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09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley launches the induction of 15 Electric Vehicles in DEA

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley along with the Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R.K.Singh launched the induction of 15 Electric Vehicles in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA),...

06-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Aadhaar a game changer: Arun Jaitley

Crediting a "decisive" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the evolution of the Aadhaar as a "game changer", Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Unique Identity Number (UID) has helped the government save around Rs 90,000 crore in the last few years...

03-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Alienation in Kashmir is legacy of Congress: Arun Jailtey

Finance Minister Arun Jailtey on Thursday maintained in the Rajya Sabha that mistakes made by the Congress had led to alienation among people in Kashmir and rejected its charge that the process had started in the last four and half years.Participating in a discussion...

03-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Congress ruled J&K using undemocratic means : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slams Congress over Kashmir issue, says elections in Congress era subject of folklore.In the Rajya Sabha today Arun Jaitley said "Congress ruled Jammu and Kashmir using undemocratic means and the party had manipulated the...

27-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modi meets Shah, Jaitley on farmers' issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held consultations with top BJP leaders, including party chief Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on issues concerning farmers amid indications that agrarian problems could be...

21-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Government order on interception same as that of UPA : Arun Jaitley

Under opposition attack, the government on Friday defended its order on monitoring and intercepting any computer by central investigative and security agencies, saying it was a mere repetition of an order of authorisation issued under rules framed during the...

21-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley meet Ram Vilas Paswan over Bihar seat-sharing

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday held discussions with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag Paswan over seat sharing arrangements in Bihar for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.The discussion came a day after LJP leaders met BJP...

19-Dec-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog releases Strategy for New India @ 75

The NITI Aayog today unveiled its comprehensive national Strategy for New India, which defines clear objectives for 2022-23. It is a detailed exposition acrossforty-one crucial areas, that recognizesthe progress already made, identifies binding constraints,...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Political rhetoric to be critical for Indian economy : Arun Jaitley

Urging various stakeholders of the economy to avoid adding a domestic problem to the global crisis, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said political rhetoric in the coming months will be critical for Indian economy."Next six months, the political rhetoric...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley demands discussion on Rafale, RS adjourned for day

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday demanded a discussion on the Rafale deal in the Rajya Sabha as the upper House was adjourned for the day amidst sloganeering and noise."I demand that Congress party should immediately start a discussion on Rafale," Jaitley...

13-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Assembly outcome won't affect Lok Sabha polls : Arun Jaitley

Dealt a severe blow by the Congress in the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the outcome would have no bearing on the Lok Sabha elections next year.He said the 2019 general...

10-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley appreciates Patel's services to nation

Reacting to RBI Governor Urjit Patel's sudden resignation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday appreciated his services to the nation and said it was a pleasure working with him."The government acknowledges with deep sense of appreciation the services rendered...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress sowed seeds of rural distress : Arun Jaitley

Days after thousands of farmers held a protest march against the government's "anti-farmer" policies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said inadequate resources by the Congress resulted in rural distress, while the NDA is filling the gap."It was inadequacy...

30-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Congress can never be nucleus of coalition : Arun Jaitley

Terming the opposition's efforts to forge a grand alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as a failure, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the Congress, saying it can only be the "tail" of any alliance, but never the "nucleus"."India is not going...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind praises Modi government for 'inclusiveness'

Receiving the first copy of book 'Making of New India: Transformation under Modi Government', President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday remarked that the term 'inclusiveness' is no more a slogan, but an idea on the make, due to the Narendra Modi government's role in...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley releases coffee table book on Indian hockey

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday unveiled a curated coffee table book titled 'The Illustrated History of Indian Hockey: A Saga of Triumph, Pain and Dreams' capturing the glorious journey of one of India's most celebrated sports.The book turns...

17-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Coalition of rivals certain recipe for disaster : Arun Jaitley

Attacking the proposed grand alliance of opposition parties for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday warned the country of the dangers in electing a "coalition of rivals" which will be a "certain recipe for disaster".He asked...

17-Nov-2018 Bhopal

Arun Jaitley flays Andhra, Bengal on CBI move

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday flayed the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments for withdrawing "general consent" to the CBI for raids and investigations in their states saying scams cannot be wiped off by such a decision."We have a federal structure...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

CM urges hassle free credit facility under GoI Scheme

He apprised the Finance Minister that State Cooperative Banks have not been made member lending institutions under Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) and Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) due to that potential...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Himachal CM seeks hassle-free credit facility

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here and sought hassle-free credit facility.He told the Finance Minister that state cooperative banks have not been made member lending institutions under...

01-Nov-2018 New Delhi

India under UPA most difficult to do business with : Arun Jaitley

Attacking the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hailed India's 23 places jump in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings and said the country had come a long way from the UPA era when it was the most difficult country to do business...

01-Nov-2018 New Delhi

October GST collections cross Rs 1 lakh crore

Revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark in October, a marked increase from Rs 94,442 crore in September, the government announced on Thursday.The total GST revenue collected in October (for September)...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Government need to be on toes to meet challenges : Arun Jaitley

Asserting the importance of banking as Indian economy gets more formalised, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the regulator and the government need to be on their toes for quick action without exaggerating the emerging challenges."When challenges...

18-Oct-2018 New Delhi

PM stresses better co-ordination among disaster management wings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday emphasized the need for better coordination among various stakeholders in disaster-management situations to save life and property.The Prime Minister said various wings should take up more joint exercises to bring about...

18-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Prime Minister chairs 6th meeting of NDMA

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi chaired the sixth meeting of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at New Delhi, today.Prime Minister reviewed the activities of NDMA to effectively manage and respond to disasters affecting the country. He also...

15-Oct-2018 New Delhi

PM's meeting with Global Oil and Gas Experts/CEOs

CEOs and Experts from the Oil and Gas sector, from both India and abroad, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.The gathering included Ministers from Saudi Arabia and UAE, and CEOs and experts from organisations including Saudi ARAMCO, ADNOC, BP, Rosneft,...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley accuses opposition of hypocrisy on oil prices

Attacking the opposition parties over their stance on the high oil prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his "reluctant allies" of only committing to tweets and media statements on the issue while looking...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

More steps likely to cut current account deficit : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday the government was trying its best to narrow down the current account deficit (CAD) and more steps were likely in that direction.He said while the government had already taken a series of steps, including cutting...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Grand alliance tried, tested, failed idea : Arun Jaitley

Tearing into the Congress and other opposition parties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday called the proposed grand alliance an anarchic combination, the likes of which were "tried, tested and failed" in India.Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership...

04-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Government cuts fuel prices by Rs 2.50/ltr, some states follow suit

Under attack from rivals and with Assembly elections round the corner, the Centre on Thursday cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2.50 per litre, a decision that was followed by several BJP-ruled states giving an overall relief of Rs 5 per litre.The Centre's...

28-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B B Vyas participates in 30th GST Council meeting

Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today participated in the 30thGST Council meeting held under the chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through video-conferencing.Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin K Chowdhary, Commissioner Commercial Taxes, M Raju,...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Bringing Aadhaar as money bill no fraud on Constitution : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that "bringing a money bill as a money bill" cannot be a fraud on the Constitution, and stressed that Aadhaar bill was indeed a finance bill."A money bill can only be brought as a money bill. The finance...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Aadhaar bill was money bill : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that bringing a finance bill as an ordinary bill is a fraud on the Constitution and not "bringing a money bill as a money bill", implying that Aadhaar Bill was indeed a finance bill."A money bill can only...

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