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‘I am a vegetarian, never tasted it,’ says Ashwini Choubey on onion price hike

Choubey said, 'I am a vegetarian. I have never tasted an onion. So, how will a person like me know about situation of onions.'

06 Dec 2019 11:14 AM

‘Stop eating onions, garlic and meat, everything will be saved’: Azam Khan’s dig at Sitharaman

'Stop eating onions, what is the compulsion to eat it? Our Jain brothers do not eat them,' Khan said.

06 Dec 2019 10:59 AM

‘Nobody is asking whether you eat onions’: Rahul to Sitharaman

Sitharaman had told the Parliament: 'I belong to a family which does not eat onion and garlic.'

06 Dec 2019 8:43 AM

Does she eat avocado? Chidambaram targets Sitharaman over rising onion prices

'I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat?' Chidambaram said.

05 Dec 2019 1:30 PM

'I don't eat a lot of onion': Sitharaman in Lok Sabha amid debate over price rise

After making a brief admission about not consuming much of onion, Sitharaman elaborated on govt's policy for the benefit of onion farmers.

05 Dec 2019 9:04 AM


Govt to launch first debt exchange-traded fund

The ETF, called Bharat Bond ETF, will have a fixed maturity of three and ten years .

04 Dec 2019 7:31 PM

Government open to further reforms: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt is committed for further reforms in sectors such as banking, mining, insurance among others said FM Sitharaman.

03 Dec 2019 12:35 PM

PSBs told to outline insurance JVs’ future

UBI has to cut stake in one of the 2 JVs—Star Union Daiichi and IndiaFirst.

03 Dec 2019 1:41 AM

Gross direct tax collection rises by 5 per cent till Nov: Sitharaman

The main objective of the reduction in corporate tax was aimed at attracting fresh investment in the manufacturing sector.

02 Dec 2019 7:21 PM

Spreading one's own impression can hurt national interest: FM on Bajaj's comment

Her remarks drew varied responses with the opposition Congress seizing on it to criticise the government.

02 Dec 2019 6:43 PM


Centre to invest Rs 100 lakh crore in new infra projects to boost economy

PM Narendra Modi has taken various measures since 2014 to boost economic growth, including cutting the corporate tax.

01 Dec 2019 3:32 PM

Growth slow, but no recession yet, says Nirmala Sitharaman

BJP’s Sudhanshu Trivedi said the fears expressed by the Opposition were driven more by anti-Modi sentiments than facts.

28 Nov 2019 2:13 AM

Government to sell stake in five top PSUs

The decision taken on Wednesday could be seen as a precursor to more such moves in future.

21 Nov 2019 1:32 AM

Cabinet approves strategic sale of govt stake in BPCL, 4 others

The government currently holds 54.80 per cent in Concor.

21 Nov 2019 12:01 AM

India's state-run banks report fraud of more than USD 13 bn in 6 months

Bankers have blamed lax regulations and said some bank officials were working in league with fraudsters.

20 Nov 2019 9:20 AM


Call to exempt banks from deposit cover

The claims settled so far since 1962 is only Rs 5,120 crore and that too for the co-operative banks” added Venkatachalam.

19 Nov 2019 3:48 AM

India is still fastest-growing economy among G-20 nations: Nirmala Sitharaman

She said the average growth rate was 7.5 per cent in 2014-19, which is the highest amongst G-20 countries.

18 Nov 2019 8:33 PM

Govt to sell Air India, BPCL by March 2020: Sitharaman

In 2018, government put up 76 per cent stake of Air India for sale, which saw a lukewarm response by investors.

18 Nov 2019 12:40 PM

Govt intends to address concerns of telecom sector, says Sitharaman

The SC last month ruled in favour of the govt and directed telecom companies to pay as much as Rs 1.42 lakh crore.

16 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

Govt mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits to above Rs 1 lakh: FM

At present, bank depositors get an insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh on their amount by the Deposit Insurance and credit Guarantee Corporation.

15 Nov 2019 7:19 PM