Sunday, July 12, 2020
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/maharashtras-agricultural-woes-will-continue/1475943 Maharashtra and its water diversion RN Bhaskar – 7 March, 2019 Maharashtra has one of the highest farmer suicide rates in India.  It also has the maximum number of farm agitations in India. And the reason is quite clear if one studies...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/iip-confession-time-and-for-atonement/1526942 Sins of commission and omission find reflection in the latest IIP figures RN Bhaskar – 16 May 2019 For months the government has stonewalled criticisms about job creation and economic growth. But now there is a grudging admission that economic growth...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/misplaced-zeal-for-environment-and-water Cities haven't yet learnt how to deal with water and the environment RN Bhaskar – 18 July, 2019 Crisis, it is believed, brings out the best – or the worst – in people.  So it was when Mumbai experienced its predictable...
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...
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/future-of-consumption-in-fast-growth-consumer-marktets India's consumption markets are its most seductive feature By RN Bhaskar -- October 2, 2019 In the epic titled Odysseus, Ulysses decides that he would love to listen to the  music of the world-acclaimed sirens. But he wanted to ensure that...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/five-thriving-myths-about-waste-management Five things about waste management that we are mistaken about RN Bhaskar  --  September 19, 2019 The last few months, politicians of all colours have begun making all kind of pronouncements about waste management. It is therefore time that someone pointed...

https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/can-gst-actually-promote-a-cashless-economy/1459489 GST can even encourage cash transactions RN Bhaskar February 14, 2019 There’s a restaurant in Ballard Estate in Mumbai which is frequented by many upper middle-class customers.  It is one of the few organised sector restaurants that refuses to accept payment...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/will-rceps-interests-turn-the-white-revolution-dark The twists and turns on RCEP and milk RN Bhaskar – 17 October, 2019 There’s an ill-wind blowing through the corridors of the ministry of commerce lately.  The first indications of the nature of troubled winds were evident three months ago...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/what-about-the-battery-charging-policy-2 Has the government forgotten about battery swapping? RN Bhaskar – September 12, 2019 When the government announced its plans to usher in electric vehicles (EVs), it was jumping the gun.  It should have worked on a battery policy first.  Why? The following...