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    Nirmala Sitharaman

    Nirmala Sitharaman

    Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party, serving as the Minister of Defence of India since 2017 and has served as Member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2016.

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    2838 Pakists, 914 Afghans, 172 Bangladeshis given Indian citizenship in last 6 years, says Nirmala Sitharaman
    Politics

    2838 Pakists, 914 Afghans, 172 Bangladeshis given Indian citizenship in last 6 years, says Nirmala Sitharaman

    Amid ongoing nationwide protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that as many as 2838 people from Pakistan were given citizenship during the last six years.

    Parliament's Budget session to begin from Jan 31
    National

    Parliament's Budget session to begin from Jan 31

    The Budget session of Parliament, the third of seventeenth Lok Sabha, will commence on January 31 and subject to the exigencies of government business, it is likely to conclude on April 3 with a 19-day recess in between, an official communique said on Wednesday.

    Budget 2020: Govt may offer flat tax rate sans exemption to individual taxpayers as well
    Business

    Budget 2020: Govt may offer flat tax rate sans exemption to individual taxpayers as well

    The government is considering a proposal to extend further incentives to salaried taxpayers in the upcoming Budget. The Finance Ministry may allow individual taxpayers to pay a lower flat rate of tax if they forego all exemptions.

    Budget may offer flat tax rate sans exemptions to individuals also
    Business

    Budget may offer flat tax rate sans exemptions to individuals also

    The government is considering a proposal to extend further incentives to salaried taxpayers in the upcoming budget. The Finance Ministry may allow individual taxpayers to pay a lower flat rate of tax if they forego all exemptions.

    Bengaluru bank vows to return every penny, depositors panic
    Business

    Bengaluru bank vows to return every penny, depositors panic

    Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank Chairman K. Ramakrishna has blamed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the imbroglio and said he could return the depositors' money the next day the regulator withdrew the business restrictive order.

    Worried over RBI order on Raghavendra Co-op bank, depositors queue up outside its branches
    National

    Worried over RBI order on Raghavendra Co-op bank, depositors queue up outside its branches

    After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has restricted the Sri Guru Raghavendra Co-operative Bank from doing business with immediate effect and capped withdrawal limit at Rs 35,000, the depositors on Tuesday queued up outside branches of the bank in Bengaluru.

    Bengaluru bank blames 62 dud loans for crisis (2nd Lead)
    National

    Bengaluru bank blames 62 dud loans for crisis (2nd Lead)

    Assuring depositors that their money was "100 per cent safe" with the bank, Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank Chairman K. Ramakrishna, here on Monday, said 62 loans had locked up Rs 300 crore of deposit.

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman's reply to a twitter user who called her 'sweetie' is winning the internet
    National

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman's reply to a twitter user who called her 'sweetie' is winning the internet

    On 12th January, the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is celebrated all over India and in different countries ...

    Govt to make single regulator for pension products to tap long term funds
    Business

    Govt to make single regulator for pension products to tap long term funds

    A unified pension products regulator is on the anvil consolidating supervisory powers from SEBI, IRDAI where all superannuation products, schemes and corpus of private insurers will be under the single authority in a bid to make long term funds available to the government for infrastructure and growth schemes, said sources.

    BJP minority morcha urges Sitharaman to extend mid-day meal scheme, vocational training to madrasas
    Politics

    BJP minority morcha urges Sitharaman to extend mid-day meal scheme, vocational training to madrasas

    The minority morcha of BJP has given proposals to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for extending mid-day meal and vocational training scheme to registered madrasas.

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