Arun Jaitley

Every state has supported GST idea, says Jaitley

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 16:04

Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said every state has either supported or accepted the idea of the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) except Tamil Nadu, which has expressed reservations.

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Jaitley, 22 state finance ministers attend GST meet in Kolkata

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:50

Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is attending a meeting of Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers here on Tuesday to nudge the states to arrive at a consensus on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.

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Jaitley discusses sovereign wealth fund roadmap

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:08

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday discussed the operationalisation of India's first Rs 40,000 crore sovereign wealth fund, the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

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Competition policy may not be required: Jaitley

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 23:58

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government is unlikely to go ahead with its earlier plan of having a separate policy to encourage more competition in the economy, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley hinted on Friday.

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Jaitley asks World Bank to expand role in social sector

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 21:36

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called for the World Bank to have a greater role in the social sector projects like education, health, agricultural development and small scale industry.

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