Rs 70 lakh in new currency seized in raids on postal official's kin

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 12:56

Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The CBI recovered Rs 70 lakh in new currency near Hyderabad during raids on relatives of a postal official who was earlier arrested for allegedly being involved in fraudulent exchange of new currency notes, police said on Saturday.


Bank guard fires in air to disperse crowd in Punjab

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 22:12

Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) With an impatient crowd trying to force their way into a branch of a private bank in Punjab's Budhlada town, a security guard fired in the air to disperse them on Tuesday, police said.


Smuggling of fake notes substantially down: Venkaiah Naidu

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:42

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said smuggling of fake Indian currency has come down substantially, from nearly Rs 44 crore in 2015 to around Rs 28 crore in the current year.


Demonetisation, gold limits dictatorial: Amarinder

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 22:22

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that demonetisation and fixing a limit on gold jewellery and ornaments were "dictatorial" moves of the Narendra Modi government.


Demonetisation caused hardships to farmers, labourers: UP CM

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 20:58

Agra, Nov 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday accused the Centre of messing up the Indian economy and causing hardships to farmers, labourers and traders by demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.


Delhi Police SI held for snatching demonetised currency

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 20:52

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A Delhi Police officer has been arrested for snatching Rs 18 lakh in demonetised currency notes from a cloth merchant in Tilak Nagar area of west Delhi, police said on Sunday.


Parrikar slams section of media opposed to demonetisation

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 17:18

Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Flaying a section of the media for being anti-Modi and therefore critical of demonetisation, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said while even uneducated people can understand the purpose of demonetisation, some media persons can't.


How can farmers who can't read do e-banking: Sisodia

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 14:16

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi how millions of farmers and labourers could do e- or mobile banking when they can't read or write.


Inhuman Modi regime, CPI-M says

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 16:38

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The CPI-M has described the Modi government as "inhuman" for being blind "to the agonies and sufferings of the people" in the wake of a massive cash chaos caused by demonetisation.