India  /  Published 16.02.22

Rahul: Identify forces behind Modi, Kejriwal

The Congress leader cautioned against taking politicians at face value. “The farm laws were brought for the same forces for whom notebandi was done, the same forces that compelled Modi to introd...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.21

DeMo, GST weapons of capitalists: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the November 2016 demonetisation and the “wrong GST” that was in force were “weapons” of capitalists that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had impleme...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

Deep gloom

Late last month, the 2020 report on accidental deaths and suicides in India released by the National Crime Records Bureau threw up some disconcerting, but not unexpected, data. The pandemic year saw a...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.21

Senseless: Demonetization

It is five years since demonetization was announced by the prime minister. Demonetization was supposed to be a revolutionary policy that would eradicate black money, improve tax collections, and move ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Congress: DeMo among worst blunders

Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh wrote on Twitter: “With every passing year, it’s becoming even more clear that 8.11.2016 will be marked in the world’s economic history among the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Jharkhand protests against demonetisation

Rights activists and members of civil society organisations stage a protest at the Albert Ekka roundabout in Ranchi on Monday. The protest saw over 50 activists holding placards holding the Centr...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.21

Numismatist exhibits devalued notes

To mark the anniversary of demonetisation, Dhanbad-based numismatist Amrendra Anand (66) flaunted currency notes that were devalued in 2016. However, what made the exhibits more appealing was the fact...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Left trains DeMo gun on govt

Yechury also sought a withdrawal of excise duties on petroleum products. “Looting the people! Imposing intolerable miseries on people already suffering under the double whammy attacks of Covid &...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.21

Growth pessimism fuelling nostalgia for 1991 reforms

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the 1991 reforms in India. There is intense commemoration of what is considered to have been a paradigm shift in Indian economic policies. Thirty years are rar...
By Renu Kohli

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Life hobbles from blow to blow

A man lost his first job in 2017, amid the slump triggered by the demonetisation. The Covid-19 lockdown robbed him of his second job, a contractual one. At 51, the man started another rigorous job. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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