Saturday, July 11, 2020
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-what-to-look-out-for-in-budget-202 Budget 2020 might be an eyeweash without these changes RN Bhaskar  --  30 January 2020 This article appears on these pages just a day before the budget.  It is too late to suggest what the government should do.  But it is...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/arbitration-need-to-protect-investments Protect investments and arbitration; else the economic pain will worsen RN Bhaskar  -- 23 January 2020 The recent reckless remarks against Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’s investment announcements have upset the global financial community.  The government’s subsequent claim that the remarks were taken...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/the-world-loves-gold-india-confused-amid-uncertain-economic-situation India is confused about dealing with gold RN Bhaskar  -- January 16, 2020 In the aftermath of the US armed forces assassinating General Soleimani of Iran, prices of gold spiked.  The more the world becomes an uncertain place, the more people...
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...