ARUN JAITLEY

  • Revised GST Bill in Winter Session: Arun Jaitley 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the revised Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out GST would be introduced in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament. He also said the first "tranche" of compensation to states for their revenue loss arising due to phasing...
  • Assembly election results: Saffron surge in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Bharatiya Janata Party has become the first party since 1990 to win more than 100 seats. Their one arch rival, NCP, has offered outside support. BJP leader Rajiv pratap Rudy said, "Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh will be in Mumbai to discuss future course of action." ...
  • 6.02 crore bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan Yojana scheme 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over six crore bank accounts have been opened so far under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said ON Saturday. "We have launched the Jan Dhan Yojana and so far under the Jan Dhan Yojana 6.02 crore accounts have been opened. Our target...
  • No more government bungalows for memorials, says Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: No government bungalow will be made available for a memorial, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on announced on Saturday. "Henceforth no bungalow will be made available for a memorial for any person," Jaitley said after a cabinet meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The decision came against the backdrop of...
  • Government raises natural gas price to US dollar 5.61 per unit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Saturday approved raising natural gas price to US dollar 5.61 per mmBtu from November 1 but Reliance Industries will continue to get current US dollar 4.2 rate till it makes up for shortfall in output from KG-D6 block. The Cabinet modified the Rangarajan formula approved by previous...
  • Diesel cheaper by Rs 3.37 per litre as Centre de-regulates prices, Cabinet approves new gas pricing formula 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Saturday decided on making some major reforms in the oil and gas sector. The Cabinet has given its nod to de-regulate the diesel prices, linking it to the global markets like that in the case of petrol, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. In this regard,...
  • Prakash Javadekar leads bank employees' delegation to meet Finance Minister 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Representatives of bank employees headed by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for early settlement of wage revision negotiations. Javadekar said the Finance Minister assured the delegation that he would look into the matter and the settlement process would be expedited. The delegation's meeting with...
  • Govenment approach on black money not adventurist, says Arun Jaitley 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting the charge that NDA has done a U-turn on disclosure of names of black money holders, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the government will not be pushed into an act of adventurism and jeopardise the chances of getting cooperation of other countries in future....
  • Modi government misleading public on black money issue: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue. Countering the accusation, AICC Communication...
  • Black money: Refusal to declare names of account holders disillusions BJP supporters 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government's promise to bring back black money stashed abroad, is now veering uncomfortably close to the UPA government's line. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it cannot disclose details given by countries with which India has a double taxation avoidance agreement. Finance...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • Black money: Congress demands apology as Centre refuses to declare names of account holders 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Centre announcing its apprehensions regarding declaring names of people having black money stashed away in foreign banks, Congress on Friday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led coalition. "Declare black money account holders or apologize to Congress for previous attacks," Congress leader and former External Affairs Minister...
  • PM Modi meets top military commanders, Defence Minister Jaitley also present at the meet 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military commanders for the first time in a conference on Friday. In the ongoing meeting, he is expected to outline his vision and also get a briefing on the overall security situation in the country. Ceasefire violations from the Pakistan side and...
  • Photos: 16 vintage photos of Indian politicians dug up from old government archives you may not have seen before 6 days ago

    India, as a mammoth, functioning democracy is the home to some of the oldest and most prolific political parties. Indians are introduced their political leaders before they are to their alphabets, thanks to round-the-year media spotlight on politicians at public events who are known for making tireless pitches to their...
  • MSMEs should get easier finance from banking system: BJP 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises should get easier finance from the formal banking system, senior BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi said on Tuesday. "Small and medium scale industries are doing 70 per cent production of the country. If they do not remain in good health, the country's economy...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says food inflation under control, promises reform 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India has brought inflation under control and is committed to food market reform to achieve low and stable price rises, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday after wholesale inflation dropped a near five-year low. Wholesale prices rose 2.38 per cent on year in September, its slowest pace since October...
  • Pakistan under pressure to put an end to border firing, say sources; to hold high-level meeting today October 10, 2014

    Jammu: As tensions along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir escalate, sources claim that after India's aggressive stand, the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan is under tremendous pressure to find a solution soon. The Pakistani Prime Minister is scheduled to hold a high level meeting of the National Security Council...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 9, 2014

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  • News 360: India warns Pakistan, says stop firing or pay the price October 9, 2014

    Putting forth a firm stance, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong warning said that if Pakistan does not stop the unprovoked firing, it will have to pay a heavy price. "If Pakistan persists with adventurism, Indian forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable for them," Jaitley said. ...
  • Pak security council meets on Friday after tension, rhetoric over ceasefire violations with India October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Eight dead, over 50 injured, thousands displaced - are Indians on the border paying a price for the country's Asiad Hockey win? The Border Security Force (BSF) in its report to Home Ministry on Thursday said that the latest round of firing on the border began hours after...
  • Enraged Pakistan opened fire after Asian Games hockey loss, say BSF sources October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the light of relentless ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the International Border, BSF sources have said that Pakistani forces started firing soon after India defeated Pakistan to win gold in Asian Games on October 2. BSF sources have also informed that deployment on the Pakistan...
  • If Pakistan persists with adventurism, India will make it unaffordable for them: Arun Jaitley October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting forth a firm stance, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong warning said that if Pakistan does not stop the unprovoked firing, it will have to pay a heavy price. "If Pakistan persists with adventurism, Indian forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable for them,"...
  • Pakistan fires at Indian posts yet again, 2 dead, 6 injured in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 8, 2014

    Jammu: Two people have lost their lives in fresh firing that took place in Samba along the International Border on Wednesday, taking the death toll in ceasefire violations up to seven. Six others including a Border Security Force personnel have also been injured in the firing. "We have been retaliating very...
  • Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire at the International Border, targets 50 BSF posts October 8, 2014

    Jammu: The International Border with Pakistan remains tense as firing continued in 7 sectors of Jammu and Kashmir - Hira nagar, Sambha, Arnia, RS Pura, Kanachak, Pargwal and Ramgarh. As many as 50 border security force (BSF) posts were targetted in the shelling that continued till 7 am on Wednesday...
  • Ceasefire violations: Service chiefs meet Defence Minister October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of ceasefire violations along the border with Pakistan, the three service chiefs today met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. The army, air force and navy chiefs are understood to have discussed with Jaitley the prevailing security situation, defence officials said. The meeting comes at a time...
  • Ceasefire violation: Army officer, 2 personnel injured in Pak firing across border October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were injured in heavy Pakistani shelling across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Firing also continued at Akhnoor's Phargwal area and Arnia in RS Pura sector. "Pakistan is deliberately targeting our civilians which is unacceptable....
  • Pakistan continues to fire at Indian posts, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley meets 3 service chiefs October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley held a meeting with the chiefs of the Indian Army, Navy and the Air Force on Tuesday as Pakistan continued to shell Army outposts and civilian areas across the Line of Control. The meeting came even as Pakistan troops resumed firing in Akhnoor's Phargwal area...
  • PM Modi seeks names for appointment of Chief Economic Advisor October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The appointment of the Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in the Finance Ministry is likely to be delayed further as Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants more names of prospective candidates for the job. The post of CEA has been lying vacant for over a year now after Raghuram Rajan...
  • Finance Ministry, RBI to decide on monetary policy framework by December end October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry and the RBI will finalise a new monetary policy framework by December end under which the central bank will pursue the retail inflation target to be decided by the government. According to official sources, the internal work for the new...