Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicFinance Minister

Topic: Finance Minister

Don’t hate millennials for not buying cars. They will be driving India’s economy soon

If India is to become a $5-trillion economy, then millennials need to be taken on board, or on that Uber pool. Because it’s the economy, stupid.

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.

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.