“Economy Was In Terrible Hands Under UPA”: Arun Jaitley

“Economy Was In Terrible Hands Under UPA”: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said the economy was in the hands of a “terrible doctor” under UPA. (File) NEW DELHI:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today slammed his predecessor P Chidambaram for being a know-all living under false illusion, and said the economy was...
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Health Insurance Scheme Will Be Implemented This Year, Says Arun Jaitley

Health Insurance Scheme Will Be Implemented This Year, Says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley announced the healthcare scheme in the Union Budget 2018 NEW DELHI:  The National Health Protection Scheme under which Rs. 5 lakh medical insurance cover will be provided annually to 10 crore families, announced in the Union Budget 2018, will ...
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No Worries About Fiscal Slippages, Rising Oil Prices, Says Arun Jaitley

No Worries About Fiscal Slippages, Rising Oil Prices, Says Arun Jaitley

Assessment should not be made based on hypothetical situation concerning crude prices, said Mr Jaitley. New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the fiscal situation should be comfortable next financial year and there are no worries at the moment r...
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Real estate, natural gas may soon be brought under GST, says Arun Jaitley

Real estate, natural gas may soon be brought under GST, says Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley. Any such decision will need to be cleared by the GST Council which includes finance ministers of all states and the central government. Photo: PTI New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hinted at the possibility...
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India passing through fast formalisation of economy, says Arun Jaitley

India passing through fast formalisation of economy, says Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said India is at present passing through a stage that will in future be recognised as a phase of fast formalisation of the economy. Speaking at a State Bank of India (SBI) event here,...
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Arun Jaitley lists three gains from demonetisation

Arun Jaitley lists three gains from demonetisation

Increase in volume of digital transactions, widening of tax base and squeezed circulation of high denomination currency were the real measures of success of demonetisation, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday. The success of the November 2016 note ba...
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