India passing through fast formalisation of economy, says Arun Jaitley

India passing through fast formalisation of economy, says Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said India is at present passing through a stage that will in future be recognised as a phase of fast formalisation of the economy. Speaking at a State Bank of India (SBI) event here,...
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More devt banks need to join hands with ISA to promote renewable energy: Jaitley

More devt banks need to join hands with ISA to promote renewable energy: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said more and more multilateral institutions and development banks need to join hands with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to promote renewable energy. He was speaking at the signing of Joint Financial Partnersh...
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Arun Jaitley lists three gains from demonetisation

Arun Jaitley lists three gains from demonetisation

Increase in volume of digital transactions, widening of tax base and squeezed circulation of high denomination currency were the real measures of success of demonetisation, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday. The success of the November 2016 note ba...
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Digital payment bound to pick up with new technology: Jaitley

Digital payment bound to pick up with new technology: Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday expressed hope that digital payment is going to pick up momentum with more advanced technology coming into the market. A lot of people went in for digitisation in terms of mode of payment more...
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Jaitley to head panel on HPCL stake sale to ONGC

Jaitley to head panel on HPCL stake sale to ONGC

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will head a 3-member ministerial panel to oversee and expedite the sale of government stake in oil refiner HPCL to explorer ONGC, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) will remain a...
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Heavy industry minister Geete to talk to FM Jaitley on lowering GST on hybrids

Heavy industry minister Geete to talk to FM Jaitley on lowering GST on hybrids

Union heavy industries minister Anant Geete on Monday said he will take up the issue of lowering the 43% tax rate on hybrid vehicles under GST with finance minister Arun Jaitley. On Sunday, Jaitley hinted that the tax rate on...
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