Articles tagged under: Arun Jaitley
July 01, 2018
New Delhi: On the first anniversary of the GST regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the tax as a tool that has brought growth, simplicity and transparency.
"It is boosting formalisation, enhancing productivity, furthering 'Ease of Doing Business', benefitting small and medium enterprises," the prime minister tweeted.
In his recent Mann Ki Baat radio address, Modi had described the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a fine example of cooperative federalism and termed it as a "...Read More
May 26, 2018
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has published a note on four years of Narendra Modi led government in Centre. Presented below is full text of same:
The NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed four years in office. Today it enters its fifth year in office.
The preceding ten years of the UPA rule had unquestionably witnessed the most corrupt Government since Independence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi created transparent systems through l...Read More
April 25, 2018
New Delhi: Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley has written a note on failure of impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India moved by opposition Congress party. Presented here is a note in full text:
Business persons and industrialists have frequently been accused of attempting to influence policy by using parliamentary processes. Some motivated questions are raised and letters are written by Members of Parliament at the behest of business interests. These were conventionally the...Read More
April 21, 2018
New Delhi: Following is full text of note published by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on recent Supreme Court verdict on Loya death case:
Judge Loya Death Case – The One That Almost Created a Judicial Mutiny
Yesterday I read the 114 page judgement in the Judge Loya death case authored by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on behalf of the three Judge Bench of the Supreme Court. A reading of the judgement exposes every fact of the conspiracy to generate falsehood as propaganda in the pub...Read More
April 05, 2018
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is ailing from Kidney problem. He may undergo surgery in near future. 65-year old Jaitley is being diagnosed by AIIMS team of doctors at his home. He is not hospitalised but he is advised to stay away from public due to danger of infection.
Jaitley is absent in office since Monday. He is working from home. He has not taken oath after reelected as Rajya Sabha member.
It is learnt that bariatric surgery, he underwent in year 2014 is respon...Read More
March 07, 2018
New Delhi: Out of four Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat that are soon going to be vacant due to expiry of terms of existing four Rajya Sabha MP, two are winnable for ruling BJP.
BJP has decided to field existing Rajya Sabha MPs from Gujarat and Ministers of State in the Centre Parshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia on these two seats.
Each candidate would need at least 38 first preferential votes to make it to the House of Elders.
In December polls, the BJP was able to retain power with...Read More
February 01, 2018
New Delhi: This budget caters to all sections of the society, including the Middle Class.
This is a budget which not helps us in our day to day lives but also builds the foundation of a better future.
BJP Government has ensured that the entry level income tax is one of the lowest in the world. A person earning around Rs 42,000 a month pays 5% income tax. After today’s exemptions, incomes upto Rs 2.9 lakh attract no tax.
Middle class comprises of a sizeable number of senior citizen...Read More
January 18, 2018
Gandhinagar: Finance minister Nitin Patel today made several suggestions in the pre-budget meeting of finance ministers of various states organized by union finance minister Arun Jaitley.
- 30% subsidy in Solar pump scheme and inclusion of 10 HP motor in the scheme.
- Hike in payment to Anganwadi worker and Asha worker women
- Reduction in custom duty from existing 2.5 per cent to zero per cent on ships arriving at ship breaking yards
- Change in monthly date of payment of sta...Read More
December 28, 2017
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to bar wilful defaulters as well as those with NPA accounts from bidding in auctions to recover bad loans through insolvency proceedings.
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 seeks to replace an ordinance which was promulgated in November to prevent unscrupulous persons from misusing or vitiating the provisions of the IBC.
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) was enacted last year to ...Read More
December 14, 2017
Former Deputy PM and veteran BJP leader L K Advani and union finance minister and election in-charge of the ruling party in Gujarat Arun Jaitley today also exercised their franchise at two different polling booths in the city during the second and final phase of assembly election.
Advani, who is also the Loksabha MP of BJP from Gandhinagar seat, cast his vote at a booth in Hindi Vidyalay in Shahpur area of old city. Jaitley on the other hand participated in voting a...Read More
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