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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.