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Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Mere incentives will not do the trick, needs a clear roadmap to migrate to digital society, say Firstpost panelistsNon-cash transactions spiked when cash was withdrawn from the economy overnight but as the cash returned, growth in digital transactions returned to the pre-demonetisation levels
Jan 03, 2018
Electoral bonds: State’s double standard for political parties and common man on right to anonymity is wrongElectoral bonds are such instrument that they seek to promote cashless political donations since these bonds can be purchased either through cash or cheque.
Dec 12, 2017
Cashless economy: Govt hopes 1,800 crore digital payment transactions will take place in 2018 financial yearThe scale and value of digital payment transactions underscored how these new forms of payment had reached the masses, govt said
Nov 22, 2017
A cheque-less India? Possible; it may not be a big deal for common man but traders will sufferThe policy-makers will have to keep in mind that traders and small businesses are already suffering due to GST and demonetisation. They will need handholding in case the government bans cheques
Nov 20, 2017
Demonetisation rollout 'deeply flawed', Rs 2,000 notes launch puzzling, says Nobel laureate Richard Thalerit is clear now that Thaler never supported Modi's drive and even considered it deeply flawed.
Nov 13, 2017
IT spending in Indian banking sector to see 11.7% jump to hit $9.1 bn as banks turn to contactless paymentsAs part of their increased IT spending, top banks in India are investing heavily into contactless payment
Nov 08, 2017
Demonetisation anniversary highlights: Congress observes black day; Rahul Gandhi calls note ban a 'tragedy'Demonetisation anniversary is turning out to be fierce war of words between the Opposition parties and the ruling NDA
Nov 07, 2017
What happened in first 2 months of note ban alone was an unforgivable catastrophe: Jean DrezePrime Minister Narendra seems to have really believed in the myth that black money is a gigantic hoard of cash, waiting to be raided, says Jean Dreze
Nov 06, 2017
One year of demonetisation: Cash comes at a cost, nation moving towards digital economy, says Arun JaitleyArun Jaitley said some people have problem in accepting the fact that transactions through the digital mode and banking instruments are going to witness a rapid growth as compared to cash dealings
Nov 04, 2017
One year of demonetisation: Onion farmers in Nashik district are struggling to survive in cashless economyA year after the government replaced high-denomination currency notes with an aim to encourage a cashless economy, onion farmers in Nashik, India’s onion bowl, are finding themselves without money to make essential purchases.