Tag: Arun Jaitely

Legal experts condole Jaitley’s demise, call him “crusader”

New Delhi, Aug 24: Eminent jurists on Saturday said that with the passing away of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, the country has lost a legal luminary, an outstanding politician and a crusader who came to the help of all and never succumbed to any provocations. Former solicitor general […]

Arun Jaitley dies at 66

New Delhi, Aug 24:  BJP stalwart and former finance minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at AIIMS. He was 66. In a brief statement, the hospital said Jaitley died at 12.07 pm. It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Arun Jaitley, former […]

Jaitley accuses ‘compulsive contrarians’ of subverting democracy

New Delhi, Jan 17: Terming opposition parties as ‘Compulsive Contrarians’, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday accused them of manufacturing falsehood and subverting democracy by weakening an elected government. Nations are built by those with positive mindsets and a national vigor, not by the ‘Compulsive Contrarians’, he said in a […]

India cuts tax rates on some goods under national sales tax

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI – India slashed the sales tax rate on over 20 items on Saturday in a move aimed at appealing to traders and the middle class after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party lost elections in five states. Modi is seeking a second term in next five […]

Arun Jaitley says confident of meeting fiscal deficit target

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the government is confident of meeting its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 percent of gross domestic product in the current fiscal year, a day after outlining a number of measures to bolster the […]

Rahul Gandhi seeks Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Mallya case

open view web desk NEW DELHI – The leader of India’s opposition Congress Party has called for the resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over what he termed an act of “collusion” in the case of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya – an accusation Jaitley denies. India wants to […]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to have kidney transplant surgery

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will enter hospital on Saturday for kidney transplant surgery, two officials said. Jaitley tweeted earlier this week that he was suffering from kidney related problems and infections and that his treatment would be determined by his doctors. […]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley being treated for kidney ailment, infections

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said he was undergoing treatment for kidney related problems and infections

India prioritizes rural spending, healthcare in budget as election looms

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Eyeing an election next year, India’s government announced massive spending for rural areas and projected economic growth above 8 percent in an annual budget on Thursday that won broad approval from economists, though bond and share markets fell. Delivering the government’s […]

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