Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley casts vote in Gujarat, asks people to vote for development

Arun Jaitley casts vote in Gujarat, asks people to vote for development

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday cast his vote at a polling booth here, and appealed to the people to come out in large numbers to exercise their right to franchise.

Dec 14, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Disaster relief: Centre approves total of Rs 305.14 crore package for Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala

Disaster relief: Centre approves total of Rs 305.14 crore package for Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala

A high-level meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday approved a total package of Rs 305.14  crore for Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala to help the states battle natural calamities in each of the three states in recent months.

Dec 13, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Bank union threatens strike if FRDI Bill not amended

Bank union threatens strike if FRDI Bill not amended

The government which brought in the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill 2017 with 'bail-in' clause is created panic amongst the people about safety of their deposits in banks, All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) said.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
Electoral bonds likely to carry validity of 15 days

Electoral bonds likely to carry validity of 15 days

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had proposed issuance of electoral bonds in Budget 2017-18.

Dec 12, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Congress undermined Pakistan's terror role in India: Arun Jaitley

Congress undermined Pakistan's terror role in India: Arun Jaitley

Congress maintained a parallel line of dialogue with Pakistan and underplayed its role in instigating terrorism in India, he said

Dec 11, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Budget 2018: Economists meet FM, urge him to increase social security pension

Budget 2018: Economists meet FM, urge him to increase social security pension

Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Virmani said the government should carry out customs and exim duty reform as the sector has not seen reforms for 10 years.

Dec 11, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Nation wishes former president Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday

Nation wishes former president Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday

It's former president Pranab Mukherjee's birthday today and wishes are pouring in for the political master.

Dec 11, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Assembly elections 2017: BJP heading towards landslide victory in Gujarat, says Arun Jaitley

Assembly elections 2017: BJP heading towards landslide victory in Gujarat, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley on Saturday slammed the Congress party`s Gujarat poll manifesto as one of "fiscal impossibility" and its hope of winning as a "political improbability".
 

Dec 09, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi mocks Congress's Patidar reservation deal, cites broken Muslim quota promises

Gujarat elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi mocks Congress's Patidar reservation deal, cites broken Muslim quota promises

The BJP has persistently targeted the promises reportedly made by the Congress to PAAS.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Gujarat election 2017: Arun Jaitley tears into 'myths' of Congress's poll plank in latest social media post

Gujarat election 2017: Arun Jaitley tears into 'myths' of Congress's poll plank in latest social media post

Jaitley dismissed the Congress campaign as disconnected from the ground realities.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Day ahead of voting in Gujarat, BJP releases manifesto

Day ahead of voting in Gujarat, BJP releases manifesto

Congress on December 4 released its manifesto for the state assembly elections in Gujarat and said its main focus is providing relief and support to farmers in the state.

Dec 08, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
Mani Shankar Aiyar said in Pakistan that I should be removed as PM: Narendra Modi

Mani Shankar Aiyar said in Pakistan that I should be removed as PM: Narendra Modi

Continuing his attack on suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the former Union Minister had spoken in Pakistan about having him removed in order to establish peace between the two countries.

Dec 08, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Strategic suspension? Jaitley questions Congress' action against Mani Shankar Aiyar for 'neech' remark

Strategic suspension? Jaitley questions Congress' action against Mani Shankar Aiyar for 'neech' remark

Congress suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar after he called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'neech'. Arun Jaitley says 'people should see through this game.'

Dec 08, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Only one elite family can be a ruler and rest are only ‘neech’: Jaitley on Aiyar's remark

Only one elite family can be a ruler and rest are only ‘neech’: Jaitley on Aiyar's remark

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked senior party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar to apologise for his "neech" barb against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dec 07, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Arun Jailtey signals rethink on FRDI Bill, says govt committed to protecting rights of depositors

Arun Jailtey signals rethink on FRDI Bill, says govt committed to protecting rights of depositors

The bill seeks to deal with insolvency of financial service providers.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Govt committed to protecting rights of depositors: Arun Jaitley

Govt committed to protecting rights of depositors: Arun Jaitley

According to Economic Affairs Secretary S C Garg, FRDI Bill proposes to protect existing rights of the depositors.

Dec 06, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Budget 2018: Industry pushes for reduction in corporate tax

Budget 2018: Industry pushes for reduction in corporate tax

The industry bodies suggested lowering the corporate tax to 18-25 percent, from up to 30 percent at present.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Inflation data shows steady decline in general prices: FM Jaitley

Inflation data shows steady decline in general prices: FM Jaitley

Arun Jaitley has countered the Congress's allegations of "price rise" with a couple of tweets.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Congress hits back over Shah's jibe, says dismiss Jaitley first

Congress hits back over Shah's jibe, says dismiss Jaitley first

The Congress on Tuesday hit back at BJP president Amit Shah over Ayodhya issue in the apex court.

Dec 06, 2017, 01:00 AM IST
Budget 2018: Trade unions pitch for Rs 5 lakh tax-free income

Budget 2018: Trade unions pitch for Rs 5 lakh tax-free income

Currently, the income tax exemption limit for individual taxpayers is Rs 2.5 lakh, while the minimum EPF pension is Rs 1,000.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:16 PM IST