Why is the Indian rupee in freefall?

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The Indian rupee has fallen nearly 8% since the beginning of May, touching a record low on Tuesday.

So what has caused the rapid fall and what action is the country's government taking to stem the slide?

Yogita Limaye reports from Mumbai.

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