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This will be the India of 2024: Arun Jaitley applauds economic roadmap in Budget 2019

The budget provides a political direction for an aspirational India, with the economically weaker sections getting the basic amenities of life, said Jaitley.

Jul 06, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Finance Ministry expects 6 banks to raise funds via FPO as market improves

Stock prices on the mend, the Finance Ministry will nudge at least six public sector banks to hit markets to raise funds and ease the pressure on the exchequer of pumping in capital as per the Indradhanush plan.

Apr 16, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

AITAF urges Jaitley to scrap proposed E-way bills under GST

The All India Tax Advocates` Forum (AITAF) has urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to completely scrap the proposed E-way bills under the new tax regime of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for convenience of small time traders as well as prevention of their probable harassment.

Apr 15, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

GST: Centre, states reach consensus on dual control; rollout from July 1

The Centre and the states on Monday came to a consensus on dual control of the goods and services tax (GST) with the Centre agreeing to allow the states to control over small tax payers.

Jan 16, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

FM Arun Jaitley to respond on taxing of EPF withdrawals in Parliament: Labour Minister

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said he is holding discussions on the controversial budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawals with the Finance Ministry and government will reveal final details on the issue during the debate on Budget. 

Mar 06, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

Allegations against Arun Jaitley baseless, DDCA not functioning illegally: Chetan Chauhan

The DDCA on Thursday categorically rejected the allegations of financial irregularities made by the Aap Aadmi Party (AAP) against Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and said that such charges were 'absolutely baseless'.

Dec 17, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Certain factors preventing India from reaching 8% growth: Arun Jaitley

India's GDP had grown by 7.5 percent in the Q4 of 2014-15, 7 percent in the Q1 of 2015-2016 and 7.4 percent in the Q2 of 2015-2016.

Dec 15, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

GDP to grow in excess of 7.5% this fiscal: Jaitley

Jaitley said that even when globally the economic situation is not that good, India's industrial and manufacturing output are showing improvement.

Oct 15, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

FM Arun Jaitley targets Kapil Sibal as court throws out CBI case of 2002

Jaitley said the retired judge had opined that there could be an arbitrariness in fixing the Spectrum User Charges for allocation of additional spectrum.

Oct 15, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Plan panel needed reorientation, not political burial: Congress

 Congress on Sunday said dismantling Planning Commission will be "unwarranted, shortsighted and dangerous" as it will have long term adverse effect on Centre-state relations and asserted that the plan panel needed "reorientation" and not "political burial".

Dec 07, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Lokpal Bill: Arun Jaitley accuses Congress of double standards

BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday, accused the Congress of double standards as far as the Lokpal Bill was concerned.

Dec 15, 2013, 19:22 PM IST