Readers’ comments: ‘Demonetisation does not seem to have been a fruitful exercise’

Black money gamble The government is illogically trying to crackdown on ill-gotten wealth which has existed since time immemorial and will continue to do so, no matter how complicated our laws and systems get (“Suspicious banking transactions rose by three lakh in 2016-17, says RBI report”). It is the inherent […]

Sitaram Yechury’s comments on prohibition leave Kerala CPI(M) leaders with a hangover

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has upset the plans of the Left Democratic Front led by his party in Kerala, which was trying to keep both those for and against prohibition in good humour ahead of next month’s assembly elections. The opposition front had earlier attempted […]