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  India   All India  21 Dec 2016

India, All india, 21 Dec 2016

Unfazed by counter-attack, Cong says PM should face inquiry

‘The Prime Minister should come forward and say whether the charge is true or false,’ Congress said.

21 Dec 2016 9:00 PM

Arrest me, I challenge you: Mamata dares Modi govt

‘Demonetisation is a big scam. We will say it thousand times,’ Mamata said.

21 Dec 2016 7:01 PM

Tyagi, 2 others seek bail in VVIP chopper scam case

There was no apprehension of him fleeing from justice as all evidences in the chopper scam were documentary in nature, his counsel said.

21 Dec 2016 6:12 PM

Beaten women forget pain of domestic abuse in Chennai café

Women are finding a way to be financially independent with Writer’s Café, a pilot project aiming to empower domestic abuse victims.

21 Dec 2016 4:17 PM

Mamata has become champion of black money holders: BJP

People voted for her so that she can make the state free of black money holders, but now she herself is advocating for them, BJP said.

21 Dec 2016 4:02 PM


Modi took money from Sahara, claims Rahul; BJP calls it ‘bluff and bluster’

The Congress leader accused Modi of receiving money from the Sahara group when he was the Gujarat CM.

21 Dec 2016 3:45 PM

'Reverse bank of India' altered norms 126 times in 43 days: Cong mocks RBI

The jibe from the opposition came in response to RBI’s partial reversal of its Rs 5000 deposit restriction.

21 Dec 2016 3:37 PM

Tax evasion probe: IT sleuths search TN Chief Secy's office

'A total of 13 premises are being searched,' a senior official said.

21 Dec 2016 3:11 PM

RBI makes U-turn, no Rs 5000 deposit limit for KYC account holders

Now, such deposits can be made by KYC compliant account holders, without questions being asked, said RBI.

21 Dec 2016 1:08 PM

BJP demands Azam Khan's resignation for Bulandshahr rape remark

BJP members were demanding resignation of Khan for his alleged remark on Bulandshahr rape victims.

21 Dec 2016 1:01 PM


Maharashtra: 7 killed in Gondia hotel fire

According to initial reports, the cause of the fire is not known yet.

21 Dec 2016 12:25 PM

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

The arrest comes a day after TN CM asked the Centre to send a ‘firm message’ to Sri Lanka over continued apprehension of fishermen.

21 Dec 2016 12:21 PM

21 medical students suspended for ragging in Kerala

The authorities took action after more than 40 students of first year MBBS course filed a complaint on Tuesday.

21 Dec 2016 12:03 PM

EC to ask I-T to look into finances of 200 political parties

The poll panel believes that most of them exist on papers to help people convert their back money into white by accepting donations.

21 Dec 2016 11:25 AM

Note ban: I-T raids TN Chief Secy's residence in Chennai

The Income Tax department has been conducting raids across the country over the last few days, following demonetisation.

21 Dec 2016 10:56 AM


Many banks refusing to take deposit over Rs 5,000 in old notes

Bankers are wary about accepting these deposits, fearing that they could be harassed by tax authorities later for justification.

21 Dec 2016 10:39 AM

No limit on ATM withdrawals after Dec 30: MoS Finance

Currently, a maximum of Rs 2,500 can be withdrawn from ATMs in a day.

21 Dec 2016 9:55 AM

Note ban adviser needs elementary course in economics: Chidambaram

By demonetisation, the Modi government created a myth that all cash is black money and all black money is cash, he said.

21 Dec 2016 9:20 AM

Govt plans tax exemption threshold for political parties

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said many political parties do not contest elections but only accept donations and convert money.

21 Dec 2016 9:04 AM

Fee deposits in private colleges under scanner

Sources stated that some of these colleges have collected advance fees from students for succeeding years.

21 Dec 2016 3:52 AM