Nirmala Sitharaman
India  /  Published 18.07.19

House row over Finance Bill route

The Opposition on Thursday accused the government of violating rules and bypassing legislative scrutiny of key proposals by inserting in the Finance Bill non-taxation proposals that shouldn’t be par...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.09.18

PC calls out Nirmala claim on petrol tax

Former defence minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday contested incumbent Nirmala Sitharaman’s claim that petroleum prices had not increased because of central taxes as states collect double the amoun...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.07.19

Will states lose money to defence funding?

The Narendra Modi government has asked the 15th finance commission to consider whether there ought to be a new mechanism for funding defence and internal security, which could potentially put pressure...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.09.18

Just a hug, not a Rafale deal: Sidhu

Asserting that his hug with Pakistan's army chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP on Wednesday, saying it was just a 'jhappi' (hug) and 'not a Raf...
By PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

Strong Opposition needed: Swamy

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy, who had once taught economics at IIT Delhi, said the country’s economy was “on a tailspin” and if Nirmala Sitharaman’s “budget is not rectified, we will...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Nadia Imam in Calcutta


India  /  Published 14.07.19

Post-budget ritual reflects divisions in media on form of protest

The rite of the Union budget ends with a celebratory dinner: usually a chin-wagging session where editors and beat reporters clink a glass of wine and share a joke or an anecdote with the finance mini...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.09.18

Nirmala 'anti-India' tag on JNU winners

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Vodafone CEO Nick Read eyes relief

Vodafone group chief executive officer Nick Read will meet senior ministers of the Modi government this week as the telecom giant looks to get some assurance of relief for its debt-laden Indian joint...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.09.19

FM Nirmala Sitharaman rules out job loss

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday allayed fears of job losses following the proposed merger of public sector banks, saying not even one employee shall be removed following the amalgamation...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 27.08.19

Outlandish, cries govt

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has described as “outlandish” any attempt to cast aspersions on the credibility of the RBI amid criticism of the apex bank’s decision to transfer funds ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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