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asianage
Jaitley, state FMs discuss fiscal policies, budgetary steps in pre-budget meeton various fiscal policy and budgetary measures. This is part of the customary
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
on various fiscal policy and budgetary measures. This is part of the customary pre-Budget consultation which the Union Finance Minister holds with his state peers. During the meeting, Jaitley said the suggestions made by the states/union... Read more
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asianage
Jaitley holds pre-Budget meet with state finance ministerson various fiscal policy and budgetary measures. This is part of the customary
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
on various fiscal policy and budgetary measures. This is part of the customary pre-Budget consultation which the Union Finance Minister holds with his state peers. During the meeting, Jaitley said the suggestions made by the states/union... Read more
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13h
asianage
GST Council may simplify returns filing norms on Thursdayof the representations received from various interest groups. This would be th
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
of the representations received from various interest groups. This would be the 25th meeting of the Council. Chaired by Union finance minister and comprising his state counterparts, the Council will give its nod for GST law amendments which... Read more
3d
dna
Agriculture sector is top priorityUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the agriculture sector is to
dna / Posted 3 days ago
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
Inside Parliament – Views from the Front Row review: Crossing the floorOccasionally, he takes gentle potshots at other parties — especially the Congre
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Occasionally, he takes gentle potshots at other parties — especially the Congress — 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... Read more
5d
Central Chronicle
Aircel-Maxis deal: ED raids premises of Karti, PCsearched premises in Chennai and New Delhi belonging to Karti Chidambaram, son
Central Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
searched premises in Chennai and New Delhi belonging to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on money laundering charges in the Aircel-Maxis case. The ED case pertained to the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
ED raids ‘comedy of errors’, officials left embarrassed, says P Chidambaramthere is no FIR in respect of the scheduled crime registered by any investigati
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
there is no FIR in respect of the scheduled crime registered by any investigating agency, including the CBI.” The former Union finance minister said the Supreme Court had issued notices to the ED in cases filed by Karti on the ground that the... Read more
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5d
The Hindu
A perfect storm of uncertaintyUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other officials of the Finance Ministry
The Hindu / Posted 5 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
6d
Central Chronicle
Subsidies, tax rebates demanded in Union Budget-2018MP, who is hosting the symposium for past three years, said all suggestions and
Central Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
MP, 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... Read more
7d
Hindustantimes.com
FDI reforms against BJP line, says Yashwant Sinhaearned several lakh crores. But the country didn’t see the benefit of several l
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
earned several lakh crores. But the country didn’t see the benefit of several lakh crores,” Sinha said. The former Union finance minister accused the government of not fulfilling the promises made to farmers in the BJP manifesto in... Read more
7d
dna
As opposition BJP opposed 100% FDI in retail, says Yashwant Sinhaearned several lakh crores. But the country didn't see the benefit of several l
dna / Posted 7 days ago
earned several lakh crores. But the country didn't see the benefit of several lakh crores," Sinha said. The former Union finance minister accused the government of not fulfilling the promises made to farmers in the BJP manifesto in 2014. "I... Read more
7d
Central Chronicle
Bhavantar Yojana gives complete protection to farmerson their sold produce in the beginning, was a difficulty in execution of the sc
Central Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
on their sold produce in the beginning, was a difficulty in execution of the scheme. The state government requested the Union Finance Minister to resolve the apprehensions prevailed in payment, informing about Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana. The... Read more
10d
Hindustantimes.com
Cyber law expert files PIL in Calcutta HC seeking state regulation on Bitcoinagencies to trace the money trail,” said the petitioner. He has sought respons
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
agencies to trace the money trail,” said the petitioner. He has sought response from the Reserve Bank of India, Union finance ministry, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), income tax department, enforcement directorate, West... Read more
10d
dna
UP Woman given triple talaq after inability to pay Rs 50,000 to husbandTriple Talaq Bill be referred to a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha. Sharma
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Triple Talaq Bill be referred 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... Read more
10d
The Indian Express
State govt has a plan-B for Mumbai International Financial Services Centre(SEZ) at the Multi-Modal International Hub Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN). While th
The Indian Express / Posted 10 days ago
(SEZ) at the Multi-Modal International 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... Read more
10d
asianage
Govt open to suggestions to cleanse political fundingNew Delhi: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that the electora
asianage / Posted 10 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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11d
dna
Sharad Pawar slams BJP for supporting bank recapitalisation, 'opposing' farm loan waiverRs 34,020-crore farm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Rs 34,020-crore 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... Read more
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11d
Hindustantimes.com
Pawar slams Centre for supporting bank recapitalisation, opposing loan waiverRs 34,020-crore farm loan waiver scheme and claimed that it would benefit more
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
Rs 34,020-crore 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... Read more
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12d
dna
PM Modi's 'Gross Divisive Politics (GDP)' has hit economy: Rahul GandhiGDP growth at 6.5 per cent this financial year. The Congress party on Saturday
dna / Posted 12 days ago
GDP growth at 6.5 per cent this financial year. The Congress party on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to stop boasting that India is the fastest growing economy."The GDP is at a 4-year-old... Read more
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12d
The Hindu
Rahul Gandhi describes GDP as Narendra Modi’s Gross Divisive Politicsdescribed “GDP” as the “Gross Divisive Politics” of Prime Minister Narendra Mod
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
described “GDP” as the “Gross Divisive Politics” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Mr. Gandhi targeted both Mr. Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the slowdown in investment, bank credit growth, job creation and agricultural... Read more
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13d
Hindustantimes.com
Jaitley blames reckless lending during UPA for NPAsUnion finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday the government is bringing
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday the government is bringing all possible resource to resolve the issue of the bad loans of public sector banks and mainatined that it was public investment that had enabled the country to get over 7... Read more
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14d
The Hindu
Economy looking up, says JaitleyUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that ke
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that key economic indicators were showing an upward swing. Mr. Jaitley assured the members that a positive impact of the bold reforms like the Goods and Services Tax and... Read more
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14d
dna
SC to examine Karti Chidambaram's fresh plea for approval to travel abroad(FIPB) clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 30
dna / Posted 14 days ago
(FIPB) clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when his father was the Union Finance Minister. The apex court bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y... Read more
14d
The Hindu
Supreme Court to examine Karti Chidambaram’s plea for permission to travel abroadto INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of ₹305 crore in 2007 whe
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of ₹305 crore in 2007 when his father P. Chidambaram was the Union Finance Minister. The Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M.Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud is likely to... Read more
14d
The Hindu
The Hindu Explains: What is an electoral bond and how do we get one?the system of political funding in the country” and in keeping with the governm
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
the system of political funding in the country” and in keeping with the government’s desire to move to a cashless economy, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday expanded on some of the details of the electoral bonds scheme. The scheme,... Read more
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14d
Business Standard India
What a widening fiscal deficit could meana part of their reserves to reflect in the government’s non-debt capital receip
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
a part of their reserves to reflect in the government’s non-debt capital receipts. Also coming to the rescue of the Union finance ministry will be the many central ministries, including defence, whose absorptive capacity to spend the money... Read more
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15d
dna
Bhima Koregaon violence: PM Modi never stood up for Dalits, says Congresswe want an impartial inquiry in this issue," Kharge asserted. Meanwhile, speak
dna / Posted 15 days ago
we want an impartial inquiry in this issue," Kharge asserted. Meanwhile, speaking on the Bhima Koregaon violence, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the politicians should also take notice of the hatred that is being spread through... Read more
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15d
dna
Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha: Country is watching you, Arun Jaitley tells Oppositionnames of committee members. However, the Narendra Modi government was seen put
dna / Posted 15 days ago
names of committee members. However, the Narendra Modi government was seen putting a strong defence for the Bill. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slammed the Opposition for stalling the Bill in the Upper House. 'The whole country is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Triple talaq bill: Arun Jaitley accuses Congress of double standardsto stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha. Add
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
to stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha. Addressing the BJP Parliamentary Party, the Union finance minister also said the government wanted a debate on the bill, which criminalises instant talaq, and its... Read more
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Business Standard India
Congress showing double standards on triple talaq billto stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha. Add
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
to stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha. Addressing the BJP Parliamentary Party, the Union finance minister also said the government wanted a debate on the bill, which criminalises instant talaq, and its... Read more
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The Indian Express
Poll bonds life 15 days, donor name secret but KYC mustUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Express file photo/Renuka Puri) The gove
The Indian Express / Posted 15 days ago
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Express file photo/Renuka Puri) The government Tuesday unveiled key features of electoral bonds which will have a shelf-life of 15 days and can be purchased only from specified branches of State Bank of India.... Read more
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15d
asianage
Will continue to modify insolvency laws, says Arun Jaitleyor vitiating the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). Reply
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
or vitiating the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). Replying to a debate on the bill in Rajya Sabha, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said the government has entered into an unchartered territory as far as bankruptcy and... Read more
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The Hindu
Arun Jaitley ducks Congress query on NPAsFormer Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday sought details on the n
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday sought details on the number of bank loans approved after April 1, 2014 that had become non-performing assets (NPAs). In the run-up to the last general elections, the Congress-led UPA... Read more
16d
Hindustantimes.com
Madras HC sets aside notices by I-T dept against Chidambaram, familyThe Madras high court on Tuesday set aside a batch of notices issued by the Inc
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Madras high court on Tuesday set aside a batch of notices issued by the Income Tax department against former Union finance minister P Chidambaram and his family members for the assessment year 2010-11. Justice T S Sivagnanam granted the relief... Read more
16d
Business Standard India
Reduced rates for small savings a severe blow to middle class: ChidambaramIn a series of tweets, the former Union finance and home minister said the gove
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
In a series of tweets, the former Union finance and home minister said the government has reduced interest rates for small savings instruments and discontinued 8 per cent taxable bonds. "For whose benefit? Government has a duty to explain.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra allots Rs 142,400 mn for farm loan waivers, croppingof Rs 200,000 million and a major portion of it has been disbursed," a senior o
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
of Rs 200,000 million and a major portion of it has been disbursed," a senior official of the cooperation department said. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had last year said that the Centre will not be part of a state's fiscal leverage in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss foreign minister deletes 90% of his tweetsthe Zurich-based newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reported on Thursday. Now it’s down t
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
the Zurich-based newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reported on Thursday. Now it’s down to 43. + Cassis expresses dismay at European Union finance market negotiations The centre-right Radical Party member joined Twitter in March 2011. Some of the deleted... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian economic growth slowed down in 2016-17, says Governmentproduct declining drastically from 8 per cent in 2015-16 to 7.1 per cent the ne
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
product declining drastically from 8 per cent in 2015-16 to 7.1 per cent the next year, government said on Friday. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the slower economic growth reflected lower growth in the industry and the services... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Peace in Parliamentleader Mani Shankar Aiyyer against Mr.Modi disrupted the proceedings of the Par
Central Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
leader Mani Shankar Aiyyer against Mr.Modi disrupted the proceedings of the Parliament has been resolved amicably. The Union Finance Minister Mr.Arun Jaitley said in the Parliament that the Prime Minister Mr.Modi did not question or mean to... Read more
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22d
asianage
PM didn't question Manmohan Singh, Ansari's commitment to nationAnsari, any such perception is erroneous, we hold these leaders in high esteem,
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
Ansari, any such perception is erroneous, we hold these leaders in high esteem, as well as their commitment to India,” Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Modi, during election campaigns in Gujarat, had... Read more
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22d
dna
Parliament: PM Modi didn't question Manmohan Singh's commitment to India, says Jaitely; Congress replies with thanksand the BJP during Gujarat Assembly Elections, it seems both parties have reach
dna / Posted 22 days ago
and the BJP during Gujarat Assembly Elections, it seems both parties have reached a truce in Parliament on Wednesday. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while addressing the Rajya Sabha said that, 'PM (Narendra Modi) in his speeches didn't... Read more
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22d
asianage
CM Fadnavis calls for task force meeting on January 1550 hectare site in BKC and the feasibility of preferring an alternate site if n
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
50 hectare site in BKC and the feasibility of preferring an alternate site if needed, sources told The Asian Age. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has recently informed the parliament that the central government would consider the IFSC... Read more
23d
Business Standard India
Budget worries: GST collections fall to lowest in November at Rs 80,808 crto 12% at the November 15 meeting, leaving only 50 items in the highest bracket
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
to 12% at the November 15 meeting, leaving only 50 items in the highest bracket. The revenue slowdown has prompted the Union Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia to ask officers to review the revenue collections in the first five months compared to... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Skoch Platinum Award to transport departmentChronicle Reporter, Bhopal Union Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh has co
Central Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Union Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh has conferred the highest award ‘Skoch Platinum Award’ of Skoch Group for the year 2017 to Madhya Pradesh Transport Department. The Department has been given this award for... Read more
24d
asianage
Taxmen can use bank info to trace defaultersdue taxes. A senior tax official said an amendment in I-T rules was recently n
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
due taxes. A senior tax official said an amendment in I-T rules was recently notified after obtaining sanction from the Union finance ministry and it allows the taxman to obtain and use the address of an assessee available with the “banking... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tax defaulters can't hide from I-T notices anymore. Here's whydue taxes. A senior tax official said an amendment in I-T rules was recently n
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
due taxes. A senior tax official said an amendment in I-T rules was recently notified after obtaining sanction from the Union Finance Ministry and it allows the taxman to obtain and use the address of an assessee available with the "banking... Read more
26d
Central Chronicle
Vijay Rupani remains Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his Deputyas Chief Minister of Gujarat and Nitin Patel as his deputy. In a meeting of new
Central Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
as Chief Minister of Gujarat and Nitin Patel as his deputy. In a meeting of newly elected party legislators, supervised by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Mr. Rupani was chosen unanimously to be the Chief Minister with Nitin Patel remaining as... Read more
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The Indian Express
BJP retains Vijay Rupani in Gujarat, but is undecided in HimachalDeputy Chief Minister, setting at rest speculation on their continuance. The BJ
The Indian Express / Posted 26 days ago
Deputy Chief Minister, setting at rest speculation on their continuance. The BJP decision was formally announced Friday by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who, along with party leader Saroj Pandey, came to Gandhinagar as observers for the... Read more
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Gulf News
Rupani, Patel to continue roles in Gujaratmet under the central observer team on Friday at the Gujarat BJP headquarters S
Gulf News / Posted 27 days ago
met under the central observer team on Friday at the Gujarat BJP headquarters Shree Kamalam. The observer team comprised of union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Saroj Pandey.Rupani’s selection could also be with an eye on the 2019 general... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST regime to stabilise in next 18 months: Niti Aayog Vice Chairmanrates," he said. Kumar said it will be a huge step forward if petroleum produc
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
rates," he said. Kumar said it will be a huge step forward if petroleum products are brought under GST, about which Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had recently spoken in the Rajya Sabha. On demonetisation, he said the government may... Read more
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