Demonetisation: Modi's make-or-break gamble

There is an element of spasmodic jerkiness about some of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies.

In foreign affairs, this unevenness was seen in his interactions with Pakistan, which swung from warm friendliness to hostility, raising fears of a war.

In domestic matters, the sudden outlawing of Rs 500 and…

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After rending nation asunder, Trump aspires to be unifier

In 2008, an immigrant voter recalled at a community meeting this week, tears streamed down her face when she heard that America had elected its first African-American President. It meant that her children could thrive in the multi-racial country of their adoption. Eight years later, as the election…

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Revamp currency exchange process

Allied with recalibration of ATMs for life to return to normal for the common folk.

The past week has been momentous with two important events: the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US President and the Indian government’s decision to demonetise the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000…

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Impact of Demonetisation on state polls

The demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1000 notes by the Narendra Modi government has been an economic masterstroke, dealing a body blow to terror financing, hawala racket and black money in real estate. But the political fallout of the ‘surgical strike’ is equally deadly and will be seen during the…

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