Articles by RN Bhaskar
Mar 09, 2018
Passive euthanasia gets SC nod: Medical board would create hurdles, not smoothen path to peaceful demiseFor a country that swears by Mahatma Gandhi, it is sad that it has taken almost two decades for India to finally decide that both passive euthanasia and the living will are now legal.
Feb 20, 2018
PNB scam: RBI's role as banking watchdog far from impressive as swindles keep happening under its noseThe RBI is the central bank, and irrespective of the kind of bank it has to ring the warning bell by giving out timely disclosures.
Feb 14, 2018
Maharashtra Budget 2018: State’s debt increases, but so has income potentialShare of agriculture in Maharashtra state’s GSDP saw an increase from around 7 percent in 2013 to around 12 percent last year.
Jan 16, 2018
Why Narendra Modi, Netanyahu bonhomie is a win-win for both India and IsraelBoth countries see the need for using Israel’s expertise in cyber security – especially when it comes to defence-related security on the one hand, and civilian applications on the other.
Sep 19, 2017
Govt support for 'godmen' like Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh shows State isn't ready to keep its nose out of religious affairsThough a 2014 Supreme Court judgment told the government to keep away from managing religion, State support for godmen like Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh shows it isn't willing to do so
Sep 06, 2017
State created vacuum of real spiritual leaders, helped flourish self-styled gurus like Gurmeet Ram RahimState's meddling with Hindu temple finances emasculated real spiritual gurus of their power, allowed self-styled gurus like Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Asaram Baput to flourish
Sep 05, 2017
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction for rape is ground for take over of Dera; why is Haryana govt pussyfooting?For the last few days, the media has been buzzing about certain "high-level" meetings taking place at the 700 acre enclave of the Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) in Sirsa, Haryana.
Jul 05, 2017
Narendra Modi's Israel visit: How New Delhi and Tel Aviv can draw on mutual dependencies to boost relationsExpect more government to government tie-ups followed by more and more joint ventures between businesses
Jun 05, 2017
Maharashtra farmers strike: A handy tool for Congress and NCP to hide 65 years of self-enrichmentRecent investigations into how funds meant for irrigation had got siphoned away for decades, show how callous former governments have been to the plight of farmers
May 23, 2017
Maharashtra's rural revolution-2: Dairy, livestock and fisheries help de-risk the farmerThe total outlay for the poultry project will be Rs.200 crore.