Yellen sworn in as first female Treasury Secretary
Janet Yellen was sworn in as the first woman to lead the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday, setting her quickly to work with Congress on coronavirus relief, reviewing U.S. sanctions policy and strengthening financial regulation.
President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he agreed with a proposal by Democratic lawmakers that would limit or phase out stimulus payments to higher-income individuals as part of his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Gavino Garay reports.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that President Joe Biden is willing to work with Congress on the upper income limit for direct payments to Americans in the latest stimulus package.
[NFA] U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that American workers who earn $60,000 per year should receive stimulus checks as part of the White House's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Gavino Garay has more.
After emerging victorious in Gujarat municipal corporation and zila panchayat elections, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar held a press conference on March 03. Stating number comparison between results of 2015 and 2021 elections, Javadekar said that Congress has been completely wiped off. "Last week in Gujarat MCD elections over 6 seats, and BJP emerged victorious on all seats. But the results that came out yesterday for over 31 district panchayat, which basically includes voters who belong to villages and are farmers. Last time in 2015, Congress won 22 district panchayat seats and BJP was at 9. But this time, BJP has won all 31 seats and Congress has been wiped out completely. BJP has won 80% seats out of 979," said Prakash Javadekar.
The Aam Aadmi Party has bagged four of five seats in the Municipal Corporation bye-elections including Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress won the Chauhan Banger ward. Aam Aadmi Party workers have been celebrating the party’s big win in the municipal bye-elections.
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Aam Aadmi Party won in four wards and Congress won in one ward of five bye-elections to the Municipal Corporation. AAP workers celebrated the win by raising slogans, distributing sweets. AAP won in Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress on the other hand, won the Chauhan Banger ward.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is calling a meeting of top financial regulators this week to discuss market volatility driven by retail trading in shares of GameStop Corp, silver and other stocks..