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Demonetisation debate in Rajya Sabha: As it happened on Wednesday

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 16:50
Zee Media Bureau
Pic courtsey: Twitter/ANI

New Delhi: The first day of the Parliament's Winter Session witnessed the Congress-led Opposition attacking the Narendra Modi-led NDA government over its decision to ban old currency notes of Rs 500 and 1000, and demanding an immediate rollback.

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government is ready for any debate on the demonetisation issue, while seeking support of the Opposition in the 'best interest of the nation'. 

Here are the updates :-

Latest Updates

16:50 PM

It will ensure golden future for India, just have patience: Rajnath Singh.

16:49 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, while addressing a rally in Rewari, Haryana, says demonetisation good for the country.

16:47 PM

Loan to Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher a write-off 'only in books,' but the Govt still pursuing his case: Arun Jaitley's reply in Rajya Sabha. 

16:46 PM

Mayawati too raises the issue of Janardhan Reddy's lavish family wedding, asks BJP "why no action for spending ₹500 crore?"

16:45 PM

The fact is that these 10 months were used to handle black money accumulated by BJP leaders and big industrialists: Mayawati.  

16:07 PM

PM Modi said govt has been preparing for demonetisation since 10 months, that is enough time, still situation is out of control: Mayawati. 

15:59 PM

People are facing difficulties coping with the note ban, says Mayawati.

15:58 PM

Demonetisation was pushed without adequate preparation, the country has virtually come to a standstill: BSP chief.

15:58 PM

BSP chief Mayawati speaks on demonetisation issue in Rajya Sabha.

15:43 PM

Do not stop for usage in hospitals, transport, railway tickets. Get your alternative ready, ATMs are not calibrated: Sitaram Yechury.

First Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 16:50
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