Part of the phenomenon is that the PM's support base grows and gets more solidly behind him for the exact reasons a section of urban, English-speaking intelligentsia hates him
The former Congress chief said that the decision to scrap high-value currency notes was an attack on the country's poor, farmers, labourers and small shopkeepers
India's handloom, handicraft sectors have resilience to combat COVID-19 crisis setbacks. But they need calculated support
The handloom and handicrafts sectors will be drawing on their rich-but-checkered past, which previously saw them through prejudices and shortsighted policies, to work their way through the crisis posed by the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown as well.
Anurag Kashyap says the characters in Netflix film Choked don't share his politics: 'They aren't privileged, like I am'
Anurag Kashyap Netflix movie Choked explores marriage in a middle-class household and how it is shaped by financial concerns.
What is not vintage Anurag Kashyap is the lack of clarity and sharpness in what he seems to be saying about demonetisation and "achhe din" in Choked.
Anurag Kashyap, Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew on how they designed Netflix film Choked as a 'Sai Paranjpe thriller'
Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai revolved around the issues of a Maharashtrian couple (Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew), till the wife discovers an unlikely source of income.
Le15's Pooja Dhingra on coping with Colaba café's closure, and why it's a tough time for more than food industry
"My idea was to bring the macaron back to India with me, and see if people would love it as much as I did," says Le15's Pooja Dhingra
COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.
P Chidambaram says Yes Bank fiasco caused by 'mismanagement' of financial institutions under BJP govt, demands RBI probe
Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Yes Bank fiasco was caused by "mismanagement" of financial institutions under the BJP government and demanded that the RBI conduct a thorough probe and fix accountability in the matter
Yes Bank placed under 'moratorium'; govt caps withdrawals at Rs 50,000, RBI says lender lacked 'credible revival plan'
Troubled private sector lender Yes Bank was placed under a 'moratorium' on late Thursday, with the RBI capping depositor withdrawals at Rs 50,000.
44,000 jobs lost in Maharashtra in demonetisation year, says state Economic Survey; document red flags reducing number of industries
Some 44,000 jobs were lost in Maharashtra in 2016-17, the fiscal year when the decision of demonetisation was announced by the Centre, according to the state's Economic Survey.
Banks have started dispensing more of Rs 500 notes than Rs 2,000 denomination notes, a move seen as gradual phasing out of the high denomination currency note
With revenues falling, taxman rakes up three-year-old demonetisation cases; about 15,000 jewellers sent tax demands
Tax authorities are within the rights to demand tax on past revenue, which takes time to scrutinise, but it is highly unusual for officials to demand the entire revenue as tax.
Three years after demonetisation, Rs 2,000 currency note loses sheen; banks to eject them completely from ATMs in a year
Though the efforts are underway to recalibrate about 240,000 ATMs to replace Rs 2,000 notes with Rs 500 notes, the high-value notes may not be withdrawn immediately .
RBI's new motto after demonetisation: Cash is king, but digital is divine; digital payments witness 61% CAGR growth
With 'cash is king, but digital is divine' motto, the Reserve Bank on Monday said its endeavour will be to make digital payments a divine experience for the users after being buoyed by over Rs 3.5 lakh crore reduction in the notes in circulation (NIC) post demonetisation
PSB instructs officials to restrict circulation of Rs 2,000 notes, urges customers not to panic as no curbs on accepting
After issuing the directive to restrict the circulation of Rs 2,000 notes, senior officials of the PSB reportedly called branch managers to confirm that it was being executed immediately.
Govt's three errors of demonetisation, flawed GST, squeeze on banks, sent economy in tailspin: P Chidambaram
The monumental blunder of demonetization, a flawed GST and putting the squeeze on banks were the three major errors committed by the government that sent the economy into a tailspin, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Wednesday
Budget 2020: Govt departments to create over 2.6 lakh jobs by 2021 amid criticism from Opposition on unemployment
The Budget documents give a break-up of the jobs likely to created in central government departments between 2019 and March 2021.
Nirmala Sitharaman tried to please everyone and ended up satisfying none; Budget 2020 is a lost opportunity
Nirmala Sitharaman's careful grafting and granular approach gave the impression of a government still relying on cautious optimism and refusing to acknowledge the extent and nature of the slowdown that has pushed Indian economy to the brink of a stagflation
Budget 2020: Govt should revisit spectrum charges, other levies; offer amnesty schemes to telecom firms to enable 5G launch
Some incumbent players have begun reconsidering their future investment plans for 5G and national broadband, which are slated to form the fulcrum of the government’s ambitious Digital Communications Policy.