Sitharaman said, in her meeting with big businesses two days ago, she appealed to them to ensure that the dues of smaller businesses – who are the backbone of the economy – are cleared in time.
Drawing parallel between India Inc and mythological character ‘Hanuman’, Sitharaman said the government is willing to engage with the industry and take policy action.
The remarks of the Minister came after Telangana Minister Harish Rao claimed that the centre hardly provides 50 to 55 pc of the funds, and the remaining 45 pc is borne by the state only.
New Delhi, After a day of heated debate on the controversial Rafale deal Parliament, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday again picked up the gauntlet and said that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for two hours and still did not answer the two questions posed by him on the Rafale[Read More…]
Sitharaman to visit US next month, her long wish list includes drones, helicopters, missiles’ purchase
India has already issued Letter of Request (LoR) to the US for the purchase of 24 MH-60 R Seahawk multirole helicopters for the Navy.
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[Read More…]
New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday dubbed Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s speech at Congress’ plenary session the “rhetoric of a loser”. She also questioned Rahul Gandhi’s Pandava-Kaurava analogy, and accused the Congress of mocking Hindu rituals. “Rahul Gandhi’s speech sounds like rhetoric of loser devoid of substance. But although[Read More…]
New Delhi: China has built helipads, trenches and other infrastructure in Doklam to maintain its troops during winters, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday. Asked if it is a fact that China has constructed seven helipads in Doklam and tanks and missiles have been stationed there, Sitharaman, in a written[Read More…]