Tag Archives: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley slams detractors for undeclared Emergency allegation

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hit out at detractors for casually using undeclared emergency to describe the present NDA government saying they should introspect where they were during the Emergency. In a Facebook post on the anniversary of the Emergency, Jaitley asked, the critics what was their publicly declared stand during those 19-months stating that […]

Is Sushma Swaraj going to be NDA’s presidential candidate? Will the BJP get its first-ever Woman President

Three top sources from the RSS & BJP averred that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has emerged as the front runner to become NDA’s presidential candidate. Swaraj qualifies in every criteria laid down by the BJP top brass and also has the endorsement of the Sangh, they said. Swaraj’s name could figure in Friday’s meeting […]

India, S Korea agree to increase investment to push infra, bilateral trade

India and Republic of Korea have decided to stimulate investments to push infrastructure development and bilateral trade. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who is on a four day visit to Republic of Korea co-chaired the fifth India-Korea Financial Dialogue in Seoul on Wednesday with Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon of that country. They […]

States keen on farm loan waiver must generate funds from their own resources: Arun Jaitely

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said states keen on farm loan waiver must generate funds from their own resources. Speaking after meeting bank chief executives in New Delhi, Jaitley said that the Reserve Bank of India, RBI is at an advanced stage of preparing a list of bad loans where resolution is required under the […]

FM to meet PSU banks chief tomorrow to discuss issue of NPAs

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet heads of PSU banks tomorrow to discuss the issue of non-performing assets (NPAs). The minister will also review the financial performance of all the public sector banks (PSBs). Jaitley will discuss the steps being taken by the banks to expedite the recovery of bad loans which have crossed six […]