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Disinvestments, subdued oil prices: Favourable tailwinds for Arun Jaitley

It would be fair to conclude that disinvestment and oil prices were the major tailwinds that hugely helped Jaitley's budget-making.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018

Oil prices uncertain, fiscal slippage unlikely, says FM Arun Jaitley

Said fiscal situation would be comfortable next financial year and there were no concerns about slippages from deficit targets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 10th, 2018

Oil prices uncertain, fiscal slippage unlikely, says Arun Jaitley

RBI Governor warned about the uncertainties, saying that India needs to be prepared either way -- whether they go up or down -- during a press conference with Jaitley.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 10th, 2018

Petro-products in GST ambit only after consensus: Arun Jaitley

He also sought to know why the prices of petrol and diesel did not decline with a fall in the global crude prices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 19th, 2017

Issue of low corporate investment to be addressed soon: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has told investors that the government is seized of the problem of subdued private investment and would soon come out with a plan to address it. "There is problem of private investment. Government is se.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 21st, 2017

Jump in WPI inflation in August modest, well below target: Arun Jaitley

We have brought down prices of essential commodities, said Arun Jaitley.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 14th, 2017

Jaitley hints at more reforms

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hinted at undertaking more reforms, saying the country needs to better its growth rates in the given favourable global environment. A month after launch of the goods and services tax (GST), Ja.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 4th, 2017

On GST eve, Arun Jaitley tells Corporate India not to hike prices

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets industry bigwigs; officials on stand-by.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 30th, 2017

On GST eve, govt tells India Inc not to hike prices

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets industry bigwigs; officials on stand-by.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 29th, 2017

I-T dept questions PNB chief again; bank board to meet on February 26

The board meeting comes at a time when Arun Jaitley has come down heavily on PNB's management for its failure to check the fraud.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard17 hr. 50 min. ago

PNB fraud: Congress seeks Arun Jaitley"s resignation on moral grounds

Like Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, he (Nirav Modi) too has gone out of the country under the government's patronage,says Chavan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 19 min. ago

Rahul Gandhi asks why PM Modi, Arun Jaitley are silent on PNB scam

Congress leader Singhvi issued statement claiming that his family company has no connections with Nirav Modi's firms, except that of renting them some property.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 17th, 2018

Jaitley defamation case: After Jethmalani, another lawyer abandons Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is facing another Rs 100 million defamation suit by Arun Jaitley.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 17th, 2018

Chinese smartphone makers grab 53% market share in India, Xiaomi leads race

To boost Indian smartphone makers, FinMin Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget announced a hike in customs duty on mobile phones to 20 per cent from 15 per cent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 14th, 2018

Beyond Arun Jaitley"s Budget Speech

Major change proposed by Finance Bill is introduction of the concept of taxing income in India based on 'significant economic presence'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 12th, 2018

MSMEs to be growth engine of new India, Modi govt working on this: DFS Secy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech lowered the corporate tax rate to 25 per cent from 30 per cent for companies with a turnover of up to Rs 2.5 billion.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 11th, 2018

News digest: Market volatility, oil prices, fiscal slippage, and more

From Sebi chief speaking on market volatility to FM Jaitley explaining India's fiscal position, BS brings you up to date with the latest news.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 10th, 2018

NDA govt"s growth rate lower than UPA"s 10-year average: Chidambaram

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2018-19 speech said that Indian economy had performed very well since the NDA government took over in May, 2014.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 10th, 2018

MSP calculations will not include imputed land rent, says Arun Jaitley

The cost will include all paid expenses plus imputed value of family labour (FL), but not imputed land rent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018

Centre drops proposal to relax retrenchment norms for industries

The decision to drop the proposal was taken last month in a meeting that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley held with labour ministry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018

States may face tough times as Modicare to cost them Rs 43.3 bn per year

The scheme was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Budget 2018 speech and has come under fire from the Opposition, with Congress leader P Chidambaram calling it a 'jumla'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018