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Hike cash withdrawal limits to mitigate hardship: Assocham
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Apex industry body Assocham on Friday urged the government to increase cash withdrawal limits from saving and current accounts and through ATMs to mitigate the hardship faced by the people and businesses since demonetisation.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:42:03 PM

Mamata flays Centre over demonetisation, arrest of Trinamool MP
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Reiterating her demand for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday batted for the formation of a national government, comprising all major political parties, till the next general elections.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:40:04 PM

Unfair, incorrect to blame opposition for GST bill's non-passage: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that it was "incorrect" and "unfair" to blame the opposition for the non-passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:36:03 PM

Railways announces measures to promote digital payments
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Friday announced additional measures to promote digital and cashless payments for tickets which would come in effect from January 1, 2017.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:34:04 PM

Alert sounded in UP as SP 'war' gets ugly
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh after the ongoing war in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) turned for worse on Friday with expulsion of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:26:03 PM

70 trains delayed, 11 cancelled due to fog
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) At least 70 trains were running late while 11 others were cancelled on Friday due to heavy fog in many parts of north India, a railway official said.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:24:04 PM

CBI nets Trinamool MP in chit fund scam, Mamata decries 'vendetta politics' (Roundup)
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Popular Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul was on Friday arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam, prompting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accusing the Narendra Modi government of pursuing "vendetta politics".

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:24:03 PM

Former Union Minister Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil dead
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Dec 30 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil passed away at his home following a long illness. He was 84.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:16:03 PM

Ordinance calls for penalty for holding old notes after March 31
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The ordinance on old notes, that was approved by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday, calls for a penalty of Rs 10,000 or five times the amount of the demonetised notes held, whichever is higher, after March 31.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:14:04 PM

ED slaps money-laundering cases against Zakir Naik, IRF
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has lodged a case of suspected money-laundering against NRI televangelist Zakir Naik and his NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), officials said on Friday.

Friday, December 30, 2016 9:12:03 PM

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