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  India   All India  17 Nov 2016

India, All india, 17 Nov 2016

Amid Oppn uproar, Govt rules out rollback on note ban

The issue of demonetisation also rocked Parliament leading to repeated adjournments of the Rajya Sabha as well as the Lok Sabha.

17 Nov 2016 8:31 PM

Ghulam Nabi Azad links Uri attack martyrs to deaths during note ban crisis

Venkaiah Naidu condemned Azad for comparing the demonetisation of higher currency notes with Pakistan terror attacks.

17 Nov 2016 8:23 PM

Don’t hoard, sufficient notes in supply: RBI on cash crunch

Despite ATMs being calibrated to dispense Rs 500 notes, such vending machines are running out of cash.

17 Nov 2016 5:32 PM

No plans for new Rs 1000 notes, 22,500 ATMs to be recaliberated today: Jaitley

Jaitley also explained that the government decided to reduce the exchange limit of scrapped notes to stop misuse of funds.

17 Nov 2016 3:09 PM

Note ban will take India back by 100 years: Mamata in Delhi

She was speaking at a joint rally with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Azadpur in the national capital.

17 Nov 2016 2:53 PM


Centre moves apex court to stay proceedings against demonetisation

The apex court, on November 15, had refused to stay the government's demonetisation notification.

17 Nov 2016 1:15 PM

Army rejects Pak claims of killing 11 Indian soldiers at LoC

'Pakistan Army Chief claim of killing Indian soldiers on 14 November is false,' said India.

17 Nov 2016 11:46 AM

Note ban forces UP parties to knock on doors for poll funds

Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week outlawed 500 and 1,000 rupee notes in a drive to rein in corruption and a shadow economy

17 Nov 2016 11:42 AM

LS, RS adjourned for the day after ruckus over note ban

Congress leaders said they would not let the House function till Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha.

17 Nov 2016 11:08 AM

Note ban: In relief, Govt allows farmers to withdraw Rs 25,000 per week

Shaktikanta Das made the announcement on Thursday at a press conference.

17 Nov 2016 10:41 AM


Note ban: Relief for farmers; exchange limit reduced

Central government employees upto Group C category will be allowed to withdraw their salary in advance to ease queues in banks.

17 Nov 2016 10:38 AM

Sacked Akhilesh supporter Ram Gopal Yadav reinstated in SP

Ram Gopal had been expelled from the Samajwadi Party by Mulayam’s brother Shivpal Yadav.

17 Nov 2016 10:30 AM

Demonetisation: No intention to ban Rs 50/100 notes, assures govt

The PIB handle in a series of tweets under the heading '#DemonetizationMythsBusted' denied several rumours about the note ban.

17 Nov 2016 9:45 AM

Sonagachi sex workers face new problem: defunct notes

Voluntary groups estimate that there are about two million women sex workers in the country.

17 Nov 2016 9:19 AM

Police trace auto driver who ferried missing JNU student

The Crime Branch also spoke with Najeeb's family on Wednesday and apprised them of the status of investigation.

17 Nov 2016 9:08 AM


Delhi: Doctor detained with Rs 70 lakh cash in Rs 100 denominations

The accused told police that his businessman friend had given him the money to keep and he was taking the cash to his house.

17 Nov 2016 7:47 AM

Nitish backs Modi on notes ban, but slams execution

I support such a move because it will wipe out black money from the country, the Bihar CM said on Wednesday.

17 Nov 2016 6:32 AM

Rustom-II success adds to India’s UAV capability

Rustom-II will undergo further trials for validating the design parameters, before going for user validation trials.

17 Nov 2016 6:21 AM

India’s currency swap sets off endless lines of frustration

In a nation hobbled by corruption, and where less than three per cent of people file tax returns.

17 Nov 2016 6:15 AM

Cash crunch to stay for another week, at least

There just isn’t enough cash with banks to exchange old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, and to honour cheques.

17 Nov 2016 4:19 AM