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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,......
05:16, 09/05/2019

"If You Want Good Services, You Have To Pay": Nitin Gadkari On Tolls Union minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said people have to pay toll if they want good roads, making it clear that the toll system would stay as the government does not have enough funds....
04:16, 07/16/2019

"I'm Not A Dark Horse, Don't Want To Become PM": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today that he was "not a dark horse" for prime minister and had "no agenda, desire or dream" of becoming prime minister. On speculation about the possibility of the......
02:32, 05/10/2019

"2+2 Is Never Four In Politics": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV- Highlights Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who dismissed earlier this week that he is not in the PM race, today repeated that the BJP will come back for a second term. In 2014, there was an anti-incumbency wave......
02:32, 05/10/2019

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......
05:16, 09/05/2019

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
03:48, 06/21/2019

"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....
15:00, 09/14/2019

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....
04:48, 09/11/2019

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"......
12:48, 08/17/2019

Exit Polls Not Final Decision, But Hint At BJP's Win: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the exit polls are not the "final decision" but indicate that the BJP will once again come to power, riding on the development work done by the NDA......
07:00, 05/20/2019

Nitin Gadkari-RSS Meeting Creates Buzz A Day After Exit Polls A meeting between RSS leader Bhaiyaji Joshi and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari generated much buzz on Monday, a day after exit polls predicted absolute majority for the BJP-led National Democratic......
00:00, 05/21/2019

Not In PM Race, Narendra Modi To Continue At Top Post: Nitin Gadkari Making it clear that he is not in the race for the prime minister's post, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the ruling BJP will win more seats than it had won in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and......
14:32, 05/05/2019

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......
05:16, 09/05/2019

5-Year BJP Rule Just A Trailer, Real Picture Yet To Begin: Nitin Gadkari The Bharatiya Janata Party's five-year rule was just a trailer, and the real picture is yet to emerge, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Growth Rate Of The Automobile Sector Keeps Changing Every Month: Nitin Gadkari Only two of the 16 companies on BSE Auto Index have held their heads above water this year. Tata Motors which rebounded last month after declining to its lowest level since 2011 in February....
21:00, 05/10/2019

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....
12:32, 07/12/2019

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......
14:00, 07/05/2019

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......
15:32, 08/16/2019

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....
10:32, 07/21/2019

Those Who Fail To Get Ticket Based On Work Play Caste Card: Nitin Gadkari Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday said reservation is necessary for progress of members of a socially and economically backward community, but the quota system alone cannot ensure......
13:16, 09/16/2019

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......
02:32, 07/08/2019

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......
06:48, 09/04/2019

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......
09:00, 06/05/2019

Nitin Gadkari, Defending Fines, References Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today backed the centre's decision to impose steep fines on traffic violations as a move that enjoyed non-partisan support. Some states ruled by the BJP including Prime......
08:16, 09/20/2019

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....
02:00, 07/17/2019

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using th...
02:32, 06/14/2019

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....
07:32, 06/08/2019

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....
14:48, 09/04/2019

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....
01:32, 06/21/2019

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Ministers Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companies which are making fresh investments from October......
04:33, 09/20/2019

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....
03:00, 06/07/2019

"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....
23:48, 09/10/2019

Millennials Prefer Ola, Uber To New Cars: Finance Minister On Auto Crisis Nirmala Sitharaman said millennials' preference for Uber and Ola cabs over committing money to EMIs for new cars had contributed to the slowdown of the auto sector, which has also seen a 70 per cent......
09:01, 09/10/2019

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....
12:48, 06/12/2019

G7 finance leaders voice skepticism over Libra: Japan finance minister Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that various voices of skepticism over Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency surfaced at a gathering of Group of Seven (G7) finance leaders....
16:16, 07/17/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
10:48, 07/09/2019

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....
05:50, 09/13/2019

Uber Eats is 'critical' for Uber to make money in the future, Morningstar analyst says Uber is expected to go public later this week in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. However, the company has lost millions in the last two years....
08:00, 05/09/2019

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....
16:00, 09/14/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
17:48, 05/05/2019

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 t...
13:00, 08/29/2019

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...
16:48, 07/31/2019

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 suitcas...
00:48, 07/18/2019

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 conf...
18:32, 06/11/2019

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 u...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Uber's CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook's rough starts (UBER) Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant's brutal stock-market debut. He noted that while the market has so far punished Uber's newly minted shares, employees should be mi...
20:16, 05/13/2019

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. ...
21:32, 09/09/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
04:16, 05/06/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
08:48, 05/06/2019

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 t...
13:16, 07/13/2019

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...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, and perhaps only, think you’d think after he...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO Uber's drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment condition....
22:32, 05/05/2019

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, mo...
15:16, 05/30/2019

'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.        ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything---But Can It Make a Profit? The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. It’s still not making any money....
19:48, 05/03/2019

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...
15:16, 07/23/2019

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 Ne...
07:48, 09/06/2019

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 n...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Senators remark on 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)        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
22:32, 05/02/2019

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......
19:16, 09/02/2019

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."...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Cuomo rips AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Gov. Andrew Cuomo took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task for making an inappropriate comparison to the Holocaust by calling detention facilities at the southern border “concentration camps”. “I think it’s a wholly inappropriate ...
13:16, 06/26/2019

"Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua" (It happened, so what?) remark on the anti-Sikh riots in 1984....
01:48, 05/13/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded For 1984 Remark By PM, BJP Congress leader Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots showed the "character and mentality" of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while campaigning in......
02:32, 05/10/2019

Pelosi won't say if she agrees with AOC's 'concentration camp' remark House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, refused to say this week if she agrees with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., comparison of detention facilities at the southern border to Nazi concentration camps....
18:16, 06/26/2019

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 after getting hit by the Phillies pitcher on Saturday....
14:00, 07/07/2019

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....
07:48, 08/07/2019

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 lawmak...
16:00, 06/20/2019

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....
02:00, 06/07/2019

"What If Your Family..."? Harsimrat Kaur To Sam Pitroda Over 1984 Remark Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal hit out at Sam Pitroda today for his remark on the 1984 Sikh genocide, asking that if his entire family is killed tomorrow would he still think or say "hua to hua"?...
06:32, 05/10/2019

Jim Clyburn apologizes to Pelosi 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 ef...
14:32, 06/20/2019

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 D...
09:16, 09/03/2019

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....
11:01, 08/24/2019

"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......
12:48, 08/10/2019

PM Slams Congress After Sam Pitroda's " Hua Toh Hua" Remark On 1984 Riots Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening. 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday....
02:32, 05/10/2019

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....
03:32, 07/24/2019

"He Speaks Very Good English. Just That...": PM Laughs At Trump Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held talks today on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in France. The camaraderie between the two leaders was on display during a joint media......
09:00, 08/26/2019

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

"You Should Be Ashamed": Rahul Gandhi To Sam Pitroda For 1984 Remark The Congress's Sam Pitroda's remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots is "absolutely wrong and he should apologise to the nation for it", Rahul Gandhi said today, reiterating his stand on the controversial......
07:00, 05/13/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Ministers Decided. Who Will Be The Big 4? Suspense Builds As call-ups confirmed who will be minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, speculation focused on the Big Four in the new cabinet - the Home Minister, Finance Minister, Defence......
06:16, 05/30/2019

Rumors ministers will move against UK PM May: ITV reporter There are rumors Prime Minister Theresa May's top team of ministers will move against her on Wednesday, an ITV reporter said on Twitter, citing an unnamed source....
08:32, 05/22/2019

EU ministers warn against no-deal Brexit European Union ministers on Thursday urged Britain to choose an orderly Brexit, with some openly expressing concern that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend parliament increased the risk of a chaotic split....
08:00, 08/29/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi....
15:16, 04/28/2019

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.”...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Uddhav Thackeray Responds To PM Modi's "Loudmouths" Remark On Ram Temple Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party's stand on the Ram Temple issue mirrored the "sentiments of Hindus", a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked "loudmouth" leaders to......
13:01, 09/20/2019

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death. Rep. Mike Hill had an exchange with constituents during a meeting at Pensacola City Hall in ...
13:32, 06/03/2019

The Latest: GOP House leaders avoid comment on Trump remark WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The House’s two top Republicans are avoiding directly addressing whether it was appropriate for President Dona...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Israel summons French envoy for diplomat's apartheid remark Israel's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the French ambassador to protest remarks made by the former French envoy to Washington, in which he called Israel an "apartheid state."...
11:48, 04/30/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
19:48, 05/19/2019

Kamal Haasan Gets Protection From Arrest Amid Row Over "Godse" Remark The Madras High Court today granted actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan protection from arrestafter cases were filed against him over "Godse extremist" remark....
01:00, 05/20/2019

Rahul Gandhi Asked To Appear In Court Over Amit Shah Remark A court in Ahmedabad has summoned Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case filed by a BJP member, accusing him of making derogatory statements against party President Amit Shah at an......
11:00, 05/01/2019

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......
14:16, 07/06/2019

"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......
06:48, 08/06/2019

Kamala Harris brushes off Biden 'kid' remark: 'Nobody's going to define me' – live Biden confuses website with text number in closing remarksEx-vice-president criticized over healthcare and immigration 5.00am BST Kamala Harris also brushed off concerns about Joe Biden referring to her as “kid” when the two front-runners took the de...
21:16, 07/31/2019

Crabs Thrown At Maharashtra Minister's Home Over Dam Breach Remark Nationalist Congress Party workers on Tuesday threw crabs at Maharashtra Water Conservation Minister Tanaji Sawant's house in protest against his recent comment in which he had held crabs responsible......
05:00, 07/09/2019

Azam Khan Apologises For Sexist Remark Against BJP Lawmaker In Parliament Samajwadi lawmaker Azam Khan, whose sexist remarks in parliament against Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker has evoked outrage, apologised to Rama Devi today. The Deputy Speaker, who earlier said she would......
23:48, 07/28/2019

Kamal Haasan's Godse Remark "Taken Out Of Context," Clarifies Party Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam today said Mr Haasan's "first terrorist in independent India was a Hindu" remark, which has stirred a controversy, has "been taken absolutely......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Arrest Warrant Against Shashi Tharoor Over "Hindu Pakistan" Remark In July last year, Shashi Tharoor had said if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it would create a condition leading to the formation of a "Hindu Pakistan"....
06:00, 08/13/2019

BBC cut crude remark about France by Johnson while he was foreign minister: paper The British Broadcasting Corporation agreed to cut a crude remark made by Boris Johnson about the French while he was Britain's foreign minister after the government said it could upset relations, a newspaper said....
04:32, 06/28/2019

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......
02:48, 07/23/2019

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 la...
22:00, 06/05/2019

"No Remorse": Meenakshi Lekhi On Rahul Gandhi's Explanation For PM Remark Congress president Rahul Gandhi has not tendered any apology or exhibited remorse in his explanation filed over his remark on PM Modi after the Rafale case verdict, BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi......
11:32, 04/29/2019

"Will Never Forgive Pragya Thakur For Insulting Bapu": PM On Godse Remark In the huge controversy over comments by BJP leaders glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, including by Pragya Singh Thakur who called him a "deshbhakt (patriot)", Prime Minister......
04:48, 05/17/2019

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......
11:00, 06/06/2019

NCP Lawmaker Dresses Up As Hemant Karkare, Hits Out Over "Curse" Remark NCP assembly lawmaker Prakash Gajbhiye Wednesday turned up at the Vidhan Bhavan dressed as killed police officer Hemant Karkare, to protest against BJP Lok Sabha lawmaker Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks......
12:00, 06/26/2019

"Misrepresented": Congress's Sam Pitroda Apologises For 1984 Riots Remark Attacked by the BJP and admonished by his Congress party, Sam Pitroda today apologised for his comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which, he said, had been "misrepresented and blown out of......
06:32, 05/10/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overhaul remarks. ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Swipe At PM's "Cloudy" Remark, With A Rafale Angle Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "defence expert" over his comments on Balakot airstrikes where he suggested that clouds could prevent help Pakistani radar from......
16:32, 05/13/2019

"Will Rahul Gandhi Sack His Guru?" BJP On Sam Pitroda's 1984 Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP tore into the Congress over Rahul Gandhi's close aide Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua (what happened, happened)" remarkon the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Thursday....
02:32, 05/10/2019

"No Sanskar": Mallikarjun Kharge Hits Out At PM's Rajiv Gandhi Remark Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "bhrashtachari (corrupt) no. 1" taunt at Rajiv Gandhi, senior Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge said Monday Narendra Modi did not get "sanskar"......
07:00, 05/06/2019

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......
20:48, 05/31/2019

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....
08:32, 06/15/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections. Gathered Wednesday at the University of Sao Paulo, the...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Hungary rejects criticism after EU ministers' grilling The EU has started formal proceedings against Hungary for alleged breaches of the bloc's values and the rule of law. Hungary has strongly rejected the accusations as politically motivated....
21:00, 09/16/2019

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....
12:16, 08/03/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Five EU interior ministers want quotas for shipwrecked refugees At a meeting in Malta, the three largest countries in the EU want to find a solution to the issue of distributing migrants. Will other countries follow their lead? Bernd Riegert reports....
14:00, 09/22/2019

UK ministers to consider merits of indicative Brexit votes Senior ministers will consider the merits of whether lawmakers should hold indicative votes on Brexit options when Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet meets on Tuesday, her spokesman said....
04:16, 05/20/2019

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....
09:32, 05/23/2019

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....
11:16, 07/22/2019

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....
20:16, 07/17/2019

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....
04:16, 06/04/2019

UK PM May disappointed by ministers' voting after Brexit loss Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May was disappointed ministers did not vote with her on Thursday, her office said, after lawmakers backed a plan that would make it harder for her successor to force through a no-deal Brexit....
08:00, 07/18/2019

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 c...
05:00, 06/22/2019

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....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Election Commission Censures Milind Deora For Jain Religion Remark The Election Commission on Monday censured Congress leader Milind Deora for his reported remarks pressing the Jain community to vote against the Shiv Sena....
16:32, 05/13/2019

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 o...
15:48, 06/30/2019

Election Body Censures Giriraj Singh For "Burial Land" Remark The Election Commission on Sunday "censured" Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks against the Muslim community at an election rally in Bihar....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Shivraj Chouhan Slams Azam Khan Over Sexist Remark In Parliament Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday attacked Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for his sexist remark against BJP MP Rama Devi in the Lok Sabha, alleging he derives......
00:32, 07/27/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's U-Turn After "Congress Doesn't Want PM's Post" Remark A day after senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress was only keen on defeating the NDA and the prime minister's post was not its primary concern, he made a u-turn saying his party......
17:16, 05/17/2019

Trolled Over "Anti-National" Remark, Shabana Azmi Slams Fundamentalists Actor Shabana Azmi, who is being trolled on social media for her comment that those who criticise the government are branded "anti-nationals", has attacked religious fundamentalists, saying they are......
08:16, 07/09/2019

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.” ...
14:16, 07/19/2019

Joe Biden fires back at Ocasio-Cortez for her ‘middle of the road’ remark Joe Biden fired back at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday after she took a jab at his “middle-of-the-road” stance on climate change. Last week, Biden’s aides told Reuters that the Democratic presidential candidate was exploring &#...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Congress Complains To Poll Body Over Vijai Sardesai's Remark On Goa Youth The Goa Congress has complained to the Election Commission against state's Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai over his comments on "weaponising" the youth and demanded that he be charged with......
17:00, 05/14/2019

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......
13:48, 06/16/2019

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Shashi Tharoor Over "Hindu Pakistan" Remark In July last year, Shashi Tharoor had said if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it would create a condition leading to the formation of a "Hindu Pakistan"....
02:32, 08/13/2019

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......
19:48, 09/07/2019

After BJP Candidate's "Thrash Like Dogs" Remark, Poll Body Seeks Report A day after the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Ghatal constituency sparked off a controversy by threatening to "thrash Trinamool Congress workers like dogs", the Election Commission today asked the......
08:00, 05/05/2019

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......
13:00, 08/31/2019

PM Modi's Remark On Rajiv Gandhi Despicable: Captain Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "bhrashtachari (corrupt) no. 1" taunt at Rajiv Gandhi, saying that PM Modi had hit the "nadir of......
07:00, 05/06/2019

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 ord...
14:32, 08/24/2019

'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 c...
11:32, 08/23/2019

'Keep Marysville white': racist remark by would-be mayor 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 c...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Pragya Thakur Barred From Campaigning For 3 Days Over Babri Masjid Remark Malegaon blast accused Pragya Thakur - who is taking of Congress's Digvijay Singh from the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat - has been barred from campaigning for 72 hours for her hugely objectionable statement......
09:00, 05/01/2019

| 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....
12:32, 06/02/2019

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......
12:48, 08/10/2019

"Totally Out Of Context": Maneka Gandhi To NDTV On Muslim Votes Remark Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, who has been in more than one controversy over her statements this election season, said she doesn't think of the lotus - her party's symbol- when she does her duties as......
04:32, 05/08/2019

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.'...
03:00, 08/21/2019

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....
05:16, 08/10/2019

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......
12:00, 05/21/2019

PM Gets Another Clean Chit For "Rahul Gandhi Chose Minority Seat" Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi today got his fourth clean chit by the Election Commission, this time for his remarks that Congress president "Rahul Gandhi has chosen a constituency where minority is in......
09:32, 05/03/2019

Clean Chit To Mani Shankar Aiyar In Complaint For Remark Against PM Modi The Delhi police on Thursday gave a clean chit to Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar in two complaints over his alleged derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his meeting with......
15:17, 09/19/2019

'It's sickening': Liz Cheney slams Democratic leaders for defense of Tlaib's Holocaust remark Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming sounded off Tuesday on Democratic colleagues in Congress, accusing them of being anti-semitic for not condemning comments by Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib....
09:00, 05/14/2019

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....
19:32, 06/03/2019

On Kamal Haasan's "Godse" Remark, Vivek Oberoi's "Muslim Area" Attack Actor Vivek Oberoi on Monday took exception to actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's usage of the word "Hindu" to describe hardliner Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi in 1948....
11:16, 05/13/2019

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.Sp...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Manoj Tiwari Hits Back After Arvind Kejriwal's "Naachta Bahaut" Remark BJP candidate for Delhi North East Lok Sabha seat Manoj Tiwari had an indignant reply for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his "naachta bahaut acha hai" remark, which he claimed had insulted......
09:48, 05/04/2019

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...
05:32, 06/01/2019

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....
13:00, 06/02/2019

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......
18:00, 08/12/2019

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies "using this opportunity to harvest and manipulate user data"....
11:00, 06/19/2019

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....
05:32, 05/31/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis...
06:00, 05/04/2019

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....
16:32, 06/05/2019

New Maharashtra Ministers Get Notice Over Plea Challenging Appointment The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notice to newly inducted Maharashtra ministers -- Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Jaydutt Kshirsagar and Avinash Mahatekar, seeking their response to a plea......
18:32, 06/24/2019

Iranian, French foreign ministers in talks in Biarritz Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in talks with his French counterpart on the sidelines of a G7 leaders' summit to discuss what conditions would de-escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran, a French presidency official said....
08:32, 08/25/2019

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will 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.......
01:32, 07/13/2019

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......
02:00, 07/16/2019

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....
08:32, 07/15/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain......
14:00, 05/12/2019

UK PM Johnson tells ministers: we are all committed to leaving EU by October 31 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his new top team of ministers on Thursday they had a momentous task ahead and were committed to delivering Brexit by Oct. 31....
04:16, 07/25/2019

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....
11:16, 05/20/2019

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....
20:16, 07/17/2019

PM, Ministers To Hold "Unprecedented" 75 Meetings: India's UN Ambassador India's engagement and outreach at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, set to begin next week, is unprecedented and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United Nations will result in......
22:00, 09/19/2019

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......
20:32, 07/24/2019

Malaysian ministers say Indian Islamic preacher should be expelled Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation....
02:33, 08/14/2019

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"......
04:48, 07/04/2019

Ministers Who Favour BJP Will Pay, Says Madhya Pradesh Congress In-Charge Congress national general secretary in-charge for Madhya Pradesh Deepak Babaria created a flutter on Friday, claiming that some ministers of the Kamal Nath government were helping people close to the......
21:02, 09/20/2019

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......
17:32, 09/13/2019

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....
03:00, 06/11/2019

EU ministers urge action over Turkey’s drilling off Cyprus European Union foreign ministers are urging the 28 member-bloc to immediately draw up a list of “appropriate measures” targeting Turkey over Ankara’s efforts to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
13:16, 06/18/2019

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 w...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Officer Files Report On Pragya Thakur's Godse Remark The Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer has submitted a report to the Election Commission over BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur calling Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse a......
04:48, 05/17/2019

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 retard...
12:32, 09/08/2019

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....
14:48, 06/29/2019

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.       ...
11:48, 06/17/2019

Delhi High Court Refuses To Hear Petition On Kamal Haasan's Godse Remark The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a petition which referred to actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan's remark about Mahatma Gandhi's assassin being a Hindu terrorist and had sought......
04:00, 05/15/2019

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....
09:16, 05/28/2019

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....
11:16, 07/17/2019

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......
13:32, 05/31/2019

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....
07:16, 09/05/2019

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....
10:16, 07/03/2019

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....
16:16, 07/17/2019

EU foreign ministers talk Iran nuclear deal in Brussels EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brussels....
01:32, 05/13/2019

UP Ministers Haven't Paid Taxes For Four Decades. State Pays It For Them The existence of a four-decade-old law that makes the Uttar Pradesh government pay the income tax of all ministers has come as shocker to many, even though some political leaders say they never knew......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Japan’s leader taps new Cabinet ministers to freshen image 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....
05:48, 09/11/2019

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....
14:00, 06/30/2019

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......
13:32, 06/02/2019

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....
06:32, 06/04/2019

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....
16:16, 06/03/2019

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....
08:32, 06/05/2019

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,......
14:32, 05/30/2019

"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,......
18:00, 08/12/2019

Pak PM Issues Warning Letter After Ministers Miss Deadlines: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has started seeking accountability from his Ministers, as his office issued a 'red letter' to 27 Ministries over their failure to submit reports....
04:16, 09/06/2019

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....
06:48, 09/04/2019

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....
17:00, 06/05/2019

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....
12:00, 08/24/2019

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....
10:48, 08/09/2019

British Plastics Federation lobbied ministers to water down tax plan Exclusive: industry tried to thwart policy that would increase use of recycled plasticThe trade body for the plastics industry has held last-minute meetings with government officials as part of a lobbying effort to water down a tax on single-use plas...
04:48, 05/10/2019

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......
03:32, 07/24/2019

Drugs A National Problem, Not Just In Punjab: Chief Ministers Of 5 States Drugs are a national problem, the Second Joint Conference of Chief Ministers of the northern states on Thursday agreed and decided to set up a joint working group, involving officials of the Health......
15:00, 07/25/2019

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....
16:32, 05/24/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad Among 4 Union Ministers Contesting In Bihar As many as four Union ministers are among the 157 candidates in Bihar whose electoral fortunes will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of general elections....
04:32, 05/18/2019

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,......
23:48, 06/12/2019

Ministers scrap plan to sell DNA tests to healthy people Amid concerns over two-tier health system, new scheme will read volunteers’ DNA for freeGovernment plans to sell DNA sequencing to healthy people on condition that they share their results for medical research have been scrapped amid concerns it woul...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
12:32, 05/08/2019

PM, Ministers To Pay Tribute To Atal Bihari Vajpayee On Death Anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several of his cabinet colleagues will pay tribute to for prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary on Friday....
16:32, 08/15/2019

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,......
02:00, 06/16/2019

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, wh...
14:00, 07/21/2019

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....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Bungalows Of Devendra Fadnavis, 18 Ministers Owe Lakhs In Water Bills The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has declared Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' official residence - 'Varsha' bungalow - a defaulter with water bill dues running into lakhs...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet......
20:48, 05/15/2019

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....
00:32, 05/28/2019

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....
14:48, 09/02/2019

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....
09:16, 06/16/2019

EU ministers 'more positive' over West Balkan membership talks: Finnish FM Finland's foreign minister said on Friday his EU colleagues were increasingly hopeful they could eventually move towards membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, though he gave no timeline....
09:32, 08/30/2019

J&K Lockdown, Ex-Chief Ministers' Arrests Challenged In Supreme Court Activist Tehseen Poonawalla has approached the Supreme Court against the continuing lockdown in Kashmir Valley to prevent any backlash over the government's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of......
01:16, 08/08/2019

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
04:00, 06/14/2019

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....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Sushma Swaraj To Attend SCO Foreign Ministers Meet In Kyrgyzstan External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), beginning Tuesday, in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, during which several pressing issues......
01:00, 05/20/2019

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. ...
11:00, 06/02/2019

NC teacher's alleged Mike Pence remark gets her placed on leave, prompts Secret Service probe: reports A North Carolina high school teacher is being investigated by the Secret Service after allegedly telling a classroom of students that Vice President Mike Pence “should be shot in the head,” according to reports....
11:00, 09/21/2019

Opinion: Nick Bosa must prove he's learned from Colin Kaepernick remark, offensive comments Nick Bosa said he plans to hold himself to a "higher standard," but the No. 2 pick needs to prove that's not just a matter of image repair.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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......
13:32, 06/03/2019

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.       ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
21:32, 06/13/2019

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....
04:16, 07/03/2019

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......
11:16, 06/07/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
10:32, 05/16/2019

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....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
06:00, 05/21/2019

British PM, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan and the prime minister's possible departure....
12:16, 05/14/2019

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...
09:00, 07/01/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
07:16, 05/17/2019

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...
00:00, 06/18/2019

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......
11:16, 06/07/2019

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....
15:32, 05/21/2019

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....
06:32, 07/01/2019

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 11.05am BST A development in the race to be the next prime minister: it will not be Matt Hancock. Related: Matt Hancock pul...
04:00, 06/14/2019

British PM May, ministers agree must ratify Brexit deal by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday that it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for Brexit and the prime minister's possible departure....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Boris Johnson ‘turbo-charging’ no-deal Brexit plans, say ministers Cabinet blitzes media, saying preparations for crashing out are top priorityBoris Johnson is “turbo-charging” preparations to leave the EU without a deal on 31 October as his government’s number one priority, according to several senior cabinet minis...
11:48, 07/28/2019

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....
14:16, 08/05/2019

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......
12:32, 07/12/2019

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......
00:16, 08/02/2019

Britain hosts 'Five Eyes' security alliance ministers for cyber talks Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.-led 'Five Eyes' intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography....
06:16, 07/29/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks with Labour should broach the possibility of a cust...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Estonian Ministers’ Gesture Raises Fears of Support for White Supremacy Mart and Martin Helme, a father and son who were elected to Parliament for a far-right party, used a hand signal that many interpreted as a white power symbol....
10:32, 05/01/2019

Sonia Gandhi Meets Chief Ministers From Congress-Ruled States Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday met chief ministers from the party-ruled states to discuss ways to make their states role models in good governance....
10:17, 09/13/2019

UK business and international development ministers both abstained on Brexit vote: aides Britain's business minister and international development minister both abstained in a key vote on Thursday which the government lost, aides said, defying an instruction from Prime Minister Theresa May....
08:00, 07/18/2019

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....
10:00, 07/18/2019

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......
16:32, 08/13/2019

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....
00:48, 09/08/2019

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....
01:16, 08/19/2019

Less bluster, but no compromise seen as South Korean, Japan ministers meet in China South Korea and Japan have toned down the rhetoric but show little sign of compromise in a bitter political and economic dispute as their foreign ministers prepare to meet in China this week....
02:48, 08/20/2019

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....
08:16, 06/19/2019

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....
05:01, 09/02/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
00:00, 08/21/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mo...
04:16, 05/17/2019

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......
13:32, 06/02/2019

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......
12:16, 07/18/2019

6 "Ping-Pong" Bombs Go Off In Bangkok Amid ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meet Six small bomb blasts wounded at least four people in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world......
08:16, 08/02/2019

Naveen Patnaik Tells Ministers To Submit Monthly Report Cards Of Work Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has told his ministers to submit monthly report cards on steps taken by their departments for implementing the ruling Biju Janata Dal's election manifesto, an......
23:48, 06/04/2019

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....
15:16, 06/19/2019

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....
16:48, 07/09/2019

'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 Ky...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Should You Finance a Used Car If You Can Pay Cash? 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 when you can get a deal on the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, sav...
06:16, 07/26/2019

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 gov...
08:18, 07/06/2019

The places that 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 an...
02:00, 09/17/2019

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 an...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Citing Indira Gandhi, Arun Jaitley Backs PM On Rajiv Gandhi Remark Union minister Arun Jaitley defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment about former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "ending his life as bhrashtachari (corrupt) number one". PM Modi's tweet has been......
08:00, 05/05/2019

At Delhi Rally, Rahul Gandhi Invokes PM's Remark On Rajiv Gandhi The Congress is yet to respond on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's challenge to fight the Lok Sabha election in Delhi in the name of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi....
15:48, 05/06/2019

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....
10:16, 07/21/2019

Even Harvard Is Now Teaching Personal Finance Ivy League universities haven’t typically focused on basic financial life skills. That is starting to change, thanks in part to rising debt levels for young Americans and growing anxiety about their economic futures....
12:48, 05/18/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/10/2019

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....
10:00, 07/21/2019

KfW: The quiet giant of German finance With a balance sheet of €486 billion, KfW is Germany’s third-largest bank and a key player in German finance. Does it provide a protective cloak to the country’s financial well-being or cast a shadow over its banking sector?...
10:17, 09/16/2019

How to Finance a New Car When Interest Rates Are Ridiculous That car purchase you’ve been mulling over might be more expensive than you anticipated. Car loan interest rates are the highest since 2009, Ronald Montoya of Edmunds writes. The average APR for new financed vehicles was 6.4% in March. For used cars,...
14:16, 05/15/2019

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....
11:32, 07/11/2019

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.Bec...
04:16, 07/01/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
09:00, 05/02/2019

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 wide...
04:16, 09/06/2019

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....
09:32, 05/23/2019

| 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....
04:00, 07/13/2019

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....
10:32, 06/18/2019

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....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress 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....
11:32, 06/12/2019

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 disco...
02:16, 08/08/2019

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....
17:00, 06/28/2019

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 availab...
06:16, 08/07/2019

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....
14:48, 06/28/2019

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.       ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has filled her "with power."...
23:16, 05/13/2019

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 w...
10:00, 06/28/2019

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....
06:00, 08/16/2019

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....
07:00, 08/24/2019

Kraft Heinz Replaces Finance Chief Kraft Heinz is turning to its former chief financial officer as it tries to move past a host of challenges, including accounting errors and slowing sales....
08:00, 08/26/2019

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....
12:00, 08/29/2019

UBS taps BoE adviser van Steenis for sustainable finance, IR roles UBS Group has hired Huw van Steenis, a former senior adviser to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, to head investor relations and a new sustainable finance committee at Switzerland's largest bank, it said on Friday....
03:33, 08/23/2019

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....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some businesses as it strives to cut debt, its finance minister said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

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....
13:48, 06/05/2019

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....
05:32, 06/07/2019

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not......
09:17, 09/19/2019

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......
08:16, 08/19/2019

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 bac...
23:00, 06/06/2019

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......
04:16, 05/24/2019

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....
16:48, 09/02/2019

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?...
12:48, 09/03/2019

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......
05:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Hammerson names AIG exec as new finance chief Shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc on Wednesday appointed AIG executive James Lenton as its new finance chief, months after saying Timon Drakesmith would step down from the role this year....
12:32, 08/21/2019

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....
07:32, 06/08/2019

M&S finance chief Singer quits in blow to Rowe Marks & Spencer's (M&S) finance chief is quitting the retailer after just 14 months in a fresh blow just days before it is formally relegated from the London stock market's blue-chip share index....
16:49, 09/21/2019

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....
00:00, 06/08/2019

M&S suffers fresh blow as finance chief quits Marks & Spencer Group Plc said on Saturday its chief financial officer, Humphrey Singer, was stepping down after little more than a year, a further setback as the retailer is demoted from Britain's leading share index....
06:01, 09/21/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
04:16, 06/09/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
17:32, 04/28/2019

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....
14:16, 08/19/2019

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....
20:00, 07/09/2019

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....
03:48, 08/08/2019

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....
11:16, 07/22/2019

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....
06:48, 06/03/2019

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....
07:00, 07/22/2019

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....
14:32, 06/20/2019

Kenya’s finance minister arrested for fraud, corruption Kenya’s criminal investigation chief says the country’s finance minister has been arrested for fraud and corruption charges over the construction of two dams in western Kenya...
06:16, 07/22/2019

Extent Of GDP Overestimation In All Likelihood Marginal: Finance Ministry Amid concerns raised over growth numbers in the wake of an NSSO report, the finance ministry on Friday said the extent of overestimation of GDP "in all likelihood is marginal" as the proportion of......
09:00, 05/10/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and will submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 election. The Justice Department announced the charges Friday against Prakazrel R...
14:48, 05/10/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
08:00, 07/21/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
06:32, 07/21/2019

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....
07:32, 06/23/2019

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 auditor...
23:00, 07/19/2019

How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi We’re back! This week we’re learning about the ins and outs of negotiation. We’ll find out how to get someone to “yes” when they’re all about “no”; when and how the robots are going to negotiate for us; and what to do to get the raise you deserve. Jo...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments Two major credit ratings agencies - ICRA, an affiliate of Moody's, and Standard & Poor's local unit Crisil - earlier this month categorised DHFL's commercial paper at default levels for missing bond......
00:32, 06/26/2019

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....
15:00, 07/17/2019

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....
10:00, 07/23/2019

"Centre Committed To Fiscal Consolidation," Says Finance Minster Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government is committed to follow the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on public expenditure....
05:48, 07/10/2019

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....
02:32, 09/09/2019

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....
02:48, 08/06/2019

"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"....
05:48, 07/10/2019

Poland replaces finance minister in government reshuffle Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, state TV reported....
02:48, 06/04/2019

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment....
22:00, 07/04/2019

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....
04:32, 06/28/2019

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, according to state TV....
01:48, 06/04/2019

AC Milan withdraws from Europa League for finance breaches AC Milan's decision to voluntarily remove itself from next season's Europa League to pay for UEFA financial fair play breaches has received the consent of the Court of Arbitration for Sport       ...
06:16, 06/28/2019

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 campai...
02:32, 09/14/2019

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......
06:32, 06/04/2019

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,......
13:32, 05/31/2019

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....
23:32, 08/29/2019

Bullets, Death Threats Sent To French Finance Minister: Official French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has received three letters containing death threats, including one this week with bullets enclosed, one of his aides said on Wednesday....
12:17, 09/11/2019

Britain's finance minister Javid says he has fantastic relationship with PM Johnson Britain's finance minister Sajid Javid on Saturday he had a "fantastic" relationship with Boris Johnson after reports of a furious argument with the prime minister after the sacking of one of his aides....
04:32, 08/31/2019

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"....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Saudi Finance Minister: still considering secondary options for Aramco IPO - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Wednesday....
02:33, 09/18/2019

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....
17:48, 06/06/2019

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....
12:00, 08/27/2019

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....
10:00, 07/24/2019

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       ...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency ...
03:32, 06/18/2019

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....
23:16, 07/22/2019

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday....
16:32, 06/19/2019

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....
06:00, 07/22/2019

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 favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
03:48, 07/21/2019

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....
08:00, 07/19/2019

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....
14:00, 07/18/2019

G-7 Finance Chiefs to Reveal Digital Tax Plans by Early 2020 Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies pledged to define the outlines of a new digital tax by January, a significant step that narrows differences between the U.S. and France over how best to tax multinational companies in a dig...
08:32, 07/18/2019

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....
15:32, 07/17/2019

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....
11:48, 07/11/2019

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....
14:32, 07/09/2019

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....
13:00, 07/09/2019

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......
23:16, 07/07/2019

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......
10:32, 07/07/2019

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,......
08:16, 07/03/2019

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....
10:00, 07/24/2019

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....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66 Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was admitted following breathing difficulties, officials said....
02:32, 08/24/2019

Xiaomi Banks on Phone Data for Finance Play in India Xiaomi is betting it can leverage its number one position in India's smartphone market to tap into the country's lucrative but crowded financial services sector....
01:00, 08/23/2019

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....
14:32, 08/22/2019

G-20 finance chiefs mull ‘fair tax’ reforms to boost growth FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka are debating how to revise tax systems to ensure big companies pay their fair share and support economies as global growth slows. U.S. Tre...
18:48, 06/07/2019

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....
19:48, 06/08/2019

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei’s CFO 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....
02:32, 08/21/2019

G20 finance chiefs to say trade row 'intensified' but delete call for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe global trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" but failed to express the desire to resolve them, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday....
22:32, 06/08/2019

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 th...
23:48, 06/08/2019

G20 finance chiefs cite 'intensified' trade row, but don't call for its resolution Group of 20 finance leaders said on Sunday 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....
03:48, 06/09/2019

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......
01:32, 08/17/2019

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......
05:32, 08/16/2019

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......
22:00, 08/13/2019

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....
15:32, 08/30/2019

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....
00:16, 08/08/2019

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....
10:16, 08/06/2019

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....
05:16, 06/16/2019

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....
12:16, 08/05/2019

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......
08:32, 07/18/2019

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....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
21:48, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. A federal judge in New York agreed Tuesday to keep search warrant materials related to the inv...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Barclays exec to lead City's green finance charge A Barclays executive is being assigned the task of overseeing the City's efforts to become the world's dominant centre for green finance as the quest to slash carbon emissions intensifies....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
18:32, 05/16/2019

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....
08:32, 05/22/2019

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" activiti...
22:16, 05/27/2019

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....
21:16, 05/27/2019

Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on in tech and finance Thomson Reuters Keeping an eye on major hires and promotions is one of the best ways to understand a company's strategy. The Org tracks executive changes at companies big and small. Here's a snapshot of the most important executive moves of the we...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 presidential election, the Justice Department said Friday....
07:16, 05/13/2019

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 a...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
14:16, 04/30/2019

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.       ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

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.       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for 'offensive' remark about Ken Jeong's background When speaking about "The Masked Singer," Bradshaw said he was "kicked off by Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”        ...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Deputy finance minister to lead Jordan delegation to Bahrain conference Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.-sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week....
15:00, 06/22/2019

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....
05:16, 06/16/2019

'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....
15:16, 07/10/2019

New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday....
03:32, 09/19/2019

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....
05:32, 08/13/2019

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 aft...
13:00, 05/21/2019

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....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
08:48, 09/18/2019

Occidental finance chief pledges to act quickly to 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....
15:00, 08/12/2019