Saturday, July 2, 2022
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/geography-economics-history-and-culture-heres-why-india-and-china-need-each-other How should India view China? RN Bhaskar - July 2, 2020 At times of war, it is dangerous to talk of peace.  As the poet TS Eliot once remarked (through the lips of Aunt Agatha in A Family Reunion), “In a...
R N Bhaskar 6 July 2015 For almost four decades since India’s independence, Germany saw immense opportunity in this country.  True, there were hurdles.  Managing the government wasn’t easy.  Especially when many of the big businesses that Germany was interested in...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/economic-growth-continues-to-falter/1202361 Economic growth sputters. . . — By RN Bhaskar | Jan 11, 2018 07:30 am So it is finally official.  For the second year in a row, India’s GVA (Gross Value Added) growth has slowed down.  It went up during 2015-16. It appeared...
 http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-government-can-easily-clean-up-gold-market-in-india/1106479 Just three steps and the govt can clean up the gold market — By RN Bhaskar | Jul 20, 2017 07:04 am   The gold market in India is in a mess.  Smuggling continues big time.  Seizure of smuggled-in-gold barely accounts for 3%...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-policy-watch-spectre-of-unemployment-2080974 Spectre of unemployment Monday, 27 April 2015 - 8:22am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dn R N Bhaskar A time bomb is ticking away — over 300 million jobs needed within this decade Prime Minister Modi has just returned from a successful...
R N Bhaskar February 10, 2014 The government's advertisements talk of Bharat Nirman. But numbers tell a different tale. It was evident by 2010 itself that India would have to brace itself for a slowdown of mammoth proportions. Workforce numbers in both organised...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-demographics-and-weaponsising-unemployables Policy watch Short-tenure recruitment of unemployables in the army will weaponise them RN Bhaskar Last fortnight, the government let it be known it was contemplating introducing short term recruitment – of three year tenures – into the Indian army (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/armed-forces-may-soon-recruit-soldiers-on-short-term-contracts/articleshow/90671646.cms?from=mdr). According to...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/so-in-the-past-four-years-there-was-no-unemployment/1481401 Zero unemployment during the past four years? Wow! RN Bhaskar -- March 14, 2019 Last week, on 8 March, 2019, almost unexpectedly, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) came out with an unusual report titled “Survey on Jobs: Creation and Outlook...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-a-petition-to-the-rbi-surging-bank-charges/1039464 Policywatch Is the RBI indifferent to surging bank charges? Rn bhaskar Officials at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may be familiar with an image that is being WhatsApp-ed around lately. It says “If you have a gun, you can rob a...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/arbitration-awards-india-shaken-and-unprepared-r-n-bhaskar/908045 Policy Watch Arbitration awards: India learns the high cost of  shoddy planning in business and policy r.n.bhaskar It is déjà vu all over again.  At least three arbitration awards threaten to change the way the country will do business. At stake is...