London, Sep 13: Fugitive businessman and former liquor baron, Vijay Mallya kicked up a storm when he claimed on Wednesday that he had met Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley before fleeing to London. Hours later, he however backtracked and said that there was no formal meeting.
Arun Jaitley delivered a well researched speech, but overlooked L K Advani’s advise to refrain from personal attacks says former finance minister of India,. Yashwant Sinha.
The effect of communism is fading in the states of Kerala and West Bengal said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Maintaining fiscal prudence is a “challenge”, but there is no need to “panic,” said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as the government looks for way to revive sagging growth.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the lower GDP numbers were due to pre-GST destocking of goods. He further added that the economy will grow at 7 per cent.
Pakistan has enhanced efforts to push its terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir through the border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. However there are high rates of casualties on their side, the minister also said. Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha that the Indian Army has “domination and impact” along the western border and all steps have been taken to check infiltration from across the border.
Senior advocate, Ram Jethmalani has asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to settle his dues of Rs 2 crore. The demand was made in a letter written to Kejriwal following which Jethmalani quit as his counsel in the Arun Jaitley defamation case.
New Delhi, June 30: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made the introductory speech before the launch of the GST at midnight. Jaitley thanked all political parties for their “unanimous support” in making tax reform a reality. We have all assembled here today for an important moment in the journey of our great nation. We are in the process of making history with the launch of the Goods and Services Tax. At the midnight hour, we will be launching one of India’s biggest and most ambitious tax and economic reforms in history,” Jaitley said.
New Delhi, March 7: It was an interesting day in court where Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was crossed-examined in a defamation case by none other than eminent lawyer and MP Ram Jethmalani. The case on hand related to one filed by Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Both Jaitley and Jethmalani are lawyers of immense repute and their knowledge of the law was at display in the court at Delhi where the cross-examination took place. Jaitley began by introducing himself as a lawyer since 1977 with knowledge of both the criminal and civil law. “I am more interested in knowing about your knowledge about the civil law,” Jethmalani shot back.