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Congress banned 'Akhand Bharat' calls, but free speech for 'tukde tukde': Jaitley

Jul 06 2018

Jaitley attacked the Congress for amending the Constitution in 1951 to restrict Syama Prasad Mookerjee from advocating 'Akhand Bharat'.

Delhi govt cannot set up investigative agency: Jaitley on SC judgement

Jul 05 2018

Jaitley said SC verdict has made it clear that Delhi govt has no police powers and, hence, it cannot set up an investigating agency to probe crimes committed in the past.

LIC's stake buy in IDBI Bank may not need Parliament nod

Jul 03 2018

The proposed 51 per cent stake purchase by insurance major Life Insurance Corporation in IDBI Bank may not require Parliament's approval as it does not require any changes in the LIC Act, sources said.

Rahul Gandhi's idea of single slab GST flawed: Jaitley

Jul 01 2018

Jaitley today dismissed the idea of a single GST slab being advocated by Gandhi as flawed, saying that it can only work in a country where the entire population has similar and high capacity to spend.

All deposits by Indians in Swiss banks not black money: Govt

Jun 29 2018

The government today said all the deposits by Indians in Swiss bank accounts cannot be termed black money and action will be taken against persons parking illegal funds overseas after Switzerland starts sharing real-time account details from January onwards.

LIC set to get into banking as Irdai lets it snap up IDBI Bank

Jun 29 2018

The long-cherished plan of the national insurer LIC to own bank today moved closer to reality with the regulator Irdai giving a go-ahead to pick a controlling stake in the crippled IDBI Bank.

Irdai permits LIC to pick up to 51% stake in debt-ridden IDBI Bank

Jun 29 2018

Insurance behemoth LIC will acquire up to 51 per cent stake in state-owned IDBI Bank after regulator Irdai approved the plan that will help convert the debt-ridden lender into a private sector entity.

Indians with illegal Swiss bank deposits to face harsh penal proceedings, says Jaitley

Jun 29 2018

Arun Jaitley today warned that Indians having illegal deposits in Swiss banks would face harsh penal proceedings under the black money law after Switzerland starts real time sharing of details of accounts from January onwards.

Govt plans mega event to mark 1st anniversary of GST on July 1

Jun 26 2018

The Govt is planning a mega event to mark first anniversary of GST roll out on July 1 with participation of industry chambers and tax officials, besides, Goyal said.

Indira 'tallest leader', Modi 'authoritarian', says Congress

Jun 26 2018

The Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for comparing former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Hitler and hit out at Union Minister Arun Jaitley for "distortion of history".

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