Tag: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia retiring at the end of this month

Newsroom24x7 Network Union Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia’s seniors have been speculating on social media about the possibility of the Modi Government giving him some important post-retirement appointment. Such a possibility is now ruled out after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley went ahead today and rounded up one of his facebook notes by observing: “The Government wanted

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Jaitley to Chief Ministers: Lower VAT rates on petroleum products used for manufacturing

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley has written to State Chief Ministers urging the States to reduce burden of Value Added Tax (VAT) on Petroleum Products used as inputs in making of goods after the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST). //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||

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Arun Jaitley calls upon Japanese companies to set up facilities in India

Newsroom24x7 Network Yokohama: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has underscored the initiatives under the “Make in India” campaign and called upon Japanese companies to set up facilities in India for manufacture of rolling stock for the metro rail projects during a bilateral discussion with the Finance Minister of Japan, Taro Aso here today . Both

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DDCA scam and payment of legal bills in defamation case: Kejriwal’s remarks against Jaitley were in his capacity as Chief Minister claims Delhi Government

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: On Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking public funds to meet the legal expenses in the defamation case filed against him by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Delhi government has underscored that the Chief Minister’s remarks against Jaitley were in his capacity as the Chief Minister. The defamation case notwithstanding, there

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Arun Jaitley presents Budget 2017-18 to “Transform, Energise and Clean India”

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley today presented the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament here today. This is the first time that the Railway Budget has been included in the General Budget which is being described as highly populist. Revenue Deficit for next year is pegged at 1.9%  as

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Global Investors Summit 2016: Industrialists all praise for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Newsroom24x7 Staff Indore: Captains of industry, both from India and abroad, attending the inaugural session of Global Investors Summit 2016 here today appreciated Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s efforts to systematically promote the growth of industry in the State. The speakers lauded the initiative in the form of the series of investors’ summits

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7th Pay Commission: “Put your act together Parrikar and stand by your forces”

Newsrokm24x7 Staff This letter to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar  as stated by Capt Amarinder Singh MP ( who defeated Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Amritsar in the last election) , has gone viral on facebook. The letter that’s gone viral: “Mr Parrikar, once again you have shown your inability to understand the Services. You can

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India, UK for deeper trade and investment arrangements

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: UK Secretary of State for International Trade Dr. Liam Fox today said that UK is interested in forging deeper trade and investment arrangements with India. Dr. Fox was speaking when he called on India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his office in North Block here today. Dr. Fox announced his participation

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Constitution gives freedom to express dissent but not the country’s destruction: Arun Jaitley

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said “freedom of expression and nationalism do necessarily co-exist”. He also went on to emphasising that Constitution gives full freedom to express dissent but not the country’s destruction. Jaitley was briefing the media on the political resolution adopted at its National Executive meeting here on

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NIIF paves way for boosting India-UK economic ties

Newsroom24x7 Desk London : The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) set up recently under Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s vigil, would now enable strengthening of investments from UK and help in fueling growth story of India from trade, market and infrastructure mode of drivers. NIIF is meant to fund development of infrastructure projects, including reviving

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‘Maximum’ is the key word, says PM Modi at Economics Conclave

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Delhi Economics Conclave (DEC) a few minutes ago, and expressed his optimistic vision as a leader, in particular, and as a growth-oriented union government in general. The conclave was organised under the aegis of finance Ministry, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. PM Modi

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FinMin to Bihar CM- Time for debate on Bihar development is over

Newsromm24x7 Desk New Delhi: Bihar elections are making politicians from ruling government in centre and state take various positions on voter enticement. The latest came in evening of Thursday when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expressed his statement on Bihar’s development. Jaitley spoke during the launch of BJP youth wing BJYM’s nationwide ‘Panch Kranti Abhiyan’ on

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PM tells RBI to go for concrete targets for financial inclusion

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today urged the Reserve Bank of India to take the lead in encouraging financial institutions to set concrete targets for financial inclusion over the next 20 years, to help transform the quality of life of the poor. “I come as a representative of the poor, underprivileged, marginalized and

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PM Modi for achieving energy security by raising production of oil and gas

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Highlighting the import dependence of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasized the need for working together to achieve energy security of the country and urged all stakeholders to increase the domestic production of Oil and Gas to reduce import dependence from 77 % to 67% by the year 2022, when

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