Articles tagged under: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley opts out of new government over health reasons

May 29, 2019
Arun Jaitley opts out of new government over health reasons

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has opted out from new government citing health reason and need of time for treatment. In a letter written to the Prime Minister, one day before swearing-in function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Jaitley said: I am writing to you to formally request you that I should be allowed a reasonable time for myself, my treatment and my health and therefore not be a part of any responsibility, for the present, in the new Government. I would obviously have a lot of time at...Read More

In Arun Jaitley’s analysis of exit polls, 6 messages from voters to politicians

May 20, 2019
In Arun Jaitley’s analysis of exit polls, 6 messages from voters to politicians

By Arun Jaitley Many of us may continue to squabble over correctness and accuracy of the Exit Polls. The hard reality is that when multiple Exit Polls convey the same message, the direction of the result broadly would be in consonance with the message. Exit Polls are based on personal interviews. The EVMs have no role. If the results of the Exit Polls and final results on the 23rd May, 2019 are in the same direction, the Opposition’s fake issue of the EVMs would also lose its non-existe...Read More

Rahul Gandhi’s former business partner got Defence Offset Contracts; Jaitley explains the details

May 04, 2019

New Delhi: Less than 48 hours before Amethi and crucial 51 seats across north and central Indian states go to the polls, a massive defence scam hit Congress president on Saturday with BJP even suggesting whether Rahul Gandhi as a defence dealer would have served India better. "I don't know whether it would have been better for this country if he (Rahul Gandhi) had remained into defence dealing rather than got into public life," Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley tol...Read More

It’s Time to Stand up With the Judiciary: A note by Arun Jaitley

April 21, 2019
It’s Time to Stand up With the Judiciary: A note by Arun Jaitley

The pivotal position of the Chief Justice of India The incident of a junior ex-lady employee of the Supreme Court making harassment charges against the Chief Justice of India has acquired a disproportionate magnitude. Such complaints, when they are made in the ordinary course of any administrative functioning, are referred to the appropriate Committee. However, when the complainant distributes copies of her representation to other Judges of the Supreme Court and the media in order to sensatio...Read More

Will 2019 Witness the Dynasty as a Liability on the Congress Party? : A note by Arun Jaitley

April 20, 2019
Will 2019 Witness the Dynasty as a Liability on the Congress Party? : A note by Arun Jaitley

The first two rounds of the voting for the 2019 General Elections are over. What are the early trends? What are the initial lessons? A comparison of three campaigns The BJP/ NDA campaign is focussed. It sets the agenda. There is clarity about the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi. There appears to be a strong groundswell in his favour. The campaign focusses on major achievements of the past five years, particularly relating to strengthening the poor and the middle-class, a clean Governmen...Read More

Manufacturing court order is new low for Rahul Gandhi: Jaitley

April 15, 2019
Manufacturing court order is new low for Rahul Gandhi: Jaitley

New Delhi: Reiterating that ‘the lower he sinks, the higher we rise’, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Arun Jaitley said it is a "new low” for Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he manufactured a court order for his political propaganda. “To manufacture a Court order for a political propaganda is a new low for Rahul Gandhi. The lower he sinks, the higher we rise,” Jaitley tweeted. Jaitley’s reaction came hours after the Supreme Court has said Mr Gandhi in the media on the Raf...Read More

Jaitley reignites debate on academic credentials of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

April 13, 2019
Jaitley reignites debate on academic credentials of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi:Senior leader and Union Minister Arun Jaitley today reignited debate on 'academic credentials' of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. “One day the focus (of Congress campaign) would be on the BJP candidate’s educational qualification, fully forgetting that a public audit of Rahul Gandhi’s academic credentials may leave a lot to be answered. After all, he got an MPhil without a Masters degree,” Mr Jaitley said in a Facebook blog titled 'India’s Opposition is on a Rent a Cause...Read More

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s silence on AgustaWestland ‘expose’

April 05, 2019

New Delhi: BJP today questioned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's silence on the latest expose of alleged corruption cases, including on AgustaWestland. 'Congress cannot remain silent on these matters as CBI case was registered in 2013 (during UPA regime),' Union minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here. He said presumably the Congress does not want to react to the matter as the new revelation will lead to the big leaders in the party , including 'AP', 'RG' etc. 'Are these names f...Read More

BJP reacts to Congress manifesto for Lok Sabha elections 2019

April 02, 2019

New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday blasted at the Congress for its election manifesto promising review of provisions of Armed Forces Special Power Act in Jammu and Kashmir and said Rahul Gandhi is only carrying forward the 'historical blunder' of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru in Jammu and Kashmir. '...when out of ignorance Congress president makes unimplementable and dangerous promises, I am sure the country will not in a mood to oblige him,' BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here ...Read More

Arun Jaitley explains why Rahul Gandhi’s minimum income guarantee scheme NYAY promise “is bluff”

March 25, 2019

New Delhi:) BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asserted that mere slogans and high sounding statements on pro-poor schemes cannot eradicate poverty. "The Congress has deceived India with slogans and schemes," said Mr Jaitley hours after Congress president Rahul Gandhi promised that the 20 per cent poorest families will be given Rs 72,000 annually as a minimum income if his party is voted to power in the parliamentary polls. "The latest announcement of the Cong...Read More