Friday, Jan 27, 2023

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley


Govt likely to announce clarification today for Long Term Capital Gains tax

February 06, 2018 12:42 pm

"The government may look to do something to protect small domestic investors if equity markets continue to fall,” a senior government official said.

Man raises slogans inside Lok Sabha, whisked away by security men

January 05, 2018 1:55 pm

As soon as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ended his reply on farm loan waiver during the Question Hour around 11.30 am, a man raised "Bharat mata ki jai" slogan twice.

Poll bonds life 15 days, donor name secret but KYC must

January 03, 2018 7:25 am

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in a statement in Lok Sabha, said electoral bonds can be bought for any value, in multiples of Rs 1,000, Rs 10,000, Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10 lakh or Rs 1 crore.

Maintaining fiscal prudence a ‘challenge’, but there is no need for panic, says FM

September 23, 2017 3:00 am

“I don’t think there is a need for panic. There’s a need for analysis and for responsive action to this and we are fully prepared for this,” he said.

Private investments a concern, you’ll hear from us soon: FM Arun Jaitley

September 22, 2017 1:57 am

At the investor meet on Thursday, Jaitley also said that in the last few years India’s confidence as a nation has increased tremendously and the present government has taken quick decisions whether it is implementing GST or targeting of subsidies.

Jaitley asks Oppn states if they would forsake tax on fuel

September 21, 2017 5:00 am

On the hike in petrol prices, the minister reminded that the government needed revenue to run the country and wondered from where would funds for the social sector and infrastructure schemes come.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is considering automakers' concern on GST cess hike: Anant Geete

September 07, 2017 9:33 pm

"We have requested the finance minister (on the cess issue). Industry has given its memorandum and we have forwarded that to the finance minister and he is seriously considering that," said Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete.

Forum writes to Arun Jaitley demanding action against audit firm

July 12, 2017 9:47 pm

The PwC had issued a statement, rejecting the allegations. "We deny the allegations made. PwC has always complied and will continue to comply with applicable laws and regulations and any suggestion to the contrary is merely speculative."

If banks fund unorganised sector, it will create more employment: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

July 11, 2017 3:30 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday exhorted financial institutions, including Nabard, and banks to focus on funding the unfunded so that employment in the unorganised sector goes up.

Congress hits out at BJP for disassociating from loan waivers, says must not make promises that cannot be delivered

June 13, 2017 7:31 am

Arun Jaitley had said the Centre would not fund for loan waivers for farmers, adding that the states must fund for this on their own expense. This decision comes in the wake of the loan waiver that was recently announced for the farmers by the Maharashtra government.


Four years of Modi government: A report card of all the things the finance ministry achieved and where it fell back

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

What the finance ministry achieved in the past four years under Narendra Modi's leadership. An analysis of the ministry's achievements and what it lacked in our series The Last Lap.