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Arun Jaitley admits some areas of differences between Centre, RBI

Jaitley said the differences with RBI included credit flow in the economy and liquidity support, and added that the government had initiated a "discussion" to convey its concerns.

published on : 13th December 2018

NDA government has done no study on gains of demonetisation

However, it’s now revealed that there has been no effort by the government to authenticate the benefits earned out of the slapdash currency reform.

published on : 13th December 2018

Doubts over government meeting fiscal deficit target

Alarm bells have gone off on the fiscal deficit—which breached FY19’s target within six months—forcing the Ministry of Finance to deploy an emergency rescue act.

published on : 9th December 2018

Number of income tax payers can double to 12 crore, asserts Arun Jaitley

India's normal rate of growth is 7.5-8 per cent and the country will continue to grow at this rate, despite some deviation in one or two quarters, he said.

published on : 7th December 2018

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against Union minister Arun Jaitley over RBI capital reserve

The apex court also imposed a cost of Rs 50,000 on advocate M L Sharma, who had filed the public interest litigation.

published on : 7th December 2018

Government contribution to NPS raised to 14 per cent, withdrawal made tax free

The Cabinet also approved tax incentives under 80C of the Income Tax Act for employees' contribution to the extent of 10 per cent, they added.

published on : 7th December 2018

Centre approves additional Rs 3,048 crore flood relief for Kerala

Rs 539 crore will be given to cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh and Rs 131 crore to Nagaland, which was also hit by floods.

published on : 6th December 2018

International trade without tariffs crucial today: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke amidst growing concerns over tariff wars across the world.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Bankers to go on nationwide strike on December 26

On September 17,  the government proposed amalgamation of Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank aiming to revive the stressed banking sector through consolidation.

published on : 1st December 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defends revised GDP numbers for UPA era, calls CSO credible organisation

Recalibrating data of past years using 2011-12 as the base year instead of 2004-05, the CSO estimated that India's GDP grew by 8.5 per cent in the financial year 2010-11 and not at 10.3 per cent.

published on : 29th November 2018

Jaitley attacks Congress for jibe over Modi's father, asks 'who was Sardar Patel's father?'

Commenting days after Congress leader and former Union minister Vilas Muttemwar questioned PM's lineage, the Finance Minister said: "The Congress considers only a great surname as a political beand."

published on : 27th November 2018

Government does not need extra funds from RBI to meet fiscal deficit target, says Jaitley

Jaitley said globally central banks have a capital framework which determines the amount of funds that ought to be maintained as reserves.

published on : 24th November 2018

Cabinet was briefed on Jammu and Kashmir turmoil: Arun Jaitley

The governor abruptly dissolved the state assembly Wednesday night, hours after the PDP staked claim to form a government with the backing of rival NC and the Congress.

published on : 22nd November 2018

SIT vigorously pursuing 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said has been done in one case and there are thousands of such cases which required a similar punishment in 1980s itself.

published on : 21st November 2018

Action on state’s ‘GST cess’ proposal likely to be delayed

The state’s proposal to levy a disaster cess on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to get delayed.

published on : 19th November 2018
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