Media Coverage

The Indian Express
December 09, 2016
Government has brought ‘Janshakti’ into prominence with the decision of demonetisation: PM Modi
People have displayed utmost discipline during demonetisation: PM Modi
PM Modi asks MPs to spread awareness about a “less-cash” and digital economy
The Times Of India
December 09, 2016
Demonetisation a 'yagna' against black money, corruption and terrorism: PM Modi
I salute the people of India for wholeheartedly participating in this yagna: PM Modi on …
We have a historic opportunity to embrace increased cashless payments: PM Modi on demonetisation
DNA
December 09, 2016
RBI supplies Rs 3.81 lakh crore worth of new currency notes up to Dec 5
Demonetisation to deal with counterfeit currency: RBI
Central Bank issues more currency than it had supplied to the public in the whole of last three …
Zee News
December 09, 2016
The United States designates India as its "major defence partner"
Significant development in defence & military ties: US terms India as “major defence partner”
India & US strengthen the bilateral counter-terrorism cooperation
The Times Of India
December 09, 2016
Ashton Carter terms India a "rising military power" & a "major defence partner’
I believe India and the US are destined to be strategic partners in the future: Ashton Carter
Carter describes relationship between India & US in recent years as strategic handshakes
Live Mint
December 09, 2016
NDA Govt encourages promotion of digital and cashless economy, introduces incentives
Discount up to 0.5% for digital purchase of monthly or seasonal tickets from January 1, 2017
Railway passengers buying online ticket to be given free accidental insurance cover of upto Rs. …
Reuters
December 09, 2016
Govt introduces a package of incentives for promotion of digital and cashless economy
Govt announces 0.75% discount on purchase of petrol/diesel through digital means
Govt to deploy 2 POS devices each in 1 Lakh villages with population of less than 10,000
Deccan Herald
December 08, 2016
Karnataka HC Dismisses the petition against demonetization, calls demonetisation laudable
Karnataka HC dismisses writ petition seeking removal of cap on withdrawal imposed by government & RB
The HC order says that it’s impossible for policy makers to anticipate all difficulties & …
The Indian Express
December 08, 2016
Prime Minister Modi congratulates ISRO for successful launch of PSLV-C36 rocket
Successful launch of PSLV-C36 / RESOURCESAT-2A is an accomplishment we all are very proud of: PM
ISRO launches rocket carrying remote sensing satellite RESOURCESAT-2A, PM calls it remarkable feat
Business Standard
December 08, 2016
Govt to spend Rs. 60000 crore for rural employment, urban development, farm insurance & …
Govt seeks Parliamentary approval of Rs 1000 crore for Coast Guard to buy ships, aircraft and land
Budget allocation for the NREGA in 2016-17 to be Rs 47,000 crore, the highest-ever
The Indian Express
December 08, 2016
Citizens welcome NDA Govt’s demonetisation drive for the country’s transformation
Demonetisation: Govt establishes robust system to get ground feedback & calibrate strategy …
Demonetisation: People’s support a clear display of unparalleled trust 125 crore Indians place …
India TV
December 08, 2016
Post demonetisation, tea vendor goes digital with e-wallet & GPRS enabled swipe machine
Tea vendor now facilitates payments through e-wallet for his customers’ cup of tea
Tea vendor supports PM Modi’s cashless drive, goes digital with e-wallet
The Hindu
December 07, 2016
Demonetisation is one of the boldest moves by the Indian government: Sopnendu Mohanty
Demonetisation is a fintech moment for India, will be beneficial in long run: Sopnendu Mohanty
Moving towards cashless operations is an answer to growing need of digital economy: Sopnendu Mohanty
The Wall Street Journal
December 07, 2016
Foreign investors stepping up their activity in the country
Major institutions increase their buying in India, foreign investment mood transformed
Demand for real estate sector improved, big foreign investors stepping up businesses in India
The Times Of India
December 07, 2016
23 countries support commemoration of release of a Diwali postage stamp by the US
Diwali Forever Stamp by the US is a "shining tribute to the celebration of multi-culturalism
Over 170000 Diwali stamps sold, making history by becoming the No.1 best-selling stamp in USPS …
The Economic Times
December 07, 2016
Hiring activity in November sees 10% growth, clocks the highest month-on-month rise in 2016
Travel & hospitality sector post 21% jump in hiring, followed by infrastructure 18%: Survey
A positive change in recruitment in India: Country sees 10% jump in November 2016
The Indian Express
December 07, 2016
Govt’s decision to delegalise high value notes will have positive macroeconomic implications: …
Demonetisation will lead to a formal economy and spur economic activity: Former RBI Governor …
Demonetisation will improve the ease of doing business and inspire investor confidence: Subbarao
Live Mint
December 06, 2016
Demonetisation, GST, Benami property law steps initiated towards revolutionising India
Demonetisation to acutely impact informal economy, lay the base for modern & formal state
PM Modi's great leap forward: Reforms bringing fundamental structural change in the economy
The Indian Express
December 06, 2016
India’s economy is expected to grow five fold by 2040: PM Modi
While global economy goes through uncertainty, India has shown tremendous resilience: PM
Govt to provide piped natural gas to 10 million, double pipeline network to 30,000 km in 5 years: PM
The Indian Express
December 06, 2016
India will be the world’s second largest e-commerce market by 2034: Worldpay
Indian e-commerce market predicted to reach $ 63.7 billion by 2020, overtake the US by 2034
Massive surges in internet access, uptake of mobile phones to make India 2nd largest e-commerce …
Business Today
December 05, 2016
Demonetisation: PM Narendra Modi's WhatsApp moment in economic reforms
Demonetisation: NDA Govt’s demonetisation to hit the stock of black money in the country
NDA Govt’s demonetisation to hit the roots of untaxed, undeclared and taxable income
Time
December 05, 2016
PM Narendra Modi wins the online reader’s poll for TIME Person of the Year
TIME Person of the Year: PM Modi beats world leaders, wins with 18% of the vote
TIME Person of the Year: PM Narnendra Modi races ahead of world leaders & most influential people
Live Mint
December 05, 2016
NDA’s reforms initiatives involves progressive ratcheting up of steps to modernize the Indian …
NDA Govt unleashes biggest and boldest move of fundamentally transforming Indian economy
Demonetisation to have long term gains as unaccounted cash will be flushed out of the economy
The Economic Times
December 05, 2016
India could hang on to the tag of world’s fastest-growing economy: Forecasters
India’s GDP could expand faster than at which China is expected to grow: IMF
Over the longer term, demonetisation expected to yield significant gains for the economy
The Economic Times
December 05, 2016
Narendra Modi becomes the first Prime Minister to serve langar to devotees at Golden Temple
PM Narendra Modi, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offer prayers at the Golden Temple
PM Modi visits Golden Temple on sidelines of Heart of Asia Conference, serves langar at the shrine
Business Standard
December 05, 2016
Ashraf Ghani appreciates India's unconditional support for economic development of war-ravaged …
Expansion of Chabahar port between India, Iran & Afghanistan very important for regional trade: …
India's support to Afghanistan to improve people's life is transparent with no strings attached:…
The Indian Express
December 05, 2016
PM Modi calls for resolute action against forces of terrorism & those who shelter, train & …
The growing arc of terrorist violence is posing the gravest threat to the region: PM
Silence and inaction will only embolden terrorists and their masters: PM Modi
The Economic Times
December 05, 2016
India surpasses $300 billion FDI milestone, emerges as most preferred investment destination
FDI inflows first half of 2016 at $ 21.62 billion: DIPP
#MakeInIndia, increasing competitiveness has made India a preferred investment spot globally: FICCI
Indian Express
December 04, 2016
It is now time that India is freed from corruption and black money: PM Modi
PM Modi urges the people to go in for digital methods of payments & internet banking
Black money holders will be punished, will find ways to benefit the poor: PM Modi
South China Morning Post
December 04, 2016
PM Modi’s bold & decisive leadership scripting new chapter for India’s greater good
PM Modi’s move to demonetise high value currency curbs corruption at all levels
Demonetisation: Money hidden away and used under the table in a shadow economy comes to a standstill
The Times of India
December 04, 2016
PM Modi cautions black money holders for luring the poor to legalise their unaccounted wealth
This queue is the last queue to end all queues: PM Modi in Moradabad
Country cannot be gripped in graft. Corruption needs to be rooted out actively: PM Modi
The Hindu
December 04, 2016
PM Modi expresses India’s keenness to invest in hydrocarbon projects in Qatar
India and Qatar ink five key pacts including in the field of visas, cyberspace and investments
PM Modi highlights opportunities for Qatari investment in India’s infrastructure & energy sectors
DNA
December 04, 2016
PM Modi & Afghan President Ghani visit Golden Temple, offer prayers at the shrine
PM Modi serves ‘Langar’ at the Golden Temple in Amritsar
PM Modi, Afghan President Ghani to finalise bilateral air cargo service pact to boost trade
The Times of India
December 04, 2016
PM Modi hails determination of divyang on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
I salute determination of our Divyang sisters and brothers and convey my best wishes to them: …
Let us create a nation where both accessibility and equality prevail: PM Modi
The Economic Times
December 03, 2016
RuPay card usage jump by over 118 per cent in the week following demonetisation
Demonetisation: Overall debit and credit card transactions record an increase of 70.5%
RuPay card transactions up post demonetisation, witness 200% rise in usage during Nov 9-15: RBI
The Times Of India
December 03, 2016
Demonetisation to create jobs & make loans cheaper for MSME sector
MSME sector lauds demonetisation as a good step, expect loans at lower interest rates
Cashless transactions will lead to transparency, liquidity in banks will rise due to demonetisation
Live Mint
December 03, 2016
SoftBank investments in India to surpass $10 billion in over a decade
Bullish on India and would expand on existing Internet investments: SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son
Masayoshi Son-led SoftBank invests $2 billion in India in the last two years
Hindustan Times
December 03, 2016
India’s economy projected to sustain a 7.6% growth rate in 2016-17 and 2017-18: UN Report
India’s manufacturing base to strengthen backed by structural reforms in the country: UN report
India is one of the anchors of a high and steady growth of the Asia-Pacific region: UN report
Hindustan Times
December 03, 2016
PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India is an attempt to create a digitally empowered society
Demonetisation to push for consumption to be digitally driven and payments to go cashless
JAM trinity and cashless initiatives the backbone of reforms and development agenda in India
Daily O
December 03, 2016
India-Israel witness new heights of diplomatic ties under PM Modi’s leadership
NDA Govt doing well by repudiating the discredited Israel policy of its predecessors
India-Israel step up cooperation in defence, counterterrorism, agriculture and energy sectors
The Indian Express
December 03, 2016
President Obama enormously proud of his record of working closely with PM Modi: White House
Prime Minister Modi is one that President Obama enjoys speaking with: White House
Paris Agreement could not have been done without Prime Minister Modi’s leadership: White House
The Economic Times
December 02, 2016
In the 21st century India, there is no place for corruption: PM Modi
Corruption slows down growth & takes a toll on the dreams of poor, neo-middle class and middle …
Urge youth to lead the change and inspire others to turn towards cashless transactions: PM
The Telegraph
December 02, 2016
Investors hail demonetisation as a positive move, say the country will benefit in long run
PM Modi is taking steps no one has taken in the history of the country: Avinash Vazirani
Demonetisation drive is pro-business and anti-corruption: Avinash Vazirani
Indiatimes
December 02, 2016
Thane village goes completely cashless after introduction of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
PMJDY ensures smooth access to financial services –banking, remittance, credit, insurance and …
Total deposits surge in Jan Dhan accounts: Rs 72,834.72 crore in around 25.68 crore accounts
The Economic Times
December 02, 2016
PM Gram Sadak Yojana to ensure pacca roads for all villages across the country
NDA Govt to cover villages with less than 500 population with a pacca motorable road
NDA Govt takes steps towards rural connectivity: PM Gram Sadak Yojana to ensure pacca roads
Daily Mail Online
December 01, 2016
1 lakh Indian youths to be part of skilled workforce sent across to help Japan prepare for 2020 …
2020 Tokyo Games a bonanza for India’s skilled youth, to open up avenues for employment
2020 Tokyo Games: Japan backs PM Modi’s dream to make India skilled at par with global standards
The Times Of India
December 01, 2016
FDI in telecom sector jumps to more than $10 billion in 8 months
FDI in telecom sector registers 7-fold increase as against $1.3 bn in 2014-15 & $2.9 bn in 2015-16
#DigitalIndia helping in making government to citizen services presence-less, paperless & cashless
The Economic Times
December 01, 2016
Centre’s demonetisation completely changing the way the country has functioned all these years
Demonetisation is making India far better: A Balasubramanian, CEO of Birla Sun Life
Black economy is getting reduced significantly & becoming part of the main economy: A …
Catch News
December 01, 2016
Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya upbeat about Centre’s demonetisation drive
NDA Govt's demonetisation drive will leave a "very positive" impact on the economy: Arvind …
Demonetisation positive for long run, India will shift towards digital transactions: Arvind …
Business Standard
December 01, 2016
NDA Govt’s demonetisation is a huge opportunity to make a cashless India
Demonetisation will encourage people to go cashless and use digital payment systems: Amitabh Kant
Demonetisation a massive opportunity for people to move from informal to formal economy: …