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Arun Jaitely


PM Modi highlights benefits of discounts on digital payments

December 08, 2016 10:02 pm

The government on Thursday announced a slew of measures, including discounts on digital payments on purchase of petrol, railway ticket and insurance policies, to incentivise cashless payments.

Amid deadlock in Parliament, Centre reaches out to states on demonetisation

November 29, 2016 7:07 pm

The panel is to review the ground-level situation following the decision to demonetise high-value currency and suggest possible ways to ease hardships and inconvenience.

About two lakh crore rupees deposited in banks till Saturday afternoon: Arun Jaitley

November 12, 2016 4:45 pm

"The largest banker in the country State Bank of India (SBI) saw deposits of Rs 47,868 crore till Saturday afternoon," Jaitley said while briefing the media in New Delhi.

Political reaction to demonetisation 'irresponsible': Arun Jaitley

November 12, 2016 3:52 pm

Jaitley dismissed the rumour of salt deficiency and inbuilt electronic chip in Rs 2000 notes. "These are concocted rumours," said Jaitely. The minister urged people to stagger depositing defunct currency and not crowd banks

State FMs to meet this week to discuss model GST law

June 12, 2016 12:44 pm

Jaitley will try to iron out differences over the new regime that will subsume all indirect taxes.

FM Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on June 6

May 25, 2016 4:11 pm

Jaitley will also review the progress made with regard to Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency (MUDRA) and Stand Up India programme.

Ads used as political bribery, says Jaitley targeting AAP government

May 21, 2016 1:07 am

The Union minister expressed concern that some state governments are using public funds for personal promotion through selective advertisements and this is affecting neutrality of journalism.

Assembly elections 2016: Cong being pushed increasingly to the margins, says Jaitley

May 21, 2016 12:45 am

While the Congress lost Kerala and Assam where it was in power, the BJP won a clear majority in Assam and won a seat in Kerala for the first time.

Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank

May 20, 2016 5:44 pm

Addressing a group of nine World Bank Executive Directors, currently on a visit to India, Jaitley said there is a need for "the World Bank to have a larger capital base, more activity and more projects".


FM Jaitley at World Economic Forum

January 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.