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Why Rs24,000 withdrawal limit must stay

Demonetization, RBI, e-payments, BJP, Mayawati, Mamata, Rahul, Yadav pariwar, India
Strongs reasons to keep cap on Rs24,000 withdrawal

It’s a fervent hope that the cap on Rs 24,000 withdrawal a week on individual bank account stays till mid-2017.

So what happened to Rs. 15 lakhs Modi promised?

Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jantar Mantar, CWG scam, Coal Scam, 2G scam, AAP, Rs 15 lakhs, Congis, AAPtards, Election Commission, IBNLive, Ashutosh, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Gujarat 2002 riots, Rajdharma, Ambani, Arvind Kejriwal, Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas
So what happened to Rs 15 lakhs Modi promised?

A few days ago, I saw some young friends of Congress raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Jantar Mantar in the Capital.

Dr. Pathak, a pan-Indian hero you don’t read about

Alwar, Rajasthan, Sulabh Shauchalaya, Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, scavengers,  UN-Habitat/UNCHS (UN Centre for Human Settlements), WHO, UNICEF, UNEP, UNDP, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Mahatama Gandhi, Swachh Rail Mission,  Bettaih, Bihar,
Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak (top right), his Sulabh Shauchalaya (below) and the ex-scavengers now on fashion shows in New York.

Alwar in Rajasthan is a two-hour drive from Delhi, the Capital of India.

Pregnant women are not just Muslims

Narendra Modi, Muslim women, Hindus,Buddhist, Indonesia, Pakistan, population, Pew Research Centre, Lakshadweep, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Rampur, Bangladeshi refugees
Decline in Muslim population growth rate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of financial aid to pregnant women in his new year’s address has led to suggestions that Muslim women would benef

India’s "Second Independence": the real deal

India, Second Independence, BJP, 2019 General Elections, TINA, bhakt, saffron-brigade, Left, Bengal, Licence Raj, Goonda, Mafia, real-estate barons, Air India, benami properties, Britain, Anglo-Saxons, United States, CIA, imperialist, NGOs, Human Right Groups, Sanjeev Sanyal, Hindol Sengupta, Subhash Kak, Rajeev Malhotra, Delhi Sultanate, Mughals, British rule, socialist Congress, Orientalists, North-South Divide, Aryan-Dravidian divide, Aryan invasion theory, Vedas, Sanskrit, Narendra Modi, Hinduism
Young India Rising: The Second Independence

We are entering into a stretch of political landscape which could simply be termed as the “Second Independence” of India in coming years.

Obama squeaks on Russia in final PC

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Obama: A disaster to the last word

At his final end of the year press conference before departing on his final taxpayer-paid Hawaiian vacation, Barack Obama decided to repeat a laundry list of

Is it really “poor” who are queued outside banks?

Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Supreme Court, Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Prasanna Tantri, Mint, Indian School of Business, National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO)
Queues: Where's the unrest?

Opposition parties and media have cried themselves hoarse that poor are suffering and dying by standing in queues outside banks after the demonetization was

Now, it’s time for electoral reforms

Demonetization, AAP, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Congress, UP Assembly elections, Lok Sabha, Centre for Media Studies, Election Commission
Why AAP has withdrawn from Mah, Chandigarh civic polls?

After the demonetization of November 8, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) pulled out of local civic elections of both Mumbai and Chandigarh.

When even RBI supplied fake currency!!!

Reserve Bank of India, Mint Street, Non-Performing Assets, De La Rue, CBI, India-Nepal border, RBI, ISI, BRBNMPL, Hoshangabad, JNU, Jadhavpur, James Hussey, American Banknote Company, Thomas De La Rue, Giesecke, Dervrient Consortium, CVC, Arjo Wiggins, Crane AB, Louisenthal, Gen. G.D. Bakshi, Economic Pearl Harbour
Fake Currency: The Pakistan's game

(This brilliant piece in In

Murthal is one of many "fake news": But who cares?

Murthal Gangrape, Jat Stir, Haryana, JNU stir, CFSL, cow vigilante, Mumbai autorickshaw, Sonepad, Rohtak, Muslim girl rent Mumbai, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Hindu, Indian Express, demonetization, Dalit home in Sonepad, Rohtak girls, amicus curiae
Muruthal Gangrape: The story that never was 

The kind of furore and din media created on “Murthal gangrape” during the Jat Stir in Haryana is beginning to unravel.