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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Sanjaya Baru | The State in the economy and state of the economy

Returning to the 7.0 to 8.0 per cent growth path is the only way in which the next decade can hope to be dubbed as “Amrit Kaal”

06 Feb 2023 12:36 AM

Hectic efforts on to save Jet Airways

SBI Chairman, Aviation Secretary and Principal Secretary to the PM met Finance Minister on Wednesday.

21 Mar 2019 1:01 AM

No names sent by West Bengal for PM-KISAN fund transfer: Arun Jaitley

The government has earmarked Rs 20,000 crore for disbursal among 12 crore farmers under the scheme in the current financial year.

07 Mar 2019 8:04 PM

FinMin working on recap bonds, expected to receive Jaitley's nod soon

The framework for bank recapitalisation once cleared will go to Parliament for necessary approvals.

29 Nov 2017 6:32 PM

Jaitley dismisses rumours of banks writing off debts of capitalists

Jaitley said that over the last few days, a rumour is being propagated regarding waiver of loans of capitalists by banks.

28 Nov 2017 5:28 PM


23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati

The GST Council in its 23rd meet is expected to slash tax rates on various goods of common consumption.

10 Nov 2017 11:27 AM

GST Council meet: Tax overhaul of 200 items, relief for small biz expected

The GST Council will meet for the last leg of its two-day meet and the session will be chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

10 Nov 2017 9:33 AM

Jaitley says impact of structural reforms 'behind us', economy looking up

Jaitley said India was a fast moving global economy for three years in a row and the time was opportune to undertake reforms.

07 Nov 2017 4:42 PM

Jaitley presents his take on note ban with 'A Year After Demonetisation'

The Finance Minister said that demonetisation has created a 'cleaner, transparent and honest financial system'.

07 Nov 2017 1:44 PM

Paradise Papers smashes 'secrecy', multi-team unit to probe: Jaitley

The Paradise papers, a set of 13.4 million documents name 714 Indians who could be exposed for skirting taxes.

07 Nov 2017 11:27 AM


Jaitley exhorts global, domestic companies to invest in food sector

Jaitley also said that the food industry will be a major beneficiary of the change in the economy.

03 Nov 2017 6:59 PM

Jaitley asks global entities, banks to join hands with ISA

Jaitley said ISA needs to firm-up such financial partnership deals with more multilateral and bilateral donor agencies.

02 Nov 2017 5:51 PM

Centre sets up panel headed by Jaitley to oversee state banks' merger

India has 21 public sector banks, which account for more than two-thirds of the country’s banking assets.

01 Nov 2017 7:09 PM

Sensex, Nifty scale fresh highs on Jaitley's big boost to infra, PSU banks

All sectoral indices led by bank, PSU, capital goods and infrastructure were trading in positive with up to 6.27 per cent gains.

25 Oct 2017 10:11 AM

Jaitley's 'major announcement' today could mean well for ailing PSU banks

Earlier the Cabinet had decided to set up an Alternative Mechanism to oversee proposals for expeditious consolidation of

24 Oct 2017 3:41 PM


Jaitley's visit strengthened India-US economic ties: Garg

The Finance Minister was in the United States to attend meetings of the World Bank and the IMF.

16 Oct 2017 5:51 PM

Oil payment, other issues with Iran resolved: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also said that the Chabahar Port is very 'strategic' for India as it will serve both Iran and Afghanistan.

15 Oct 2017 10:26 AM

India has high growth potential in next decade or two: Jaitley

Jaitley said that when BJP came to power in 2014, it had the choice to look the other way and allow the shadow economy to continue.

14 Oct 2017 9:28 AM

A 'different India' ready to benefit from economic recovery: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said by all indications there is a 'more positive mood around the world'.

13 Oct 2017 1:06 PM

Increasing India-US trade to USD 500 billion not a distant dream: Jaitley

According to the United States Trade Representative figures, India was US' ninth largest trading partner.

13 Oct 2017 11:01 AM