The finance minister, Arun Jaitley, was entirely right to stress the significant improvement in the government's revenue collections in recent weeks as a pointer to the fact that the so-called calamitous effects of the November 8 demonetization have been overstated. However, while the full impact of Narendra Modi's audacious ethical cleansing is yet to be fully grasped, either by economists or other policy makers, it is clear that demonetization looks set to have a profound effect on the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Swapan Dasgupta clarifies his tweet: Pointing out a misstep does not in any way diminish my complete endorsement of demonitisation. Trolls can look elsewhere for sceptics.Dasgupta had tweeted earlier today saying, "New caveats on depositing old notes till Dec 30 were unnecessary & will undermine people's faith in govt assurances. A terrible last move."This comes after the RBI on Monday said that deposits totaling more than Rs 5,000 in old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be made only ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Rajya Sabha BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta criticises the Modi government for changing its stance yet again on the deposit of old notes. Dasgupta tweeted: "New caveats on depositing old notes till Dec 30 were unnecessary & will undermine people's faith in govt assurances. A terrible last move."This comes after the RBI on Monday said that deposits totaling more than Rs 5,000 in old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be made only once per account until December 30. If someone has more than Rs 5,000 in old ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Post-truth (according to The Oxford English Dictionary): Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief. There's no better example of post-truth ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The star-studded panel - comprising poet Anne Waldman, Ashutosh Varney, journalist Luke Harding, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Parliamentarians Swapan Dasgupta and Shashi Tharoor, and man of all seasons (also ZeeJLF sessions, given the many he's been part of) Suhel ...DNA, 1 month ago
The 10th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) came to a close here on Monday with a heated debate on the subject of post-truth world.Distinguished writers Anne Waldman, Ashutosh Varshney, David McWilliams, Luke Harding, Shashi Tharoor, Prasoon Joshi, ...Prokerala, 1 month ago
In Rajasthan, the five day Jaipur literature festival will conclude today in Jaipur.On the Last day today in the festival, a prestigious debate on the topic of 'We Are Living in a Post-Truth World' will be discussed this evening where Anne Waldman, Ashutosh ...News on Air, 1 month ago
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