Is blacklisted company indeed supplying papers for new currency notes?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday rejected Aam Aadmi party’s (AAP) charges of giving contract for printing of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes to a blacklisted company, saying his ministry has no dealing with the British company named in the “false” social media campaign. “Another false campaign on the social media by the … Read more

United Opposition observe black day to mark one month of demonetisation

United opposition in Delhi on Thursday marked the one month of note ban, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 November. Wearing black arm bands, leaders from opposition parties staged a protest outside the parliament. The Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi said, “Farmers are dying and PM Modi seems to be having fun. If … Read more

IT dept seizes new currency notes worth Rs 4 crore

IT department has seized over Rs 4 crore in new currency notes after searches in premises of two individuals in Bengaluru, reported PTI Officials said the searches were launched on the premises of an engineer and a contractor. The sleuths of the department seized over Rs four crore in new currency, mostly in denomination of … Read more

Slip of tongue or ‘Freudian Slip’? Video of Aaj Tak’s presenter goes viral

Video of Aaj Tak’s presenter Anjana Om Kashyap almost pronouncing her name as Anjana Om Modi has now gone viral on social media platforms. The clip of Kashyap’s slip of the tongue while introducing herself during her flagship show, Halla Bol, is being widely shared by users with non-BJP leanings on Twitter and Facebook. In … Read more

Finance ministry to introduce use of indelible ink for those who’ve exchanged old notes

Union finance ministry has reportedly decided to introduce indelible link for people visiting banks to exchange their old notes with new. This is to ensure that an individual has not exchanged more than his/her share of Rs 4,500. “It has come to notice of the government that in many places the same people are coming … Read more

Utter madness outside ATMs on Friday, Rapid Action Force deployed in Delhi

The exercise to withdraw money from banks ATMs across India is increasingly turning into a nightmare after reports of ATMs running out of money or becoming dysfunctional emerged from several parts of the country on Friday. In some parts of Delhi, the Rapid Action Force had to be deployed in anticipation of possible violence, as reported … Read more

Is this girl holding Rs 2,000 bundle indeed BJP’s UP chief’s daughter?

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched a blistering attack on the Centre’s Narendra Modi government accusing it of having informed his friends in the party and outside before making announcement on demonetisation. The same day, photo of a girl holding a bundle of new Rs 2,000 notes went viral. This, according to social media … Read more