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#Notebandi Frontlines: Small Stores Struggle To Survive, But Many Support Modi

#Notebandi Frontlines: Small Stores Struggle To Survive, But Many Support Modi

Ambika Kumbhar (62) with her daughter-in-law Manisha (34) at their kirana store off the Bhiwandi-Wada road in Thane district, north of Mumbai. The Kumbhars reported a 62% drop in earnings…

#Notebandi Frontlines: Out Of Cash, A Dying Textile Town Goes Silent

#Notebandi Frontlines: Out Of Cash, A Dying Textile Town Goes Silent

In two decades, not much has changed for 41-year-old power loom worker Nandan Pagare from Malegaon, Maharashtra. He still works more than 12 hours a day, earns Rs 1,800 a…

#Notebandi Frontlines: As Tourists Stay Away, 50 Million Livelihoods At Risk

#Notebandi Frontlines: As Tourists Stay Away, 50 Million Livelihoods At Risk

  Anjuna (Goa): Raju Lakhani’s beachside restaurant here at this popular tourist strip in north Goa should have been packed this time of the year. But the tables at Moon…

92 Hours Of Lok Sabha Disruption Cost India Rs 144 Crore

92 Hours Of Lok Sabha Disruption Cost India Rs 144 Crore

  Biju Janata Dal member of Parliament (MP) Jay Panda announced that he would forgo part of his November and December salary–he did not mention how much that would be…

#Notebandi Frontlines: In Tribal Areas, Low Literacy, Cellphone Use, Few ATMs

#Notebandi Frontlines: In Tribal Areas, Low Literacy, Cellphone Use, Few ATMs

“If I can’t read, how do I know what buttons to press,” said Zumla, a bhil tribal from the village of Footiya, in Jhabua district, Madhya Pradesh, when asked whether…

#Notebandi Frontlines: Sales Fall, Anger Rises–Why The Fishing Industry Can’t Go Cashless

#Notebandi Frontlines: Sales Fall, Anger Rises–Why The Fishing Industry Can’t Go Cashless

A view of the Margao wholesale fish market. With notebandi, distress sales, market closures and anchoring of fishing fleets have been reported from West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and…

#Notebandi Frontlines: Flower Harvest Income Falls 70%; Year Lost: A Farmer’s Story

#Notebandi Frontlines: Flower Harvest Income Falls 70%; Year Lost: A Farmer’s Story

Keshu Singh Patel, a flower and vegetable farmer from Mirjapur, Madhya Pradesh, selling his produce to a retailer at the flower market in Indore, on December 7, 2016. Patel earned…

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