Despite farmers citing demonetisation as one of the chief causes for their distress and protests, the government is still projecting it as an excellent move.
Though businesses in the capital were negatively affected by demonetisation, a survey showed, many continue to see the move as positive.
From surgical strikes to demonetisation, the new textbooks mention every decision as ‘revolutionary’ and claim that the Congress wanted to prolong British rule.
In the sixty-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the recent Aadhaar-PAN judgment and the impact of demonetisation on farmers.
While C. Rammanohar Reddy’s Demonetisation and Black Money tries to present a moderate view of demonetisation and its impact, what is missing is the way the impact is estimated and why official data may be lacking.
Vinod Dua discusses the impact of demonetisation in light of SBI’s recent admission that it has led to a slowdown in Indian economy, and Amit Shah’s comment on Gandhi.
Farmers are once again wondering which crop will fetch them guaranteed good returns.
Data on Wednesday showed that India’s economy suffered a growth slowdown in the quarter to March, to 6.1%, raising alarm bells.
However much Modi tries to convince people that things are better today than in the pre-NDA era, his government has struggled to make considerable progress in most areas of India’s political economy.
The media has been seduced to redefine its role: run the Opposition out of town. No other government since Independence has had the media so eagerly eating out of its hand, not even during the infamous Emergency.
With the BJP winning in assembly polls on divisive and emotive issues, the government seems convinced all is well with the economy.
Financial secrecy deprives countries, especially developing ones, of key revenue resources by eroding their tax base. India must thus build a robust legal system to lift the veil of secrecy on both onshore and offshore financing.
Demonetisation has not dented the black economy, but it has damaged the white economy, especially the unorganised sectors.
Kapil Mishra has charged Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP ministers with receiving funds through hawala companies and money laundering activities.
In episode 49 of Jan Gan Man ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the effects of demonetisation and Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal emperor.
While the State Bank of India in Arunachal’s capital has blamed the RBI for the shortage, the public and business establishments continue to bear the brunt of the cash crunch.
In Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India, Arun Kumar takes us on a journey from the origins of the black economy in India to what should come after demonetisation.
Multiple indicices show that the economy may not have recovered fully from the demonetisation move yet, indicated by slow rises in output and employment.
Why we celebrate May Day.
In the forty-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about how we are heading towards a demographic disaster and how many people are still reeling from the effects of demonetisation.
The moving story behind why a refugee family from Afghanistan has been forced to sleep on the roads of Delhi.
C. Rammanohar Reddy speaks to The Wire about his recent book Demonetisation and Black Money, the impact of the policy on the masses and the government’s shifting narrative towards digitalisation.
In a recent discussion in Washington, the chief economic adviser talked on Aadhaar failure rates, pushing Universal Basic Income forward and how demonetisation’s popular response humbled him.
The constant extension of a deadline to reduce promoter shareholding could net Uday Kotak and his family members a hefty sum.
Demonetisation wreaked havoc upon the best quarter for advertisers but ad firms and media houses insist that the blip was a temporary one.
Will the Modi government’s digital push help it curb “excess cash” and print fewer notes than what was extinguished through demonetisation?
Since the censor board’s decision committee failed to agree on what classification to award the movie, the final call now rests with Pahlaj Nihalani.
With the end of the crisis in sight, the gains and losses from demonetisation can be assessed with some confidence.
The single-minded focus on GDP growth ignores the low income and, consequently, poor demand potential of the bulk of India’s population, downplaying the ill effects of poor policymaking.
Officials said Reddy and two associates were arrested yesterday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
An extract from ‘Demonetisation Decoded’ by Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Prabhat Patnaik, talking about what explains the government’s decision and popular support for it.
Extracts from C. Rammanohar Reddy’s Demonetisation and Black Money that explore whether the note ban had any impact on the rich, how Digital India entered the narrative and the impact of the move on the poor.
Despite the strong mandate, Modi still faces a struggle to implement reforms to boost growth and jobs.
People suffered but voting may have been driven less by anger over the damage to immediate economic interests than by their belief that a ‘decisive’ Modi would make them better off in the long run.
This ‘moral cleansing’ project of the prime minister has played a big role in enabling him to break through caste barriers to create a larger social coalition.
The 60-page report looks at the impact of the note ban on growth, inflation and a wide range of organised sectors.
Recent events show that Babasaheb Ambedkar’s fears of democracy giving way to dictatorship if the authority of its leaders remains unchecked may not have been unfounded.
Post demonetisation, the government has been focusing on increasing digital payments and even incentivising people to move away from cash payments.
The re-monetisation exercise should be completed in two to three months, RBI deputy governor Viral V. Acharya said on Monday.
In the Uttar Pradesh elections, the simple question of people wanting to create their own history shall remain buried along with democracy.