The government has constituted a Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to vet the recommendations of a high-level panel on stressed power projects, as per an official order.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said India would become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2019 and among the top three in the coming years.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday added fuel to fire amid the ongoing conflict with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by saying that the regulator “looked the other way when banks gave loans indiscriminately during 2008-2014”. The finance minister was speaking at an event.
Listing out oil as the “most important” challenge for India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said since most of the country’s oil comes through imports, economy has to be made resilient enough to face this challenge.
Amarinder Refuses To Sing Jaitley’s Tune; Says ‘No’ To Cut In Fuel Prices As It Will Hit State’s Revenues
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday (October 4) announced the Centre’s decision to cut the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.5 and Re 1 respectively. He also informed the states to cut similar tariffs by reducing VAT on fuel.
Attacking the opposition parties over their stance on the high oil prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his “reluctant allies” of only committing to tweets and media statements on the issue
Excise Duty Cut On Petrol-diesel: Relief Likely Temporary As International Crude Prices Expected To Rise
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a cut of Rs 2.5 per litre on the prices of petrol and diesel.
First, the good news. The Centre’s munificence on oil prices on Thursday would only cost the exchequer Rs 6,500 crore. The gap could probably be managed if tax or other receipts grow and the finance minister
Concerned over the spike in fuel prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to look at options to mitigate its impact on the economy, sources aware of the discussion said.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a Rs 2.5 cut in per litre price of diesel and petrol and asked state governments to announce a matching reduction.