Anurag Thakur

Government introduces Bill in Lok Sabha to abolish five tribunals

A bill to abolish some tribunals where public at large is not litigant was introduced in the Lok Sabha by MoS for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur.

published on : 13th February 2021

Union Minister Anurag Thakur's remark kicks row in Rajya Sabha

Anurag Thakur kicked a row in Rajya Sabha when he sought to extrapolate usage of the term 'andolanjivi' by a Congress MP for Mahatma Gandhi.

published on : 11th February 2021

No proposal to raise excise duty on cigarettes, 'beedis': MoS Finance Anurag Thakur

Finance Ministry data showed that the overall GST collection from these products, including cess, during FY 2019-20 was Rs 53,540 crore and excise collection Rs 1,610 crore.

published on : 9th February 2021

Govt to soon bring bill on cryptocurrencies: Anurag Thakur

The government had formed an Inter-Ministerial Committee which has given its report on issues related to virtual currencies.

published on : 9th February 2021

Centre may increase MGNREGA spend if need arises: Anurag Thakur

The minister emphasised that the Narendra Modi government has taken steps in the past in the interest of the poor and vulnerable rural population.

published on : 7th February 2021

We’ll achieve $5 trillion economy, says minister Anurag Thakur

MoS hails Central govt for converting adversities into opportunities and bringing about reforms in various sectors

published on : 7th February 2021

Customary 'Halwa Ceremony' kickstarts process of compilation Union Budget documents

Unlike the past, the voluminous budget documents will not be printed this year following the COVID-19 protocol and will instead be distributed electronically to the Members of Parliament.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Bengal should answer why no businessman wants to invest in the state: Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur took a dig at the ruling TMC in Bengal and said the state government should answer why businessmen are hesitant to invest in the state.

published on : 4th January 2021

Anurag Thakur visits Sourav Ganguly at hospital, says former skipper to be back in 'normal routine' soon

Further, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, Rajya Sabha Member Swapan Dasgupta and senior Congress leader Abdul Mannan also visited the hospital today.

published on : 4th January 2021

If Union minister is outsider, who is insider in Bengal: Anurag Thakur

Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.

published on : 4th January 2021

Dialogue only solution, ready to clear doubts of protesting farmers: Anurag Thakur

Farmers continue their protest at the borders of Delhi against three key agri reform laws.

published on : 25th December 2020

India looking at strong economic revival, says Anurag Thakur as country battles recession

He also defended the contentious farm sector reforms, saying the Narendra Modi government had the courage to do what others could not.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Jammu and Kashmir will get back 17,000 hectares of land grabbed under Roshni Scheme: Anurag Thakur

The J&K govt has filed a review petition in the high court seeking to distinguish between landless cultivators and wealthy land grabbers.

published on : 12th December 2020

BJP steals the campaign show during J&K DDC polls as Gupkar leaders stay away

Meanwhile, several Congress leaders have left the J&K Congress to fend for themselves, and top leaders of Gupkar Alliance have stayed away from campaigning.

published on : 7th December 2020

Jammu & Kashmir believes in politics of ballot, not politics of bullet: Union minister Anurag Thakur

The BJP leader said that the people do not believe in the 'divisive politics' propagated by the newly-created 'Gupkar alliance'.

published on : 28th November 2020
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