Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Note Ban


The train of structural reforms set in motion on Nov 8, 2016, has led to formalisation of economy

November 09, 2020 9:40 am

Demonetisation played an important role in stirring a debate about the entrenched informality in the economy — what to do about it and how.

How did noteban help, need to tell voters: Ally Chirag Paswan asked day after BJP’s defeat

December 21, 2018 7:31 am

In the December 12 letter, Chirag Paswan, Jamui MP and son of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, wrote: “I request information about how the country benefited from demonetisation given it has been over two years since demonetisation was announced and 2019 Lok Sabha elections are also drawing close...

Demonetisation exposed 'coward nature' of PM Modi: Siddaramaiah

November 08, 2018 5:06 pm

The Congress leader said the note-ban was a decision taken in haste for "political and selfish reasons" than social and economic benefits.

Post-note ban, 'kala dhan' became 'jan dhan': MoS Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla

June 16, 2018 1:31 am

Facing criticism over the 2016 demonetisation drive, the Union government on Friday said benefits of the note ban are being reaped now as hoarded cash is being put to productive use.

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP: A look back at his stormy relationship with PM Modi and colleagues

April 21, 2018 10:29 pm

"I have had a long association with the BJP. Today I am severing my ties with the BJP," Yashwant Sinha announced on Saturday at a meeting here attended by opposition leaders from the Congress and the RJD besides dissident BJP leader and Patna Sahib MP Shatrughan Sinha.

Cash crunch: ATMs go dry in several states, Opposition attacks Modi regime; Govt to increase printing of Rs 500 notes

April 17, 2018 9:37 pm

Cash crunch: Cash shortage has been reported from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, northern Bihar and certain other parts of the country, apparently on apprehensions about the safety of deposits due to recent spurt in banking frauds. 

Cash crunch Highlights: ATMs go dry in some states, govt to increase printing of Rs 500 notes by five times

April 17, 2018 9:07 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said there was "more than adequate" currency in circulation and the temporary shortage in certain states was being "tackled quickly".

Rahul Gandhi: Ministers not functioning independently as RSS men planted in every department

February 13, 2018 10:01 pm

"In every single ministry in India, national level there is an OSD (Officer on Special Duty)from RSS working with the minister...In  every ministry in India, there is a man from RSS who works with the minister. The minister is not operating on his own," Rahul said.

I-T notices to 1.16 lakh for cash deposit of over Rs 25 lakh 

November 28, 2017 1:45 pm

The tax department has combed as many as 18 lakh people who had deposited junked 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes of over Rs 2.5 lakh each post demonetisation.

Demonetisation aided anti-corruption drive: CBI chief

November 08, 2017 9:32 pm

After the note ban was announced, the agency managed to expose Rs 396 crore of alleged slush funds in 84 cases, said CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal.


Demonetisation anniversary: Opposition stages protest against note ban, calls it a 'black day'

November 08, 2017 6:46 pm

The BJP and Congress-led Opposition locked horns on November 8, while the ruling party is celebrating ‘anti-black money day’, several Opposition parties have decided to observe it as a ‘Black Day.’