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India’s rival parties face off on note ban anniversary

November 8 marks the first anniversary of Indian government’s decision to demonetize high value currencies of Rs 500 (US$ 7.73) and Rs 1,000 (US$ 15.46) denomination to fight shadow economy and counterfeit currency and push for cashless transactions. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-led opposition are locked in a political slanging match […]