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Nirmala Sitharaman

Sanjaya Baru | Sitharaman’s one bright idea from her JNU days

Analysis of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's impactful policies challenging economic norms, reshaping growth strategies

22 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Lower GST, higher compliance

A feather in the cap was the GST Council offering startups and private players the same leeway offered to government bodies like the Isro.

13 Jul 2023 12:13 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Slow economic growth a major challenge for govt

The MPC statement shows that inflation remains an issue of concern, something that the FM refused to take into account in her Budget

22 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Time to bring petroleum products under GST ambit

The GST must expand its horizon and include petroleum products, but the issue has several contentious sides

21 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Some states deserve special status

Just as in case of individuals, in the context of states, or regions, too, “equality” between unequals is not fair

20 Feb 2023 12:31 AM


AA Edit | RBI focus still on inflation

The central bank observed that inflation — excluding vegetables — has been rising well above the upper tolerance band

09 Feb 2023 12:15 AM

AA Edit | High 5 in the Union Budget: Some clever innovations

Here are the five unique facets in the Budget that need a second reiteration

03 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Dreams left undisturbed in Budget amid economic lull

The 2023-24 Union Budget of Ms Sitharaman can at best be described as a Budget of idle curiosities, lacking any sense of urgency

03 Feb 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Sound Budget for stability, opportunity lost on reform

Green is the colour of the Budget, with a big thrust to green housing, green vehicles, green industries

02 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Will poll-eve Budget put a cap on inflation?

The private sector would remain cautious to expand their industrial activity and thereby create more jobs

01 Feb 2023 12:05 AM


India's Budget will be 'ray of hope' for the world, says PM Modi

PM Modi said that the BJP-led NDA government has always worked with a singular aim of putting “India First” and “Citizens First”

31 Jan 2023 7:49 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Ensure growth with jobs: Don’t leave poor behind

This “jobless growth” has left millions of Indians in precarious conditions, scrounging for whatever work they can get

27 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Chandrajit Banerjee | India needs ‘growth’ Budget as global risks get amplified

It goes without saying that the Indian economy will not remain immune to the global reverberations

17 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Rupee dances to dollar tunes

Rupee has performed better than the currencies of other emerging economies as RBI spent nearly $100 bn to prevent the rupee from sliding

18 Oct 2022 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Amid global headwinds, govt must rally all forces

This is the ninth consecutive time that the retail inflation has come above RBI's tolerance level of six per cent.

14 Oct 2022 12:05 AM


Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Why Sitharaman’s appeal to India Inc seems misplaced

FM Nirmala Sitharaman made it evident that the government’s policies have been private sector-friendly through measures like the PLIs

17 Sep 2022 12:16 AM

AA Edit | FM’s India Inc investment call raises hard questions

It paints a grim picture of the Indian economy under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government

15 Sep 2022 12:13 AM

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

The Union Budget 2022-23 had proposed taxing crypto assets at the rate of 30 per cent, effective from April 1

26 Mar 2022 1:11 AM

Amit shah, Rajnath to be BJP observers in UP and Uttarakhand

Amit Shah has been appointed as the BJP’s central observer for the state legislature party meeting likely to be held soon

15 Mar 2022 6:59 AM

ABG fraud detected relatively faster: FM

Nirmala Sitharaman defended the five years taken to file the first fraud complaint in the Rs 22,842 crore loan default by ABG Shipyard

15 Feb 2022 9:31 AM