Tag: Arun Jaitley

Trade war will help India emerge as bigger trading, manufacturing base: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the ongoing global trade war may have created initial instability , but will gradually open up opportunities for India as a bigger trading and manufacturing base. Calling on businesses to adopt ethical practices, Jaitley said that entities should pay their due share of taxes as […]

Arun Jaitley hits out at Raghuram Rajan for MSME banking crisis statement

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  on Tuesday hit out at former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for predicting that the next banking crisis would be triggered by MSME lending, saying postmortem is easier than taking action when it was required. Rajan, who had as the chief economist at IMF warned of impending financial crisis […]

Arun Jaitley asks PSU banks to take effective action against frauds, wilful defaults

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday asked public sector banks to take “effective action” in cases of fraud and wilful loan defaults. Reviewing the performance of state-owned lenders, he exuded confidence that formalisation of the economy would help India achieve sustainable growth of 8 per cent. “FM, Shri @arunjaitley exhorted the banks […]

It is time PM, Arun Jaitley ‘stop lying’ on Rafale issue and call for JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit back at Arun Jaitley on the Rafale issue, saying it is time the finance minister and the prime minister “stop lying” and call for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe for an “uncorrupted truth” to come out. He accused Jaitley of having the ability to spin […]

Ex-French President contradicted himself; Dassault chose Reliance on its own: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said former French President Francois Hollande contradicted his own statement with regard to the Rafale deal and that neither the Indian nor the French government played any role in selection of Reliance as offset partner by Dassault. A political controversy has erupted over Hollande’s statement that the […]

Congress demands probe into role of PMO, Arun Jaitley in Vijay Mallya escape

NEW DELHI: Congress on Monday demanded a “comprehensive probe” into the alleged role of the Prime Minister’s Office and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in helping embattled business tycoon Vijay Mallya flee the country. The trinity of Mallya, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Bharatiya Janata Party have cheated the country and now it […]

Arun Jaitley should step down while it is underway: Rahul Gandhi on Vijay Mallya’s ‘serious allegations’

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday night tweeted about Vijay Mallya’s reported meeting with Arun Jaitley. Mallya had claimed that he met Jaitley for settlement before leaving for London, a claim which Union Finance Minister has rejected. However, Congress has latched on to the allegations and have asked for probe. Congress President Rahul […]

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