Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday demanded a Special Investigating Team to probe, how some individuals manage to get bundles of crores of rupees of new Rs 2000 currency notes while the masses struggle to withdraw their money.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Continuing her verbal assaults on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the demonetisation issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that the step was taken only to help him and his associates.
A month into the demonetisation drive, there cannot but be a sense of worry in government circles about the unchanging ground realities with no sign of the long queues before banks and ATMs shortening any time soon.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Saying that the government's efforts to end the logjam in Parliament had gone in vain, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday blamed the opposition's "anti-democratic attitude" for the deadlock.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The main reason given by the government for demonetising high denomination notes was to curb black money. Various estimates have been made of the quantum of such money -- which is not expected to be deposited in banks -- ranging from Rs 3 lakh crore to Rs 5 lakh crore.
With the government decision to withdraw Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes as legal tender, an ongoing debate on cash, no-cash or less-cash society has gathered steam. Before moving into a debate on cash, it is necessary to understand the nature of money.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Opposition parties took to the streets all over the country on Monday to denounce the scrapping of high value currency but the protests were largely symbolic barring in a few states.