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Cong Should Rectify Own Mistake & Support ASAT Missile Launch: Jailtely

[New Delhi]Jaitley Hits Back at Congress, Over Missile Launch saying that Cong Should Rectify Own Mistake and Support Missile Launch
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accused the erstwhile UPA government of not granting scientists permission to build the country’s own anti-satellite missile,
Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters ,FM said when India had test-fired the Agni-V missile in April, 2012, then DRDO chief V K Saraswat had said that India could now develop an anti-satellite missile but the government had not given its nod.
Targeting the Congress, he said those patting their own back for India’s strategic missile programme were doing so for wrong reasons.
“If they want to rectify the Balakot (air strike) mistake, it is the opportunity for the opposition to do so and stand in support of our scientists,” he said, referring to the air strike on a terrorist camp in Pakistan after the Pulwama terror attack.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, describing it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.
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Arun Jaitley Resumes Charge as Finance Minister

[New Delhi] Arun Jaitley Resumes Charge as Finance Minister
Arun Jaitley Friday resumed charge as the finance minister after a gap of over a month, which was the second break within a year that he had to take to undergo medical treatment.
Jaitley tweeted on Friday: “Resumed work at the Ministry of Finance today (Friday). Thankful to Shri Piyush Goyal who discharged the responsibility at the MoF diligently & competently.”
Jaitley, 66, who last week returned from the US after undergoing medical treatment, first attended the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called to discuss the terror attack in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district that killed around 40 CRPF personnel, and then came to North Block – the seat of the finance ministry.
Sources said he underwent a surgery in the US on January 22 for a reported soft tissue cancer in his left leg. He returned to India on February 9 after undergoing skin grafting.

Rahul Gandhi Wishes Arun Jaitley Speedy Recovery

[New Delhi]Rahul Gandhi Wishes Arun Jaitley Speedy Recovery
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday sent his and his party’s best wishes to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who has left for the US for a medical check-up following a kidney transplant last year, and wished him a speedy recovery.
“I’m upset to hear Arun Jaitley Ji is not well. We fight him on a daily basis for his ideas. However, I and the Congress party send him our love and best wishes for a speedy recovery. We are with you and your family 100% during this difficult period Mr Jaitley (sic),” Gandhi wrote on Twitter.
Jaitley, 66, who had a kidney transplant operation and follow-up check-ups at AIIMS last year, left for the US on Sunday night for a “regular medical check-up”,
This is Jaitley’s first overseas visit since his kidney ailment was confirmed in April last year.

BJP’s Another Pillar “Jaitely” Goes Unwell”Travelling to US For Treatment

[New Delhi]BJP’s Another Pillar “Jaitely” Goes Unwell”Travelling to US For Treatment .He is supposed to present his sixth and his Govt’s last budget on 1st February
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check up relating to his kidney ailment,
Jaitley, who had undergone a renal transplant surgery on May 14, 2018, had not travelled abroad in last nine months.
He was scheduled to attend 10th India-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue in London in April last year, but had cancelled his visit due to his kidney ailment. Union Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad is admitted in AIIMS
Whereas BJP CM of Goa is already under medical treatment
In his absence, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was given the additional charge of Finance Ministry on May 14.
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Branding of Art of Master Artisans is Important :Jaitely

[New Delhi] India is Full of Heritage of Master Artisans :Jaitely
FM Arun Jaitley and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Inaugurated Hunar Haat in New DelhI at State Emporia Complex, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi from 12th to 20th January, 2019.
Jaitley said that India is full of heritage of master artisans. Programmes such as “HunarHaat” are playing an important role in national and international branding of this heritage.
Jaitley said that branding of art of master artisans of the country is very important and programmes such as “HunarHaat” are playing an important role in this direction. Such programmes will benefit lakhs of people associated with this sector.
On the occasion, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that “HunarHaat” has proved to be a “credible brand” of “Indigenous Talent” of Indian artisans and craftsmen. “HunarHaat” has ensured “Development with Dignity” of artisans and craftsmen of the country.

Jaitely Exempt GST Limit to Rs 40 Lac ;Relief to Small Businesses

[New Delhi]Jaitely Exempt GST Limit to Rs 40 Lac ;Relief to Small Businesses
GST Council doubled the GST exemption limit to
Rs 20 lakh for north eastern states and
Rs 40 lakh for the rest of the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters
The scope of the GST Composition Scheme, under which small traders and businesses pay a small tax based on turnover rather than value addition, was raised to Rs 1.5 crore from Rs 1 crore.
The twin move would give relief to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)
The council also allowed Kerala to levy 1 per cent calamity cess on intra-state sales for a period of up to two years.
On including real estate and lottery under the Goods and Services Tax, the council decided for form a seven-member group of ministers after differences of opinion emerged at the meeting
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The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference on the 32nd GST Council meeting, in New Delhi on January 10, 2019.
The Minister of State for Finance, Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla and the Revenue Secretary, Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey are also seen.

Jaitely With New Kidney,Takes Back Charge Of Fin Ministery

[New Delhi]Jaitely With New Kidney, Resumes Duty as Finance Minister
He stepped aside as Finance Minister in mid-May to undergo a kidney transplant,
Jaitley, 65, had stopped attending office at the beginning of April.
Jaitley had undergone a renal transplant operation on May 14. On that day, the charge of his ministry was given to Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on an interim basis.
Since his surgery he has been staying in controlled environment as per the doctors advice.
He, however, attended the Rajya Sabha for the election of Deputy Chairman on August 9. This was his first public appearance in over four months.

GST Collections Cross Rs 1 Lakh Crore

[New Delhi]GST Collections Cross Rs 1 Lakh Crore
The GST collection in April crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark for the first time
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expressed hope that the positive trend in collection of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would continue.
In March the figure was Rs 89,264 crore.

Arun Jaitley to Contest from UP For 2nd Term In Rajya Sabha

[New Delhi]Jaitley to Contest from UP For Rajya Sabha
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh while Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will do so from Madhya Pradesh
Jaitley is currently a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat and Pradhan is a member from Bihar.
The party today announced the names of seven Union ministers and one general secretary for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in various states.
The others — apart from Jaitley and Pradhan — will contest from the same states they have been elected from.
Social Justice Minister Thawarchand Gehlot will contest from Madhya Pradesh,
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from Bihar and
J P Nadda from Himachal Pradesh
The other two Union ministers,
Parshottam Rupala and
Manusukh Mandaviya,
will contest from Gujarat.
Bhupender Yadav, the party’s general secretary, will again contest from Rajasthan.
The terms of all seven leaders ends on April 2 and all are set to be elected again.

Union Cabinet Nod To Hike Allowances Of 775 Parliamentarians

[New Delhi] Cabinet Nod To Hike Allowances Of 775 Parliamentarians
The Centre spends around Rs 2.7 lakh a month on an MP.
As of today, excluding the Speaker, the Lok Sabha has 536 MPs, including two nominated from the Anglo-Indian community. There are eight vacancies.The Upper House has 239 members.
These Parliamentarians are set to get increased allowances with the Union Cabinet today approving a proposal in this regard.
The constituency allowance,
furniture allowance and
communication expenses of the MPs would go up considerably
The parliamentary affairs ministry had proposed an increase in the constituency allowance from Rs 45,000 a month to Rs 60,000.
The ministry had also proposed that the one-time
furniture allowance be hiked to Rs one lakh from the present Rs 75,000.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced in his budget speech that a permanent mechanism would be set up to revise the salaries of MPs every five years, and it would be linked to inflation.
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