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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday said there has been a considerable decline in Naxal activity in the state and believes demonetisation has been a key factor for this.

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi slammed the Centre by digging out issues including the Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday mocked the former for 'all that he does.'

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] July 21 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre while digging out issues including Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive.

New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The Centre on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court over the demonetisation row, saying it was not ready to extend the window period for depositing old currency notes.

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 17 (ANI): Training guns at the Centre for the growing unlawfulness and injustice in the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted that All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) supports Meira Kumar in the race for the next President of India.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 14 (ANI): The Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Government at the Centre and has dubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ideologue Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as HMV, that is 'His Master's Voice,' which regulates the tenets of the saffron party.

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): Responding to Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's recent tweet on the ongoing counting of demonetised currency, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that it highlights his 'immaturity'.

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that it is still counting the demonetized notes deposited in the banks, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday mocked it by saying that the government was on the look out for a "Math Tutor", and the people can apply to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for the post.

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel is slated to appear before the Parliamentary panel on Wednesday in order to provide clarification on an array of queries related to demonetisation.

Hamburg [Germany], July 7 (ANI): Speaking at the first session on global growth and trade at the G-20 Summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted his government's ambitious rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying it would create a unified market of 1.3 bn people and build resilience.

New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): In a big relief to all those who are bearing the brunt of demonetisation, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre and asked them to give another chance to "genuine people to deposit old notes".

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): An analysis of the current digital payments landscape in the country revealed that during the financial year 2016-17, there has been a 55 percent increase in digital payments, as revealed by Ratan P Watal, Principal Advisor, NITI Aayog and former finance secretary.

New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): As government and financial firms in India promote cashless transactions seven months after the revolutionary demonetization of the two major bills in the country, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab urged for a major beefing up of online defences of consumers and banks against hackers.

Kolkata (West Bengal), [India], June 28 (ANI): With just two days left for Goods and Service Tax (GST) to be rolled out, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed concern over its implementation, saying that after demonetisation the 'unnecessary disastrous hurry', in pushing GST through is another epic blunder by the Centre.

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26 (ANI): In the second leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., and talked about various topics ranging from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), technology, India's economy and Digital India, Make in India, Skill Development, Demonetisation and the thrust towards renewable energy among others.

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): The government on Wednesday issued a notice permitting banks and post offices to exchange old currency notes worth Rs 500 and Rs 1000 with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) within the next 30 days, provided these notes were collected by December 30, 2016.

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will today hear the bail plea of arrested businessman Yogesh Mittal in connection with a money laundering case.

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 7 (ANI): Lashing out at the Centre over the killing of farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur yesterday, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) claimed that the farmers were most affected by the Centre's demonetisation drive.

New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): Expressing concern over the decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the fiscal 2016-17, former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the slump indicates that India's economic growth slowed down sharpl

New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested Yogesh Mittal, a close associate of advocate Rohit Tandon in connection with money laundering case.

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on Friday found four persons guilty of advising individuals for encouraging money laundering during the demonetisation drive.

Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 2 (ANI): Following the release of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Gross Value Added (GVA) figures for 2016-17 showing sliding of the economy by 1.3 percent, former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Friday trained the guns on the Centre for ridiculing the suggestions of former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Mamata slams Centre for slow growth in GDP
Updated: Jun 01, 2017 15:30 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 1 (ANI): Lashing out at the Centre for the decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stated that her apprehensions about demonetisation have proved to be correct.

New Delhi [India], June 1 (ANI): Slamming the Union Government over the recent economic indicators that showed the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) growth to have slowed down, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took to Twitter announcing the GDP figures with rising unemployment growing in the country.

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): Despite the ongoing global economic headwind, the Indian economy is moving steadily on the growth trajectory, according to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

GDP estimated to grow at 7.1 percent in 2016-17
Updated: May 31, 2017 19:03 IST

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): As per the new estimates released on Wednesday, the Indian economy has grew at 7.1 percent in 2016-17 in line with the expansion projected in February, after a 6.1 percent growth in January-March quarter, indicating stress of demonetisation.

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday provisionally attached 30 kg of gold bars worth Rs. 8,56,99,350 of J. Sekhar Reddy and his associates in lieu of the exchange of old notes to new currency notes under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Citing examples of welfare schemes like, Jan Dhan Yojna, Mudra Yojna, Start up India and demonetisation, Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Friday asserted looking back at three years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government, the Centre stands vindicated.

New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): The Centre on Monday requisitioned 15 more teams of the Army for currency verification and processing system machines.

Surat (Gujarat) [India], May 21 (ANI): Yet another attempt to conceal demonetised notes was busted as the Surat Police arrested five persons owing to the possession of the same.