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Budget 2020-21: Here's what our bravehearts expect from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2020-21: Here's what our bravehearts expect from FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Business | Feb 01, 2020, 08:22 AM IST

Defence of India's territory and interests is of foremost importance. There is no space for any laxity when it comes to keeping our armed forces in top condition. We are a unique country that has battlefields in hilly regions, snow-capped mountains as well as in forests and a variety of other geographical conditions. The challenges around us are many and we have some of the finest armed forces in the world.

Budget 2020-2021

Budget 2020: What's in store and what are the challenges?

Business | Feb 01, 2020, 02:05 AM IST

Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has quite a task ahead of her as she prepares to present Union Budget 2020 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday (February 1). The economy is not in the best of shapes. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has already slashed India's growth forecast from 6.1 per cent to 4.8 per cent. Prices of goods are high and the common man is looking at Budget 2020 just as he is at his own pocket.

They may the fairer sex but their identity isn't limited to

Who ran the world? Girls: Women leaders who made news in the decade gone by

World | Dec 31, 2019, 08:47 PM IST

Gone are the times when a woman had to be 'behind' a successful man.

Sushma Swaraj death

Ode to Sushma Swaraj’s oratory: The ‘96 speech' that took Lok Sabha, and India, by storm

India | Aug 07, 2019, 04:39 PM IST

People currently in their late 20s or early 30s are probably too young to remember what can be called 'golden period' of Sushma Swaraj's oratory -- right from the Vajpayee regime. To this generation, Sushma Swaraj was known more as a genial smiling face who worked in tandem with the senior leadership. The millennial generation admired her, no doubt. The generation appreciated her vibrant presence on Twitter and her readiness with which she helped Indians who requested her help on Twitter.

Union Budget 2019-20

Budget 2019-20: Will the josh be high? Here's what defence sector expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget | Jan 31, 2020, 04:30 PM IST

Budget 2019-20: India's defence forces are in dire need of modernisation. Indian Army needs new assault rifles, bulletproof jackets. Indian Navy needs modern submarines and helicopters. Indian Air Force needs new fighter jets. Read on to what is expected from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she presents her first Union Budget as India's first full-time woman finance minister.

Lok Sabha election result 2019

Catch train in Mumbai, travel north, you won't find a Congress MP till Punjab

India | May 25, 2019, 10:11 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi and Congress are facing a lot of flak after BJP's landslide victory in Lok Sabha election 2019.

Priyanka Gandhi

My brother faced massive personal attacks, but he is different than what is portrayed: Priyanka Gandhi in Wayanad

Apr 20, 2019, 02:09 PM IST

Priyanka Gandhi was addressing a public rally in Wayanad, Kerala. Rahul Gandhi was present at the rally as well.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Aqsa Mosque, third holiest site in Islam, was burning at same time as Notre Dame Cathedral

World | Apr 17, 2019, 10:25 PM IST

There is no evidence to link fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and Al-Aqsa Mosque. But the timing has amazed everyone.

Delhi thunderstorm

Not winter but thunderstorms are coming: MeT department issues warning for Delhi-NCR

India | Apr 16, 2019, 10:13 PM IST

Short spells of rain welcomed Delhiites on Tuesday morning. Weather Department has predicted thunderstorms in the region in the evening.