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Note ban: We underestimate the people and forget that transparency is a powerful sword
India

Note ban: We underestimate the people and forget that transparency is a powerful sword

On this first month anniversary of the knock-out blow delivered to two currency notes — Rs 1000 and Rs 500 — it comes to mind that all these lakhs of crores that were unearthed do not seem to have hampered or upset the filthy rich.

Demonetisation: Toll plazas to receive payment through credit, debit cards
India

Demonetisation: Toll plazas to receive payment through credit, debit cards

The Home Ministry has also asked the states to deploy adequate police so that no potential law and order problem arises across the toll plazas.

Winter Session: Maharashtra Legislative Council goes paperless, MLCs to use tablets
Politics

Winter Session: Maharashtra Legislative Council goes paperless, MLCs to use tablets

The BJP-led Centre in Delhi wants to go cashless after the demonetisation move. Now, the Maharashtra government has given a go-ahead for the paperless functioning of the State Legislature.

Demonetisation: How Narendra Modi changed the currency ban narrative
Business

Demonetisation: How Narendra Modi changed the currency ban narrative

By November 27, Modi used the phrase “digital/cashless” thrice as much as “black money” with no mention of “fake currency”.

Cashless economy: UPI apps provide ease of use and freedom to transact
India

Cashless economy: UPI apps provide ease of use and freedom to transact

India may soon not only be moving to cashless economy but might be moving towards card less economy. Digital wallets tied to specific banks or provided by specific merchants too may soon be history.

Demonetisation: 5 hurdles to Narendra Modi's push for cashless economy
India

Demonetisation: 5 hurdles to Narendra Modi's push for cashless economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed that all Indians get familiar and make other familiar with cashless transactions.

Demonetisation effect: Firstpost visits Dhasai, Maharashtra's first cashless village
Business

Demonetisation effect: Firstpost visits Dhasai, Maharashtra's first cashless village

A tiny village Dhasai, some 70 km from Thane, and around 140 km from Mumbai, has become Maharashtra's first cashless village. But, unlike Akodara, where mobile banking is the main mode of payments, here it's card payments via EDC machine.

'It took 20-25 years for US to go cashless, but that's not an excuse to wait'
Business

'It took 20-25 years for US to go cashless, but that's not an excuse to wait'

In the US, it was a 20-25 year journey. But that is not an excuse to wait to begin, says Jack Ringquist, global leader, consumer products, Deloitte

BMC chief Ajoy Mehta says Mumbai civic body aims to go cashless in 60 days
Mumbai

BMC chief Ajoy Mehta says Mumbai civic body aims to go cashless in 60 days

At a time when the nation is dealing with demonetisation and subsequent cash crunch, a quiet cashless revolution is unfolding at the BMC, which is aiming to go completely cashless in about 60 days from now.

Pay day highlights: Cash crunch escalates; pensioners hit hard in Maharashtra
India

Pay day highlights: Cash crunch escalates; pensioners hit hard in Maharashtra

For most Indians, this pay day is going to be unlike any other. The reason being the cash crunch due to the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Demonetisation: Cashless India is a big dream, here are 6 hard questions for Niti Aayog
News & Analysis

Demonetisation: Cashless India is a big dream, here are 6 hard questions for Niti Aayog

It is not for nothing that they say cash is king. As the most liquid instrument of value within the geographical reach of an economy, it has a pride of place that is hard to replace. So it is not surprising that cynics may be raising their eyebrows on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a march to a cashless society – or, in his words, to a "less cash" society – last Sunday.

Demonetisation: Nandan Nilekani picked by Modi in expert panel formed to promote e-payments
News & Analysis

Demonetisation: Nandan Nilekani picked by Modi in expert panel formed to promote e-payments

Nandan Nilekani is in an expert panel constituted by Niti Aayog and the government to take the demonetisation exercise further.

Demonetisation: With a clueless Oppn, Modi can afford to try and create a cashless India
India

Demonetisation: With a clueless Oppn, Modi can afford to try and create a cashless India

Modi should press with cashless transactions. So long as there’s no strong counter-narrative to his moves, he can keep on experimenting.

Demonetisation: Narendra Modi's dream of a 'cashless' economy is far-fetched
India

Demonetisation: Narendra Modi's dream of a 'cashless' economy is far-fetched

The PM's dream of a cashless economy is just an expression of his customary haste to rush through reforms without creating the necessary conditions for it first.

Demonetisation: How Narendra Modi changed narrative from black money to cashless economy
Politics

Demonetisation: How Narendra Modi changed narrative from black money to cashless economy

Despite three weeks after the note ban, the cash crunch continues across the country, especially in non-metros, where people are still struggling to find lower denomination notes. ATMs and bank branches are still running dry.

Demonetisation: Modi's cashless economy dream is a reality in this tiny Gujarat village
India

Demonetisation: Modi's cashless economy dream is a reality in this tiny Gujarat village

Imagine a place in India where you don’t need cash to buy a packet of salt or other groceries. Welcome to Akodara

PM Narendra Modi's idea of cashless economy unrealistic: Omar Abdullah
Sports

PM Narendra Modi's idea of cashless economy unrealistic: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday termed as "unrealistic" the idea of a cashless economy as floated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio address, saying internet connectivity in the state was unreliable.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for cashless economy even as job loss, subdued growth fear looms
Politics

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for cashless economy even as job loss, subdued growth fear looms

Addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme show "Mann ki Baat", Modi urged the youth of India to take a pledge to become part of a 'çashless society' for a corruption less, black money-free India

Demonetisation: Black money chase a delusion, political parties may be real targets, says Jean Drèze
Politics

Demonetisation: Black money chase a delusion, political parties may be real targets, says Jean Drèze

According to Drèze, India is still several decades away from being a cashless economy, and the government needs to focus on effective banking services in rural areas to achieve its financial inclusion goal

Demonetisation has boosted digital payments, says Freecharge's Govind Rajan
India

Demonetisation has boosted digital payments, says Freecharge's Govind Rajan

Govind Rajan, CEO, FreeCharge, dropped by FirstPost to discuss how the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has impacted the traditional, cash-based transaction system