29 Jan 2020
Why aren't protesters at Shaheen Bagh 'dying', wonders BJP leader
The Bharatiya Janata Party's unhealthy obsession with the ongoing protest in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh was reflected again on Tuesday when the chief of party's West Bengal unit, Dilip Ghosh, wondered why agitating "women and children weren't dying".
28 Dec 2019
'Notebandi 2.0': RaGa fires fresh salvo at Modi over NRC/NPR
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).
08 Nov 2019
#NoteBanAnniversary: Ex-finance secretary says Rs. 2,000 notes can be demonetized
Exactly three years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and wiped off Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes, making way for new Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 notes.
19 Oct 2019
One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi
No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.
25 Sep 2019
Now, no more discounts on credit-card payments at petrol pumps
Credit card payments at petrol pumps will not get the 0.75% cashback/discount, starting from October 1.
06 Sep 2019
Amid economic slowdown, Anurag Thakur faces embarrassment at auto event
On Friday, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur addressed the slowdown in the auto industry at the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) annual summit in New Delhi.
21 Aug 2019
Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer
In a unique development, banks may be required to seek permission from account holders before money is transferred into their accounts, reports said.
20 Jun 2019
Tezpur University researchers have a solution for fake currency: nano-ink!
Counterfeiting or fake currency is a problem that authorities across the globe have struggled to constrain. Miscreants are often drawn to counterfeiting as it's a real money-making (illicit) business, and it's hard to trace once the currency is in circulation.
27 Apr 2019
RBI set to issue new 'greenish yellow' Rs. 20 notes
The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it would issue new Rs. 20 notes shortly. The notes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series will be greenish yellow in color and will bear the signature of Governor Shaktikanta Das.
31 Jan 2019
Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows
During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.
17 Jan 2019
May need more currency as GDP size increasing: RBI official
With the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) size increasing in quantitative terms, there could be a need for more currency in the economy, a Reserve Bank of India official said today.
09 Jan 2019
India's GDP to grow 7.5% in next two years: World-Bank
India's GDP is expected to grow at 7.3% in the fiscal year 2018-19, and 7.5% in the following two years, the World Bank has forecast, attributing it to an upswing in consumption and investment.
25 Dec 2018
RBI to release new Rs. 20 note soon: Details here
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is soon set to introduce new Rs. 20 note with additional features, according to a document of the central bank.
21 Nov 2018
Half of India's ATMs might shut down in 2019
Nearly 50% of ATMs in India might be shut down by March 2019 owing to regulatory changes that are making it unviable to operate ATMs, warned industry body Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMi) on Wednesday.
17 Nov 2018
Jaitley defends demonetization, dubs it an 'ethical move not political'
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today defended demonetization, saying it was a "highly ethical" move and not a political one.
16 Nov 2018
Let non-Gandhi become Congress' President: PM Modi replies to Tharoor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, said he would appreciate the Nehruvian legacy if Congress made anyone who isn't part of the Gandhi family, its President for five years.
09 Nov 2018
RBI disagreed with Centre's claims on demonetization: Report
Before giving its approval to Centre for demonetization on November 8, 2016, the Reserve Bank of India rejected claims that it would curb black money and counterfeit notes, IE reports.
09 Nov 2018
Sena spokesperson's comments on demonetization fairly accurate: Cong leader
A Congress leader today termed the Shiv Sena's comments yesterday on demonetization as "fairly accurate" but also asked the latter if it'd continue to be a part of the BJP-led governments at the Center and Maharashtra.
08 Nov 2018
#Demonetization: Who benefited? India or the Modi government?
Two years have passed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an unprecedented move, announced a ban on high-denomination notes.
08 Nov 2018
Ashok Chavan calls demonetization biggest mistake of Modi government
Speaking on the second anniversary of demonetization, senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan today described it as the "biggest mistake of Modi government" and claimed that it resulted in the slowdown of the economy.
08 Nov 2018
#DemonetizationTurns2: Congress and BJP trade attacks on note-ban anniversary
On the second anniversary of demonetization, Congress has planned a nationwide protest on Friday. The Congress plans to take to streets against the 'Tughlaqi farmaan' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
18 Sep 2018
'Real' depreciation of Indian rupee is at 6-7%, estimates IMF
The real effective depreciation of the Indian rupee this year as compared to Dec'17 is between 6-7%, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which warned that it would jack up the prices of imported goods.
15 Sep 2018
Haryana: Three held with demonetized currency worth Rs. 1.43 crore
The Haryana Police claimed to have seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 1.43 crore from three persons.
08 Sep 2018
Amounts you'll get back on exchanging Rs. 2000-note, and more
Handle your currency notes with utmost care, for exchanging torn notes may get you nothing or just half the value, according to new RBI guidelines.
01 Sep 2018
Gujarat: 2 held with Rs. 1.99 lakh in demonetized notes
Two persons were arrested with demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 1.99 lakh on Friday night in Rajkot district of Gujarat.
29 Aug 2018
99.3% of demonetized-notes worth Rs. 15.31-lakh-crore returned to banks: RBI
As many as 99.3% of the old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes, that were banned overnight in November 2016, have been returned, the Reserve Bank of India said in its annual report.
23 Aug 2018
SBI yet to recalibrate 18,135 ATMs for new notes: RTI
Country's largest lender State Bank Of India (SBI) is yet to recalibrate 18,135 automated teller machines (ATMs) even after 21 months of demonetization, an RTI query revealed.
23 Aug 2018
#RaGaInGermany: Unemployment reason behind lynchings, an ISIS reference, and more
Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched an attack at ruling BJP and PM Narendra Modi as he addressed a gathering in Bucerius Summer School, Hamburg, Germany.
18 Aug 2018
Gujarat: Rs. 3.36 crore in demonetized notes seized; 3 arrested
Three persons were arrested today and demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 3.36 crore was seized from them in Khatodara locality of Gujarat's Surat district.
08 Aug 2018
Here's how Indian Railways is promoting digital transactions
Recently Rajen Gohain, the Minister of State for Railways, declared that the percentage of train tickets booked digitally is on the rise, having risen to 66% of total reserved tickets in 2017-18, from 60% in 2016-17.
07 Aug 2018
Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization
Fake notes with a face value of Rs. 13.87cr were seized in states bordering Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh from November 09, 2016 till June 30, 2018 post-demonetization, as per NCRB data, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed Lok Sabha.
31 Jul 2018
Demonetization: Hyderabad firm that deposited Rs. 3,000cr missing from registered-address
A Hyderabad-based company that suspiciously deposited and withdrew Rs. 3,178cr during demonetization is nowhere to be found at its registered address, TOI reports.
19 Jul 2018
RBI to issue new Rs. 100 notes soon, details here
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to issue new Rs. 100 notes as a part of the new Mahatma Gandhi series.
15 Jul 2018
'Demonetization was instant,why not Ram Mandir?': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray once again came down heavily on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked why demonetization was instant but not Ram Mandir.
26 Jun 2018
No probe will be ordered into 'exchange-of-currency' in Ahmedabad-bank: Sinha
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha yesterday said the government wouldn't order any probe into reports of exchange of currency notes worth Rs. 745.58cr at Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank within five days of the announcement of demonetization on November 8, 2016.
18 Jun 2018
India, fastest-growing major economy, trend likely to continue: Jaitley
Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that 7.7% economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 "firmly" established India as the fastest-growing major economy in the world and the trend is likely to continue for some years.
12 Jun 2018
Videocon: PM Modi, SC, Brazil responsible for Rs. 39,000cr debt
Videocon Industries Ltd., with its massive Rs 39,000cr debt, is facing bankruptcy proceedings after the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) admitted a plea from lenders last week, led by the State Bank of India.
10 Jun 2018
Did demonetization boost Digital-India? Currency with public crosses pre-November'16 levels
There were two prime goals of demonetization- removal of black money and advancing towards a cashless economy.
20 May 2018
What makes Narendra Modi so popular?
Though BJP recently lost Karnataka, but no one can deny that BJP and its 'Pradhan sewak' continue to dominate the Indian political scene.
07 May 2018
Bankers fear soiled Rs. 100 notes may deepen cash crunch
Bankers fear that the prevailing cash crunch in different parts of the country might just get worse with unsoiled, usable-in-ATMs Rs. 100 notes becoming "too scarce."