Arun Jaitley

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
No 'black' in Swiss Banks: Rahul Gandhi pokes fun of PM Narendra Modi on Twitter

No 'black' in Swiss Banks: Rahul Gandhi pokes fun of PM Narendra Modi on Twitter

In one tweet, Rahul Gandhi attacked a number of statements made by Modi and his government on black money.

Jun 29, 2018, 22:29 PM IST
Full text of Arun Jaitley's post on Impact government polices on direct tax collections

Full text of Arun Jaitley's post on Impact government polices on direct tax collections

In the post Jaitley also expressed hope that the percentage increase in tax return filing when the Government completes its first five years, would be significantly higher.

Jun 29, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Campaign regarding money parked by Indians in Swiss banks ill-informed, says Jaitley

Campaign regarding money parked by Indians in Swiss banks ill-informed, says Jaitley

In a Facebook post today Jaitley said that all money deposited in Swiss banks is not “illegal”.

Jun 29, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Entire system caved in during Emergency, Left parties were unashamed supporters of it: Arun Jaitley

Entire system caved in during Emergency, Left parties were unashamed supporters of it: Arun Jaitley

Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency on June 25, 1975, on account of international disturbances, suspending key fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution to every citizen.

Jun 26, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
To recall horrors of Emergency, BJP to observe 'Save Democracy Day' in J&K

To recall horrors of Emergency, BJP to observe 'Save Democracy Day' in J&K

Emergency, which is regarded as the darkest period in the history of the country, was imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on June 25, 1975.

Jun 26, 2018, 06:51 AM IST

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