Arun Jaitley

Every state has supported GST idea, says Jaitley

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 16:04

Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said every state has either supported or accepted the idea of the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) except Tamil Nadu, which has expressed reservations.


Jaitley, 22 state finance ministers attend GST meet in Kolkata

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:50

Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is attending a meeting of Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers here on Tuesday to nudge the states to arrive at a consensus on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.


Jaitley discusses sovereign wealth fund roadmap

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:08

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday discussed the operationalisation of India's first Rs 40,000 crore sovereign wealth fund, the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).


Competition policy may not be required: Jaitley

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:58

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government is unlikely to go ahead with its earlier plan of having a separate policy to encourage more competition in the economy, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley hinted on Friday.


Jaitley asks World Bank to expand role in social sector

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 21:36

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called for the World Bank to have a greater role in the social sector projects like education, health, agricultural development and small scale industry.