PM defends demonetisation, mocks Rahul

Belagavi (Karnataka), Nov 13 : Defending what he called a war unleashed against black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mocked Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for standing in a queue to exchange Rs 4,000. “Those who looted the country for 70 years and were involved in mega scams are standing in queue to exchange […]

Sack full of banned currency notes found in garbage bin

Kolkata, Nov 13 : Amid the chaos over the Narendra Modi-led central government’s demonetisation move, citizens here on Sunday spotted two sacks stuffed with torn Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes in a garbage dump. Torn and damaged currency notes of the banned denominations were found in a garbage bin in south Kolkata’s Golf […]

Stray violence in Bengal as people lose patience while drawing cash

Kolkata, Nov 13 : Stray incidents of violence and frayed tempers were reported from West Bengal on Sunday as people got impatient over the cash crunch after the November 8 demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. Serpentine queues were witnessed at banks and ATMs on Sunday as people continued to throng these […]

Curfew in MP town after Bajrang Dal leader’s killing

Vidisha (MP), Nov 13 : Curfew was imposed in parts of Vidisha town on Sunday as agitated mobs protesting the killing of a Bajrang Dal leader the previous day went on a rampage and set ablaze houses, shops and vehicles, police said. Superintendent of Police Dharmendra Choudhary told IANS that violence erupted in the town […]

Prabhu lays foundation stones of Rs 2,000 crore projects in Punjab

Bathinda, Nov 13 : Ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday laid foundation stones of seven railway projects worth Rs 2,000 crore in the state, and announced that Punjab would also be given the 200-km per hour speed superfast train. “The country will soon see the launch of the 200 […]

Amid unending queues, Modi seeks 50 days to overcome crisis

New Delhi/Panaji, Nov 13 : As hundreds of thousands thronged banks and ATMs across the country for a fourth day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought 50 days to tide over the nationwide cash crisis. Addressing a public rally in Goa, Modi made an impassioned plea to citizens to give him until December 30 […]