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Banks should use IBC only if other mechanisms fail: Govt

In the last five years, the government has recapitalised public sector banks (PSBs) by over Rs 2 trillion, and recently also announced an immediate capital infusion of Rs 70,000 crore in these lenders.

By 2025, India will become $5 trillion economy: Anurag Thakur

Thakur emphasised that the future course of the economy can be streamlined by taking into consideration all kinds of MSMEs, agricultural sector as well as small and large scale industries. 


Thakur to automakers: Take up GST cut demand with state FMs

The Centre has already indicated that it will take up the proposal of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate cut on automobiles to the GST Council, which is meeting later this month in Goa.

'Slowdown due to demonetisation effect': MoS Finance Anurag Thakur heckled at auto industry event

Jasbir Singh of GS Auto Ludhiana interrupted the junior finance minister's address, saying "This is the delayed effect of demonetisation. People don't have money!"

Centre to take more measures to boost country’s economy, says Anurag Thakur

Thakur also announced that soon he would organise a start-up event in Jammu and Kashmir where he would take entrepreneurs from Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and a few other states.

Digital currency in India? Government examining pros and cons

Cryptocurrencies are not recognised as legal tenders in the country and the issue of allowing trading in such currencies is being examined by the government, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said Monday.


‘Few unscrupulous traders’ actions make majority of honest taxpayers uncompetitive’

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Monday, said 535 cases of fake invoices involving a total fraudulent claim of Rs 2,565 crore of input tax credit (ITC) have been booked and 40 persons have been arrested so far in the current financial year.

Three-time MP Anurag Thakur banks on Modi factor in Himachal BJP bastion

Hamirpur has been a BJP bastion since the late 1980s, with veteran leader Prem Kumar Dhumal holding sway as a three-time MP. He vacated the seat in 2008 to become the Chief Minister.

Hamirpur: Anurag Thakur faces anti-incumbency, but voters inclined towards Modi

Anurag's primary poll pitch is based on the works done by the Modi government in the past five years, and the developmental works, he claims, he got done in Hamirpur in the past years.

Anurag Thakur: The contest is about winning with a higher vote margin than 2014

"In 2014, people voted against Congress. But this time their vote will be in favour of (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi for his works and achievements."

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Anurag Thakur Sacked: What's The Road Ahead For BCCI

The Supreme Court Monday removed Anurag Thakur as the President of the BCCI for not complying with its orders and also issued notices why contempt and perjury proceedings be not initiated against him. Replacing the top brass with a panel of administrators, the court also ordered for removal of Ajay Shirke as the BCCI Secretary […]

It Was Never A Personal Battle, Always Fought For The Autonomy Of BCCI: Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur said that BCCI is the best run sports organistation in the country, in a video statement released on Monday. He was speaking for the first time since the Supreme Court dismissed him as BCCI president and Ajay Shirke as secretary of the board.


Justice Lodha Hails SC’s Decision To Sack Anurag Thakur

Hailing the Supreme Court’s decision to remove Anurag Thakur as the BCCI President from immediate basis, Justice RM Lodha on Monday said the removal was a logical consequence and it’s a victory for the sports in India especially for cricket. Lodha said once the biggest court has given a verdict it has to be implemented […]

BCCI Chief Anurag Thakur Sacked By Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke to forthwith vacate office. A bench comprising Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that as an interim arrangement, the senior-most Vice President of the BCCI will act as the President and the Joint Secretary will […]

Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Speaking on the Himachal Government’s demand for a change in venue of the match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said sports should be free from every political prejudice. Thakur said the venues of the T20 World Cup matches were decided one year in advance, adding that there is no point of raising an objection now. He emphasised that showing the disability to organise the match between the two nations will definitely tarnish the image of India.


Anurag Thakur calls for resumption of cricket ties with Pakistan

Stressing that it was important to sit across the table and talk to Pakistan, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that cricket could pave the way for other issues, such as terrorism and trade, to be discussed.