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http://www.firstpost.com/india/with-drought-looming-maha-govt-dresses-up-budget-to-please-the-farmer-but-key-flaws-remain-2688018.html On the face of it, the government of Maharashtra has sought to bring forth a budget that is farmer friendly. It has allocated some Rs 25,000 crore for agriculture. It has introduced schemes that appear to be aimed at...
How to give India's gold a better glow yet make it part of a "Make in India" movement You can download the full report from here: Gold is one of the oldest industries in India employing almost 3.5 million people. But its...
Falling oil prices, remittances and jobs Feb 04, 2016 12:00 am http://www.freepressjournal.in/falling-oil-prices-remittances-and-jobs-rn-bhaskar/771956 Any which way you look at it, non-resident-Indians (NRIs) have done this country proud. With hardly any government support programme, through sheer grit and enterprise, these NRIs have ventured...
Japan eyes big ticket projects in India Finance and skill development would be key issues for projects being looked at by Japan and China In some ways, the deal with Japan for setting up India’s first bullet train was almost decided when...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/railway-lessons-for-india-with-love-from-japan/ Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan — By R N Bhaskar | Nov 26, 2015 12:09 am India once boasted of having one of the largest railway networks in the world – thanks to the British. But it slipped in...
This article appeared in Business India -- edition dated 23 November - 6 December.  It can be found on page nos 78 and 79 of that edition. The pdf version can be got from here 2015-11-23_BusinessIndia_Japan-Financing-structures In the Goldilocks zone By...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/india-has-begun-to-make-waves/ India has begun to make waves — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 11, 2015 01:11 am There’s a lot going on in media nowadays that makes one believe that India is going downhill. It could be an orchestrated approach to malign the...

This artickle appeared in the 9-23 November 2015 edition of Business India on page Nos. 64-65. The pdf version of the article can be downloaded from here: 2015-11-09_BusinesssIndia-Covestro Bayer spawns Covestro -- and a star is born Covestro plans to carry...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/can-evidence-be-kept-alive-indefinitely/ Can evidence be kept alive indefinitely? — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 05, 2015 12:00 am This is a true story about a couple in Singapore, where the wife is an entrepreneur. Each year, just before festival time, she asks her extended...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/pending-cases-and-political-criminality/http://epaper.freepressjournal.in/625996/The-Free-Press-Journal-Mumbai-Edition/29-Oct-2015?show=touch#page/10/1 Pending cases and political criminality — By R N Bhaskar | Oct 29, 2015 12:50 am There is one question most social scientists have been grappling with for ages – what is the difference between a government and the mafia? After all,...