February 23, 2020 10:38 am
The magic words are ‘national interest’. They do not signal correctness, they signal finality. Because the PM has declared that the decisions were taken in national interest, he expects that all criticism should cease and all debate should end.
January 31, 2020 12:52 am
The paper is of the view that “economic improvement must be the topmost priority of any government” and “if it takes back CAA unconditionally, the economic hit due to this will also stop.”
January 05, 2020 11:23 am
"Who can make savings invalid like this? Why should people save money then?”
December 17, 2019 10:54 am
A WhatsApp message claiming the Rs 2,000 notes will be demonitised first began doing rounds when an RTI application revealed in October that the RBI has stopped printing the notes. This gave rise to wide-spread rumours that the government is planning to demonetise the currency.
December 11, 2019 2:42 pm
Anurag Thakur told the Rajya Sabha that objectives of demonetisation were flushing out black money, eliminating fake currency notes, and boosting digitisation.
November 09, 2019 6:07 am
BSP chief Mayawati tweeted “The Central government without any preparation announced demonetisation... The note ban is the main cause for increasing unemployment and worsening of the economy...”
November 09, 2019 4:31 am
The Rs 4,60,000-crore rise in the currency in the system in the past three years indicates that cash is still ruling the roost in the financial system despite the big push in digital transactions and less cash economy.
November 09, 2019 12:19 am
While Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said demonetisation was a “Tughlaqi blunder” inflicted by a “tyrannical government” that wiped out over 1 crore jobs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it led to an “economic disaster”.
November 08, 2019 5:20 pm
On the third anniversary of demonetisation, Sonia also said that PM Modi and his ministers have never taken responsibility for the "faux pas" that claimed over 120 lives and proved a death knell for medium and small businesses.
November 08, 2019 5:00 pm
"The wounds of demonetisation and GST have now become deeper. In 2022, it will be Samajwadi Party government in the state," Yadav said.
December 23, 2018 6:21 pm
In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.
November 29, 2018 11:22 am
Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.
November 26, 2018 6:37 pm
Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".
November 12, 2018 9:37 am
Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.
November 08, 2018 8:52 am
Two years on, we look at how demonetisation (and GST) had an adverse impact on micro, small and medium enterprises or MSMEs. Here are some of the concerns that MSMEs are dealing with.
March 25, 2020 4:39 pm
The shortage of cash, decline in GDP, loss to small businesses and daily-wage workers - was it all worth it if most of the demonetised money is back in the system?
November 03, 2017 8:31 pm
August 31, 2017 11:29 am
July 27, 2017 12:30 pm
February 21, 2017 5:59 pm