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Defence manufacturing policy coming soon: FM Arun Jaitley

The Indian government will soon unveil a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and reduce imports of military equipment, Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

India to enter 8% growth trajectory in 2-3 years: Niti Aayog

The action agenda will replace the five-year planning system

FIPB abolition in final stages: Jaitley

FIPB was initially constituted under the Prime Minister's Office in the wake of economic liberalisation in the early 1990s.

GST rollout: FM Jaitley promises no surprises in rate fixation under new tax regime

GST rollout: FM Jaitley promises no surprises in rate fixation under new tax regime

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday promised not to spring any surprises in fixing tax rates under the new GST regime, saying they will not be "significantly different" from current levels.

FM Jaitley promises no surprises while fixing tax rates under GST

FM Jaitley promises no surprises while fixing tax rates under GST

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday promised no surprises while fixing tax rates under GST.

Conference on international security: Terrorism will recoil on those who nurture it, Arun Jaitley

Conference on international security: Terrorism will recoil on those who nurture it, Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that terrorism was being "reinvented" in newer and even more dangerous manifestations.

Arun Jaitley says no plan to tax farm income

Arun Jaitley says no plan to tax farm income

India`s finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government has no plans to tax agricultural income, a day after a senior economic adviser touched a political nerve by proposing farmers pay income tax like people in cities.

Government has no plan to impose any tax on agriculture income: FM Jaitley

Government has no plan to impose any tax on agriculture income: FM Jaitley

Jaitley said that as per the constitutional allocation of powers, the central government has no jurisdiction to impose tax on agricultural income.

Bad loans issue not 'insurmountable' for India: Arun Jaitley

Bad loans issue not 'insurmountable' for India: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asserted that the problem of bad loans in the banking system is not "insurmountable" for a large economy like India as it is limited to only 20-30 big accounts.

International community should act on Pakistan terror links: Jaitley

International community should act on Pakistan terror links: Jaitley

Warning that most terrorism "across the world have some footprint" in Pakistan, Indian Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday that the international community has to take action.

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B visa issue with US authorities

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B visa issue with US authorities

The vexed issue of the Trump administration mulling curbs in H-1B visas has been taken up with by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with the American authorities during his ongoing visit, an Indian official said on Sunday.

India's GDP to expand at 7.5% in 2017-18: Jaitley

India's GDP to expand at 7.5% in 2017-18: Jaitley

Indian economy will grow at a clip of 7.5 percent this fiscal, up from 7.1 percent in the previous year, and remains resilient with low inflation, fiscal prudence and low deficit, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

Recent election outcomes indicative of popular support for economic reforms: Arun Jaitley

Recent election outcomes indicative of popular support for economic reforms: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that recent election outcomes supporting ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are a clear indication that there is popular support for economic reforms in India.

India-US ties stronger, more matured: Arun Jaitley

President Donald Trump this week signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its "abuse".

SC asks Centre how can it make Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards; hearing on April 25

SC asks Centre how can it make Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards; hearing on April 25

The SC has asked the government to justify the need for making Aadhaar card mandatory.

H-1B visa: Jaitley strongly raises the issue with US; highlights role played by highly skilled Indians in America

H-1B visa: Jaitley strongly raises the issue with US; highlights role played by highly skilled Indians in America

Taking up the case of Indian IT companies and professionals, Jaitley told about the contribution of highly skilled Indians in the economic development of the United States and India.

Jaitley will take up H-1B visa issue in US visit: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, currently on a visit to the US, will take up with the American administration the matter of restrictions on H-1B visas, the government said on Thursday.

7th Pay Commission: Recommendations of AK Mathur-headed panel on allowances- In Retrospect

7th Pay Commission: Recommendations of AK Mathur-headed panel on allowances- In Retrospect

Key highlights of recommendations of AK Mathur-headed 7th Pay Commission on allowances.

Mechanism soon to fix banking bad loan issue: Mundra

The gross NPAs of public banks rose to Rs 6.06 lakh crore in December 2016, from Rs 5.02 lakh crore at March-end of 2016.

Government, RBI have not agreed on bad debt cleanup plan: Mundra

Government, RBI have not agreed on bad debt cleanup plan: Mundra

The Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India had not yet reached an agreement on a new plan to clean up the record troubled debt accumulated at the country`s lenders.