Japanese investors keen to invest in India's infra growth story: Arun Jaitley

Japanese investors keen to invest in India's infra growth story: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that Japanese investors including conglomerate SoftBank have shown keen interest in investing in India's "infrastructure growth story.”

Arun Jaitley seeks Japanese investments; meets SoftBank CEO

Arun Jaitley seeks Japanese investments; meets SoftBank CEO

Seeking to woo investors from Asia's second biggest economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday began his six-day Japan visit as he met Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group, which is eyeing "one of the biggest" investments in solar power sector in India.

Narendra Modi government failed to create jobs, aid agriculture: Congress

Narendra Modi government failed to create jobs, aid agriculture: Congress

The Congress on Saturday questioned the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for its "failure to create jobs" during its two-year rule and said its record in agriculture was dismal.

'Ek Nai Subah': NDA govt celebrates 2 years in office; PM Narendra Modi vows to root out corruption

'Ek Nai Subah': NDA govt celebrates 2 years in office; PM Narendra Modi vows to root out corruption

PM Narendra Modi said a "change" has come in the last two years through good governance.

'Ek Nai Subah' programme: As it happened

A gala event is being organised at India Gate in the national capital here on Saturday evening to mark the completion of two years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre. The event "Ek Nayi Subah" is being held in "talkathon" format with ministers answering queries put to them. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is participating at the event to talk about the 'Beti bachao, Beti padao' campaign. The event at India Gate includes talk shows on the government's achievements, interspersed with cultural programmes.

Those with illegal money to be prosecuted: Jaitley on Panama Papers

Those with illegal money to be prosecuted: Jaitley on Panama Papers

Warning of strict action against people stashing black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said prosecution would be initiated against those found to have parked funds illegally in accounts named in ‘Panama Papers’.

 

 

Govt should put evidence before court: Chidambaram on Karti

Chidambaram dismissed as "irresponsible" Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijuju's controversial charge that in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the then Home Ministry headed by Chidambaram worked in "tandem" with terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba.

Eating out, mobile bills, internet, travelling set to get costlier from June 1

Eating out, mobile bills, internet, travelling set to get costlier from June 1

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New Delhi: Your cost of living is set to get slightly costlier from June 1.

This is because the new cess Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Budget 2016 will come into play from June 1. 

Raghuram Rajan's reappointment as RBI Governor should not be of media's interest: PM Modi

Raghuram Rajan's reappointment as RBI Governor should not be of media's interest: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the issue of reappointment of RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan was an administrative subject and it should not be an issue of interest of the media, in his first comments in the wake of continuing attack on the top economist in recent months.

Labour reforms not essential for industrial growth: FM Jaitley

Labour reforms not essential for industrial growth: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has told Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh that labour reforms are "not essential" for industrial growth and changes in these laws would be made only after taking unions on board, the RSS affiliated body said Thursday.

Jibe at Subramanian Swamy? Arun Jaitley says he disapproves of personal attack on Raghuram Rajan

Jibe at Subramanian Swamy? Arun Jaitley says he disapproves of personal attack on Raghuram Rajan

Amid BJP MP Subramanian Swamy stepping up his tirade against Raghuram Rajan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said he does not approve of "personal comments" against anyone including the RBI Governor.

State BJP, Congress, Left to boycott Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in, Arun Jaitley to attend

Both the Congress and the Left Front, which fought the Assembly poll together, have decided against participating in the ceremony.

Arun Shourie's comments against Narendra Modi based on personal reasons: Arun Jaitley

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today played down former Union minister Arun Shourie's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he does not not attach much importance to comments made out of "personal ambitions not being satisfied".

FM Arun Jaitley met RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, Rajan also to meet PM Modi

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FM Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on June 6

FM Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on June 6

Amid mounting bad loans and record losses by several public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold a meeting with the heads of PSBs on June 6 to find ways to deal with the situation.

 

Congress suffering because of dynasty issues: Arun Jaitley

Congress suffering because of dynasty issues: Arun Jaitley

Taking a dig at the dynasty-driven Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the party will shrink in absence of stalwarts like Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi as it does not have leaders of that stature.

 Absence of pro-competition policy promotes crony capitalism: Arun Jaitley

Absence of pro-competition policy promotes crony capitalism: Arun Jaitley

Pitching for more competition, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today cautioned that pro-business environment without "pro-competition" policies can result in dangerous consequences, including crony capitalism.

No immunity to those earned money through corruption: Finance Ministry

No immunity to those earned money through corruption: Finance Ministry

Persons who have earned money through corrupt practices cannot take advantage of the domestic black money disclosure scheme, says the Finance Ministry's FAQ on Income Declaration Scheme issued on Friday.

Indian economy estimated to grow at 7.6%; low fuel prices, reforms key growth drivers: FM

Indian economy estimated to grow at 7.6%; low fuel prices, reforms key growth drivers: FM

Indian economy is estimated to register 7.6% growth in 2015-16, despite contraction of global exports and two years of shortfall in monsoon, said the Finance Minister Aruin Jaitely on Friday.

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

 With the results for Assam, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry assembly elections all set to come out on Thursday, a high-level meeting at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s official residence here on Wednesday to cognisance of various issues.