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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

Nov 10, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

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

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

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.

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

Nov 08, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

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

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

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

08 November, 2020

Centre Should Issue White Paper About Impact Of Demonetisation On Economy: Ashok Gehlot


His comments come on the day the Congress is observing fourth anniversary of note ban as a 'Vikshwasghaat Diwas'

08 November, 2020

Demonetisation 'Destroyed' Economy, Helped Crony Capitalists, Alleges Rahul Gandhi


Modi has "destroyed" the pride of India, its economy, Gandhi said, and added, "We have to jointly rebuild India".


03 September, 2020

Demonetisation Dented India's Unorganised Sector, Benefited Biggest Billionaires: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the Centre's demonetisation move affected farmers, labourers and small shopkeepers who are part of the unorganised sector.

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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