ARUN JAITLEY

  • True spirit of my CAG speech not reflected: Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that media reports of his speech at the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conference did not accurately portray its spirit following criticism of his remarks that the official auditor should not "sensationalise" its findings. "News reports of my speech at the CAG...
  • Need structured war history of Indian soldiers: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: There is a need to have a structured war history of Indian soldiers in both digital and book form, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. The government will support all efforts by the armed forces in this direction, he said. Speaking at the First World War centenary commemoration organised...
  • Need a structured war history of Indian soldiers: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday tasked Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh with preparing a structured history of all the wars that India Army has fought. Jaitley said that there is a need today to have a structured history of the contribution of Indian soldiers, both in book...
  • News reports do not reflect spirit of my CAG meet speech: Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Under attack over his remarks that official auditor should not "sensationalise" its audit findings, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said media did not accurately reflect the spirit of his speech at the CAG conference. "News reports of my speech at the CAG conference do not accurately reflect the spirit of...
  • Black money: Digvijaya Singh dares Centre to reveal names of account holders 2 days ago

    Sambhal: Reminding the BJP government of its poll promise of bringing back black money, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh dared the Centre saying if it has courage it should reveal the name of account holders. "If it (central government) has a bit of courage it should reveal the name of...
  • Those making noise on black money are shielding a/c holders, says Venkaiah Naidu 2 days ago

    Bhopal: After Congress dared BJP government to disclose names of those who have stashed black money, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that those making noise over the issue were actually shielding such account holders. He also assured that the Centre was committed to crackdown on those having parked...
  • Congress slams Arun Jaitley for remarks on CAG 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks that CAG should not sensationalise its report, saying it amounts to threatening the government auditor and wondered if the ruling dispensation feels it could be targeted on its reports like the UPA was. ...
  • Congress questions Arun Jaitley's comment advising CAG to not indulge in sensationalism 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress has questioned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's advice to the Comptroller and Auditor General not to sensationalise its work. Jaitley on Wednesday had asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines. "Auditor should be conscious of the fact that he is reviewing a...
  • India can grow at 8-9 per cent; good governance key: Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India has the capacity to grow at 8-9 per cent and good governance would make economic expansion "more exuberant", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. "I have always wondered to myself that in the last two years with average to moderate governance (economic growth was sub-five per cent). "India...
  • Jaitley asks CAG not to sensationalise its work to get into headlines 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines. "Auditor should be conscious of the fact that he is reviewing a decision that has already been taken. Have the fair procedures been followed? He doesn't have to sensationalise. He...
  • Modi government to submit over 600 names of suspected black money holders to SC today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to disclose the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks on Wednesday. This comes after the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Centre to reveal names of all foreign account holders by Wednesday....
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

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  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew 3 days ago

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • Under pressure from SC, Opposition, Centre agrees to reveal names of all black money account holders 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Under pressure from all quarters, the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra on Tuesday agreed to reveal the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks. "The government has no difficulty in placing the entire list and the same will be placed before...
  • Government to take call on FDI relaxation for construction on Wednesday 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Cabinet may on Wednesday decide on relaxing foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in construction sector. The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), under the Commerce and Industry Ministry, has proposed to bring down the minimum built-up area requirement for FDI in construction projects from 50,000 sq...
  • Arun Jaitley to meet IT official to review revenue collection 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold a high-level review-cum-strategy meeting of top Income Tax (I-T) commissioners on Thursday to bolster revenue collection work and chart a roadmap to achieve the target. All Principal Chief Commissioners and Chief Commissioners of I-T department in the country have been asked by...
  • News 360: Centre discloses names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts in foreign banks 4 days ago

    On a day when the Central Government filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court disclosing names of three people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad to evade tax, the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms in a major revelation claimed that an accused Timblo Private Limited had donated huge amounts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 4 days ago

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  • Modi government tells SC the names of three businessmen having black money accounts 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The central government on Monday revealed the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court. Pradip Burman, former Executive Director of Dabur group, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, a Rajkot based bullion trader and Radha S Timbola, a Goa based miner...
  • Black money: Centre likely to reveal three names in SC today; no politician may be on the list 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The central government is likely to disclose the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Monday. In the affidavit, the Centre is likely to explain its stand in the black money case where it had told...
  • PM media meet: As it happened 1 week ago

    12:17 PM: Modi says, "Situation now is not only government but everyone together will take up the job of keeping India clean." 12:16 PM: Modi says, "You have weilded your pen like a broom from my 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. 12:15 PM: Modi says, "I see media playing a major role in changing...
  • PM Modi to meet journalists, editors at BJP headquarters today 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet journalists for the first time after assuming the office on Saturday. Modi along with BJP President Amit Shah will be speaking to journalists and editors at the BJP headquarters in the national capital. Other senior party leaders, including Union Minister Arun Jaitley...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan meets FM Jaitley; wants import duty on edible oils to be hiked October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed the issue of raising import duty on crude and refined edible oils to restrict cheap imports and protect domestic farmers, among other matters. Problems faced by sugar mills...
  • Black money case: Jaitley hiding the truth to show PM Modi in poor light, claims Jethmalani in letter October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BJP member and Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani has written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accusing him of not taking effective steps to bring back black money. Jethmalani in his letter to the Finance Minister slammed his argument that the names of black money account holders...
  • CPM asks Centre to issue White Paper on blackmoney October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded the issuance of a White Paper detailing the amounts of illegal money stashed away abroad and those involved, saying just naming some individuals would not serve any purpose. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "going back" on its poll promise of bringing back black...
  • Don't try to threaten Congress over black money, come out with the complete list: Maken to BJP October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday dared the Narendra Modi government to reveal the names of all the black money account holders. The Congress also said that it was ready for a probe against it on the issue. Reacting to reports about the central government's decision to disclose certain...
  • Black money case: Disclosure of account holders will embarrass Congress, says Arun Jaitley October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: On the backfoot after saying that the Centre will not reveal the names of account holders in the black money case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at the Congress saying doing so would embarrass the party itself. Jaitley, however, added that the names will be disclosed...
  • Revised GST Bill in Winter Session: Arun Jaitley October 21, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 18, 2014

    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...