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Jul 13, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sakshi Misra case, Kangana Ranaut's hurried opinions, Wimbledon 2019; today's must-read storiesEditor's Picks: Sakshi Misra case, spat between Nirmala Sitharaman, scribes, Meerut's Kainchi Bazaar; today's must-read stories.
Jul 12, 2019
Spat between Nirmala Sitharaman, scribes over North Block 'gag' undermines credibility of media, govtMany journalists invited by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to her post-Budget dinner on Friday night have decided to boycott it in response to an order barring even government-accredited journalists access to the finance ministry’s North Block offices without prior appointments
Jul 10, 2019
Editors Guild condemns finance ministry restricting entry of journalists into North Block, calls it 'gag on media freedom'The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday issued a statement condemning the finance ministry's move to restrict entry of journalists into the North Block.
Jun 14, 2019
Union Budget 2019: What is Halwa ceremony? When is it held and what is its significance?As part of the ritual, halwa is prepared in large quantities and served to the officers and support staff involved.
Feb 01, 2019
Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal arrives at Ministry of Finance ahead of 11 am speech, expected to address media at 3.30 pmPiyush Goyal, also serving as the railway minister, examined the final copy of the document on Thursday evening in New Delhi. He will present the Interim Budget in the Lok Sabha at 11 am. He is also expected to address the media around 3.30 pm.
Dec 12, 2018
New RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: A non-confrontist career bureaucrat, his calm approach has worked in chaotic situationsThe role is well-charted before the new Governor Das, who has served on the board of the RBI as a government nominee director for nearly two years as economic affairs secretary till May 2017.
May 29, 2018
Narendra Modi’s unfulfilled promises: Govt must give up control of PSBs; regime has no business to be in businessIn its fifth year, the Modi government should walk the talk on privatisation of state-run banks.
Feb 12, 2018
Rajnath Singh to chair security meeting in Delhi, discuss constant attacks on military establishments in Jammu and KashmirA high-level security meeting over the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir will be held in Delhi's North Block at 4 pm. It will be chaired by Rajnath Singh.
Oct 12, 2017
Raisina Hills gets new look: Dynamic facade lighting offers visual treat to visitorsThe iconic Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi got a new dynamic lighting system on Wednesday which can display a wide range of themes.
Jul 07, 2016
Cabinet reshuffle: This was no time for Narendra Modi to tinker with Jaitley’s ministryThe world economy is passing through a tough phase and the domestic economy too is facing its spill-over effects