ED finds over Rs 104 crore deposits in BSP account after demonetisation

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 22:22

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has detected over Rs 104 crore in an account linked to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and around Rs 1.5 crore in the account of party chief Mayawati's brother in a United Bank of India (UBI) branch here, agency sources said on Monday.


I saved the country, says Modi on demonetisation

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 21:46

Pune, Dec 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that if the evils of corruption and black money had been tackled by the previous governments, he would not have been forced to take a tough decision like demonetisation.


New notes: Several discrepancies emerge in RBI, Government figures

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 13:28

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Several new and large discrepancies have emerged in the stated positions of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government on the printing and distribution of new currencies following the demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes on November 8.


Note ban a Modi-made disaster, says Rahul Gandhi

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 23:00

Belagavi (Karnataka), Dec 17 (IANS) Terming note ban a (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi-made disaster for the country, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the NDA government of aiding the rich at the cost of the poor through demonetisation.


Demonetisation a 'pseudo war' against corruption: Yogendra Yadav

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:08

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Terming the decision to devalue high-denomination notes a "pseudo war" against black money, anti-corruption activist Yogendra Yadav criticised the government for seeking to dilute the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA), saying this would weaken the actual battle against corruption and help the corrupt.


Old notes worth Rs 12.44 lakh crore deposited till Dec 10: RBI

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 20:04

Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said that Rs 12.44 lakh crore of demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes have been deposited by the public since the demonetisation announced on November 8.


Rs 2,000 note stopgap arrangement: Gurumurthy

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 23:08

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) RSS ideologue S. Gurumurthy on Monday said the newly issued Rs 2,000 currency note is a "stopgap arrangement" to tide over the cash crunch after demonetisation, and it will ultimately be withdrawn by the government, albeit gradually.


Demonetisation has killed 95 people, says Mamata

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 13:28

Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the reported deaths of 95 people across the country after the November 8 demonetisation.


Post-demonetisation queues for larger good, time for e-money: PM Modi

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 21:44

Deesa (Gujarat), Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people queuing up at banks and ATMs after demonetisation were doing so for the larger good of the country in keeping with its tradition of selflessness but also stressed that they should adopt e-banking.