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India’s Cash Crackdown Linked to Drop in Child Trafficking

By Roli Srivastava and Nita Bhalla MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Dec 17- Business has been slow at the Thakkar Bappa Colony shoe manufacturing hub in eastern Mumbai since the Indian government withdrew high-value bank notes last month in an attempt to curb tax evasion and counterfeit currency. Orders to the numerous shoemakers lining the slum’s narrow streets

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Indian Banks Call in Police as People Rush to Ditch Old Banknotes

By Neha Dasgupta and Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Nov 10  – Indian banks called in thousands of police on Thursday to manage huge queues outside branches, as people tried to exchange bank notes abruptly pulled out of circulation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a crackdown on “black money”. Modi announced the shock move on

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