NEW DELHI: In his speech to the Bharatiya Janata party workers in Delhi after the Assembly election results had been declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his policy henceforth would be to empower the poor by provi .. Read More

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THE LATEST GDP ESTIMATES: 'SHAMEFUL USE OF A GOVT BODY FOR PROPAGANDA'

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NEW DELHI: Perhaps no other public policy debate in post-independence India has seen as much of an “inversion of reason” on the part of the government as the demonetization debate.

When critics were po... Read More

THE LATEST GDP ESTIMATES: 'SHAMEFUL USE OF A GOVT BODY FOR PROPAGANDA'

PRABHAT PATNAIK

NEW DELHI: Perhaps no other public policy debate in post-independence India has seen as much of an “inversion of reason” on the part of the government as the demonetization debate.

When critics were po... Read More

BUDGET 2017: PROMOTES RECESSION AND IMPORT OF UNEMPLOYMENT

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NEW DELHI: The annual budget has an impact on the economy over the year it covers; additionally it is also an indicator of the direction of policy of the government for the future years. Any budget has to be judged on both these ... Read More

DEMONETIZATION: WHY THE PEOPLE ARE SILENT

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NEW DELHI: Why are the people remaining quiet, if they are so inconvenienced by the demonetization decision?

This again is a point that is harped on continuously by the ruling Party and government spokesmen.
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POST DEMONETIZATION: 'RATIONALE LIES IN ITS IRRATIONALITY,TO SHOCK AND AWE'

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NEW DELHI: The failure of demonetization to achieve its main purported objective, despite causing acute hardship to the people at large, cannot be attributed to the fact that the thought behind it was based on assumptions which Read More

THE DEMONETISATION FIASCO: NOT EVEN A PINPRICK TO BLACK ECONOMY

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NEW DELHI: The demonetisation of 86 percent of the currency of the country, a virtually unprecedented measure anywhere in the world, has brought immense hardship to the working people of the country, and will damage their living ... Read More

THE DEMONETISATION FIASCO: NOT EVEN A PINPRICK TO BLACK ECONOMY

PRABHAT PATNAIK

NEW DELHI: The demonetisation of 86 percent of the currency of the country, a virtually unprecedented measure anywhere in the world, has brought immense hardship to the working people of the country, and will damage their living ... Read More

THE DEMONETISATION FIASCO: NOT EVEN A PINPRICK TO BLACK ECONOMY

PRABHAT PATNAIK

NEW DELHI: The demonetisation of 86 percent of the currency of the country, a virtually unprecedented measure anywhere in the world, has brought immense hardship to the working people of the country, and will damage their living ... Read More

DEMONETISATION AND INFLATION: IN A REGIME WHERE UNREASON REIGNS SUPREME, DECIBELS RISE

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked for 50 days’ time for his demonetisation measure to work: the people were supposed to suffer for 50 days, by the end of which the wonderful results of demonetisation were to ... Read More

DEMONETISATION AND INFLATION: IN A REGIME WHERE UNREASON REIGNS SUPREME, DECIBELS RISE

PRABHAT PATNAIK

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked for 50 days’ time for his demonetisation measure to work: the people were supposed to suffer for 50 days, by the end of which the wonderful results of demonetisation were to ... Read More

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