Breaking News For Indians - India Bans 500 Rs And 1000 Rs Notes With Immediate Effect
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In his emergency address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that currency notes in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination will be withdrawn from midnight. The step has been taken to check black money, he added.

Modi claimed that India was a bright spot in global economy, a credit he appeared to give to his government’s work done since it came to power in 2014.  

“When we came to power in 2014 our economy was lagging behind. Now India is emerging as bright spot as even IMF said, he says in address the nation,” he said in his address to the nation after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. 

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Old notes will not be legal tender from midnight tonight, he said, adding those who earned money by legal means would remain protected.

From November 10 to December 30 old notes can be deposited in bank.Old notes can be converted through banks at limit of Rs 10,000 per day. The limit will be Rs 20, 000 per week. Limit on ATM withdrawal will be Rs 2,000.Old notes can be converted through banks post office and sub-post office.

On humanitarian grounds, till November 11 onwards old notes will be accepted in hospitals for 72 hours.

We are committed to empowerment of the poor while following Saab Ka Saath San ka Vikas

Several schemes are tailored towards this objective

Corruption and black money has taken deep roots in the country

In global ranking we are rated high in corruption index.

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Some specific classes are behind it. Some used high position.

At the same time many honest people are working diligently. We read reports of honest auto or taxi drivers returning valuables of customers.

Corruption and terrorism are pushing the country behind.

Counterfeit notes are being pushed from across our borders to finance terror activities.

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We have taken steps to check such activities and seized fake notes.

Have entered into pacts to check black money through the exchange of information.

Several measures led to unearthing of 1.25 lakh crores of black money. — Agencies

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