Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicDemonetisation

Topic: demonetisation

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.

Five years after demonetisation, cash transactions are down but not gone, survey says

According to the LocalCircles survey, over the last year, 20% of respondents reduced their cash transactions in favour of digital payments. 

Amit Shah reiterates India can’t develop with ‘army of illiterates’, says education important

The home minister called Narendra Modi India’s most successful PM since Independence. He also lauded the 2016 demonetisation move.

I-T tribunal says no tax on homemakers who deposited less than Rs 2.5 lakh during demonetisation

The tribunal says women accumulated cash through various sources, which they had to deposit in bank accounts during demonetisation & therefore, it cannot be treated as taxable income.

Gujarat MLA’s eviction for wearing T-shirt is over the top. Don’t dictate personal choices

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Nehru went to cabinet on Kashmir, but Modi’s decision-making is different

For a leader, the ability to take decisions speedily is a virtue but equally important is to weigh in the possible consequences.

Modi plays up personal equations with world leaders — Pranab Mukherjee in autobiography

The late ex-president has criticised PM Modi for being ‘autocratic’ in his newly-released memoir. He also said Congress wouldn’t have faced drubbing if he was in active politics.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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