Sunday, October 17, 2021
Hindi belt – II – When children are damned and humanity forgotten What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name...
Hindi Belt -I – Uttar Pradesh is plagued by death and poor governance RN Bhaskar  (the second part of this series can be found at https://asiaconverge.com/2021/07/hindi-belt-ii-crimes-against-children-and-against-humanity/) "It is a state that does maximum number of vaccinations, , , , unprecedented ....
eepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-are-indian-psbs-headed-for-a-further-downgrade Surging GNPAs are symptoms of a deeper malaise  in governance By RN Bhaskar The cabinet reshuffle is over.  At the end it looked like another tamasha. A colossal waste of time, just when all energies were required to bring India back...
  https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-what-the-fm-did-not-announce Policy watch To ease economic distress, the country needs demand revival, not mere credit guarantees RN Bhaskar News is made when you do something great.  But news is also made when you do something stupid, or something that looks like sensible action,...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/distressed-times-just-watch-what-is-happening-to-gold When people stop buying gold in India, there is cause to worry RN Bhaskar At one level, this should be cause for celebration.  Gold imports into India crashed during 2020 (see chart).  Lower import of this yellow metal means a smaller...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-can-africa-become-the-new-market-to-stump-india   (The entire series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2021/05/agenda-for-the-government-2021-series/) Is it strike #3 for India’s position as an attractive market? Will Africa trounce India? I deal in facts, not forecasting the future. That's crystal ball stuff. That doesn't work.                 -- Peter...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-agenda-5-nail-biting-moments-can-india-be-revived Agenda V - India can be revived, but much needs to be done first (The entire series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2021/05/agenda-for-the-government-2021-series/) By RN Bhaskar First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.                   ...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-agenda-4-stop-fiddling-with-agri-edible-oil-prices Agenda #4 – Edible oil prices soar when demand is down RN Bhaskar (The entire series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2021/05/agenda-for-the-government-2021-series/) “April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain.” -- TS Eliot,...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-agenda-3-dont-shoot-down-messengers-dont-fudge-the-numbers Agenda #3 -- Messengers matter. Encourage them. Don’t deter them RN Bhaskar (The entire series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2021/05/agenda-for-the-government-2021-series/) Many people do not know that the man who made the shooting down of messengers repugnant in law and practice is the...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-agenda-2-cezs-can-help-india-revive-from-its-continuous-decline https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-agenda-2-cezs-can-help-india-revive-from-its-continuous-decline Policy watch Agenda #2 –  CEZs can bail India out of this economic crisis (The entire series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2021/05/agenda-for-the-government-2021-series/) RN Bhaskar “For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings ...” Richard...