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Indian Finance Ministry highlights positive changes under GST regime on Arun Jaitley's death anniversary

New Delhi/UNI: On the occasion of the first death anniversary of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday, the Finance Ministry highlighted 'positive changes brought forth under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.'

Indian Chamber of Commerce mourns death of Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on Saturday condoled the demise of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.     

GST one of smoothest transformation in India: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Jul 1 (UNI) Calling the goods and services tax (GST) “consumer and assessee friendly”, former Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the taxation process was one of the smoothest transformation in India and settled down within few week of its implementation.

Arun Jaitley releases a Compendium of Instructions on GST Refunds and a Copy of the Operational Manual on Internal Audit

New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS): On the occasion of 43rd Foundation Day of the Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS), the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) and his team of senior officers along with the Expenditure Secretary, G.C. Murmu called on the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley in his office here on Friday and briefed him on two recent achievements: Refunds of GST, and Operationalisation of PM-KISAN Scheme.  

Banks are no more puppets of any govt: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the UPA regime was a great learning experience and taking a cue from them, they have provided public sector banks such a competitive environment and easy norms that they are no more puppets of any government.

GST Council approves 5 percent rate for under-construction properties

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI/IBNS) In what is seen as an attempt to give relief to middle class and as well a timely boost to the real estate sector, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Sunday announced that the GST payable for under construction properties will be five per cent for normal housing.

Arun Jaitley is expected to present interim budget next month

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the interim budget before the Lok Sabha polls on Feb 1, media reports said.

Arun Jaitley announces doubling of tax exemption limit for small businesses

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IBNS): In a bid to woo a certain section of the people ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the central government on Thursday announced a doubling of tax exemption limit for all small businesses, media reports said.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appreciates Urjit Patel's service as RBI Governor

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday appreciated Urjit Patel's service as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Patel resinged from his position today triggering many speculations. 

Centre reduces fuel prices by Rs 2.50; Gujarat, Maharashtra follow

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IBNS): Facing severe criticisms from the Opposition over the fuel price hike, the central government on Thursday reduced the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2.50 per litre.

Indian economy to grow at 8 pct: Jaitley

New Delhi, Sept 25 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said India is expected to experience a economic growth rate of 8 percent.

Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank to be merged: Government

New Delhi, Sept 17 (IBNS): Announcing a major development, the Centre on Monday said  Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank Of Baroda will be merged.

Jaitley says global reasons responsible for rupee hitting all-time low

New Delhi, Sept 5 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said all global reasons are responsible for rupee hitting an all-time low on Thursday.

Arun Jaitley inaugurates new office building of CCI, says economy becoming larger

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) :  Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the function of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) is going to expand further as the size of our economy is becoming large.

Indian economy is facing challenges: Aurn Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said Indian economy is facing challenges and the attempt to recover funds from defaulters would continue.