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 |  9-minute read
Black Money, Narendra Modi, Note-Ban, Demonetisation

The Greatest Game-Changer: Why demonetisation was actually one of the best things to happen to India under PM Modi

The note ban formalised a huge sector of India's economy, spurred real growth, increased tax compliance, reduced interest rates, curbed artificially high property prices and netted black money. And these are just some massive advantages.


 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  11-minute read
Black Money, BJP, Political funding, Electoral Bonds

Electoral Bonds and Black Money: Living in denial about how our polls are, and were, funded isn't solving much. It's mirroring the frustrations of a few

Current criticism of electoral bonds seems fuelled by most funding going to the BJP. But for a better system, the attempt should be to improve bonds through dialogue, not junk this lock, stock and barrel.


 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Cashless Economy, Black Money, Demonetisation

Why there is still no clarity on PM Modi's demonetisation gamble

Have the ingenuous black money hoarders tricked the banking system to render much of their illegal cash as white?


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Corruption, Black Money, GST, India today mood of the nation poll

India Today Mood of the Nation Poll: Why people feel economy could have performed better

A look at how the voter perceives the economic performance of the Narendra Modi government.


 |  5-minute read
Black Money, Mehul Choksi, Uk extradition battle, Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya says his prison cell won't get sunshine: His escape, extradition fight show India in very poor light

Efforts to bring him to book are hobbled by a stringent extradition treaty, and a government that woke up far too late.


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Black Money, Nirav Modi, Mallya extradition, Vijay Mallya

Why is Modi government not showing interest in Vijay Mallya's plea bargain

The BJP government will get a big shot in the arm if Mallya were to be extradited to India just before next general elections.


 |  Mixed Medium  |  5-minute read
Swiss banks, Demonetisation, Black Money

Why Indians gave Swiss banks Rs 7,000 crore? Only for Modiji

We must thank our PM — a true artist.


 |  3-minute read
CVC, Black Money, PAN card, Aadhaar card

Why CVC's move to track corrupt bureaucrats through Aadhaar will not work

All bank deposits above Rs 50,000 have since long required PAN card details, and even then failed to control the growth of black money.


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Black Money, S Gurumurthy, Karti Chidambaram, Narendra Modi

Modi has so far failed to cleanse India of deep state

Karti Chidambaram's arrest shows new intent and urgency, but there is much more that needs to be done.


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Fodder Scam, Black Money, Narendra Modi, Corruption

Modi may be hitting corruption hard, but what has jail for 3 former CMs to do with him?

In none of the court cases involving the three political bigwigs now 'rotting in jail' did the PM or his government has a role to play.