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  • Arun Jaitley passes away at 66

    Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at AIIMS on August 24 after a prolonged illness. The hospital in a brief statement informed about the sad demise of Arun Jaitley. Many politicians, Bollywood stars and cricketers took to social media to express their grief over his demise. Watch this video to find out more

    Aug 24, 2019, 17:47 IST
  • BJP puts PM's BA, MA degrees in public domain

    Amid the ongoing controversy about the educational qualifications of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata party president Amit Shah, along with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Monday issued the bachelor and master degrees of the Prime Minister publicly.

    May 09, 2016, 17:35 IST
  • Jaitley urges states to stick to financial discipline

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday urged the state governments to stick to financial discipline and learn to live and spend within the means to maintain the country’s fiscal deficit.

    Apr 11, 2016, 20:38 IST
  • Panama Papers: Multi-agency group to probe the matter, says Arun Jaitley

    Welcoming the revelations made in the Panama Papers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that a multi-agency group has been constituted to probe the matter and monitor all the information.

    Apr 05, 2016, 10:17 IST
  • List of 63rd National Film awards hand over to Arun Jaitley

    Chairpersons of the three juries on Monday handed over the list of 63rd National Film awards to Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley.

    Mar 28, 2016, 12:56 IST
  • Govt reaches out to jewellers, says there will be no harassment

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the jewellers won't face any harassment by the concerned officials in the name of excise duty. Jaitley, who has also faced flak for putting one percent duty charge on gold items, said it is not possible to keep the luxury goods out of taxation procedure as India is moving towards Goods and Service Tax (GST).

    Mar 21, 2016, 08:35 IST
  • Delhi: Jewellers protest at Ramlila Maidan

    Jewellers from across the country staged a protest at the Ramlila Maidan in the national capital against Centre's excise duty proposal on Thursday.

    Mar 18, 2016, 11:50 IST
  • New Aadhar bill protects privacy of citizens: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday introduced the Aadhaar Bill in the Rajya Sabha, seeking protection of privacy of citizens.

    Mar 16, 2016, 20:24 IST
  • FM Jaitley seeks to assuage concerns of striking jewellers

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sought to ease concerns of jewellers, who have been on an indefinite strike for almost two weeks against the reintroduction of a sales tax on gold after four years, saying it was only applicable for principal traders.

    Mar 15, 2016, 13:00 IST
  • Bankers should take all steps to recover money: FM Jaitley on Mallya

    Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for criticising the government over the Vijay Mallya case, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said he must understand that there is a difference between Ottavio Quattrocchi escaping and liquor baron Vijay Mallya escaping.

    Mar 10, 2016, 18:30 IST
  • FM Jaitley counterattacks Congress over Mallya's case

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley led a counterattack against the Congress party, saying that it was under the UPA regime when Mallya went abroad and a case was registered under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

    Mar 10, 2016, 15:22 IST
  • How did Vijay Mallya leave the country: Rahul questions BJP

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned the BJP-led NDA Government for 'letting liquor barron Vijay Mallya' flee out of the country. He said the government has failed to bring back the black money and did not even fulfill the promise of depositing Rs 15 lakh in people's account.

    Mar 10, 2016, 15:20 IST
  • FM Jaitley rolls back tax on EPF

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday withdrew the tax levied on the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), which he implemented during the Budget 2016-17.

    Mar 08, 2016, 15:15 IST
  • PM Modi used 'Fair and Lovely Scheme' to convert black money into white: Rahul Gandhi

    Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his tall promises made to the nation, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the former has used a 'Fair and Lovely Scheme' to convert black money into white.

    Mar 02, 2016, 21:39 IST
  • FM Jaitley addresses traders in Delhi

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lauded 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the agricultural production, adding that it will improve food quality and benefit the farmers.

    Mar 02, 2016, 15:07 IST
  • Petrol price reduced, diesel hiked

    The government on Monday lowered the price of petrol by Rs 3.02 per litre while the price of diesel was raised by Rs 1.47 per litre. The revised prices will take effect from the midnight of February 29 and March 1.

    Mar 01, 2016, 10:38 IST
  • Tax proposals to provide relief to taxpayers: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that tax proposals will provide relief to small taxpayers through rebates. People who do not have any house of their own and don't get any house rent allowance from their employer will get a reduction of Rs.24000 per annum.

    Mar 01, 2016, 09:43 IST
  • Amit Shah praises general budget 2016-17

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Monday praised the general budget proposals presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

    Mar 01, 2016, 09:08 IST
  • General Budget 2016-17: Jaitley stresses on need for uplifting farmers

    India is listed as being among the top 10 agriculture-based countries in the world and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday, while presenting the General Budget 2016-17, stressed on the need improve agricultural productivity and the lot of farmers.

    Feb 29, 2016, 14:51 IST
  • Arun Jaitley, Jayant Sinha at North Block ahead of Budget announcement

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Monday reached at the North Block today from where they headed to the Parliament to present the Annual Budget.

    Feb 29, 2016, 12:07 IST
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