Articles tagged under: Nirmala Sitaraman

Air India, BPC to be sold by March 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

November 18, 2019
Air India, BPC to be sold by March 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation will be sold by March, 2020, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday in an interview with the Times of India. “We are moving on both with the expectation that we can complete them this year. The ground realities will play out,” she told TOI in an exclusive interview. Sitharaman said there is a “lot of interest” among investors as evident in international road shows ahead of the sale of Air India. A year ago, the loss-...Read More

Corporate tax slashed to 22% for domestic, 15% for new domestic manufacturing companies

September 20, 2019
Corporate tax slashed to 22% for domestic, 15% for new domestic manufacturing companies

New Delhi: The Government has brought in the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 to make certain amendments in the Income-tax Act 1961 and the Finance (No. 2) Act 2019. This was stated by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt Nirmala Sitaraman during the Press Conference in Goa today. The Finance Minister elaborated the salient features of these amendments , which are as under:- In order to promote growth and investment, a new provision has been inserted in the Inco...Read More

Sitharaman announces measures to boost housing, export sector, says inflation under control

September 14, 2019

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a host of measures to boost the housing and export sector in the country while asserting that inflation is under control and there is a clear indication of improvement in industrial production. Addressing a press conference here, the Finance Minister said inflation has been kept under 4 per cent. She said revival signs are being seen in industrial production and fixed investment. The Finance Minister said measures we...Read More

Live: Nirmala Sitharaman’s speech at Prabuddh Nagarik Sammelan at Science City road, Gujarat

April 06, 2019

Ahmedabad: Live streaming of Defense minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman's speech at Prabuddh Nagarika Sammelan in Gujarat.Read More

Defence Minister rejects US magazine’s report on F-16 aircraft, advises writers to study factual and technical evidences

April 06, 2019
Defence Minister rejects US magazine’s report on F-16 aircraft, advises writers to study factual and technical evidences

Vadodara: Amid the uproar over a report in Foreign Policy magazine in the US that claimed that all the F-16 fighter planes given by America to Pakistan have been found to be 'intact and accounted for' during a recent physical count, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today rejected it and said that the writers of the article should do proper study of the 'technical and factual' evidences provided by the Indian Air Force to concretely prove the use of these aircraft by Pakistan to target the In...Read More

Only nation’s good drives the decisions of PM Modi; urgently required Defense purchases stalled in ten years of UPA govt resumed in present govt without middle men: Raksha Mantri in Gujarat

February 23, 2019
Only nation’s good drives the decisions of PM Modi; urgently required Defense purchases stalled in ten years of UPA govt resumed in present govt without middle men: Raksha Mantri in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Only nation's good drives the decisions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said defense minister Nirmala Sitaraman speaking at Dinesh hall here in RSS affiliated 'Bharatiya Vichar Manch' function. Sitharaman said, "in 2014 when we formed the government in Centre, there was huge discussion that armed forces had tanks but not bombs, they had rifles but not bullets and huge ships but not torpedoes. In order to operate, you need this, such was the situation the previous government had...Read More

Sitharaman makes suo motu statements to set “all doubts to rest” on HAL issue:

January 07, 2019
Sitharaman makes suo motu statements to set “all doubts to rest” on HAL issue:

New Delhi:Seeking to set "all doubts to rest" on contracts won by state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told Lok Sabha that between 2014 and 2018, contracts amounting to Rs 26,570.80 crore have been signed. "I would like to set all doubts to rest by adding that I have received confirmation from HAL that between 2014 and 2018, contracts amounting to Rs 26,570.80 crore have already been signed and orders approximately Rs 73,000 crores a...Read More

Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman bulldozes Rahul Gandhi ‘s “Rafale lies” on his face in Lok Sabha; PM tweets, it’s a must watch speech

January 04, 2019

New Delhi: Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today in her detail reply in Lok Sabha completely exposed an teared apart the "lies" being spread by Rahul Gandhi led Congress party one-by-one in presence of Rahul. Sitaraman's speech was so detailed and conclusive that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself tweeted that it was a must watch speech. Defence Minister @nsitharaman's speech in the Parliament demolishes the campaign of calumny on Rafale. Must watch!https://t.co/xDoz68QfRUhttps...Read More

Rafale issue was not tarnishing image of Modi government but sabotaging the operational needs of IAF: Defence Minister Sitharaman in Gujarat

October 01, 2018
Rafale issue was not tarnishing image of Modi government but sabotaging the operational needs of IAF: Defence Minister Sitharaman in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that the Rafale deal issue being raised by Congress party was not tarnishing the image of the Narendra Modi government but was in fact sabotaging the operational needs of the Indian Air Force. She also said that the number of aircraft under the deal has in reality been increased by the Modi government. The Defence Minister said that the question as to why the government run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) could n...Read More

Rahul only expert in posing questions never bothers to reply one: Sitharaman in Gujarat

November 24, 2017

Ahmedabad: Defence Minister and fire-brand BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman today took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi saying that he was seemingly only an 'expert' in asking questions and never bothers to reply a query. Addressing a press conference here Sitaraman said,''Rahul ji asks questions after questions in Gujarat but he never reply to a query posed to him. In democracy the opposition along with the party in power were equally duty bound to reply a questi...Read More

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