Can India follow suit? Turkey is the fourth-largest consumer of gold...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/lessons-in-education-from-china-for-india/830650 What India can learn about education from China - I Any way you look at it, there is a great sad irony underlining the approach of India and China to its own people and to the world. India waxes eloquent about...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-agri-laundromat-error-or-cover-up/1011862 Agriculture as laundromat and five reasons why the income tax story does not wash — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 02, 2017 08:30 am After almost ten months of silence, the government of India finally came forth with some (rather strange) answers....