Saturday, July 11, 2020
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/demonetisation-short-term-brilliance-long-term-pain/973092 Policy Watch Will demonetisation work? Or will it erode the rupee? Rn bhaskar On the night of 8 November, Prime minister Modi dropped a bombshell. He announced through a national TV address that the government was demonetising Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes from...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/business-with-thailand-could-grow-faster/1250669 Indians begin to look at Thailand for locating their businesses there — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 05, 2018 08:22 am Thailand is not unfamiliar to most Indian businessmen. The Aditya Birla group was one of the first to discover the advantages of investing...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-worlds-best-universities-india-continues-to-slip-rn-bhaskar/940451 Policy Watch India slips on education: The Times Higher Education World University rankings Rn bhaskar Last week, The Times Higher Education World brought out its university rankings for 2016-2017.  This is a list that all aspiring universities of the world watch, because it tells students which...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-stop-illegal-mining-before-it-distorts-indian-economy-r-n-bhaskar/903219 Illegal mining: It thrived under the UPA; it continue to thrive even today. . . When the present government came to power, one thought that illegal mining would get throttled.  This was because, all along, the common perception was that...
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/is-modis-economic-vision-getting-hazy-r-n-bhaskar/814854 Is Modi’s economic vision getting hazy? Mar 31, 2016 01:08 am At first blush, India’s economic engine under Prime Minister Modi appears to be faltering. True current account deficit (CAD) in Q3 2016 is lower than in Q3 2015.  Net...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/india/policy-watch-here-are-five-reasons-why-indias-qs-scores-should-worry-every-indian Five reasons why India’s QS Scores should worry every Indian RN Bhaskar -- June 18, 2020 The terrible performance of Indian educational institutions on the QS score ranking (see chart) was to have been expected. And was it just coincidental that...
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.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-oh-shit-a-rs-150617-crore-business-2033671 Waste-management Oh shit! A Rs 150,617 crore business Biogas is finally beginning to attract some of the biggest names in the markets. Tata Power just announced that it has helped set up 36 biogas plants in and around Mundra in Gujarat....
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....