Nirmala sitharaman is 50 years old elected from karnataka as rajyasabha member. She is a member of the rajya sabha, upper house of the indian parliament, since 2014. May 28, 2014 nirmala sitharaman is another articulate bjp spokesperson who have been rewarded with a ministerial berth. Nov 11, 2016 shaun ley speaks to indias commerce and industry minister, nirmala sitharaman. Sep 06, 2017 nirmala sitharamans appointment as defence minister was definitely newsworthy. Sitharaman is currently the minister of defence in the narendra modiled nda cabinet. Nirmala sitharaman today took charge of the defence ministry, becoming the first fulltime woman defence minister of the country. Nirmala sitharaman is married to parakala prabhakar, a ph. Shaun ley speaks to indias commerce and industry minister, nirmala sitharaman. India has the highest agricultural land globally, at over 60 percent. Seeking to boost the covidhit economy, finance minister nirmala sitharaman on wednesday announced rs 3lakh crore collateralfree automatic loan for businesses, including msmes. Sitharaman was born into a middleclass tamilbrahmin family who spent her childhood in different parts of tamil nadu due to her fathers transferable job in the indian railways. Nirmala welcomes whatever arises within the field of experience.
Nirmala sitharaman biography nirmala sitharaman is an indian politician and currently serving as defence minister of india. Jan 17, 2018 defence minister nirmala sitharaman strapped herself into a gsuit today and became the second indian woman leader to go on a sortie on a sukhoi30 fighter jet. Nirmala sitharaman horoscope by date of birth horoscope. She took charge in the presence of her predecessor arun. She also released a book containing selected speeches from the. In a letter to finance minister nirmala sitharaman, mp and bihar bjp chief sanjay jaiswal has said modi govt should junk proposals. Nirmala sitharaman, is the union finance minister and former defence minister in prime minister narendra modis government. Easing things slightly for a billion plus indian under lockdown, the finance minister, nirmala sitharaman announced a few tax compliance related relief measures.
It may be noted that jaitley has always recognized sitharamans competence and capabilities. Nirmala sitharaman have much self will, and the spirit of independence is firmly planted in nirmala sitharaman nirmala sitharaman resent the interference of others, perhaps more than nirmala sitharaman should, and freedom is a quality nirmala sitharaman prize very highly freedom not only of action but also of thought. Nirmala sitharaman biography about family, political. Defence a new challenge for nirmala sitharamans battletested skills nirmala sitharaman thanks cosmic grace, party leadership cabinet reshuffle. Indias newly appointed defence minister nirmala sitharaman created history as she took oath on sunday as cabinet minister at rashtarpati bhavans durbar hall. Beyond that, her views on the economy and the current state of finances are an open book. Nirmala sitharaman is another articulate bjp spokesperson who have been rewarded with a ministerial berth. There is nothing for them to fear as long as they are proper business decisions. Sitharaman hits back at chidambaram, says nothing to learn from. Sep 04, 2017 however, in 1991, sitharaman returned to india and was one of the spokesperson for the bjp under ravi shankar prasad. A purported audio clip of finance minister nirmala sitharaman taking state bank of india chairman rajnish kumar to task has gone viral sitharaman, who has been known to lose her cool as finance minister and as defence minister in the first term of pm modi can be heard calling the countrys largest staterun lender heartless and inefficient in the purported.
You are a heartless bank nirmala sitharaman blasts sbi. Finance minister nirmala sitharaman during the 2nd meeting of g20 finance ministers, to discuss global economic outlook amid evolving covid19 pandemic, in new delhi. Nirmala sitharaman find all nirmala sitharamans latest news today on. Indias commerce and industry minister nirmala sitharaman. There is nothing wrong with the current approach but one wonders how the. Parakala prabhakar born 2 january 1959 is an indian political economist, political commentator, economic, and social affairs. During her maiden visit to armys frontline command. Early life of nirmala sitharaman nirmala sitharaman was born in tiruchirapalli, tamil nadu.
Four factors behind nirmala sitharamans big promotion to. Before, sitharaman was in a position of minister of state for finance and corporate affairs under the ministry of finance and the minister for commerce and industry. The first woman to be a fulltime defence minister, she certainly broke glass ceiling. Nirmala sitharaman age, husband, family, caste, biography. Sitharaman s press conference comes a day after prime minister narendra modi announced a rs 20 lakh crore fiscal stimulus to deal with covid19 situation in the country. I stumbled onto nirmalas books after an online search.
Nirmala sitharaman is a national spokesperson for bharatiya janata party. Looking back at nirmala sitharamans career the former business consultant, who was the surprise pick on sunday, is not exactly a. Nirmala sitharaman can use the current slowdown to earn a place in the finance ministers hall of fame. Nirmala sitharaman challenges startups to innovate and.
Nirmala sitharaman takes charge as defence minister. Subsequently, in a press conference on june 5, 2018, the defence minister, nirmala sitharaman clarified that she had ordered these roads to be opened because the local military authorities lma had not adhered to the procedure under section 258. Britains prime minister theresa may has visited delhi to pave the way for. Sitharaman formerly served as the defence minister of india, thereby becoming indias second female defence minister and also the second female finance minister after. In what is the third reshuffle of cabinet since 2014, the modi government introduced 4 new faces in the union cabinet piyush goyal, nirmala sitharaman, dharmendra pradhan and mukhtar abbas who were till now serving as the ministers of state. They have only one child a daughter named parakala vangmayi. Watch videos, top stories and articles on nirmala sitharaman at. Out of all the changes, the one change that is most talked about and deservingly so is the promotion of nirmala sitharaman as the defense minister of.
Personal finance big story india economy commodity analysis stock. Nirmala sitharamans appointment as defence minister was definitely newsworthy. Finance minister nirmala sitharaman on tuesday hit back at former minister p chidambaram for his incompetent doctors. From tax the super rich to tax cuts for the rich corporates, finance minister nirmala sitharaman did a oneeighty in a few weeks. Nirmala sitharaman is minister of state independent charge commerce and industry. I think it has to be a collective effort, individual ministers can play a role.
It is a case where a minister performs well and earns a higher responsibility for herself. Britains prime minister theresa may has visited delhi to pave the way for the uks first postbrexit trade deal. She did her graduation from seethalakshmi ramaswami college, tiruchirapalli in 1980. Nirmala sitharaman in jammu and kashmir nirmala sitharaman dussehra nirmala sitharaman siachen also read in siachen, 163 army personnel lost lives in 10 years.
Nirmala sitharaman horoscope by date of birth horoscope of. Her father worked in the railways while her mother was a homemaker and a great lover of books. Nirmala sitharaman addressing at the release of book and panel discussion on tpp and india implications of mega regionals for developing countries, in. All the personal staff whose tenure is coterminus with honble minister of finance and corporate affairs, smt. Sep 04, 2017 four factors behind nirmala sitharamans big promotion to south block sitharaman will be a great contrast from manohar parrikar, former defence minister, who had a tendency to say too much sometimes, a bjp leader said.
Seeing beyond the illusion of a personal self as a. The slow but steady rise of indias new defence minister this is the second time that prime minister narendra modi has shown faith in nirmala sitharaman. Indira gandhi had been a defence minister before her, but gandhi shattered so many glass ceilings, generations to come must grasp at shards. Nirmala sitharaman have offered to forego one days salary every month until march, 2021 to contribute towards the nations fight against covid19. Meet nirmala sitharaman, indias second woman defense. What are your views on nirmala sitaraman as the new defence. Sitharaman also worked at the bbc world service for a short while before returning to india in 1991. I am sure, now that i have an extremely competent successor in nirmala sitharaman, she will carry the road forward. Defence is a complex job that requires a great degree of application and very careful and precise articulation on sensitive issues. The elevation of nirmala sitharaman under narendra modi has created cool shock waves. Family and personal background of nirmala sitharaman nirmala sitharaman was born to a middleclass family in tiruchirapalli in tamil nadu on august 18, 1959.
And, hence, this promotion of a young politician known for her impeccable personal integrity, honesty and no nonsense attitude towards work is more than based on performance. Sitharamans press conference comes a day after prime minister narendra modi announced a rs 20 lakh crore fiscal stimulus to deal with covid19 situation in the country. Such a somersault in economic policy happens only when someone. Finance minister sitharaman softened the contentious budget proposal to tax nonresident indians, putting in place a threshold of rs 15 lakh for the levy of tax on incomes emanating from india, while leaving out global incomes from the tax. She is only the second woman to hold the post since former prime minister indira gandhi. Jun 28, 2018 subsequently, in a press conference on june 5, 2018, the defence minister, nirmala sitharaman clarified that she had ordered these roads to be opened because the local military authorities lma had not adhered to the procedure under section 258 of the cantonments act, 2006 before closing the roads. Sep 07, 2017 it is a case where a minister performs well and earns a higher responsibility for herself. New delhi, aug 5 ians india is not opposed to any agreement to simplify the rules of global commerce but cannot wait endlessly for a permanent solution on subsidies, so crucial for food security and welfare of its farmers, commerce minister nirmala sitharaman said tuesday. Defence minister nirmala sitharaman visits western command. Several senior bjp leaders and top government officials et spoke to said the prime ministers choice was dictated by four main factors.
Nirmala sitharaman is indias first woman fulltime defence minister. Here are some things about nirmala sitharaman that we ought to know. Nirmala sitharaman born 18 august 1959 is an indian politician serving as the current minister of finance and corporate affairs of india. Vitt mantriminister of finance and corporate affairs minister of defence 3 september 2017 30 may 2019 minister of state independent. Vitt mantriminister of finance and corporate affairs minister of defence 3 september 2017. As nirmala sitharaman walked into the north block on friday, leaving. Indira gandhi had been a defence minister before her, but gandhi shattered so many glass ceilings, generations to. Startups to get additional tax benefits in upcoming budget. Union defence minister, nirmala sitharaman on saturday visited headquarters of western command at chandimandir military station.
Hope nirmala sitharaman doesnt blame us at the start of covid19 pandemic, millennials were criticised for crowding bars, holding corona house parties or sensing an opportunity for cheap vacations. Union commerce minister nirmala sitharaman made a weak attempt to come to the rescue of ruling tdp from the loss of face it suffered with regard to getting special category state status bestowed on ap. For several years he presented a current affairs discussion programme on television channels of andhra pradesh. In conversation with commerce and industry minister nirmala sitharaman on demonetisation anchor. Former defence minister, nirmala sitharaman will be replacing arun. About a third of private bank loan books go under moratorium. Defence minister nirmala sitharaman flies in sukhoi30 jet. Nov 23, 2016 in conversation with commerce and industry minister nirmala sitharaman on demonetisation anchor. Will nirmala sitharaman make a good finance minister. He served as communications advisor, held a cabinet rank position in andhra pradesh government between july 2014 and june 2018. Her performance as the minister of state for commerce was just above average. Why nirmala sitharaman for defence was the topofthemind question in the national capital on sunday. Born in tamil nadu and married into an andhra family, the 59yearold joined bjp even. Sep 30, 2017 nirmala sitharaman in jammu and kashmir nirmala sitharaman dussehra nirmala sitharaman siachen also read in siachen, 163 army personnel lost lives in 10 years.
Naturally, vangmayi is close to both nirmala and prabhakar the former adviser to the government of andhra pradesh. Nirmala sitharaman is an indian politician, currently serving as the defence minister of india, nirmala sitharaman is the first woman to serve as defence minister independently. Here are five facts you didnt know about the newly appointed leader. Prior to this, former prime minister indira gandhi held the defence portfolio as an additional charge on two occasions. Nirmala sitharaman is an indian politician presently serving as a minister of state independently charge for the union of india. The countrys first woman defence minister sat in the. Can nirmala sitharaman be a gamechanger for defence ministry. Defence minister nirmala sitharaman flies in sukhoi30 jet in.
Also stay updated with top and breaking news on nirmala sitharaman. Commerce and industry minister nirmala sitharaman is seeking innovative methods to help boost organic farming in the country. Joining the bjp in 2006, her popularity quickly accelerated and it was during nitin gadkaris tenure as bjp president that nirmala sitharaman was enlisted as one of the six party spokespersons in march 2010. Defence minister nirmala sitharaman strapped herself into a gsuit today and became the second indian woman leader to go on a sortie on a sukhoi. Nirmala sitharaman who is nirmala sitharaman nirmala. Nirmala sitharaman andhras daughter in law nirmala. She is one of the founding directors of pranava, a school in hyderabad. Sep 04, 2017 nirmala sitharaman is indias first woman fulltime defence minister.
Know about her education qualification, family background. She is a perfect blend of her fathers disciplinary nature and her mothers love for books. Defence minister nirmala sitharaman on wednesday took off in the iafs frontline combat jet sukhoi 30 mki from the air base here. Commerce and industry minister nirmala sitharaman on monday indicated that startups may get additional tax benefits in the upcoming budget, which is scheduled to be unveiled on february 1, 2017. In 2003, sitharaman was made a member of the national commission fo. What are your views on nirmala sitaraman as the new. In a media presser on march 24, the fm announced the extension of four incometax. It may be noted that jaitley has always recognized sitharamans competence and.627 621 446 24 769 482 1229 144 79 15 172 869 424 1143 1381 1435 174 227 126 139 848 1477 950 99 316 189 928 87 559 107 734 1184 875