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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.
Feb 03, 2017
Remonetisation nearly complete, cash withdrawal limit will go, says Shaktikanta Das"In less than 90 days, the whole process of remonetisation is almost complete. This speaks volumes about the way the remonetisation has been completed," he said.
Nov 23, 2016
Demonetisation: Debit card charges dropped, farmers to get easier cash accessThe government has allowed Nabard to disburse Rs 21,000 crore through cooperative banks to farmers
Nov 15, 2016
Demonetisation chaos gets deeper as Modi, Jaitley, Shaktikanta differ on I-T scrutinyContradictory statements by PM Modi and Arun Jaitley in regard to permissible non-penalty cash deposits in banks is forcing people to ask: Who to believe?
Oct 27, 2016
Government clears seven foreign direct investment proposals worth Rs 100 croreInter-ministerial body FIPB today cleared seven proposals envisaging foreign investment of Rs 100 crore.
Oct 21, 2016
Debit card data breach: Govt promises prompt actionThe government today got cracking on the debit card fraud, asking banks concerned and RBI to submit report on the nature of security breach which compromised over 3.25 million cards and assured customers that strong action will be taken while their interests will not come to any harm.
Sep 22, 2016
Finmin raises serious concerns over Moody's methodology, says agency ignored reform stepsQuestioning the methodology adopted by Moody's, Finance Ministry today said the global agency has ignored reforms initiated by the government and it should not wait "till infinity" for them to take root before upgrading the country's sovereign rating.