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POLITICS

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GST, Demonetisation, Hardik Patel, Rahul Gandhi

Gujarat Assembly elections: 10 major takeaways

An election, which seemed like a comfortable walk along the lovely Sabarmati riverfront for the BJP, is going down to the wire.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation, United Nations, Internally displaced people, Human Rights Day

About time government listens to voices of dissent rather than brand it anti-national

Human rights form the very nucleus of democracy and the raison d'etre of the modern sovereign nation-state.

MONEY

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RBI, November 8, Economy, Modi

What Modi will not say about demonetisation in his speeches

[Book extract] Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP raises some difficult questions from the front row in Parliament.

MONEY

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GST, Demonetisation, GDP, Growth

Not just 6.3 per cent: Why sustained growth over next two quarters is better sign of GDP revival

The industrial segment is not out of the woods yet, and improvement in manufacturing growth was largely the result of a re-stocking exercise.

MONEY

 |   Long-form
Arun Jaitley, French Revolution, Notebandi, Demonetisation

What India could have learned from France's experience of demonetisation in 1840s

We have demonised the money of the poor - cash - while glorifying that of the rich - card and Paytm.

HUMOUR

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Demonetisation, Satire, Narendra Modi

Why I decided to enrol at Sangh School of Sexism

Vikas is missing since 2014, but there's love to be found in a flash mob.

MONEY

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Demonetisation, GST, Arun Jaitley, Economy

S&P ratings prove India can't get carried away by Moody's view of the economy

The latest rating agency to assess India would like to see results of the reforms coming in before a rating revision.

MONEY

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Narendra Modi, Digital India , Cheque Books, Demonetisation

Is Modi government planning to withdraw cheque books?

The plan is to encourage the use of debit and credit cards.

MONEY

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Urjit Patel, Indian Economy, Demonetisation, Bank recapitalisation

Pumping Rs 2.11 lakh crore into India's banks will not guarantee jobs

The move will end up becoming another burden on the public as the government has limited sources of raising money.

MONEY

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Indian Economy, Job Loss, Narendra Modi, Government advertisement

Newspaper reports show govt ad openly lies on how demonetisation was a success

While the advertisement featuring Modi claims India's poor are getting better jobs, data shows the picture is grim.