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The Cantonment roads and vested interests in defence lands 1

The Cantonment roads and vested interests in defence lands

Background- Cantonments & Military Stations in India Cantonments derive their name from Swiss Cantons, or districts and were set up by the British in India for entirely different reasons. When the British troops arrived in India, they fell sick very often due to malaria, dysentery and other infectious and waterborne diseases. These diseases also took …

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Cobrapost Press Release: Operation 136: Part II

This post is republished in public interest from the Cobrapost website, which appears to be having trouble. Cobrapost exposes more than two dozen media houses, including some prima donnas of India’s holy Fourth Estate, where they all show their underbelly in its most visceral form. New Delhi: In the second part of Operation 136, Cobrapost …

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What is this address we are supposed to report black money to?

This post has been updated to take out some points that were misunderstood by me and have been clarified and another issue which appears to be resolved. Okay, I’m spooked. I don’t understand this enough to even claim something is wrong. This is the most bizarre “email situation” I have ever seen. It began with …

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Why black money was never the real goal of #demonetisation

As per Arun Jaitley, the demonetised cash in circulation on the 8th of November was 15.4 lakh crores. The population of India is over 120 crores. (been six years since the census, but we go with this lower number). This averages to 12,833 thousand rupees per Indian. It may seem a lot, but the money …

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Signs of impending roll back of demonetisation?

This is just speculation, but drastic changes in the BJP’s propaganda seem to indicate that a rollback of demonetisation may happen. We began with demonetisation being Modi’s special, secret project. The BJP and its formidable social media machinery has consistently defended demonetisation in the face of increasingly grave reports of losses and worse, nationwide. Even …

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