Around 60% of the value of the demonetised notes (Rs 14 lakh crore), has already been accounted for, according to data released by the RBI on Monday. There are reports that the printing of Rs 2,000 notes had been stalled to generate more of the new Rs 500 notes.
Government policies in left-wing extremism affected states, pressure built up by security forces for past few months and the latest demonetisation decision seem to be making a strong impact in the region, with the highest number of Maoist surrenders within a month ever.
The Army says it has recovered evidence of Pakistan's "complicity" in the beheading of one of its soldiers in the Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir last week. The photographs of food, grenades recovered by Army shows Pakistan markings.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
After dismissing India for 417, Ashwin dented England by picking up three wickets as the visitors lost four of their top-order batsmen for 78 runs, all but knocking off their hopes of restoring parity.
Indian captain Virat Kohli and England's premier all-rounder Ben Stokes are having a go at each other for the past three days -- at times openly like on the first day and at times subtly like it has happened in the next two days.
Contrary to the manner in which he bats, this particular innings from Jadeja was very different to the rest. He hardly played any audacious shots and built two important lower-order partnerships allowing India to take a first-innings lead.
Banking shares led by state-run SBI were under pressure after the Reserve Bank on Saturday introduced an incremental CRR of 100 per cent for the fortnight to absorb the surge in liquidity in banking system following demonetisation of high value notes.