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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): As the Congress Party lost the Maharashtra civic polls where it managed to get only 31 seats in Mumbai, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday took the opportunity to take a dig at the grand old party, stating it is losing its credibility by following obstructionist policies in the Parliament.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): While congratulating Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for the outstanding result in the Municipality Maharashtra Civic polls, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the result proves that the people have backed the decision of demonetisation of high-value currency taken by the government.

Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 (ANI): Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to demonetise high-denomination currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 has brought more people into the periphery of tax-related activities.

Washington D.C. [United States], Feb 22 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that India's projected growth will be around 6.6 per cent in fiscal 2016-17 due to what it called "temporary disruptions" caused by demonetisation.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): After relentless debates have been underway discussing the impact of demonetisation, HDFC Bank Chairman Deepak Parekh on Tuesday stated that it is high time this discussion ended, while casting his vote in Mumbai today in the BMC polls.

Orai (Allahabad) [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Hitting back at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati's opposition to the Centre's demonetisation drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the nature of the party has changed to 'Behenji Sampatti Party' and accused her for amassing ill-gotten wealth after demonetisation.

Tura (Meghalaya) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Continuing his tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday said the 'wheel of development' has come to a standstill due to the ban on high currency note.

New Delhi, [India] Feb. 17 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Friday issued a provisional attachment order attaching movable and immovable properties worth Rs. 6,84,26,500 of Kolkata-based businessman Paras Mal Lodha, lawyer Rohit Tandon and others in a money laundering case post demonetisation.

New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI): Ridiculing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's assertion on demonetisation, the Congress on Friday highlighted the deaths that have taken place post the November 8 decision and said that no policy in the entire world claimed as many as 125 lives.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 17 (ANI): Citizen engagement platform LocalCircles , via a survey, revealed that out of the 8, 715 participants, 68 percent said that majority of their transactions are now happening in cash. Only 32 percent said that they still prefer using debit or credit cards as well as other forms of digital transactions to make payments.

New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hailed the decision of demonetisation and said that no nation on the entire globe has ever taken such a bold step involving currency swap.

New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Credit rating agency ICRA on Thursday revised its portfolio growth outlook for FY2017 to 17 to 19 percent vis-a- vis the previous estimate of 19 to 22 percent as retail credit off-take has been impacted post demonetization.

Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb.16 (ANI): Attempting to downplay the ongoing feud in the Samajwadi Party, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday told the voters in Mulayam Singh Yadav's stronghold of Mainpuri that the party belongs to 'Netaji' and added that some tough decisions had to be taken in the wake of the ongoing political developments.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 16 (ANI): Coming down heavily on Uddhav Thackeray for critisising Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policies including demonetisation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the Centre does not need a certificate from the Shiv Sena that only "screams and writes editorials".

New Delhi [India] Feb. 16 (ANI): Equating Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashing out at the grand old party with his frustration, the Congress on Thursday asserted that the former is aware of losing the people's support, and his disappointment reflects in his recent outbursts.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Feb. 16 (ANI): Expressing complete confidence in the second of the seven-phase assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party on Thursday said that people are agitated with the demonetisation move therefore they are supporting Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance to improve the condition of the state.

Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb. 15 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said work is not the former's cup of tea.

Aksh Optifibre records highest ever turnover
Updated: Feb 15, 2017 14:09 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 15 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Aksh Optifibre Limited , the leading Indian manufacturer of Optical Fibre (OF), Optical Fibre Cables (OFC), Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) and a major e-Governance service provider reported its Q3 FY17 results.

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Apex industry body ASSOCHAM on Tuesday said that the rise in WPI (Wholesale Price Index) numbers for January 2017 is against the industry's expectations of falling demand post-demonetisation.

Bijnor , (Uttar Pradesh),[India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Addressing a Congress rally in Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today took a dig on demonetisation implemented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November last year.

New Delhi [India], Feb 13 (ANI): Mobile network operator Idea Cellular's shares on Monday plunged 7.5 percent in the early traded after the company posted a net loss in the quarter ended December 2016.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 12(ANI): The Income Tax Department has extended the date for replying to the queries on cash deposits during the demonetisation period till February 15.

Sitapur(Uttar Pradesh),[India] Feb. 11(ANI): Tearing into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'real' motives behind demonetisation, the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi branded 'demonetisation' as a tool to waive off loans worth crores taken by some 50 rich families, instead of an initiative against black money as the Prime Minister has projected.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 11 (ANI): With Prime Minister Narendra Modi threatening to expose the Congress for their 'corruption-riddled' past, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday called on the former to take action if he actually had evidence and stop with the stream of verbal assault, as it was unbecoming of his post.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 10 (ANI): At a meeting held at the PMO on Friday, which say participation of senior officers of various departments, held discussions to review the functioning of 'Shell Companies' (companies which does not conduct any operations and indulge in money laundering) in India, so as to prevent their misuse for money laundering and tax-evasion, especially in the context of unearthing black money post demonetisation.

New Delhi [India], Feb. 10 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday unleashed a stunner by siding with the Opposition against demonetisation, taking a complete u-turn from his previous stand on the matter.

New Delhi [India], Feb 9 (ANI): Undeterred by demonetisation, the domestic air passenger traffic reported a robust YoY growth of 24 percent in December 2016. The growth was propelled by peak season demand along with prevalent low airfares due to intense competition. The traffic growth on international routes was however impacted slightly, with the industry reporting 7.7 percent YoY growth during the month.

Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], Feb. 9(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Thursday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has not understood the demonetisation process and its implication.

Muradnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 8 (ANI): In an endeavour to enthral voters ahead of crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of befooling people of the nation through fake promises and schemes.

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Feb. 8 (ANI): Taking a dig at the opposition for criticising government's demonetisation move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said some people have problem with his fight against black money and corruption.