Black Money

Jethmalani calls for Mamata-led third front to 'oust' Modi

Renowned lawyer Ram Jethmalani today called for the formation of a third front led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to "oust Prime …


Demonetised notes are being shredded and compressed into bricks, says RBI

Such notes are not recycled, the Reserve Bank of India said in response to a Right-to-Information query.<p>The demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes …


Congress: ‘Save economy from ignorant policy makers’

Chidambaram and Manmohan Singh cited the economic survey to highlight what they said were inadequacies in the government’s approach to social and …


Central Bank Working To Eliminate Black Money

<b>The Central Bank of Afghanistan (CBA) said the bank will implement systems in the banking sector to prevent the flow of black money in the country's</b> …

Central Banks

Ugadi is beginning of everything: PM Narendra Modi

Ugadi - the Telugu and Kannada New Year ceremony - is the festival of the beginning of everything, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on …


"Go Back To Paper Ballots": Congress Wants Voting Machines To Be Dumped

The political resolution was moved by the Congress today during its 84th plenary session that is being held after eight years.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> In a move …


GST catapulted India into list of major global economic markets: Modi

The PM said that India is being counted among top two emerging market performers


Russia-Britain spy war a sign of things to come?

British Prime Minister Theresa May [Photo/Xinhua]<p>The U.K. is now in the grips of a real-life intelligence battle that could have serious …

News (China)

Govt Has Broken Imbalance in Development: PM Modi at News18 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government has broken the imbalance in development by focusing on the eastern part of India and taken …


RBI’s hasty move

It need not have banned LoUs. That said, the PNB scam is getting murkier by the day

State Bank of India

There is no Gough: a brief history of black money holes

by Rowan Dean<p>To commemorate the sad passing of Stephen Hawking, the <i>Financial Review</i>'s very own quantum mechanic, Rowena Franking-Credit, has updated …

Oxford University

Raid movie review: Saurabh Shukla outshines Ajay Devgn in this moral treatise on black money

Raid movie review: Saurabh Shukla outshines Ajay Devgn in this moral treatise on black money

Entertainment (India)

‘Raid’ review: Raider of a lost ark

<i>Raid</i> would score well on novelty. It is indeed quite original to fashion a two hour-long film on the supposedly longest ever income tax raid, which, …

Ajay Devgan

Review: Raid is a non-taxing sting operation on the conscience

<b>Film:</b> Raid <b><br>Dir:</b> Rajkumar Gupta <b><br>Starring:</b> Ajay Devgn, Ileana D'cruz and Saurabh Shukla<p><b>Verdict:</b> Three stars<p>A visit from the taxman is rarely good news, …

Ajay Devgan

From construction to sanitation: How daily wage workers in Delhi survived demonetisation

They are happy to get even half a day’s work. The insecurity is hurting their families.<p>Life has never been easy for Mani Ram. But it was never this …


A year of consolidation

Consolidation is the process of combining a number of separate parts into a single, more effective or coherent one. Whenever there is consolidation …

Real Estate

Assemblers selling cars at higher rates: Minister

ISLAMABAD - The government on Wednesday admitted that some car assemblers were selling vehicles at higher rates and were not delivering some variants …


‘Raid’ film review: This crusade against black money has its moments

Ajay Devgn stars as a principled Income Tax department officer in Raj Kumar Gupta’s movie.<p>Income Tax department officer Amey Patnaik’s halo and wings …

Ajay Devgan

Jeezy to headline Dutch Masters’ ‘The Southwest Takeover’ stage at SXSW

Dutch Masters returns to SXSW for the second consecutive year on Thursday, March 15, with The Southwest Takeover, hosted at Vulcan Gas Company in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

India's FY19 GDP growth at 7.3%: World Bank

The World Bank on Wednesday projected Indias GDP growth at 7.3% for the next financial year and accelerate further to 7.5% in 2019-20.The World Banks …

World Bank

Episode 20: Only the Brave: Black Money & Black Power

Black Power

SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar to bank, mobile phone, passport

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Aadhaar will not be mandatory for services like banking, mobile phone connections and tatkal …


Video released by Department of Defense shows jet's encounter with UFO from 2015

The U.S. Department of Defense has released official video from a 2015 U.S. Navy encounter with an unidentified flying object off of the East Coast …


Demonetisation was major surgery for the Indian economy, when just a painkiller was needed

<b>Arun Kumar’s book “Demonetisation and Black Economy” talks about the futility of such an exercise which brought no gains but caused massive pains.</b><p>“We …


Define ‘shell companies’ in Companies Act: Parliamentary panel asks govt

A Parliamentary panel has asked the government to define “shell company” in the Companies Act and ensure distinction between those guilty of fraud …


Siddaramaiah goes hammer and tongs at Modi over ‘failed’ promises

Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday alleged that in the history of independent India, Mr. …


"If I Was Prime Minister...": Rahul Gandhi On Notes Ban In Malaysia

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said he would have thrown the proposal to demonetise high-value currency notes into the dustbin if he was the Prime …


What is the 80:20 gold scheme: How it helped the likes of Choksi for round tipping of black money

Amidst the investigations into the Rs 12,000 crore PNB scam, the BJP has raked up a gold import scheme that was introduced by the UPA. The allegation …


'No Measure Taken To Combat Rise In Fake Currency Notes,' Parliamentary Panel To Government

Taking a dig at the government over the ongoing seizure of high quality fake Indian currency notes even after demonetisation, a parliamentary panel …


"Gujarat has 6 smart cities and our focus is on making them compete with the best in the world.”

<p><strong>What are your plans for Gujarat for the next 5 years?</strong></p><p>I am glad I shall get the full five year term to go ahead with the …