Arun Jaitley

Purpose of note ban achieved, claims Jaitley; Rahul asserts it only helped PM's 'friends'

Purpose of note ban achieved, claims Jaitley; Rahul asserts it only helped PM's 'friends'

Jaitley said that the larger purpose of demonetisation was to move India from a Tax Non-compliant society to a compliant society.

Aug 30, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
JPC deadline running out, less than 6 hrs left: Rahul Gandhi reminds Arun Jaitley

JPC deadline running out, less than 6 hrs left: Rahul Gandhi reminds Arun Jaitley

In a bitter jibe, Rahul taunted saying he hoped that Jaitley was busy convincing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani about "why they should listen to you & approve this".

Aug 30, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
India likely to surpass Britain to become world's 5th largest economy in 2019: Arun Jaitley

India likely to surpass Britain to become world's 5th largest economy in 2019: Arun Jaitley

 "This year, in terms of size, we have overtaken France. Next year we are likely to overtake Britain. Therefore, we will be the fifth largest (economy)," he said in the capital. 

Aug 30, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Amit Shah's scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi over Rafale: Nation's IQ higher than yours

Amit Shah's scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi over Rafale: Nation's IQ higher than yours

Responding to a tweet by Rahul Gandhi targeting Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over Rafel fighter jets deal, the BJP president accused the Gandhi scion of spreading lies.

Aug 29, 2018, 21:16 PM IST
Thanks for bringing attention back to great Rafale robbery: Rahul Gandhi hits back at Arun Jaitley

Thanks for bringing attention back to great Rafale robbery: Rahul Gandhi hits back at Arun Jaitley

Suggesting that a joint Parliamentary committee be constituted to look into the purchase of the fighter jets from France, Congress president Rahul Gandhi sought a response from Arun Jaitley in the next 24 hours.

Aug 29, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi has turned Rafale deal discussions into kindergarten debate: Jaitley slams Congress

Rahul Gandhi has turned Rafale deal discussions into kindergarten debate: Jaitley slams Congress

Jaitley claimed that contrary to Congress's allegations, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government finalised the deal at a lesser price.

Aug 29, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
15 questions that expose Congress' falsehood on Rafale: Arun Jaitley takes on Rahul Gandhi

15 questions that expose Congress' falsehood on Rafale: Arun Jaitley takes on Rahul Gandhi

Jaitley claimed that Congress party and Rahul are guilty on three accounts.

 

Aug 29, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
BJP inherited weak economy, our decisiveness has helped it stand out: Arun Jaitley

BJP inherited weak economy, our decisiveness has helped it stand out: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, in a Facebook post, said that the Modi government has helped in the economy become more transparent and that a series of reforms has helped it grow.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:16 AM IST
Economy under Modi government improved since 2014, says Arun Jaitley quoting IMF report

Economy under Modi government improved since 2014, says Arun Jaitley quoting IMF report

The minister, who joined office just two days ago, emphasised that in the last four years the economy has witnessed a series of reforms, both legislative and otherwise. 

Aug 26, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
Arun Jaitley returns as Finance Minister three months after kidney transplant

Arun Jaitley returns as Finance Minister three months after kidney transplant

The 65-year-old BJP leader had been on break since April and underwent a renal transplant on May 14.

Aug 23, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
Months after kidney transplant, Arun Jaitley to take charge of Finance Ministry

Months after kidney transplant, Arun Jaitley to take charge of Finance Ministry

The 65-year-old BJP leader had undergone a renal transplant in May this year.

Aug 16, 2018, 07:12 AM IST
Rafale fighter jet deal: Opposition maligning Centre through fabricated facts, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rafale fighter jet deal: Opposition maligning Centre through fabricated facts, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The Opposition has been demanding a time-bound probe into the Rafale deal by national auditor CAG.

Aug 09, 2018, 07:35 AM IST
Arun Jaitley hails “two significant reforms of the week” in Facebook post – Full text

Arun Jaitley hails “two significant reforms of the week” in Facebook post – Full text

The GST Council in its meeting last week had decided to reduce taxes on 88 items, like sanitary napkins, fridge, small screen TV, washing machine, footwear, among others.

Jul 27, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Jaitley sees GST rate cut on cement, ACs, TVs with rise in revenue

Jaitley sees GST rate cut on cement, ACs, TVs with rise in revenue

In a Facebook post, Jaitley termed the pre-GST indirect tax regime, during which most of the household items attracted a levy of 31 percent, as "Congress Legacy Tax".

Jul 27, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Congress mocks Jaitley again, says he should write Facebook post on who is India's FM

Congress mocks Jaitley again, says he should write Facebook post on who is India's FM

While attacking the BJP regime, the Congress party also sought to know if the country under the Narendra Modi government has become a "banana republic". 

Jul 14, 2018, 06:03 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru's constitutional amendment curbing free speech may have been unconstitutional: Arun Jaitley

Jawaharlal Nehru's constitutional amendment curbing free speech may have been unconstitutional: Arun Jaitley

The First Amendment may not stand judicial scrutiny under the 'Basic Structure Doctrine', Jaitley speculated.

Jul 06, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
AAP vs Centre: No new powers for Delhi government, says Arun Jaitley on Supreme Court verdict

AAP vs Centre: No new powers for Delhi government, says Arun Jaitley on Supreme Court verdict

Nothing has changed, Jaitley indicated in a Facebook post.

Jul 05, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
GST not disruptive, higher revenues to aid rate rationalisation: Jaitley

GST not disruptive, higher revenues to aid rate rationalisation: Jaitley

Jaitley, who is recuperating from a kidney transplant, joined the 'GST-Day' celebrations through video conferencing.

Jul 02, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
On GST Day, Arun Jaitley's point by point rebuttal to Congress's criticism of tax regime

On GST Day, Arun Jaitley's point by point rebuttal to Congress's criticism of tax regime

Jaitley said that almost everyone wanted the GST but not a single State was comfortable with the UPA's model of GST. 

Jul 01, 2018, 15:04 PM IST

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