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Government would take measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

Seeking to calm the nerves of worried investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today government would take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds.

23 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Rafale-deal: Government's defense and opposition's attacks make political discourse ugly

The bombshell, which former French President Francois Hollande dropped about the Rafale deal, has snowballed into a full-blown political controversy, with the opposition demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation and Centre denying all charges.

15 Sep 2018


Congress's charges against Jaitley over Mallya meeting 'ridiculous': Sena

The Shiv Sena today hit out at the Congress saying its allegations against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya's claims on meeting him were "ridiculous".

14 Sep 2018


Here's what Tourism Ministry planned for Gandhiji's birth anniversary

The Tourism Ministry will include the words "The land of Gandhi" in the logo of its flagship program 'Incredible India' as part of its plans to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

13 Sep 2018


RaGa says FM writes blogs, but didn't mention meeting Mallya

Addressing the press on Thursday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched a full blown attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his alleged meeting with beleaguered business tycoon Vijay Mallya.

12 Sep 2018


Mallya claims he met Jaitley before leaving India; he denies

Speaking outside a London court, embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya made a sensational claim, saying that he had met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and had offered to settle his dues before leaving India.

06 Sep 2018


Rupee plunges to a new low of 72.12 against USD

The Indian rupee crashed below the 72-level against the US dollar for the first time ever on persistent global headwinds and concerns on the macroeconomic front.

02 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

RTI applicant in MP asked to pay GST for information

An RTI applicant has been asked to pay the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for getting information from the Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure Development Board in Bhopal under the transparency law.

30 Aug 2018


India likely to replace UK as world's fifth-largest economy: Jaitley

India is likely to surpass the UK to become the world's fifth largest economy next year on growing consumption and strong economic activity, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

30 Aug 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rafale Deal: In tweet, Amit Shah questions Rahul Gandhi's IQ

BJP President Amit Shah took a dig at his Congress counterpart Rahul Gandhi saying the nation's IQ was higher than the latter's.

29 Aug 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rafale-deal: Slamming RaGa's 'poor understanding', Arun Jaitley asks 15 questions

In his first video interview after resuming charge as Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has slammed Congress and Rahul Gandhi for their 'factually false' allegations about the Rafale deal.

27 Aug 2018


Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cited IMF reports to highlight how the Narendra Modi-led government through a series of reforms has transformed the "weak economy" it inherited from UPA government.

23 Aug 2018


Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister, after 3-month break

After a three-month-long hiatus following a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Arun Jaitley is finally ready to to take up the reins as the Finance and Corporate Affairs minister again.

07 Aug 2018


Arun Jaitley might resume office in 3rd week of August

Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who had undergone a kidney transplant surgery on May-14, is likely to resume the office of Finance Minister in the third week of August, sources said.

16 Jul 2018


Congress's balm on teary Kumaraswamy: Be courageous, stay happy

The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.

01 Jul 2018


GST implementation not disruptive, best is yet to come: Jaitley

On the first anniversary of Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out, Union Minister Arun Jaitley stressed that India has been able to implement the major indirect tax reform, GST, in the least disruptive manner.

01 Jul 2018


GST anniversary: "Gamechanger" or "surgical strike"? Top leaders speak up

One year ago on this day, the country's tax regime underwent a drastic overhaul with the launch of the never-seen-before-in-India Goods and Services Tax (GST).

20 Jun 2018

Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits months before term ends

Indian Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is quitting and moving to the US due to "pressing family commitments," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today.

19 Jun 2018

Air India

Govt decides to put Air-India sale on hold for now

The government has decided not to go ahead with Air India stake sale in an election year and will provide required funds for its operations, an official said.

18 Jun 2018


Arun Jaitley urges citizens to pay taxes honestly

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today urged citizens to pay their due share of taxes "honestly" to reduce dependence on oil as a revenue source.

18 Jun 2018


India, fastest-growing major economy, trend likely to continue: Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that 7.7% economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 "firmly" established India as the fastest-growing major economy in the world and the trend is likely to continue for some years.

Jaitley returns home after kidney transplant; expresses gratitude to AIIMS

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is back home after a three-week stay at AIIMS for a kidney transplant.

28 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology

BJP leader Arun Jaitley has withdrawn his defamation case against dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas after the latter apologized.

27 May 2018


Jaitley: 2019 is about 'Modi vs an anarchist combination'

From the hospital bed where he's recovering from his kidney transplant operation, Arun Jaitley has launched a scathing attack on the Congress and the "maverick and temperamental" leaders of regional parties like TMC, DMK, and BSP.

26 May 2018


India, from 'fragile five' to 'bright spot' in global economy

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today, in his Facebook post, said that the Modi government has provided a "scam-free" governance during the last four years, and the country has transformed from being a part of the fragile five' to the "bright spot" on the global stage.

Jaitley shifted out of ICU, recovering after kidney transplant

Arun Jaitley, who underwent a successful kidney transplant at the AIIMS on May 14, has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is recovering.

Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery today at the AIIMS in Delhi.

14 May 2018

Randeep Guleria

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoing kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS-Delhi

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing a kidney transplant operation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

03 May 2018

Delhi High Court

Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

Dissident Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today told Delhi High Court that his statements against Union Minister Arun Jaitley were based on information received as a party worker from his leader Arvind Kejriwal.

22 Apr 2018


India's GDP expected to reach $5 trillion by 2025

India is poised to remain the fastest growing large economy in the world and its GDP is expected to reach $5 trillion by 2025 as the economic reforms adopted in last few years have started to bear fruit, a top Indian official said.

20 Apr 2018

Petrol Diesel Prices

Petrol,diesel prices touch new-highs. Will bringing them under GST help?

Petrol price in Delhi touched a new high today at Rs. 74.08 per liter, the highest in almost five years.

17 Apr 2018

West Bengal

CM Mamata Banerjee sees currency shortage as reminder of demonetization

Reacting to reports of currency shortage in some states, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the development was a reminder of demonetization days.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Demonetization Part-2? ATMs across India run out of cash

People in several states including Delhi, Telangana and Gujarat are facing an unexpected cash crunch as ATMs run out of money.

Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, kidney transplant tomorrow

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underwent a series of medical tests at AIIMS ahead of his kidney transplant surgery.

FM Arun Jaitley likely to undergo surgery for kidney-related ailment

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from a kidney ailment and may have to undergo a surgery, sources close to the minister said.

04 Apr 2018


Jaya Bachchan, Bhupendra Yadav, 10 others take Rajya Sabha oath

Actor-turned-Parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan and BJP's Bhupendra Yadav were among a dozen newly elected or re-elected members of the Rajya Sabha who took the oath of office on Wednesday.

03 Apr 2018


Jaitley accepts Kejriwal's apology, withdraws defamation case

Delhi HC today closed the Rs. 10cr defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

03 Apr 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appointed as Leader of Rajya Sabha

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was today once again appointed as the Leader of the Rajya Sabha following his re-election to the House.

02 Apr 2018


DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, as part of his apology-spree, has now apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. This was pertaining to the DDCA defamation case.

01 Apr 2018


Petrol price highest in 4-years, diesel hits highest ever

Petrol prices hit Rs. 73.73 per litre in the national capital today, the highest in four years; it was Rs 76.06 in September 2014.