A big cheer for Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she bags the 34th spot in Forbes list of Worlds 100 most powerful women. Sitharaman has left behind New Zealands Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at 38 and Britains Queen Elizabeth II at the 40th spot. US President Donald Trumps senior advisor and daughter Ivanka Trump stands at the 42nd spot. Climate activist Greta Thunberg is at the bottom of the listing at 100. The ranking is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel followed by former IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Nirmala Sitharaman is Indias first female finance minister. In PM Modis last cabinet (2014-19) she served as the defence minister.