Arun Jaitley

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Governor, says Arun Jaitley

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Governor, says Arun Jaitley

After Patel's resignation, the government appointed former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of RBI.

Dec 18, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Arun Jaitley rules out setting up JPC on Rafale deal

Arun Jaitley rules out setting up JPC on Rafale deal

Jaitley said Congress, having failed in their initial falsehood, is now "manufacturing further lies about the Judgement."

Dec 16, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Rafale deal: Arun Jaitley rejects Congress' demand for JPC; says family not above Supreme Court

Rafale deal: Arun Jaitley rejects Congress' demand for JPC; says family not above Supreme Court

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday rejected the Congress' demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale aircraft deal and said the "family" was not above the Supreme Court in a democracy.

Dec 14, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Govt doesn't comment on views of ex-RBI chiefs on demo, GST expressed before media: FM

Govt doesn't comment on views of ex-RBI chiefs on demo, GST expressed before media: FM

Jaitley further said after the structural reform of GST had been introduced in a record time, the economic growth bounced back vigorously.

Dec 14, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Rafale deal allegations put to rest with Supreme Court observation, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale deal allegations put to rest with Supreme Court observation, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Addressing a press conference in the national capital, Sitharaman said that the apex court has gone through all aspect of the pricing and replied to all the queries.

Dec 14, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Fiction writing compromised national security: Arun Jaitley on Congress' Rafale charge

Fiction writing compromised national security: Arun Jaitley on Congress' Rafale charge

"The disruptors have lost on all counts. The Congress indulged in fiction writing and it compromised national security."

Dec 14, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Finance minister Arun Jaitley admits to '2-3 areas of differences' between Centre, RBI

Finance minister Arun Jaitley admits to '2-3 areas of differences' between Centre, RBI

Amid friction between the Centre and RBI, Patel resigned citing personal reasons. The government has immediately appointed retired bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as his successor. 

Dec 14, 2018, 06:36 AM IST
RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns; PM Modi, Arun Jaitley express gratitude for his services

RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns; PM Modi, Arun Jaitley express gratitude for his services

He was the 24th RBI governor and was appointed on September 26, 2016, for a three-year term.

Dec 10, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Great day for India: Arun Jaitley on extradition order against Vijay Mallya

Great day for India: Arun Jaitley on extradition order against Vijay Mallya

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hailed a UK court's order for the extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India.

Dec 10, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for stakeholder consultation by regulators: Report

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for stakeholder consultation by regulators: Report

While the markets regulator, the competition watchdog and the insurance regulator all have a tribunal for appeals, some, including the central bank, do not have one.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
SC dismisses PIL against FM Arun Jaitley relating to RBI capital reserve

SC dismisses PIL against FM Arun Jaitley relating to RBI capital reserve

The apex court also imposes a cost of Rs 50,000 on advocate M L Sharma, who had filed the public interest litigation (PIL).

Dec 07, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Cabinet gives in-principal approval for sale of government's 52.63% stake in REC to PFC

Cabinet gives in-principal approval for sale of government's 52.63% stake in REC to PFC

Both REC and PFC are Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) under the Ministry of Power.

Dec 07, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
'Jaitlie must resign immediately', says Rahul Gandhi citing report on Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

'Jaitlie must resign immediately', says Rahul Gandhi citing report on Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi alleged that government did not arrest Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi despite evidence

Dec 03, 2018, 22:56 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi knew about Nirav Modi's plan to flee India, was informed by I-T dept: Congress

PM Narendra Modi knew about Nirav Modi's plan to flee India, was informed by I-T dept: Congress

The Congress alleged that Prime Minister Modi-led central government was informed by the Income Tax department about the fraud committed by Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi eight months before they left India.

Dec 03, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Arun Jaitley calls for GST-like reform in healthcare, farm sector

Arun Jaitley calls for GST-like reform in healthcare, farm sector

Jaitley believed that Healthcare is an area where there would be least resistance for a federal institution.

Nov 29, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Govt to retain Rs 17k cr from CPSE ETF subscription

Govt to retain Rs 17k cr from CPSE ETF subscription

NTPC, SJVN, NLC and NBCC are the new entrants in the ETF basket.

Nov 29, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Arun Jaitley to present interim budget on February 1

Arun Jaitley to present interim budget on February 1

This will be the sixth consecutive Budget to be presented by Jaitley.

Nov 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
FM Jaitley defends revised GDP numbers for UPA era, says CSO credible org

FM Jaitley defends revised GDP numbers for UPA era, says CSO credible org

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram had Wednesday called the revision a "bad joke."

Nov 29, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Pawan Hans sale: Shortlisted bidders to get draft share purchase pact this week

Pawan Hans sale: Shortlisted bidders to get draft share purchase pact this week

The decision was taken by the Alternative Mechanism on strategic disinvestment headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Nov 28, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
Arun Jaitley attacks Congress, calls Gandhi family ‘officially glamorised and blue-blooded'

Arun Jaitley attacks Congress, calls Gandhi family ‘officially glamorised and blue-blooded'

In a fresh Facebook post, Jaitley has said that Congress party still considers only a great surname as a political brand. 

Nov 27, 2018, 14:43 PM IST

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