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Watch video: ATM in Amethi dispensing fake notes creates ruckus among residents
India

Watch video: ATM in Amethi dispensing fake notes creates ruckus among residents

If you look and observe closely the fake note has phrases like 'Children Bank of India' and 'Full of Fun' written on it

NPCI internationalising Indian rupee as the world deliberates on dedollarisation
India

NPCI internationalising Indian rupee as the world deliberates on dedollarisation

With countries like Russia shifting its trade from US dollar to ruble, China pushing its trade in yuan, and now India initiating payments and receipts in Indian rupee, a slow process of dedollarisation has begun

SC to consider on 12 October pleas challenging Centre's 2016 decision on demonetisation
India

SC to consider on 12 October pleas challenging Centre's 2016 decision on demonetisation

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will examine if the challenge to the Centre's 2016 demonetisation decision has become academic and posted the matter for consideration on 12 October.

Modi@8: The times Prime Minister Narendra Modi took India by surprise
India

Modi@8: The times Prime Minister Narendra Modi took India by surprise

When the prime minister says he’s making an announcement, Indians start expecting the unexpected. It all started with the sudden announcement to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes on 8 November 2016

Even PM Modi's detractors, opponents agree he is a phenomenon, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
India

Even PM Modi's detractors, opponents agree he is a phenomenon, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing 'Modi@20: Dreams Meeting Delivery' book release event, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision, his dreams and Mission India have been shaped by his extensive travels and insightful, experiential journey

Army captain faces court martial on 12 different charges of corruption over demonetisation scam
India

Army captain faces court martial on 12 different charges of corruption over demonetisation scam

The Army Captain was posted in the Army Postal Services in the Delhi area during the demonetisation process when the alleged acts of corruption took place, government sources said

How Sensex went from 1,000 to 60,000 in just over 31 years amid hope and despair
Business

How Sensex went from 1,000 to 60,000 in just over 31 years amid hope and despair

Both the 50,000 and 60,000 levels have been breached in 2021, showing the resilience of the market after the pandemic-triggered crash in March 2020

Only I will fight against CAA, NRC, demonetisation and anti-people policies of BJP, says Mamata Banerjee
Politics

Only I will fight against CAA, NRC, demonetisation and anti-people policies of BJP, says Mamata Banerjee

The TMC supremo is pitted against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal and Left Front's Srijib Biswas in the 30 September bypoll

'Don't intend to retract tweet or apologise': Kunal Kamra on contempt of court proceedings against him
India

'Don't intend to retract tweet or apologise': Kunal Kamra on contempt of court proceedings against him

In a letter posted on Twitter, the stand-up comedian also wished to volunteer the time that would be allotted to the hearing of his contempt case to other matters and parties who have not been as lucky and privileged as him to 'jump the queue'

Ahead of Uttar Pradesh bypolls results, Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP of rigging election
Politics

Ahead of Uttar Pradesh bypolls results, Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP of rigging election

The Samajwadi Party chief, however, did not elaborate on the accusation, and said he would provide detailed information after the results are declared on Tuesday

Demonetisation destroyed economy, only helped a few crony capitalists, alleges Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Demonetisation destroyed economy, only helped a few crony capitalists, alleges Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi and the Congress have been alleging that demonetisation was not in the interest of the people and had adverse effects on the economy

The Modi paradox: At 70, his 7 deadly sins for 'liberals' are why his supporters love him
India

The Modi paradox: At 70, his 7 deadly sins for 'liberals' are why his supporters love him

Part of the phenomenon is that the PM's support base grows and gets more solidly behind him for the exact reasons a section of urban, English-speaking intelligentsia hates him

GDP figures show demonetisation was an 'attack' on India's unorganised sector, says Rahul Gandhi
India

GDP figures show demonetisation was an 'attack' on India's unorganised sector, says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress chief said that the decision to scrap high-value currency notes was an attack on the country's poor, farmers, labourers and small shopkeepers

India's handloom, handicraft sectors have resilience to combat COVID-19 crisis setbacks. But they need calculated support
India

India's handloom, handicraft sectors have resilience to combat COVID-19 crisis setbacks. But they need calculated support

The handloom and handicrafts sectors will be drawing on their rich-but-checkered past, which previously saw them through prejudices and shortsighted policies, to work their way through the crisis posed by the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown as well.

Anurag Kashyap says the characters in Netflix film Choked don't share his politics: 'They aren't privileged, like I am'
Entertainment

Anurag Kashyap says the characters in Netflix film Choked don't share his politics: 'They aren't privileged, like I am'

Anurag Kashyap Netflix movie Choked explores marriage in a middle-class household and how it is shaped by financial concerns.

Choked movie review: Anurag Kashyap's demonetisation saga is curiously hesitant and dull
Entertainment

Choked movie review: Anurag Kashyap's demonetisation saga is curiously hesitant and dull

What is not vintage Anurag Kashyap is the lack of clarity and sharpness in what he seems to be saying about demonetisation and "achhe din" in Choked.

Anurag Kashyap, Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew on how they designed Netflix film Choked as a 'Sai Paranjpe thriller'
Entertainment

Anurag Kashyap, Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew on how they designed Netflix film Choked as a 'Sai Paranjpe thriller'

Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai revolved around the issues of a Maharashtrian couple (Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew), till the wife discovers an unlikely source of income.

Le15's Pooja Dhingra on coping with Colaba café's closure, and why it's a tough time for more than food industry
Lifestyle

Le15's Pooja Dhingra on coping with Colaba café's closure, and why it's a tough time for more than food industry

'My idea was to bring the macaron back to India with me, and see if people would love it as much as I did,' says Le15's Pooja Dhingra

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits
Business

COVID-19 impact: Informal economy workers excluded from most govt measures, be it cash transfers or tax benefits

Like demonetisation, the current lockdown has exposed millions of workers and their families to starvation, hunger, death and very bleak future prospects.

P Chidambaram says Yes Bank fiasco caused by 'mismanagement' of financial institutions under BJP govt, demands RBI probe
Business

P Chidambaram says Yes Bank fiasco caused by 'mismanagement' of financial institutions under BJP govt, demands RBI probe

Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Yes Bank fiasco was caused by "mismanagement" of financial institutions under the BJP government and demanded that the RBI conduct a thorough probe and fix accountability in the matter