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
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.
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.
He said the move "destroyed" the livelihood of hundreds and thousands of people across the country, and as such, it needed to be probed.
Azad claimed that demonetisation and wrongly implemented Goods and Services Tax (GST) had adversely affected the economy
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.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed the rally in favour of Congress candidate Geeta Koda.
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'.
Coming down heavily on the opposition, he said the demonetisation as a belated but much needed courageous move against black money.
The Congress president charged Modi with lying to the people in the last five years on employment and farmers' issues.
The ED has filed a criminal case of money laundering against these people based on an FIR of the Telangana Police
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.
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".
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.
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.