"I am surprised that the Congress is asking why I stopped Rs 1,000 notes and Rs 500 notes".
Officers also said they had more than 3,000 emergency calls reporting fights in Delhi on Friday, and on Saturday they received almost 200 calls in the first four hours after banks opened at 9am local time. "He is taking bullet train rides in Japan and here you have old people knocking on bank doors for cash", said Prabhat Kumar, a college student who said he had spent six hours at the queue. People in Mumbai said grocers were charging 10 times the price of salt in return for accepting the old cash notes and in Bengaluru some people were using their old notes to buy one-time insurance policies. Gandhi had said that he was standing in queue as the people were suffering while exchanging their demonetised 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi suddenly announced on Tuesday that the country would end the use of 500 and 1000 rupee notes, respectively worth about $7.50 and $15 US dollars.
"I know what kind of forces and what kind of people who will be against me now". I feel that pain.
But even after five days of the announcement, desperate people continued to line up Sunday for hours outside banks and ATMs, with many running out of cash by the afternoon and prompting anger against the government's latest anti-corruption measure.
The "black economy", the term widely used to describe transactions that take place outside formal channels, could account for as much as 20 percent of gross domestic product, according to investment firm Ambit. Yadav demanded Modi withdraw the decision to cancel the bank notes.
Dubbing the Centre's demonetisation move as the "black policy of the black government", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has demanded withdrawal of the decision. People have money in their accounts but can't access it.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which they said was carried out by a suicide bomber inside the base. Bagram Airfield, the largest United States military base in Afghanistan, is located in the Parwan Province.
Dow futures are 1.7 percent lower at 17,974 while the broader S&P 500 futures were down 1.8 percent at 2,097. South Korea's Kospi index rose 1.9 percent and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index increased 3 percent.
Could this mean that Jyn's mother might have been a Jedi at one time? So, please, Rogue One , be really, really good. A new worldwide trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One is out and it contains some never before seen footage.
Hamilton County Judge Megan Shanahan sequestered the jury of 10 whites and two blacks for a third night Friday. The shooting is among those across the nation that have raised attention to how police deal with blacks.
He signed this spring with the Miami Dolphins and carried the ball eight times for 22 yards in three games before he was cut. Reporter Adam Schefter tweeted that Pead had undergone surgery at the hospital, but that his condition had not changed.
It's expected that all East Midlands Trains services will run as panned but there may be some changes for Thameslink passengers. Thameslink trains are suffering delays due to signalling problems resulting from damage to overhead wires at Luton on Tuesday.
One is a list of 18 measures, many of them through executive action, that Trump would take on his very first day as president. Trump said he and the Republican majority were going to accomplish "absolutely spectacular things for the American people".
Skeptical Twitter users (see representative sample below) alleged that the meet-up was anything but random. Adding more fuel to those claims is the fact that it's actually not the first time they've met.
Brent crude, the worldwide marker, dropped as much as 3.6 per cent to its lowest level since August, hitting $44.40 a barrel. He wants to take a much tougher line on Iran, which may include the reimposition of nuclear-related and other sanctions.
Lows Saturday night into Sunday will be in the 30s, at or around the average low of 38 for this time of year. Skies were mostly clear. "It favors drier than normal as well", according to the National Weather Service .
The key thing that I want to emphasize [is] that we probably are never going to have this totally sorted out. Regardless of what the Cowboys do, they're not going to be announcing their plans in advance.
The crowd gathered peacefully at UC Berkeley as police officers looked on. "I believe in peaceful protest but this is ridiculous. The persisting protests led Trump himself to fire back, tweeting: "Just had a very open and successful presidential election ".
Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals
Clinton will make two stops in Pennsylvania and visit MI before wrapping up with a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clinton ignited a firestorm of criticism after she denigrated Trump voters on September 9 at a fundraiser in NY .
Police name remaing Croydon tram crash victims
On Saturday morning BTP said the 100ft-long articulated tram had been split into sections which were craned on to flatbed lorries. They are also investigating reports a tram "lifted on to one side" at 40mph in another incident in the area last month.
Donald Trump issues first tweet as President-elect
If Trump makes good on his campaign promises, he will wipe away much of what Obama has done during his eight years in office. She has "always liked" Michelle Obama and was inspired by her, Melania Trump's speechwriter later explained.
India vs England: International cricket, 1st Test
Pujara, who shared his sixth century stand with Vijay, attributed the pair's success to a fine understanding of each other's game. Hameed dropped Vijay off Broad in the 60th over, and Pujara had an lbw decision off Ansari overturned on video review.
Trump's aggressive campaign swing creeps past midnight
But I've told all of our volunteers that we're here for our candidates, we don't want us to become the story". The post Into the Trump whirlwind for campaign's final frantic hours appeared first on Punch Newspapers .
Trump's Muslim ban temporarily removed from website
Some saw the disappearance of the statement as a sign that Trump would pull back from the controversial policy as president. Not exactly nifty political maneuvering, but then again, Trump has never actually been photographed using a computer.