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Finance Minister's "Ola, Uber" Remark Misinterpreted, Says Nitin Gadkari

Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari said says that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement on the slowdown in the auto sector contributed by Ola and Uber was......

Finance Minister's 'Ola, Uber' Remark Misinterpreted, Says Nitin Gadkari

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Nitin Gadkari Says Hybrids Must Get Same Reduced GST Benefit As EVs Prior to GST, hybrid vehicles were taxed 30.3 percent (12.5 percent excise duty, 12.5 percent value-added tax, 2 percent central sales tax and 1 percent national calamity contingent duty). Under GST,......
2019-09-05, 09:39

2019 Budget Is Foundation Of 'New India', Says Nitin Gadkari Union Budget 2019: Labelling the new budget as the foundation of 'New India', Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said the government kept in mind all issues of development....
2019-07-05, 17:39

Government To Push Scrappage Policy As Soon As Possible: Nitin Gadkari The Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari says that a scrappage policy will be announced soon. Gadkari was speaking at the 59th Annual Society for Indian Automobile......
2019-09-05, 13:39

"Nitin Gadkari As Agriculture Minister": Farmer Who Sent Earnings To PM A farmer from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had caused a flutter last year by sending his paltry earnings from onion sale to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has requested him to make Nitin Gadkari......
2019-05-27, 21:13

"States Will Be Responsible," Says Nitin Gadkari On Diluting Road Fines States will be responsible if they try to dilute traffic violation fines, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today as the ruling BJP was embarrassed by its own government - Gujarat - slashing the......
2019-09-11, 15:26

Government In Talks With States On Auto Sector GST: Nitin Gadkari the country's automobile industry, which has been heavily dented by the consumption slowdown, has been demanding a reduction in GST from 28 to 18 per cent....
2019-09-11, 16:39

Work Or Will Tell People "Dhulai Karo": Nitin Gadkari To Officials Coming down on red-tapism, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday that he warned some officials earlier in the day that if a certain issue was not resolved, he would tell people "dhulai karo"......
2019-08-17, 23:52

Official Suspended Over "Fake" PM Office Letter: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a roads department official has been suspended for posting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on highway projects on social media....
2019-09-09, 23:39

"This Will Pass": Nitin Gadkari Assures Manufacturers Amid Slowdown Amid a widespread slowdown in the economy, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday assured asked industries that things will get better and asked people to not lose heart....
2019-09-14, 23:26

Nitin Gadkari, Pankaja Munde Absent From Maharashtra BJP Executive Meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Women and Children Development minister Pankaja Munde were absent today from the executive meeting of the state unit of the BJP....
2019-07-21, 16:26

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Underpass To Decongest Traffic To Delhi Airport To decongest traffic to IGI Airport, Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday inaugurated a three-lane underpass at Parade Road junction near Manekshaw Centre on NH 8 in New Delhi....
2019-07-12, 23:13

Delhi-Bound Indigo Flight's Take-Off Aborted, Nitin Gadkari Was On Board Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was among the passengers on an IndiGo flight that did not take-off this morning because of a "serious error" detected by the pilot....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
2019-07-06, 00:39

Nitin Gadkari Says Govt Has No Intention Of Banning Petrol Or Diesel Vehicles Gadkari said there is a concern that the government will ban internal combustion engine vehicles, but it is well aware of the contribution that Indias automobile industry is making to the countrys......
2019-09-05, 09:39

Mumbai Civic Body Has 58,000 Crores, But City Gets Flooded: Nitin Gadkari In a swipe at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that the civic body is sitting on a huge cash pile, but the mega city's rain......
2019-08-17, 05:26

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
2019-06-04, 10:39

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in them to help prevent road accidents, Transport......
2019-07-08, 16:00

Nitin Gadkari Defends Steep Road Fines As BJP-Ruled Gujarat Slashes Them Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today appealed to states against softening a new law that imposes steep fines for traffic violations, a day after his own party's government in Gujarat slashed penalties.......
2019-09-11, 15:00

Nitin Gadkari, Rahul Gandhi Pulled Over On Twitter Amid New Traffic Fines Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have found themselves at the receiving end of criticism on social media as motorists across the country grapple with a sharp......
2019-09-04, 15:52

"Important To Save Lives": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV On Traffic Fines-Highlights Defending hike in traffic fines, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that it is important to save lives "There is 2% loss in GDP because of road accidents. Is this not a loss......
2019-09-11, 15:26

Rs 15 Lakh Crore Highways To Make Khadi, Industries Global: Nitin Gadkari A go getter in PM Modi's cabinet, Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari in his second innings has lined up big plans - from infusing Rs 15 lakh crore in highways to propelling GDP growth by globalising......
2019-06-05, 17:52

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
2019-06-08, 18:13

Ivory Coast president appoints new finance and agriculture ministers Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara named a new government on Wednesday in which Adama Coulibaly will assume the role of finance minister, the government said in a statement....
2019-09-04, 21:26

G7 finance ministers look to rein in tech giants at French meeting G7 finance ministers will have the growing powers of big digital firms in their sights when they meet on Wednesday outside Paris despite divisions about how best to tax them....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Nirmala Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Meeting With State Finance Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting with financial sector regulators....
2019-06-21, 14:26

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
2019-06-28, 16:39

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
2019-06-07, 11:26

"Uber, Ola Ruined Everything": Abhishek Singhvi's Dig At Finance Minister Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi this morning questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on how would it fulfill the promise of making India a 5 trillion economy....
2019-09-11, 08:52

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 20:52

White House: Trump's 'second thoughts' on China trade war 'greatly misinterpreted' President Trump told reporters Sunday that he has “second thoughts” about his escalating trade war with China, but quickly insisted that relations with the Asia powerhouse remain positive....
2019-08-25, 21:13

Media ‘greatly misinterpreted’ Trump’s comments, White House press secretary says On Friday, Trump "ordered" U.S. companies to move their businesses out of China, and increased tariffs in response to levies imposed on U.S. products by Beijing....
2019-08-28, 23:39

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo from one place to another....
2019-09-15, 01:52

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup. In an email to all company employees, CEO Dara K...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less than half of their time. Assembly Bill 5 as it's c...
2019-08-29, 22:26

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcases and more. It could help Uber latch on to mille...
2019-07-18, 00:00

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conference this week. WASHINGTON, DC — Uber has...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the underlying stock has been certified as meeting all ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices. In Chicago, Uber Freight is looking to be the nex...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6 million. The value of short positions in Uber has passed the value of those in Lyft for the first t...
2019-05-29, 00:26

Gadkari Says No Need For Odd-Even Scheme In Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in the national capital from November 4 to 15, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said the move was not required....
2019-09-14, 06:52

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every three months is Uber’s current business model, more or less. Read more......
2019-05-31, 01:26

Nitin Sawhney: ‘Paul McCartney makes a great margarita’ The musician and composer on Beatle drinks, his dad’s pancakes and competitive eating with Sanjeev BhaskarI was very skinny as a child, in fact, I looked pretty much like a beanpole until I left school. My mum went to see the doctor and I was given tablets to help my appetite. But they didn’t change...
2019-07-13, 19:26

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
2019-06-07, 01:13

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check total. A company spokesperson told Business Insi...
2019-07-23, 13:13

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom voiced his support of the bill, meaning he wo...
2019-09-06, 17:13

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
2019-08-10, 10:39

Alpesh Thakor Meets BJP's Nitin Patel, Triggers Talk Of Joining Party Former Congressman and Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Monday met Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, triggering speculation that he may join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
2019-05-27, 21:13

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
2019-05-25, 18:13

Frazier: Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark Todd Frazier said Sunday that Jake Arrieta went "a little overboard" when he threatened to "put a dent" in the Mets third baseman's "skull" after he was steamed at getting hit by the Phillies pitcher on Saturday....
2019-07-07, 20:52

Case Against Digvijaya Singh Over "BJP-ISI" Nexus Remark A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal on Monday registered a criminal case against senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh over his allegation that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Bajrang Dal take......
2019-09-03, 04:00

Jim Clyburn apologizes after diversity remark dust-up House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn has apologized to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for his comments about the lack of diversity among their top staff that stirred furor within the upper ranks of leadership.Clyburn's swift efforts to recant his criticism of his fellow Democr...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Trump's Kashmir Remark About PM Modi "Preposterous": US Congressman The remarks by President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought mediation on Kashmir is "utterly preposterous," an influential American lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-07-24, 11:39

MSNBC’s Wallace apologizes for remark on Trump and Latinos MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace apologizes for remark that President Donald Trump was ‘talking about exterminating Latinos,’ saying her mistake was unintentional and that she’s sorry....
2019-08-07, 16:39

Shashi Tharoor Gets Bail On "Scorpion On Shivling" Remark The bail was granted to Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved the bail application....
2019-06-07, 09:39

"Mean Mentality": Mayawati On ML Khattar's Kashmiri Women Remark BSP president Mayawati on Saturday condemned Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's remarks on Kashmiri women and asked the BJP leadership to take stern action against those indulging in......
2019-08-10, 19:39

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern border to concentration camps are “offensive.” “I personally find them offensive,” Provost told lawmakers during a House Homeland Security subcommittee ...
2019-06-21, 12:52

Trump dings media for taking ‘I am the chosen one’ remark seriously President Trump on Saturday dinged members of the media who he says took a comment about being “the chosen one” in tackling China a little too seriously -- claiming that everyone knew he was being sarcastic....
2019-08-25, 00:26

AOC says only a 'sea sponge' would believe her '12 days' doomsday remark, but most Dems bought it Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that the world will “end in 12 years” unless climate change is tackled was accepted as a fact by two-thirds of Democrats, even though she said herself that only those with the “social intelligence of a sea sponge” could actually believe it....
2019-05-23, 10:52

Trump says London mayor is 'incompetent' after hurricane remark US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane Dorian. Related: Lessons of the second world war ar...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinth...
2019-06-06, 12:13

Trinamool Leaders Protest Tathagata Roy's "Girls Bar Dancers" Remark Trinamool Congress' new women outfit Banga Janani Vahini on Thursday held a protest in Kolkata against Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy's shocking comment that Bengali boys are working as sweepers and......
2019-06-06, 20:13

Cory Booker bashes Joe Biden over ‘kid wearing hoodie’ remark The spat started when Biden on Friday said, "We've got to recognize that kid wearing a hoodie may very well be the next poet laureate and not a gangbanger.”...
2019-06-29, 23:26

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinthian...
2019-06-06, 04:26

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
2019-07-23, 15:39

Kabul Asks US To Clarify Trump's "Wiping Afghanistan Off " Remark Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn't "want to kill 10......
2019-07-23, 14:26

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
2019-05-26, 19:00

Rahul Gandhi Replies To Notice On 'New Law To Shoot Tribals' Remark Responding to a notice over his "new law to shoot tribals" remark, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has told the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) that he made the comments in "free flow......
2019-06-20, 19:13

Ferrari boss Binotto explains Leclerc 'forgiven' remark after win Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto chose the Italian Grand Prix slowing-down lap to forgive winner Charles Leclerc for his part in the qualifying farce that frustrated Sebastian Vettel...
2019-09-10, 19:13

"Headless Congress Is Brainless": Minister On Adhir Chowdhury's Remark Hitting out at the Congress over its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's Kashmir remarks in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said "headless Congress" has now also become......
2019-08-06, 17:00

Rahul Gandhi Scoffs At PM Modi's "Kerala Dear To Me" Remark Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Kerala was as dear to him as Varanasi, wondering how he could say such a thing when the BJP-led centre has made a......
2019-06-09, 15:13

Kamala Harris Criticized For Laughing At Remark On Trump, Apologises California Senator Kamala Harris has apologised following criticism that the Democrat presidential candidate laughed at an offensive remark about President Donald Trump....
2019-09-08, 12:00

Bengal BJP Chief Slams Amartya Sen Over Remark On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday hit out at Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram"slogan, claiming the economist is not aware of the ground realities as he stays......
2019-07-06, 19:00

| On eve of UK visit, Trump denies his taped remark about 'nasty' Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly feted, by other members of the royal family....
2019-06-02, 19:13

Haryana's ML Khattar vs Rahul Gandhi On "Bring Girls From Kashmir" Remark Rahul Gandhi's broadside against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar over the BJP leader's "joke" on Kashmiri women, which was seen as sexist, has flared into a Twitter fight between the two....
2019-08-10, 16:13

'Keep Marysville white': racist remark by would-be councilor shocks Michigan city A question about diversity in a candidate’s forum produced a jaw-dropping response from first-time candidate Jean CramerFor the first hour of the election forum in Marysville, Michigan, on Thursday night the debate between the five candidates for a city council seat dealt with the local subjects you...
2019-08-23, 22:52

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
2019-07-20, 03:13

"Social Justice In Danger": Priyanka Gandhi On RSS Chief's Quota Remark Days after Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat called for a debate on reservation in an "atmosphere of harmony", Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today alleged that the BJP government......
2019-08-20, 15:26

Women's Panel Chief Tears Into ML Khattar Over "Kashmiri Brides" Remark National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma on Saturday said she would seek explanation from Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his remarks that "some people are now saying that......
2019-08-10, 16:13

Not the Messiah: Trump insists 'chosen one' China trade war remark was a joke President made initial claim about policies towards BeijingMany observers questioned president’s mental stateDonald Trump has twice insisted he was just joking when he claimed to be “the chosen one” to take on China over trade. Related: 'I hereby order': Trump mocked for highly formal, meaningless d...
2019-08-25, 02:26

Arrested Raptors fan doesn’t ‘remember’ vulgar Ayesha Curry remark A Toronto Raptors fan busted for mischief late last week after directing a horrific on-air remark toward Ayesha Curry is no longer on the offensive. “What I did was disgraceful; it was an alcohol-influenced situation,” Tristan Warkentin told the Toronto Sun. “To be honest, I don’t even r...
2019-06-09, 02:00

Notice To Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia Over Assassination Plot Remark BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Tuesday sent a legal notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for allegedly attempting to "frame him" in relation to an......
2019-05-22, 07:52

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
2019-08-21, 11:52

Main Bhi Driver? How Assam's Contract Teachers Protested Minister Remark Contractual teachers appointed through the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) in Assam over the years are so annoyed with State Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharyya that they have taken a page out......
2019-06-16, 23:13

Mike Pompeo's Remark Would Make Talks With US More Difficult: North Korea A recent remark by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about "North Korea's rogue behaviour" would make talks with the United States more difficult, the North Korea's KCNA news agency on Saturday quoted......
2019-08-31, 12:26

BJP Slams Mamata Banerjee For Moon Mission Remark, Trinamool Counters West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for attacking the party over Chandrayaan 2 programme, saying she is fond of finding fault with everything......
2019-09-08, 06:00

Joe Biden’s awkward ‘gay waiter’ remark irks crowd at LGBT event Joe Biden made an awkward reference to a “gay waiter” while speaking at an event hosted by an LGBT rights advocate in Seattle, a report said Sunday. The presidential hopeful was referencing public sentiment on gay rights over the course of his career on Saturday when he made the bonehead...
2019-07-01, 09:52

Ocasio-Cortez repeats 'concentration camp' comparison, despite criticism over the remark Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has once again compared border detention facilities to concentration camps, despite facing criticism for invoking the Holocaust by doing so....
2019-07-03, 00:52

Ahead Of UK Visit, Trump Denies Taped Remark About "Nasty" Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly feted, by other members of the royal family....
2019-06-02, 22:26

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
2019-06-18, 18:39

Shivraj Chouhan, Digvijaya Singh Duel Over "Dust Of Nehru's Feet" Remark A week after the central government's big move on Jammu and Kashmir, scrapping its special status and splitting the state into two union territories, Congress and BJP leaders kept up the sparring on......
2019-08-12, 18:00

Vulgar remark aimed at Ayesha Curry on live TV has Toronto police investigating Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, was targeted with a vulgar comment on live TV. Police won't comment further until their investigation is finished....
2019-06-04, 01:39

Mukhtar Naqvi Slams Asaduddin Owaisi Over Muslims Can Visit Mosques Remark BJP ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Giriraj Singh criticise AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for comments about Muslims visiting mosques as freely as Prime Minister Narendra Modi did temples...
2019-06-01, 13:26

Lara Spencer apologizes for 'insensitive' remark on Prince George's ballet lessons Good Morning America host said on Monday she learned the ‘bravery it takes for a young boy to pursue a career in dance’The Good Morning America host Lara Spencer has apologized for an “insensitive” comment about Prince George taking ballet lessons.Spencer was heavily criticized for her reaction on a...
2019-08-27, 02:13

Kamala Harris apologizes amid criticism of her response to a questioner's offensive remark about Trump Sen. Kamala Harris apologized Saturday following criticism that the California Democrat and presidential candidate laughed and responded, "Well said," to a lengthy question from a voter who had called President Donald Trump's actions "mentally retarded."...
2019-09-09, 18:00

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
2019-06-29, 16:26

LaVar Ball makes tasteless mid-interview remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim During an interview with ESPN's "First Take", host Molly Qerim was trying to mediate the discussion when LaVar Ball make a tasteless remark.       ...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Michael Wolff Accuses Trump of Making Anti-Semitic Remark in New White House Tell-All Michael Wolff, the infamous grifter/writer whose bestselling book Fire and Fury both shocked White House insiders and flopped on the speaking circuit, is back....
2019-05-28, 18:39

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
2019-06-02, 17:39

Report: ESPN plans to stop featuring LaVar Ball after inappropriate remark to Molly Qerim LaVar Ball had made an inappropriate remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim during Monday's airing of First Take.       ...
2019-06-20, 07:52

Prince Harry and Donald Trump Attend Palace Exhibit After President's Meghan Markle Remark President Donald Trump's state visit continues on in the U.K., following his headline-making comments about Meghan Markle. After arriving in the London on Monday, President Trump and......
2019-06-03, 23:13

G20 energy ministers to collaborate to keep market stability Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil market, Japan's Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Saturday....
2019-06-15, 15:39

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
2019-08-03, 18:01

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name.” An...
2019-06-22, 15:00

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
2019-07-19, 00:26

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
2019-07-18, 08:39

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Brexit deal, May's spokesman said....
2019-05-23, 20:00

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
2019-06-01, 00:01

Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats Poland's president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament....
2019-06-04, 13:26

EU ministers fail to reach migration agreement The inability to strike a deal at a meeting in Paris has been met with criticism from NGOs. Tensions have escalated in recent months over Italy's hard-line stance toward rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-07-22, 22:00

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
2019-05-24, 05:26

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by meeting cabinet ministers to discuss rewriting her withdrawal bill, despite extreme pressure from her ...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
2019-06-05, 19:26

Uttar Pradesh Gets 10 Central Ministers In PM Modi's Second Term NDA's second term in office Thursday saw eastern Uttar Pradesh bagging the lion share of the ministerial berths with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself leading the pack....
2019-05-31, 01:52

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party...
2019-06-05, 18:52

UP Ministers To Start Paying Tax, Four-Decade-Old Practice Ends The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for......
2019-09-13, 21:13

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive a no-confidence vote next week...
2019-05-22, 15:39

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
2019-07-18, 08:39

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
2019-05-31, 01:52

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
2019-07-16, 09:26

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t last....
2019-07-15, 17:13

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 12:26

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP To Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
2019-07-13, 08:26

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
2019-07-24, 22:26

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
2019-06-17, 15:52

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
2019-05-31, 13:13

Ministers plot moves to back post-Brexit lending Ministers are to establish a new business finance council to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the wake of complaints that the government has done too little to help them prepare for Brexit....
2019-09-05, 13:39

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully timed series of resignations by senior ministers, who will retreat to the backbenches with a vow to th...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 03:01

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
2019-06-06, 00:00

Be Punctual, Avoid Work-From-Home, PM Modi Tells His Ministers Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a list of dos and don'ts at the first meeting of his council of ministers on Wednesday. Ministers should be punctual, regular and avoid working from home, he asserted,......
2019-06-13, 07:13

S Jaishankar To Attend BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet In Brazil External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in the standalone meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from July 25 to 26....
2019-07-18, 13:39

"Proud Moment": Ministers Praise PM Modi's 'Man vs Wild' Show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appearance on popular adventure TV show "Man vs Wild" on Monday sparked a range of reactions. Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah praised the episode on Twitter,......
2019-08-13, 01:13

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
2019-06-05, 15:26

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
2019-07-04, 03:39

Pair of Polish ministers condemn violence against LGBT march Some Polish government officials condemned violence by some opponents of an eastern city’s first LGBT rights march while other members of Poland’s right-wing ruling party were alleged Monday to have participated in anti-gay actions...
2019-07-22, 18:52

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 20:26

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
2019-07-24, 11:39

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
2019-08-10, 04:13

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams BJP Over Ministers' Support For Kathua Convicts All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a......
2019-06-10, 18:52

Farmer Tries To Commit Suicide At Event Attended By Maharashtra Ministers A 39-year-old farmer allegedly tried to commit suicide at an event in Buldhana district of Maharashtra where two state ministers were present, as he was upset over not getting a power connection,......
2019-06-16, 15:39

Ministers, BJP Lawmakers To Attend RSS's Annual 'Guru Dakshina' Event The RSS called the ruling BJP's ministers and parliamentarians to its annual 'guru dakshina' programme, where they will attend hymn sessions and debates, and talks by RSS leaders like general......
2019-07-23, 15:39

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-16, 17:01

2 Arrested For Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in posts on Facebook. Another......
2019-06-14, 07:52

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
2019-07-18, 12:13

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Rahul Gandhi To Meet Congress Chief Ministers Today Rahul Gandhi will meet the chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states today, for the first time since he offered to resign as the party chief last month....
2019-07-01, 03:39

Salman Khan Congratulates PM Modi On "Splendid" Team Of Ministers Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath along with his ministers in a grand ceremony, actor Salman Khan on Sunday congratulated him for choosing a "splendid" team of ministers and wished......
2019-06-02, 22:26

Energy ministers of Russia, Iran discuss investment projects Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and his Iranian counterpart, Reza Ardakanian have discussed the development of joint energy investment projects during their meeting in Moscow on Monday, the Russian ministry said in a statement....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Trudeau meets with U.K., Japan prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
2019-08-24, 20:52

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
2019-05-31, 22:52

PM Modi Begins Second Term, Portfolios Of New Ministers Today: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for a second term in the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, celebrities and industrialists on Thursday, exactly a week......
2019-05-31, 09:13

Ex-Chief Ministers Can't Stay In Government Bungalows: Rajasthan Court A Rajasthan law that allowed former chief ministers to live in government bungalows for the rest of their lives has been struck down by the Rajasthan High Court....
2019-09-04, 15:52

Japan taps ministers to freshen image, keep policies steady Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shuffled his Cabinet, adding two women and a son of a former leader, to freshen his image while maintaining continuity on U.S.-oriented trade and security policies....
2019-09-11, 07:39

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
2019-05-31, 01:26

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
2019-06-04, 01:52

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
2019-05-25, 05:13

Home Minister Amit Shah Chairs Meeting of Top Ministers Home Minister Amit Shah today presided over a meeting of top ministers including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar....
2019-06-04, 19:52

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
2019-05-28, 02:26

Ex-ministers who quit Trudeau government will run as independents in Canadian election Two former ministers who quit Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government this year over his handling of a scandal said on Monday they would run as independents in an election this October....
2019-05-27, 21:13

Trudeau to meet with Japanese, U.K. prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
2019-08-24, 17:39

100 Days Of Modi Government: Union Ministers To Present Report Card On the completion of Modi-government's 100 days at centre, 17 Union Ministers will reach out to the people to make them aware of the important decisions taken by the government in this short period....
2019-09-08, 11:39

Rajnath Singh Meets Ministers After Late Inclusion In Cabinet Panels Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was seen to be making a point on Friday as he held an informal meeting of ministers, just a day after he was belatedly added to the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary......
2019-06-07, 20:13

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Ahead Of Parliament Session, Union Ministers Reach Out To Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi, seeking her party's cooperation for smooth functioning of the Parliament session beginning......
2019-06-07, 17:52

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Interior ministers from across the European Union have failed to agree on temporary measures to manage increased migration across the Mediterranean. Officials have told DW that the future of the bloc is at stake....
2019-07-18, 19:00

Algeria court orders former ministers held over corruption allegations: state TV Algeria's supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state television reported....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Explosions In 3 Places In Bangkok Amid ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meet Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and police said that two street cleaners had been hurt by what appeared to be a homemade bomb. There were no other......
2019-08-02, 06:39

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 9.48am BST Shell Energy Retail’s top boss has apologised to customers after UK energy regulator Ofgem ordered the utility to compensate around 12,000 customers it overcharge...
2019-06-14, 10:52

PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet For 3 Hours On New Ministers Ahead Of Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met for nearly three hours this evening, a day ahead of the new government's grand oath taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
2019-05-29, 17:26

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
2019-06-18, 09:26

Most Ministers Wear White Kurta-Pyjama, Waistcoat At Swearing-In Ceremony Traditional Indian wear and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of the new NDA......
2019-05-31, 09:13

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
2019-07-12, 23:13

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payments to families of jailed and deceased militants....
2019-06-23, 04:13

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing on Wednesday Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono will meet his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, in Beijing on Wednesday, a Japanese foreign ministry official said on Monday, amid deteriorating relations between the two East Asian countries....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Most OPEC+ ministers back nine-month deal extension: Kazakh minister Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbaev said on Monday that most ministers representing OPEC and non-OPEC countries at talks in Vienna favor extending their global oil output deal by nine months....
2019-07-01, 15:13

Indonesia asks China for special fund under Belt and Road: ministers Indonesia has asked China to set up a special fund within its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for investment in Southeast Asia's largest economy, after offering China projects worth $91 billion, government officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 13:39

Devendra Fadnavis, Ministers To Donate One-Month Salary For Flood Relief Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and all Cabinet ministers on Tuesday decided to donate their one-month salary towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in view of devastation caused by......
2019-08-14, 05:52

"Parle-G Slump As Kids Play PUBG?" Sena Attacks Ministers On "Research" Shiv Sena, in its mouth piece Saamana said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah were doing a "great job", but their ministers were making their job tougher by "mocking the......
2019-09-14, 16:26

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of two Canadians by China....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Brexit news: Geoffrey Cox under pressure to say whether ministers will comply with law aimed at blocking no deal Attorney General Geoffrey Cox was today being urged to say whether the Government believed in following the rule of law after ministers cast confusion over whether they would abide by a bill aimed at blocking no deal....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
2019-07-18, 21:13

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by......
2019-06-02, 22:26

Fears of no-deal chaos as ministers forced to publish secret Brexit papers Operation Yellowhammer documents predict public disorder, rising prices and disruptions to food and medicinesA no-deal Brexit could result in rising food and fuel prices, disruption to medicine supplies and public disorder on Britain’s streets, according to secret documents the government was forced...
2019-09-12, 05:00

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
2019-07-19, 08:52

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and......
2019-06-15, 12:13

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
2019-06-19, 18:39

ANALYSIS: In this pre-writ period, Liberal ministers find a fondness for visits to battleground ridings As they do every summer, cabinet ministers are criss-crossing the country, making speeches and spending money. But in this pre-election period, their travel is coming under new scrutiny....
2019-07-10, 07:13

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remove those opposed to a no-deal Brexit, from the government, will swell the ranks of those determined ...
2019-07-06, 13:52

Browns QB Baker Mayfield reached out to Giants' Daniel Jones to 'clear the air' on remark After the Cleveland Browns QB received criticism for comments he made in a GQ interview, Baker Mayfield said he texted Daniel Jones.       ...
2019-08-21, 21:39

The places finance forgot Countries fall off the global financial grid for a host of reasons: political obtuseness, lack of sovereign recognition, the departure of correspondent banking relationships, even Ebola. But we make a mistake if we think of these places as distant and uninteresting curios...
2019-09-12, 15:00

LaVar Ball dismisses his remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim: 'I meant no sexual intent' LaVar Ball dismissed any ill intent behind his words and essentially laughed off ESPN's Molly Qerim for taking offense to his remark.       ...
2019-06-23, 21:52

Mets' Frazier says Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier says he thinks Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta went a 'little overboard' in his remarks after the latest dustup between the teams       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

Global finance: Banking is in a better place The global banking industry looks stronger and healthier than at any time since the global financial crisis. It is not about to – and probably doesn’t want to – enter a ‘golden era’. Safe, stable, solid are the new watchwords. Responsible finance is good business. And good management is the key to r...
2019-06-10, 12:13

Verizon was looking to sell Yahoo Finance Verizon earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week....
2019-07-12, 02:39

What’s Vendor Finance? Why Do Some Call It Bullying? It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a discount. The firms give vendors cash sooner than if th...
2019-08-12, 20:13

Best personal finance software of 2019 The wide availability of digital devices and mobile apps means that managing your personal finances is no longer such a challenge as it used to be. Rather than juggling pieces of paper, you can now run everything through a single software package.Because the records are digital it means they are eas...
2019-07-01, 12:52

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond says he'd resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he can't support a leader happy to leave the EU with no deal....
2019-07-22, 00:39

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
2019-07-21, 16:52

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
2019-07-13, 14:26

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. (June 8)        ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Will Your Income Tax Change? New Report Given To Finance Ministry A Direct Tax Code task force constituted by the government has proposed a new taxation system that will bring about dramatic changes to the age-old Income Tax Act-1961, providing concessions to......
2019-08-28, 20:26

Kraft Heinz Replaces Finance Chief Kraft Heinz replaced its chief financial officer with his predecessor after accounting errors and weak sales have slashed the value of the food giant’s brands and shares....
2019-08-26, 22:26

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
2019-08-24, 14:26

Taking out student loans? You need to know these 27 finance terms If you’re new to the student loan and financial aid process, the terminology can be confusing. Here’s a list of terms that borrowers should know.       ...
2019-07-22, 17:39

Campbell Soup Names New Finance Chief Campbell Soup named Mick Beekhuizen as its new chief financial officer, as the food manufacturer has struggled to stoke stronger demand for its namesake products....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decided he be sent to his home country....
2019-05-22, 21:52

What’s Vendor Finance? Why Do Some Call It Bullying?: QuickTake It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a discount. The firms give vendors cash sooner than if th...
2019-08-07, 20:26

What's the Best Way to Avoid All the Upsells in the Dealership's Finance Office? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing avoiding the finance office, inspecting “certified” cars, and when ridesharing makes more sense than owning....
2019-06-28, 18:52

How to Figure Out If That Personal Finance Advice Is Nonsense The press release that sent me over the edge was the one that mentioned lattes and how few Americans are prepared for a $400 emergency. “Where’s my bingo card?” I joked....
2019-06-28, 22:52

These People Have No Idea How Campaign Finance Works People are absolutely losing their minds because Joaquin Castro, a Democratic congressman from Texas, tweeted the names of 44 people who donated to President Donald Trump who live in San Antonio. To be clear, this information is made publicly available by the government, and Castro did not post the ...
2019-08-07, 15:39

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
2019-06-06, 18:26

China spends $130B to finance its exports The Export-Import Bank estimated Friday that China provides $130 billion in credit and trade-related financing to bolster its exports, which helps explain its dominance in world markets....
2019-06-28, 23:00

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-16, 18:00

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
2019-06-18, 23:13

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday, setting out his country's stall in a debate that is key to its economy....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet The field that’s become known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green enough. That’s set off a scramble to create a wider range of debt-market instruments and incentives....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Colton Underwood slams 'ignorant' remark about 'Bachelor in Paradise' contestant Demi Burnett "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood was having none of it when a Twitter user commented on Demi Burnett's sexuality.        ...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
2019-06-23, 17:01

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has become very wealthy – is that in spite of, or because of, the pariah island’s tightly restricted financial system? New finance minister, Su Jain-rong, gives Asiamoney his views....
2019-06-28, 11:52

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, narrowing differences over U.S. and French approaches to taxing digital firms and pledging to outline their plan by January....
2019-07-18, 19:00

Ireland would be in favour of Brexit extension-finance minister Ireland would be in favour of extending the October 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union to mitigate possible risks to the Northern Irish peace process and damage to its economy, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Monday....
2019-09-09, 10:00

Arun Jaitley Unlikely To Remain Finance Minister: Report Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the......
2019-05-24, 12:52

"A Lot To Hide": CPI-M Criticises Finance Ministry On Media Restrictions The CPI(M) has criticised the Finance Ministry's alleged restriction on the entry of journalists into its premises, saying the government has a "lot to hide"....
2019-07-10, 13:00

Trade finance and blockchain: now is the time for a network of networks A lack of regulation and standardization creates opportunities for businesses that can create a one-stop shop for all blockchain trade finance needs. So who is doing it?...
2019-09-04, 07:00

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer....
2019-07-18, 00:00

Finance deal strengthens Mazda's ties with Toyota Mazda's tie-up with Toyota Financial Services beginning in April will have a more immediate impact on Mazda dealers in the United States than the automakers' manufacturing partnerships....
2019-09-02, 17:00

Malawi president appoints Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 22:26

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He also blamed internal disagreements for his decision....
2019-07-10, 03:39

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself....
2019-07-23, 16:26

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
2019-06-21, 04:39

Ireland would be in favour of Brexit extension: finance minister Ireland would be in favour of extending the October 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union to mitigate possible risks to the Northern Irish peace process and damage to its economy, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Monday....
2019-09-09, 09:13

McSally fined $23,000 for 2014 campaign finance violations PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally has agreed to pay a fine of more than $23,000 to settle campaign finance violations from the 2014 election. The Federal Election Commission publicly disclosed the settlement this week. FEC auditors found that McSally’s 2014 House campaign t...
2019-07-20, 05:00

German Finance Minister: Brexit deal will not be changed German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday that Britain should not expect changes to the existing Brexit deal, adding that the situation had not changed with the change of government in Britain....
2019-08-21, 14:13

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the situation and find remedies....
2019-08-08, 17:00

New HSBC finance chief dumps Goldman as broker Europe's biggest lender is calling time on its corporate broking relationship with Goldman Sachs a decade after the Wall Street bank orchestrated one of the biggest capital-raisings undertaken by a financial institution during the financial crisis....
2019-06-03, 13:52

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of financial misconduct related to the construction of two dams, an unprecedented detention of a sitting minister for corruption in a country notorious for graft....
2019-07-22, 17:52

Kenya’s finance minister arrested to be charged with fraud Kenya’s criminal investigation chief says finance minister has been arrested for fraud and corruption related charges over the construction of dams in western Kenya...
2019-07-22, 18:52

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
2019-06-07, 18:39

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
2019-06-07, 09:52

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Files For Rs 1,200-Crore IPO Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Limited has proposed an initial public offer (IPO) worth Rs 1,200 crore, its promoter Ujjivan Financial Services Limited said on Friday. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank's public......
2019-08-20, 07:26

Ilhan Omar fined for campaign finance violations Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been ordered to reimburse her campaign account about $3,500 and to pay a fine of $500 after an investigation found she illegally used campaign funds in 2016 and 2017, a report said Thursday. The illegal donations date back to when Omar, who represents a district in Minne...
2019-06-07, 17:13

UK finance ministry says Jayne-Anne Gadhia won't take up BoE post Britain's finance ministry said on Tuesday that Jayne-Anne Gadhia, recently appointed as an executive at U.S. online services provider Salesforce, will no longer take up her appointment on the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee....
2019-08-06, 12:13

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies have wrapped up a meeting in Japan with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth...
2019-06-09, 18:52

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria said on Saturday....
2019-06-08, 18:13

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
2019-06-12, 14:13

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed, Says Finance Minister The government today announced measures to revive economic growth and markets including the withdrawal of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and said it would release funds for bank......
2019-08-23, 18:26

Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66 Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first-term Cabinet, has died in a New Delhi hospital after a prolonged illness at age 66...
2019-08-24, 11:39

With Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman Gets Big Vote of Confidence From PM Modi Nirmala Sitharaman's promotion is seen as the big news in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. She will be India's new Finance Minister, which puts her in charge of perhaps the most......
2019-05-31, 13:13

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a magazine reported on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's sinking popularity since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
2019-06-05, 23:00

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm....
2019-07-22, 17:39

Scholz wants to remain finance minister despite SPD leadership candidacy: RND German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz does not plan to quit his post despite intending to run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a German newspaper group reported on Friday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Former Indian finance minister Chidambaram arrested in corruption case Police arrested former Indian finance minister P. Chidambaram late on Wednesday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his application to seek exemption from arrest....
2019-08-22, 00:00

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
2019-07-03, 20:00

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that could potentially shake up the world’s banking sys...
2019-06-18, 11:52

Government To Hold Discussions With Foreign Investors: Finance Minister FPIs pulled out Rs 2,881.10 crore from debt and equity segments on August 1 and 2. In July, they had withdrawn a net amount of Rs 2,985.88 crore from the capital markets....
2019-08-05, 17:26

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in court documents that Canadian efforts to extradite her to the U.S. should be stayed because of misconduct by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Mozambique to fight for extradition of former finance minister over debt scandal Mozambique's government is to fight for the extradition from South Africa of former finance minister Manuel Chang, who the United States is seeking to put on trial, according to a letter from a law firm seen by Reuters....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Chilean lawmakers abolish law requiring Codelco to finance military Chilean lawmakers passed a measure on Wednesday abolishing an antiquated, decades-old law under which state-run Codelco, the world's largest copper miner, helped foot the bill for the country's military....
2019-07-24, 23:26

Full results of Ukraine reforms to take years to be seen: finance minister It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic of discussion next week when finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven nations meet in France....
2019-07-11, 18:00

Every Rural Family To Get Electricity By 2022: Finance Minister In Budget Union Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that every single rural family will have electricity and clean cooking facility by 2022....
2019-07-05, 09:39

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
2019-08-14, 11:13

In Divya Spandana's Congratulatory Tweet To New Finance Minister, A Jibe Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana today congratulated BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman for becoming only the second woman in India's political history to be appointed as the Union Finance Minister,......
2019-05-31, 22:52

PM Johnson will go to EU to seek a deal, not a Brexit delay: finance minister British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not ask for a Brexit delay at an EU summit next month, but will instead press to secure a deal to smooth Britain's departure from the bloc....
2019-09-08, 12:52

Andrew Yang’s giveaway raises campaign finance questions Not so fast, Andrew. Businessman Andrew Yang’s proposal to give 10 families a thousand bucks a montheach for a year made a splash Friday — with campaign finance lawyers. “He’s using campaign money and the problem is federal law prohibits campaign money from being converted to the personal use ...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on......
2019-06-04, 19:52

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide......
2019-07-07, 17:26

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing' Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
2019-06-08, 18:13

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry The Mexican finance ministry on Thursday criticized Fitch's move to downgrade the creditworthiness of Mexico as well as that of state oil firm Pemex, saying the rating agency had "doubly penalized" the country....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
2019-07-08, 12:13

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's much-vaunted promise to reduce corruption....
2019-07-09, 23:26

Hope Finance Minister Heard PM "Loud And Clear", Says P Chidambaram Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Independence Day speech that drew attention to "population explosion", plastic pollution and the need for not seeing......
2019-08-16, 12:26

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
2019-07-10, 00:26

Status quo at Renault-Nissan must be changed: French finance minister The current status quo regarding the alliance between French carmaker Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan cannot continue and must be changed as it is currently weakening Renault, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire....
2019-05-22, 18:26

Irish finance minister believes UK would rather avoid no-deal Brexit Britain would rather avoid leaving the European Union without a transition deal but is willing to contemplate it if necessary, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday after talks with British counterpart Sajid Javid....
2019-08-06, 19:39

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 22:52

Still In Talks With PMO On What Steps To Take: Finance Minister On Auto Sector's Revival Following the auto industry's request made to the Government to help revive the auto sector, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has now said that they are still in talks with PMO (Prime Minister's......
2019-08-17, 11:00

G20 finance leaders' communique to say trade tensions have 'intensified': source The Group of 20 finance leaders will say in their communique to be released on Sunday that "most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified," a G20 source said....
2019-06-09, 04:52

Exclusive: Verizon sought buyers for Yahoo Finance - sources Verizon Communications Inc earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week....
2019-07-11, 19:13

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial operations with money that came from "illegal" activities and corruption. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito)...
2019-05-28, 05:13

Brexit helps New York take top finance spot from London: survey Fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, a survey of financial executives by Duff & Phelps showed on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 15:00

Kenyan finance minister denies corruption charges, given bail Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, in an unprecedented legal move against a sitting minister in a country notorious for graft....
2019-07-23, 18:26

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges - summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 12:39

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
2019-08-07, 20:00

Arun Jaitley, Bold Indian Finance Minister, Is Dead at 66 Working alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr. Jaitley oversaw major economic experiments and earned respect in a fractured political landscape....
2019-08-27, 22:00

Dewan Housing Finance Discloses Auditors' Concerns Around Its Earnings DHFL has been hard hit by a liquidity crunch that has crippled several of the country's non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) following last year's collapse of infrastructure lender IL&FS....
2019-07-23, 05:39

Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
2019-08-23, 08:00

UK's finance minister promises more spending, fuels election speculation New British finance minister Sajid Javid said he will announce higher public spending on health, education and the police next week in order to "clear the decks for Brexit," a move seen by many as preparation for an early election....
2019-08-28, 10:26

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 01:26

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
2019-07-21, 12:52

Philippine finance secretary: Duterte talked South China Sea with Xi Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez didn't specify whether the two leaders discussed an arbitration court ruling in 2016 that rejected China's claims in the South China Sea....
2019-08-30, 08:13

UK finance minister 'livid' at PM Johnson over firing of aide: media British finance minister Sajid Javid has challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the dismissal of an aide by Johnson's top advisor which has caused tension between the government's two most powerful men, media said....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Irish finance minister says no-deal Brexit risk growing Ireland believes the risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal is growing, but it has not yet decided whether to base its October budget on that scenario, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 17:13

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism. The meetings of financial leaders in the southern city of Fukuoka and of economic ministe...
2019-06-09, 07:01

Czech finance ministry sets plans for digital tax by mid-2020 The Czech Finance Ministry submitted plans to start taxing global internet giants from the middle of 2020, proposing a 7% rate on targeted advertising, multilateral digital interface use and user data sales, it said on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 12:26

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts look to find a potential buyer....
2019-07-19, 18:26

Kenyan finance minister to be arrested and charged over graft: prosecutor Kenya's finance minister will be arrested and charged over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams, Kenya's chief prosecutor said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 10:52

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Algeria's ex finance minister questioned in corruption case: state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Modi to name BJP head Shah as finance minister: Indian media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian media reports....
2019-05-30, 21:13

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Kenya's president appoints Yatani as acting finance minister Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister after Henry Rotich was charged with corruption, the presidency said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 18:52

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola       ...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a U.S. national President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday, a move that could potentially help the U.S. national bypass some sanctions restrictions....
2019-07-22, 17:13

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied......
2019-07-18, 18:52

'It was sarcasm': President Donald Trump changes course on 'chosen one' remark After raising eyebrows this week claiming he was "the chosen one" to take on China, President Donald Trump said he was being "sarcastic."        ...
2019-08-24, 09:39

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.”...
2019-06-14, 16:39

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption....
2019-07-24, 18:52

"Failures Shouldn't Be Taboo": Finance Minister On Coffee Baron's Death Reacting to the death of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said business failures in the country should not be tabooed, or looked down upon....
2019-08-02, 00:13

India finance minister ditches 'colonial' briefcase to deliver budget India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to abandon the “colonial” budget briefcase while presenting her maiden budget to parliament, choosing instead to flaunt a traditional bright-red ledger known as bahi-khata in Hindi....
2019-07-06, 09:52

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Occidental finance chief pledges to quickly pare acquisition debt Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief said on Monday....
2019-08-13, 08:00

UEFA warns Turkish club of 1-year ban in finance rules case UEFA has threatened Trabzonspor with a one-season ban from European competition if it fails to comply with financial monitoring rules by mid-October       ...
2019-07-05, 18:52

Dubai-Like Annual Shopping Fest In 4 Cities From 2020: Finance Minister The shopping festivals will be in four different themes: Gold and jewellery, handicrafts/yoga/tourism, textiles and leather, an official release said....
2019-09-15, 01:52

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
2019-07-10, 18:13

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
2019-07-12, 10:26

Italy's new government must seize opportunity of low borrowing costs, ex-finance minister says Italy's 67th government since World War II now has a unique opportunity to invest in and grow the country as borrowing costs have dropped to such low levels, according to a former finance minister....
2019-09-06, 15:52

'Best day ever!' Internet pokes fun at Mexico's finance minister grim-faced job acceptance Mexico's Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a job Herrera's predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin America's second largest economy is signaling weakness....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement....
2019-07-21, 22:52

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Steps To Promote Exports Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a slew of measures aimed at boosting exports, including simplification of GST rules to higher insurance cover to banks lending for exports.......
2019-09-14, 16:00

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
2019-07-18, 13:26

EU27 ready for all Brexit scenarios, German finance minister Scholz says The European Union is united and ready for all scenarios related to Britain's planned departure from the bloc, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Twitter on Friday, after meeting his British counterpart Sajid Javid....
2019-08-16, 18:00

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
2019-07-17, 18:13

Short-Seller Accuses Litigation-Finance Firm of 'Meaningless Metrics' The short-seller Muddy Waters accused the litigation-finance firm Burford Capital of poor governance and mismarking the value of legal cases it invests in, precipitating a sharp selloff....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Ireland's finance minister sees significant risk of disorderly Brexit Ireland thinks there is now a significant risk of a disorderly Brexit and is taking measures to protect itself from any legal consequences, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 12:52

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
2019-08-19, 13:00

FOCUS-Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
2019-08-23, 10:00

Former UK finance minister Hammond says move to block no-deal Brexit will have to be next week British lawmakers who want to stop a possible no-deal Brexit will have to take action next week, former finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend parliament from late September....
2019-08-28, 20:00

Mercedes-Benz India Introduces Wishbox Finance Scheme For Customers Wishbox presents customised mobility solutions with five primary features - Key-to-Key Change, 25-25-25-25, Zero down payment, Star Agility+ and Comprehensive insurance....
2019-08-08, 17:00

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
2019-07-15, 17:39

Indiabulls Housing Finance June Quarter Profit Falls 24% To Rs 802 Crore Indiabulls Housing Finance said its net interest income declined 12.72 per cent to Rs 1,475 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year....
2019-08-07, 06:52

The best thing to do today to teach kids about money, according to a CEO who worked in finance for 10 years Laura Levine The best way to teach kids about money is to incorporate prices and spending into everyday conversations. That's according to financial literacy expert Laura Levine, who spent 10 years working in finance before becoming CEO of the nonprofit JumpStart Coalition for financial literacy. Y...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the country’s hard-fought fiscal stability....
2019-07-10, 00:26

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 11:13

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressional Research Service (CRS), detailed in a study publ...
2019-05-29, 17:26

Joe Biden calls on fundraisers to raise up to $100,000 to join his 2020 finance committee The campaign pitches donors and fundraisers a chance to be one of Biden's "most dedicated supporters" and to help "fuel a professional and inclusive campaign."...
2019-06-04, 19:26

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-29, 21:52

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile and Sprint assets The talks between Apollo and Dish demonstrate private equity interest in the wireless business as regulators are pushing to create a viable fourth U.S. wireless competitor, even as the nation's third- and fourth-largest carriers are combining....
2019-06-15, 02:39

Pakistan Finance Secretary Latest To Be Sacked Amid IMF Bailout Talks Pakistan's Finance Secretary Mohammad Younus Dagha was sacked today, becoming the latest senior official to go amid the cash-strapped Imran Khan government's tough negotiations with the IMF for a......
2019-05-23, 18:26

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
2019-06-28, 13:26

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
2019-06-09, 15:39

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 15:13

No need to rush Renault-Fiat merger talks: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the $35 billion merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while reiterating that he nevertheless wanted the deal to go ahead....
2019-06-05, 14:52

Dewan Housing Finance Shares Plunge After ICRA, Crisil Downgrades Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd or DHFL shares fell more than 18 per cent on Thursday, a day after credit ratings agencies ICRA and Crisil downgraded its commercial papers. The downgrade of......
2019-06-06, 11:13

REFILE-French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
2019-06-09, 15:52

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
2019-05-29, 12:52

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court filing. Lawyers for Trump and his company filed the appeal in federal court in Washington a day after US District Judge Amit Mehta backed the House O...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Modi surprises markets by naming Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister at a time when Asia's third-largest economy is stuttering....
2019-05-31, 12:39

Instant View: Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, while the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will become home minister....
2019-05-31, 12:39

UPDATE 2-Algeria’s ex finance minister questioned in corruption case - state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
2019-06-16, 15:52

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first....
2019-07-17, 18:13

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
2019-08-02, 01:52

Mexico's new finance minister, believer in stability, takes charge of choppy economy Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expansion project despite widespread opposition....
2019-06-19, 20:52

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn with new debt to finance climate plan Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior government official said....
2019-08-09, 10:52

UPDATE 2-Occidental finance chief pledges to quickly pare acquisition debt Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief said on Monday....
2019-08-13, 04:26

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie govt guarantee should be limited -U.S. housing finance chief The head of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) said on Thursday that Congress should create a "limited" explicit guarantee for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-06-14, 01:26

Team Modi's Big 4: Amit Shah Is Home Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Amit Shah, who led the BJP to a magnificent election victory, will be Home Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. Rajnath Singh, who was Home Minister in the previous government of......
2019-05-31, 10:13

India's Modi to name ruling party chief Shah as finance minister: media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as the country's new finance minister after taking his oath of office for the second time on Thursday, according to several Indian media reports....
2019-05-30, 22:26

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
2019-07-15, 09:52

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to include funds for defence and internal security,......
2019-07-17, 15:39

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-15, 01:13

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day was the first step in a permanent dialogue with ratings agencies....
2019-07-17, 03:52

Brazil utilities lean on bonds to finance growth, reducing state role Brazilian power companies are raising a record amount of debt in local markets this year to finance construction of generation assets and transmission lines....
2019-08-27, 00:39

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings......
2019-07-25, 06:00

Deutsche Bank, a pillar of European finance, unveils radical restructuring. It will cut 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank will cut 18,000 jobs and dramatically shrink its investment bank as part of a costly overhaul that marks a retreat from Wall Street after two decades of intense competition with American rivals....
2019-07-08, 03:52

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-24, 12:13

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-09, 11:00

Arizona State Treasurer shares finance lessons to local girl scouts TUCSON- Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee spoke about financial literacy with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona at the Tucson Convention Center Wednesday afternoon. “We don’t know at that time that it is teaching us a critical skill, each one of those badges that we earn,” sai...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Danske Bank poaches Commerzbank finance chief in post-scandal shake-up Danske Bank named Stephan Engels from Commerzbank as its finance chief on Thursday, in an ongoing overhaul by the Danish lender's new boss to restore trust after its involvement in a damaging money laundering scandal....
2019-09-05, 15:26

Labour's Corbyn would need to head any UK caretaker government: party's finance policy chief Any British caretaker government would have to be headed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition party's finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Sunday....
2019-09-08, 12:52

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
2019-06-11, 09:01

Japan finance ministry says to halt Citi's JGB primary dealing licence for 1 month Japanese Ministry of Finance will suspend Citigroup's primary dealing licence for Japanese government bonds (JGB) for one month starting on June 13, it said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 12:52

Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 05:52

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
2019-06-22, 15:39

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP, has teamed up with blockchain startup Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial services such as payments in international trade transactions between countries, an Mphasis execut...
2019-05-28, 15:39

Zambian president removes finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu as finance minister, taking over from Margaret Mwanakatwe who has been fired, a statement from the president's office said....
2019-07-15, 07:13

Finance Minister Seeks Fair Trade Whip On Global Firms Abusing Dominance "CCI (Competition Commission of India) should take suo moto cognisance of global companies having no presence in India but abusing Indian consumers," Ms Sitharaman said on Friday....
2019-08-23, 14:52

German Finance Minister Scholz vows to respect any SPD decision to quit Merkel's coalition German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
2019-09-06, 01:52

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
2019-07-04, 05:13

Dem rival to Maine's Collins must face probe over admitted campaign finance violations, state's GOP says The Maine Republican Party is calling for a probe into Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon over alleged campaign finance violations to which she has admitted....
2019-08-08, 15:52

France insists any Renault-Fiat deal must protect French jobs, finance minister says A deal could also have profound repercussions for Renault's 20-year-old alliance with Nissan, already weakened by the crisis surrounding the arrest and ousting of former chairman Carlos Ghosn late last year....
2019-05-28, 09:52

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy....
2019-07-24, 21:13

I've worked in finance and technology for 28 years — this is how I teach my kids about money using their back-to-school shopping Associated Press Tim Sheehan is the co-founder and CEO of Greenlight, a debit card for kids that their parents can manage. He says that back-to-school shopping season is a great way to teach children about budgeting and money by letting them take the lead. Create clear budgets with kids, help them ...
2019-09-02, 23:39

Alpha women and fancy yachts make for good summer investing and finance reading It's the height of summer reading season. Add a few of these finance books to your list and change the way you think about money.       ...
2019-08-04, 13:39

Uber And Lyft Don't Have A Right To Exist On Wednesday, Uber and Lyft released a new petition against Assembly Bill 5, the California bill about to be debated in the Senate that, if passed, would almost certainly result in gig economy workers being designated as employees in the state rather than independent contractors. Uber and Lyft fear ...
2019-08-30, 18:00

Uber To California: Make Us AB5, the California bill that would codify a state Supreme Court ruling putting in place a strict test for whether a worker classifies as an independent contractor and has potentially profound implications on the ridehail industry, is awaiting Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature to become law. But th...
2019-09-12, 00:39

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature that would represent a significant change to the ride-sharing business. Uber is apparently testing ...
2019-05-30, 02:26

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, meaning that Dave would be paid almost twice the re...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
2019-09-11, 07:13

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
2019-05-22, 14:39

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
2019-06-04, 14:52

Uber lays off 435 employees The company counts nearly 100 million customers to app, but is having hard time making money. This is the second round of layoffs this year for Uber.       ...
2019-09-11, 03:13

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Interserve names Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as new finance chief Interserve Group on Tuesday named Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as its new finance chief in place of Mark Whiteling who stepped down in April soon after the British outsourcer was placed in administration....
2019-07-23, 19:52

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
2019-07-23, 20:13

Ilhan Omar violated campaign finance rules, investigation finds, as more questions about tax filings arise Omar used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel and help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500....
2019-06-07, 07:13

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
2019-06-09, 15:39

Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales-sources India's auto industry demanded tax cuts and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday to discuss the sector's woes, sources said, in an effort to revive sales that have slumped....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medicare....
2019-07-24, 02:52

Finance Minister Scholz appoints critic of Germany's balanced budget policy as new deputy: sources Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has chosen an outspoken critic of Germany's balanced budget goal as his new deputy for parliamentary affairs, government sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 13:39

NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
2019-07-10, 06:52

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
2019-07-10, 12:26

Indian finance minister Jaitley asks not to join new Modi government, citing health reasons Arun Jaitley, India's finance minister, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to give him a ministerial position in the new government, citing health issues....
2019-05-29, 11:01

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing companies are set to report their quarterly earnings this week, their second as public companies since IPOs earlier this year. Here’s what to watch as Lyft reports after the market closes on Wednesday and Uber Technologies files after the close of trading on Thursday....
2019-08-07, 12:39

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The commission also green lit a reduction on the amount of time drivers can cruise without passengers in Manhatt...
2019-08-07, 21:00

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
2019-09-09, 21:39

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The ride-hailing company said the large net loss reflected $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses related to its initial public offering. ...
2019-08-09, 04:13

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they develop a "significantly below average rating."...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as......
2019-06-08, 03:26

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants more direct control....
2019-06-07, 23:52

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
2019-06-08, 01:26

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
2019-07-25, 09:52

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
2019-06-14, 15:13