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Sitharaman said she “spoke extensively for 20 minutes” on the measures the government is taking to tackle rising onion prices but was criticised for a remark taken out of context.
December 05, 2019 8:44 pm
"The Finance Minister's job is not to tell India what she eats. And the fact of the matter is she has no idea on what is going on. Basically she is incompetent. UPA believed in putting competent people in charge of the economy," said Rahul Gandhi.
December 05, 2019 8:05 pm
Claiming that inspite of having spoken extensively on the measures taken by the government to tackle the issue of rising onion prices, the Finance Minister had been wrongly accused and condemned the approach.
December 05, 2019 4:05 pm
Amid a raging debate over an upswing in onion prices, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha that she belongs to a family “that has little to do with onions”.
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"Main itna lehsun, pyaaz nahi khati hoon ji. Main aise pariwar se aati hoon jaha onion, pyaaz se matlab nahi rakhte (I do not eat onions and garlic much. I come from a family where we have nothing to do with onions)," Nirmala Sitharaman said.
December 05, 2019 1:07 am
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Nirmala Sitharaman said, "I only can invite and assure that the Government of India is committed to further reforms in various sectors whether it is banking, mining or insurance and so on."
December 03, 2019 2:13 am
Sitharaman said this is a government where the Prime Minister and other ministers have been pilloried but the response has been positive.
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