Demonetisation: Truth Vs Hype [Part I]

This is the first of a two part series on Demonetisation. Many economists and Nobel laureates have propounded their view on the issue, many a times more of a rhetoric than pure reasoning. Reading all those comments, speeches by someone renowned for

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Demonetisation: Truth Vs Hype [Part II]

This is the second of a two part series on Demonetisation. MYTH -3 UNDER PLANNED AND IMPROPER IMPLEMENTATION Everyone has liberty to speak in a free democracy, however if they speak with facts, rather than rhetoric it would sound nice. I have trie

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Why Modi's Idea to Hold Simultaneous Elections is a Bad One

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently mooted the idea of evolving a method for holding Assembly and Lok Sabha elections simultaneously. Primarily, two reasons stand out in favour of this electoral reform. With parties in perpetual election mode,

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Its Time Modi-Sarkar Realised There's More To Growth Than Development

The Narendra Modi-led BJP Government has been in power for almost 2 years now. The thumping majority they received in the Lok Sabha was testament to the fact that India was ready for a change of epic proportions. Modi stylised his campaign run on the

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Smriti Irani Vs. Pallam Raju: A Tale Of Two HRD Ministers

I have had the pleasure of meeting Mallipudi Mangapati Pallam Raju (HRD Minister 2012-2014) on several occasions in the last year. The first time I met him, he politely asked me if I could help him with some research for a 30-minute TV panel discussi

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Mamata's Disappointing Legacy

Most Politicians enter politics to make a difference to the people around them, to make a name for themselves. At the beginning, a certain level of idealism and passion drives their choices. However, along the way, many of these politicians make thos

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