1 Feb 2019
Award winning journalist Parth MN has kindly provided us with these simple explanations for why the crop insurance schemes are not helping farmers and…
26 Dec 2016
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.
19 Dec 2016
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"
1 Dec 2016
The government/RBI (it is hard to tell the difference these days) has placed restrictions on the withdrawal of deposits of 500 rupee and 1000 rupee no…
28 Nov 2016
As soon as the demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes was announced, I had said that it was a forced and public funded "bailout" of banks. This article examines news reports from the last year and explains how I arrived at the conclusion.
25 Nov 2016
The Osmanabad District Cooperative Bank Ltd, has started sending notices to farmers with outstanding loans asking them to repay the loans or the bank would take socially humiliating measures against them. So far over 30 farmers in Nagur alone have received these notices; in the Lohara taluka, over 1000 farmers. The notices are dated 14th October 2016, however the farmers claim that they received them on the 23rd November 2016 (the notices are likely backdated, essentially rendering the one month notice meaningless). The farmers have been informed that unless the loans are repaid, they will begin to face recovery process in December.
10 Nov 2016