DDCA president Rohan Jaitley says he will request Bishan Singh Bedi to withdraw demand of removing his name from stand
Rohan, who recently took over as DDCA president, said he would have preferred Bedi to discuss the issue with him personally and not made below the belt remarks against his father, who died last year due to multiple health issues.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled Jaitley's life-size statue, prepared by 96-year-old renowned sculptor Ram Sutar, the man behind the making of the iconic Statue of Unity in Gujarat.
In 2016, the prime minister was quoted by the Financial Times as saying that the government "will not resort to retrospective taxation; we are making our tax regime transparent, stable and predictable"
On Wednesday, Bishan Singh Bedi had shot a letter to the Delhi and District Cricket Association, lambasting it for installing a statue of its late former President Arun Jaitley at the Kotla.
Upset with its functioning, Bishan Singh Bedi writes to DDCA to remove his name from stand at Feroz Shah Kotla ground
Lashing out at the Delhi and District Cricket Association's (DDCA) culture, which he alleged promotes nepotism and puts "administrators ahead of cricketers", Bedi also renounced his membership of the body.
Garg, in a blog post published on the day he would have retired in normal course, said he did not share a good and productive working relationship with Sitharaman, who came to the finance ministry "with some pre-conceived notions"
Congress mulls using Article 254(2) to bypass farm laws: All you need to know about the rarely-used provision
Article 254 (2) of the Constitution essentially allows a state law to prevail over a conflicting Central law in some circumstances
Ombudsman Verma said, 'Date, notice and agenda of the elections shall be intimated to each member of DDCA after consulting with the electoral officer and his team.'
'There was an air of freedom in the country': Arun Jaitley on post-Emergency euphoria, in posthumously published book
With a foreword by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Juggernaut Books has posthumously published Arun Jaitley's A New India: Selected Writings 2014 — 19. Read an excerpt here.
Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.
Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri
Stock markets to remain open on 1 February, Union Budget day; trading to be conducted during normal hours
Generally, the stock markets are closed on Saturdays and Sundays as well as other holidays, except for special circumstances.
GST compensation: States say Centre staring at sovereign default; GST Council sees first-ever voting
In a development with far-reaching implications, non-BJP ruled states on Wednesday said the union government may be headed for a sovereign default as it has refused to assure them of paying on time the GST dues guaranteed to them through a Constitutional amendment
Unrealistic tax collection targets will only push up disputes; arrears under litigation stand at whopping Rs 12,42,786 crore
One ray of hope comes from the Legacy Dispute Resolution scheme that was launched in September, which allows taxpayers to pay outstanding dues without interest and penalty up to 31 December
As Hyderabad rape, murder case triggers calls for harsher penalties, how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killers
Amid calls for the death penalty for rapists, in the aftermath of the rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian, this ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.
Electoral bonds: Lack of promised transparency makes channel for political funding vulnerable to unholy politico-corporate nexus
When the Narendra Modi government came to power, one of its biggest promises was to make political funding transparent.
Former Indian Army chief Ved Malik objects to new uniform of Rajya Sabha marshals, calls it 'illegal and security hazard'
Ved Malik, who was the Indian Army chief during the Kargil conflict, took to social media to raise concerns over the new look of the Rajya Sabha marshals.
Rajya Sabha marshals get new look on first day of Parliament's Winter Session: Traditional attire gives way to navy blue jacket and cap
Uniforms were being restyled from traditional Indian attire comprising turbans to military-style outfits with caps
Trivedi, who is equally conversant with Hindi as well as English, will be making his debut in Parliament after being associated with the BJP for a long period.
Corporate tax cut signals govt's shift towards radical reform; move ranks topmost among steps taken to revive economy
Nirmala Sitharaman’s bold move on corporate tax cut signals shift from baby steps to radical reform, precisely what the economy needed