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If I was the PM then I would have thrown demonetisation proposal in dustbin: Rahul Gandhi

Singapore, Mar 10 (IBNS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said he would have thrown the proposal of note ban to the 'dustbin' in case he was serving as the Prime Minister of India.

Rahul Gandhi calls note ban move of Centre as 'disaster'

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IBNS): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday called the Centre's decision to ban old Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 currency notes last year as a 'disaster'.

Assam: Customs recover 94 pieces of fake Rs 2000 notes near Guwahati

Guwahati, June 11 (IBNS) : Assam has turned out to be major hub of fake currency since demonetization as security agencies recovered huge quantity of fake Indian currency from different parts of the state.

Currency ban: SBI officials held for violating RBI guidelines

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday said it has registered a case against Senior Special Assistant and Deputy Manager (Operations) of State Bank of India, Buchireddypalem Branch, Nellore district for misappropriating funds of around Rs 12.40 lakh by violating the RBI guidelines imposed during the period of currency ban last year.

Bengal govt. presents state budget 2017-18, sets up funds for farmers, labours affected by demonetisation

Kolkata, Feb 10 (IBNS): West Bengal Finance Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Friday presented state budget for 2017-18 financial year in an opposition-free session at state assembly, assuring to provide financial supports to the labours and farmers, hit by Centre's demonetisation move.

About 700 Maoists surrendered after demonetisation: Modi

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday backed his decision of note ban and promoted use of digital media while pointing that 700 Maoists surrendered after demonetisation announcement on Nov 8.

Lok Sabha passes bill to replace note ban ordinance

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS): The Lok Saba on Tuesday passed the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017.

Currency ban: Congress leaders to gherao RBI offices

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IBNS): The Congress on Tuesday announced will gherao RBI offices across India on Jan 18 to protest against the Centre's demonetisation move.

People will ban Modi Sarkar:Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Jan 11 (IBNS): Attacking the Centre over the note ban issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the people of India will 'ban' the Narendra Modi-led government soon.

Note ban: TMC leaders meet President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IBNS): A team of Trinamool Congress MPs on Wednesday met president Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here to appraise him on the situation the country is currently facing since the Centre announced its note ban move on Nov 8.

Trinamool Congress to organise nationwide protest against currency ban, announces Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): Continuing her fight against currency ban, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced to hold three-day-long dharnas at several states from Monday to Wednesday.

Currency Ban: Jaitley slams Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Two months after the government on Nov 8 announced banning of old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday attacked Rahul Gandhi over attacking the move and said the Congress vice-president only thought about disrupting the next session of Parliament while Prime Minister Narendra Modi planned about technology driven cleaner economy.

Modi thanks Indian diaspora for supporting govt's move against black money

Bangalore, Jan 8 (IBNS): Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the Indian diaspora for sup[porting the government on the move take by it against black money.

Bihar Congressmen to beat plates on Jan 8 to protest currency ban

Patna, Jan 3 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): The Congressmen in Bihar have announced to beat plates to protest demonetization drive by the Narendra Modi government.

Note Ban: Mamata Banerjee slams Modi govt

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): With the 50-day deadline set by the Centre ended on Friday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday attacked Prime MInister Narendra Modi-led government and said it cannot snatch away people’s economic rights.