Sunday, November 27, 2022
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-the-good-the-bad-and-the-positively-ugly-of-the-new-education-policy National Education Policy: What about the teachers and the vision? RN Bhaskar -- 20 August, 2020 (This article appeared in two parts in the print ediiton -- on 20 and 27 August) Just glance through the main recommendations of the last...
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...
When banking jeopardises depositors' interests —Feb 11, 2016 12:26 am http://www.freepressjournal.in/when-banking-becomes-a-nightmare-rn-bhaskar/777519 Expect public sector banks (PSBs) to come under increasing pressure in the coming two years. They will groan under swelling non-performing assets (NPAs). People, who thought that the worst was...
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...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/of-men-morals-and-madira-is-the-government-doing-enough-to-tackle-the-liquor-shop-issue Covid-19 – of men, morals, madira and home delivery RN Bhaskar  -- 14 May, 2020 This article must be read alongside another written for FPJ last week (https://www.freepressjournal.in/india/morality-is-fine-but-liquor-is-quicker-why-opening-of-wine-shops-amid-pandemic-raises-serious-questions).  At that time, there were indications that Maharashtra would lift the lockdown for...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-supreme-court-continues-to-search-for-ways-to-deal-with-illegal-mining-will-it-take-the-right-one-1985027 Orissa and illegal mining - Supreme Court seeks solutions Supreme Court continues to search for ways to deal with illegal mining, will it take the right one? The Supreme Court (SC) is much in the news again – to find out...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-united-states-could-make-another-ukraine-out-of-taiwan USA could make another Ukraine out of Taiwan RN Bhaskar The recent developments involving Taiwan – including the US and China – must be viewed against two backdrops.  First, the blunders the US and NATO have committed in their approach towards...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-folly-of-banning-futures-trading-in-commodities A primer for policymakers on commodities trading RN Bhaskar The government never tires of telling people that it wants to empower farmers.  It says it wants to empower commodities trading in futures, and commodity exchanges. This was the claim made by earlier...
R N Bhaskar 1 June 2015 Ask any veteran who has studied the history of ocean trade in India, and he will tell you that traditionally India has always suffered from sea ­blindness sickness. In the past, it was possibly because the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/gms-needs-polishing-for-brighter-glow/ Gold Monetization Scheme needs polishing for brighter glow — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 19, 2015 12:00 am It is heartening to see the government pushing the GMS (Gold Monetisation Scheme). After decades, the government has finally become quite serious about mobilising...