Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India

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.

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How much black money has Jaitley brought back asks Yashwant Sinha

yashArun 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.

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Sufism being replaced with Wahabism warns Jaitley

arunjaitelyThe effect of communism is fading in the states of Kerala and West Bengal said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Fiscal prudence a challenge says Arun Jaitley

arunjaitelyMaintaining 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.

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GDP growth below 6 per cent due to GST destocking of goods says Jaitley

GDPFinance 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.

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Record number of casualties on Pakistan side says Arun Jaitley

arunjaitelyPakistan 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.

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Settle Rs 2 crore dues, Jethmalani tells Kejriwal while quitting as his counsel

jethmalaniSenior 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.

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GST launch: India has risen above politics, says Jaitley

arunjaitelyNew 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.

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Jaitley vs Jethmalani: When two legal doyens came face to face

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.

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Budget 2017: Proposal on political reforms flawed on 3 counts

budOn Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely during his Budget speech proposed to limit cash donations to Rs 2,000. His announcement was hailed by many and according to the finance minister himself, it was one of the biggest political reform in 70 years.
However, some have said that the proposal is flawed. An analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms said that the budget does not promise scrutiny of income declared by political parties. The analysis says that the proposal to limit cash donations to Rs 2,000 is flawed on three counts.

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