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Why you find merit in protesting every anti-corruption measure? BJP to ...

NEW DELHI: The BJP Thursday fired off 10 questions to the Congress on second anniversary of demonetisation, asking why its finds merit in protesting every "anti-corruption" measure of the Narendra Modi government and accusing it of "living in denial" ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Digital banking an excuse after all objectives of demonetisation failed, says ...

Launching a scathing attack on the Modi government over demonetisation, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the government defence of digital banking is a "knee-jerk response" to cover up the failed objectives. "In his speech, PM Modi mentioned ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Demonetisation anniversary highlights: Rahul Gandhi calls note ban a 'planned ...

On the second anniversary of demonetisation Thursday, the Congress led the charge in criticising the note ban exercise and found support in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee. Former prime minister ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

More cash in market now than before demonetisation day, RBI data shows

There is more currency in the Indian economic system right now than there was on the eve of the demonetisation announcement two years, Reserve Bank of India data shows. The data also shows that the currency in circulation is currently growing at a rate ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Govt, opposition in war of words on second anniversary of demonetisation

NEW DELHI: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley staunchly defended the demonetisation drive on Thursday after several opposition leaders, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, made a scathing ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

NDA, opposition spar on anniversary of demonetisation

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said in a Facebook post that the November 2016 demonetisation was a key step in a chain of decisions taken to formalise the economy, which had increased the number of taxpayers and made evasion more difficult. Jaitley's ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Demonetisation A Carefully Planned, Criminal Financial Scam: Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today said the demonitisation exercise conducted by the government two years ago was "not just an ill-conceived and poorly executed economic policy with 'innocent intent', but a carefully planned, criminal financial scam".
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Two years after demonetisation, India is still struggling to create jobs

Two years since the Narendra Modi government derailed the Indian economy with the note ban, it is still limping, at least on the jobs front. The November 2016 demonetisation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes, which accounted for about 86% of the currency in ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Two years after demonetisation: Congress to hold protest against note ban at ...

The Congress along with its frontal organisations will Friday hold a protest against demonetisation at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in New Delhi from 12 pm, a day after the party led the charge in criticising the note ban exercise ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Two years of demonetisation: RBI warned govt on black money, fake notes claims ...

Two years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of high-value currency notes, it has emerged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had given its approval to the initiative but specifically red flagged concerns over the government claims ...
Thursday, November 8, 2018