Sunday, November 17, 2019
R N Bhaskar 23 February 2015 Almost everybody is now reconciled to the inevitability of urbanisation. Even as early as January 2007, Goldman Sachs had in its economics paper (No152) on “India’s Rising Growth Potential” pointed out how the 21st century would...
Sep 24, 2015 12:19 am Maharashtra is easily the largest consumer of electricity in India. According to estimates posted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), it is expected to consume 149,773 million units (MU) during 2015-16, the next biggest...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/lost-opportunities-of-the-textile-editorial-editors-pick-ananlysis-textile-industry-industry-era-r-n-bhaskarindustry/962757 India's textile industry: where does it go from here? Rn bhaskar The textile industry is the backbone of India’s foray into the industry era.  It was this sector which actually defined India for a couple of centuries. And it still remains...
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/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/rn-bhaskar-israels-second-turnaround-startup-to-super-startup/1027628 The reasons which have made Israel a super-startup nation Rn bhaskar Fifteen years ago, Israel looked a bit vulnerable – economically, not militarily. True, it sought to align itself with the western world – especially the US and the EU.  But Israel’s...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/higher-education-sinks-lower-in-india/835496 Learn from China. Focus on schools; leave higher education alone The age of ironies has just begun. There was a time when India used to be a centre of learning and higher education.  Huen Tsang (known as Monk Xuan Zang in...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-sibal-s-kiss-of-death-1385602 Thursday, 20 May 2010 The RTE and the foreign universities could ensure the collapse of school and higher education. Kapil Sibal, the Union minister for human resources development (HRD), is a man in a hurry.  That could explain why he has...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/gold-trade-when-cats-begin-chanting-hymns/783251http://www.freepressjournal.in/gold-trade-when-cats-begin-chanting-hymns/783251 Gold trade: When cats begin chanting hymns On 9 February, the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) issued its ultimatum to the government that 300 associations of the jewellery trade with over 100,000 shops across the country, would...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-world-poverty-clock-pointers-for-india/1069774 India could learn a few things from the World Poverty Clock — By RN Bhaskar | May 18, 2017 08:13 am Asia could be getting out of poverty faster than many countries in the developing world.  This -- and a great deal of...