Demonetisation

Demonetisation: ED seizes Hyderabad group's 146 kg gold jewellery worth over Rs 82 cr

The ED has filed a criminal case of money laundering against these people based on an FIR of the Telangana Police

published on : 18th April 2019

50 lakh jobs lost after demonetisation, youth worst hit

The report by Azim Premji University sugested that women were affected more than men. They have higher unemployment rates, as well as lower labour force participation rates.

published on : 17th April 2019

Congress releases 'post-note ban videos', asks why Chowkidar was 'asleep' when treasury was 'looted'

Senior leader Kapil Sibal alleged the absence of any investigation into the videos given as "proof" indicated that "those involved in this loot are being protected".

published on : 17th April 2019

Demonetisation triggers 1400 per cent rise in suspicious transaction reports: Financial Intelligence Unit

The elite financial snooping unit of the country has compiled comprehensive data of such instances, including fake currency deposits, for the year 2017-18.

published on : 31st March 2019

PM Modi did surgical strike on jobs in 2018: Congress

Ramesh cited a study by Gujarat Institute of Development Research that found the Mudra scheme has only made banks reclassify their income-generation loans up to the size of a million rupees. 

published on : 30th March 2019

Add demonetisation to school syllabus: NCERT to states

The recommendation was given at a recent meeting where opinion of teachers and other stakeholders was collected on the current syllabus and textbooks.

published on : 15th March 2019

RBI Board backed noteban in larger public interest: Official sources

The clarification follows reports citing an RTI reply saying that RBI Board had not agreed with the government's reasoning on the need for demonetisation.

published on : 12th March 2019

RBI had observed government's arguments in favour of demonetisation did not hold: Congress

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh released the minutes of the 561st meeting of the Central Board of Directors of the RBI, held at 5.30 pm on November 8, 2016, hours before the declaration of Note Ban.

published on : 11th March 2019

RBI had warned PM Modi about 'short-term negative impact' of note ban: RTI reply

Curbing black money was one of the prime objectives of the shock move to junk old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, which saw 86 per cent of high-value currency going out of circulation.

published on : 11th March 2019

RBI says no data on demonetised 500, 1,000 notes used at petrol pumps

On November 25, 2016, the exchange of old notes was stopped and the government allowed the use of only old 500 rupee notes at these utilities till December 15, 2016.

published on : 10th March 2019

Economy suffered due to demonetisation: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate and economist Amartya Sen Wednesday said the Indian economy suffered due to the government's decision to ban high-value currency notes in November 2016.

published on : 27th February 2019

No information on deaths related to demonetisation: Prime Minister's Office

There were reports from across the country about the deaths of people linked to the demonetisation move.

published on : 14th February 2019

Modi government delivered highest growth rate during the demonetisation year: CSO data

The CSO has revised the growth figure for 2016-17, the year in which 87% of the circulated currency in form of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was demonetised, from an earlier 7.1% estimates.

published on : 31st January 2019

Demonetisation struck on the roots of parallel black economy: President Kovind

The Indian President believed that the demonetisation was a defining moment in the NDA government's war on corruption.

published on : 31st January 2019

Income tax department begins examining property transactions made after demonetisation

The decision follows a note from the CBDT chairman addressed to all IT offices asking them to pull up their socks since tax collection was still trending below budget expectations.

published on : 22nd January 2019
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