Arun Jaitley

Fuel prices fall: Amit Shah says relief for people, Congress calls it poll tactics

Amit Shah has said the fall in prices shows BJP government sensitive to needs of people. Congress says it's band-aid after inflicting 'thousand cuts.'

Oct 05, 2018, 06:58 AM IST

Key states follow Centre, slash petrol, diesel prices by Rs 5 per litre

The Centre's move to cut fuel price has come as a big relief to te common man.

Oct 04, 2018, 23:27 PM IST

Fuel price cut shows Centre's concern for people, says BJP; Congress calls it 'panic reaction'

Congress today slammed the Centre's move to slash fuel prices.

Oct 04, 2018, 20:55 PM IST

Fuel prices should be slashed by Rs 10 at least: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that the fuel prices should be slashed down by Rs 10 per litre. 

Oct 04, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

After Centre's appeal, key states slash petrol, diesel prices by Rs 5 per litre

Mumbai has the highest VAT of 39.12 percent on petrol, while Telangana levies the highest VAT of 26 percent on diesel.

Oct 04, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Centre cuts excise duty on fuel by Rs 1.50 per litre, Oil companies to absorb Re 1 per litre

The reduction excise duty will come immediately into effect once it has been officially notified by the OMCs.

Oct 04, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

Arun Jaitley fires back at Rahul Gandhi, defends loan write-offs

Arun Jaitley has blamed Congress for spreading misinformation about government's possible moves in relation to the private sector company ILF&S.

Oct 01, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Petrol, diesel prices not discussed: Jaitley after GST Council meet

Earlier, when asked whether the GST council meeting discussed bringing petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Jaitley said "It was not in the agenda".

Sep 28, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

GST council meet: Government to make committee to discuss the Kerala Cess proposal, says Jaitley

This committee will have members of North East, hill and coastal states.

Sep 28, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Import duty on 19 products hiked: Check out list of products that will become costlier

The enhanced duty rates which will make these imported goods expensive.

Sep 27, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

Cabinet clears proposal to make GSTN 100% govt-owned company

GSTN Board will initiate the process for acquisition of equity held by the private companies.

Sep 27, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

ACs, refrigerators and washing machines to get dearer as Centre hikes import duty

The Centre's order will be effective from midnight of September 26-27.

Sep 26, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

Government calls Aadhaar verdict historic, says Congress cuts a ‘sorry figure’

Arun Jaitley said that while the Congress introduced Aadhaar, it did not know what to do with the scheme.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

Post-mortem is easier than action: Arun Jaitley slams ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Jaitley has slammed the former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan over his 'MSME lending crisis' remark. 

Sep 25, 2018, 23:23 PM IST

Banks must strive to be seen as institutions of clean, prudent lending: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said that the formalisation of the Indian economy through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), GST, demonetisation and Digital Payments have enabled better assessment of financial capacity and risks.

Sep 25, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Arun Jaitley to discuss banking reforms with Public Sector Banks on Tuesday

The meeting will hold discussions on the review of recovery, bank performance and reforms, financial inclusion, digitalisation, housing loans, MSME lending and new initiatives.

Sep 25, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

FM to meet PSU banks chiefs on Tuesday; to review financial performance

The meeting is expected to discuss a host of issues, including progress made with regard to reduction in non-performing assets, sources said.

Sep 24, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Govt to take all measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

The minister's remarks come in the wake of stock markets witnessing sudden and stiff fall in intra-day trade on Friday over concerns of liquidity crisis being faced by some of the NBFCs.

Sep 24, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

It's time PM Modi, Arun Jaitley 'stop lying' on Rafale and agree on JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi

Nothing less than a JPC probe into Rafale deal is acceptable to Congress-led Opposition.

Sep 23, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

War on Rafale deal escalates, now Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh demands JPC probe

SP chief said that only JPC can bring the truth related to the Rafale deal to fore. 

Sep 23, 2018, 16:52 PM IST