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'Got five daughters instead of a son': Congress leader stirs sexism row while attacking Modi govt

New Delhi/IBNS: A Madhya Pradesh Congress leader has stirred a sexism controversy by comparing the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) moves to "daughters" born in hope of a son (development), media reports said.

NPR, NRC will be more detrimental to poor people than demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the widespread nation-wide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be more detrimental to poor people than the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation move in 2016.

Demonetisation, GST implemented without proper planning: BSP chief Mayawati

Jaunpur, May 7 (UNI) Targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati here on Tuesday claimed that an "economic crisis" had hit the country after demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) were implemented without any "prior and proper planning".

AITC releases election manifesto; Mamata Banerjee wants a judicial inquiry into demonetisation

Kolkata, Mar 27 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister and AITC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe by a Supreme Court judge into the noteban of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currencies.

Anti-black money measures brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore to tax

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) : The anti-black money measures taken by the Government during the last four and half years in the form of Black Money Law, the Fugitive Criminal Offenders Act, and Demonetisation, have brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1,30,000 crore to tax.

Will force Narendra Modi to waive farm loans: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IBNS): A day after the newly-formed Madhya Pradesh government waived farm loans in the state, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said he along with the entire Opposition will force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a similar step.

Ex-chief economic advisor calls demonetisation a monetary shock

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IBNS): Former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian has said demonetisation was a "massive, draconian, monetary shock" that aided the slide in economic growth, reports said.

Did Congress face the heat of demonetisation: Narendra Modi

Shahdol, Nov 16 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress over the issue of note ban and questioned whether it is still criticising the issue as they faced the heat of the Centre's 2016 move.

Rajinikanth clarifies his statement on BJP, says 'people will decide who is dangerous'

Chennai, Nov 21 (IBNS): Fueling speculations about his possible inclination towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), actor-turned politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday said it will be people who will decide whether the saffron outfit is "dangerous", which the opposition parties have been alleging, media reports said.

Demonetisation led to crackdown on shell firms, says Modi; Rahul Gandhi mocks

Raipur/New Delhi, Nov 12 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi has mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement where the latter said demonetisation has led to the crackdown on several shell firms.

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP over demonetisation in Chhattisgarh

Jagdalpur, Nov 9 (IBNS): Addressing a rally in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over demonetisation at Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh on Friday.

Demonetisation was PM Modi’s arrogant decision : Gaurav Gogoi

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IBNS): Terming ‘demonetisation’ as an arrogant decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Thursday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying rich and corrupt people are getting the entire benefit of the note ban policy by converting black money into white under the Prime Minister's own vigilance.

Demonetisation: Day-long sparring by BJP, Cong

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IBNS) : The ruling Bharaitya Janata Paty (BJP) and the opposition Congress were engaged in a day-long sparring on Thursday, the second anniversary of demonetisation, shooting off claims and counter-claims on the effects of note ban.

Congress defaming country when it has improved standing in the world : BJP

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IBNS) : Attacking the Congress for defaming India whenever its standing in the world increases, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday alleged that the opposition party, which did nothing positive during its rule, was creating an atmosphere of gloom and misleading the people.

Demonetisation was self inflicted deep wound on Indian economy: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IBNS): On the occasion of second anniversary of demonetisation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday attacked the Narendra Modi government by saying the note ban policy was a self-inflicted deep wound on the Indian economy.