Addressing a gathering of finance officials of the BRICS group of emerging nations, Jaitley singled out Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as well as aggressive criticism of trade deals in the US presidential election.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has claimed that out of the Rs 13,000 crore of black money declared in Hyderabad under a recent scheme, Rs 10,000 crore belonged to a single individual, in apparent hints towards his political rivals.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will look to reinvigorate the BRICS group of emerging nations at a summit this weekend with India seen as a bright spot in a bloc whose clout has been undermined by economic woes.
India will on Thursday host a meeting of the BRICS trade ministers here in New Delhi, during which the leaders will adopt a framework to enhance economic co-operation among the member nations.
Government is going to bring further cheers for the armed forces this Diwali, as it has decided to disburse 10 percent arrears to them on an ad hoc basis.
The Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS), which gives clearances on go-ahead of such trial runs, has asked the Railways as to who gave them the approval for the test.
India currently ranks fourth in terms of FDI into the Arab kingdom.
India has imported the first parcel of Iranian oil to partly fill the underground strategic oil storage it has built at Mangalore.
Exports of gems and jewellery grew by 11 percent to USD 14.43 billion during the first five months of the current fiscal, driven largely by demand in India's major markets like the US.
The first trade fair of the BRICS countries, aimed at deepening their economic engagement, trade and investment ties, got underway here on Wednesday, to be followed by meetings of the BRICS Business Forum and BRICS Business Council, ahead of the leaders` summit in Goa later this week.
Noting that politics has become a "shelter" for corrupt people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today reiterated his demand for immediately abolishing currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denominations to curb black money in the country.
Cellphones, laptops, solar cells, fertilisers, keyboards, displays and communication equipment -- including earphones -- these are India`s chief imports from China, according to Ministry of Commerce data.
No government office should dispense with or reduce in rank an employee who acquires any disability during his service, the Centre has said.
India`s purchases of Iranian oil fell 4.1 percent in September, slipping from August when imports from Tehran hit their highest in at least 15 years, according to ship tracking data.
Government has discontinued seven interest free advances, including those for purchase of bicycle and warm clothing, in pursuance of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
Asserting its position on Hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) phase-down issue at the conference on Montreal Protocol here, India today asked the developed world to take a concrete decision on distributing financial incentives for developing nations at this conference itself.
Upgradation of signalling system on congested routes has helped the railways reduce running time of 14 premier trains including Howrah and Patna Rajdhani Expresses and Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi.
India has asked China to address the burgeoning trade imbalance while making a strong pitch for Chinese investments in its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector, specially in fields like IT, digital, mobile components and automobile ancillaries.
Calling GST as the most important structural reform till date by the Modi government, S&P Global Ratings Tuesday said the passage of the indirect tax law gives it additional conviction of India clocking 8 percent growth in the next few years.
Government on Tuesday came out with another set of draft rules, including for liquidation of insolvent corporate persons, under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.