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Demonetisation: Economy shaken, GDP hurt, trust in govt undermined

NEW DELHI: While the immediate impact of demonetisation was seen in the long queues outside ATMs and felt through acute cash shortage, its anniversary is an appropriate vantage point to assess the less visible and generalised effect on the economy of what was easily the most disruptive measure post-Independence. The difficulty in making a cost-benefit analysis is that the move was not purely economic, ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s Europe tour leaves leaders strangely shaken

Donald Trump passes in front of Montenegrin prime minister Dusko Markovic (on his right) after he pushed him aside at a Nato leaders meeting in Brussels. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA He crunched hands, shoved shoulders and struck poses. He scoffed chocolates, ignored protocol and harangued heads of state. He denied saying things he had said, then said things that showed he ... Read More »