Sunday, August 14, 2022
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-house-that-for-a-change-2070936 House that for a change? This is a story meant for India’s policymakers. Like most stories, it has a moral too. It is particularly relevant for all those who believe in “Make in India”, in the basic minimum dignity that any...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-how-poor-are-india-s-slums-2065228 How poor are India’s slums? R N Bhaskar | Updated: Mar 2, 2015, 05:00 AM IST, DNA In order to understand what the numbers in the chart alongside signify, it is essential to first comprehend what the Census means...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/cmcm/chinas-white-paper-on-the-us-tariff-spat China-US spat threatens global trade RN Bhaskar – June 6, 2019 In 2017, China trounced Canada to become the second largest trading partner with the US. US-China trade accounted for 635 billion against $582 billion for US-Canada trade. But then Donald Trump...
R N Bhaskar 30 March 2015 Affordable houses of 300 sq feet be provided at just Rs 3 lakh! Really? Is it possible? What about both the availability and cost of land? The sad truth is that land was never the problem....
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-india-s-huge-crush-on-gold-2020297 India's huge crush on gold It does not really matter whether the outlook for gold is bearish (http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-policy-watch-with-stock-markets-on-boom-bearish-phase-for-gold-not-over-2017007) or even bullish (http://www.dnaindia.com/money/column-policy-watch-bulls-won-t-abandon-gold-easily-it-s-only-a-matter-of-time-2018682) . The one fact that cannot be ignored is that Indians love gold, and will keep buying it...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/rn-bhaskar-right-to-die-with-dignity-busting-myths/762536 Right to die with dignity: Busting myths — By FPJ Bureau | Jan 21, 2016 12:21 am Last week, the Supreme Court (SC) of India resurrected the debate on euthanasia. The topic had seared the conscience of the nation when, in March...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-diamonds-may-not-be-safe-for-investors-any-more Diamonds no longer anyone's best friend any more RN Bhaskar The last couple of months have witnessed a barrage of advertisements seeking to lure jewellery buyers to diamonds.  They talk about how natural diamonds are the safest items of jewellery, unique...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/railway-lessons-for-india-with-love-from-japan/ Railway lessons for India: With love, from Japan — By R N Bhaskar | Nov 26, 2015 12:09 am India once boasted of having one of the largest railway networks in the world – thanks to the British. But it slipped in...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/demonetisation-short-term-brilliance-long-term-pain/973092 Policy Watch Will demonetisation work? Or will it erode the rupee? Rn bhaskar On the night of 8 November, Prime minister Modi dropped a bombshell. He announced through a national TV address that the government was demonetising Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes from...
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...