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Rahul Gandhi's fiction on demonetisation helping NPA holders: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): In a continuing war of words, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday slammed Rahul Gandhi for having little knowledge about demonetisation after the Congress President gave him a deadline demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal with France.

Rahul Gandhi spreading falsehood about Rafale deal: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): In a direct attack to Rahul Gandhi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday claimed that the BJP-led NDA government is procuring Rafale aircraft at a 20 percent lesser price than the bid of 2007 under the Congress-led UPA regime and slammed the Congress president for spreading falsehood on the defence deal.

Pranab Mukherjee receives books ‘Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’

New Delhi, May 26 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copies of books ‘Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’ and ‘Marching with a Billion- Analysing Narendra Modi’s Government at Midterm’ from Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker Lok Sabha who formally released these books at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday in the presence of Mohd. Hamid Ansari.

Arun Jaitley launches Operation Clean Portal

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley, officially launched the Portal of Operation Clean Money in New Delhi on Tuesday in the presence of senior officers of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue and the Central Board of Direct Taxes.

GST Council meeting inconclusive, Jaitley hopes to gain consensus

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IBNS): The fifth Goods and Sales Tax (GST) Council meeting on Saturday did not turn out to be conclusive with no consensus attained on it.

Arun Jaitley slams UPA govt for 'scams'

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IBNS): Hours after ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attempted to corner the Center over the currency ban issue in the Rajya Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the former UPA government was part of every scam during its tenure.

Farmer cheated with photocopy of Rs.2000 note in Karnataka

Chikkamagaluru, Nov 13 (IBNS): While Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetised the old Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes in an attempt to stop the use of fake currencies, just two days after his announcement on the matter, a farmer in Karnataka was cheated by a man with a photocopy of the new Rs. 2,000 note.

As India runs short of cash, queues grow longer outside banks

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IBNS): As citizens runs short of cash following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to scrap old Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 notes to fight against the menace of black money, queues grew longer outside all banks and ATMs with people making the most of the Sunday to exchange their old currencies.

Withdraw this black political decision: Mamata

Kolkata, Nov 12 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday hit out at the Centre over its decision to ban Rs.500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes and urged the government to withdraw the 'black' political decision.

Arun Jaitley to inaugurate two-day Economic Editors’ Conference-2016 on Nov 10

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IBNS): Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley will inaugurate the two day Economic Editors’ Conference-2016 on Nov 10 in the national capital.

Delhi HC rejects Kejriwal's request to suspend defamation case

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IBNS): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to stay trial court proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against him.

Educational institutions can play important role in creating awareness about financial inclusion: Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said leading institutions especially educational institutions can play an important role in creating mass awareness about issues like financial inclusion in the country.

J Jayalalithaa: Arun Jaitley,Amit Shah visit hospital

Chennai. Oct 12 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday visited a Chennai hospital to enquire about the condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday.

Shah and Jaitley visit Chennai hospital to inquire about J Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Oct 12 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP National President Amit Shah reached Chennai on Wednesday to inquire about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, according to media reports.

Every terror incident across globe has Pakistani footprint : Arun Jaitley

Washington, Oct 7 (IBNS) : In the continued Indian campaign against Pakistan on terrorism, Union Finance Minister Arun Jatiley on Friday said the country has its mark in every terror incident across the world.