Monday, July 26, 2021
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...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-maharashtra-haven-for-illegal-mining-political-funding/1058507 Maharashtra – illegal mining and political funding — By RN Bhaskar | Apr 27, 2017 09:22 am The immediate provocation for this article was a recent discussion on illegal sand mining organized jointly by Moneylife and Awaaz Foundation last fortnight. At the discussion,...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/finally-cruise-tourism-has-dawned-on-india-r-n-bhaskar/1129172 The dawn of cruise tourism in India — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 31, 2017 07:33 am The work actually began two years before August 8, 2017, when Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for shipping, ports and roads, unveiled his plans for cruise...
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/doles-freebies-elections-and-the-absence-of-accountability/1496631 Lots more doles mean much more corruption RN Bhaskar April 4, 2019 The dice was rolled two years ago when the present government permitted loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh.  The fire was bound to spread. But even before that, the concept...
R N Bhaskar 31 August 2015 India has finally begun to make its mark in solar energy. Significantly, as was the case with Germany, solar power costs have been falling year-on-year.  It is worth recalling that it was Germany which catalysed this...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-a-muted-30th-anniversary-for-india A troubled 30th anniversary of India's economic liberalisation RN Bhaskar Last week, the nation celebrated its 30th anniversary of economic liberalisation.  The year 1991 was when India actually dared to break away from the shackles that had fettered its growth. That...
https://www.dnaindia.com/business/column-policy-watch-teaching-the-honest-to-become-dishonest-1825420 Loan waivers promo0te dishonesty and desctroy fiscal discipline R.N.Bhaskar - Apr 22, 2013 The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has indicted the government for not ensuring that loan waiver schemes benefit the right people.  Its sample survey of the...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/education-matters-thats-why-kejri-matters Education lessons from Kejriwal RN Bhaskar -- 5 March 2020 The recent Delhi elections confirmed one thing – that the formidable election machine Modi and the BJP had built was no match for the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.  Like all...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/infrastructure-spending-has-been-great-under-nda-government/1414386 Great news about infrastructure spending RN Bhaskar -- 13 December 2018 One of the major achievements of the BJP led NDA government is the huge step forward it has made in respect of central sector infrastructure projects. CARE Ratings recently brought...