Nirmala Sitharaman

US highly values bilateral relationship with India: US treasury secy

Yellen emphasized the need to strengthen the coalition of shareholders working together to press for more ambition and specific reforms within the MDBs.

FM’s OSD Vivek Singh to leave his position

Vivek Singh to leave Officer on Special Duty (OSD) position on personal grounds.

‘He bombed 6 Muslim countries’: Sitharaman takes on Obama over tolerance

Union minister Sitharaman has questioned the credibility of former US President Barack Obama.

Railway Budget: Production of Vande Bharat to be ramped up

Now, the manufacturing of Vande Bharat will take place in Haryana’s Sonipat, Maharashtra’s Latur, and Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli

Callous budget has betrayed hopes of people: Chidambaram

Congress on Wednesday said that the Union Budget has “betrayed” the hopes of a vast majority of Indians and shown how far removed the government is from the people and their concerns about life — livelihood, and the growing inequality between the rich and the poor. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here, […]

Prefixing millets with ‘Shri’ changes how we perceive coarse grains: Kailash Choudhary, MoS Agriculture

Elaborating on why finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman referred to millets as Shri (a title of respect used before the name), MoS Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said that the gesture will completely change our perception of coarse grains. He said, “Today’s budget was a magnificent and inclusive one. Farmers have been given priority in this budget. It […]

Budget 2023 | By the privileged for the privileged: Manoj Jha

RJD leader slammed ‘Saptarishi’ provisions in Union Budget 2023 as farcical

Budget 2023 | It is eyewash for election: KC Venugopal

Congress general secretary says the budget fails to address concerns related to unemployment, price hike

Budget 2023 | Locket Chatterjee hails Mahila Samman Saving Patra

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech, announced ‘Mahila Samman Bachat Patra’ for women with a fixed interest rate of 7.5 per cent, for two years

Budget 2023 | Disappointing, says Priyanka Chaturvedi

Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Wednesday expressed her disappointment at the budget saying that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman didn’t have much to offer in terms of creating economic opportunities for women and youth. The expectations from the Budget were high because of the economic survey indicated recovery from covid impact, she said. […]