Subramanian & team back investment boost, Rajan-led economists caution
Journalists are arriving in India to cover Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s visit this week. Coming through a diplomatic channel, this request has left officers in a fix.
The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea of AAP spokesperson Deepak Bajpai seeking rejection of a defamation suit filed against him by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
This was the first full-fledged budget presented by the Narendra Modi administration
More incentives will be given in the next year’s budget to increase farm productivity: Jaitley
Jaitley said the right to freedom of speech and expression was “not absolute” and it “did not extend a licence to anyone to defame any other citizen having fundamental rights under the Constitution”.
Jaitley also expressed hope that the opposition parties will “see reason” and the Constitution Amendment Bill for enabling Goods and Services Tax (GST), will become a reality soon.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hoped that the opposition parties will ‘see reason’ and the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is held up in Rajya Sabha, will become a reality soon.
The first part of the budget session of Parliament will be held between February 23 to March 16 and the second part from April 25 to May 13.
While Karnataka has emerged as an economically progressive state on the back of a services and agricultural economy ,the state needs to attract large industries, Jaitley said.
Jaitley had told the court that Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders–Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai– had made “false and defamatory” statements and rejected the charge that he had siphoned out money from DDCA for his own benefit.
‘Lower oil prices, rising cost of wages in China placed us back in competition’
When the 14th finance commission submitted its report last year, it was found that only two major states —West Bengal and Kerala — were revenue deficit, Jaitley said.
The tax administration and reforms committee or TARC, headed by Shome, had submitted its report in June 2014.
NPS has AUM of Rs 1.08 lakh cr and 94.68 lakh subscribers as on December 31, 2015, according to data from the National Pension System Trust.