Tag Archives: Pranab Mukherjee

Govt taking steps to restore confidence, revive economy: Prez

NEW DELHI: Attributing slow growth to global and domestic factors, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the government is taking several steps to boost economy and restore investor confidence…. Read more »

Mukherjee to be sworn-in as 13th Prez on Wednesday

NEW DELHI: Pranab Mukherjee will be sworn in as the country’s 13th President on Wednesday at a special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament. Chief Justice of India S… Read more »

Prez poll: Yeddyurappa rubs salt into BJP wounds in Karnataka

BANGALORE: Rubbing salt into the wounds of BJP, smarting from cross-voting by some of its MLAs in the Presidential poll, party strongman B S Yeddyurappa today said Pranab Mukherjee should… Read more »

BJP’s charge against Pranab Mukherjee ‘scandalous’: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Home Minister P Chidambaram today described as “scandalous” BJP’s contention that Pranab Mukherjee’s resignation letter to the Indian Statistical Institute was forged, and said the UPA Presidential candidate… Read more »

Austerity measures on the way, says Pranab

NEW DELHI: Citing the difficult economic situation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the government would be resorting to a fresh spell of austerity measures to deal with the problems,… Read more »

Pranab tells oppn about govt decision to keep FDI move on hold

NEW DELHI: Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday told opposition leaders, including Sushma Swaraj and Sitaram Yechury, that the decision on allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail was… Read more »

India better prepared, fundamentals strong: Pranab

NEW DELHI: Amid a fall in the stock markets in the wake of economic problems in the US, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India’s fundamentals are strong and the… Read more »

US downgrade a grave concern: FM

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today described the downgrading of the US government by credit rating agency as a “grave situation” and said it has to be analyzed. “We… Read more »

India negotiating changes in Mauritius tax treaty: Pranab

WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the government is negotiating changes in a tax treaty with Mauritius, the country which accounts for the maximum foreign investment in India. “So… Read more »

‘Unfair to blame Centre if Bengal govt fails to pay salary’

JALPAIGURI: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said it would be unfair on the part of the Left Front Government to blame Centre if it failed to pay salary to… Read more »

US remains a prime source of investment: Pranab

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the US remains a prime source of investment and an important trading partner for India. “Economic policy, finance and trade constitute important… Read more »