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Business Standard India
Farmers selling cheap, so why do fruits and veggies cost you a bomb?As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets down to finalise his Budget Speech, which
Business Standard India / Posted 7 hours ago
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets down to finalise his Budget Speech, which many believe could be focused on the farm sector, the December data on consumer food price index (CFPI) and its wholesale price counterpart should offer some... Read more
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Business Standard India
Don't bank on Budget numbersSpare a thought for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. When Mr Jaitley presents his
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
Spare a thought for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. When Mr Jaitley presents his Budget next month, he must know that he doesn’t have a handle on the all-important number, namely, the growth estimate for India’s gross domestic product (GDP). The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Arun Jaitley, JP Nadda, Ravi Shankar Prasad among eight ministers likely to seek renomination to Rajya Sabhain the Rajya Sabha in April, necessitating their renomination to the Upper Hous
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 hours ago
in the Rajya Sabha in April, necessitating their renomination to the Upper House. These include finance minister Arun Jaitley, health minister JP Nadda, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and human... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Less than 2% beneficiaries get aid under maternity schemeon the status of implementation of the scheme today. Top economists of the cou
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
on the status of implementation of the scheme today. Top economists of the country had written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in December last year, flagging the delay in rolling out the scheme. A total amount of Rs 12.2 crore has been... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
After ‘hugplomacy’ tweet, Congress wants BJP to appreciate humourcriticism even jokingly.” It that carried a cartoon of Modi, along with top BJP
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
criticism even jokingly.” It that carried a cartoon of Modi, along with top BJP leaders Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley. In yet another tweet, the Congress highlighted the five “U-turns” made by Modi on issues like Aadhaar, FDI and ties... Read more
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asianage
Diesel prices at record Rs 61.74 per litre, petrol crosses Rs 71 per litrehe asked. Price of petrol and diesel in Delhi is the lowest in all metros. Pra
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he asked. Price of petrol and diesel in Delhi is the lowest in all metros. Pradhan had said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has already written to the states seeking reduction in VAT. The October 2017 excise duty cut cost the government Rs... Read more
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Gulf News
India to split Air India into four separate firms for salewhich is surviving on a taxpayer-funded bailout, has strained government financ
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
which is surviving on a taxpayer-funded bailout, has strained government finances for decades, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said last year that money spent on Air India could have been used for education.Unlocking growth“The aviation sector... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Army Day: Service chiefs pay tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti; Prez, PM greet troopsover as the first commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Franci
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
over as the first commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher in 1949. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also honoured the courage and bravery of the soldiers. Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore posted, Paying tribute... Read more
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dna
Agriculture sector is top priorityUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the agriculture sector is to
dna / Posted yesterday
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the agriculture sector is top priority for the government because the country’s economic growth is not justifiable and equitable unless the benefits are evident in the agriculture sector. After... Read more
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The Hindu
Trade unions urge government to focus on job generation in Union Budgetthat opening up the retail market to foreign players would lead to further loss
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that opening up the retail market to foreign players would lead to further loss of jobs. Though Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that suggestions made by trade union leaders during a pre-budget consultation meet last month would be... Read more
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asianage
Cabinet ministers should speak up like SC judges: Yashwant Sinhaattributed Mr Sinha’s scathing criticism of the government to his being sidelin
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
attributed Mr Sinha’s scathing criticism of the government to his being sidelined in the party with finance minister Arun Jaitley once dubbing him as a “job applicant at 80”. Mr Sinha was a Cabinet minister in the first BJP-led NDA government and... Read more
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The Hindu
Inside Parliament – Views from the Front Row review: Crossing the floor— and politicians. These include the Union Finance Minister, with a chapter tit
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
— and politicians. These include the Union Finance Minister, with a chapter titled ‘Football Jersey No 110 for Arun Jaitley, please’: “With Mr Jaitley, it would be number 110, as a tribute to Article 110, under which a bill can be declared a... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE Ambassador, Indian Finance Minister discuss trade and investmentyears New Delhi: Dr Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al Banna, UAE Ambassador Extraordinary
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
years New Delhi: Dr Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al Banna, UAE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to India, and Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister of Finance, have discussed means of boosting bilateral relations between the two friendly nations,... Read more
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asianage
Kejriwal appeals in Delhi HC for details of DDCA hearing from 1999 to 2014of meetings of cricket body DDCA between 1999 and 2014 in connection with a def
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of meetings of cricket body DDCA between 1999 and 2014 in connection with a defamation suit filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley. Jaitley was the President of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) from 2000 to 2013. The appeal came... Read more
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The Hindu
Cabinet ministers should ‘speak up’ like SC judges, says Yashwant Sinhaattributed Mr. Sinha’s scathing criticism of the government to his being sideli
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
attributed Mr. Sinha’s scathing criticism of the government to his being sidelined in the party with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley once dubbing him as a “job applicant at 80”. Mr. Sinha was a cabinet minister in the first BJP-led NDA government... Read more
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The Hindu
A perfect storm of uncertaintyUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other officials of the Finance Ministry
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other officials of the Finance Ministry would be feeling the pressure right about now. After all, it’s quite a nerve-racking thing to be flying blind. And make no mistake, that’s precisely what the government... Read more
4d
Business Standard India
November IIP growth jumps to 17-month high; Dec inflation rises to 5.2%action. But it would be status quo in February,” said Madan Sabnavis, chief eco
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
action. But it would be status quo in February,” said Madan Sabnavis, chief economist, CARE Ratings. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the 2018-19 Budget on February 1. The only two major datasets yet to be released by the Centre are monthly... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Subsidies, tax rebates demanded in Union Budget-2018who is hosting the symposium for past three years, said all suggestions and dem
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
who is hosting the symposium for past three years, said all suggestions and demands will be presented before the Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in Delhi.Like previous years, such suggestions and demands are most likely to be addressed, he ho... Read more
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The Indian Express
First time in 14 months, credit to industry expandsLast week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that credit growth in the banking
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
Last week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that credit growth in the banking system has started improving slowly. HINTING AT a revival in the economy, the industrial sector witnessed an expansion in credit growth for the first time in 14 months... Read more
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asianage
PM Narendra Modi confers with BJP leaders on poll strategyto hold simultaneous elections for Parliament and the state Assemblies. The mee
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
to hold simultaneous elections for Parliament and the state Assemblies. The meeting was attended by Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Radha Mohan Singh and Suresh Prabhu, along with economists and experts in different... Read more
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Gulf News
BJP’s doublespeak exposed, says Congress on FDI decisionsFDI in single brand retail.“BJP’s ‘Booklet on FDI’: Government of Foreigners —
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
FDI in single brand retail.“BJP’s ‘Booklet on FDI’: Government of Foreigners — Narendra Modi. End consumer interests — Arun Jaitley. Betrayal — Sushma Swaraj,” he tweeted.“Deception, Dishonesty and Dodginess of BJP leadership unmasked on FDI in... Read more
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Central Chronicle
PM interacts with economists, expertshad come from various subject experts. The meeting was attended by several Uni
Central Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
had come from various subject experts. The meeting was attended by several Union Ministers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who look after economic subjects. NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar and senior officers from the Union Government... Read more
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The Indian Express
To bring in more foreign investment, rules eased in retail, airlines, real estateArun Jaitley said the government will allow FPIs and FIIs to invest in power ex
The Indian Express / Posted 5 days ago
Arun Jaitley said the government will allow FPIs and FIIs to invest in power exchanges through primary market. (File Photo) The Union Cabinet tweaked foreign investment rules Wednesday to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi meets economists ahead of Union budgetdetails about the deliberations. The meeting was attended by several Union min
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
details about the deliberations. The meeting was attended by several Union ministers, including finance minister Arun Jaitley. Vice chairman NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar, and senior officers from the Centre and NITI Aayog were also present. The... Read more
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dna
Subramanian Swamy praises Manmohan Singh's tenure as FM, slams Jaitley and P Chidamabramshould not be made finance minister as they cannot improve the economy. "After
dna / Posted 6 days ago
should not be made finance minister as they cannot improve the economy. "After seeing Mr P Chidambaram and Mr Arun Jaitley, we should have moratorium on having lawyers as the Finance Minister," he said.Swamy added: "Everybody knows what I... Read more
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asianage
When is India dropping Section 377?two people of the same gender, who have consensual sex, should be put behind ba
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
two people of the same gender, who have consensual sex, should be put behind bars. I adhere to what finance minister Arun Jaitley said, that the first step is decriminalising Section 377. Later, we should have a larger debate in Parliament. I... Read more
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asianage
People speak out on SC decision reconsidering Section 377Singh said that he stands in favour of section 377. Yogi Adityanath has stood i
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Singh said that he stands in favour of section 377. Yogi Adityanath has stood in favour of section 377. Except for Arun Jaitley, all senior leaders have been in favour of section 377,” the activist says, adding, “Modi has been silent. And if... Read more
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asianage
Middle class can hope for big tax relief in budget 2018-19, says reportthem tide over the impact of retail inflation, which has started inching up. I
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
them tide over the impact of retail inflation, which has started inching up. In the last Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley left the slabs unchanged but gave marginal relief to small tax payer by reducing the rate from 10 per cent to 5 per... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi to meet economists today at NITI Aayog to discuss roadmap for growth and employmentorganised by government think tank NITI Aayog, will be attended by a host of mi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
organised by government think tank NITI Aayog, will be attended by a host of ministers including finance minister Arun Jaitley, NITI Aayog functionaries and leading economists. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with leading... Read more
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dna
World Economic Forum 2018 | PM Modi to hard sell India as investment destination at Davos, may meet Donald Tumpexecutives of major transnational corporations across sectors. The Indian dele
dna / Posted 6 days ago
executives of major transnational corporations across sectors. The Indian delegation will include Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Rail Minister Piyush Goyal and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Besides, Andra Pradesh chief Minister... Read more
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dna
Pad Man effect: Gwalior students send 1,000 signed sanitary pads requesting to get rid of 12% GST(SFI) and the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) on Tuesday sent
dna / Posted 6 days ago
(SFI) and the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) on Tuesday sent sanitary napkins to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to demand an immediate withdrawal of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them. The napkins had "bleed without... Read more
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The Hindu
can’t be divided: Yechurybonds Responding to a call for a debate on electoral bonds, Mr. Yechury, in a
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
bonds Responding to a call for a debate on electoral bonds, Mr. Yechury, in a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday, said the bonds were a “deeply regressive move”. “They make the donor, donee and the amount, each of these... Read more
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asianage
U'khand man who consumed poison to protest against note ban, GST, diessaid he had to consume poison as his attempts to draw the attention of Prime Mi
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
said he had to consume poison as his attempts to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP chief Amit Shah through letters failed. When BJP workers realised Pandey had consumed poison, they rushed... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Narendra Modi to visit Switzerland on January 22, will attend WEF Davos Summitsecuring peace and stability in the Asian century. The registered participants
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
securing peace and stability in the Asian century. The registered participants from India, include Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State... Read more
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Business Standard India
Macro troubles: Why the Indian economy faces an ominous New Year in 2018Modi to be planning new spending. We’re only a few weeks away from knowing whi
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Modi to be planning new spending. We’re only a few weeks away from knowing which way Modi will go. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is due to present the federal budget on Feb. 1. If Modi does indeed decide to ramp up spending sharply -- and... Read more
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dna
UP Woman given triple talaq after inability to pay Rs 50,000 to husbandto a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha. Sharma also proposed names of committ
dna / Posted 8 days ago
to a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha. Sharma also proposed names of committee members. Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, however, defended the bill saying it did not need to be passed through a committee. "Reason why it should not be... Read more
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Business Standard India
Electoral bonds: Jaitley alleges most parties opposing political cleanupeffort, therefore, is to run down any alternative system which is devised to cl
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
effort, therefore, is to run down any alternative system which is devised to cleanse up the political funding mechanism," Jaitley said in a write-up. The Finance Minister, who had announced the concept of electoral bonds in his Budget speech for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tribune reporter’s take on Aadhaar breach story, 4 powerlifters killed, court fines AAP’s Ashutosh: Top stories of the daypolitics is a significant improvement and the government will consider suggesti
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
politics is a significant improvement and the government will consider suggestions to improve it, finance minister Arun Jaitley has said. The government had last week announced the contours of electoral bonds, which will be sold at select SBI... Read more
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dna
Slowdown setbackdistress will be its major poll plank in the coming year. CSO’s statistics must
dna / Posted 8 days ago
distress will be its major poll plank in the coming year. CSO’s statistics must give food for thought to Finance Minister Jaitley, whose leadership has been excoriated not only by the Opposition but by estranged seniors from within the BJP as... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Private portal aims to get BJP two-thirds majority in 2019 Lok Sabha elections44-year-old Vijay Chada, who is followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP p
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
44-year-old Vijay Chada, who is followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and finance minister Arun Jaitley on Twitter, launched the website on January 2 asking for supporters to enrol for the 2019 election campaign. The Lok... Read more
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dna
Open to all views: FM on political fundingthe Opposition over electoral bonds, whose detailed contours were explained in
dna / Posted 8 days ago
the Opposition over electoral bonds, whose detailed contours were explained in Parliament last week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday made a spirited defence of the measure but indicated he was open to suggestions. Insisting that electoral... Read more
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The Indian Express
Electoral bonds more transparent, govt open to other proposals too, says Arun JaitleyFinance Minister Arun Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the pol
The Indian Express / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to take donations as well as undertake expenditures in cash. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) With the electoral bonds mechanism facing criticism,... Read more
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The Indian Express
State govt has a plan-B for Mumbai International Financial Services CentreHub Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN). While the IFSC plan has been the CM’s pet proje
The Indian Express / Posted 8 days ago
Hub Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN). While the IFSC plan has been the CM’s pet project, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had dealt it a blow on December 22, when he said on the floor of Parliament that the Centre could think of it only... Read more
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asianage
Govt open to suggestions to cleanse political fundingNew Delhi: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that the electora
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that the electoral bonds mechanism recently notified by the government was a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and added that the government was open to... Read more
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The Hindu
Parliament to go paperlesscopies as the Finance Ministry put the Budget speech and proposals on its websi
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
copies as the Finance Ministry put the Budget speech and proposals on its websites within minutes of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley concluding it. Apart from saving on costs and paper, an official said, going paperless in Parliament and State... Read more
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dna
Sharad Pawar slams BJP for supporting bank recapitalisation, 'opposing' farm loan waiverfarm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more than 50 lakh far
dna / Posted 8 days ago
farm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more than 50 lakh farmers in the state. However, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said around the same time that the Union government would not bear the cost of this l... Read more
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Business Standard India
Budget 2018 needn't be populistbe the last full Budget of the Modi government in its current tenure. Hence, i
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
be the last full Budget of the Modi government in its current tenure. Hence, it will make sense for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to dole out freebies and concessions in his final Budget in an attempt to woo voters Such assumptions are flawed,... Read more
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dna
'Applicant can be seen giving interviews day and night in English': Delhi courts fines Ashutosh Rs 10,000on AAP leader Ashutosh for "trying to derail the proceedings" in a criminal def
dna / Posted 8 days ago
on AAP leader Ashutosh for "trying to derail the proceedings" in a criminal defamation case filed against him by Arun Jaitley by seeking re-recording of the senior BJP leader's statement in Hindi. The court said that the AAP leader moved the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt open to proposals to further cleanse political funding: Arun Jaitleythe present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. In a Facebook post, Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pawar slams Centre for supporting bank recapitalisation, opposing loan waiverfarm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more than 50 lakh far
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
farm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more than 50 lakh farmers in the state. However, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said around the same time that the Union government would not bear the cost of this lo... Read more
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