Cashless society

National

The year draws to a close in free, independent, democratic India

2016 draws to a close. Been another year down the rabbit hole for the country and pretty hard personally. I confess I am glad to see the last of it. The personal scene seems better in the coming year. The parent due to die has died. The parent alive is as healthy as she can […]

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Digital India
National

What Bill Gates or other foreign influencers have to do with #DeMonetisation

Growing evidence shows that India is serving interests of foreign influencers at the cost of the well being of Indian citizens. Demonetisation is just one in a long list of moves that benefit big money.

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Going cashless or recapitalizing banks
Democracy
Digital India
National

A reckless war on cash – the real goal of #DeMonetisation

It isn’t just in India, that people are being forced to put money into banks. Banks worldwide are in trouble. Banks worldwide are needing bailouts. Demonetisation of notes is being considered as well as put into action in country after country – Europe (plan to not make 500 Euros post 2018), Venezuela (got reversed after […]

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Demonetisation
National

Why our area doesn’t seem to be going cashless

Over the last few days, I’ve had many discussions with various people about going cashless. So far, I haven’t met anyone who applied for internet access if they didn’t already have or installed a payment app if they didn’t already have, contrary to reports in media (which may possibly be largely limited to the metros). […]

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