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.
“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.
"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.
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.
After the demonetisation in 2016, digital transactions have picked up pace like never before, but is cash out of vogue?
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.
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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.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Central Government of completely failing to provide security to the people of J&K.
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.
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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
Congress leader Manmohan Singh also said that the country’s informal sector ‘is in shambles’
Pranab Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year.
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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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.