Tag: Arun Jaitley

Rahul Gandhi demands Jaitley's resignation over Mallya's claim

Rahul Gandhi demands Jaitley’s resignation over Mallya’s claim

Hours after fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya said he met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before leaving the country, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded Jaitley’s resignation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi should order an “independent probe” into the matter, he said. “Given Vijay Mallya’s extremely serious allegations in London, the PM[Read More…]

Banks may remain open in only 1 of the next 6 days due to strikes, holidays

CAIT seeks probe into health hazards posed by currency notes

The traders body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) wrote to Finance Ministry seeking probe to assess the health threats posed by currency notes. Citing various studies, CAIT claimed that notes were contaminated with pathogens and warned of their potential to transit several diseases including urinary meningitis, toxic shock syndrome[Read More…]

No talks with AAP in Haryana, Punjab; decision on candidates and Delhi alliance soon: Congress

Modi government has pushed economy in dire straits: Congress

The Congress on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi government had upturned a rising economy and left it in “dire straits” with its “ad hoc and myopic economic policies”. “Dear Arun Jaitley, Congress governments (2004-2104) delivered the highest decadal growth of 8.13 per cent at factor-cost since Independence. Under the Modi government, GDP growth in[Read More…]

Emergency turned democracy into constitutional dictatorship: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley undergoes dialysis before kidney transplant

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing dialysis at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ahead of a kidney transplant surgery that may take place in the next few days, a hospital official said on Sunday. “Jaitleyji would be on dialysis for some days before the kidney[Read More…]

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rubbishes report on Rafale, questions journalistic ethics

Rahul Gandhi’s speech ‘rhetoric of loser’: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday dubbed Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s speech at Congress’ plenary session the “rhetoric of a loser”. She also questioned Rahul Gandhi’s Pandava-Kaurava analogy, and accused the Congress of mocking Hindu rituals. “Rahul Gandhi’s speech sounds like rhetoric of loser devoid of substance. But although[Read More…]

Arun Jaitley leaves behind a rich and chequered legacy

All existing protections retained while consolidating PPF Act: Finance Ministry

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday said that “all existing protections” have been retained while consolidating the Public Provident Fund (PPF) Act under the proposed Government Savings Promotion Act. The development comes a day after the central government proposed to merger separate acts on small savings, PPF and government savings[Read More…]

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