PM Narendra Modi's notes ban drive against black money hit as almost all banned notes deposited: report
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97% Of Banned Notes Back In Banks? ‘I Don’t Know’ Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Virtually all the banned 500 and 1,000-rupee notes have been turned into banks, according to a report by Bloomberg, which means that the government’s abrupt demonetisation drive has failed to uncover and destroy black money. “I don’t know” was Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s response yesterday when asked if the estimate is correct. On November 8, […]

'Remarkable Ability,' Says PM Narendra Modi On Nitish Kumar, Who Backed Notes Ban
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‘Remarkable Ability,’ Says PM Narendra Modi On Nitish Kumar, Who Backed Notes Ban

PATNA: Days ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar broke ranks with other opposition parties to praise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s notes ban. Today, PM Modi returned the favour and praised Mr Kumar on his decision to ban liquor in his state. “I want to thank Nitish Kumar on one thing. Social change is a very […]

Opposition parties to come out with a common minimum programme to address the issue.
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Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi demands answers from PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee calls it ‘super emergency’/

Opposition parties to come out with a common minimum programme to address the issue. Leading the Opposition charge against demonetisation, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policy has failed to check corruption and black money in the country, but ended up adding to the woes of the poor. Claiming […]

Uneasy calm: Outside the ATM kiosk in East Delhi where the robbery took place. | Photo Credit: de20 bank
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Cash van staff robbed of Rs. 5 lakh in broad daylight

Incident happened in east Delhi; police suspect insider’s role in the crime : In the first such incident reported in the Capital since the demonetisation announcement, three bikers allegedly robbed a cash van’s staff of Rs. 5 lakh at gunpoint in east Delhi’s Pandav Nagar on Monday afternoon. The incident involved aerial firing from the […]

New Delhi: Man attacked for blaming PM Modi for queue outside ATM
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New Delhi: Man attacked for blaming PM Modi for queue outside ATM

People queue outside Punjab national bank to withdraw money. Even 40 days after the announcement of demonetization, several people are standing outside the ATM to withdraw money. A 45-year-old man was allegedly attacked with cricket bails after he blamed the Prime Minister for the serpentine queue outside a bank in southeast Delhi’s Jaitpur area, police […]

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In Delhi’s Karol Bagh, 3 Crores In Old Notes, Packed To Cheat Airport X-Ray Machines

Over Rs. 3 crore in banned currency were found in a hotel in central Delhi this morning, packaged to escape detection at airports. The money was to be flown to Mumbai and allegedly belongs to hawala operators. Five people were caught with the money – Rs. 3.25 crore – from the the Taksh Inn in […]

450-Crore Dam Scam Is Fake News, Revenge With Shoes: Minister Kiren Rijiju
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450-Crore Dam Scam Is Fake News, Revenge With Shoes: Minister Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju must resign because there is “audio proof” and other evidence that he facilitated a 450-crore scam embedded in a huge hydro-electric project in his home state of Arunachal Pradesh, the opposition Congress said today. Earlier this morning, Mr Rijiju, who is the junior Home Minister vociferously denied the charges, snapping “Those […]

Long queues outside banks a ‘serious issue’, says SC on demonetisation
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Long queues outside banks a ‘serious issue’, says SC on demonetisation

Out of the four PILs in the apex court on the demonetisation issue, two were filed by Delhi-based lawyers Vivek Narayan Sharma and Sangam Lal Pandey, while two others were filed by individuals, S Muthukumar and Adil Alvi. The Supreme Court on Friday dubbed as a “serious issue” the long queues outside banks and post […]

On Day 3, Anger, Chaos On Currency Ban As Banks Struggle To Dispense Cash
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On Day 3, Anger, Chaos On Currency Ban As Banks Struggle To Dispense Cash

Serpentine queues, agitated crowd and more chaos was witnessed as cash-starved people struggled to exchange and withdraw money today. Angry customers were seen at various ATMs as banks struggled to dispense cash after the government withdrew large denomination notes in a shock move aimed at uncovering billions of dollars of unaccounted wealth hidden from the […]

Baby Dies After Mumbai Hospital Allegedly Refuses To Take 500, 1,000 Rupee Notes
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Baby Dies After Mumbai Hospital Allegedly Refuses To Take 500, 1,000 Rupee Notes

For Jagadish and Kiran Sharma, residents of Mumbai’s Govandi area, the effect of the government’s radical move to withdraw 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from circulation, has not just been bothersome but utterly devastating. The couple lost their newborn baby after allegedly being turned away by a private hospital in Govandi just because they did […]