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Mahesh Vijapurkar

Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

Nov 22, 2016

Demonetisation is an opportunity to trim wedding expenses, and ensure a social revolution

Now that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set a Rs 2.5 lakh cash withdrawal limit for families with upcoming weddings, could this be an opportunity to make Indian weddings inexpensive and ensure a social revolution? #Demonetisation #InMyOpinion #Janardhan Reddy #Narendra Modi #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #Wedding

Nov 21, 2016

Demonetisation: Centre’s refusal to empower EC to clamp down on notebank politics raises eyebrows

In lieu of the demonetisation wave, the Centre’s reluctance to empower the Election Commission to clamp down on black money in politics does raise eyebrows. #Black money #ConnectTheDots #Corruption #Demonetisation #Election Commission #Elections #Law Ministry #Rs 1000 #Rs 500 #Tamil Nadu

Nov 20, 2016

Maharashtra might reinforce ‘two liquor bottles at home’ policy; cutback likely to dent revenue

This points to a clear series of flipflops, welcomed in some quarters and frowned at in others, depending on who likes liquor and who doesn’t #Anna Hazare #gram suraksha dal #IMFL #Maharashtra #Maharashtra liquor policy #NewsTracker #State excise department #V Radha

Nov 14, 2016

Demonetisation, ATM chaos: Why should the poor pay to divest the ‘rich’ of their dirty wealth?

The middle class’ positivity around the demonetisation has all but evaporated for a simple reason – its inefficient implementation. #Banks #Black money #ConnectTheDots #Corruption #Demonetisation #Narendra Modi #Rs 1000 #Rs 500

Nov 13, 2016

Demonetisation has turned into chaos: Why did the Modi govt not plan it properly?

Those who told you and the PM that such a huge operation could be carried out with just half the number of functional ATMs are the culprits. #Arun Jaitley #ATM #Banks in India #Black money #Demonetisation #Finance minister #InMyOpinion #Narendra Modi #Rs 1000 ban #Rs 500 ban

Oct 24, 2016

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil row: Karan Johar, MNS or Fadnavis, winner will emerge after film release

This time, the producers and actors did not promote Ae Dil Hain Mushkil by generating a controversy or taking the crew to hop TV studios. This time, the controversy has been imposed upon the movie. #Ae Dil Hain Mushkil #Bollywood #ConnectTheDots #Devendra Fadnavis #Karan Johar #Maharashtra #MNS #Pakistan #Pakistani artistes #Producers' Guild #Raj Thackeray

Oct 14, 2016

Pakistani artistes ban: Threats of violence from MNS robs the objective of its sheen

There is a view that Pakistan should be put in its place and treated as an enemy nation though another does canvas the view that art and politics should not be linked, and that Pakistani artistes should not have been banned. #Ae Dil Hai Mushkil #BJP #Congress #Fawad Khan #Karan Johar #Mahira Khan #MNS #Raees #Shiv Sena

Sep 28, 2016

Politicians must hand over BMC control to a neutral body that will put Mumbai first

It's time that the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), popularly known as the BMC, was superseded by someone neutral — and not the politicians who are corporators — to put the city back to a working condition. #BMC #BMC election 2017 #BMC Polls #Bombay High Court #corporators #Devendra Fadnavis #MCGM #Mumbai city #Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai #municipal elections 2017