16 May 2020
Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's
India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.
15 May 2020
Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states
On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.
29 Mar 2020
German minister commits suicide; was worried about #Coronavirus crisis: Reports
Thomas Schaefer, the Finance Minister of the German state of Hesse, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead on Saturday.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus crisis: Government waives ATM withdrawal, bank balance non-maintenance charges
In the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases across the country, the government has waived charges on withdrawals from other bank ATMs and the penalty on failing to maintain minimum bank balance for a period of three months.
06 Mar 2020
Amid Yes Bank crisis, Sitharaman assures depositors' money safe
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday gave assurance to the depositors of cash-starved Yes Bank.
07 Feb 2020
Alcohol to become expensive in Goa: Here's why
Goa's celebrated tag of providing cheap liquor may be snatched away soon, as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant hiked rates in the maiden budget that he presented on Thursday.
01 Feb 2020
Union Budget 2020: Marriageable age for women to be revisited
In what shows the government's intent towards improving the lives of women, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government wants to revise the marriageable age of women, which is set at 18 currently.
17 Jan 2020
Piyush Goyal snubs Bezos's $1bn investment announcement, Chidambaram slams him
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos came to India bearing gifts. The world's richest man promised to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses, but this offer was welcomed rudely.
05 Jan 2020
Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.
28 Dec 2019
Jaitley: Remembering the man (behind the politician) on his birth-anniversary
Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley would have turned 67 today.
05 Dec 2019
What Nirmala Sitharaman said after 'Don't eat much onions' remark
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said in the Parliament that she doesn't eat a lot of onions or garlic and neither does her family.
27 Nov 2019
Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi
Ahead of his hearing in the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, Congress leader P Chidambaram was visited by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at the Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday morning.
30 Oct 2019
Delhi court sends Chidambaram to judicial custody till Nov 13
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has been sent to Tihar jail till November 13 by Delhi court in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
30 Oct 2019
Chidambaram is suffering from Crohn's disease, needs immediate treatment: Sources
A day after he was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram is said to be suffering from Crohn's disease, sources told PTI.
24 Oct 2019
Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?
With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.
14 Oct 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman's husband criticizes Modi government over economic slowdown
On Monday, noted political economist and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's husband Parakala Prabhakar said that the government is in denial about the economic slowdown in India.
13 Oct 2019
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws 'no economic slowdown' comment
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.
24 Sep 2019
Your Provident Fund rate raised to 8.65% for 2018-19
On Tuesday, the Labor Ministry notified 8.65% interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) for the 2018-19 financial year.
21 Sep 2019
GST Council meeting: Push for hospitality; no relief for auto-sector
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media, following the 37th GST Council meeting in Goa yesterday.
20 Sep 2019
India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic
The effect of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's massive announcement was seen instantly as markets rejoiced on Friday.
20 Sep 2019
Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies
In a move which is expected to boost growth and provide some respite to the sluggish economy, the government has decided to slash income tax for corporates.
17 Sep 2019
Your Provident Fund interest rate increased to 8.65% for 2018-19
On Tuesday, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar announced that over 6 crore subscribers of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) would receive 8.65% interest on deposits for the financial year 2018-19.
12 Sep 2019
Piyush Goyal says Einstein "discovered" gravity. Internet can't stop laughing!
Albert Einstein, the greatest physicist of all time, once said, "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
06 Sep 2019
INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail
The worst fears of former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, came true on Thursday after a special court ordered that he should be sent to judicial custody at Tihar jail.
05 Sep 2019
Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas
P Chidambaram, the former Finance Minister, who has been in CBI custody has an important day today, as courts will pronounce verdict on a bunch of his pleas.
01 Sep 2019
Ahead of bank merger, PNB reduces FD interest rates again
Ahead of its merger with Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India, the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) has revised its fixed deposit (FD) interest rates yet again.
29 Aug 2019
INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'
Indrani Mukerjea, who co-founded INX Media along with her husband Peter, is "glad" former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been arrested.
29 Aug 2019
Earning Rs. 5L-10L? You might soon get income tax relief
The government should bring down income tax for those earning between Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 10 lakh per year to 10%, a top panel has suggested.
26 Aug 2019
Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today
On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.
25 Aug 2019
#RIPArunJaitley: Remembering the man beyond his politics
Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday.
24 Aug 2019
#RIPArunJaitley: BJP veteran's last rites at Nigambodh Ghat on Sunday
Former Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, who passed away on Saturday, will be cremated on Sunday afternoon at the Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi.
24 Aug 2019
Modi, Amit Shah, and other politicians condole Arun Jaitley's death
Two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital following complaints of breathlessness, former Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66.
24 Aug 2019
BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passes away at 66
In a distressing piece of news, former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away today. He was 66.
23 Aug 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media: Here are key takeaways
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today addressed the media in the capital, over growing concerns of economic slowdown.
22 Aug 2019
Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he had inaugurated
P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister and one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was arrested by CBI on Wednesday in full media glare.
22 Aug 2019
Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress
The dramatic arrest of P Chidambaram from his residence on Wednesday night forced Congress to reach out to the other Opposition parties.
16 Aug 2019
Arun Jaitley critical, President Kovind to visit AIIMS: Report
Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) days ago, is in critical condition, reports Zee News.
15 Aug 2019
BJP minister pays 'homage' to Jaitley, observes 'two-minutes silence'. What?
In a shocking incident, a minister of Gujarat state government paid homage to BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a function on August 10, reports TOI.
14 Aug 2019
Rahul drops conditions, asks governor when he can visit J&K
The war of words between Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik took a new turn on Wednesday after the former Congress President asked if he can pay a visit to the state without any conditions.
09 Aug 2019
Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?
Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.