‘I-T dept detects Rs 19,000 crore black money in ICIJ, HSBC cases’

‘I-T dept detects Rs 19,000 crore black money in ICIJ, HSBC cases’

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax department has detected over Rs 19,000 crore in black money following investigations into global leaks including HSBC account holders in Switzerland, the government said on Friday. Finance minister Arun Jaitley said investigations into information, put into public domain by the ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists), pertaining to about 700 […]

Misunderstandings about GST are being spread: Jaitley

Misunderstandings about GST are being spread: Jaitley

LUDHIANA: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a very simple tax and several misunderstandings are being spread about this new taxation system, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday. “GST is a very simple tax and those who follow the law will not be called to the office for assessment. For them, everything, […]

GST will benefit JK: Jaitley

GST will benefit JK: Jaitley

New Delhi: With J-K assembly adopting the SGST bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it will benefit the consumers by making goods cheaper and increase revenue for the state. In a series of tweets, the minister congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for passage of the bill by the state assembly. Jammu and […]

Ahead of RBI meeting, Jaitley makes case for rate cuts

Ahead of RBI meeting, Jaitley makes case for rate cuts

NEW DELHI: The government on Monday made a case for a lower interest rate regime citing low inflation as well as the need to revive investments and growth even as experts said the RBI may assess the impact of GST on prices before cutting policy rates. The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI […]

No talks with Hurriyat, no fault of Gogoi: Jaitley

No talks with Hurriyat, no fault of Gogoi: Jaitley

New Delhi: India’s defence minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday ruled out any talks with the pro-freedom groups, at least for now. “In this current atmosphere of violence, we will not hold talks with separatists who are instigating violence. Not for now,” he told a TV channel. Jaitley said the government will definitely talk to the […]

Jaitley meets Mehbooba, discusses PM plan

Jaitley meets Mehbooba, discusses PM plan

Srinagar: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here and discussed various issues pertaining to the state, including funds flow under the Prime Minister’s Development Plan. Jaitley, who arrived here yesterday for the GST Council meet, had a 45-minute meeting with the chief minister. “Mehbooba Mufti discussed with […]

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said in Srinagar that he came to Kashmir with “lurking doubts” as to what the situation here was, but now that he was here he “was sure that it is more peaceful than shown by the Indian media on its channels”. He said that the situation in Kashmir […]

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