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Black money crackdown: Taxmen keep close vigil on jewellers Black money crackdown: Taxmen keep close vigil on jewellers

Intensifying the crackdown on laundering of illicit wealth, tax authorities are keeping a close vigil on jewellers to check if sales are being broken down into sub-Rs 2 lakh to avoid quoting of PAN.

Enough cash available, assures government; hikes withdrawal limit of current accounts to Rs 50,000 Enough cash available, assures government; hikes withdrawal limit of current accounts to Rs 50,000

Allaying fears of shortage, the Finance Ministry Monday said there is enough cash in the system and delivery channels are being augmented across the country to help cash-starved citizens.

Govt goes on overdrive to ease cash flow, sets up task force to expedite recalibration of ATMs Govt goes on overdrive to ease cash flow, sets up task force to expedite recalibration of ATMs

Government has set up a task force under the chairmanship of RBI Deputy Governor S S Mundra to ensure that ATMs across the country are ready to dispense higher denomination notes in the shortest time.

Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation? Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation?

In anticipation of the huge demand for lower currency notes, ahead of the demonetisation move, the Reserve Bank of India had asked banks to set up Automated Teller Machines which dispensed only Rs 100 notes.

Demonetisation: FinMin begins daily review exercise to ease cash crunch

Nearly a week after the government withdrew Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as part of a crackdown against blackmoney and corruption, queues outside banks and ATMs have only got longer.

2 bank employees exchange Rs 6 lakh without ID, get booked for cheating 2 bank employees exchange Rs 6 lakh without ID, get booked for cheating

Police in Hyderabad booked two employees of a bank for exchanging demonetised notes worth Rs 6 lakh without identification proof.

Government in fire-fighting mode to bolster ATM network, dispense cash in rural pockets: Shaktikanta Das Government in fire-fighting mode to bolster ATM network, dispense cash in rural pockets: Shaktikanta Das

The Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das, in a press briefing on Monday, listed out the list of emergency measures that government has taken on a fire-fighting mode to disburse cash to common public in every nook and corner of the country.

Old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 acceptable till November 24 Old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 acceptable till November 24

Finance Ministry, on early Monday morning announced that the demonetised notes​ of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 would be acceptable at government hospitals, petrol stations till November 24.

Bank branches in these states likely to remain open for transaction today Bank branches in these states likely to remain open for transaction today

With Monday being holiday on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti, most of the banks will remain closed for transactions. As a result, the refilling of ATMs is also likely to be affected.

Exemption on old series of Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes for certain categories extended till November 24 Exemption on old series of Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes for certain categories extended till November 24

Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das on Monday said that government has extended the date of accepting old series of Rs 500 and Rs1000 for certain categories.

New currency notes of Rs 500: Key features you need to know New currency notes of Rs 500: Key features you need to know

Let's take a look at the features of new Rs 500 notes.

PM Narendra Modi holds late night meeting with senior ministers on demonetisation PM Narendra Modi holds late night meeting with senior ministers on demonetisation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held meeting with senior ministers on demonetisation late on Sunday night.

Demonetisation: Withdrawal amount from ATMs increased to Rs 2,500, exchange limit over counter raised to Rs 4,500 Demonetisation: Withdrawal amount from ATMs increased to Rs 2,500, exchange limit over counter raised to Rs 4,500

Daily limit for withdrawing cash from ATMs has been increased to Rs 2,500 from existing Rs 2,000 announced Ministry of Finance on Sunday.

SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya

State Bank of India (SBI) expects to calibrate 1,000 of its ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday night, its Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said on Sunday.

Demonetisation: Banks issue new series of Rs 500 notes Demonetisation: Banks issue new series of Rs 500 notes

New currency notes of Rs 500 were issued by banks on Sunday.

This is why filling up ATMs has become a challenge for banks This is why filling up ATMs has become a challenge for banks

Filling around 200,000 automated teller machines with the new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes nationwide is a mammoth task for the companies offering such services.

This is how pretty-pink Rs 2000 note is duping common public This is how pretty-pink Rs 2000 note is duping common public

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The much talked about 2000 rupee note, so far has failed to charm common public despite its pretty-pink, slimmer and lighter weight.

ATMs to disburse new currency by early December: Finance Ministry ATMs to disburse new currency by early December: Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the ATMs will be able to disburse new currency notes only by early December as recalibration of the machines requires both hardware and software modifications.

Demonetisation drive suddenly makes money changers, entry operators active in converting black money Demonetisation drive suddenly makes money changers, entry operators active in converting black money

The demonetisation of high value currency notes by the Modi government has suddenly made 'money-changers' and 'entry-operators' active in managing black money.