Demonetisation a crusade against corruption & black money: PM

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) Asserting that the government has launched a “crusade” against corruption and black money by demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought opposition’s cooperation while his rivals called the decision ill-prepared and hasty, causing “economic chaos”.

Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha…

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Ratan Tata meets Jaitley as boardroom battle rages with Mistry

New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) Ratan Tata, back at the helm of India’s biggest conglomerate, today met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as bitter boardroom battle continues to rage following the ouster of Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry.

Tata, who reportedly wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi informing him about…

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Sensex trims initial losses, still down by 284 pts

Mumbai, Nov 15 (PTI) The benchmark BSE Sensex trimmed its initial losses, but was still trading down 284 points in late morning trade on persistent sell-off amid uncertainty over demonetisation of higher denomination notes and future policies of the US president-elect Donald Trump.

Consumer durables, Realty, Auto, Industrials…

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FinMin begins daily review exercise to ease cash crunch

New Delhi, Nov 14 (PTI) Keen to end the misery of millions of cash-starved citizens, the Finance Ministry today began a daily review exercise to assess problem areas and put in place remedial measures.

Nearly a week after the government withdrew Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as…

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Centre hikes money withdrawal limits, seeks states' help

New Delhi, Nov 13   Amid unending queues of cash-starved citizens at banks and relentless attacks by the opposition, the government on Sunday announced an increase in withdrawal limits at banks and ATMs.

The Centre also urged the states to “facilitate the opening of new bank accounts” and last-mile…

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