demonetisation

No magic wand to ward off growing job crisis in India

Experts warn that the new government at the Centre could have social unrest and political chaos to  contend with if measures to contain continued job losses are not taken on an urgent basis

published on : 20th May 2019

Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi locked up entire cabinet before demonetisation

Addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, Gandhi claimed he was given this information by members of the Special Protection Group, the agency which guards him.

published on : 17th May 2019

LS polls 2019: Rahul Gandhi dares PM Modi to answer his 4 questions in public debate

Reiterating his allegations of corruption in Rafale fighter jet deal, Rahul Gandhi said the government struck an overpriced deal for the jets to benefit Anil Ambani.

published on : 17th May 2019

Will set up Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe demonetisation 'scam': Manish Tewari

He said the move "destroyed" the livelihood of hundreds and thousands of people across the country, and as such, it needed to be probed.

published on : 16th May 2019

Demonetisation: Gulam Nabi Azad equates PM Modi with Mohammad Bin Tughlaq 

Azad claimed that demonetisation and wrongly implemented Goods and Services Tax (GST) had adversely affected the economy

published on : 16th May 2019

PM Modi wouldn't have "destroyed" economy if he had taken advice from Manmohan Singh: Rahul Gandhi

Accusing Modi of "destroying" the economy with his two decisions, he said had the PM taken the advice of Manmohan Singh he would not have rolled out demonetisation and GST.

published on : 15th May 2019

Money raised from note ban given to 15 people by Narendra Modi, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed the rally in favour of Congress candidate Geeta Koda.

published on : 7th May 2019

Congress releases videos of 'govt officials' claiming they could exchange old notes after demonetisation

Kapil Sibal said one of the objectives was to discourage the use of cash and check the currency in circulation to reduce flow of black money, but now cash is being used in a 'big way'.

published on : 4th May 2019

'Those who lost black money are opposing demonetisation': Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi

Coming down heavily on the opposition, he said the demonetisation as a belated but much needed courageous move against black money.

published on : 4th May 2019

No PM except Modi took 'foolish' decisions like demonetisation, GST: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress president charged Modi with lying to the people in the last five years on employment and farmers' issues.

published on : 28th April 2019

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
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