Articles by Mahesh Vijapurkar
Dec 15, 2016
Demonetisation impact: Will the crackdown stop once cash flow eases?Barring the first few days after the 8 November demonetisation announcement, newspapers, television channels and online portals have been carrying headlines on unaccounted cash almost every single day.
Dec 13, 2016
In the time of demonetisation, it is the small change that comes to the rescueThe Income Tax Department may not tax, penalise or even frown at much of the hoarded money that is coming out — it is the small change, in coins, of Re 1, Rs 2, 5, and 10.
Dec 10, 2016
Maratha reservation: Devendra Fadnavis treads middle path on Atrocities ActArray
Dec 09, 2016
Renaming CST is lip service, doesn't truly honour Chhatrapati Shivaji MaharajHow does one honour the great Maratha warrior, Shivaji? There are many ways than merely naming places after him
Dec 06, 2016
After Jayalalithaa: Is there a plan for a successor to the people's authoritarian?J Jayalalithaa’s (her name is sometimes spelled Jayalalitha) death leads to two questions
Nov 29, 2016
Maharashtra council polls: BJP win marketed on demonetisation, but statistics are being twistedIt would be so regardless of which party had the majority in the general body and which party nominee was the directly-elected civic elder.
Nov 22, 2016
Demonetisation is an opportunity to trim wedding expenses, and ensure a social revolutionNow 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?
Nov 21, 2016
Demonetisation: Centre's refusal to empower EC to clamp down on notebank politics raises eyebrowsIn 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.
Nov 20, 2016
Maharashtra might reinforce 'two liquor bottles at home' policy; cutback likely to dent revenueThis 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
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.