Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicDemonetisation

Topic: demonetisation

Kalicharan’s Gandhi ‘hate’, raid on Kanpur perfumer, 2022 polls — what made Pg 1 of Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Off The Cuff with Gita Gopinath

In the latest edition of ThePrint 'Off The Cuff', Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was in conversation with our...

Black money celebrates 5th anniversary of its ‘elimination’, and PM Modi’s unshakeable devotion

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Five years after demonetisation, cash transactions are down but not gone, survey says

According to the LocalCircles survey, over the last year, 20% of respondents reduced their cash transactions in favour of digital payments. 

Amit Shah reiterates India can’t develop with ‘army of illiterates’, says education important

The home minister called Narendra Modi India’s most successful PM since Independence. He also lauded the 2016 demonetisation move.

I-T tribunal says no tax on homemakers who deposited less than Rs 2.5 lakh during demonetisation

The tribunal says women accumulated cash through various sources, which they had to deposit in bank accounts during demonetisation & therefore, it cannot be treated as taxable income.

Gujarat MLA’s eviction for wearing T-shirt is over the top. Don’t dictate personal choices

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Nehru went to cabinet on Kashmir, but Modi’s decision-making is different

For a leader, the ability to take decisions speedily is a virtue but equally important is to weigh in the possible consequences.

Modi plays up personal equations with world leaders — Pranab Mukherjee in autobiography

The late ex-president has criticised PM Modi for being ‘autocratic’ in his newly-released memoir. He also said Congress wouldn’t have faced drubbing if he was in active politics.

With no Constitution bench set up yet, challenges to demonetisation now an ‘academic exercise’

Numerous petitions challenging demonetisation were filed in Supreme Court and various other courts. All of them were referred to 5-judge Constitution bench in Dec 2016, that is yet to be set up.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Defence

A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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