Scrap Centrally Sponsored Schemes: AP Govt to Centre

NDA constituent TDP-ruled Andhra Pradesh on Friday asked the Centre to scrap Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and strengthen the economy of states by better devolution of resources.

BJP will play crucial role in govt formation in J&K: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted that the Bharatiya Janata Party will play a crucial role in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Abdul Rahim Rather's defeat ends record 36-year stint in J&K Assembly

Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather's record run in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly ended on Tuesday when he lost from Charar-e-Sharief while his National Conference colleague Ali Mohammad Sagar equalled his feat of sixth consecutive victories by winning Khanyar seat.

Structure of Planning Commission needs to be reviewed: Arun Jaitley

Whether to evolve the present Planning Commission or to establish a new body discussed; most CMs in favour of a new body, said Arun Jaitley at a press conference.

Congress hits back at Jaitley, says BJP disrupted Parliament when in Opposition

Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.

Getting black money back far more important than UPA vs NDA: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley responded to the black money debate in Rajya Sabha.

Saradha scam: TMC hits back at BJP, calls NSA Doval 'known RSS sympathiser'

Hitting back at BJP over targeting Mamata Banerjee on Burdwan blast, Trinamool Congress on Sunday alleged that a "devious master gameplan" plotted at the RSS headquarters is being executed by the ruling party at the Centre even as it dubbed NSA Ajit Doval as a "known RSS sympathiser".

Jaitley slams Congress for hurting economy, "in power and as opposition"

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing India's stature globally with his successful three-nation visit even as he accused the Congress of damaging the economy both while in government and as an opposition party.

Arun Jaitley slams Congress on claims of BJP inducting 'tainted' ministers

The Congress on Monday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the induction of 21 new faces in his Council of Ministers. Addressing a press conference Finance Minister Arun Jaitley questioned Congress' claims.

Defence was only additional charge, admits Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has fuelled speculation that he might be relieved of the defence portfolio, stating that this ministry had been given to him only as an 'additional charge'.

SAD, BJP to fight Delhi polls together, says Jaitley; Badal denies rumours of friction

Both the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday came out in the open to deny any rumours of a rift between the two NDA partners.

Graft charge: Kerala Lokayukta, CM give Finance Minister Mani clean chit

Beleaguered Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, caught in a Rs 1 crore graft allegation, got a double reprieve Wednesday from the Lokayukta and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

PM reviews preparations for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being held in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took stock of preparations for the upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), being held for the first time in his home state Gujarat, when the state's Finance Minister Saurabhbhai Patel called on him here.

Congress slams Jaitley for remarks on CAG

Police authorities on Thursday ordered a probe into picture posts of the Jammu-Kathua range DIG by his son bragging about "king size" life and privileges given by the government to his father.

Don't blackmail us on black money: Congress tells Jaitley

Congress on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks that disclosure of names of those holding illicit foreign accounts will embarrass the Opposition party and dared him to come out with full information instead of "half truths" and "selective leaka

Don't blackmail us on black money: Congress tells Jaitley- Part II

Congress on Wednesday asked the Modi government not to resort to "blackmail" on the issue of naming black money holders and dared it to come out with full information without indulging in "selective leakage".

Arun Jaitley hints at UPA minister's name in black money list
Arun Jaitley hints at UPA minister's name in black money list

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday may have dropped hints that a minister in the previous UPA government could be one of those who had stashed money abroad.

Black money: Congress dares Arun Jaitley to disclose the names

Congress on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks that disclosure of names of those holding illicit foreign accounts will embarrass the Opposition party and dared him to come out with full information instead of "half truths" and "selective leaka

Black money: Kiran Bedi backs Modi govt's stand, says Jethmalani needs to be patient
Black money: Kiran Bedi backs Modi govt's stand, says Jethmalani needs to be patient

Former cop and social activist Kiran Bedi on Saturday backed the Narendra Modi government's stance on bringing back black money stashed abroad and asked naysayers like senior advocate Ram Jethmalani to be 'patient'.

Swiss agrees to share details of account holders: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that Switzerland has agreed to share details on account holders in timely manner.