A number of tribal kids are dying of malnutrition in Palghar district, Maharashtra. Lack of basic facilities like roads, water, healthcare and employment is also not helping.
The time has come for India to announce to the world that India can no longer be transgressed or trespassed with impunity. And there couldn’t have been a more telling way of doing so than by
In a bold step, prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. He said that the decision will check corruption and black money. The decision has come soon
Digital payment companies have hailed PM’s decision of banning high denomination currency notes (Rs 500 and Rs 1,000) as a major step towards cashless economy. “This is t
While there is no co-relation between scrapping of higher denomination currency notes with elections, but if this move makes poll costs cheap, it is good, said finance minister Arun Jaitley.
Prime minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation on Tuesday evening caught everyone, not just black money hoarders, by surprise. Minutes after the announcement, the news about Rs 500 and
As banks started exchanging currency notes from November 10 onwards, long queues were seen outside banks and post offices.
The government’s announcement to scrap Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes will go a long way towards bringing halt to the circulation of counterfeit currency in the country. The common ma
Anjali Thakur, a resident of Indirapuram, Ghaziabad is getting married on November 15. Her wedding preparations are on full swing. However, as the government has scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes,
Now that the government has decided to scrap currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination, the millions of notes will end up as briquettes that can even be used for land fillings or for makin
ICAI has issued show cause notice to two Chartered Accountants, who were caught on tape talking about converting black money by charging a commission of 30% to 40%. The premier accou
It is high time the authorities woke up to the “pathetic, gruelling conditions” that bank employees are being subjected following the move to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, s
Villages are emptying out, but 67 percent of people still live in rural and semi-rural areas – where there are few banks, where getting to an ATM may take half a day, where many have not seen
Demonetisation has been testing the patience of the public across the country. Imphal, the capital of Manipur, is no exception.
Calling demonetisation a bold step by the Narendra Modi government, CMAI association of India noted that the move will help curb black money from the economy and push digital economy.
“Assessment can be unreal but revenue is real. And therefore many of these indicate that now with the critical part of the remonetisation already behind us, and there being significant impact
Transferring and receiving money in banks was not easy until the launch of united payment interface (UPI)-based mobile banking, a product of national payments corporation of India (NPCI), a governm
The BHIM app has crossed a million registered users on Tuesday. The smartphone application for digital banking is available for Android phones and will soon be available for iOS users within a mont
To promote and generate awareness for digital payments for citizens Maharashtra government organised Digi Dhan Mela in Mumbai on Tuesday. Headed by NITI Aayog and the department of e
A digital education and awareness programme was organised by Centre for the Study of Social Change (CSSC) under union ministry of social justice and empowerment. Principal Advisor,
These days demonetisation is too much with us. It started with the PM’s address on November 8 and ended with the PM’s address on December 31, but its aftershocks are still being felt. I
The government will promote BHIM, its mobile-based payment system, with `refe
If the finance ministry and the RBI are serious about promoting the shift to digitalisation, they’re going to need to increase the incentives and reduce the costs to average citizens, every
“As regards death of currency, it is not a new subject. It has been predicted right from early 1950s,” said R Gandhi, deputy governor Reser
On AadhaarPay Today more than 112 crore people have the Aadhaar card. Approximately 40 crore people have linked their Aadhaar numbers to their bank accounts. We a
It’s common knowledge that banks thrive on interest spread, the difference between the rate they charge borrowers and the rate they pay depositors. Bank profits hinge on those vital two to fi