Nirmala Sitharaman
India  /  Published 18.11.19

Economic slowdown? Deny & cook up data

The Narendra Modi government has signalled its clear resolve to shut down all criticism over the slowdown in the Indian economy — by brazenly refusing to acknowledge published, official statistics a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.12.18

BJP trains Rafale verdict gun on Rahul

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.11.19

Moody's cuts India's credit rating outlook to negative

In a blow to India, Moody's Investors Service has cut the country's credit rating outlook to negative, saying the government has been partly ineffective in addressing economic weakness, leading to ris...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.02.20

PC pays PM back in same tweet

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Monday spoke about the economic elephants in the room that the Narendra Modi government is loath to discuss and served up on finance minister Nirmala Sitharam...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.02.20

Budget provides 'discreet and considered' stimulus: FM

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the budget presented by her last week provides a 'discreet and considered' stimulus.Speaking to industry representatives in the financial capit...
By PTI in Mumbai


Opinion  /  Published 05.02.20

Empty promises

Sir — When one does not have substance in one’s speech, one tends to speak more. The budget speech was so unnecessarily long that the finance minister felt unwell upon reading it. Further, this bu...
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 04.02.20

Moody’s frowns on budget data

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday said economic growth projections made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget for 2020-21 appear ambitious given the structural and cyclical challen...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.20

LIC IPO: employees' union to hold stage walk-out

The employees' union of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) will stage an hour-long walk-out strike on Tuesday to protest against the government's move to sell its stake in the state-run insurer through ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

LIC stake to be sold

Shares in Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) and IDBI Bank — the two storied, state-owned institutions in the country’s financial sector — will be sold to the public.The surprise announcement in t...
By Vivek Nair in Mumbai

India  /  Published 01.02.20

Longest budget amid cries of ‘Goli maaro’

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday peppered her budget speech with catchphrases and shibboleths but her interpretation of some of the government’s slogans evoked befuddlement if not der...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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