Tag: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman fudged Budget figures to hide real deficit: Yashwant Sinha

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NEW DELHI: Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday accused Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of “fudging” budget numbers to conceal the real fiscal deficit. Speaking at the Mumbai Lit Fest,… Read more »

India mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits to above Rs 1 lakh

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NEW DELHI:¬†India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said the government will bring legislations on raising insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lakh and regulating multi-state… Read more »

Government doesn’t want any telco to shut down, intends to address concerns: Nirmala Sitharaman

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NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the government intends to address the concerns of the crisis-ridden telecom companies which are facing billions of dollars of fresh statutory… Read more »

Real estate woes impacting core sectors; working with RBI for solution: Nirmala Sitharaman

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NEW DELHI: The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the real estate sector requires a lot more attention and its prevailing sluggishness needs to… Read more »

Former RBI Governor responds to Nirmala Sitharaman’s comment, says two-thirds of his tenure was under BJP

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NEW DELHI: 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… Read more »

Don’t hesitate to give loans to SHGs led by credible spiritual leaders: Nirmala Sitharaman

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NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday lauded self-help group movements led by religious and spiritual leaders and advised banks to give up any hesitation in giving loans… Read more »

PSBs had ‘worst phase’ under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman

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NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Indian public sector banks had the “worst phase” under the combination of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and RBI Governor… Read more »

Investor wealth up by Rs 6.8 trillion in a day following Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcements

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NEW DELHI: Investor wealth on Friday zoomed a whopping Rs 6.82 trillion in single day as equity markets rallied, with the Sensex skyrocketing 2,284 points in intra-day trade, following a… Read more »

Nirmala Sitharaman in twitter spat with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw; says she is working on the economy

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NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 19 defended her handling of the economy saying she has been working on measures to revive the growth from a six-year… Read more »

Narendra Modi reviews state of economy with Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Ministry officials

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday comprehensively reviewed the state of the economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as his government scrambled for solutions to tackle a fast-spreading… Read more »