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18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

India won on all counts in Jadhav's case in ICJ: Arun Jaitley

Former Finance Minister and Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgement in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case shows that India won on almost all counts with a comprehensive victory and Pakistan lost conclusively."A...

29-May-2019 New Delhi

Don't include me in new cabinet, Arun Jaitley tells Narendra Modi

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to include him in the new cabinet, citing his health issues."During the last 18 months, I have had some serious health challenges. My doctors have enabled me to emerge...

16-May-2019 New Delhi

Scary opposition scenario will lead to its rout : Arun Jaitley

The "frightening and scary" scenario that the opposition promises will be responsible for its rout in the Lok Sabha elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.In a blog post, the senior BJP leader said as the seventh and final phase of the...

13-May-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley slams Mamata Banerjee, says Mayawati unfit to govern

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of throttling democracy and said BSP chief Mayawati's personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed she was unfit to hold any public post.Jaitley said democracy...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress 'cry baby', MCC doesn't stop free speech: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday termed Congress the "cry baby" of the Lok Sabha elections over its complaints to the Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while noting that the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) does not take away the right...

07-May-2019 New Delhi

PM's Rajiv jibe: Why double standard, Arun Jaitley asks Congress

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday attacked the Congress for referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "chor" (thief) but crying hoarse when the Prime Minister called former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "corrupt".In a tweet, Arun Jaitley asked...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

Defence deal pusher wants to be PM, says Jaitley in Rahul attack

Attacking Rahul Gandhi on his former business partner allegedly acquiring defence offset contracts under the UPA regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Congress President was "a man who aspired to be a defence deal pusher and today aspires...

02-May-2019 New Delhi

Pulwama, Balakot made China change Azhar stance: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Thursday said the classification of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was "a big victory" for India and its diplomacy under the Narendra...

26-Apr-2019 New Delhi

BJP to get mandate bigger than in 2014: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the BJP would get a bigger mandate than in 2014 in the general elections and the "New India" is a positive India which does not accept the "negativism of Rahul, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee and TDP".In a...

21-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Time to stand with judiciary, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday attacked the "institutional destabilizers" saying that their lending shoulder to "completely unverified allegations" was destabilising the institution of the Chief Justice of India and said that if those peddling "falsehood"...

15-Apr-2019 New Delhi

'Reject Article 370 as Kashmir's connect to India'

Calling the issue of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir the biggest challenge before India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said it cannot be solved until the "failed obsolete thought" of Article 370 as a "loose constitutional connect" between the state...

13-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Rahul got M.Phil without Masters degree : Arun Jaitley

Making a scathing attack on the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for questioning Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the party forgot that a public audit of Gandhi's academic credentials "may leave a lot to be...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Action against corruption not vendetta : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hit out at the Congress and other opposition parties for calling income tax raids in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka a political vendetta.In a blog, he said public funds were being siphoned off in both the states, inviting...

08-Apr-2019 New Delhi

BJP manifesto has strong nationalist vision : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that Narendra Modi government has made India the world's fastest-growing economy while hitting out at the Congress, saying BJP's election manifesto was not prepared with a "tukde-tukde" mindset.At the release of the...

07-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Electoral bonds are legitimate, transparent: Arun Jaitley

Terming electoral bonds a legitimate and transparent method of political funding, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it masks the link between the party and the donor in the same way the electoral trusts brought by the UPA did.NGOs have tendency...

07-Apr-2019 New Delhi

BJP unveils campaign theme, slogan songs for LS polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday unveiled its campaign logo, tagline and theme song for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls with the slogan "Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar" (Modi once more) to seek a second consecutive term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi."The...

05-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Manipur journalsit Sapam joins BJP

Senior journalist Nishikant Singh Sapam on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters in in Delhi in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.Soon after his induction, Jaitley said: "Sapam ji is among the influential citizens of...

05-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley questions Rahul's silence on chopper scam

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday questioned Congress President Rahul Gandhi's "silence" on the Enforcement Directorate chargesheet in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, which mentioned that kickbacks were paid to "important political...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley questions Nehru-Gandhi family source of income

Launching a bitter attack on the Nehru-Gandhi family over their sources of income, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday told Congress President Rahul Gandhi not to "throw stones" at others when he himself is "living in a glass house"."Pandit Motilal...

01-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley lashes out at Omar for 'Kashmir PM' remark

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday came down heavily on National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah for reviving the old demand that Jammu and Kashmir should have a separate Prime Minister and President, saying it was only intended to create a separatist...

29-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley slams Congress over 'Hindu terror' slogan

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the Congress, while accusing it of coining the "Hindu terror" slogan and filing cases based on fake evidence to gain political mileage.Days after an anti-terror court in Haryana acquitted Swami Aseemanand in the...

25-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Rahul's minimum income scheme a 'bluff' : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday termed the Congress's election promise to provide 25 crore poor people yearly financial assistance of Rs 72,000 a "bluff announcement", noting that the sum is "less than two-thirds" of the existing Direct Benefit...

24-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley slams Congress over its 'dynastic character'

Claiming Congress leaders were "staring" at defeat in the elections due to their party's dynastic character, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asked if the party workers were getting frustrated due to their chief Rahul Gandhi's perceived shortcomings.He...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

India won't play on backfoot against terror : Arun Jaitly

Finance Minister Arun Jaitly on Friday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his chief advisor Sam Pitroda's remarks on the Pulwama attack and said if the 'guru' (teacher) has such thinking, then one can imagine how his student would be.He said the fight...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Ex-Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.On the occasion, Gambhir, 37, thanked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for giving him an...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Nehru committed original mistake on China : Arun Jaitley

Under attack from the Congress for its failure to yet again designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the government fielded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for its defence who alleged that the original mistake, not only on Kashmir but also on...

09-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Air strikes exposed Pakistan's nuclear bluff : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Saturday India has "exposed" Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" by carrying out air strikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp at Balakot on February 26.Participating in India TV's "Aap Ki Adalat" programme, Jaitley said:...

08-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley releases book on PM's selected speeches

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday released a book "Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas", a compilation of selected speeches delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Releasing the book on the occasion of International Women's Day, Jaitley said that the Prime Minister...

07-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Press freedom can't be above national security : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the freedom of press cannot be above national security and that the framers of the Constitution too realised this fact.Jaitley's comments came in response to a media query about the government telling...

07-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Congress getting high TRPs in Pakistani TVs : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday lashed out at the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi for repeatedly raking up the Rafale fighter jet deal and said the questions raised on the issue were meant to divert public attention from the comments made by...

13-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Rahul manufactured his own Rafale statistics : Arun Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for "manufacturing statistics" into the 36 Rafale fighter jet deal with France's Dassault Aviation."The Congress President has manufactured a statistic, Rs 500 crore versus Rs...

21-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Opposition fears Modi, so ganging up : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at opposition parties, saying the fear of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity and his return to power has brought them together but said this won't work in the Lok Sabha polls as Modi remains the most popular...

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...

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