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Burden of being always right
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Burden of being always right

By T.J.S. George Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has the advantage of knowing that he is always right. Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel has taken his own time to learn that. Which is Patel’s problem. He started out as Jaitley’s handpicked man to replace Raghuram Rajan who simply had to go as Arvind Panagariya had to…

Jaitley resumes charge as FM
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Jaitley resumes charge as FM

New Delhi:  Arun Jaitley arrived at the North Block office Ministry of Finance to resume charge as Finance Minster (FM) after President Ram Nath Kovind re-appointed him today. Jaitley was on a three-month hiatus after he underwent a renal transplant.

When the best among us falter
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When the best among us falter

By T.J.S. George Arun Jaitley and Piyush Goyal are the two most qualified — shall we say civilised — men in the Narendra Modi Cabinet. Both have distinguished educational background and are recognised as well-informed intellectuals. Their public careers have been impeccable. They fit naturally into refined social circles and are respected for that. Under…

Jaitley undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMs
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Jaitley undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMs

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is currently undergoing kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, hospital sources said today. A detailed medical bulletin about the Minister’s health would be made available in the evening, sources said. Earlier on April 5, Jaitley had tweeted about being treated for kidney…

Jaitley to undergo kidney transplant
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Jaitley to undergo kidney transplant

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from some kidney related problems and is set to undergo kidney transplant this weekend. A senior AIIMS official said that all paperwork and other formalities for the kidney transplant have been completed and the surgery would happen sometime this weekend. “He came to the hospital at…

National Health Protection Scheme roll out likely on Oct. 2
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National Health Protection Scheme roll out likely on Oct. 2

New Delhi: The Union Government is likely to pay an annual premium of less than Rs.1,200 per family for the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme, for which approximately Rs.12,000 crore is required every year. For 2018-19, the Government has made an initial provision of Rs.2,000 crore and an extra Rs.800 crore is expected from the…

Union Budget 2018: No change in personal Income Tax rates
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Union Budget 2018: No change in personal Income Tax rates

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2018 in Parliament this morning. Continuing with the trend from last year, the Railway Budget was included in the General Budget, scrapping a century-old tradition of having a separate Budget for the Railways. This is the last full-fledged Budget of the Government led by Prime…

Union Budget for 2018-19 to be presented tomorrow
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Union Budget for 2018-19 to be presented tomorrow

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for the year 2018-2019, the last regular Budget under the Narendra Modi Government tomorrow. The Budget presentation will commence at 11 am. Till 2016, the budget was presented on the last working day of February by the Finance Minister. The budget, which is presented…

Union Budget Session from January 29
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Union Budget Session from January 29

New Delhi: The Budget Session of Parliament will take place from Jan.29 to Feb.9 while the Union Budget will be presented on Feb.1, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said yesterday. The first phase of the Session will be from Jan.29 to Feb.9. After a recess, Parliament will meet again from Mar.5 to Apr.6, Kumar told…

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