Note ban

Note ban slowed down GDP by 2 percentage points in Q4 2016, says economist Gita Gopinath

India-born Harvard professor Gopinath, 46, is set to take charge as the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month.

Dec 19, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Economy would have collapsed but for demonetisation: S Gurumurthy

The government had demonetised old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes on November 9, 2016.

Nov 16, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Don't need certificate from mother-son duo out on bail: PM Modi slams Rahul, Sonia for questioning note ban

In a no-holds-barred attack on the Congress, its president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia, PM Modi said the party's "politics begins and ends with one family".

Nov 12, 2018, 19:21 PM IST

Purpose of note ban achieved, claims Jaitley; Rahul asserts it only helped PM's 'friends'

Jaitley said that the larger purpose of demonetisation was to move India from a Tax Non-compliant society to a compliant society.

Aug 30, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

99.3% of junked Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes returned to banks: RBI

Post-demonetisation, RBI spent Rs 7,965 crore in 2016-17 on printing new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 and other denomination notes, more than double the Rs 3,421 crore spent in the previous year.

Aug 29, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

BJP MPs stall adoption of parliamentary panel report critical of Modi government's note-ban decision

The committee has several Congress heavyweights, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Aug 26, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Bombay High Court to hear PIL on missing notes between printing press and RBI

A public interest litigation -- probably holding the key to the historic demonetisation of November 8, 2016 -- filed by RTI activist Manoranjan Roy will finally come up for hearing at Bombay High Court here on February 12.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:33 PM IST

15 months after note ban, RBI still processing returned notes

New Delhi, Feb 11 (PTI) The RBI has said that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, returned to banks when the government demonetised high value currency 15 months ago, are still being "processed for their arithmetical accuracy and genuineness".

Feb 11, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Note-ban, GST became possible due to PM Modi's leadership: Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said decisions such as demonetisation and the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax could be implemented because of the "bold leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dec 29, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Gujarat elections 2017: BJP wins trade centres, as GST, demonetisation turn damp squibs for Congress

Southern and Central Gujarat, home to a majority of the Gujarat's business clout voted favourably for the BJP.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

PM Modi takes on Rahul, says all GST issues resolved

Prime Minister on Monday took on the Congress for criticising his government over problems caused by the Goods and Services Tax and demonetisation.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:54 AM IST

Fake 2,000-rupee note was out within 53 days of demonetisation!

The Rs 2,000 notes were part of the 281,839 fake notes of various denominations recovered from different locations across India.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav adopts Anantpurwa village in Kanpur rural

'Khajanchi' is the child born in a queue outside a bank soon after demonetisation.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

UP results reaffirm people's support for note ban, GST: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls reaffirmed people's support for the GST which has made doing business "easier" for traders.

Dec 01, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Demonetisation drive was meant to cleanse the system: Hasmukh Adhia

The government's demonetisation drive was meant to cleanse the system and do away with black money, Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said here on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Note ban survey on Modi app receives 'good response'

Demonetisation has emerged as a rallying point for both the BJP and the opposition with the latter terming it a failure and marking its anniversary as 'black day' while the ruling party describing it as an attack on black money and observing the day as 'anti-blackmoney day'.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Parl panel quizzes FinMin officials on note ban impact

Members expressed concerns over demonetisation's impact on 'Brand India' as the country has now ceased to be the world's fastest growing major economy.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

People supported demonetisation despite facing difficulties: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

One year down the line, the decision of demonetisation has proved right, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Wednesday.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

Demonetisation: Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi, calls him 'tragedy manufacturer'

Amit Shah on Wednesday condemned Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" the nation on demonetisation.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

Demonetisation definitely a tragedy for Gandhi family: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani said on Wednesday that the note ban decision was "definitely a tragedy for the Gandhi family".

Nov 08, 2017, 18:23 PM IST