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Hoping to implement GST from July 1: Jaitley

New Delhi, March 22  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government was hoping to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1 after the enabling Bills get Parliament’s nod in the current budget session.“GST is...
Jaitley takes charge as Defence Minister

Jaitley takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, March 14  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assumed charge as Defence Minister, a day after he was given additional responsibility of the ministry.This comes after Manohar Parrikar resigned on Monday as Defence Minister to head a new...
Jaitley, RBI Governor discuss banks’ bad loans

Jaitley, RBI Governor discuss banks’ bad loans

New Delhi, March 11  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel and other senior officials here on Friday to discuss the issue of banks’ non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans, sources said.“Lot...
Jaitley, RBI officials to discuss banks’ bad loans

Jaitley, RBI officials to discuss banks’ bad loans

New Delhi, March 10  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet with senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials here on Friday to discuss the issue of banks’ non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans, sources said.The magnitude of the problem can...
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Jaitley pitches for greater Indian investment in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 3  Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday pitched for greater Indian investment in Nepal, saying that India wants partnership with Nepal in various sectors. Earlier in the day, Jaitley arrived here to deliver the keynote...
CSR spend to help double income of rural masses: Jaitley

CSR spend to help double income of rural masses: Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 22  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the idea of mandatory corporate social responsibility (CSR) spend, though initially resisted, has taken off well and it will contribute to doubling of rural population’s income.“Conventionally,...
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GST Council has cleared draft compensation law : Jaitley

Udaipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has cleared the draft compensation law — one of the four enabling laws under the GST constitutional amendment – and hoped the remaining...
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Cabinet nod for 31 bids for small oil, gas fields exploration

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 31 contracts for exploration of small oil and gas contract areas under the Discovered Small Fields (DSF) Bid Round 2016, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced here. “The cabinet...
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Oil firms’ merger will create multiple entities — also problems

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has clarified that Budget 2017-18′s bare announcement of the government intent to merge state-run oil companies into a single entity will actually mean creation of multiple entities....
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Jaitley introduces note ban bill in Lok Sabha amid TMC opposition

New Delhi, Feb 3  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday introduced a bill on demonetisation in the Lok Sabha to formally make the banning of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes a law. The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017, seeks to replace...
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Balanced budget by Jaitley : Microsoft India head

Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented a balanced budget, underlined by the continued push to using technology to aid a digital economy, said Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari. He believes the budget’s focus on...
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Home Ministry allocated Rs 97,187 cr in budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 9,7187.17 crore in the 2017-18 Union Budget, a steep hike of 5.1 per cent, with most of the funds earmarked for police including Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), responsible for...
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Jaitley sets divestment target of Rs 72,500 cr for 2017-18

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian government will raise Rs 72,500 crore through divesting stake in central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) during the next fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Wednesday in the Union Budget for 2017-18...
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Civil aviation’s budgetary allocation increased to over Rs 5,000 crore

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to allocate Rs 5,167.60 crore to the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the 2017-18 fiscal. The government had allocated Rs 4,230.40 crore to the ministry for the financial year...
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Tax sops for individuals, small firms; more money for welfare : Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Hoping for a 17-per cent growth in taxes revenues, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18, offering more money for welfare schemes, minor tax sops for individuals and small firms, with a...
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All villages to be electrified by 2018 : Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Aiming to empower villages through a hike in MGNREGA funds, poverty alleviation and 100 per cent electrification by May 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday focussed on rural India. In his Budget speech, Jaitley said...
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Systemically important NBFCs to be classified as QIB

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Systemically important non-banking finance companies (NBFC) with above a certain net worth would also be categorised as Qualified Institutional Buyers (QIB) to participate in initial public offerings, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
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North-East gets Rs 2,682 cr, substantial hike across ministries

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Even though Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not announce any new initiative for the North-East Region (NER), the budgetary allocation for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER) saw a hike of about Rs 158...
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Railways gets Rs 1.31 lakh crore for development

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to allocate Rs 131,000 crore as capital and development expenditure for the Indian railways during fiscal 2017-18. The Union budget emphasised on providing railway passengers...
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CERT-Fin nice but cyber security needs more focus : Experts

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) While welcoming the government’s move to establish the Computer Emergency Response Team for Financial Sector (CERT-Fin) to curb hacking and securing online data, cyber experts on Wednesday said much more is needed to be...
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