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Company Law Committee 2019 submits its report to Finance Minister

The Company Law Committee constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in September, 2019, inter alia, to further decriminalise the provisions of the Companies...

GST: Revenue Blues

Above: A GST Council meeting. The finance minister has promised a better form of GST/Photo: twitter.com/PIB_Panaji The new tax regime has had its share of...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
E-cigarettes

Government Approves Ordinance to Ban E-cigarettes Across Country

The government on Wednesday banned the production, import, distribution and sale of e-cigarettes across the country. The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to this...
Nirmala Sitharaman

Millennial Woes

By Niti Singh Last week, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stirred a hornet’s nest as she laid the blame for the slowdown in the economy—particularly...
Government announces merger of 10 PSBs into four entities

Government announces merger of 10 PSBs into four entities

The Union Ministry of Finance on Friday announced merger of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) into four entities. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that...
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

The Healing Touch

Above: Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Forget the Hippocratic Oath, in the new India, the healing touch is required and visible everywhere, from politics...
In their meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on August 8, India Inc sought several measures to revive the economy and stimulate growth after a five-year low of 5.8 percent/Photo: PIB

STEADILY SINKING

Above: In their meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on August 8, India Inc sought several measures to revive the economy and stimulate growth...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman justified the new CSR norms in the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha

CSR: Why Make Charity Criminal?

Above: FM Nirmala Sitharaman justified the new CSR norms in the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha A draconian and bizarre move to...
Journalists boycott press briefing by Finance Ministry as they were not allowed to ask questions

Journalists boycott press briefing by Finance Ministry as they were not allowed to ask...

A press briefing by the Finance Ministry today was boycotted by journalists as they were not allowed to ask questions. In the press briefing...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2019: FM Nirmala Sitharaman stresses on Gaon, Garib and Kisan

Delivering her maiden Budget speech in the Lok Sabha Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said "Gaon, Garib and Kisan" are the focus of the government...
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Economic Survey tabled in Parliament

The GDP is projected to grow 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister...
Nirmala Sitharaman taking charge as finance minister. The government’s Economic Advisory Council has rebutted Arvind Subramanian’s claims on India’s GDP figures/Photo: PIB

The GDP Storm

Above: Nirmala Sitharaman taking charge as finance minister. The government’s Economic Advisory Council has rebutted Arvind Subramanian’s claims on India’s GDP figures/Photo: PIB The government...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
Rahul Gandhi

NCW Notice To Rahul Gandhi for “Misogynistic” and “Unethical” Remarks Against Defence Minister

The National Commission for Women has issued a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his “misogynistic and unethical” remarks against Defence Minister Nirmala...

MEDIA WATCH

Prime Time ANI Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent interview with ANI editor Smita Prakash drew immediate flak from opposition parties, particularly the Congress. Spokesman Randeep...
#MeToo fallout: 4-member GoM to examine framework to tackle sexual harassment

#MeToo fallout: 4-member GoM to examine framework to tackle sexual harassment

Group of Ministers headed by Rajnath Singh to recommend effective roadmap to address issues related to sexual harassment at workplace In what is a direct...
The Cabinet Expansion

The Cabinet Expansion

Last week, it was revealed that the British government had decided to appoint a Minister for Prevention of Suicides. It was a first anywhere...
Trump and Modi

Delhi Durbar

Trump and Modi What do world leaders talk about when they meet one on one, apart from pressing bilateral issues? Offer advice on related issues....
Delhi Durbar

Delhi Durbar

Government Housing Party Some official venues in the capital are reserved strictly for high-profile government functions. These include Vigyan Bhawan and Ambedkar Bhawan, two of...
Police arrest Congress activists demanding opening of roads passing through the cantonment area in Secunderabad/Photo: UNI

Cantonments: The Row over Roads

Above: Police arrest Congress activists demanding opening of roads passing through the cantonment area in Secunderabad/Photo: UNI The recent decision by the defence minister to...
Legal notice slapped on Akshay, Twinkle to immediately stop auctioning of Akshay’s Rustom naval officer uniform

Legal notice slapped on Akshay, Twinkle to immediately stop auctioning of Akshay’s Rustom naval...

A legal notice has been slapped on actor Akshay Kumar, wife of Akshay Kumar Twinkle Khanna and www.saltscout.com to immediately stop the auction of...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Deal with the Dragon For the Indian government to take the unprecedented step of putting pressure on the Dalai Lama to cancel multiple events connected...

China building helipads, trenches in Doklam, concedes Defence Minister Sitharaman

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told Parliament that China was building infrastructure, including sentry posts, trenches and helipads in Doklam, the tri-junction with...
Defence Forces: A Low Priority?

Defence Forces: A Low Priority?

Above: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Army chief General Bipin Rawat (third from right) and other officers and jawans in Srinagar/Photo: UNI The distrust between...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Agni V missile (file picture)/Photo: DRDO

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni V missile

Above: Agni V missile (file picture)/Photo: DRDO India on Thursday (January 18) morning successfully test-fired the Agni V long-range ICBM, launched from the Abdul Kalam...
What Women Want

What Women Want

Despite the strides made by the fairer sex, stereotyped views of their role in the family and outside have slowed their progress   ~By Amita Singh   Of...
Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan softens stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav; allows his wife to meet him

Above: Kulbhushan Jadhav The Pakistan has softened its stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav. It has allowed Jadhav’s wife to meet him. However, media reports quoted Indian...
Cong digs up Rs 16 cr bills for Modi’s ‘sponsored’ trips as Gujarat CM

Cong digs up Rs 16 cr bills for Modi’s ‘sponsored’ trips as Gujarat CM

It has become a mud-clinging match between the BJP and Congress. In an effort to outdo the other, each has been digging up dirt,...
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Nathu La. Photo: Raksha Mantri/Twitter

Insecure Chinese media tries again to defend the indefensible

Above: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Nathu La. Photo: Raksha Mantri/Twitter Chinese media are at it again. India’s defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman had just...
Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com

Indian Navy sailor who changed sex is sacked, says will move Supreme Court

Above: Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com Manish Giri became Sabi using own money, but...
With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Survey on Business Reforms: All Hype, Few Reforms?

Above: With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur Despite the central and state governments’ efforts at simplifying...

Nirmala Sitharaman is India’s new defence minister, Piyush gets Railways

Suresh Prabhu moved to commerce ministry while Uma Bharati stripped off water resources portfolio, Bandaru Dattatreya dropped As Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-allocated portfolios to...
Nine-New

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi inducts 9 junior ministers, promotes 4 to cabinet rank

Of the nine new junior ministers inducted in the council of ministers, 4 are former bureaucrats. Caste equations, politics and regional representation also addressed...

'Nirmala Sitharaman' - 35 News Results

Company Law Committee 2019 submits its report to Finance Minister

The Company Law Committee constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in September, 2019, inter alia, to further decriminalise the provisions of the Companies...

GST: Revenue Blues

Above: A GST Council meeting. The finance minister has promised a better form of GST/Photo: twitter.com/PIB_Panaji The new tax regime has had its share of...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
E-cigarettes

Government Approves Ordinance to Ban E-cigarettes Across Country

The government on Wednesday banned the production, import, distribution and sale of e-cigarettes across the country. The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to this...
Nirmala Sitharaman

Millennial Woes

By Niti Singh Last week, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stirred a hornet’s nest as she laid the blame for the slowdown in the economy—particularly...
Government announces merger of 10 PSBs into four entities

Government announces merger of 10 PSBs into four entities

The Union Ministry of Finance on Friday announced merger of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) into four entities. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that...
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

The Healing Touch

Above: Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Forget the Hippocratic Oath, in the new India, the healing touch is required and visible everywhere, from politics...
In their meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on August 8, India Inc sought several measures to revive the economy and stimulate growth after a five-year low of 5.8 percent/Photo: PIB

STEADILY SINKING

Above: In their meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on August 8, India Inc sought several measures to revive the economy and stimulate growth...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman justified the new CSR norms in the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha

CSR: Why Make Charity Criminal?

Above: FM Nirmala Sitharaman justified the new CSR norms in the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha A draconian and bizarre move to...
Journalists boycott press briefing by Finance Ministry as they were not allowed to ask questions

Journalists boycott press briefing by Finance Ministry as they were not allowed to ask...

A press briefing by the Finance Ministry today was boycotted by journalists as they were not allowed to ask questions. In the press briefing...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2019: FM Nirmala Sitharaman stresses on Gaon, Garib and Kisan

Delivering her maiden Budget speech in the Lok Sabha Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said "Gaon, Garib and Kisan" are the focus of the government...
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Economic Survey tabled in Parliament

The GDP is projected to grow 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister...
Nirmala Sitharaman taking charge as finance minister. The government’s Economic Advisory Council has rebutted Arvind Subramanian’s claims on India’s GDP figures/Photo: PIB

The GDP Storm

Above: Nirmala Sitharaman taking charge as finance minister. The government’s Economic Advisory Council has rebutted Arvind Subramanian’s claims on India’s GDP figures/Photo: PIB The government...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
Rahul Gandhi

NCW Notice To Rahul Gandhi for “Misogynistic” and “Unethical” Remarks Against Defence Minister

The National Commission for Women has issued a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his “misogynistic and unethical” remarks against Defence Minister Nirmala...

MEDIA WATCH

Prime Time ANI Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent interview with ANI editor Smita Prakash drew immediate flak from opposition parties, particularly the Congress. Spokesman Randeep...
#MeToo fallout: 4-member GoM to examine framework to tackle sexual harassment

#MeToo fallout: 4-member GoM to examine framework to tackle sexual harassment

Group of Ministers headed by Rajnath Singh to recommend effective roadmap to address issues related to sexual harassment at workplace In what is a direct...
The Cabinet Expansion

The Cabinet Expansion

Last week, it was revealed that the British government had decided to appoint a Minister for Prevention of Suicides. It was a first anywhere...
Trump and Modi

Delhi Durbar

Trump and Modi What do world leaders talk about when they meet one on one, apart from pressing bilateral issues? Offer advice on related issues....
Delhi Durbar

Delhi Durbar

Government Housing Party Some official venues in the capital are reserved strictly for high-profile government functions. These include Vigyan Bhawan and Ambedkar Bhawan, two of...
Police arrest Congress activists demanding opening of roads passing through the cantonment area in Secunderabad/Photo: UNI

Cantonments: The Row over Roads

Above: Police arrest Congress activists demanding opening of roads passing through the cantonment area in Secunderabad/Photo: UNI The recent decision by the defence minister to...
Legal notice slapped on Akshay, Twinkle to immediately stop auctioning of Akshay’s Rustom naval officer uniform

Legal notice slapped on Akshay, Twinkle to immediately stop auctioning of Akshay’s Rustom naval...

A legal notice has been slapped on actor Akshay Kumar, wife of Akshay Kumar Twinkle Khanna and www.saltscout.com to immediately stop the auction of...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Deal with the Dragon For the Indian government to take the unprecedented step of putting pressure on the Dalai Lama to cancel multiple events connected...

China building helipads, trenches in Doklam, concedes Defence Minister Sitharaman

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told Parliament that China was building infrastructure, including sentry posts, trenches and helipads in Doklam, the tri-junction with...
Defence Forces: A Low Priority?

Defence Forces: A Low Priority?

Above: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Army chief General Bipin Rawat (third from right) and other officers and jawans in Srinagar/Photo: UNI The distrust between...
Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

Rafale deal: Sitharaman says govt can’t reveal details due to Secrecy Agreement

The Centre cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Union Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala...
Agni V missile (file picture)/Photo: DRDO

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni V missile

Above: Agni V missile (file picture)/Photo: DRDO India on Thursday (January 18) morning successfully test-fired the Agni V long-range ICBM, launched from the Abdul Kalam...
What Women Want

What Women Want

Despite the strides made by the fairer sex, stereotyped views of their role in the family and outside have slowed their progress   ~By Amita Singh   Of...
Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan softens stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav; allows his wife to meet him

Above: Kulbhushan Jadhav The Pakistan has softened its stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav. It has allowed Jadhav’s wife to meet him. However, media reports quoted Indian...
Cong digs up Rs 16 cr bills for Modi’s ‘sponsored’ trips as Gujarat CM

Cong digs up Rs 16 cr bills for Modi’s ‘sponsored’ trips as Gujarat CM

It has become a mud-clinging match between the BJP and Congress. In an effort to outdo the other, each has been digging up dirt,...
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Nathu La. Photo: Raksha Mantri/Twitter

Insecure Chinese media tries again to defend the indefensible

Above: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Nathu La. Photo: Raksha Mantri/Twitter Chinese media are at it again. India’s defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman had just...
Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com

Indian Navy sailor who changed sex is sacked, says will move Supreme Court

Above: Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com Manish Giri became Sabi using own money, but...
With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Survey on Business Reforms: All Hype, Few Reforms?

Above: With firms trying to cut corners, most factory workers endure inhospitable conditions. Photo: Bhavana Gaur Despite the central and state governments’ efforts at simplifying...

Nirmala Sitharaman is India’s new defence minister, Piyush gets Railways

Suresh Prabhu moved to commerce ministry while Uma Bharati stripped off water resources portfolio, Bandaru Dattatreya dropped As Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-allocated portfolios to...
Nine-New

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi inducts 9 junior ministers, promotes 4 to cabinet rank

Of the nine new junior ministers inducted in the council of ministers, 4 are former bureaucrats. Caste equations, politics and regional representation also addressed...

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