Tuesday, June 25, 2019
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/declining-global-gdp-spells-trouble/1438297 Declining global GDP spells trouble for India RN Bhaskar -- 17 January 2019 For a long time, Indians liked to believe that their country was insulated against global developments....
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/nothing-is-quiet-on-the-farm-loan-waiver-front/1433503 The farm loan waiver front is getting messier RN Bhaskar -- January 10, 2019 Fiscal discipline threatens to go entirely haywire – at least where some states are concerned. And it has come in the form of farm-loan waivers. This author has...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/lessons-to-be-learnt-about-npa-recovery/1428359 NPA recovery is not easy to manage RN Bhaskar January 3, 2019 The recently published Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2017-18 brought out by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is a veritable goldmine of information on...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/government-paying-lip-service-to-solar-and-ev-players/1426663 Is the government serious about solar power and EVs? RN Bhaskar December 27, 2018 Last week, possibly in order to soften the pain for an electorate in the months preceding general elections, the government (through its finance ministry) reduced GST on...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/infrastructure-spending-has-been-great-under-nda-government/1414386 Great news about infrastructure spending RN Bhaskar -- 13 December 2018 One of the major achievements of the BJP led NDA government is the huge step forward it has made in respect of central sector infrastructure projects. CARE Ratings recently brought...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/do-more-with-global-private-investment/1409946 India could do with a lot more of global private investment RN Bhaskar December 6, 2018 India, like the rest of the world, has begun witnessing the growing role of private equity and investment players in this country. On the one...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/options-shrink-but-promise-remains-r-n-bhaskar/1405546   The Indian economy’s options are shrinking, but they’re still there RN Bhaskar -- 29 November, 2018 The next six months will probably be focused on elections.  Planners may not have either the political support or the willingness to deal with serious...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/will-the-remittances-flow-revive/1400829 Can remittances surpass their 2014 levels? RN Bhaskar November 22, 2018 Four years ago, when oil prices were slipping, there were worries that remittances from foreign workers into India would decline.  The reduction in oil revenues had made many countries in...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/mumbais-penchant-for-costly-and-inconvenient-projects/1396746 Mumbai roots for expensive underground parking RN Bhaskar November 15, 2018 Last week media reports talked about the new plans proposed by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to build an underground parking lot at Raosaheb Patwardhan Garden, Linking Road,...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/is-maharashtra-abetting-drought-farmer-distress/1392278 Maharashta promotes water scarcity and abets farm suicides RN Bhaskar November 8, 2018 Last week, media headlines screamed out news that nearly 71% of the state of Maharashtra had registered a drop of more than a metre of groundwater...