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SC's demonetisation verdict: 'Accept the verdict but...,' says Congress' Chidambaram

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Union Finance Minister and Congress veteran, P Chidambaram, has accepted the Supreme Court's judgement favouring the Centre's demonetisation move but also noted the minority judgement's pointing out the "illegality and irregularity" in the step.

Supreme Court's demonetisation verdict a 'message for the Opposition': Amit Malviya

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court's verdict favouring the Modi government's 2016 demonetisation move was a "message for the opposition not to lean on the judiciary to settle political scores", said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national executive member Amit Malviya on Monday.

Supreme Court backs Modi government's demonetisation move

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday backed the Narendra Modi government's controversial 2016 demonetisation move, in a setback for the opposition parties that have been targeting the Centre over the step for years. 

Demonetisation decision was taken to fight fake currency, terror financing, black money: Centre to SC

New Delhi/UNI: Justifying its decision to demonetise Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes in 2016, the Centre has said that it was aimed at fighting the menace of fake currency notes, terror financing, black money and tax evasion.

Demonetisation, GST ruined India's economy: Rahul Gandhi

Nanded/UNI: Senior Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi Tuesday criticized both the decisions including demonetisation and GST taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said they have ruined India's economy.

Demonetisation 'epic failure' of Modi govt: Congress chief Kharge

New Delhi/UNI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday launched a fresh attack at the BJP-led government at the Centre over 2016 demonetisation and termed it "epic failure" of the ruling dispensation.

Supreme Court to probe Narendra Modi govt's demonetisation policy

New Delhi/IBNS: While noting that there is a line, "Lakshman Rekha", to how far courts can challenge government policy decisions, the Supreme Court Wednesday said it will still hear petitions against the 2016 demonetisation of high-value currency notes.

Army captain to face court martial over demonetisation scam

New Delhi/IBNS: An Indian Army Captain would face general court martial proceedings on 12 different charges of corruption and wrongdoings committed during the demonetisation exercise carried out in November 2016, media reports said.

'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.