Digital payments up nearly 23 times since demonetisation: Government

13 April 2017 3:30 PM GMT
There has been nearly 23-fold increase in the number of digital payments since the November 8 demonetisation, the government said on Thursday.The...

No estimates of undeposited black money in old notes: Govt

7 April 2017 5:26 PM GMT
There is no official estimate of black money held in scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that have been left undeposited with banks during the...

18 lakh cases where income & account profiles don't match: FM Arun Jaitley

7 April 2017 5:21 PM GMT
Preliminary information has been sought from such people and many have responded. Those who have not given details would be issued with notices as per procedure, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said during Question Hour.

Services growth gallops to 5-month high on new orders

6 April 2017 5:47 PM GMT
The Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which tracks services sector output on a monthly basis, rose from 50.3 in February to 51.5 in March. A reading of 50 separates growth from contraction and the index has reached its highest level since October.

'India's growth to bounce back to 7.4% in 2017-18'

6 April 2017 1:38 PM GMT
India's growth which was likely to slow down to 7.1 per cent in 2016-17 due to demonetisation, will bounce back to 7.4 in the current fiscal on...

ED raids 110 shell companies

1 April 2017 9:00 AM GMT
The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday had conducted a raid on 110 shell companies across the country, which were suspected to be involved in illegal transactions during demonetisation.

Bengali film on demonetisation referred to censor board chairman

29 March 2017 10:52 AM GMT
The Kolkata office of the censor board in it's intimation to "Shunyota" ("Emptiness") makers has cited "differences of opinion among members of the (examining) committee regarding certification" as a reason to refer it to the chairman for the decision on certification.

Contribute to "New India", says Modi

26 March 2017 1:41 PM GMT
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that India witnessed an impressive shift from "Swaraj to Su-raj" and encouraged Indians to make their contribution towards building a "New India".

CAG to audit fallout of demonetisation

26 March 2017 7:51 AM GMT
In an interview, he said the auditor is gearing up to audit tax revenues under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and has started capacity building and reorienting its audit methodology and procedures.

Mann Ki Baat:PM wishes Bangladesh,talks about Gandhi and Black money

26 March 2017 5:11 AM GMT
Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence DayPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished neighbouring Bangladesh on its Independence Day on March...

We stand by demonetisation; 'shock' was needed: Jaitley

23 March 2017 1:24 PM GMT
Highlighting the issue that the government fully supported the November 8 demonetisation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the decision...

Tax collections will exceed Rs 17 lakh crore: Jaitley

22 March 2017 12:04 PM GMT
Despite the impact of demonetisation, Indian tax collections this fiscal will exceeed budgetary estimates, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on...
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