Veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley passes away after prolonged illness

Saturday, August 24th, 2019
Arun Jetly

New Delhi : Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has died at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital, two weeks after he was admitted following complaints of breathlessness. He was 66. In a brief statement, the hospital said Arun Jaitley died at 12.07 pm. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Shri Arun […]

Fishermen community leaders and MPs meets Arun Jaitley

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Mangaluru : Akhila Bharatha Meenugarara Vedike and MPs from coastal districts met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Tuesday. They submitted a memorandum urging the Centre to track down the seven missing fishermen with the help of the latest technology. The fishermen urged the Centre to keep fisheries out of GST ambit […]

Demonetisation highly ethical move, not political: Arun Jaitley

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Bhopal: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday defended demonetisation, saying it was a “highly ethical” move and not a political one. His statement comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi engaged in a war of words during the respective election rallies over the decision suddenly announced in November 2016 to junk […]

CBI officers under cloud must sit out, need to maintain integrity: Arun Jaitley

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

New Delhi: CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana have been moved out of the agency to maintain the premier investigating agency’s institutional integrity and fairness, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said hours after the government stripped them of their charge. “Officers under cloud must stand out as interim measure,” Arun Jaitley said, pointing […]

Rahul demands Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Mehul Choksi issue

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s resignation alleging that his daughter was “on the payroll” of Mehul Choksi, the prime accused in the multi-crore PNB fraud case. Taking to Twitter, he alleged that Jaitley “sat on the file and allowed him (Choksi) to flee”. The Congress chief claimed […]

Rahul begins fifth leg of poll tour in Shivamogga

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Shivamogga: As part of his fifth leg of the election campaign in Karnataka, AICC President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Shivamogga and took part in road show. Since the model code of conduct is in force, there existed no banners or flex boards on the road to welcome him. He addressed party workers at Gopi circle […]

Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi over bank frauds, unemployment

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Padubidri: Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the Modi government over recent banking frauds. Keeping up the heat on the BJP-led NDA government during the ‘Janashirvada Yatre’ in Padubidri on Tuesday, Rahul said: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks about Narayana Guru and Basavanna, but instead of practicing what they preach, he waives […]

Budget Speech 2018-19 from Loksabha

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Big benefits for farmers, rural India and healthcare on 2018 Budget

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
Arun Jaitley

New Delhi : In Budget 2018-19, the government has pegged fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent of GDP for the fiscal year starting April 1, 2018. This is higher than the 3 per cent as projected earlier in the fiscal consolidation roadmap. A Reuters poll showed most economists expected a 3.2 per cent deficit in […]

Human Rights Protection Foundation suspects scam in education loan

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Mangaluru: Ravindranath Shanbhag, president, Human Rights Protection Foundation (HRPF), on Tuesday said that a woman student and her mother were being harassed on the pretext of deducting the premium amount from a loan account of the Synd Vidya education loan. Addressing presspersons here, Dr. Shanbhag said that the mother was receiving threat calls demanding the […]

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