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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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"Also A Reason": Nitin Gadkari Backs Finance Minister's "Ola-Uber" Remark Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has backed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's comments linking millennials' preference for Uber and Ola cabs to the slowdown in the auto sector....
06:57, 09/12/2019

"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....
14:28, 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......
10:14, 05/10/2019

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,......
11:28, 09/05/2019

"Nitin Gadkari As Agriculture Minister": Farmer Who Sent Earnings To PM A farmer from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had caused a flutter last year by sending his paltry earnings from onion sale to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has requested him to make Nitin Gadkari......
23:14, 05/27/2019

"Sad India Is On Top In Deaths Due To Road Accidents": Nitin Gadkari Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari moved a bill in the Lok Sabha yesterday to amend the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. Proposed new provisions include increased penalties for offences like......
10:28, 07/23/2019

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......
11:28, 09/05/2019

"Have No Self-Agenda, Not In PM Race": 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......
10:14, 05/10/2019

Official Suspended Over "Fake" PM Office Letter: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a roads department official has been suspended for posting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on highway projects on social media....
05:56, 09/10/2019

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....
02:42, 09/12/2019

Road Fines Will Save Lives: Nitin Gadkari, Day After Gujarat's Cut Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today appealed to states against softening a new law that calls for steep fines for traffic violations, a day after his own party's government in Gujarat slashed the......
13:14, 09/11/2019

"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....
04:00, 09/15/2019

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......
02:42, 05/06/2019

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....
13:28, 06/21/2019

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......
13:56, 05/20/2019

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"......
01:56, 08/18/2019

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......
09:00, 05/21/2019

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......
05:28, 08/17/2019

"Like Death Penalty For Rape": Nitin Gadkari Defends New Road Fines States will be responsible if they try to dilute traffic violation fines, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today as the ruling BJP was embarrassed by its own government - Gujarat - slashing the......
15:42, 09/11/2019

"Need To Create Fear Of Law": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV On Traffic Fines-Highlights Defending hike in traffic fines, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that it is important to save lives "There is 2% loss in GDP because of road accidents. Is this not a loss......
15:42, 09/11/2019

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....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
08:28, 06/04/2019

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....
21:28, 07/21/2019

Delhi-Bound Indigo Flight's Take-Off Aborted, Nitin Gadkari Was On Board Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was among the passengers on an IndiGo flight that did not take-off this morning because of a "serious error" detected by the pilot....
09:28, 08/13/2019

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......
11:28, 09/05/2019

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....
20:42, 07/12/2019

Notices To Nitin Gadkari, Poll Body Over Pleas Challenging His Election The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court today issued notices to Union minister Nitin Gadkari and the Election Commission of India, seeking their stands on a bunch of petitions challenging the......
15:00, 07/25/2019

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......
20:14, 07/05/2019

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....
05:00, 05/05/2019

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......
17:14, 06/05/2019

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......
21:00, 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......
13:56, 07/08/2019

Nitin Gadkari Defends Steep Road Fines As BJP-Ruled Gujarat Slashes Them Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today appealed to states against softening a new law that imposes steep fines for traffic violations, a day after his own party's government in Gujarat slashed penalties.......
15:42, 09/11/2019

Nitin Gadkari Retains Nagpur Seat, Hansraj Ahir Loses To Congress Rival It was a bittersweet election for four Union ministers from Maharashtra as two, including senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, won while the other two lost the Lok Sabha poll....
09:00, 05/24/2019

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....
12:42, 06/08/2019

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....
13:28, 07/17/2019

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....
21:42, 09/04/2019

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...
12:00, 06/14/2019

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
15:56, 06/28/2019

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....
14:00, 06/21/2019

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....
12:56, 06/07/2019

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....
00:14, 06/13/2019

Stirewalt: Democrats 'broadly misinterpreted who is in their party' Fox News digital editor Chris Stirewalt weighed in on former Vice President Joe Biden's commanding lead in the polls leading up to 2020 Democratic presidential primary saying the Democrats have "broadly misinterpreted who is in their party."...
04:00, 05/14/2019

White House: Trump's 'second thoughts' on China trade war 'greatly misinterpreted' President Trump told reporters Sunday that he has “second thoughts” about his escalating trade war with China, but quickly insisted that relations with the Asia powerhouse remain positive....
16:28, 08/25/2019

Media ‘greatly misinterpreted’ Trump’s comments, White House press secretary says On Friday, Trump "ordered" U.S. companies to move their businesses out of China, and increased tariffs in response to levies imposed on U.S. products by Beijing....
23:00, 08/28/2019

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....
01:14, 07/18/2019

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....
21:14, 07/09/2019

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....
19:14, 05/09/2019

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....
14:28, 09/13/2019

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.        ...
00:56, 05/06/2019

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...
10:14, 08/01/2019

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...
21:42, 08/30/2019

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...
03:00, 05/15/2019

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...
22:00, 06/11/2019

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

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...
23:14, 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. ...
21:56, 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....
02:28, 05/07/2019

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....
18:00, 05/06/2019

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...
23:42, 05/28/2019

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....
08:28, 05/06/2019

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

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...
05:00, 05/31/2019

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...
20:28, 07/13/2019

Alpesh Thakor Meets BJP's Nitin Patel, Triggers Talk Of Joining Party Former Congressman and Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Monday met Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, triggering speculation that he may join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
23:14, 05/27/2019

'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.        ...
03:28, 06/07/2019

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....
02:28, 05/04/2019

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...
13:42, 07/23/2019

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...
10:56, 07/27/2019

"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....
10:14, 05/13/2019

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."...
19:42, 05/25/2019

"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......
10:28, 05/03/2019

Jim Clyburn apologizes after diversity remark dust-up House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn has apologized to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for his comments about the lack of diversity among their top staff that stirred furor within the upper ranks of leadership.Clyburn's swift ef...
20:42, 06/20/2019

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 at getting hit by the Phillies pitcher on Saturday....
20:56, 07/07/2019

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 ...
22:14, 06/26/2019

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....
16:56, 05/22/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded by PM Modi For 1984 Remark 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......
13:56, 05/10/2019

In Shocking Remark, BJP Leader Says Muslims Have "Animalistic Tendency" Surendra Singh has a history of making controversial and derogatory remarks, with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Sonia Gandhi, and BSP chief Mayawati among his recent targets...
12:14, 07/15/2019

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
22:42, 06/13/2019

"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"?...
13:56, 05/10/2019

"Azam Khan Must Apologise": BJP Lawmaker On Sexist Remark Against Her Azam Khan has no right to stay in parliament; he must apologise, says the BJP's Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the Samajwadi Party lawmaker's sexist remarks on Thursday....
08:28, 07/26/2019

"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......
02:14, 08/11/2019

Can Be Taken As A "Compliment": NCP Leader On Azam Khan's Sexist Remark Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon came out in support of Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Azam Khan, who is facing flak over his remark on BJP lawmaker Rama Devi, and said Azam Khan's remark......
07:14, 07/26/2019

"Sam Pitroda Should Be Ashamed": Rahul Gandhi On 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......
11:28, 05/13/2019

Sam Pitroda Apologises For 1984 Remark, Says He Meant "Move On" 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......
20:00, 05/10/2019

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....
12:14, 08/25/2019

Sanders: ‘Insane’ to talk infrastructure after Pelosi remark WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says “it’s insane” to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH’-see) did not accuse President Donald Trump of a “cover-up.&...
18:00, 05/23/2019

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....
17:00, 08/07/2019

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....
12:14, 07/24/2019

"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......
02:28, 05/17/2019

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......
02:28, 05/17/2019

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...
08:56, 06/21/2019

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....
11:00, 06/07/2019

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....
03:28, 05/09/2019

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....
01:56, 07/18/2019

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....
18:14, 06/15/2019

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...
12:14, 06/22/2019

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
19:56, 05/30/2019

PM Modi Begins New Term With 57 Ministers. Portfolios Soon Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time after his spectacular victory in the national election in a ceremony held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests......
19:56, 05/30/2019

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....
04:14, 09/17/2019

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer - PM's spokesman British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation passed before lawmakers go on their summer break, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
16:42, 05/14/2019

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....
12:42, 06/04/2019

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....
00:28, 07/23/2019

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....
06:14, 07/19/2019

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....
16:14, 08/03/2019

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer: PM's spokesman British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation passed before lawmakers go on their summer break, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
16:00, 05/14/2019

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......
01:56, 06/01/2019

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......
20:56, 06/26/2019

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......
15:56, 05/15/2019

China denounces Australian lawmaker's World War Two Germany remark China said on Thursday it "strongly deplores" comments by the head of Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee, who likened the West's attitude to China to the inadequate French response to the World War Two advances of Nazi Germany....
08:42, 08/08/2019

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....
01:56, 04/29/2019

Kamala Harris Criticized For Laughing At Remark On Trump, Apologises California Senator Kamala Harris has apologised following criticism that the Democrat presidential candidate laughed at an offensive remark about President Donald Trump....
15:56, 09/08/2019

Rahul Gandhi Replies To Notice On 'New Law To Shoot Tribals' Remark Responding to a notice over his "new law to shoot tribals" remark, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has told the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) that he made the comments in "free flow......
18:28, 06/20/2019

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....
10:14, 05/20/2019

Shashi Tharoor Appears Before Court Over "Scorpion On Shivling" Remark Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday appeared before a Delhi court in connection with a defamation case filed against him over his "scorpion on Shivling" remark....
17:00, 07/25/2019

"He Speaks Very Good English But...": PM Modi Laughs At Trump Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held talks today on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in France. The camaraderie between the two leaders was on display during a joint media......
14:28, 08/26/2019

Rahul Gandhi Scoffs At PM Modi's "Kerala Dear To Me" Remark Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Kerala was as dear to him as Varanasi, wondering how he could say such a thing when the BJP-led centre has made a......
14:42, 06/09/2019

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 ...
21:42, 06/03/2019

Adhir Chowdhury "Buried His Party In Grave": Governor On J&K Remark Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday criticised leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, saying he has "buried his party in the grave" by his remarks in parliament....
12:28, 08/26/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia's Advice To BJP Over Sadhvi Pragya's 'Occult' Remark Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has criticised BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that the Opposition is using "marak shakti" (killing power) to harm BJP leaders. He asked the......
13:42, 08/27/2019

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
16:42, 07/23/2019

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......
19:00, 06/06/2019

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....
08:56, 05/20/2019

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
15:00, 05/26/2019

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......
13:28, 07/23/2019

BJP's Pragya Thakur Apologises After Backlash Over Nathuram Godse Remark The BJP's Pragya Thakur has apologised for her controversial statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" after it was condemned widely, even by her party....
05:28, 05/17/2019

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."...
19:00, 04/30/2019

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"....
11:56, 08/13/2019

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...
11:56, 06/06/2019

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......
20:42, 05/13/2019

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....
13:42, 06/28/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
05:14, 06/06/2019

"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......
15:56, 05/17/2019

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......
15:42, 07/09/2019

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. ...
04:42, 05/17/2019

North Korea says Pompeo remark would make talks with U.S. more difficult A recent remark by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about "North Korea's rogue behavior" would make talks with the United States more difficult, the North's KCNA news agency on Saturday quoted its vice foreign minister, Choe Son Hui, as saying....
05:56, 08/31/2019

"Will Rahul Gandhi Sack His Guru?" BJP On Sam Pitroda's 1984 Remark Union Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP chief Amit Shah tore into the Congress over Rahul Gandhi's close aide Sam Pitroda's comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Thursday....
10:14, 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"......
16:14, 05/06/2019

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......
19:14, 07/06/2019

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.”...
22:00, 06/29/2019

"Not Pak, It Was Kashmir": Sharad Pawar Rebuts PM Modi's Terror Remark Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has questioned the Narendra Modi-led government's assertion of "hitting the enemy in his home", claiming that such actions against terrorists......
15:28, 06/09/2019

"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......
01:00, 04/30/2019

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"....
20:14, 06/19/2019

Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs......
13:14, 05/19/2019

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......
19:42, 06/24/2019

"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......
01:14, 05/13/2019

No More Sex Between Ministers and Staff, Australia’s Prime Minister Declares Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the ban after a political scandal involving the deputy prime minister and a former staff member who is now pregnant....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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...
22:14, 06/18/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al-Kaabi told The Associated Press that the parliame...
15:14, 06/24/2019

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....
20:28, 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....
01:56, 07/18/2019

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
03:28, 05/31/2019

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......
01:14, 09/14/2019

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"......
13:28, 07/04/2019

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....
13:00, 06/11/2019

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....
12:42, 05/31/2019

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
00:14, 05/24/2019

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...
15:28, 05/23/2019

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....
20:42, 06/05/2019

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......
01:56, 07/25/2019

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....
16:14, 07/15/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
19:56, 06/17/2019

Uttar Pradesh Gets 10 Central Ministers In PM Modi's Second Term NDA's second term in office Thursday saw eastern Uttar Pradesh bagging the lion share of the ministerial berths with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself leading the pack....
03:28, 05/31/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
13:56, 05/22/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — 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. The meeting...
16:56, 05/04/2019

ASEAN defense ministers discuss security proposals Defense ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations have met in the Thai capital to discuss issues including border controls, terrorism and illegal fishing...
10:14, 07/11/2019

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.......
10:00, 07/13/2019

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.'...
19:42, 08/21/2019

Slippers Thrown At Kamal Haasan Amid Controversy Over Godse Remark Slippers were thrown at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasanon Wednesday evening when he was campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Madurai. The slipper attack came three days after......
10:42, 05/16/2019

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 &#...
22:42, 05/14/2019

| 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....
20:28, 06/02/2019

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......
22:42, 09/07/2019

"Ban PM Modi Rallies Over Rajiv Gandhi Remark": Congress To Election Body A delegation of senior Congress leaders today met Election Commission officials to demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be banned from campaigning as penalty for denigrating late premier Rajiv......
18:42, 05/06/2019

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......
21:42, 05/14/2019

Devendra Fadnavis Slams Sharad Pawar For "Hospitable Pakistan" Remark Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's recent statement on his experience with Pakistani people has hotted up the hustings in poll-bound Maharashtra with Chief Minister Devendra......
19:00, 09/16/2019

Arrested Raptors fan doesn’t ‘remember’ vulgar Ayesha Curry remark A Toronto Raptors fan busted for mischief late last week after directing a horrific on-air remark toward Ayesha Curry is no longer on the offensive. “What I did was disgraceful; it was an alcohol-influenced situation,” Tristan Warkentin told th...
01:00, 06/09/2019

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....
05:14, 05/13/2019

'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...
10:14, 08/24/2019

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...
21:56, 08/24/2019

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....
03:42, 05/14/2019

Rahul Gandhi To Appear In Court For "Murder Accused" Remark On Amit Shah 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......
22:28, 05/01/2019

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......
22:28, 05/01/2019

Trump's "Nasty" Remark For Meghan Markle Makes A Comeback In Interview Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of the British royal Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the U.S. president said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview....
08:00, 06/05/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
16:00, 05/14/2019

PM Modi Gets Clean Chit From Poll Commission On "Nuclear Button" Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a clean chit by the Election Commission today - his third in three days - for his comment that India too has nuclear weapons and does not care about Pakistan's......
19:14, 05/02/2019

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......
17:14, 05/05/2019

"Can't Accept Villain As Hero," Says Kamal Haasan Amid Godse Remark Row Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who had sparked a row over his "India's first extremist a Hindu" remark for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, today spoke about the 'Father of The Nation,......
14:56, 05/19/2019

Digvijaya Singh Links Feud In Madhya Pradesh Congress To His "ISI Remark" Giving a new twist to the ongoing infighting in the Madhya Pradesh Congress, party veteran Digvijaya Singh today sought to link it to his allegations associating BJP and Bajrang Dal leaders with......
14:28, 09/06/2019

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......
22:28, 06/16/2019

"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......
12:14, 05/08/2019

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......
17:42, 07/09/2019

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...
04:00, 07/01/2019

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......
09:56, 08/31/2019

JDU Leader Slams Prashant Kishor Over Assam Citizens' List Remark Janata Dal United (JDU) leader Prashant Kishor on Monday came under a blistering attack from a dissident party leader for calling the final National Register of Citizens list in Assam a botched up......
19:00, 09/02/2019

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......
21:00, 05/17/2019

Piyush Goyal Clarifies As "Einstein Discovered Gravity" Remark Goes Viral Union minister Piyush Goyal's defence of the economy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government led to an inadvertent error on the discovery of gravity, setting Twitter buzzing. Jokes and memes......
14:28, 09/12/2019

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.” ...
21:42, 07/19/2019

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......
20:56, 05/21/2019

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......
16:14, 05/06/2019

Court Summons Rahul Gandhi For "Modi Surname Common For Thieves" Remark A court in Surat Thursday issued summons to Rahul Gandhi in response to a criminal defamation suit filed by a Gujarat MLA over the Congress president''s "how come all thieves have Modi as common......
19:14, 05/02/2019

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....
17:28, 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...
01:14, 08/27/2019

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......
20:29, 08/12/2019

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....
00:56, 06/04/2019

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....
19:14, 06/02/2019

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...
12:00, 06/01/2019

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......
17:56, 05/04/2019

PM Modi Gets 4th 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......
18:00, 05/03/2019

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
19:28, 06/18/2019

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...
13:42, 06/24/2019

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....
15:56, 06/05/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams BJP Over Ministers' Support For Kathua Convicts All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a......
17:56, 06/10/2019

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....
06:56, 08/10/2019

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...
17:42, 07/25/2019

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......
00:14, 07/26/2019

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......
08:56, 05/20/2019

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,......
11:56, 06/16/2019

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....
19:56, 06/16/2019

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....
23:42, 06/05/2019

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....
02:00, 05/25/2019

Croatian parliament approves ministers appointed in cabinet reshuffle Croatia's parliament on Friday approved the new ministers that conservative Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic named in a cabinet reshuffle two days earlier....
18:28, 07/19/2019

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,......
07:14, 06/13/2019

Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89....
13:00, 05/16/2019

PM Modi Begins Second Term, Portfolios Of New Ministers Today: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for a second term in the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, celebrities and industrialists on Thursday, exactly a week......
07:56, 05/31/2019

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......
10:42, 05/16/2019

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....
07:56, 08/16/2019

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......
01:56, 06/01/2019

Nitish Kumar Inducts 8 Ministers From His Party, Denies Rift With BJP Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was upset after his party was offered only a single berth in the Narendra Modi government, has hit back at the BJP's state unit. In the much-awaited Cabinet......
15:56, 06/02/2019

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....
11:14, 06/14/2019

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....
02:28, 05/28/2019

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......
03:14, 06/03/2019

Ministers, BJP Lawmakers To Attend RSS's Annual 'Guru Dakshina' Event The RSS called the ruling BJP's ministers and parliamentarians to its annual 'guru dakshina' programme, where they will attend hymn sessions and debates, and talks by RSS leaders like general......
16:42, 07/23/2019

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....
00:42, 06/04/2019

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....
21:28, 05/27/2019

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...
21:56, 07/21/2019

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......
12:14, 07/24/2019

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....
10:00, 05/18/2019

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....
15:28, 06/04/2019

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,......
06:42, 05/31/2019

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: 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......
08:42, 07/16/2019

Italy ministers to meet Tuesday on motorway concessions - sources A group of top Italian ministers will meet on Tuesday to discuss how the government intends to deal with the concessions of motorway operator Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI), two people familiar with the matter said....
15:00, 06/25/2019

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....
20:01, 08/30/2019

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....
12:56, 09/06/2019

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...
07:28, 05/10/2019

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....
19:28, 07/17/2019

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....
00:14, 05/09/2019

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
18:56, 07/12/2019

S Jaishankar To Attend BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet In Brazil External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in the standalone meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from July 25 to 26....
11:28, 07/18/2019

PM Modi Asks Ministers To Work On Development Schemes, Projects For J&K Pitching for development initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked Union ministers to work on schemes and projects for the region, and also called for engaging......
03:28, 08/29/2019

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....
19:56, 07/17/2019

Yogi Adityanath, UP Ministers Turn Students, Take Lessons At IIM Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues on Sunday took lessons in governance and leadership at the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow. The lessons were part......
19:42, 09/08/2019

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....
21:14, 07/03/2019

Reply To Issues Raised During Zero Hour: Venkaiah Naidu To Ministers Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu today asked the concerned ministers to reply to members on issues raised by them during Zero as well as through special mentions within 30 days....
19:42, 06/24/2019

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....
21:14, 06/30/2019

"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,......
01:56, 08/13/2019

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....
08:28, 09/03/2019

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....
20:42, 09/05/2019

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....
08:14, 08/25/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani Seek Action On Azam Khan's Sexist Remark Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist comments in parliament, the ruling BJP said today as lawmakers across political lines criticised the remarks made yesterday by the Samajwadi Party leader......
11:00, 07/26/2019

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....
19:42, 05/28/2019

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......
15:56, 05/17/2019

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.       ...
20:00, 06/17/2019

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....
12:28, 06/29/2019

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...
04:42, 09/09/2019

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......
15:56, 05/15/2019

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....
23:28, 08/05/2019

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...
15:56, 07/28/2019

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
19:56, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson 'turbo-charging' no-deal Brexit plans, say ministers Cabinet blitzes media, saying how 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 m...
13:28, 07/28/2019

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....
14:42, 07/01/2019

In Letters To Union Ministers, Rahul Gandhi Seeks Help To Rebuild Kerala Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has written to three Union Ministers asking for help to rebuild Kerala, recovering from floods, as he prepares to visit his constituency - one of the worst hit - Wayanad for......
05:42, 08/27/2019

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...
14:00, 07/01/2019

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....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Most Ministers Wear White Kurta-Pyjama, Waistcoat At Swearing-In Ceremony Traditional Indian wear and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of the new NDA......
07:56, 05/31/2019

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......
08:42, 08/02/2019

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....
19:28, 09/13/2019

New Ministers Called To PM Modi's Home At 5 pm Ahead Of Grand Oath Event Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn in this evening for a second straight term after his BJP's incredible victory in the national election. Amid intense speculation hours before the oath......
09:00, 05/30/2019

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern 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....
15:28, 07/18/2019

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...
09:42, 06/18/2019

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 12.08pm BST A small bit of good news in the sorry tale of the collapse of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain: the final three ...
13:28, 06/14/2019

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....
13:42, 07/03/2019

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....
19:00, 05/14/2019

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......
21:42, 06/07/2019

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......
20:42, 07/12/2019

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....
16:56, 05/21/2019

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....
12:00, 09/08/2019

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...
21:28, 05/01/2019

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....
22:00, 05/14/2019

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......
16:00, 05/21/2019

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....
22:14, 05/01/2019

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....
02:42, 06/23/2019

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......
00:42, 06/04/2019

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. ...
17:00, 06/02/2019

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.        ...
21:56, 04/28/2019

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.       ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

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......
18:56, 07/18/2019

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...
13:56, 05/17/2019

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....
08:56, 08/21/2019

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows: ministers The culture ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural exchanges and other areas of cooperation despite recent tensions over trade and their shared history....
08:28, 08/30/2019

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......
03:14, 06/03/2019

Almost 1m public sector workers to get above-inflation pay rises, ministers announce - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.55pm BST There are four former prime ministers still alive. (Theresa May probably already feels like a former prime minister, but she does not join the club until Wednesday). Today...
15:14, 07/22/2019

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....
16:42, 09/02/2019

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive in December and the subsequent detention of two Canadians by...
15:28, 08/02/2019

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......
11:28, 08/02/2019

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....
13:42, 06/19/2019

Amit Shah Meets Chief Ministers Of 10 Maoist-Hit States, Reviews Security Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday met the Chief Ministers of states affected by Maoist violence and reviewed the operations against insurgent groups and initiatives taken....
12:28, 08/26/2019

"Parle-G Slump As Kids Play PUBG?" Sena Attacks Ministers On "Research" Shiv Sena, in its mouth piece Saamana said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah were doing a "great job", but their ministers were making their job tougher by "mocking the......
16:28, 09/14/2019

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....
15:56, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of ...
16:42, 08/02/2019

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and......
12:00, 06/15/2019

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....
01:42, 07/10/2019

'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...
09:28, 07/19/2019

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...
15:42, 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...
00:00, 07/07/2019

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...
12:42, 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...
17:56, 09/12/2019

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?...
22:58, 09/16/2019

What’s Vendor Finance? Why Do Some Call It Bullying? It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a disco...
03:00, 08/13/2019

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....
19:42, 07/21/2019

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...
14:42, 07/01/2019

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 and uncertainty about their economic futures....
12:00, 05/18/2019

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....
00:28, 07/12/2019

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,...
21:28, 05/15/2019

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....
16:28, 07/21/2019

New Coins Of Up To Rs 20 To Be Released Soon, Says Finance Minister New coins of 20, 10, one, two and five rupees will be released soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, declaring Budget 2019 in parliament on Friday....
11:42, 07/05/2019

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 ...
12:28, 06/10/2019

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......
17:14, 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....
02:00, 05/07/2019

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....
16:56, 08/26/2019

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....
14:56, 05/15/2019

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...
13:56, 08/07/2019

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
05:00, 06/07/2019

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

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....
13:56, 08/24/2019

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...
16:28, 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....
19:00, 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....
15:28, 07/13/2019

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...
21:56, 08/07/2019

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. (June 8)        ...
18:42, 06/10/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is shifting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet...
03:28, 05/21/2019

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...
19:56, 06/28/2019

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....
00:00, 06/29/2019

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....
18:00, 08/29/2019

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....
17:28, 05/02/2019

Will Your Income Tax Change? New Report Given To Finance Ministry A Direct Tax Code task force constituted by the government has proposed a new taxation system that will bring about dramatic changes to the age-old Income Tax Act-1961, providing concessions to......
22:14, 08/28/2019

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.       ...
19:00, 07/22/2019

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....
18:42, 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....
18:14, 08/16/2019

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....
21:14, 06/18/2019

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....
18:28, 06/12/2019

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....
23:28, 04/28/2019

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....
09:42, 06/07/2019

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....
10:14, 07/05/2019

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....
23:14, 06/07/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
06:28, 06/09/2019

Finance Secretary Resigns After Being Shifted To Power Ministry A day after he was shifted from the high profile Ministry of Finance to the Power Ministry, senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg on Thursday applied for voluntary retirement from service, sources......
13:56, 07/25/2019

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......
12:42, 05/31/2019

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....
16:56, 05/03/2019

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....
12:42, 06/08/2019

AppZen Adds $50 Million to Develop AI for Finance Teams AppZen, a maker of software for business finance teams that uses artificial intelligence, has raised $50 million in a deal led by hedge-fund firm Coatue Management....
12:56, 09/09/2019

Scholz says he will remain German finance minister if he becomes SPD leader Germany's Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats' (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister if he becomes leader of his party....
12:00, 09/16/2019

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....
13:56, 06/03/2019

Sajid Javid to be Britain's finance minister, says ITV reporter Sajid Javid will be appointed finance minister by incoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, an ITV reporter said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton)...
14:28, 07/24/2019

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...
21:14, 04/30/2019

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....
23:42, 06/05/2019

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....
18:42, 07/22/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of corruption related to the construction of two dams. Despite Kenya's notorious graft, it is unprecedented for a sitting minister to be arrested for corruption....
13:56, 07/22/2019

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....
17:28, 07/23/2019

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....
14:42, 04/30/2019

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....
17:14, 07/21/2019

French finance minister to fight GE’s plan to cut jobs PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister is asking U.S. company General Electric to change its plans to cut more than 1,000 jobs in France. Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday he will talk to GE’s CEO, Larry Culp, by phone on Thursday. He committ...
16:42, 05/29/2019

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 6 p.m. Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies have wrapped up a meeting in Japan with a ple...
17:42, 06/09/2019

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...
07:42, 06/07/2019

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....
05:14, 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....
10:00, 09/09/2019

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......
12:14, 05/24/2019

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......
14:42, 08/19/2019

If Modi wins India election, who will be finance minister? India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley looks set to retain his post if Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins a second term as expected when results come on Thursday....
19:14, 05/20/2019

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed, Says Finance Minister The government today announced measures to revive economic growth and markets including the withdrawal of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and said it would release funds for bank......
18:42, 08/23/2019

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....
12:42, 08/19/2019

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......
09:14, 06/26/2019

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...
22:42, 05/10/2019

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......
20:00, 05/10/2019

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...
09:14, 07/20/2019

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....
20:56, 08/21/2019

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?...
03:56, 09/04/2019

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....
13:56, 06/28/2019

Malawi president appoints Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday....
22:42, 06/19/2019

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....
00:56, 06/21/2019

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....
11:14, 08/23/2019

UK finance minister Javid says he is "turning the page on austerity" British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he promised the biggest spending increases in 15 years, a move widely seen as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's push for an election to break the Brexit impasse....
17:14, 09/04/2019

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

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....
02:00, 07/18/2019

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....
07:14, 09/02/2019

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....
21:00, 06/23/2019

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....
13:00, 07/23/2019

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......
14:42, 08/16/2019

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......
02:14, 08/18/2019

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....
13:00, 07/18/2019