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RBI replaces 60% of banned currency: Rs 9.2 lakh cr remonetised till date

LATEST NEWS – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has infused around 60 per cent of the total banned currency notes after demonetisation.

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What 'Manmohan' did before the Modi era dawned

Ten minutes into my first walk of the year, at the heaven-sent but Maharaja-made Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysore, I bumped into Manmohan, an old friend of mine, younger than me by four or five years. 631 more words


PM likens opposition to Pakistan; attacks Manmohan, Chidambaram, Rahul

Breaking News : In an aggressive speech, with oodles of sarcasm thrown in, more reminiscent of his election campaign speeches in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today equated opponents of ‘note ban’ of trying to shield the corrupt, just as Pakistan starts firing on Indian border posts to distract Indian Army so that infiltrators can sneak into Jammu and Kashmir under its cover. 299 more words

Why Manmohan Singh should be tried for treason - Tufail Ahmad

If you are a youth under 25 constituting about 55 percent of Indians, this nation belongs to you and your children more than it belongs to my elders or to my generation nearing 50. 1,644 more words


There is no magical on-off switch that will allow India to transform into cashless economy

The demonetisation step of the Modi government, for the most part, appears to be hugely problematic. Several expert commentators – including Ajay Shah, Prabhat Patnaik, Swaminathan Aiyer, Manmohan Singh and several others – have pointed out that given the high dependence on cash transactions in the Indian… 154 more words

Long run: We're all dead

​Recently, ex governor of RBI, ex finance minister and ex prime minister, Dr Manmohan Singh became the butt of all jokes when the renowned economist quoted the very great, Sir John Maynard Keynes: 387 more words

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India Rising - a book review

This book is a compendium of various facets of India, from a Singaporean perspective, by an author-journalist who was part of all the facets. The book is not only interesting but also riveting as the author, Ravi Velloor, has dealt in detail, each one of the above facets.Even though the book is detailed, it doesn’t test our patience, as the lucid presentation lures us into the book and the details that it contains. 1,268 more words

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