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Tough To Achieve Double-digit Growth Given Global Headwinds: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Asserting that its “extremely difficult to achieve double-digit growth in the current global environment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said there is a scope for improvement from the current rate if reforms are carried on. “I don’t claim that it is possible in this global environment to come any where close to double-digit growth. It’s extremely difficult, ... Read More »

India Need to Keep Reform Momentum Going: Jaitley

New Delhi: As the global environment becomes extremely difficult and challenging, India will need to keep the reform momentum going while putting resources in areas where it lacks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today. Speaking at the opening day of the three-day India-IMF Conference ‘Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future’, he hoped to get through some important measures over the ... Read More »

Government has Taken ‘One Step Forward’ on Retro Tax Issue: Jaitley

New Delhi: The government has taken “one step forward” to resolve the retrospective tax cases by putting in place a statutory mechanism for ending such disputes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday In Budget 2016, he has made a one-time offer to firms facing tax liability on the retrospective tax front by way of waiver of interest and penalty ... Read More »

Why Arun Jaitley Mentioned Rahul Gandhi In His Budget Speech

Rahul Gandhi had written to Arun Jaitley asking for tax exemption on Braille paper (File photo) New Delhi: Presenting his Budget 2016, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that he had accepted a suggestion from Rahul Gandhi, which led to smiles in the Opposition benches. The Congress Vice President had written to the Finance Minister asking for tax exemption on ... Read More »