Nirmala Sitharaman
India  /  Published 18.09.19

Many questions on vaping and the ban

The government today announced a ban on e-cigarettes.It will bring an ordinance barring its sale, manufacture, import and distribution in India. The announcement was made by finance minister Nirmala ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.05.20

Borrowing target jumps Rs 4 lakh cr

The Centre on Friday jacked up its borrowing target for the fiscal by Rs 4.2 lakh crore to Rs 12 lakh crore, setting the stage for a large fiscal slippage, with revenue calculations going awry because...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 11.09.19

Congress to Nirmala: Work, don’t joke

The Congress on Wednesday wondered why finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was cracking jokes instead of preparing a blueprint to revive the economy.Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi heaped scorn on...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.09.19

Nirmala assures support to revive growth

The Narendra Modi-government hinted at widening its effort to support the sagging economy after growth in the first quarter of this fiscal stuttered to a multi-year low at 5 per cent.Union finance min...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.11.19

Sitharaman reassures telcos

Days after Vodafone CEO Nick Read said the company’s future in India could be in doubt unless the Indian government stopped hitting operators with higher taxes and charges, finance minister Nirmala ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 05.11.19

Real estate sops in the works

The government is likely to offer incentives to the real estate sector and is engaged in discussions with the RBI to resolve the issues faced by the industry. “The government is very keen and is wor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 31.10.19

Raghuram Rajan hurls barb at finance minister

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, who faced a stinging attack from finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for presiding over the “worst phase” of the Indian banking sector, on Thursday reminded her...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.11.18

Manipur a festival through the year: Nirmala

Manipur was termed a gem among states by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who opened the Sangai Festival here on Wednesday.The state’s tourism festival is celebrated annually from November 21 t...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

Business  /  Published 22.04.20

Stimulus wait lengthens

The wait for the second stimulus package is lengthening with the government failing to make any announcements after the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, dashing expectations of an impending package follo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Nirmala Sitharaman battles business blues

A bouquet of unpalatable economic factors caught up with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday.First, some captains of industry who met the minister raised concerns about the alleged harassmen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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