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124th birth anniversary of Morarji Desai observed on February 29, 2020

Former Indian Prime Minister Morarji Desai, who was also the Finance Minister of India, has presented 10 Union budgets, which is the highest as of 2020. P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee have presented 9 and 8 budgets respectively. Recently, the 124th birth anniversary of Morarji Desai was observed on February 29, 2020. Several national leaders ..

Nirmala Sitharaman 34th in Forbes 2019 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..

Finance Minister presents First Supplementary Demand of Grants

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, 28 November 2019 sought Parliament’s approval for capital infusion as a part of the first supplementary demand of grants for Rs 21,246.16 crore which will include: 1)About Rs, 8,820 crores will be spent for the newly-formed Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and ..

Short Note : Economic Survey of India

The Economic Survey of India will be tabled in the Parliament today by the Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, Krishnamurthy Subramanian. Dr. Subramanian is a former associate professor at the Indian School of Business and one of his doctoral thesis advisors was Raghuram Rajan, the former Governor of Reserve Bank of India. ..

G20 express concern over risks from intensified trade conflict

The G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors has expressed concerns that trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified raising risks for improving global growth. The meet stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict. The meeting agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech ..