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'Demonetisation' - 77 Total Results

Unemployment

Post-demonetisation, 50 lakh men lost jobs; Women unemployment rate higher: Report

In the middle of an acrimonious election campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP talking more about Pakistan, military, Muslims and...
Demonetisation queue

PM Modi went for demonetisation first, RBI’s formal approval came five weeks later

On a day when ‘#DemonetisationYaadRakhna’ (always remember demonetisation) was a top tending hashtag on Twitter to remind people of the hardships brought about by...
Unemployment

What Modi govt was hiding: Unemployment highest in 45 years; but more reports pending

The country’s unemployment rate stood at a 45-year high of 6.1% last year (2017-18) according to the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO) periodic labour...
Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

The two remaining non-government members of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) resigned on Monday protesting against the withholding of a report that was expected...
Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

According to the CMIE report, only 39.5% of the Indian adult population or 397 million people were employed in Oct 2018, 2.4% lower than...
Manmohan Singh

“Scars Only Getting More Visible With Time”: former PM Manmohan Singh on demonetisation

Congress leader and former Prime MinisterDr Manmohan Singh today (Thursday, November 8) cautioned Narendra Modi government against “economic misadventures” and urged it to handle...
“Modi government must solve joblessness crisis”

“Modi government must solve joblessness crisis”

Panellists feel that the centre’s bold initiatives have resulted in some good, but it is still a long road ahead to prosperity for all What do...
Less than 11,000 crore of demonetised notes did not come back, says RBI; 99.3 percent returned

Less than 11,000 crore of demonetised notes did not come back, says RBI; 99.3...

Leaving less than Rs.11,000 crore worth of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes invalidated overnight by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, almost all...
BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP MPs on Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance have stalled the adoption of its report on demonetisation. The committee’s report is said to be critical...
No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the replies

No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the...

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi got up to reply to the debate on no confidence motion on Friday – at the tactically chosen prime...
Amit Shah

Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

A RTI report has named a district cooperative bank which has BJP president Amit Shah as a director as netting the highest deposits among...
Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Growth in bank deposits fell to a 55-year low in financial year 2017-18, according to data on Reserve Bank of India website. Quoting bankers, a...
“It is a government of events, not of works”

“It is a government of events, not of works”

Mudda panellists feel that the government’s economic plans continue to falter, which is why banks are facing mounting NPAs, and some states are running...
Cash crunch: ATMs run dry, FM Jaitley says problem temporary

Cash crunch: ATMs run dry, FM Jaitley says problem temporary

For many in India, it is back to demonetisation days and cashless transactions as automated teller machines (ATMs) in many states running out of...
Around 100 Crores In Old Demonetised Notes Recovered In Kanpur

Around 100 Crores In Old Demonetised Notes Recovered In Kanpur

Around Rs 100 crore worth of demonetised currency was seized from an under-construction house in Swarup Nagar locality of Kanpur by National Investigation Agency...
Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Bureaucrats who do not declare their assets by January 31 will be denied vigilance clearances needed for promotions and foreign postings  In a move that could force...

PM Modi says he is ready to pay the political cost for the path...

Stoutly defending his government’s steps that have sparked off debates and criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was prepared to be a martyr...
Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset over Shashi Tharoor’s “tongue-in-cheek remark”

Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset over Shashi Tharoor’s “tongue-in-cheek remark”

Congress leader Tharoor replies to Manushi Chhillar on Twitter, calls her a class act and offers apology if his tweet caused any offence While sections...
Mudda 2017-11-17-at-3.54.34-PM

“Sensex climbing, rupee strengthening a good sign”

Mudda examines veracity of Moody’s rating that has resulted in boost to Modi government, wonders if human indicators were taken into account International credit rating...

Country can demand Arun Jaitley’s resignation over demonetization, GST: Yashwant Sinha

The veteran BJP leader said there is an utmost need to speak about the country’s “worrying” economic situation. Hitting out at Arun Jaitley – yet...

Mudda yields mixed views on demonetisation

While some believe it was a tragic step by the government, others think it may hurt now but will generate long-term benefits The whole country...
demonetisation

Rs 36 cr demonetized notes recovered, 9 arrested during NIA’s terror-funding probe in J&K

Allegedly, the accused were collecting demonetized notes and converting them into new ones – with the help of bank officials. In a major crackdown against...
Rahul and Narendra Modi

Modi hiding behind shallow, hate-filled political narrative: Rahul Gandhi

In an editorial for Financial Times, London that coincided with the demonetisation anniversary, Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi’s economic policies As Prime...
Narendra Modi

Demonetisation anniversary: Modi says 125 crore Indians won decisive battle

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to share a 7-minute video enlisting the benefits of demonetisation, BJP leaders sing paeans too A year after...
Mudda 6.11.2017

“Demonetisation’s biggest blow to poor and real estate”

Mudda panellists examine note ban impact one year after the exercise, after Manmohan Singh announces that it spelt “complete disaster” for our economy Slamming the Narendra...
Arun Jaitely

Manmohan’s demonetisation diatribe forces Jaitley to take moral high ground

Hours after former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh shredded Modi government’s economic reforms agenda to bits, Arun Jaitley says demonetisation was an “ethical drive” It...
Dr-Manmohan-Singh

Demonetisation a “disastrous policy”, bullet train an “exercise in vanity: Manmohan Singh

Day before the first anniversary of demonetisation, former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh goes all out to trash successor Narendra Modi’s economic reform agenda A...
CPM BJP

CPM: Modi faking war against corruption, black money while claiming to fight them

The CPM has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of taking one step after another "to shield corruption and allow the rich...
Rahul Gandhi

After Gabbar Singh Tax, Rahul takes ‘Shut Up India’ dig at Modi

Congress vice president slammed PM Narendra Modi over the perception of dissent being muzzled in India, also termed growing unemployment in India as a...
Opposition to observe DeMo anniversary on Nov 8 as black day

Opposition to observe DeMo anniversary on Nov 8 as ‘black day’

The move would give the Congress a chance to revive the disturbing memories of noteban ahead of the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat polls In a...
World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

While the World bank has reduced its India GDP growth forecast to 7% for 2017-18 from 7.2%, IMF has scaled down India’s growth forecast...
Amid demonetisation gloom Ambani, Damani and Balkrishna register massive wealth gain

Amid demonetisation gloom Ambani, Damani and Balkrishna register massive wealth gain

Hurun India Rich list 2017 sees 278 new Indians join elite club of billionaires with wealth of Rs 1000 crore or more Demonetisation and the...
Asian Development Bank

ADB downgrades India’s growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18

Multilateral lender predicts that disruptions caused due to GST rollout will gradually dissolve but dividends will come in the medium term Amid concerns across the...
JIM YONG KIM

India’s economy growing “pretty robustly”, says World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim

Amid concerns within India over the country’s slipping GDP growth and stagnating job market, WB president’s comments come as good news for Centre Being slammed...
Manmohan Singh

Hasty GST implementation, noteban to adversely affect GDP: Manmohan

Former Prime Minister’s earlier prediction of demonetisation bringing GDP growth down by 2 per cent had recently come true With his prediction of demonetisation pulling...

Shah defends demonetisation, says it expanded India’s formal economy

BJP national president tells FICCI that dip in GDP growth to 5.7 per cent was due to “technical reasons” At a time when Reserve Bank...
As GDP slumps to three-year low at 5.7 %, Congress hits out at Centre over DeMo, GST

As GDP slumps to three-year low at 5.7 %, Congress hits out at Centre...

The disappointing GDP figures for the April-June quarter come at a time when the Centre is already facing harsh criticism over the purported failure...
All India Bank Strike

One million bank staff strike against privatisation of Public Sector Banks

Deposit and withdrawal in bank branches, cheque clearance, NEFT and RTGS transactions will be affected  Services at public sector banks (PSBs) has been hit today...
RBI to release new Rs 50 note; old note will not be discontinued

RBI to release new Rs 50 note; old note will not be discontinued

New fluorescent blue banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series bearing the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel, will feature the motif of...
Demonetisation: How can you stop legitimate old notes deposit, SC asks Centre

Demonetisation: How can you stop legitimate old notes deposit, SC asks Centre

The SC has asked the Centre if it can provide a window for the people who failed to deposit their old currency notes of...
PM Modi

It’s Mayhem in Cuckoo land

By Ranjona Banerji Apart from eternal optimists who live in cloud cuckoo land where lollipops grow on trees and no one ever gets diabetes, there...
Inflation, demonetisation continue to bother RBI

Inflation, demonetisation continue to bother RBI

Interest rate remains unchanged at 6.25 per cent Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr While the Narendra Modi government wanted to show the low inflation figure for April...
Moo-ing on with demonetisation, Priyanka Chopra’s dress and peacock tears - APNLive

Moo-ing on with demonetisation, Priyanka Chopra’s dress and peacock tears

Jawaharlal Nehru gets blamed for IT sector job losses Ranjona Banerji Which of the following are the biggest issues affecting India today: 1) A just-retired judge...
Arun Jaitley, Demonetisation, Congress, NDA, GDP, Indian Economy

Jaitley says Modi govt restored credibility of economy

Congress blames government’s negligence for low GDP Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government under Prime Minister Narendra...
Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

The growth rate has slowed to 6.1 percent in the January-March 2017 quarter India’s economic growth has taken a hit due to demonetisation and...
Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Unlike in the US, India’s TV media is busy playing cheerleader for the government Ranjona Banerji Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by...
Cash crunch back to haunt UP

Cash crunch returns to haunt Uttar Pradesh, say reports

Bank officials claim they don’t have cash to meet the demands of account holders. Shortage of cash seems to have returned to haunt cities...
Cows happy, people aren’t

Cows happy, people aren’t

People are losing jobs all over the country, including in the leather industry, but the streets are awash with happy cows Ranjona Banerji A month away...
Urjit Patel

Missing link: The informal sector

Flawed methodology distorts CSO data about the economy By Sindhu Bhattacharya The Government would have us believe that demonetisation has had an almost negligible impact on...
While government data claims that GDP growth in the third quarter has stayed at 7%, a closer look at the figures brings to fore the adverse effects of demonetisation

Nothing cheerful in Q3 GDP figures

7 per cent growth rate new bottom line By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is surprising that anyone should be surprised, shocked, elated, satisfied that that...
Donald Trump & Modi

Reining in the king

With the US courts trumping his travel ban, The Donald is on the back foot and pondering a fresh executive order. However, even though,...
Budget 2017-18

Tax Collection Woes of the Government

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his 2017-18 Budget speech in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday explained the rationale of demonetisation...
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat on APN News Face2Face show

“There is no non-BJP ruled state where CBI is not conducting investigation: Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, is fighting a lone battle as he takes on an aggressive BJP in the upcoming assembly elections....
Arun Jaitley ahead of the annual budget presentation in parliament last year

Growth forecast for 2017: Between 6.75 per cent and 7.5 per cent

Demonetisation casts a long shadow By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr According to the Economic Survey, the India economy is estimated to grow between 6.75 per cent...
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian

Global factors that would impact Indian economy

The survey cites the US presidential elections and that its implications to be of grave concern By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr One of the major concerns...
Demonetisation hovers like a dark cloud

Demonetisation hovers like a dark cloud

Economic Survey points to the short-term costs which are visible and tangible By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the Joint Session...
People are experiencing the dark side of going cashless. Photo: UNI

Fraudsters cheat public, post-demonetisation

Panic-stricken bank account holders seek police help after their money has been withdrawn or lakhs deposited without consent Call it the dark side of going...
Digitisation has led to the emergence of many soft targets for cyber criminals in a country grossly unprepared for the threats lurking in this space

40 fake BHIM apps on Google Play Store

By Shiva Sharma in Kanpur Over 40 fake BHIM apps have surfaced in Google Play Store post the launch of the original by PM Narendra...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

RBI governor speaks his mind finally at VGGS 2017

Urjit Patel did fulfil his responsibility as an independent central bank governor while talking about the state of economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Global...

'Demonetisation' - 59 News Results

Unemployment

Post-demonetisation, 50 lakh men lost jobs; Women unemployment rate higher: Report

In the middle of an acrimonious election campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP talking more about Pakistan, military, Muslims and...
Demonetisation queue

PM Modi went for demonetisation first, RBI’s formal approval came five weeks later

On a day when ‘#DemonetisationYaadRakhna’ (always remember demonetisation) was a top tending hashtag on Twitter to remind people of the hardships brought about by...
Unemployment

What Modi govt was hiding: Unemployment highest in 45 years; but more reports pending

The country’s unemployment rate stood at a 45-year high of 6.1% last year (2017-18) according to the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO) periodic labour...
Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

The two remaining non-government members of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) resigned on Monday protesting against the withholding of a report that was expected...
Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

According to the CMIE report, only 39.5% of the Indian adult population or 397 million people were employed in Oct 2018, 2.4% lower than...
Manmohan Singh

“Scars Only Getting More Visible With Time”: former PM Manmohan Singh on demonetisation

Congress leader and former Prime MinisterDr Manmohan Singh today (Thursday, November 8) cautioned Narendra Modi government against “economic misadventures” and urged it to handle...
“Modi government must solve joblessness crisis”

“Modi government must solve joblessness crisis”

Panellists feel that the centre’s bold initiatives have resulted in some good, but it is still a long road ahead to prosperity for all What do...
Less than 11,000 crore of demonetised notes did not come back, says RBI; 99.3 percent returned

Less than 11,000 crore of demonetised notes did not come back, says RBI; 99.3...

Leaving less than Rs.11,000 crore worth of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes invalidated overnight by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, almost all...
BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP MPs on Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance have stalled the adoption of its report on demonetisation. The committee’s report is said to be critical...
No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the replies

No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the...

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi got up to reply to the debate on no confidence motion on Friday – at the tactically chosen prime...
Amit Shah

Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

A RTI report has named a district cooperative bank which has BJP president Amit Shah as a director as netting the highest deposits among...
Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Growth in bank deposits fell to a 55-year low in financial year 2017-18, according to data on Reserve Bank of India website. Quoting bankers, a...
“It is a government of events, not of works”

“It is a government of events, not of works”

Mudda panellists feel that the government’s economic plans continue to falter, which is why banks are facing mounting NPAs, and some states are running...
Cash crunch: ATMs run dry, FM Jaitley says problem temporary

Cash crunch: ATMs run dry, FM Jaitley says problem temporary

For many in India, it is back to demonetisation days and cashless transactions as automated teller machines (ATMs) in many states running out of...
Around 100 Crores In Old Demonetised Notes Recovered In Kanpur

Around 100 Crores In Old Demonetised Notes Recovered In Kanpur

Around Rs 100 crore worth of demonetised currency was seized from an under-construction house in Swarup Nagar locality of Kanpur by National Investigation Agency...
Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Bureaucrats who do not declare their assets by January 31 will be denied vigilance clearances needed for promotions and foreign postings  In a move that could force...

PM Modi says he is ready to pay the political cost for the path...

Stoutly defending his government’s steps that have sparked off debates and criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was prepared to be a martyr...
Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset over Shashi Tharoor’s “tongue-in-cheek remark”

Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset over Shashi Tharoor’s “tongue-in-cheek remark”

Congress leader Tharoor replies to Manushi Chhillar on Twitter, calls her a class act and offers apology if his tweet caused any offence While sections...
Mudda 2017-11-17-at-3.54.34-PM

“Sensex climbing, rupee strengthening a good sign”

Mudda examines veracity of Moody’s rating that has resulted in boost to Modi government, wonders if human indicators were taken into account International credit rating...

Country can demand Arun Jaitley’s resignation over demonetization, GST: Yashwant Sinha

The veteran BJP leader said there is an utmost need to speak about the country’s “worrying” economic situation. Hitting out at Arun Jaitley – yet...

Mudda yields mixed views on demonetisation

While some believe it was a tragic step by the government, others think it may hurt now but will generate long-term benefits The whole country...
demonetisation

Rs 36 cr demonetized notes recovered, 9 arrested during NIA’s terror-funding probe in J&K

Allegedly, the accused were collecting demonetized notes and converting them into new ones – with the help of bank officials. In a major crackdown against...
Rahul and Narendra Modi

Modi hiding behind shallow, hate-filled political narrative: Rahul Gandhi

In an editorial for Financial Times, London that coincided with the demonetisation anniversary, Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi’s economic policies As Prime...
Narendra Modi

Demonetisation anniversary: Modi says 125 crore Indians won decisive battle

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to share a 7-minute video enlisting the benefits of demonetisation, BJP leaders sing paeans too A year after...
Mudda 6.11.2017

“Demonetisation’s biggest blow to poor and real estate”

Mudda panellists examine note ban impact one year after the exercise, after Manmohan Singh announces that it spelt “complete disaster” for our economy Slamming the Narendra...
Arun Jaitely

Manmohan’s demonetisation diatribe forces Jaitley to take moral high ground

Hours after former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh shredded Modi government’s economic reforms agenda to bits, Arun Jaitley says demonetisation was an “ethical drive” It...
Dr-Manmohan-Singh

Demonetisation a “disastrous policy”, bullet train an “exercise in vanity: Manmohan Singh

Day before the first anniversary of demonetisation, former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh goes all out to trash successor Narendra Modi’s economic reform agenda A...
CPM BJP

CPM: Modi faking war against corruption, black money while claiming to fight them

The CPM has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of taking one step after another "to shield corruption and allow the rich...
Rahul Gandhi

After Gabbar Singh Tax, Rahul takes ‘Shut Up India’ dig at Modi

Congress vice president slammed PM Narendra Modi over the perception of dissent being muzzled in India, also termed growing unemployment in India as a...
Opposition to observe DeMo anniversary on Nov 8 as black day

Opposition to observe DeMo anniversary on Nov 8 as ‘black day’

The move would give the Congress a chance to revive the disturbing memories of noteban ahead of the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat polls In a...
World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

While the World bank has reduced its India GDP growth forecast to 7% for 2017-18 from 7.2%, IMF has scaled down India’s growth forecast...
Amid demonetisation gloom Ambani, Damani and Balkrishna register massive wealth gain

Amid demonetisation gloom Ambani, Damani and Balkrishna register massive wealth gain

Hurun India Rich list 2017 sees 278 new Indians join elite club of billionaires with wealth of Rs 1000 crore or more Demonetisation and the...
Asian Development Bank

ADB downgrades India’s growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18

Multilateral lender predicts that disruptions caused due to GST rollout will gradually dissolve but dividends will come in the medium term Amid concerns across the...
JIM YONG KIM

India’s economy growing “pretty robustly”, says World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim

Amid concerns within India over the country’s slipping GDP growth and stagnating job market, WB president’s comments come as good news for Centre Being slammed...
Manmohan Singh

Hasty GST implementation, noteban to adversely affect GDP: Manmohan

Former Prime Minister’s earlier prediction of demonetisation bringing GDP growth down by 2 per cent had recently come true With his prediction of demonetisation pulling...

Shah defends demonetisation, says it expanded India’s formal economy

BJP national president tells FICCI that dip in GDP growth to 5.7 per cent was due to “technical reasons” At a time when Reserve Bank...
As GDP slumps to three-year low at 5.7 %, Congress hits out at Centre over DeMo, GST

As GDP slumps to three-year low at 5.7 %, Congress hits out at Centre...

The disappointing GDP figures for the April-June quarter come at a time when the Centre is already facing harsh criticism over the purported failure...
All India Bank Strike

One million bank staff strike against privatisation of Public Sector Banks

Deposit and withdrawal in bank branches, cheque clearance, NEFT and RTGS transactions will be affected  Services at public sector banks (PSBs) has been hit today...
RBI to release new Rs 50 note; old note will not be discontinued

RBI to release new Rs 50 note; old note will not be discontinued

New fluorescent blue banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series bearing the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel, will feature the motif of...
Demonetisation: How can you stop legitimate old notes deposit, SC asks Centre

Demonetisation: How can you stop legitimate old notes deposit, SC asks Centre

The SC has asked the Centre if it can provide a window for the people who failed to deposit their old currency notes of...
PM Modi

It’s Mayhem in Cuckoo land

By Ranjona Banerji Apart from eternal optimists who live in cloud cuckoo land where lollipops grow on trees and no one ever gets diabetes, there...
Inflation, demonetisation continue to bother RBI

Inflation, demonetisation continue to bother RBI

Interest rate remains unchanged at 6.25 per cent Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr While the Narendra Modi government wanted to show the low inflation figure for April...
Moo-ing on with demonetisation, Priyanka Chopra’s dress and peacock tears - APNLive

Moo-ing on with demonetisation, Priyanka Chopra’s dress and peacock tears

Jawaharlal Nehru gets blamed for IT sector job losses Ranjona Banerji Which of the following are the biggest issues affecting India today: 1) A just-retired judge...
Arun Jaitley, Demonetisation, Congress, NDA, GDP, Indian Economy

Jaitley says Modi govt restored credibility of economy

Congress blames government’s negligence for low GDP Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government under Prime Minister Narendra...
Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

The growth rate has slowed to 6.1 percent in the January-March 2017 quarter India’s economic growth has taken a hit due to demonetisation and...
Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Unlike in the US, India’s TV media is busy playing cheerleader for the government Ranjona Banerji Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by...
Cash crunch back to haunt UP

Cash crunch returns to haunt Uttar Pradesh, say reports

Bank officials claim they don’t have cash to meet the demands of account holders. Shortage of cash seems to have returned to haunt cities...
Cows happy, people aren’t

Cows happy, people aren’t

People are losing jobs all over the country, including in the leather industry, but the streets are awash with happy cows Ranjona Banerji A month away...
Urjit Patel

Missing link: The informal sector

Flawed methodology distorts CSO data about the economy By Sindhu Bhattacharya The Government would have us believe that demonetisation has had an almost negligible impact on...
While government data claims that GDP growth in the third quarter has stayed at 7%, a closer look at the figures brings to fore the adverse effects of demonetisation

Nothing cheerful in Q3 GDP figures

7 per cent growth rate new bottom line By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is surprising that anyone should be surprised, shocked, elated, satisfied that that...
Donald Trump & Modi

Reining in the king

With the US courts trumping his travel ban, The Donald is on the back foot and pondering a fresh executive order. However, even though,...
Budget 2017-18

Tax Collection Woes of the Government

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his 2017-18 Budget speech in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday explained the rationale of demonetisation...
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat on APN News Face2Face show

“There is no non-BJP ruled state where CBI is not conducting investigation: Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, is fighting a lone battle as he takes on an aggressive BJP in the upcoming assembly elections....
Arun Jaitley ahead of the annual budget presentation in parliament last year

Growth forecast for 2017: Between 6.75 per cent and 7.5 per cent

Demonetisation casts a long shadow By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr According to the Economic Survey, the India economy is estimated to grow between 6.75 per cent...
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian

Global factors that would impact Indian economy

The survey cites the US presidential elections and that its implications to be of grave concern By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr One of the major concerns...
Demonetisation hovers like a dark cloud

Demonetisation hovers like a dark cloud

Economic Survey points to the short-term costs which are visible and tangible By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the Joint Session...
People are experiencing the dark side of going cashless. Photo: UNI

Fraudsters cheat public, post-demonetisation

Panic-stricken bank account holders seek police help after their money has been withdrawn or lakhs deposited without consent Call it the dark side of going...
Digitisation has led to the emergence of many soft targets for cyber criminals in a country grossly unprepared for the threats lurking in this space

40 fake BHIM apps on Google Play Store

By Shiva Sharma in Kanpur Over 40 fake BHIM apps have surfaced in Google Play Store post the launch of the original by PM Narendra...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

RBI governor speaks his mind finally at VGGS 2017

Urjit Patel did fulfil his responsibility as an independent central bank governor while talking about the state of economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Global...

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