Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: demonetisation

‘Increased digital payments, pushed growth’: How govt defended demonetisation policy before SC

In an affidavit submitted to the SC, govt said the policy helped the workforce in the ‘predominantly cash-based’ informal sector to be integrated into the formal financing system.

How carbonated agenda is all the fizz at ‘Coke-27’ & BJP’s turn to ‘taste its own medicine’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Did Covid do what demonetisation couldn’t? Usher in ‘digital India’ & cashless economy

Data show withdrawals from ATMs have remained largely the same since lockdown was lifted, while UPI payments ballooned — signs of behavioural change, even as currency in circulation goes up

Aware of ‘Lakshman Rekha’ but will probe demonetisation, says Supreme Court

Noting that it was aware of the 'Lakshman Rekha' on judicial reviews of govt policies, the top court said it needs to examine the matter since both sides are not agreeable.

Opposition needs to have an electoral game plan. Criticism of Modi is not enough

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Urban poverty rose sharply after demonetisation in 2016, World Bank study shows

Recovery after demonetisation was quick, but overall rate of poverty reduction in 2011-2019 period was lower than in 2004-2011, finds paper published last week.

Kalicharan’s Gandhi ‘hate’, raid on Kanpur perfumer, 2022 polls — what made Pg 1 of Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Off The Cuff with Gita Gopinath

In the latest edition of ThePrint 'Off The Cuff', Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was in conversation with our...

Black money celebrates 5th anniversary of its ‘elimination’, and PM Modi’s unshakeable devotion

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera


Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.