Top news at 1pm on Dec 17: There should be an investigation on BJP’s accounts, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 December 2016, 01:07 PM
Top news at 1pm on Dec 17: There should be an investigation on BJP’s accounts, says Kejriwal
Top news at 1pm on Dec 17: There should be an investigation on BJP’s accounts, says Kejriwal

1) There should be an investigation on BJP’s accounts, says Kejriwal on parties' exemption from income tax

In a press conference, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP over the decision that political parties depositing old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in their accounts will be exempt from income tax.

2) Rahul Gandhi shamelessly crossing all limits of morality, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday reacted strongly to Rahul Gandhi’s repeated attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for demonetisation. Prasad said that the Congress vice president is crossing all limits of morality by speaking in such a shameless fashion.

3) Government issues e-mail address to blow the whistle on black money possessions

The government is keeping the strong vigil on the cash deposits post demonetisation. To keep black money in check, the government has issued an e-mail address which can be used by people to apprise government about block money possessions.

4) Not all junked currency will be remonetised through issuance of new notes, hints FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday hinted that not all of the Rs 15.44 lakh crore worth of currency junked will be remonetised through an issuance of new notes as he said digital currency will fill the gap.

5) Watch | Mark Zuckerberg shares 360-degree video of daughter Max's first walk

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook on Friday, sharing his daughter's first walk with a lovely 360-degree video.Zuckerberg chose to post 360-degree video, a feature the social network launched in September, over other traditional photo or video.