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Anurag Thakur: Economy remains resilient even in these testing times

July 11, 2020 1:21 am

Addressing CII members through a webinar, Anurag Thakur said the government is focussed on reviving growth and asked industrialists to provide specific details on their suggestions of creating export hubs for automotive industry.

Delhi Confidential: Miles Away

April 07, 2020 1:27 am

The lockdown has kept many people, including MPs, away from their families. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is among them.

Amid objections by opposition, govt tables Companies Amendment Bill aimed at decriminalising offences

March 18, 2020 12:55 am

Rejecting the opposition charges, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur — while introducing the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 — said the government was not looking to decriminalise non-compoundable offences.

Macroeconomic outlook vulnerable to disruption of trade with China: Anurag Thakur

March 17, 2020 12:17 am

Coronavirus has already caused massive disruption across the world, forcing airlines to reduce flights and adversely affecting a range of businesses globally and in India.

No decision to discontinue printing of Rs 2,000 banknotes: Anurag Thakur

March 16, 2020 6:58 pm

"No indent was placed with the presses for printing of Rs 2,000 denomination notes for 2019-20. However, there is no decision to discontinue the printing of Rs 2,000 banknotes," Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

Independent RS member withdraws Bill to create body for looking into FDI

March 14, 2020 3:56 am

Jadhav's Bill had earlier been discussed by various members, and many of them had supported it. One of the last participating members was BJP's nominated member in Rajya Sabha, Subramanian Swamy.

Shimla resident files police complaint against SHO for not lodging Zero FIR against Anurag Thakur

March 10, 2020 2:47 am

Sunil Mohan Jetly, a resident of Kasumpti, has registered his grievance with District Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal under section 154(3) of the Criminal Procedure Code, which deals with refusal of a police station in-charge to record information related to a cognizable offence.

Yes Bank crisis: Some people spreading lies for politics, says Anurag Thakur

March 09, 2020 8:53 pm

MoS Finance Anurag Thakur said the Narendra Modi government would not tolerate corruption, and added "there was a lot to come on the issue".

Asked about his ‘hate speech’, Anurag Thakur says, ‘you are lying, get your facts right’

March 02, 2020 8:47 am

The BJP leader was addressing a press conference after attending a meeting with representatives of traders, business and industries associations.

'You are lying, half-knowledge dangerous': Anurag Thakur on raising 'desh ke gaddaron ko' chant

March 01, 2020 4:51 pm

The Delhi HC is currently hearing a plea seeking action against Anurag Thakur and other BJP leaders, for provocative statements against anti-CAA protesters that purportedly played a part in inciting the recent Delhi violence.


Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

March 01, 2016 8:38 am

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

December 04, 2015 11:07 am

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.