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After waging a war on the black money hoarders, money launderers and the black marketeers of the country, despite stiff opposition from the Congress led UPA against the flagship initiative of prime minister Narendra Modi on 8th November invalidating the high denominational notes of 500and 1000, the process of bringing more and more money launderers in is in the offing with the Income Tax department of the country singling out a massive number of 18 lakh serious defaulters who’d tried to ditch the government authorities by illegally depositing unaccounted sum of money after 8th November till 29th December, later on clandestinely withdrawing the same from the banks and either not showing it in their income tax annual returns or not filing the returns at all.

This illegal money called the unaccounted black currency have been deposited in several parrallel accounts opened by these depositers in several names of their employees, relatives, family members or shell companies. After the demonetisation phase the government had claimed to have strengthened the nation’s falling economy by way of collecting more than15 lakh crores and filling the financial coffers but the opposition parties particularly the Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi has accused the ruling political dispensation of befooling the people of the country by making lakhs of employees of the private sector unemployeed and giving a golden opportunity to the illegal money hoarders of the country make their myriad black currency into white and so on n so forth.

It may be recalled that after the sudden declaration of the invalidation of the higher currency bills of 500 and 1000 which comprised of 86% of the money in circulation, there was total chaos in the country with banks and ATMs full of unending queues resulting in more than 200 deaths nationally and small and medium bussinessmen/ entrepreneurs constrained to close down their ventures with lakhs of employees becoming jobless.

But despite all this the BJP under prime minister Modi’s leadership won hands down in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand etc given an unambiguous signal that finally all was well for the saffron party. The incometax department has issued notices and are minutely investigating about 18 lakhs bank accounts of the post demonetisation money launderers who’d deposited unaccounted or large sum of money without showing them in their annual IT returns ornot at all filing the same. However, after demonetisation the number of total income tax assesees have gone up to 3.7 crores during the year 2015, 16.

If we go by the official estimtes, about 17.73 lakh suspicious cases involving Rs3.68 trillion have been identified by the tax department in 23.22 lakh bank accounts post demonetisation. However 11.8 lakh people of 16.92 lakh bank accounts had responded to the department via online.
SUNIL NEGI

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Mobiles and social networking sites likes facebook, whatsapp, instagram and twitter have these days become the most priorty choice and liking of the people and is considered as one of the best options to suffice and fulfill the lust for mental and psychological satisfaction.

This IT revolution has undoubtedly brought people nearer and knowledge to one’s doorstep provided this medium is used logically for developing knowledge based inputs and IQ but contrarily it has also proved to be a greatest disaster as users with manipulative tactics, criminal bent of minds having sexual lust and intent to use it for exploiting people for narrow monetory or material ends and what not, unfortunately, use this easily available via media for immoral and illegal motives.

The young, old, even children and the women use social media extensively and have rather become its addict nationally not leaving even the lowest strata of the society uninfluenced by its massive impression. While social networking sites are the boon for the budding talents and experienced people with immense knowledge to share their experiences, talents, achievements and know-how, there had also been hundreds of thousands of instances of posting nude or semi nude highly objectionable pics on several sites to entice people, especially innocent young boys and girls to fall in their ugly traps, unknowingly.  In several cases the fake FB users in particular misuse the sites to entice girls and married women into their traps on false pretexts and promises, ultimately confronting legal hassles and breaking of families.

There have been several instances of blackmails as well in the social networking sites when the users copy the chats by taking the pictures of undesirable chats n objectionable postures and thereafter exploit the situation to their advantage. The teen aged boys and girls are the worst affected lot in this chatting exercise who get swayed away by the imposters and unintentionally fall into their trap unluckily thus spoiling their carrers and reputation.

There had been several incidents of suicides as well due to the social taboos and stigma. Social media sites lke FB and twitters are the paradise and God sent devise for politicians, political parties and the governments in power including the media who exploit it to the maximum to derive maximum socio political and professional advantage by posting their accomplishments, achievements and programmes and influencing their huge fan following. The sites are also used for the free promotion of various products by small, marginal and medium businessmen free of costs.

The prime minister of India Narendra Modi and the AAP supremo Arvind Krjrival followed by Congress supremo Rahul Gandhi etc have taken and derived maximum political advantage by rightfully using the facebook and twitter and have encouraged other political parties too to derive maximum advantage and benefit out of this God send devise in India.

Its surprising to note that our prime minister tops the chart of maximum followers in the country on his twitter handle followed by Arvind Kejrival and Rahul Gandhi. Today internet banking, railway and air reservations, google searches for any information, instant photography of an event and information relating to any service have made the peoples lives entirely convenient and comfortable.

In the event of capturing any unusual event of public interest if captured through mobile cameras are usually instantly posted in social networking sites that go viral in minutes and draw the attention of the media and the governments. In other words, these sites have alerted the various government departments and stake holders and at times keep them on tenterhooks or make them answerable to the common masses.

The world has squeezed and people and informations have come to your doorsteps. However, it’s also true that the addiction of social media has spoiled those who stick to it for just killing time and thus losing their physical action and achivement part. Using social media at the cost of one’s performance that results into sheer wastage of time, energy and sustenance including family n carrer interests is definitely a liability and should be given up unless or until it hels him or her achieve something credible or worthwhile.

It’s definitely a huge revolution of Information technology for which the credit primarily goes to the former prime minister of the country late Rajiv Gandhi and the then IT brain behind it Sam Pitroda. I remember the days of 1991 when Rajiv opened the the doors for Liberalisation and computers the entire opposition was against him as if heavens have fallen down.

The opposition’s logic was the people of the country would loose employment enmasse and there’ll be poverty all around. But fortunately today those who opposed Rajiv Gandhi are the biggest and the massive users of the social networking sites and internet which is providing employment to the youths of the country. The time is not far when print journalism will replace to digital and online journalism and the newspapers would be the thing of the past. What do you say friends?

SUNIL NEGI