Cash Is No Longer King: How the Demonetisation of 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes is Affecting Travellers in India

The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi took 500 and 1000 rupee notes out of circulation on November 8 with immediate effect in a bid to stop corruption, ‘black money’ and tax evasion, meaning around 86% of the country’s currency was made worthless overnight. The banks were closed until the 10th and the ATMs weren’t open […]