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COVID-19, Demonetisation, GST Will Be Harvard Case Studies On Failure: Rahul's Jibe At Govt

Jul 06, 2020 PTI

Gandhi's attack on the government came a day after India went past Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Decisive Leadership But Lack Of Clarity On Economic Policy: Modi Govt's Hits And Misses After 6 Years

May 26, 2020 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Last week, BJP’s official Twitter handle released a laudatory nine-minute video as a report card of the government -– Modi sarkaar ke 6 saal… bemisaal -- but gave a complete miss to the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus.

Demonetisation, Flawed GST, Squeeze On Banks Sent Economy Into A Tailspin: Chidambaram

The former finance minister says that the country is heading towards another 'listless' year in terms of economic growth

Air Force Transported 625 Tonnes Of New Notes After Demonetisation: Ex-IAF Chief Dhanoa

Jan 05, 2020 PTI

'If one crore comes in a bag of 20 kg, I do not know how many crores we moved,' he said.

'Assam Returning To Violent Path Due To BJP's Policies': Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi has described the exercises of the NPR and NRC as 'notebandi no. 2'.

21 November, 2019

Khoda Pahad, Nikla Chooha: Owaisi's Fresh Attack On Nation-Wide NRC


Referring to the reports over the Assam government urging the Centre to scrap the updated NRC in the state, Owaisi mulled what could be the justification for urging the centre to conduct a similar exercise across India.

08 November, 2019

'Devastated Indian Economy': Rahul Gandhi Calls Demonetisation A 'Terror Attack'

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Those behind the "vicious attack" of note ban are yet to be brought to justice, says the Congress leader.

08 November, 2019

I Knew Note Ban Would Ruin Economy, Millions Of Lives: Mamata Banerjee

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'Economic disaster started on that day and look where it has reached now. Banks stressed, economy in a complete slump. All affected. From farmers to the young generation to workers to traders, housewives... everyone is affected,' West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said.

17 October, 2019

Real Estate Market Sentiment In July-September Drops To Demonetisation Level: Report


The Future Sentiment Index dropped to an all-time low of 49 in Q3 2019 calendar year.

14 October, 2019

Country Facing 'Unprecedented Economic Crisis' Due To BJP Govt's 'Crony Capitalism': Sitaram Yechury

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'There is an unprecedented economic crisis in the country today, because of demonetisation, GST, NPAs (non- performing assets) and crony capitalism of the BJP government,' CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said.

31 July, 2019

Demonetisation, GST Rollout Perfect Examples Of Modi Govt's Lack Of Depth, Ineptitude: Rahul Gandhi

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Gandhi tagged a news report quoting the Comptroller and Auditor General, in its first-ever audit of the Goods and Services Tax, that the government had failed to try out the system before its rollout to the people.


24 April, 2019

Tired Of Listening To PM Modi Beating His Own Trumpet On What He Did To Pakistan: Chidambaram

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Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram also applauded actor Shahrukh Khan for saying that ‘being diverse is a good thing, but being divisive is not'.

17 April, 2019

50 Lakhs Jobs Were Lost After Demonisation, Youth Worst Hit: Report

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The report prepared by Azim Premji University is based on CMIE-CPDX data and says India's unemployed are mostly the youth and that the beginning of the decline in job losses coincided with demonetisation

04 April, 2019

88 Lakh Taxpayers Didn't File Returns In Year Of Demonetisation, Says Report

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On November 25, 2016, the exchange of old notes was stopped and the government allowed the use of only old 500 rupee notes at these utilities till December 15, 2016.

11 March, 2019

RBI Board Warned Of Negative Impact Of Demonetisation On Economy, Reveals RTI

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Curbing black money was one of the prime objectives of the shock move to junk old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, which saw 86 per cent of high-value currency going out of circulation.

30 January, 2019

Statistics Ministry Says Members Who Quit NSC Never Raised Concerns During Meetings

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The statement comes in the wake of two independent members of the NSC, P C Mohanan and J V Meenakshi, quitting the Commission over disagreements with the government on the back-series GDP data

23 January, 2019

Demonetisation Destroyed Businesses, Impacted Private Jobs: Gopal Rai

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The next meeting of the board is due on January 28, after which the government will file its reply in the Supreme Court.


17 January, 2019

Days After Demonetisation, Ajit Doval's Son Started Cayman Islands Hedge Fund: Congress

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Cayman Islands are an autonomous British Overseas territory in the western Caribbean Sea, which is considered a tax haven.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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