Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today rejected the demand of the Chief Ministers of Delhi and West Bengal to scrap the demonetisation decision and said that the ruckus by opposition parties in Parliament was a deliberate attempt to scuttle a constructive debate.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who addressed a rally against demonetisation at Azadpur Mandi and later turned up at the Reserve Bank of India office, faced protest at both venues with people raising slogans in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The suspension of toll charges across all National Highways will continue till the midnight of November 24, the government announced today, extending the earlier deadline on November 18 midnight by six days.
With the shock demonetisation move in the middle of marriage and sowing seasons causing hardships, the government today eased restrictions on cash withdrawal by farmers and families with upcoming weddings but more than halved the limit at Rs 2,000 for exchange.
Rajya Sabha today witnessed a sharp clash after Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad’s apparent comparison between the deaths during demonetisation "crisis" and the Uri terror attack casualties, which the ruling side termed as "anti-national" and wanted an apology from Congress.
The “trailblazing” move of scrapping notes of high denominations, undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has found critics in Chinese experts who suspect that the step could become a costly political joke if it fails to deliver on the promise of eliminating black money and fake currency.
Bombs rained down on rebel-held eastern Aleppo for a second straight day, pounding a district that houses several medical facilities, including the central blood bank, and forcing Syrian staff and patients in the only remaining paediatric hospital to cower in a basement as buildings collapsed around them.
US President-elect Donald Trump, who is busy in planning the transition to his presidency in January, on Tuesday met his Indian business partners in New York and praised Indian Prime Narendra Modi’s work saying ‘he is doing a great job’.
The Reserve Bank of India today asked people not to panic or hoard currency as there is sufficient supply of notes.
Arun Nanda, who heads the agency handling public relations for the Tata Group, has joined the ongoing feud between Tata Sons and its ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry asking him not to selectively leak information to suit his needs.
With huge inflow of cash due to the demonetisation drive of the government, State Bank of India (SBI) Wednesday slashed fixed deposit rates on select maturities by up to 0.15 percent.
Actor Shahid Kapoor has broken his silence on reports of his tiff with Ranveer Singh saying he never had any issues with the actor regarding their upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’. Shahid further asserted that he is rather excited to work with Singh in the periodical drama.
Actress Mallika Sherawat was sprayed with tear gas and beaten up by three masked intruders in her Paris apartment on November 11, suggest media reports. The incident happened when Mallika along with her French boyfriend Cyrille Auxenfans came back to their residence at around 9:30 P.M local time.
The TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss 10’ is getting interesting with each passing day. After Manveer and Rohan fight got murkier in the last episode, Bigg boss has set the stage for another big tussle called ‘captaincy tournament’. In today’s episode contestants will be seen competing for the captain’s throne.
India have agreed to play against Pakistan in the women's Asia Twenty 20 Cup in Thailand, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sources have claimed.
Haryana sprinter Dharambir Singh, who tested positive in a dope test just before the Rio Olympics and was barred from participating in the mega event, has been handed an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).