Citing confidentiality, govt declines to share black money details received from Switzerland

Citing confidentiality, govt declines to share black money details received from Switzerland

New Delhi: The government has declined to share information on black money cases received from Switzerland, citing confidentiality. Replying to an RTI query, the Finance Ministry said India and Switzerland share information on black money on a case to case basis as per the investigations being carried out. It is an ongoing process, it added. […]

CIC pulls up RBI for non-disclosure of demonetisation records

CIC pulls up RBI for non-disclosure of demonetisation records

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has pulled up the Reserve Bank of India for “perfunctory handling” of an RTI application seeking records of its board meetings where the issue of demonetisation was deliberated, and issued a show-cause notice to its Central Public Information Officer. Activist Venkatesh Nayak had sought records of all meetings of […]

Nepal bans higher denomination Indian Currency notes

Nepal bans higher denomination Indian Currency notes

Kathmandu: The Nepal government has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations, according to a media report. The government has asked the people to refrain from keeping or carrying Indian bank notes higher than Rs 100 denomination as it has not legalised them, The Kathmandu Post […]

‘Demonetisation highly ethical move, not political’

BHOPAL: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday defended demonetisation, saying it was a “highly ethical” move and not a political one. His statement comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi engaged in a war of words during the respective election rallies over the decision suddenly announced in November 2016 to junk […]

Demonetisation biggest scam in independent India: Rahul Gandhi

SAGAR: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday termed demonetisation as the biggest scam in the history of independent India, adding it would be proved that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had “robbed the poor of their hard-earned money and given it away to a few rich”. Addressing a campaign rally for the November 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly […]

Note ban hurt the poor, benefited rich: Rahul

Note ban hurt the poor, benefited rich: Rahul

Mahasamund: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday launched a counter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, saying the note ban hurt the poor and benefited the rich wearing “suit-boot”. Addressing a rally here ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on November 20, Gandhi also charged the Modi government with ensuring […]

Post demonetisation fake currency network intact

Post demonetisation fake currency network intact

NEW DELHI: Two years after demonetisation, the fake currency notes seized so far are not of a high quality, a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found. Another Home Ministry official said the network of same fake currency operators was still intact as two years ago, that pushed fake notes from the Bangladesh […]

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