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Take bold, lightning decision on Jallikattu like demonetisation : Vaiko urges PM

Chennai | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Asserting that PETA and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have launched an onslaught on the traditional cultural event Jalliakttu and tamil sentiments, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a bold decision, like... read..
 

SMEs hit by demonetisation; large firms to get benefit in long run: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Demonetisation of high value currency notes would leave quite a negative impact on small and medium enterprises, rural consumption and job creation in the immediate run while the large and well organised sectors of the corporate India stand to benefit in ... read..
 

Demonetisation has brought common people to streets: Bhushan

Bengaluru | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Noted jurist Prashant Bhushan today demanded the Union government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come 'face to face' to clarify on the achievement, achieved by the decision of demonetising the higher currency and how much 'black money' had been unear... read..
 

Demonetisation hit handloom trade

Bhopal | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Demonetisation appears to have dealt a body blow to the domestic handloom industry and a section of artisans avers that their business consequently diminished to a fourth of what it used to be. Craftspersons from Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Haryana, Him... read..
 

Demonetisation enabled the push towards a digital economy: NITI Aayog CEO

Japiur |Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Within three years, cash machines in India will be completely irrelevant. This bold prediction of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was greeted with a mixture of enthusiasm and scepticism by the audience at a session here at Jaipur Literature Festival.... read..
 

'Demonetisation conducted in a poor way in India' (With Image)

Jaipur |Saturday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The Indian government conducted the demonetisation exercise in a poor way and it is not sure if the measure was taken for the right reasons, says renowned South Korean development economist Ha-Joon Chang.... read..
 

Mamata raises demonetisation issue at Bengal business summit

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Raising the issue of demonetisation at the Bengal Global Business Summit here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said economic growth has slowed down and industries were facing problems.... read..
 

Urjit Patel afraid of revealing information on demonetisation, alleges Congress

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Taking on Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel for 'dereliction of his duty', the Congress Party on Thursday said the former failed to answer the Parliamentary committee about the demonetisation's aftermath because he was afraid of revealing t... read..
 

Cong take out protest march against demonetisation

Bengaluru | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Ruling Congress in Karnataka took out a march on the streets of the tech hub to RBI headquarters here today. The march was led by Home Minister G Parameshwara to protest against the demonetisation process by the union government. The party allege... read..
 

Committee grilled RBI Governor to know truth about pre and post demonetisation era: NCP

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A day after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel came under scanner in a Parliamentary committee meeting, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday said that the committee grilled the former to know the truth about pre and post demoneti... read..
 

Demonetisation: Nepal central bank in touch with RBI

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Following the Indian government's demonetisation move, Nepal's central bank has been in touch with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for collection and deposit of old series Indian banknotes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, a senior official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Demonetisation was must to curb black money: Sitharaman

Davos |Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The Indian government had to implement the recent demonetisation as a duty to the nation in order to tackle the menace of black money and bring unaccounted money back into the banking system, Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.... read..
 

Congress workers gherao RBI office to protest demonetisation

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Hundreds of Congress party protesters gheraoed the RBI office here on Wednesday with slogans denouncing demonetisation and the Centre's role in "destruction of the RBI's autonomy".... read..
 

Congress workers protest in front of RBI against demonetisation, terms RBI 'RSS shakha'

Mumbai | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Intensifying its agitation against demonetisation, the Congress party workers today staged a protest in front of Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) head office here. Some party workers even courted arrest by the police. Addressing mediaperson... read..
 

Cong stages protest against demonetisation across india, gherao offices of RBI

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Congress workers across the country today staged a protest outside offices of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as a mark of protest against Modi government's demonetisation. Addressing a press conference here, AICC general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad and U... read..
 

RBI Board 'advised' to approve demonetisation at day's notice

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
In a revelation about how the crucial decision on demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes was taken by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at a day's notice, RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday told a Parliamentary Committee that the apex bank had been ... read..
 

Centre's demonetisation an attack on autonomy of RBI

Patna | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Bihar Congress today accused the Centre of attacking autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by taking the arbitrary decision of scrapping high value currency notes and demanded resignation of RBI Governor owning responsibility for the 'demonetisation... read..
 

Demonetisation makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki of Indian economy: Shiv Sena

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.... read..
 

Cong stages protest against demonetisation in Delhi

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
The Congress party today held a protest in the national capital against the Narendra Modi Government's demonetisation drive and charged the RBI for surrendering its autonomy, pre and post-note ban. The protestors led by senior Congress leader Anand Sharm... read..
 

UP BJP ridicule Cong's protest at RBI on demonetisation

Lucknow | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
The Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP has alleged that the Congress protest over demonetisation has been a flop show as people have given a cold shoulder to Congress call to 'gherao' RBI office here today. "The response of the Congress protest was so poor that... read..
 

Demonetisation makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki of Indian economy: Shiv Sena (Lead)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on the Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.... read..
 

Parliament committee's meeting with RBI Governor over demonetisation begins

New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The meeting of Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance with the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit Patel over demonetisation and its aftermath began here this morning.... read..
 

Demonetisation hits Odisha's revenues, likely to impact budget

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Even as the Odisha government has started the consultation process for preparing the budget for fiscal 2017-18 beginning April 1, the impact of demonetisation on revenues and slowed economic activities are likely to make the task difficult.... read..
 

Demonetisation: Congress to hold protest march against RBI

New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress Party will on Wednesday hold a protest march from Jantar Mantar to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) office at 12:30 p.m. as a part of the Jan Vedna campaign against the government's demonetisation move.... read..
 

J&K Congress protests over demonetisation

Jammu | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee today held protest dharna over demonetisation in front of RBI branch here. Led by JKPCC President JKPCC, AICC Observers and senior party functionaries, Congress workers from Jammu Urban and Rural areas fr... read..
 

Cong stages protest against demonetisation in Delhi & across india, gherao offices of RBI

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Congress workers across the country today staged a protest outside offices of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as a mark of protest against Modi government's demonetisation. In the Capital, the Congress party held a protest in the national capital against... read..
 

Shiv Sena slams Modi on demonetisation; says country's economy in shamble

Mumbai | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Ruling alliance at the Centre and the state, Shiv Sena once again slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decision on demonetisation, affected the whole economy of the country. Intensifying the attack, party's mouthpiece "Saamna' editorial stated, "M... read..
 

Modi out to divide India through demonetisation: Meghalaya CM

Shillong |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to divide the 'haves' and the 'have-nots' of India through demonetisation.... read..
 

Demonetisation: ED against releasing of confiscated money

Mandya | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The Enforcement Directorate has approached a local court in Malavalli in the district against releasing of confiscated newly released high value currency notes from a gang allegedly involved in a currency conversion racket. The Malavalli sub-divi... read..
 

Community currencies important in demonetisation: Innovator Geeta Mehta

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Leveraging the power of social capital, community currencies such as Social Capital Credits (SoCCs) have a "very important" role in situations such as demonetisation, says its developer, New York-based Indian American Geeta Mehta.... read..
 

Too early to conclude FPI pullout due to demonetisation: SEBI

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Capital market regulator SEBI on Tuesday said It would be "too early" to hold the central government's demonetisation move responsible for the massive pullout of foreign portfolio investment from India during the October-December quarter in view of vital ... read..
 

Demonetisation: Congress to hold maha dharna at SBI Zonal office on Jan' 18

Vijayawada | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The Congress party will hold a maha dharna in front of the zonal office of the SBI here on January 18 in protest against the demonetisation and its continued repercussions. Informing this at a press conference today, Congress party floor leader in Le... read..
 

Demonetisation was to facilitate business opportunities : Meghalaya CM

Shillong | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Continuing his tirades against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the demonetisation of high-value currency notes, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said the intention of demonetisation was to facilitate business opportunities for a handful of b... read..
 

Demonetisation an opportunity to grow, says Anmol Biscuits MD

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan. 17 (ANI) With a slump in the economy following the government's demonetisation drive, the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector has suffered in terms of production and expenditure. The consumption level of the consumers has decr... read..
 

Oppn dubs demonetisation as 'fiction', demands white paper from RBI

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A united opposition on Tuesday dubbed the recent change in the limit of cash withdrawal from ATMs as 'mere politics' and 'fiction' on part of the BJP-led government at the Centre while demanding a white paper from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on the sa... read..
 

Delhi Assy condoles death of Jayalalitha, loss of lives due to demonetisation

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The proceedings of the winter session of Delhi Assembly today began with the obituary reference to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, who died of cardiac last month. The Assembly also condoled the death of all those who died due to the Centra... read..
 

No impact of demonetisation on air passenger traffic: Minister (Roundup)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
India's air passenger traffic growth has not been impacted by the central government's demonetisation drive, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju asserted on Tuesday.... read..
 

Congress to gherao RBI offices to protest demonetisation

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The Congress will gherao the Reserve Bank of India office in Delhi and 25 other RBI offices across the country from Wednesday as part of its protest against demonetisation and "destruction of RBI's autonomy".... read..
 

Demonetisation hits Indo-Bangla trade fair

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation decision has hit the Indo-Bangladesh trade fair in Siliguri, Darjeeling.... read..
 

IMF cuts India's growth forecast due to demonetisation (Lead)

Washington |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The IMF on Monday cut India's growth forecast for the current fiscal by as much as one percentage point due mainly to the disruptions caused by demonetisation of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.... read..
 

IMF cuts India's growth forecast due to demonetisation

Washington |Monday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The IMF on Monday cut India's growth forecast for the current fiscal by as much as one percentage point due mainly to the disruptions caused by demonetisation of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.... read..
 

RBI has no data on scams in co-op banks post demonetisation: RTI

Mumbai |Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The RBI has admitted that it has no details of any irregularities or scams in the exchange of the demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 by the cooperative banks, a reply under RTI revealed on Monday.... read..
 

Trump, Brexit and demonetisation to be addressed in Kerala's new IT policy

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
The likely after effects of Trump's ascendancy, Brexit and demonetisation woes are being taken into consideration as the Kerala government is set to unveil its new IT policy, said a top IT honcho who was part of its making.... read..
 

Pawar hits out at NDA Govt for collapse of cooperative sector post demonetisation

Aurangabad | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
Former Union minister and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar today strongly hit out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for its demonetisation drive and claimed that the cooperative sector, which is the backbone of the Indian economy, has collapsed post dem... read..
 
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