Arun Jaitley

593 Results

  • President Kovind approves bankruptcy code ordinance

    President Kovind approves bankruptcy code ordinance

     The ordinance to amend the insolvency and bankruptcy code that will bar defaulters from bidding for the stressed assets has got the President's approval. President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday signed the ordinance that was sent to him by the......

    November 23, 2017
  • Jaitley's comments on Patel quota issue laughable: Congress

    Jaitley's comments on Patel quota issue laughable: Congress

    The Congress on Wednesday termed as "laughable" Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's comment that Congress and Hardik Patel-led PAAS were "deceiving each other" on quotas, adding that "it will do everything within the constitutional framework". "It is funny situation. It......

    November 23, 2017
  • Union Cabinet approves setting up of 15th Finance Commission

    Union Cabinet approves setting up of 15th Finance Commission

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission that will decide the distribution of tax proceeds among the Centre, states and local bodies. The Finance Commission is set up every five years and the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Central govt to bring in ordinance for changes in insolvency law

    Central govt to bring in ordinance for changes in insolvency law

    The government will come out with an ordinance to make certain amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday. The Code, which became operational in December last year, provides for a market-determined and time-bound......

    November 22, 2017
  • Cabinet approves setting up of 15th Finance Commission

    Cabinet approves setting up of 15th Finance Commission

    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission which will assess the tax resources of the nation and suggest a formula for their devolution among states. The members of the Commission and its terms of......

    November 22, 2017
  • Arun Jaitly mocks quota deal between Congress, PAAS

    Arun Jaitly mocks quota deal between Congress, PAAS

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday mocked the understanding reached between Congress and Hardik Patel-led PAAS on reservation for Patidars, saying it amounts to "deceiving each other" becuase quotas cannot exceed the constitutional ceiling of 50 per cent. "From the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Parliament's winter session will be held, to be regular session: Arun Jaitley

    Parliament's winter session will be held, to be regular session: Arun Jaitley

    Rejecting opposition criticism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that Parliament's winter session will be held and it will be a regular session not overlapping with the Gujarat Assembly election dates. "Certainly, the winter session will be held and......

    November 22, 2017
  • Government taking steps to restore peace in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

    Government taking steps to restore peace in Kashmir: Arun Jaitley

    With the security forces having an upper hand in the Kashmir Valley, the government is taking all steps to ensure a return of normalcy to the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday. "There was a situation (in the......

    November 22, 2017
  • Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

    Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accorded permission to the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to negotiate wage revision with their employees, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Announcing the decision after a meeting of the cabinet, he said: "There are over......

    November 22, 2017
  • Gujarat Polls: Congress ‘deceiving’ Patels with quota promise, says Arun Jaitely

    Gujarat Polls: Congress ‘deceiving’ Patels with quota promise, says Arun Jaitely

    The Congress's promise to grant reservation to the Patidar community is nothing but "deception" for votes in the Gujarat polls as the Supreme Court has put a 50 per cent cap on quota in education and jobs, Union minister and......

    November 21, 2017
  • Winter session will be held, delays happened earlier too: Jaitley

    Winter session will be held, delays happened earlier too: Jaitley

    Countering opposition criticism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the Winter Session of Parliament would "certainly" be held, adding that Parliament sessions have been delayed in the past as well. "It has happened several times that Parliament sessions are......

    November 20, 2017
  • Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday termed the upgrade in Moody’s ratings as “extremely encouraging” and also asked the detractors to “introspect” their positions. Addressing a press conference after Moody’s, one of the major ratings agencies upgraded India’s sovereign......

    November 17, 2017
  • Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

    Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

    More than four months after the launch of GST, the industry has pitched for inclusion of natural gas in the new indirect tax regime so as to help producers contain cost and aid in moving towards a gas-based economy. In......

    November 17, 2017