Tag: Arun Jaitley

I have no political dreams: Baba Ramdev

I have no political dreams: Baba Ramdev

New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has taken a vow to not take a political position ever in his life, and says he doesn’t harbour a dream to have a political career. “For me, politics is Rashtriya Dharam (service for the nation) because we will save ourself by saving the nation.[Read More…]

GST, World Bank rank, Moody's upgrade major events of 2017: Finance Ministry

GST, World Bank rank, Moody’s upgrade major events of 2017: Finance Ministry

New Delhi: Implementing the GST, the improvement in India’s World Bank ease of doing business rankings, the sovereign rating upgrade by US agency Moody’s and bank recapitalisation all contributed to make 2017 a historic year, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. Besides, the cleansing of the financial system instrumentalised by demonetisation[Read More…]

Jaitley wins over Piyush Goyal, resumes as Finance Minister today

Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Singaporean businesses to invest in India, highlighting the country as one of the largest FDI recipients with the government undertaking major structural reforms, including Aadhaar, GST and demonetisation. “India has become the most favourable and attractive destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI),” Jaitley said[Read More…]

Demonetisation is massive, draconian, monetary shock: Arvind Subramanian breaks his silence

Arvind Subramanian to continue as CEA for another year

Finance minister, Arun Jaitley, on Saturday extended the tenure of Chief Economic Advisor, Arvind Subramanian, for another year. His term was supposed to end in October. Subramanian took over as CEA on 16 October 2014 for a period of three years. Now, his term will end in October next year.[Read More…]

Corruption does not exist in Centre anymore: Arun Jaitley

Corruption does not exist in Centre anymore: Arun Jaitley

Union finance minister, Arun Jaitley, on Thursday said corruption does not exist in the Centre anymore, while applauding its proactiveness in implementing the GST, crackdown on excessive cash transactions, benami property, shell companies and so on. “Corruption in the central government has become a thing of the past. This is[Read More…]

Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as Defence Minister today

Nirmala Sitharaman took over charge as defence minister of the country on Thursday in the presence of finance minister, Arun Jaitley who was present there to hand over the baton. Now, Sitharaman has becomes the first full-time female defence minister. “My first job is to ensure that interest of soldiers[Read More…]

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