• Election Commission sends complaint against alleged false affidavits filed by Dhanera MLA Nathabhai Hegolabhai Patel to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for probe in response to check alleged discrepancies in his election affidavit
  • Gujarat completes 129.27 per cent rain of normal average monsoon season
  • Inspector Pritesh J Patel's body hit by a bullet from his service revolver found from his car in Sachivalay campus in capital Gandhinagar in suspected case of suicide this morning. Inspector PJ Patel had not returned home last night. He was on duty of Sachivalay complex
  • 20 bills to be moved in Gujarat Assembly Monsoon session starting from September 21. Discussion on coronavirus pandemic situation in the state on the first day's second session for 2.5 hours
  • Unjha APMC Vice Chairman Shivam Rawal dies of Coronavirus infection He was admitted to Ahmedabad based private run Sterling hospital for last over one and half month
  • 1432 new cases of Covid-19 detected in 24 hours ending at 5 pm today in Gujarat as per the latest daily bulletin by the State health department
  • Jamnagar district SP Shweta Shrimali transferred to SRP Group 17 as Commandant; Deepan Bhadran, DCP of Ahmedabad Crime Branch replaces her as SP Jamnagar
  • Polling for election of Banas Dairy's Board of Directors to be held on 19 October
  • De-commissioned INS Viraat, a Centaur Class Aircraft Carrier, which was in service for 30 years, moves out of the Naval Dockyard for a ship-breaking yard at Alang in Gujarat .

Articles tagged under: Nirmala Sitaraman

Sitharaman asks police for timely action in Surat lady banker attack case

June 24, 2020
Sitharaman asks police for timely action in Surat lady banker attack case

New Delhi:A couple of days after a woman bank employee was attacked in Surat city of Gujarat, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that she has spoken to officials concerned in the incident and asked for timely action in the case. 'Will be closely following this matter. Wish to assure that the safety of all members of staff in banks is of importance for us. Amid challenges, banks are extending all services to our people. Nothing should threaten their safety and dignity,' Ms S...Read More

FM announces measures to strengthen infra, logistics; agri-marketing administrative reforms

May 15, 2020

New Delhi: Aiming to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Vocal for Local with Global outreach', Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced measures to strengthen the infrastructure, logistics and storage and three governance and administrative agri-marketing reforms. Addressing a press conference here along with Minister of State Anurag Thakur, Ms Sitharaman said a scheme will be launched to help two lakh Micro Food Enterprises for improved health and safety...Read More

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