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Arun Jaitley's remarks against Sonia Gandhi unfortunate: Congress

Jaitley had said in Rajkot that Parliament sessions were often rescheduled to ensure they did not overlap with elections and claimed the Congress had done so too in the past.

published on : 21st 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

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

NAB wants Pak finance minister Dar's name on Exit Control List

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) recommended the placement of Dar's name on the Exit Control List (ECL).

published on : 16th November 2017

Accountability Bureau strict on freezing Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's assets

The accountability court on November 2 had rejected a fresh application seeking his exemption from appearing in the court proceedings.

published on : 11th November 2017

Tamil Nadu pushes for GST rate cut

Government on Friday reiterated its demands for reducing as well as waiving GST on many items. Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar who attended the 23rd GST meeting at Guwahati raised the issues faced by t

published on : 11th November 2017

Assam Minister asks Centre to verify reports of China's Brahmaputra tunnel construction plan

Reports suggested that Chinese engineers were testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-km long tunnel, the worlds longest, to carry water from Brahmaputra river in Tibet to Xinjiang.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Rahul Gandhi mocks Arun Jaitley again on Twitter, this time with Hindi rhyme

With a rhyme in colloquial Hindi and a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today mocked his claims on the economy.

published on : 26th October 2017

Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appears before anti-corruption court

The cases were registered weeks after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as prime minister on July 28 in the Panama Papers scandal.

published on : 16th October 2017

Bring real estate under GST: Manish Sisodia writes to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

In a letter to Jaitley, Sisodia said if real estate comes under the new indirect tax regime, exorbitant hike in land prices could be checked and the flow of black money curbed.

published on : 15th October 2017

'Attempts to derail' GST have failed: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley who arrived early in the day in New York also addressed US investors on recent economic reform initiatives.

published on : 10th October 2017

Demonetisation resulted in decline in terror activities: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said that the demonetisation has resulted in a sharp reduction in insurgent and terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 8th October 2017

VAT on petroleum products will not be reduced: Finance Minister 

Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac has said the VAT imposed on petroleum products by the state government cannot be reduced.

published on : 6th October 2017

Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appears before accountability court in Panama Papers case

Anti-corruption watchdog National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on September 8 filed the case against 67-year-old Dar following the July 28 verdict of the Supreme Court.

published on : 4th October 2017

Pakistan Finance Minister challenges his indictment in Islamabad HC

Hearing the Panama Papers case, the accountability court had on September 27 indicted Dar, 67, but the minister had pleaded not guilty to all charges, terming them as baseless.

published on : 2nd October 2017
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