Tag: Nirmala Sitharaman

7th edition of OTV’s Annual Convention ‘Foresight’ today

Bhubaneswar: The seventh edition of Odisha Television Limited’s annual convention, ‘Foresight’ will be held in Bhubaneswar today. The first session will be graced by Union Commerce and Industry minister, Nirmala Sitharaman and chairman of Medanta Hospital, Naresh Trehan. Celebrated author Chetan Bhagat will also grace the convention and share his thoughts on ‘Mainstream Media’s Disconnect […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Govt Seeks Par Nod For Rs 23,675 Cr Extra Spending For Health Ministry
Govt Seeks Par Nod For Rs 23,675 Cr Extra Spending For Health Ministry

To meet the various COVID-related and other health preparedness, Rs 16,463 crore extra spending has been earmarked for the department of health and family welfare. An extra Rs 526 crore has been given to the department of health research for emergency epidemic preparedness and response.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan
Pradhan seeks industrial corridor in Odisha

BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged the Centre to take up an industrial corridor project in Odisha

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
India Takes Fiscal Steps For Better Environmental Results: FM Sitharaman At G20 Meet
India Takes Fiscal Steps For Better Environmental Results: FM Sitharaman At G20 Meet

The country's foreign exchange reserves swelled by USD 1.013 billion to touch a lifetime high of USD 610.012 billion in the week ended July 2.

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Is Sitharaman giving Pakistan clean chit on Uri, Pathankot attacks, asks Chidambaram

New Delhi: Attacking Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for claiming that no major terror attack took place since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday questioned her if she was giving a clean chit to Pakistan in the 2016 Pathankot and Uri attacks. In a series […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
PM Modi hails Sitharaman, Jaitley for response on Oppn's lies on Rafale deal

Amaravati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had given a “detailed response” to the “lies” on the Rafale deal in Parliament and had placed facts before the people. Modi was speaking to BJP workers from Anantapuramu, Kadapa, Kurnool, Narsaraopet and Tirupati Lok Sabha constituencies via video-conference. […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
US, Indian defence ministers reaffirm strong security ties

Washington: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis met with Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman here at Pentagon on Monday, highlighting security cooperation between Washington and New Delhi. The US and India have made meaningful progress advancing bilateral defence cooperation over the past year, Mattis said in a statement issued by Pentagon, reports Xinhua news […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will arrive here on Tuesday to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Dibang Valley district, a defence official said here. The Defence Ministry confirmed her visit in a tweet on Monday night: “Continuing the tradition of celebrating Diwali with the families of our soldiers, Smt @nsitharaman will celebrate […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India-Japan summit
India, Japan to start 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

Tokyo: India and Japan will start a 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue involving their respective foreign and defence ministers to work for peace and stability in the world, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. “Without the cooperation between India and Japan, the 21st century cannot be an Asian century,” Modi said in a joint address […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Sitharaman

Paris: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that India presented a major opportunity for the French defence manufacturing industry even as she pitched for greater defence cooperation between India and France for securing both nations interests. “Indian government’s ‘Make-in-India’ initiative opens doors to not only a huge market but is also an attractive investment […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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S-400 missile deal: India reasserts independent foreign policy

New Delhi: By concluding the S-400 Triumf long-range surface-to-air missile system deal with Russia in the face of Washington’s sanctions on Moscow, India reasserted its independence on foreign policy in adherence with New Delhi stated stand that its ties with one country are free of that with a third country. After the signing of the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Nirmala defends surgical strike celebrations

Bengaluru: Denying that the government was politicising the Army’s surgical strike inside Pakistan two years ago, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said it was being celebrated as a festival to show that India won’t take any attack on its troops lying down. “The ‘Parakram Parv’ is being celebrated in over 50 cities across the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Congress restless over Rafale deal since it couldn't make money: Nirmala

Chennai: Attacking the Congress for its offensive against the Modi government on the Rafale deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the party was “restless” because it could not make money. She accused the previous Congress government of negotiating with “brokers” and not buying important equipment required for the defence forces. “… and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Rahul terms Sitharaman 'Rafale Minister', demands resignation

New Delhi: Terming Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the “Rafale Minister”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded her resignation after former HAL chief T. Suvarna Raju refuted her claims that the state-owned aerospace and defence company did not have the capability to build the fighter jets. “The RM (Rafale Minister) tasked with defending corruption has […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief was demoralising: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the neighbouring country was “demoralising”. “Navjot Sidhu has a lot of admirers and followers. He has been a very popular cricketer… He has his fan following. Somebody […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021