Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicFinance Minister

Topic: Finance Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman meets Editors Guild to discuss media restrictions in finance ministry

Days after the Budget, the finance ministry barred entry of all journalists into its offices if they don't have an appointment.

How’s the josh? For defence sector, the real question is where’s the money: Shashi Tharoor

For a Budget that began with thanking the people for validating BJP’s message on national security, defence allocation offers little cheer.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s aunt stitched the budget bahi-khata, took it to Mumbai temples

The red cloth in which the budget documents were wrapped in was first taken to Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak and Mahalakshmi temples to seek blessings.

Nirmala Sitharaman symbolises rise of women in economic leadership roles across the world

ThePrint looks at the role of Indian women in economics and the trend of more and more women taking on economic leadership roles in the world.

In photos, powerful finance ministers from the past & their key Budgets

Indira Gandhi, V.P. Singh, Manmohan Singh, Yashwant Sinha, Arun Jaitley and others with their Budgets.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is new to the job – but faces age-old problems

In her first budget Friday, Sitharaman will be under pressure to spend more to reinvigorate the economy & find resources for Modi’s welfare programmes.

PM Modi cannot continue to neglect macro-economic issues

Sub-6% growth is a cold shower for India, and new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman needs to quickly put together an agenda for immediate action.

GDP growth at 5.8% sends loud and clear message to Modi govt — act now

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Nirmala Sitharaman is India’s first woman FinMin but has little time to rest on that laurel

Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge at a crucial juncture and faces several challenges, including economic slowdown, rise in fiscal deficit and rising unemployment.

On Camera


PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.