Currency

  • RBI to withdraw pre-2005 currency notes to unearth black money January 23, 2014

    The RBI has announced that currency notes issued before 2005 will no longer be accepted. The notes can be exchanged at banks till July. The old notes are being withdrawn because they do not display the year they were printed. The move is being seen as an effort to crack...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Rupee hits an-all time low, falls close to 64 vs US dollar August 20, 2013

    The rupee falls close to 64 to a US dollar after opening to an all-time low of 63.75 versus US dollar. BSE Sensex opened over 300 points down and slipped below 18,000 mark. Nifty opened to over 90 points down. ...
  • News 360: Govt presses panic button as rupee continues slide July 9, 2013

    The Manmohan Singh government is pressing the panic button as the rupee continues its slide and the growth slows. A high level meeting chaired by PM Manmohan has charted out a 12-month plan to revive the manufacturing sector. ...
  • Rupee freefall: Latha Venkatesh on the crisis June 11, 2013

    In a roller coaster ride, the rupee on Tuesday hit life-time low of 58.98 against dollar but erased a major part of losses to close at 58.39 after RBI intervened in the forex market to stem the slide in the local currency that caused much concern to the government, the...
  • Chavez's successor faces uphill battle with oil production March 7, 2013

    Venezuela has some of the biggest oil and natural gas reserves in the world and it is one of the top energy suppliers internationally. But oil production has plummeted under Hugo Chavez's 14-year rule. ...
  • Rupee may fall further, touch 54 against dollar December 13, 2011

    The main problem is that lot of people who need dollars have remained un-hedged through the past several years. ...
  • Will Greece return to its own independent currency? November 4, 2011

    Greeks aren't the only ones having the debate but all of Europe is watching, wondering and betting the future of its currency. ...
  • BJP demands sacking of Goa minister Babush Monserrate April 7, 2011

    Goa state minister Babush Monserrate is caught in a new controversy. This time, for being held at the Mumbai airport with foreign exchange over and above the legal limit. ...
  • Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists? February 15, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists?' ...
  • Type Rupee symbol on keyboard? try quick tips July 18, 2010

    It could take six months to two years before we will be able to type the new Rupee symbol. ...
  • Two held in Delhi with Rs 50 lakh worth of fake notes January 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday busted a fake currency racket in the capital. Two people have been arrested for allegedly circulating fake currency worth approximately Rs 50 lakh in the Indian market. The quality of the fakes was so good that even bank officials had a tough time. ...
  • Fake currency smuggling in Indo-Nepal border November 29, 2009

    From arms to narcotics, the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar has always been a hotbed for illegal activity. The latest threat along the border is smuggling of fake currency. A report. ...
  • Watch: A machine that detects fake currency November 7, 2009

    Counterfeit currency notes are being pumped into the country. ...
  • Watch: How can you identify a fake note? June 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The RBI warns that fake Rs 1000 notes are in circulation after a builder in Chennai gets them from an SBI counter in Chennai. How big is the problem? And how can you identify a fake note? We take you through all the do's and don'ts regarding these...
  • Expert tips on how to spot a fake currency note June 25, 2009

    How do you figure out if the currency note you have is fake or not? How difficult is it to spot the difference? George Koshy gives you tips on how not to get conned. ...