There seems to be no end to the war of words between the current and the former finance ministers of India. After Arun Jaitley hit back at Yashwant Sinha stating that he was a job applicant at 80, here is what the former finance minister had to say.
The union Cabinet reshuffle is expected to take place before the end of this month. The Narendra Modi led cabinet is expected to induct two members of the JD(U) and AIADMK, sources say.
Everyone named in the Panama Papers case will be investigated, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Indian Armed forces are capable enough to meet any challenge to the country’s security as he underlined that lessons have been learnt from the 1962 war. He also said in the Rajya Sabha that the people of the country have a predominant wish of retrieving the parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan since 1948.
Continuing its fight against black money, the government on Tuesday launched a website Operation Clean Money. The new website will help honest tax payers, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said inaugurating the website.
There have been mixed reactions to the just presented Union Budget by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. While some hail it, others say that there was nothing much in it. R Vaidyanathan, a professor of Finance at Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore and an expert on financial matters tells OneIndia that overall this is a neutral budget.
“It is not a budget that has taken risks. I personally feel that it is a budget that has been constrained by the directive of the Election Commission in view of the ongoing poll process in the five states, he says.
During the course of the arguments, the SC however observed that tentatively there is nothing wrong in Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s statement that he will present the Budget on February 1.
New Delhi, July 9: The Ministry of Finance will probe the allegations made by a whistleblower in which it was stated that there have been flaws in the tick by tick server of the NSE which is giving few traders an advantage over the rest.
It was alleged by a whisteblower that the tick by tick server or the TBT had certain flaws and those logging in sooner had the benefit of faster information.