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The cashless India jumla as an answer to #demonetisation mess

The government began with focusing on fake currencies and black money as the reason for demonetisation. As deposits started rapidly piling in banks and it looked increasingly unlikely that there was a lot of black or fake money being caught, the goalposts started shifting. Soon it became evident that the supply of legal notes was […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

The grand demonetisation jumla

Two nights ago, Modi suddenly appeared on TV and told people that the currency notes for Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 would not be legal tender after midnight and anyone accepting them did so at their own risk. Then followed information on how how people could deposit them into banks or exchange them for legal […]

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Sudden epidemic of Solar-Powered ATMs in news
Environment

Sudden epidemic of Solar-Powered Water ATMs in news

Since I track news on water, it wasn’t too difficult to see when the sudden epidemic of news about these miraculous solar powered water ATMs hit. Last couple of days. The news before that is last year, then the year before last, and so on, right back up to the year 2008 – when Piramal […]

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