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Cong Should Apologise For Foisting False Cases Against Hindu Organisations: CM Adityanath On Malegaon Blast Case

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He also took a swipe at Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav over the income tax raids on a Kanpur-based perfume trader, saying this shows why Yadav was opposing demonetisation.

Huge Cash Found In SP leaders’ Houses Reveals Why SP, BSP Opposed Demonetisation: UP CM

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“Bundle of notes… uncountable bundles of notes, still being counted for the third day… people counting them have got exhausted,” the chief minister said, referring to the taxation sleuths raids at Jain’s house in Kanpur.

Economic Revival Uncertain Due To Govt's Short-Sighted Policy Decisions, Covid: Tharoor

"Our nation's economy continues to battle the significant forces of disruption that were set in motion by the COVID-19 pandemic and which can trace their way back in our country to the disaster of demonetisation," Tharoor said.

How Demonetization Left Kashmir Untouched?

Nov 14, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Many of us thought land prices in J&K will go down. But seven years down the line land prices are going up and up and people are unable to afford to buy land.

Post Demonetisation, Digital Transactions Surge, But Cash Remains The King

After the demonetisation in 2016, digital transactions have picked up pace like never before, but is cash out of vogue?

10 November, 2021

Demonetisation: What Happened In The Hours Before Narendra Modi’s Announcement

Suchetana Ray

The year was 2016, the day, November 8, and everyone thought it was just another RBI board meeting. As usual, the finance ministry, the nerve-centre of economic policy-making in India, was teeming with journalists, but no one, including most bureaucrats, knew what was about to ensue. Here’s what happened in New Delhi in the hours before PM Modi addressed the nation yanking off high value currency notes from circulation.

08 November, 2021

Demonetisation Catalysed Digital Payments, But Nobody Knows Its Impact On Black Money

Kamalika Ghosh

Five years post demonetisation, was PM Modi’s ‘masterstroke’ to curb the menace of black money a success?

08 November, 2021

5 Years Of Demonetisation: Did We Actually Need It to Formalise Indian Economy?

Neeraj Thakur

Even after five years of demonetisation that aimed to promote digital economy, Indians still love to deal in cash

08 November, 2021

Five Years Of Demonetisation: Black Money On Rise Despite Digital Push

Lola Nayar

Five years after demonetisation, though cash usage has declined, it still prevails in property transactions, grocery purchase and payment for services, reveals a national online survey by LocalCircles.

30 October, 2021

Has Modinomics Turned The Corner And Formalised 80% Of Indian Economy?

Neeraj Thakur

Formalisation of the Indian economy has been a stated aim of the Narendra Modi government. And a SBI Research report released Friday, holds up the report card.

07 October, 2021

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Kashmir Killings, Says Terrorism Hasn’t Stopped After Article 370 Abrogation

Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Central Government of completely failing to provide security to the people of J&K.


01 October, 2021

Crisis In The Middle: Are Indians Crushed Between Demonetisation And New Tax Regime?

Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.

14 July, 2021

Cuba And Haiti Stir Fresh Political Pressures For US President Joe Biden

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden is facing increased pressure from Republican lawmakers for his administration to step up support of Cuban demonstrators, who are protesting food shortages

16 March, 2021

Rs 2,000 Notes Not Printed In Last Two Years: Minister Tells Lok Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

3,362 million currency notes of Rs 2000 denomination were in circulation on March 30, 2018, constituting 3.27% and 37.26% of the currency in terms of volume and trade respectively

02 March, 2021

BJP’s ‘Ill-Considered Demonetisation Decision’ Has Resulted In High Unemployment: Manmohan Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Manmohan Singh also said that the country’s informal sector ‘is in shambles’

05 January, 2021

UPA-2 Was A ‘Govt Of Averages’, Lacked Tall Leaders: Pranab Mukherjee In Memoirs


Pranab Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year.

10 November, 2020

Demonetisation A Black Chapter In India’s History: Shiv Sena


Demonetisation, GST have had adverse impact on Indian economy, says party


09 November, 2020

BJP Rigged UP Bypolls, Will Give Details After Result: Akhilesh Yadav


Samajwadi Party chief says BJP has misused the administration

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz