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    Impeachment motion filed on untenable grounds to intimidate judges: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that the rejected Congress-led impeachment motion against CJI was filed on untenable grounds to intimidate the Chief Justice of India and other judges of the highest judiciary. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday rejected the impeachment notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit and the allegations were neither “tenable nor admissible”.

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    CJI impeachment motion: Arun Jaitley accuses Congress of using impeachment as political tool

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today accused the Congress party of trivialising the power of impeachment and using it as a political tool. In a scathing Facebook post, the senior BJP leader said the 114 page judgement in the Judge Loya death case authored by Justice D Y Chandrachud on behalf of the three Judge Bench of the Supreme Court “exposes every fact of the conspiracy” to generate falsehood as propaganda

  • Explain Arun Jaitley’s ‘Hindu nationalism tool’: Congress to BJP

    New Delhi: As the BJP attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for “defaming Hindus globally” citing Wikileaks revelations, the party said the BJP should first reply on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s stand that “BJP used Hindu nationalism as a tool to attract votes”.

  • Cash crunch in ATMs: Twitterati call it flashback of demonetisation

    Severe cash crunch situation in ATMs reported in several states of India including Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and few areas of Delhi. News agency ANI quoted people in Delhi as saying, “We are facing cash crunch. Most of the ATMs are not dispensing cash, the ones which are dispensing, have only Rs 500 notes. We are facing difficulty, don’t know what to do.”

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    FM Arun Jaitley on cash crunch: There’s more than adequate currency in circulation

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there is “more than adequate” currency in circulation and the temporary shortage in certain states is being “tackled quickly”. There have been reports of currency shortage in at least six states — Gujarat, Eastern Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Jaitley said in a tweet that he has reviewed the currency situation in the country.

  • Breaking! Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; to be operated tomorrow

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been admitted to AIIMS according to ANI. Earlier Arun Jaitley had tweeted, “I am being treated for kidney related problems & certain infections that I have contracted. I am therefore currently working from controlled environment at home. The future course of my treatment would be determined by the doctors treating me”.

  • Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley likely to undergo kidney surgery

    An important key leader of BJP-led Central government and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to undergo a kidney surgery. Arun Jaitley, who also suffered from chronic diabetes, earlier in 2014 had undergone a surgery for weight reduction in September 2014.

  • Arvind Kejriwal doesnt approve of Ram Jethmalani’s statements

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who wrote an apology letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday morning, put the blame on his senior advocate Ram Jethmalani for making hostile statements without his knowledge.

  • Finance Minister asks businesses to register on e-way bill platform ahead of April 1 rollout 

    New Delhi: With just three days left for the e-way bill rollout, the government has asked businesses and transporters to enrol on the dedicated platform as only around 11 lakh entities have registered so far, officials said today. Businesses would be required to present the electronic way (e-way) bill to a GST inspector (if asked) for inter-state transportation of goods worth over Rs 50,000 through road, railways, airways and vessels.

  • Mahabharata 2.0: Rahul Gandhi likens BJP to Kauravas, Congress to Pandavas

    New Delhi: A mild mannered Rahul Gandhi was at his barbed best on Sunday as he launched a blistering attack on the BJP troika — Modi, Shah and Jaitley. Dipping into mythology, as if to prove a point to Hindutva mascots, he likened the BJP to the arrogant Kauravas, while appropriating the role of the ‘humble’ Pandavas for the Congress.

  • Rajya Sabha elections: Arun Jaitley files nomination for upper house polls from Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh. Jaitley filed his nomination papers at the Tandon Hall of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly complex in the presence of UP BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, UP cabinet ministers Shrikanth Sharma and Anupama Jaiswal, and party leader Hero Bajpai.

  • GST Council likely to simplify tax returns

    New Delhi: The Goods and Services (GST) Council in its 26th meeting on Saturday is likely to simplify tax returns, sources from Ministry of Finance told ANI. The council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is also expected to discuss the extension of 3B returns, and the current position of revenue generated from GST.