Arun Jaitley

Issue of freebies should be decided by elected representatives, not judiciary: Venkaiah Naidu 

A debate has started in the country over freebies being given by some state governments as it could have serious implications on the economy.

published on : 25th August 2022

Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture: Modi insists on inclusive growth, reform roadmap

He said nine crore free cooking gas connections have been given, 10 crore toilets have been constructed and 45 crore bank accounts have been opened in the last eight years. 

published on : 9th July 2022

T-20 Cricket match: Delhi Metro to change train timings, add extra trips

48 extra train trips created to help commuters after the T20 match

published on : 8th June 2022

‘Such leaders are few in number': Delhiites bid fond adieu to Arun Jaitley

Vijay Sharma, a local BJP leader from Shahdara, said that they were yet to get over their grief over the demise of senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj when another loss had befallen them.

published on : 26th August 2019

Rain, tears at Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s last rites  

The last rites of the former finance minister were performed by his son Rohan amid chanting of Vedic mantras. A gun salute was given before the last rites.

published on : 26th August 2019

Delhi Bar associations remember Arun Jaitley as someone who fought for cause of lawyers

Advocate Karnail Singh, president of Saket Bar Association, said Arun Jaitley was a great human being, leader, lawyer and politician.

published on : 25th August 2019

Farewell, Arun Jaitley: Former finance minister cremated with State honours

His body was taken to the BJP headquarters from where it was carried in a flower-decked gun carriage to the cremation ground, amidst slogans of 'Jaitley ji amar rahein'.

published on : 25th August 2019

'Don't want to continue in cabinet due to health reasons': Arun Jaitley in letter to PM Modi

Jaitley had not been attending office for about three weeks now and was admitted to AIIMS for undergoing tests and treatment for an undisclosed illness, sources said.

published on : 29th May 2019

Highlights: Re-election economics wins the day as please-all budget showers sops on voters

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the last Budget by the Modi government has announced tax exemption limit up to  Rs 5 lakh. This was but one of the many sops in a please-all budget.

published on : 1st February 2019

Arun Jaitley slams critics of Modi government, calls them 'compulsive contrarians'

Jaitley listed out other key issues concerning Justice Loya case, the CBI issue, RBI debate, judicial activism while highlighting how the critics have launched a crusade against the government.

published on : 17th January 2019

Allegations on Rafale 'fiction writing'; disrupters have lost on all counts, says Arun Jaitley​

Jaitley said "disrupters" have lost on all counts and those who manufactured falsehood compromised the security of the country.

published on : 14th December 2018

Lifts were stopped during 2G spectrum bidding: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The CBI has challenged the Patiala House court's ruling which had acquitted all the accused in the case.

published on : 5th November 2018

Some more steps likely to narrow CAD, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said the government cut the borrowing target for the current fiscal by Rs 70,000 crore and allowed oil companies to raise USD 10 billion in one year.

published on : 6th October 2018

Petrol, diesel cheaper by Rs 2.50 across India, by Rs 5 in BJP-ruled states

These changes will be effective from midnight, says Finance secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia.

published on : 4th October 2018

SC judgement on Aadhaar historic; scheme helps government save Rs 90,000 crore annually: Jaitley

The Supreme Court judgement kept the provision of Aadhaar mandatory for filing of IT returns and allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN).

published on : 26th September 2018

Find out which 'version' is true: P Chidambaram on Arun Jaitley's Rafale deal remarks

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discredited former French President Francois Hollande's revelation on the choice of an offset partner.

published on : 24th September 2018

Rafale row : Jaitley questions Hollande’s ‘two versions of truth’

Jaitley, hinting at a possible ‘collusion’, raised questions as to how Hollande’s comments casting aspersion on the Indian government came just two days after a tweet by Rahul.

published on : 24th September 2018

Rafale deal will not be cancelled, wait for CAG report: Arun Jaitley

He asserted that the present Rafale aircrafts are cheaper than what Congress-led UPA government had negotiated and added that all these facts and figures will be placed before the CAG.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Modi government unveils measures to check widening current account deficit, falling rupee

Jaitley said that external factors such as policies adopted by the US, trade war and crude oil prices were impacting economies like India, despite “strong fundamentals”.

published on : 14th September 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rejects Rahul Gandhi's allegations on Rafale deal

Calling Gandhi an ill-informed gentleman, he said it was unfortunate that the entire party was following him in ignorance.

published on : 5th September 2018
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