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Jaitley approves granting logistics sector ‘Infrastructure’ status   

Development of logistics would give a boost to both domestic and external demand thereby encouraging manufacturing and job creation. 

published on : 20th November 2017

Modi government sabotaging winter session of Parliament, says Sonia Gandhi; Arun Jaitley refutes claim

Hitting back at Gandhi, Jaitley said that rescheduling of Parliament sessions has happened several times before during election time.

published on : 20th November 2017

Arun Jaitley refutes Sonia Gandhi's charge of government sabotaging Parliament session

Jaitley also went to say the opposition party had also delayed a session in 2011 and even earlier because the sittings coincided with election campaigns.

published on : 20th November 2017

Moody's ratings upgrade after 13 years extremely encouraging: Arun Jaitley

Moody's upgraded India's sovereign rating to Baa2 from its lowest investment grade of Baa after a gap of 13 years.

published on : 17th November 2017

Arun Jaitley opposes Arvind Kejriwal's plea against summoning order

Jaitley sought dismissal of Kejriwal's plea on the ground that he and five other AAP leaders, who were also summoned as accused in the case, had tried to "stall" the proceedings.

published on : 15th November 2017

Countrymen can demand Jaitley quit over 'deeply flawed' GST, Finance Minister a 'burden' on Gujarat: Yashwant Sinha

BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha said countrymen can rightly demand he quit for the hardships caused and also felt he is a "burden" on the people of Gujarat.

published on : 14th November 2017

Country can ask Arun Jaitley to quit over note ban, GST 'failures', says Yashwant Sinha

Sinha, who is on a three-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat, was talking about the effects of demonetisation and GST on the Indian economy at a press conference organized by Lokshahi Bachao Andolan.

published on : 14th November 2017

Public Sector Bankss should lend more to MSME sector: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

With public-sector banks set to receive more capital, the fund flow to the small-scale sector should also go up, which in turn would fire up the growth engine and create jobs, according to Jaitley

published on : 13th November 2017

GST Council caused 'notional' loss of Rs 20,000 crore, CBI should probe: Goa Congress

Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia were responsible for the loss.

published on : 11th November 2017

Congress vindicated by GST rates cuts: P. Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said Congress is "vindicated" by reduction change in GST rates, and said that it was done because of the Gujarat elections.  

published on : 11th November 2017

GST is rubbish, and Arun Jaitley must go: Yashwant Sinha

Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha charged the current regime with resorting to lies on the note ban and the new tax regime.

published on : 10th November 2017

GST slashed on 178 items of mass consumption to 18 per cent, 50 still in 28 per cent slab

As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants, both AC and non-AC.

published on : 10th November 2017

GST Council meeting begins in Guwahati

Friday's meeting is likely to witness the largest shake-up in GST rates since its rollout on July 1.

published on : 10th November 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says entrepreneurship will be strength of Indian economy

Arun Jaitley said entrepreneurship is going to be a strength of the Indian economy as jobs are not enough for the country's huge working population.

published on : 9th November 2017

GST rates shake-up? Council may prune items in 28 per cent slab, simplify returns today

The GST  Council, comprising state finance ministers, is also set to review the GST returns filing cycle and make it taxpayer friendly.

published on : 9th November 2017
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