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DEMONETIZATION पर कांग्रेस-मीडिया गठजोड़ द्वारा देश में दंगा भड़काने की साजिश का खुलासा! मुख्य न्यायाधीश के मुंह में कांग्रेसी पत्रकारों ने डाले कपिल सिब्बल के शब्द!

DEMONETIZATION पर कगरस-मडय गठजड दवर

आश्चर्य है! कालेधन के सौदागर अपना धन बचाने के लिए मुख्य न्यायाधीश तक के नाम पर झूठ बोलने से नहीं चूक रहे हैं! मैं खुद न्यायपालिका के भ्रष्टाचार पर बिना अवमानना से डरे लगातार लिखता रहा हूं, लेकिन जिस तरह से मुख्य न्यायाधीश के कथन के रूप में अखबरों व न्यूज चैनलों ने 500/1000 रुपए के नोट पर दंगा भड़काने का बयान छापा या दिखाया, यह बेहद संवदनशील मामला है!

मैंने लंबे समय तक दैनिक जागरण में अदालत की रिपोर्टिंग की है, इसलिए आज भी अदालतों को कवर करने वाले कई कोर्ट रिपोर्टर और वकील मेरे मित्र हैं! उस दिन सुप्रीम कोर्ट में भी मेरे कई पत्रकार मित्र व वकील मौजूद थे। सबका यही कहना है कि सुप्रीम कोर्ट के मुख्य न्यायाधीश जस्टिस टी.एस.ठाकुर ने ऐसा कुछ कहा ही नहीं था! यह बात तो कपिल सिब्बल ने कहा था, जिसे कुछ अंग्रेजी अखबार व न्यूज चैनल के पत्रकारों ने जस्टिस ठाकुर के मुंह में डालकर उनके नाम से चला दिया! इसका मकसद केवल इतना है कि कॉलेजियम के मुद्दे पर आपस में भिड़ी मोदी सरकार व सुप्रीम कोर्ट के बीच तनाव के दरार को और चौड़ा किया जाए और DeMonetization पर विपक्ष, खासकर कांग्रेस को यह कहने का मौका मिल जाए कि सुप्रीम कोर्ट भी जनता की परेशानियों को लेकर चिंतित है, इसलिए इस फैसले को वापस लेना चाहिए! शायद तब कांग्रेस को रद्दी हो चुके कालेधन को बचाने का मौका मिल जाए!

सुप्रीम कोर्ट में मौजूद वकील अश्विनी उपाध्याय ने बातचीत में बताया कि वह उस समय अदालत में मौजूद थे, जब विमुद्रीकरण पर महान्यायवादी मुकुल रोहतगी और याचिकाकर्ताओं के वकील कपिल सिब्बल के बीच विवाद चल रहा था। महान्यायवादी ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट से यह मांग की कि वह विमुद्रीकरण के खिलाफ देश के विभिन्न अदालतों में दायर किए जा रहे मामले पर रोक लगाएं। उन्होंने यह मांग भी की कि कोलकाता के हाईकोर्ट के एक जज ने आज ही विमुद्रीकरण को लेकर गैर जरूरी टिप्पणी की है, जो जरूरी नहीं था। ऐसे बयान उचित नहीं हैं, क्योंकि इससे जनता में भ्रम की स्थिति उत्पन्न हो सकती है! इस पर मुख्य न्यायाधीश जस्टिस ठाकुर ने कहा कि न तो लोगों को अदालत पहुंचने से रोका जा सकता है और न ही हाईकोर्ट के जज के टिप्पणी पर ही रोक लगाई जा सकती है। उन्होंने कहा- ‘They Have their rights!’

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7 Things You Can Do To Help Demonetization Scheme Succeed

7 Things You Can Do To Help

Bharat is going through a make or break moment. The twin ills of corruption and black money have been plaguing our country for decades, and in 2014 when we elected Narendra Modi to lead the nation, one of the foremost expectations was that he would fight this hydra-headed monster.

The demonetization of Rs 500 and 1000 notes announced on 8 Nov is a key part of the overall battle against corruption, black money and fake currency. But ours is a cash-based economy and withdrawal of 86% (by value) of all currency is bound to have a major impact.

Several of our fellow citizens are facing lot of difficulties right now due to the scarcity of cash to carry out their day to day transactions. The general sense among people is that this was a good move to flush out the black money hoarders, but the implementation of the scheme has not been optimum and lot of people have faced extreme hardship in order to withdraw or exchange their own legitimately earned money.

Options

At this point, we have three options –

A.) Spread rumors, panic and chaos to worsen the situation. This is what many political parties and those with certain socio-political agendas have chosen to do. A big chunk of MSM (mainstream media) falls in this category too.

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Demonetization: The Ultimate Weapon against Black economy

Demonetization

The black money is a much bigger problem than what appears to it. It provides a fertile ground for all the anti-social and anti-national activities like illicit drug menace, prostitution rackets, human trafficking, arms smuggling, kidnapping, fake currency (FICN), terrorism, destabilizing governments through espionage, etc. The sudden stop in the stone pelting in Kashmir is just one example of how the black money is used to destabilize the nation. The Telgi stamp paper scam was also a result of collaboration of politicians, mafia, police and press using the black money. So, if the money doesn’t leave a trail then it always gets involved in the black economy. The electronic transactions, on the other hand, will always have a potential to be tracked and hence, making it almost impossible to generate black money. So, there was an urgent and necessary need to end the black money using the kind of surgical action that our Prime Minister has taken. Indira Gandhi had told her finance minister YB Chavan in May 1971 that “the problem of black money can only be tackled through some person who feels very strongly about it.” (Declassified black money files of Prime Minister’s Office, no 37 (465)/71 PMS).

The black money in India has a long history and a person needs to keep a tab on not only mainstream media, but also international publications and publications like Wikileaks to gain an in-depth understanding of the issue. In 2009, the CBI revealed that the secret security template used to print currency notes introduced in 2005 had become compromised. In other words, the counterfeiters had managed to gain access to the intricacies of currency notes printing, including the special ink, paper, and other ingredients used in them. When asked whether the country was still using the compromised security template, the then CBI Director, Ashwini Kumar, had said “yes”.

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Modi govt bans Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation for 5 years

Modi govt bans Zakir Naik

The government on Tuesday decided to declare an NGO promoted by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik as an outlawed organisation under the anti-terror law for five years for its alleged terror activities.

The decision has been taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Cabinet approved a proposal to declare Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as an 'unlawful association' under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for five years, a Home Ministry official said.

A formal notification will be issued by the Home Ministry soon.

The move comes after investigation by the Home Ministry found the NGO was allegedly having dubious links with Peace TV, an international Islamic channel, accused of propagating terrorism, the official said.

According to the Home Ministry, Naik, who heads the IRF, has allegedly made many provocative speeches and engaged in terror propaganda.

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Explained: What Demonetisation Does, And What It Doesn’t

Explained What Demonetisation

The Narendra Modi government’s shock move on demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes has put everyone in a tizzy. Two reasons were advanced for this move – to hit at black money and to check counterfeits. The opposition parties were quick to cry foul and question the first reason. The inconvenienced public has been confused both about the purpose and the processes that have to be followed now.

In this scenario, here’s a ready reckoner on demonetisation.

Demonetisation principles

A currency is a promissory note issued by the government. It promises to exchange goods or services against the note when anybody (usually a resident of the country) produces it. Demonetisation is then a breakdown of that promise, to the extent of the notes which are put out of circulation.

It is thus a very risky step and can be taken only in very exceptional circumstances. It is akin to a sledgehammer attack on the currency system and thus few countries have deployed it. Till November 8, only six nations have used it, including India in 1978. No European or American nation (North or South) has deployed it. Of those who have, only India has gone for partial demonetisation.

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NDA Demonetises Rs 500 And Rs 1,000: Modi’s Surgical Strike Against Black Money Stuns All

NDA Demonetises Rs 500 And Rs 1000

The Prime Minister's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from midnight on Tuesday (8 November) is a political masterstroke, coming as it does on the eve of the Uttar Pradesh elections. It will also impact the stock of black money in the economy, crimping both the pace of economic recovery and revival of the investment cycle. When cash is crunched from the system, it tends to tighten liquidity as existing notes will have to be exchanged for smaller notes which will not immediately be available in adequate quantities. The new Rs 2,000 note will take some time to take up the slack in the coming months.

Here is what will be impacted.

First, politics. Elections are fought with black money. By demonetising high value notes on the eve of the UP elections, Narendra Modi has choked the supply of money to his rivals. There is also political value in emphasising that the fight against black money is serious. Score one for the PM's political acumen.

Second, black money and hawala transactions will be squeezed in the short term, since it will impact the existing stock of high value notes. But over the medium term, crooks will find a way to use new, legal tender.

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JNU Students Abuse Lady Professor For Proposing Hindu Courses, Burn PM’s Effigy as Ravana

JNU Students Abuse Lady Professor For

JNU is in the news again. This time for leftist students heckling & attacking a lady professor who was proposing introduction of short-term courses in Hindu culture and yoga, and for Congress student body NSUI  burning a Ravana-like effigy of PM Modi and others on the occasion of Dussehra.

Those who claim to be on the side of free speech, open exchange of ideas, and civilized discourse are repeatedly getting exposed for their utter hypocrisy. The latest incidents again illustrate that leftist-secularist professors and students of JNU will go to any lengths to stifle opposing voices and maintain their hegemony over this premier Government-funded University.

‘No “bhagwakaran”, you “Sanghis”‘, Say Leftist Students and Teachers of JNU

As per this Firspost article by Prakash Nanda ‘JNU hypocrisy: No room for courses on Hinduism at premier university‘ (emphasis added)

“Anita Singh, a JNU professor, has told DNA that she was abused and attacked inside the university campus by a group of students, instigated by the Left-dominated students union and teachers association, while she stepped out of the meeting of the university’s statutory decision-making body, the academic council (AC), late on 7 October. Abused as a “sanghi”, Singh, who is the dean, School of Law and Governance, told the paper that she earned the students’ ire because,

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