Jaitley has been a diabetic for a few years.
The decision has been taken keeping a balance between security considerations and considerations of probity, said Jaitley.
Negative List – ‘Too many items can’t be kept out, talks with states on’.
Arun Jaitley said the economy is turning around, investor confidence is improving and inflation is moderating.
The DAC decided to retract from the tender and opens doors for the Indian industry.
A few concrete steps have already been taken to shed the “ultra conservative” nature of the ministry, said Jaitley.
Jaitley said he has been discussing the issue of opening up education with HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
“At 9 pm, if you visit a minister’s office, you will find 50 per cent of the staff still working,” said Jaitley.
In his speech, PM Modi said that opening bank accounts is a step towards joining economic mainstream.
Higher compensation is no issue, but land acquisition process too complicated.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the setting up of these centres in the Delhi Budget.
“Food inflation will be a challenge and a top priority for the government,” said Arun Jaitley.
Arun Jaitley criticised the previous UPA regime for agreeing to go ahead with the agreement last year.
Jaitley said investors came into a country because of easier business environment, not higher limits.
Indian and Pakistani sides on Tuesday agreed to hold flag meetings to diffuse the situation along the border.