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Jun 28, 2017
Almost resigned from RBI on differences with Chidambaram, says former governor YV ReddyIn 'Advice and Dissent: My Life in Public Service', being released on Tuesday, Reddy, who was RBI Governor between September 2003 and September 2008, describes his differences of opinion with then Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.
Jun 01, 2017
Shaktikanta Das retires as Economic Affairs Secretary, Tapan Ray to succeedEconomic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday retired after serving the government for 37 years in various capacities.
May 30, 2017
RBI says new Re 1 notes to be circulated soon, existing version to remain legal tenderRBI will soon circulate new one rupee notes with a multicoloured look while the existing currency notes will also continue to be legal tender.
May 26, 2017
Tapan Ray to be next Economic Affairs Secretary starting 1 June, to replace Shaktikanta DasTapan Ray will take up the additional charge of the post of Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs from 1 June, 2017
May 05, 2017
Counting of old notes to still take a few months: Economic Affairs Secretarythe Finance Ministry, in discussion with the RBI, identified areas where double counting of notes might be happening because currency was moving from bank branches to their regional offices and then to the currency chests and the RBI.
Mar 23, 2017
Demonetisation: Parliamentary panel to summon RBI Governor Urjit Patel again on 20 AprilA Parliamentary panel has decided to summon RBI Governor Urjit Patel again to explain how much of the junked currency has been deposited in banks post note ban and the progress made in remonetisation
Feb 22, 2017
Forget U-turn on Rs 1,000 notes, why did govt launch Rs 2,000 notes in the first place?If lower denomination notes (Rs 500 and below) are the focus, why was the government/ Reserve Bank of India flooded the system with Rs 2,000 notes in the days that followed demonetisation when general public was reeling under severe cash crunch.
Feb 22, 2017
No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta DasHe also said complaints of cash shortages at ATMs are being addressed and requested people to desist from withdrawing more money than they need.
Feb 09, 2017
No decision yet on imposing tax on cash transactions: Shaktikanta DasThe Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu-headed committee on digitisation had in its report last month recommended a levy on cash deals beyond Rs 50,000 as it sought to discourage the use of physical currency.
Feb 07, 2017
Unemployment on the rise, highest among OBCs: How is high growth benefiting poor?The Modi-government still seems to be obsessed with the GDP figures while focus on actual job creation remains weak beyond rhetoric.