Sunday, October 17, 2021
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/tokenism-will-not-make-mumbai-smart-r-n-bhaskar/1296116 Smart cities – more tokenism, less integrity in Mumbai RN Bhaskar --  | Jun 14, 2018 The full report can be downloaded from 2018-06_McKinsey_Smart Cities executive summary McKinsey Global Institute has just come out with its paper on Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-maharashtra-opens-up-its-hinterland/1110674 Unlocking Maharashtra's wealth — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 27, 2017 07:23 am In many ways one could draw parallels between India’s Golden Quadilateral (GQ) and Maharashtra’s biggest roadway project. Christened as the Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway (NMEW) or the Samruddhi Mahamarg, this 701 km...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-does-anyone-even-know-how-many-deaths-take-place-in-india   The worrisome tale of unknown deaths in India RN Bhaskar – 23 April 2020 Death is a serious subject.  It becomes a looming grim reality when a pandemic is around.  Unfortunately, India does not even know how many have died. The seriousness...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/want-to-uproot-corruption-try-this/980341 Want to uproot corruption? Try this How does one win confidence of people, and also strengthen the Indian economy? That is no easy task. After all, most Indians feel deprived; and vulnerable. India remains a country where 53% of its wealth...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/pending-cases-and-political-criminality/694252 Pending cases - how the mafia gains legitimacy 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, both collect protection money, though the...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-rbi-points-to-very-crucial-chinks-r-n-bhaskar/1354870 Economic growth and the RBI — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 13, 2018 The latest annual report of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is quite candid about its assessment of demonetisation.  More cash has come back into the system than had been...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gold-strong-undercurrents-stronger-demand-r-n-bhaskar/916018 Policy Watch: Gold has not lost its allure Gold continues to fascinate and perplex. Unlike as during the earlier two decades, central banks the world over have been net purchasers of gold. Earlier they were net sellers.   Most analysts believe that...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gold-we-trust-but-market-uncertain/1156098 Gold, Germany and India — By RN Bhaskar | Oct 19, 2017 08:01 am Gold markets continue to be poised on the tip of uncertainty.  There is all round confusion. There is no faith in oil prices – they could fall to as...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/solar-power-govt-takes-bolder-steps-finally-r-n-bhaskar/876404 Solar Power: The government finally takes bolder steps For perhaps the first time in decades, India could actually begin scripting a new business model for power generation. Kurien did this through milk. Piyush Goyal, Union minister for power, could do...
https://www.dnaindia.com/business/report-policy-watch-india-splurges-51-of-water-it-could-have-otherwise-saved-1995733 India splurges over half the water it gets Monday, 16 June 2014 - 6:26am IST | Agency: DNA | R N Bhaskar If the next wars would be fought for water, it is time to look at how countries manage their...