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Opposition must display broad shoulders: Arun Jaitley on GST celebration boycott

New Delhi, June 30 (IBNS): Reacting to the boycott of GST celebration by some of the key opposition parties, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said they must have broad shoulders.

Cattle trade notification has nothing to do with cow slaughter rules in states: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 1 (IBNS): Reacting to the controversy which erupted over the Centre's notification to ban sale of cows and buffaloes in animal market, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday clarified that the notification issued on cattle trade has nothing to do with cow slaughter rules in states, media reports.

My apprehension came true, says Mamata on dip in GDP growth rate

Kolkata, June 1 (IBNS): Attacking the Centre once again for the demonetisation and its negative impacts on Indian economy, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that her apprehension proved to be true regarding the severe loss in jobs and decline in productivity, at the time when India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate slipped to 6.1% in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016-2017.

Arun Jaitley says India-Africa together can shape the future of the world

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jailtey said that the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Annual Meeting organized in India this year is a new chapter in India - Africa relationship.

Arun Jaitley files second defamation suit against Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS) : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has filed a second defamation suit against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking for Rs. 10 crore damages after being called a "crook" in court by his lawyer Ram Jethmalani, NDTV reports said.

DAC finalises broad contours of policy to engage Indian private sector in manufacture of high-tech defence equipment in India

New Delhi, May 20 (IBNS): Breaking new ground, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) under the Chairmanship of the Minister of Defence, Arun Jaitley, on Saturday finalised the broad contours of a policy aimed at engaging the Indian private sector in the manufacture of high-tech defence equipment in India.

Arun Jaitley meets Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, May 18 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here in Srinagar on Thursday.

Ummer Fayaz laid to rest with full military honour

Srinagar, May 10 (IBNS): Military honor and wreath laying ceremony was conducted to pay tribute to the Lt Ummer Fayaz who was abducted and killed by suspected militants in South Kashmir on Wednesday.

Jaitley holds bilateral discussion with his Japan counterpart, invites Japanese companies to set up facilities in India

Yokohama, May 7 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley highlighted the initiatives under Make in India and called upon Japanese companies to set up facilities in India for manufacture of rolling stock for the metro rail projects during the bilateral discussion with the Finance Minister of Japan, Taro Aso.

Jaitley asks Asian Development Bank to set up regional hub in Delhi for South Asia region

Yokohama, May 7 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub in New Delhi for the South Asia region in order to keep pace with the growing aspirations of the people and to expedite the process of project preparation and delivery for India and other countries in the region.

Jaitley briefs PM Modi on mutilation of soldiers' bodies, DGMO speaks with Pak counterpart, says barbaric

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS) : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Pakistan situation while the Director General of Military Operations spoke to his counterpart as tension in the bilateral relation rose to a new height after Monday's Pak attack in Poonch LoC in which two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated.

Arun Jaitley interacts with IAF Commanders during Air Force Commanders' Conference

New Delhi, Apr 19 (IBNS): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the biannual Air Force Commanders' Conference at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi on Wednesday.

Won't charge him if he can't pay : Jethmalani after Kejriwal's Rs. 3.8 crore litigation bill controversy

New Delhi, Apr 4 (IBNS) : After a controversy surrounded Arvind Kejriwal over his Government's reported attempt to foot a Rs. 3.8-crore bill for his personal legal battle from the state exchequer, lawyer Ram Jethmalani has offered to defend the Delhi Chief Minister for free if he can not afford to pay, media reports said.

Arun Jaitley to chair SASEC Finance Ministers' meeting

New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley will chair the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting in New Delhi on Monday morning.

Parliament passes Finance Bill as Lok Sabha rejects RS amendments

New Delhi, Mar 30 (IBNS) : Backed by the dominant BJP and allied party members in the Lok Sabha, Parliament on Thursday approved the Finance Bill 2017 after the lower house rejected five amendments by the Rajya Sabha with regard to curbing more powers to taxmen and a cap on donation by companies to political parties.