Nirmala Sitharaman
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


India  /  Published 04.10.18

Putin in India, US warns against missile buy

President Vladimir Putin arrived in the capital on Thursday for the 19th India-Russia Summit in the hope of inking the S-400 surface-to-air missile deal even as Washington issued a fresh warning of sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.20

FM highlights India's measures to safeguard 'lives and livelihood' of people

India on Wednesday pitched for a global cooperation and coordinated action to safeguard lives and livelihood of people while maintaining macroeconomic stability in a sustainable manner.Participating i...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.04.20

ADB ready with $2.2bn support

Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Masatsugu Asakawa on Friday assured finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman of a $2.2-billion (about Rs 16,500 crore) support to India in its fight against the Covid...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

Unravelling the $5-trillion mystery

Now that opinions of multiple shades have been expressed over the recently tabled Union budget, it is worth pondering over a simple economic calculation that few cared to shed light on. The matter con...
By Dipankar Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.20

Unforgivable ignorance

A very distinguished virologist whom I happen to know believes that the lockdown in India was an overreaction. His argument is that since the coronavirus was coming to India from outside, testing and ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


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