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The woes of the falling rupee!

September 04, 2013 14:09 IST

The woes of the falling rupee!

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Uttam Ghosh

As the nosediving rupee shatters foreign-education dreams and eats away the country’s much-vaunted forex reserves -- to mention just two fallouts -- Uttam Ghosh takes up pen and paper to outline what the common Indian is feeling.

First up, let us say RIP to India’s fast-sinking superpower dreams!


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Welcome onboard the UPA

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The government assures us it is in control and that the ship of State is steady.

So why oh why do we feel like passengers on the Titanic?


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It's never our fault!

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Uttam Ghosh

As our eloquent prime minister has so often said, we must blame the world for our troubles. Remember Vasudeva Kutumbakam?


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We can just watch in horror

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Welcome to India, where the leaders seem to be blind to the rupee's, and our, troubles. With due apologies to the visually impaired.


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Uttam Ghosh

Meanwhile, America -- who our leaders seem to trust more than us, the people -- has found another corner of the world to spread democracy to.

There’s never enough money to solve the world’s problems, mind, but never a shortfall of currency for war.

Net result, oil prices surging, rupee falling.


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