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Sunday Spotlight
Published On 03-Dec-2016

Quest for cashless economy

Without being dismissive of the hardships and tragedies the nation has faced close to a month, let's take...

Journey is long and the road uneven

S Ananth

Proponents argue that the disruptive impact of demonetisation will spur the move towards cashless society since electronic payments...

'There is a surge in card transactions'

 NPCI MD and CEO A P Hota

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in India. In an interview...


Published On 26-Nov-2016

Bringing PDS out of the abyss

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) passed in 2013 gives statutory backing to the Public Distribution System...

Aadhaar-enabled exclusion and corruption

Reetika Khera

When the Aadhaar project was launched in 2009, the Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) publicity...

The shadow of graft

The ubiquitous ration shops or fair price shops were first introduced way back in the 1940s in the aftermath of the Bengal famine...

No end to inconvenience

In one of the clustered, matchbox houses of Risala Abdullah in Hyderabad resides M Jayamma, a daily wage labourer. Her husband Baburao...


Published On 19-Nov-2016

Demonetisation nightmare

The effects of what is commonly known as demonetisation are now fully playing out. But what we get to see is the impact...

Pitfalls of a secretive economic manoeuvre

Indraneel Dasgupta

It is now close to a fortnight since the government banned the use of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, which together constitute...

Will Modi's gamble win votes?

Kay Benedict

The government's Nov 8 decision to abolish high denomination currency notes appears to have opened a Pandora's box...

Photo Gallery
The super yacht Indian Empress, owned by fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya...

The super yacht Indian Empress, owned by fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya...

Students of Metagalli JSS Highschool forms India map during Bharath Matha Pooja programme...

Students of Metagalli JSS Highschool forms India map during Bharath Matha Pooja programme...

Artistes perform during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra...

Artistes perform during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra...

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama at the inauguration of a four-day seminar on legacy...

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama at the inauguration of a four-day seminar on legacy...

Two rats gather in a shrub at the Saint Jacques Tower park, in the center of Paris...

Two rats gather in a shrub at the Saint Jacques Tower park, in the center of Paris...

A wrecked bus after meeting with an accident on the Delhi-Agra National highway due to fog...

A wrecked bus after meeting with an accident on the Delhi-Agra National highway due to fog...

Smoke rises from the house where two Lashkir-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were hiding...

Smoke rises from the house where two Lashkir-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were hiding...

Huge cash seized by the Income Tax department after it conducted searches in Chennai...

Huge cash seized by the Income Tax department after it conducted searches in Chennai...

The carcass of elephant Sidda being shifted in a lorry for the burial at the Manchanbele dam...

The carcass of elephant Sidda being shifted in a lorry for the burial at the Manchanbele dam...

A heater is placed in the enclosure of a tiger to keep big cat warm during cold day at Sanjay...

A heater is placed in the enclosure of a tiger to keep big cat warm during cold day at Sanjay...

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