Articles about Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley was one of the tallest leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India, and a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament. Jaitley did his BCom (Hons) from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, and LLB from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He joined ABVP during his college days and was elected the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) President in 1974. He was under preventive detention during the Emergency (1975-77) years in Ambala Jail, Punjab, and later in Tihar Jail, Delhi. Jaitley started practicing law in 1977 and became the Additional Solicitor General of India in 1989. He was designated as Senior Advocate in 1990 by the Delhi High Court. A Member of Rajya Sabha from 2000 till his demise in 2019, Jaitley served as the Minister of State (MoS) for Information & Broadcasting and Disinvestment and Minister of Law and Justice during the Vajpayee government (1999-2004). Later, Jaitley was the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs in the first Modi government (2014-19) and oversaw the implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), the Goods and Services Tax (GST), and the 2016 Demonetisation, among others. Jaitley passed away in 2019 due to health complications.
23 Dec 2020Sports
Former Indian cricket team captain Bishan Singh Bedi has written to Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) president Rohan Jaitley, asking for the removal of his name from a stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
28 May 2020Business
As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.
01 Feb 2020India
As she rose to present her second Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the budget for the financial year of 2020-21 revolves around three themes: Aspirational India, Economic development for All, and building a Caring society.
28 Dec 2019India
Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley would have turned 67 today.
16 Nov 2019Sports
Following the resignation of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma on Saturday, several other members of the association submitted their resignation.
27 Aug 2019Sports
Delhi's sprawling Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, famous for the innumerable cricket matches it hosted/hosts, will be renamed after late BJP leader Arun Jaitley, Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma confirmed on Tuesday.
26 Aug 2019Politics
In an explosive statement, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday held the Opposition responsible for the deaths of BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Babulal Gaur, and Sushma Swaraj.
25 Aug 2019Politics
One of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arun Jaitley, who breathed his last on Saturday, was cremated with complete state honors at New Delhi's Nigam Bodh Ghat a short while ago.
25 Aug 2019India
Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.
25 Aug 2019India
Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday.
24 Aug 2019Politics
Former Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, who passed away on Saturday, will be cremated on Sunday afternoon at the Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi.
24 Aug 2019Politics
Two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital following complaints of breathlessness, former Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66.
24 Aug 2019India
Former Union Finance Minister and BJP stalwart, Arun Jaitley, passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness.
16 Aug 2019Politics
Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) days ago, is in critical condition, reports Zee News.
15 Aug 2019Politics
In a shocking incident, a minister of Gujarat state government paid homage to BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a function on August 10, reports TOI.
10 Aug 2019India
Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, was on Friday admitted to Delhi's AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness.
05 Aug 2019Politics
On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019Sports
The controversy surrounding former Indian cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Bishen Singh Bedi took an ugly turn.
13 Jul 2019India
Wife of former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, Aarti has accused her agro-based company's business partners of forgery.
05 Jun 2019Politics
From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.
31 May 2019Politics
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
30 May 2019Politics
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
30 May 2019Politics
Narendra Modi, who will take oath as Prime Minister on Thursday evening, started his day by remembering the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
29 May 2019Politics
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who handled Finance Ministry for years, has asked Narendra Modi to excuse him from the new government, claimed reports.
29 May 2019Politics
Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.
24 May 2019Politics
After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.
19 May 2019Politics
The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.
06 May 2019Politics
The Congress has complained to Election Commission asking the body to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his choice of words against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
05 May 2019India
The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
03 May 2019World
After Masood Azhar's listing as UN-designated terrorist, Pakistan has sought more time from Paris-based terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to act on terrorism.
03 May 2019Politics
Handing over a long rope to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission gave him another clean chit on Thursday for his speech in which he claimed India hadn't kept its nuclear buttons for Diwali.
02 May 2019Politics
The Opposition is not celebrating Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist as they may have to pay a political price, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.
24 Apr 2019India
On Tuesday, a three-judge panel, led by Justice SA Bobde was formed to investigate the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former staffer.
22 Apr 2019India
On Monday, all benches of the Supreme Court commenced at 10:45 AM, 15 minutes past the actual time.
22 Apr 2019Politics
In what is sure to be used by BJP this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he regretted the comments he made on Rafale, which he attributed to the Supreme Court.
21 Apr 2019Politics
On Friday, BJP President Amit Shah met Bollywood actor Sunny Deol in Pune and sparked off speculations that the latter may be fielded from Amritsar, Punjab.
13 Apr 2019Politics
A day after Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification dominated political conversations in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he got his M.Phil degree without completing Masters.
12 Apr 2019Politics
She was once India's HRD Minister but no one really knew how educated Smriti Irani is. Then she made a thumping proclamation that she had a degree from the prestigious Yale University.
08 Apr 2019Politics
The BJP released its manifesto, titled "Sankalp Patra", for the upcoming polls on Monday. The document was released in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, and union minister Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, and Rajnath Singh.