Tag Archives: Pranab

Sangma moves SC against Pranab’s election as President

NEW DELHI: P A Sangma today moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee as President of India. The petition filed by Sangma has contended that… Read more »

I am losing sleep over rising subsidy bill: Pranab

NEW DELHI: Worried over the impact of rising expenditure on the fiscal deficit, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said he is “losing sleep” over skyrocketing subsidy bill which could exceed… Read more »

India needs to fully tap potential of NRIs, PIOs: Pranab

JAIPUR: Citing example of China, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that India too needs to fully tap the investment potential of NRIs and their entrepreneurial skills and promote inclusive… Read more »

Have tools to deal with tax havens not sharing info: Pranab

NEW DELHI: Under pressure from civil society to take concrete action on black money, the government today said it has enough tools to deal with transactions arising from non-cooperative jurisdictions… Read more »

Pranab assurance to FIIs on sell-off plans

NEW DELHI: With slowdown in FII investment in equities looming over government’s Rs 40,000 crore sell-off plan, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met institutional investors and asked them to stay optimistic… Read more »

No assurance given to Lagarde for IMF chief’s post: Pranab

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India has not given any assurance to his French counterpart Christine Lagarde on support for her candidature to the post of IMF’s… Read more »

India to ratify UN anti-graft convention: Pranab

KOLKATA: Union Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India would endorse the UN convention on graft which the country signed in 2005. “India will ratify the UN convention on graft. There… Read more »

Pranab announces Rs 2,370-cr bonanza for MPs

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today announced a Rs 2,370-crore bonanza for MPs by raising allocations under MPLAD scheme from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore, even as… Read more »