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Rahul attacks PM on currency shortage, says country in grip of ‘note ban’ terror again

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the “terror of note ban” has again gripped the country due to reported shortage of cash in several States, and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of destroying the country’s banking system with his demonetisation decision. The Congress chief, who is in his parliamentary constituency Amethi, took to Twitter…

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Warm welcome for Narendra Modi in Sweden

It may be a chilly spring in Stockholm at this time of year but Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warmly received by a wide section of Swedish society, from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, to a euphoric throng of 1,100 students and diaspora members. Mr. Modi’s hectic day of meetings…

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Adequate currency in circulation: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Tuesday, said that there was more than adequate currency in circulation in the country. Mr. Jaitley said that he reviewed the currency situation in the country and indicated that the temporary shortage in currency was mainly due to sudden and unusual increase in some areas. “Overall, there is more…

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PM Modi arrives in Sweden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in the capital of Sweden, the first bilateral visit by an Indian premier to the Nordic nation in 30 years. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven received Mr. Modi at the airport. Mr. Modi is on the first leg of his five-day foreign tour which will also take him…

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57th anniversary of the declaration of Cuban Revolution, Hawaii storm, and other news in pictures

  10.15 am Written test for police constable recruitment in Pune Around 4,000 aspiring candidates including men and women appeared for the written test for the post of police constables in Pune. Official sources said the tests are conducted to fill the vacancies for the post of 250 police constables. 9.00 am Anniversary marking the…