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'Modi made rich richer, poor poorer'
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'Modi made rich richer, poor poorer'

'People are angry.''First notebandi, then GST, now losses on the farm have ruined us.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In the first part of this India Spend feature, Alison Saldhana/India Spend spoke to small business owners near Mumbai to understand how demonetisation has affected their trade a year after Prime Minister Narendra D Modi outlawed Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. In this concluding segment of the feature, she discovers that Modi's appeal to this constituency remains ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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When you can't access your spouse's bank account

How can you access the bank account of an incapacitated person?Tinesh Bhasin lets us know.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Recently, the Bombay high court allowed a woman to operate the bank account of her husband who was in a coma. As there is no legal provision in banking to deal with such a situation, the wife had no option but to approach the judiciary to be appointed her husband's guardian. Anyone can face a similar situation where the breadwinner is comatose, incapacitated, bedridden ...
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Monkey Business

Man loses Rs 1.5 lakh from under his pillow.Geetanjali Krishna reveals what happens next.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The other day, I heard the strangest story from Kamini. Last week, her husband, who is overseeing the construction of their house in Odisha's Sambalpur, had Rs 1.5 lakh stolen from under his pillow. "The money was hard earned," said she tearfully. "It will take us another year to save so much again; further, this loss will delay the completion of the house," she said.
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Want to wear a dhoti?

Wearing a dhoti isn't something you can learn with some sleight of hand, says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Women say that draping a saree is easy, so wearing a dhoti should be a breeze, right? A few years ago, having received some trendy lungis from an artist in Colombo, I had thought to wear them to parties in the unisex fashion that young fashionistas carry off so effortlessly. Unfortunately, it didn't go down well. First, of course, was the trouble with the tying of ...
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Indian democracy is in the fight of its life

'And if you think this is alarmist nonsense, you are helping it happen,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Tuesday, September 5, was a terrible, difficult night, when news broke that outspoken Kannadiga journalist Gauri Lankesh had been murdered in Bengaluru. Lankesh was not in a conflict zone, or a riot, or a hostage crisis, or in any of the other dangerous situations that journalists often encounter. She was doing what working people do -- coming home in the evening, ...
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Tips for diabetics who plan to fast during Navratri

Follow these tips if you want to control your diabetes during Navratri. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com  Navratri is here and people celebrate this festival with joy. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of India. Fasting during Navratri is considered very sacred and it is done to propitiate Goddess Durga and seek her blessings. Apart from the religious aspect of it, even scientifically it helps purify the body through flushing ...
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In India, 5G network won't be a reality soon

Delay due to rise in operating cost of telcos, late adoption of 4G network Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The country needs more time to launch fifth generation technology (5G) in its telecom network, said Aruna Sundararajan, head of the Telecom Commission and secretary to the department of telecommunications. According to Sundararajan, the country first needs to complete its transition from 3G to 4G network and only then move towards further upgradation.   "First, India needs to ...
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Modi is at a crucial juncture

'There is economic danger: Not inflation, but a slowdown that feeds an employment crisis,' says T N Ninan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com There is a paradox at work. The Modi government gains in political strength and popular support even as the economy swings downward. Can the two continue to move in opposite directions?   For a while, certainly. Indira Gandhi remained hugely popular for many years even as the economy slipped into its lowest growth phase since Independence. What ...
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Missing flights has become a family habit

'I'm now hoping to fly tonight, with the office threatening to organise someone to escort me to the terminal at any sign that I might be dawdling -- because while I'm still here, there's a book launch, an artist's opening, and a party to attend, all of which I'll drop in on for a while,' says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com What do you do when you miss a flight? You book yourself another one, of course. These days, with multiple options connecting metro cities, there's a ...
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Rahul, Marx, Dhinchak Pooja

In a landscape dominated by social media, everything begins to matter less for what it is than for how many likes or re-tweets it can generate, says Ashish Sharma.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Recently, a report from the news agency ANI claimed that Twitter accounts re-tweeting Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi could be automated bots. Without getting into the accuracy of the story, take a look at the bigger picture: That it's not the people or their work that matters, but the data, ...
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