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Vice President Naidu inaugurates 12th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 12th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC), here on Wednesday.

Arun Jaitley slams Rahul Gandhi over his 'GST concept'

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his single GST issue.

Jaitley hits back at Sonia over winter session in parliament, says Congress also rescheduled

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IBNS): Hitting back at Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who criticised the Modi government for delaying the winter session in the parliament, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said the Congress also rescheduled the session in 2011, media reports said.

Recognition of reforms, says Jaitley on upgradation of India's sovereign credit by Moody's

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IBNS): Union finance minister Arun Jailtey on Friday said the upgradation of India's sovereign credit from stable to positive by the US-based ratings agency Moody's is an acknowldegement of the  reform processes enforced by the BJP-led central government.  

Notes ban a watershed moment, says Arun Jaitley ; Black day, says Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IBNS) : Claiming that Demonetisation was a "watershed moment for India", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said it has led the nation to a more transparent paradigm.

Ease of Doing Business rankings: Congress, BJP exchange barbs

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday attacked the Congress and its UPA rule and said during the BJP-led rule of the Central government the 'ease of doing corruption' has been replaced by 'ease of doing business'.

Demonetisation, GST led Indian economy to ICU: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS): Taking a dig at Union finance minister Arun Jaitley once again, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the two biggest steps taken by the Modi government recently, demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST), led the Indian economy to a critical condition.

BJP to observe Anti Black Money Day on Nov 8

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IBNS): The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday announced it will observe Nov 8 as the Anti Black Money Day.

Mamata Banerjee calls demonetisation as 'biggest scam', TMC to observe 'Black Day' on Nov 8

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party will observe 'Black Day' on Nov 8.

BJP will observe Nov 8 as Anti Black Money Day: Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that the BJP will observe Nov 8 as Anti Black Money Day.

Centre to infuse Rs 2.11 lakh crore into PSU banks

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IBNS): In a major development, the Centre on Tuesday announced a Rs 2,11,000 crore plan for recapitalisation of the public sector undertaking banks.

GST Council announces relief to small and medium businesses

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): The GST Council, in its 22nd meeting which was held on Friday in the national capital under Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, has recommended some changes to ease the burden of compliance on small and medium businesses.

Yashwant Sinha hits back at Arun Jaitley's job application remark

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IBNS): The verbal tussle between former and present finance ministers of India, Yashwant Sinha and Arun Jaitley respectively, seems to be prolonged and episodic as Sinha has once again attacked Jailtey and this time over the job application remark.

I don't have the luxury of being a former finance minister: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Sept 28 (IBNS): Responding to the criticism of his handling the Indian economy poorly by former finance minister and own party veteran Yashwant Sinha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday responded saying he does not have the luxury of being a former finance minister turned columnist.

Son's rebuttal is a cheap trick: Yashwant Sinha on Jayant Sinha article refuting him

New Delhi, Sept 28 (IBNS): Former finance minister and veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who recently blasted his own party's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and also did not spare Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pursuing "wrong economic policies", said a rebuttal of what he said by his son and union minister Jayant Sinha in an article was "the easiest and cheapest" response to his scathing attack on the government.