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Story Posted on 22-11-2016

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Feedback, Currency change, Survey, App

Modi's demonetisation survey asks no question it doesn't want answered

There is little doubt whose verdict the PM's wants to know, considering only 41 per cent of Indians are legitimate smartphone users.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Demonetisation, Narendra Modi, Modi Sarkar

6 times Modi (almost) wept for India

From demonetisation to Rohith Vemula's suicide, the PM's words have always delivered an emotional pitch.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Classist, Book my chotu, Start up, Demonetisation

Book My Chotu is a rich Indian jugaad to beat cash crunch and it's obnoxious

Taking advantage of the present desperation owing to cash crunch is a whole new low.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indira Gandhi, Black Money, Demonetisation

'Garib hatao': How the poor are being tricked with demonetisation

Neither the PM nor anybody in the government has convincingly explained how scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes will end poverty.

SCI-TECH

 |  2-minute read
Boiling water, Iphone 7 plus, IPhone 7, Apple

What happens if you boil iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus?

It's not hard to imagine what happens next, really.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Cash Chaos, Demonetisation

Suleiman and Anwar join bank queue

Things can’t be that bad if even the cab driver seems happy, Suleiman reflected.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian Railways, Indore-Patna express

Why is a missing flight a bigger tragedy than a train derailing?

Because it is the poor, we see their deaths as mere statistics. Today, we are a burning example of an insensitive, cold people.

SPORTS

 |  Simply Put  |  5-minute read
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray

How Andy Murray slammed his way to the top and became a true sporting hero

When his shoulders dropped and he began to swear at the demons in his head in tough matches, you wondered if he was ever going to win against the big three.

MONEY

 |  7-minute read
Economists, Narendra Modi, Currency change, Demonetisation

War on ordinary citizens or black money? Demonetisation divides economists

It is a little bit like shooting at the tyres of a racing car, says Jean Drèze, former National Advisory Council member.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Indian Railways, Demonetisation

Railway cashiers reveal where the Rs 100 notes are

Small change is earning bug bucks.