Finance

#IndiaUnites for those affected by #ChitFundScams

Chit fund schemes are a popular savings technique almost all over India, older than even banking. It is projected that the number of unregistered chit funds is 100 times than the registered ones. Further, if the value of an unregistered chit fund is more than Rs.100 it is considered illegitimate in India. There are many […]

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Agriculture
Democracy
National

Parth MN describes the agrarian situation and problematic realities

Award winning journalist Parth MN has kindly provided us with these simple explanations for why the crop insurance schemes are not helping farmers and also talks about the awareness among the farmers about Swaminathan Commission and the efforts of farmers to take the protests to urban India for visibility.

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#IndiaUnites for Farmers and the Agrarian Economy

The acute agrarian distress in India cannot be emphasised enough. Since 1996, 3.2 lakh farmers have committed suicide – over 80% of these due to the unbearable burden of debt and bank loans. Despite the recommendation of the Swaminathan Commission of a minimum support price (MSP) calculated as 1.5 times C2 (where C2 is the […]

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catalyst
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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National

Transcript of Statement made by Shri R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor

The RBI had removed from its website a transcript it had published of Shri R. Gandhi’s statement about the currency disbursed to the public by the RBI. It was later published as a few bullet points with controversial parts removed as an “edited transcript”

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