Arun Jaitley

'All downward': P Chidambaram takes a shot at Modi government's growth claims

'All downward': P Chidambaram takes a shot at Modi government's growth claims

Comparing the current growth rate with the same during the United Progressive Alliance government, Chidambaram claimed that the rate is way less now.

Feb 10, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
RBI, SEBI need to take cognisance of market volatility: Urjit Patel

RBI, SEBI need to take cognisance of market volatility: Urjit Patel

  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Saturday said the apex bank and the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) need to be cognisant of the equity market volatility for risk assessement.

Feb 10, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year: Arun Jaitley

Fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year: Arun Jaitley

  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year and there are no worries at the moment regarding slippages in meeting the deficit targets.

Feb 10, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Arun Jaitley hits out at Chidambaram, says economy was in hands of a ‘terrible doctor’ under UPA govt

Arun Jaitley hits out at Chidambaram, says economy was in hands of a ‘terrible doctor’ under UPA govt

He said that the country was named in the fragile five economies in the world when P Chidambaram was the finance minister.

Feb 09, 2018, 22:43 PM IST
Fiscal deficit slippage is due to shortfall of GST revenue of 1 month, says Arun Jaitley

Fiscal deficit slippage is due to shortfall of GST revenue of 1 month, says Arun Jaitley

FM Jaitley said that direct tax collections are up 19.3% in April-Jan period as a result of the campaign against black money, GST.

Feb 09, 2018, 21:59 PM IST
Arun Jaitley to brief RBI, SEBI board on Budget 2018 tomorrow

Arun Jaitley to brief RBI, SEBI board on Budget 2018 tomorrow

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the boards of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) tomorrow, highlighting various financial sector reforms announced in the Union Budget 2018-19.

Feb 09, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
EPF contribution for new women workers capped at 8% --Here's what it means

EPF contribution for new women workers capped at 8% --Here's what it means

Know your increased take home salary, tax liabilities and more.

Feb 09, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Rs 12,000-cr relief for salaried class, senior citizens in Budget 2018: Jaitley

Rs 12,000-cr relief for salaried class, senior citizens in Budget 2018: Jaitley

He said that in the budget he tried to take care of every section and has given relief to middle class as well as senior citizens.

Feb 09, 2018, 00:08 AM IST
Special package for Andhra Pradesh to be finalised soon: Arun Jaitley

Special package for Andhra Pradesh to be finalised soon: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the entre was sympathetically working on all issues concerning Andhra Pradesh and a decision on a special package would be finalised over next few days.

Feb 08, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Arun Jaitley tears into Congress over Rafale deal, accuses it of 'seriously compromising' country's security

Arun Jaitley tears into Congress over Rafale deal, accuses it of 'seriously compromising' country's security

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday continued his attack on the government over the Rafale aircraft deal.

Feb 08, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
India should be 'wooden-headed' about fiscal consolidation: Subbarao

India should be 'wooden-headed' about fiscal consolidation: Subbarao

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Duvvuri Subbarao today said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's decision to relax on fiscal consolidation to give himself more room to spend is a questionable, and by far the most disappointing decision of the budget.

Feb 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

The electrification plans will cover all three railway zones — Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and North East Frontier Railway.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
884 firms under scanner in money laundering cases: Govt

884 firms under scanner in money laundering cases: Govt

As many as 884 companies are under the scanner in various money laundering cases and assets worth Rs 5,000 crore have been attached following probes initiated as per the PMLA, Union Minister P P Chaudhary said today.

Feb 06, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
Government will look into market slump: Hasmukh Adhia

Government will look into market slump: Hasmukh Adhia

Hasmukh Adhia said he will discuss the issue of fall in local markets with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Jaitley defamation case: HC allows Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to call 2 documents, refuses to permit DDCA minutes

Jaitley defamation case: HC allows Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to call 2 documents, refuses to permit DDCA minutes

The Delhi High Court today allowed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea calling for two DDCA documents in connection with a defamation suit filed against him by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Feb 05, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
CEA Arvind a 'good doctor', but Modi govt is a terrible patient, says Chidambaram

CEA Arvind a 'good doctor', but Modi govt is a terrible patient, says Chidambaram

The former FM has been very critical of the way the NDA govt is handling the economy and the GDP growth is declining.

Feb 04, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
In Jaitley's Budget, Space department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites

In Jaitley's Budget, Space department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites

The Department of Space has been allocated Rs 8,936.97 crore in the Budget for various space-related projects. It has also been tasked to achieve certain targets - deliver three earth observation, two communication satellites - next fiscal.

Feb 04, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Arun Jaitley's exclusive interview with Zee Media: Read full transcript here

Arun Jaitley's exclusive interview with Zee Media: Read full transcript here

In an exclusive interview to Zee Media, FM Jaitley says Budget 2018 is not populist but popular.

Feb 03, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
All you need to know: February 3, 2018

All you need to know: February 3, 2018

A quick glance at the top news of the day.

Feb 03, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
Budget benefits rural India, gives relief to middle class, backs businesses: Arun Jaitley

Budget benefits rural India, gives relief to middle class, backs businesses: Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley on Saturday defended the Union Budget 2018 and said that he has tried to address the genuine concerns of all the segments of the society, especially the salaried class and the poor.

Feb 03, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

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