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India, All india, 20 Dec 2016

Post note ban, IT detects Rs 3,185 cr black income; seizes Rs 86 cr new notes

Official sources said taxman carried out a total of 677 search, survey and enquiry operations under the provisions of the Income Tax Act.

20 Dec 2016 7:33 PM

Note ban has helped in checking terrorism, naxalism: Rajnath

Opposition parties did not allow debate on the issue in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha by creating pandemonium, says Rajnath.

20 Dec 2016 6:48 PM

Farm loan interest period extended by 60 days: Centre

Under the interest subvention scheme, farmers get the short-term crop loan of up to Rs 3 lakh for 1 year at an interest rate of 7 per cent.

20 Dec 2016 4:27 PM

Attacked over namaz break, U'khand CM announces 'short breaks' for all employees

The announcement came two days after the state cabinet allowed a two-hour break for govt staff to offer namaz on Fridays.

20 Dec 2016 4:25 PM

Uttarakhand chief minister announces 'short breaks' for all govt employees

The announcement came two days after the state cabinet allowed a two-hour break for government staff to offer namaz on Fridays.

20 Dec 2016 4:23 PM


SC to examine whether courts can add 'rigorous' to life terms

Senior advocate Parmanand Katara has contended that the judgement pronounced by the courts below was

20 Dec 2016 4:07 PM

Govt approves Rs 2,000-crore package for PoK refugees

It would be given to 36,384 displaced families from PoK and Chhamb following an announcement of PM's Development Package for J&K in Nov.

20 Dec 2016 3:45 PM

Enough currency with RBI to last beyond Dec 30: Arun Jaitley

He said RBI has maintained the stock of currency through advance as well as current printing level.

20 Dec 2016 2:58 PM

Naga body imposes 'total blockade' of Manipur-bound vehicles

Many innocent Naga travellers in Manipur were assaulted, their vehicles set on fire and luggages damaged on the highways.

20 Dec 2016 2:39 PM

Solution to note ban woes still out of reach: AP CM Naidu

‘More than 40 days after demonetisation, there are still a lot of problems,’ Naidu said.

20 Dec 2016 1:11 PM


No questions will be asked if old notes deposited in one go: Jaitley

Amounts of Rs 5,000 or less may continue to be deposited with banks in the customer's account, as at present.

20 Dec 2016 12:05 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Angry cash-strapped customers vandalise banks

In three separate incidents, livid customers protest at bank branches after not getting cash due to the post demonetisation cash crunch.

20 Dec 2016 11:51 AM

JeM chief Azhar claims Nagrota attack that killed 7 soldiers

His claims came a day after the National Investigation Agency, in its chargesheet, held Azhar responsible for the Pathankot terror attack.

20 Dec 2016 11:27 AM

RBI Governor did not handle demonetisation well: Chidambaram

RBI, he said, compromised its independence and integrity which were acquired over the years under different governors.

20 Dec 2016 10:01 AM

Supreme Court frowns on indiscipline in security forces

An inquiry was proposed against Ali under the CISF Rules for allegations of misconduct and misbehavior.

20 Dec 2016 7:10 AM


9 days after operation, Sushma Swaraj goes home

Swaraj underwent a kidney transplant at AIIMS, with the organ being harvested from a living unrelated donor.

20 Dec 2016 3:05 AM

Supreme Court: Centre, states have failed dalits

It said the object with which the Act was made stands defeated by the indifferent attitude of the authorities.

20 Dec 2016 3:02 AM

President clears JS Khehar as Chief Justice of India

Justice Khehar, who will be sworn in on January 4, will hold the tenure for over seven months till August 27, 2017.

20 Dec 2016 2:46 AM

Defence high on India-Kyrgyz talks

This is the Kyrgyz leader’s first Presidential visit to New Delhi.

20 Dec 2016 2:37 AM

Deposits above Rs 5,000 only once till December 30

The government had also asked people not to rush to banks as there was “enough time” to deposit the old bills.

20 Dec 2016 1:39 AM