Greece seeks EU allies but Germany holds firm

Greece`s radical new government on Saturday began a search for European allies for its anti-austerity agenda, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel once again ruled out debt relief for Athens.

Arun Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi's jibe at PM Narendra Modi's suit

Terming Rahul Gandhi's 'Rs 10-lakh suit' jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "non-issue", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday charged he has taken the level of politics to "a new low."

Arun Jaitley urged not to back N Srinivasan in BCCI
Arun Jaitley urged not to back N Srinivasan in BCCI

Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N. Srinivasan.

Plea seeking CBI probe into bar case posted to Wednesday

The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its orders to Wednesday on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the controversial bar bribe scam in which allegations of corruption has been levelled against Finance Minister K M Mani.

FM Arun Jaitley adopts 4 villages in Gujarat

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday adopted four villages in Vadodara district in Gujarat as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana for MPs.

IT scrutiny against Robert Vadra started during UPA tenure: Arun Jaitley

Giving a new twist to the Robert Vadra case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the process for issuing Income Tax notices to him started before he took charge of the Ministry, in a clear hint that it was done during the UPA's tenure.

No evidence of Saradha money deposited in Bangla bank to fund JMB: Muhith

Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday said there was no evidence that money collected by the Saradha chit fund group was deposited in any of the banks in his country to fund Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, which is linked to Burdwan blast, there.

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.