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Nirmala Sitharaman promises action after female bank worker assaulted by Surat constable

The video of a Canara Bank female employee being assaulted by a police constable in Surat went viral Tuesday. The accused was suspended after Sitharaman took up the matter.
LIC building in New Delhi | Commons

Modi govt begins LIC IPO process, but valuation will pose a major challenge

The listing of India’s largest life insurer has to be preceded by many steps, including amendments to the LIC Act and determining its valuation.
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Guha-Sitharaman-Rupani cultural war, KRK-Shoojit Sircar Gulabo exchange & gentleman Sammy

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
British Communist and writer Philip Spratt died in 1971 in what was then Madras | Image: Wikipedia | ThePrint Team

Philip Spratt, the late British Communist at the centre of Ram Guha’s tweet controversy

Ramachandra Guha had tweeted a 1939 quote by Spratt that drew criticism from Finance Minister Sitharaman, Gujarat CM Rupani and Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Nirmala Sitharaman chairs first FSDC meeting since Covid-19 outbreak, reviews economy

The 22nd meeting of the FSDC held via video conferencing assumes a greater significance as the economy is expected to contract by 5 per cent according to some estimates.
(From left to right): Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. | Photo: ThePrint Team

BJP questions, BJP answers — party’s new social media experiment as Modi govt completes a year

BJP has launched what it calls a new experiment, as its spokespersons interview Union ministers. Four such interviews have been done so far.
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Jaimini Bhagwati says world should demand transparency from China, NN Vohra on US-WHO tussle

Today's political, economic & strategic punditry from Krishna Kumar, Arghya Sengupta, Duvvuri Subbarao & more.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Nirmala Sitharaman’s anger isn’t helping Modi govt’s image in lockdown

If Nirmala Sitharaman’s anger is the only thing India is taking away from her press briefings, she should take a few lessons from Arun Jaitley and Sonia Gandhi.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing details of the Modi govt's Rs 20 lakh crore economic package Wednesday | Photo: ANI

Future actions to stimulate economy will depend on how Covid-19 crisis pans out: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statements came a day after the RBI projected economic contraction in 2020-2021.
File photo of migrants at Bandra terminus in Mumbai | PTI

Why Modi govt dropped the idea of transferring cash to migrant workers during lockdown

Modi govt has been criticised for announcing interventions in economic package that are of a long-term nature. Opposition, activists say migrants who lost livelihood need cash in hand.

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Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.