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Arun Jaitley's demise is an irreparable loss, he contributed to making of New India: Ladakh MP Tsering Namgyal
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Arun Jaitley's demise is an irreparable loss, he contributed to making of New India: Ladakh MP Tsering Namgyal

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Sunday described former finance minister Arun Jaitley's demise as an 'irreparable loss' to the country.

Arun Jaitley's health remains critical, ex-finance minister put on life support, say reports
India

Arun Jaitley's health remains critical, ex-finance minister put on life support, say reports

As news of Jaitley's critical health condition spread, politicians from across the political spectrum visited the ailing leader

Arun Jaitley admitted in AIIMS: Experts say 'multimorbidity' on rise in patients battling serious ailments; diabetes most common culprit
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Arun Jaitley admitted in AIIMS: Experts say 'multimorbidity' on rise in patients battling serious ailments; diabetes most common culprit

Multimorbidity, or the coexistence of multiple health conditions, makes it really difficult to treat the person. This is because these patients have to take multiple treatments for different conditions, and the risks of drug interactions and side effects increase.

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi; hospital says former FM's blood pressure under manageable limits
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Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi; hospital says former FM's blood pressure under manageable limits

Union ministers and top BJP leaders — including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rajnath Singh — rushed to AIIMS to enquire about Arun Jaitley's health, who was admitted to AIIMS on Friday morning

Daily Bulletin: 58 die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam; CoA to consult Centre over Pakistan match; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 58 die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam; CoA to consult Centre over Pakistan match; day's top stories

Today's top stories: 58 people, most working at a tea estate, have died after consuming spurious liquor; the Committee of Administrators has decided to consult the Centre over the Indian team's match with Pakistan at the World Cup; questions over PM Modi's whereabouts during the Pulwama attack divide Congress and BJP, and more.

Parliament updates: Rajya Sabha scraps no-detention policy, passes amendments to RTE, NCTE bills; house adjourned till tomorrow
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Parliament updates: Rajya Sabha scraps no-detention policy, passes amendments to RTE, NCTE bills; house adjourned till tomorrow

Parliament LIVE updates: TMC MP Derek O'Brien hit out at BJP's defence over the situation in Kashmir in Rajya Sabha. Derek said, "When finance minister makes guest appearance for Home minister, people know there's a strong message coming from the government."

Arun Jaitley says 3 lakh poor benefited from Ayushman Bharat; stresses need to raise rural sector’s contribution
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Arun Jaitley says 3 lakh poor benefited from Ayushman Bharat; stresses need to raise rural sector’s contribution

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that about 3 lakh poor people have benefited from Ayushman Bharat health scheme in the last one-and-a-half months.

Terrorists have to be dealt with a firm hand to protect human rights of citizens, says Arun Jaitley
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Terrorists have to be dealt with a firm hand to protect human rights of citizens, says Arun Jaitley

Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens, Union minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Budget Session 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind stresses on farmer, minority welfare in address to Parliament
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Budget Session 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind stresses on farmer, minority welfare in address to Parliament

Delivering his maiden address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, Kovind said that the Modi government will do everything to empower the minorities

Gujarat polls: BJP has always been a pro-Hindutva party, others trying to clone 'original', says Arun Jaitley
Politics

Gujarat polls: BJP has always been a pro-Hindutva party, others trying to clone 'original', says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said that the BJP has always been seen as a pro-Hindutva party, and suggested that now other parties have been trying to replicate their political stance

Arun Jaitley slams P Chidambaram, says 'azaadi or autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir' is against national interest
Politics

Arun Jaitley slams P Chidambaram, says 'azaadi or autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir' is against national interest

Attributing the Kashmir problem to the flawed policy of the Congress, Jaitley said that its position on "azadi" for Jammu and Kashmir was against national interest

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka for bilateral meet; Rohingya crisis, Teesta River deal likely to be discussed
India

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka for bilateral meet; Rohingya crisis, Teesta River deal likely to be discussed

Sushma Swaraj arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on a two-day visit to attend a joint consultative committee meeting to review bilateral ties

Swaraj, Jaitley raise H1B visa issue but US Labor Dept is tightening regulations anyway
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Swaraj, Jaitley raise H1B visa issue but US Labor Dept is tightening regulations anyway

The form with the maximum open source information on H1B workers - the Labor Condition Application is set to ask for much more details than it ever has in the years since the existence of the H1B visa.

DEA Secy Subhash Chandra Garg: 'States getting more untied funds, their finances more robust, not worse off'
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DEA Secy Subhash Chandra Garg: 'States getting more untied funds, their finances more robust, not worse off'

In a rare on camera interaction on the nuts and bolts of centre state finances and the backroom work that went into rolling out the Goods and Services Tax, Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs spoke with <em>Firstpost</em> in Washington D.C after the annual IMF meetings. Garg is a 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service officer from the Rajasthan cadre and took over the DEA Secretary role mid-year 2017 after his predecessor Shaktikanta Das retired.

Cut interest rate, reduce price of money, FICCI urges RBI
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Cut interest rate, reduce price of money, FICCI urges RBI

President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Pankaj Patel has called on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to reduce the price of money for Indian business by easing the fiscal deficit and inflation targets and allowing the rupee to depreciate against major currencies.

Jaitley tells investors at FICCI meet in US: 'India is liberal, open economy, we get tough things done'
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Jaitley tells investors at FICCI meet in US: 'India is liberal, open economy, we get tough things done'

Jaitley spoke at an ‘India Opportunity’ event put together by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the IMF headquarters in Washington DC where the annual Fund Bank meetings are on.

During Jaitley US trip, Universal Basic Income idea for India in IMF spotlight
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During Jaitley US trip, Universal Basic Income idea for India in IMF spotlight

As economists nitpick on the economy’s growth numbers - the new bling in the Indian politics, the parallel undercurrent of direct income transfers as an idea whose time has come is undeniable.

Arun Jaitley at Harvard University drums up upside of GST, heads to IMF meetings
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Arun Jaitley at Harvard University drums up upside of GST, heads to IMF meetings

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley wound up his Ivy League speech circuit drumming up yet again the merits of the Goods and Services tax and the tax net that has “widened” after demonetisation.

Jaitley stoutly defends demonetisation, GST at Columbia University; next stop Harvard
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Jaitley stoutly defends demonetisation, GST at Columbia University; next stop Harvard

India’s finance minister is playing up the country’s latest political hot potato - a (slowing) economy as a big win for speedy reforms, a cleaner political funding system and pushed back against those in "civic society who have only problems for every solution.”

'Amartya Sen rushed in on demonetisation': Jagdish Bhagwati says he wasn't foolish enough to do so
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'Amartya Sen rushed in on demonetisation': Jagdish Bhagwati says he wasn't foolish enough to do so

Celebrated right-wing professor Jagdish M Bhagwati fired a fresh salvo against Nobel laureate and bête noire Amartya Sen.