Demonetisation

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  • Sonia slams PM Modi for ‘erasing contributions’ of Nehru, Indira

    Sonia slams PM Modi for ‘erasing contributions’ of Nehru, Indira

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday blamed the Narendra Modi government for “erasing contributions” of former Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi to the nation. Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s highest decision-making body, Sonia Gandhi also......

    November 20, 2017
  • No offence meant to Manushi Chhillar: Shashi Tharoor

    No offence meant to Manushi Chhillar: Shashi Tharoor

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday asked people to "chill" after his "light-hearted tweet" on India's Manushi Chhillar, who won the Miss World 2017 title. Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World 2017 title in China on Saturday, ending 16 years......

    November 19, 2017
  • A parlous economy

    A parlous economy

    These days our conversation by and large revolves around financial issues with ersatz economists holding forth on the impact of GST, tax collections and the like. Probably, in this respect, the public discourse mimics that of the Government. Every day,......

    November 18, 2017
  • Congress questions Centre's claim of note ban hitting Maoism

    Congress questions Centre's claim of note ban hitting Maoism

    The Congress on Friday said the Central government's claim that demonetisation will end Left Wing Extremism has been proven wrong, mentioning that there have been 17 major Maoist attacks since November 8, 2016, when the move to scrap high value......

    November 17, 2017
  • Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday termed the upgrade in Moody’s ratings as “extremely encouraging” and also asked the detractors to “introspect” their positions. Addressing a press conference after Moody’s, one of the major ratings agencies upgraded India’s sovereign......

    November 17, 2017
  • Indian government's IT spending to hit $8.5 bn in 2018

    Indian government's IT spending to hit $8.5 bn in 2018

    Picking up the pace after demonetisation and a drop in industrial production, IT spending in the Indian government sector is projected to reach $8.5 billion in 2018. This is an increase of 8.9 per cent from the 2017 estimated spending......

    November 15, 2017
  • 300 pc jump in PAN applications post note ban: CBDT

    300 pc jump in PAN applications post note ban: CBDT

    There was a 300 per cent jump in the number of applications for PAN (Permanent Account Number) post demonetisation, the CBDT said on Wednesday. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra said while there were around 2.5 lakh......

    November 15, 2017
  • BJP has no agenda but to spread hatred, divide society: Akhilesh

    BJP has no agenda but to spread hatred, divide society: Akhilesh

    Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "spreading hatred and dividing the society" for petty gains. "The BJP has no agenda, neither development or anything else, all that they know is......

    November 13, 2017
  • Unacceptable!

    Unacceptable!

    At a time when women are making strides in several sectors, one is rudely confronted with incidents of indecent behaviour that remind one of how vulnerable they really are. Despite several measures taken to ensure women's safety across the country,......

    November 13, 2017
  • Govt. addresses economic woes

    Govt. addresses economic woes

    While the Modi government celebrated 8/11 as ‘AntiBlack money’ day, the opposition observed it as the ‘Black Day’ and both had their own narrative. The jury is still out on demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax - the two......

    November 12, 2017
  • BJP concealing suffering from demonetisation, GST: Shatrughan

    BJP concealing suffering from demonetisation, GST: Shatrughan

    Actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said the suffering and chaotic situation caused by demonetisation and implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) remained a burning issue even though the Narendra Modi government tried to cover it up.......

    November 12, 2017
  • Huge crowds greet Rahul Gandhi in Patidar villages

    Huge crowds greet Rahul Gandhi in Patidar villages

    On his fourth visit to poll-bound Gujarat, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday began his tour of north Gujarat by praying at the revered Akshardham temple, an unscheduled change in his plan, and visited the Patidar-dominated villages of the......

    November 11, 2017
  • Prime Minister Modi gives pep talk to ministers

    Prime Minister Modi gives pep talk to ministers

    Apparently worried about his government's image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a pep talk with his council of ministers, telling them to spread the good word about the government's policies and initiatives at the ground level. At a meeting of......

    November 11, 2017