Anurag Thakur

GST council meet: Anurag Thakur dismisses Bengal minister Amit Mitra's claims that his voice was muzzled, says it was poor internet connection

Minister of State in the Finance Ministry, Anurag Thakur, has dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed that he was not allowed to speak at the end of the meeting held on Saturday

Jun 13, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

Indian economy resilient, Congress leaders clueless: Anurag Thakur’s rebuttal to Chidambaram

Thakur said that the economy will rebound in the times ahead based on consistent reforms that have ensured strong fundamentals.

Jun 02, 2021, 18:53 PM IST

Curb on black money: Rs 2,000 notes not printed in last 2 years

As of February 26, 2021, 2,499 million pieces of Rs 2,000 notes were in circulation, constituting 2.01 per cent and 17.78 per cent of banknotes in terms of volume and value, respectively.

Mar 16, 2021, 12:03 PM IST

West Bengal Election 2021: Lotus will bloom in every corner of Bengal, says Anurag Thakur

Thakur also commented on TMC’s allegations of ‘BJP conspiracy’ behind the attack on Mamata, that it is natural for Mamata Banerjee to fear her impending defeat and to see all leaders leave one after the other, adding that the politics of appeasement is also coming to an end.

Mar 13, 2021, 12:16 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi demands separate fisheries ministry, BJP leaders retort in Italian

Rahul Gandhi had sought a separate ministry to address grievances of the fishing industry during his Puducherry visit. Giriraj Singh, Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, started the Twitter attack and tweeted in Italian. BJP leaders Smriti Irani and Anurag Thakur rallied behind Singh to take a jibe at Congress Wayanad MP. 


Feb 17, 2021, 21:11 PM IST

Ban on Chinese companies: 80 firms actively doing business in India, MoS Anurag Thakur tells Rajya Sabha

The BJP leader said that 92 Chinese companies are currently registered in India. Thakur made these remarks while replying to a question about restricting the Chinese companies from doing business in the country in the aftermath of the Galwan Valley clashes during which at least 40 Indian soldiers and an undisclosed number of Chinese soldiers were killed.

Feb 09, 2021, 13:01 PM IST

Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Anurag Thakur speak on some journalists spreading fake news

In a live interview in DNA with Zee News' Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur made a big statement on the spread of Fake News by some journalists.

Feb 01, 2021, 23:56 PM IST

DNA exclusive: Anurag Thakur's first reaction on fake news

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Feb 01, 2021, 23:05 PM IST

DNA: MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur speaks on Union Budget 2021

In this segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, know what Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance, said on Union Budget 2021, presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday morning. DNA, which is highly popular among millions of TV viewers worldwide for its accurate, unbiased and in-depth reporting of issues of utmost concerns to the country, is hosted by Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary.

Feb 01, 2021, 22:14 PM IST

Neither scared of pellet, nor of gun, we responded bullet with ballot - Anurag Thakur

In an exclusive conversation with Zee News, Anurag Thakur said that the election of district council, for the first time in Kashmir is a victory for democracy.

Dec 22, 2020, 19:40 PM IST

Farmers Protest : Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on agricultural bills

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur in an exclusive conversation with Zee News on agricultural bills.

Dec 15, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

BJP workers, journalists rescued from Srinagar's Dal Lake as their shikara keels over during campaigning

The BJP, led by Union minister Anurag Thakur, was carrying out a shikara rally campaign for the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) elections.

Dec 13, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Bihar Assembly elections: Modi govt's fund allocation for Bihar double than UPA, says Anurag Thakur

BJP leader Anurag Thakur informed that the Modi government, during 2014-2019, provided Bihar double the amount totalling Rs 1,09,642 crore as compared to Rs 50,008 crore during the UPA 2009-14 through grants-in-aid.

Oct 30, 2020, 07:36 AM IST

DNA: Exclusive interview with Anurag Thakur on India’s economic battle against COVID 19

In this segment of DNA you will watch an Exclusive interview with Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on India’s battle against COVID 19 and what could be the next big step to revive the economy.

May 25, 2020, 23:28 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi asks BJP to name wilful defaulters of bank frauds

Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said in a reply, "A list of wilful defaulters is available on the website. There is nothing to hide. All these people took the money and went away during the Congress governance."

Mar 16, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

Delhi violence: After Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma's speeches played out in HC

The video clips of alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma and Kapil Mishra were played out in Delhi High Court during a hearing of a plea filed by retired bureaucrat Harsh Mander on violence in which 23 people have been killed in North East Delhi.

Feb 26, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

DNA: 'Reverse Polarisation'' factor worked in Delhi election?

The analysis shows the reverse polarisation was the biggest factor in Delhi Election. To Know how, watch this segment of DNA.

Feb 13, 2020, 16:46 PM IST

DNA Analysis: How religion and Muslim polarization worked in Delhi election

In Delhi, Amanatullah Khan was also making provocative statements during the elections and polarizing votes while BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma also made hate statements. Overall, the election of Delhi was fought in a very toxic environment. There was a tremendous effort of polarization from both sides. Ultimately, the statements of Anurag Thakur and Pravesh Verma did not have much effect as BJP could win only 8 seats. Amanatullah Khan won by a record margin.

Feb 13, 2020, 14:28 PM IST

Rs 81,043 cr GST compensation released to states for Apr-Sep: Anurag Thakur

For 2019-20, the amount targeted to be collected from cess in GST was Rs 1.09 lakh crore.

Feb 11, 2020, 19:21 PM IST

Delhi court directs Crime Branch to file report in 15 days on plaint against Anurag Thakur, Pravesh Verma

The court was hearing a plea filed by Brinda Karat, Member of the Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) and KM Tewari, secretary of Delhi State Committee of CPI(M) in the matter.

Feb 11, 2020, 14:45 PM IST