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The 4G rollout this year was massive, IPv6 connections rose by 715 percent
News & Analysis

The 4G rollout this year was massive, IPv6 connections rose by 715 percent

For the first time, India was ranked among the top ten nations in terms of IPv6 connections.

Demonetisation not politically motivated, says PM Narendra Modi ahead of 50-day deadline
Politics

Demonetisation not politically motivated, says PM Narendra Modi ahead of 50-day deadline

With just a day left for the 50-day deadline for demonetisation's benefits to show, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has claimed that the move has forced black money, whether belonging to corrupt politicians or bureaucrats, out in the open.

Demonetisation: In Kerala, many back cashless drive but political opposition remains concern
Business

Demonetisation: In Kerala, many back cashless drive but political opposition remains concern

Kerala has all infrastructures in place to embrace cashless economy. Besides 100 percent literacy, Kerala is one of the most banked states in the country today. The state achieved 100 percent bank account coverage for all the household way back in 2011.

Modi launches schemes to boost cashless economy: Full text of 2016's final Mann Ki Baat
India

Modi launches schemes to boost cashless economy: Full text of 2016's final Mann Ki Baat

Making his last "Mann ki Baat" address in 2016, Modi defended the frequent changes in the rules of demonetisation.

Cashless economy: RTO offices in Delhi set to accept digital payments in 2017
India

Cashless economy: RTO offices in Delhi set to accept digital payments in 2017

Regional Transport Offices in the national capital are set to go cashless from January when fees for all services including driving licence, auto permit and fitness certificate can be paid electronically.

Demonetisation: Digi Dhan Abhiyan intends to provide financial literacy to 1 crore citizens from rural India
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Demonetisation: Digi Dhan Abhiyan intends to provide financial literacy to 1 crore citizens from rural India

The Government has launched a Digi Dhan Abhiyan program to educate the citizens of rural India on cashless transactions in the wake of the demonetisation.

Narendra Modi's digital push: Why there isn't an easy cure for India’s penchant for cash
India

Narendra Modi's digital push: Why there isn't an easy cure for India’s penchant for cash

A change in the mindset will be gradual and can’t be forced. Even if it is forced, the results are unlikely to sustain

Demonetisation: Swipe machine shortage, security worries threaten to sour cashless dream
Business

Demonetisation: Swipe machine shortage, security worries threaten to sour cashless dream

In order to shift Rs 46,000 crore worth of transactions per month to digital mode, the country needs an additional 20,000 PoS machines urgently

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi urges minority communities to go cashless, fight corruption
Politics

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi urges minority communities to go cashless, fight corruption

The inaugural 'cashless chaupal', an initiave of the Centre aimed at helping minorities connect with cashless economic system post demonetisation, was organised in Moradabad on Monday with Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi pitching for Muslims to join the campaign against "cancer of corruption".

Demonetisation challenge: Govt underestimating ‘digital ignorance’ among people is a big mistake
India

Demonetisation challenge: Govt underestimating ‘digital ignorance’ among people is a big mistake

After demonetisation, India is now being seen as moving towards a cashless economy. It raises an important question: Are people prepared to embrace this new way of life?

Demonetisation impact: Onion rates halve, farmers have no cash, but can’t go cashless
India

Demonetisation impact: Onion rates halve, farmers have no cash, but can’t go cashless

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be happy with 26-year-old Deepak Patil, an onion farmer from the village of Valwadi in Malegaon Taluka

Demonetisation to less cash: Economists can do without moral compass, not politicians
India

Demonetisation to less cash: Economists can do without moral compass, not politicians

A good gesture from the government after the first two weeks of demonetisation would have been the frank admission: “Yes, we botched up. We could have planned better. Sorry for the inconvenience.”

Demonetisation: NITI Aayog announces reward schemes, to spend Rs 340 cr to boost cashless
Business

Demonetisation: NITI Aayog announces reward schemes, to spend Rs 340 cr to boost cashless

The Lucky Grahak Yojna is targetted at consumers and the Digi Dhan Vyapari Yojna at encouraging merchants to transition to digital payments

Demonetisation: Traders push for Narendra Modi's cashless economy, chart roadmap
India

Demonetisation: Traders push for Narendra Modi's cashless economy, chart roadmap

India's trading community has decided to throw its weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push for a cashless economy by vowing to adopt e-payments.

Demonetisation, cashless economy: Covering up the fiasco with a new trick means more trouble
Business

Demonetisation, cashless economy: Covering up the fiasco with a new trick means more trouble

Despite the unprecedented man-made financial and economic disaster, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation adventure purged no black money.

Demonetisation: Going cashless can give rise to online scams; we need to stop volunteering data
India

Demonetisation: Going cashless can give rise to online scams; we need to stop volunteering data

The 'half a million pounds' is a reflection of the contempt in which these scam artists hold the masses.

Arun Jaitley: Congress extremely uncomfortable with demonetisation given its scandalous record
India

Arun Jaitley: Congress extremely uncomfortable with demonetisation given its scandalous record

Launching a scathing attack on Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the party's "scandalous record" is making it extremely uncomfortable with the Modi government's anti-corruption campaign of which the demonetisation of high value currency is a cornerstone

Shift to cashless after demonetisation: RBI not for cut in debit card charge
Business

Shift to cashless after demonetisation: RBI not for cut in debit card charge

In the government's hurry, banks seem to be sacrificing a bit too much

GST unlikely by April: Missing the deadline is better for all in demonetisation season
Politics

GST unlikely by April: Missing the deadline is better for all in demonetisation season

The hard-won political consensus on GST by finance minister, Arun Jaitley, is now on shaky grounds due to the ongoing tussle between the Narendra Modi-government and key opposition parties on the demonetisation issue

Demonetisation: HRD ministry plans month-long campaign to spread digital awareness among students
India

Demonetisation: HRD ministry plans month-long campaign to spread digital awareness among students

In the wake of demonetisation, the HRD Ministry is planning a month-long campaign, beginning 12 December, to spread awareness about digital transactions among university students and teachers across the country.