Arun Jaitley

MP heading towards becoming an industrial state: Jaitley

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 19:06

Indore, Oct 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh has moved from being a BIMARU (Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh) state 13 years ago to an economic industrial centre.


Those behind Uri attack won't go scot free, says Jaitley

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 19:30

Jalandhar, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that those behind the terrorist attack at the Uri army camp in Jammu and Kashmir would be punished, while India would work at the diplomatic level to isolate Pakistan.


Chandrababu to discuss special status for Andhra: Jaitley

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:26

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will be in the national capital to discuss the demand for special status for the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.


Era of 'grey eminence' gradually coming to end: Jaitley

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 20:54

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Noting excellence was being increasingly achieved at an early age, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the era of grey eminence was gradually coming to an end.


Congress has perfected the art of scoring self-goals: Jaitley

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 21:54

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the Congress over its charge of "mal-intent" in the Centre's move for an alternate audit of six telecom companies by the Telecommunications Department, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the grand old party had perfected the "art of scoring self-goals".


Arun Jaitley's wealth declines Rs 6 crore in a year

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 15:04

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The value of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's wealth declined Rs 6.02 crore (8.9 per cent) to Rs 60.99 crore in last fiscal 2015-16 from Rs 67.01 crore in the previous fiscal 2014-15, according to official data.


Salaries of government employees are competitive: Jaitley

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:14

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Justifying "lesser hike" by the 7th Pay Commission in comparison to earlier pay panels, especially the 5th and the 6th pay panels, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said salaries in the government sector have risen higher than those in the private sector.


7th pay panel will bring historic salary rise: Jaitley

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 15:24

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the 7th Pay Commission will bring a "historic rise" in the salaries of government employees and pensioners.


Jaitley accuses Congress of delaying economic reforms

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 18:54

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) With nearly a month left for the start of the monsoon session of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday accused the Congress of delaying the much-awaited economic reforms in the country.


BJP unhappy with Swamy's remarks on Jaitley

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 21:48

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The BJP has taken a serious view of its Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy's implicit attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and is likely to strongly convey to him to be restrained in his comments pertaining to party leaders and government officials, party sources said.


Swamy takes on Jaitley again

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:12

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In an implicit attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday criticized those "giving me unasked for advice of discipline".


Swamy attacks Economic Affairs Secretary, Jaitley defends

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 18:24

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After targeting RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday took a dig at the Secretary Economic Affairs, Shaktikanta Das.


Finance ministers to meet in July too on pending GST issues: Jaitley

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 16:19

Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday did not firmly commit to a April 1, 2017 deadline for enforcing the GST, though "hopefully that should be the intention", as he laid a roadmap for the proposed tax regime, and announced that state finance ministers would meet again next month to thrash out some of the pending issues.