Set up regional hub in New Delhi, Jaitley urges ADB

6 May 2017 12:07 PM GMT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub for South Asia in New Delhi so that the...

Jaitley delays travel for ADB meet amid India-Pakistan tensions

3 May 2017 11:46 AM GMT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is also taking care of defence ministry at present, has postponed his travel to Japan for the Asian Development Bank's annual meet starting on Thursday by two two days due to the recent conflicts developed between the neighbouring countries of India and Pakistan.

Mutilation act of barbarism, armed forces will react

1 May 2017 1:56 PM GMT
The mutilation of the bodies of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan is an act of barbarism and the armed forces will react to it appropriately, Defence...

India to be voluntary tax compliant society: Jaitley

29 April 2017 11:47 AM GMT
Indicating greater compliance measures from government agencies in the days ahead, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India will be...

No plans to tax agriculture income, Centre cannot: Jaitley

26 April 2017 9:07 AM GMT
The government has no plans to impose any tax on agricultural income, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday putting to rest recent...

Jaitley for urgent World Bank, IMF quota reforms

23 April 2017 11:35 AM GMT
The World Bank needs to decide the issues of Selective Capital Increase (SCI) to reflect the increasing weight of Developing and Transition Countries...

Huge amount of popular support for economic reforms: Jaitley

22 April 2017 12:28 PM GMT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that for the first time there is popular support for economic reforms in India and the recent election...

India a major driver of emerging economies' growth: Arun Jaitley

22 April 2017 8:33 AM GMT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that emerging economies have become a significant factor and that India has been a major contributor to global economic growth.

India-US ties stronger, matured: Jaitley

22 April 2017 6:53 AM GMT
Putting a focus on India-US ties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said on Saturday that the relationship between both the nations has become "robust" and even more "matured".

No red beacons on official vehicles from May 1: Jaitley

19 April 2017 9:59 AM GMT
No red beacons on official vehicles will be allowed from May 1, the government announced on Wednesday.A decision to this effect was taken at a Union...

Jaitley to embark on 5-day visit to US

18 April 2017 11:34 AM GMT
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Wednesday leave for a five-day visit to the US to attend the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund...

India, UK to contribute 120 mn pound each to green energy fund

4 April 2017 1:38 PM GMT
India and the UK today decided to contribute 120 million pound each to a fund to finance clean energy projects here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
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