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Tag Archives: Arun Jaitley
  • Congress, Hardik Deceiving Each Other On Patel Reservation: Arun Jaitley

    The BJP today questioned the agreement reached between the Congress and Patidar leader Hardik Patel over reservation for the Patel community, saying the two are deceiving each other over what is legally untenable. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here, "The Congress-Hardik club ..

  • Moody’s Ratings Upgrade After 13 Years Extremely Encouraging: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that US credit rating agency Moody's upgrading India's sovereign rating was an extremely encouraging international recognition of the structural reforms undertaken by the government including demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and recapitalizati..

  • FM Arun Jaitley Denies To Disclose Facts About Demonetisation Decision

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday declined to disclose all the facts that went into the decision to undertake demonetisation last year. "I am chosing not to answer it for the reason that it is not necessary for me to disclose all facts to which I myself am privy (to) in discussions within ..

  • Paradise Papers Will Be Probed On Lines Of Panama Papers: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that investigations related to the Paradise Papers about offshore financial holdings will be on the lines of the Panama Papers and said that each case will be dealt on "individual merit". "The process which we followed in Panama Papers, almost same pr..

  • Mocking Development; Strange Campaigning By Congress: Arun Jaitley
    GST Reduced For 66 Items, Movie Tickets Over Rs 100 At 28%

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday accused the Congress of running a "strange campaign" in Gujarat by mocking development and spreading the "poison of casteism". Jaitley also targetted Rahul Gandhi over his recent remarks on the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying he firmly believes t..

  • DDCA Case: High Court Dismisses Arvind Kejriwal Plea To Summon DDCA Documents

    The Delhi High Court today dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to summon the minutes of meetings of the cricket body DDCA between 1999 and 2014 in a defamation suit filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley. Joint Registrar Pankaj Gupta declined to grant the relief sought by Kejriwal who a..

  • Arun Jaitley Attacks Congress For Election Commission Criticism
    GST Reduced For 66 Items, Movie Tickets Over Rs 100 At 28%

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday attacked the Congress for its criticism of the Election Commission over delaying the announcement of the Gujarat Assembly election schedule, saying the poll panel cannot be browbeaten by political parties. "Just recently over the Rajya Sabha polls, the C..

  • Slowdown Effect Of GST, Note Ban Has Played Out: Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the slowdown effect of demonetisation and GST roll-out on the Indian economy has played out and the country's growth is now headed towards being more balanced and sustainable. "The Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth b..

  • Panic On Retail Inflation Numbers Unjustified: Arun Jaitley

    Decrying the tendency in India to "panic" about retail inflation numbers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the NDA government has a better track record than previous ones in containing price rise. "Can you have an economy where you panic at an inflation rate of 3.36 per cent? And t..

  • BJP Chief Amit Shah Holds Meeting With Vikay Rupani, Arun Jaitley For Gujarat Polls

    BJP chief Amit Shah today held a meeting with Union minister and BJP poll in-charge for Gujarat Arun Jaitley and other top party leaders to discuss the issues related to the state assembly polls due later this year. The meeting, at the state party headquarters 'Kamalam' in Gandhinagar last evenin..