Five must-read stories—November 23
5 stories to start your day
In the Telegraph. Dilip Cherian, the founding partner of image management firm Perfect Relations, said: "The Prime Minister's message has three parts—the first, make everyone feel guilty about protesting the move. The second, project this as a move targeted at the rich and in the interests of the poor. The third, give the whole thing a veneer of anti-terror which equals pro-nationalism."
Oil mills in the PM’s backyard in Saurashtra have been hit by the cash crunch. With no cash to pay and with farmers refusing to take payment by cheque, the business has shrunk, says the Telegraph.
Naga insurgents, the ‘good terrorists’ with a faction of whom the Government of India has signed an agreement, are forcing businessmen to take back old currency and exchange them for new, reports the Indian Express.
Carnatic music legend vocalist Balamuralikrishna, who passed away yesterday, had declared his retirement in 2014 after saying that concerts had become commercial, communal and political. In The News Minute.
In The Tribune. India has lost 18 soldiers since September 29 on the LoC in Kashmir and has claimed that casualty on the Pakistani side is higher, raising questions about the efficacy of the policy pursued by the Government and the army.