Demonetisation

On DeMo anniversary, Arvind Kejriwal goes silent

However, while the CM chose not to speak on it, senior Aam Aadmi Party colleague Sanjay Singh minced no words, saying the day the cash ban was announced remains a ‘black day’ for Indian economy.

published on : 9th November 2019

Does current slowdown have its roots in demonetisation? Here's what economists say

According to the Labour Bureau's Sixth Annual Employment-Unemployment Survey, the unemployment rate rose to a four-year high in 2016-17, when the government demonetised old currency notes.

published on : 8th November 2019

Congress will ensure nation won't forget Modi's 'Tughlaqi blunder': Sonia Gandhi on demonetisation

She said three years on, demonetisation is perhaps the single most appropriate metaphor for the BJP's "ill-conceived governance model".

published on : 8th November 2019

'Ban Rs 2000 notes', says former finance secy Garg; warns against 'quick fixes' to reverse low growth 

'A good chunk of Rs. 2000 bank-notes which accounts for approximately a third of India’s currency notes by value, are actually not in circulation, having been hoarded,' said Garg.

published on : 8th November 2019

Three years of demonetisation: When BJP MLA claimed Adanis, Ambanis already knew about currency ban

Bhawani Singh Rajawat said that the currency ban was an unplanned one and stated that it could have been implemented in a step-by-step process.

published on : 8th November 2019

Three years of demonetisation: When a dreaded Chambal dacoit queued up to exchange old notes

The people who were standing in queue along with Malkhan Singh at Gwalior's SBI branch were surprised to see the former outlaw.

published on : 8th November 2019

Robberies to cancelled weddings: Here are the problems people faced during demonetisation

From people dying in seemingly endless queues to marriages being called off, TNIE Online revisits the problems faced by harried account holders during those testing times.

published on : 8th November 2019

Three years of demonetisation: When Lord Hanuman earned Rs 1.05 crore, thanks to note ban

The temple hundi was found to have been filled to the brim with the scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

published on : 8th November 2019

Three years since Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi lashes out at Centre, calls note ban 'terror attack' 

On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to the nation that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes would cease to be a legal tender.

published on : 8th November 2019

Note ban was futile exercise, knew it would ruin lives: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee, during her campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, earlier this year, had promised to conduct an investigation into the demonetisation drive.

published on : 8th November 2019

Demonetisation proved to be disaster that all but destroyed economy: Priyanka Gandhi

Her attack on the government came on the third anniversary of demonetisation.

published on : 8th November 2019

Number of counterfeit note seizure cases sees downward trend post-demonetisation

As per the data accessed from the Ministry of Home Affairs, the fake currency notes having the face value of `1,72,73,110 were seized in Kerala from January 2017 to June 2019.

published on : 8th November 2019

Joining RCEP will be third 'jhatka' for India after demonetisation, GST, says Jairam Ramesh

Dairy imports from New Zealand and Australia that would hurt Indian farmers and cooperatives, besides free data flow compromising data security.

published on : 21st October 2019

Three years on, Bengaluru police stations stuck with piles of demonetised notes

The police have to keep them in custody as evidence in ongoing court cases, but are constrained by space as police stations do not have locker rooms. 

published on : 18th October 2019

Panel to visit Madurai to study impact of demonetisation

The then Minister of State for Finance Pon Radhakrishnan had said then that information was being collected.

published on : 14th September 2019
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