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Ceasefire Violation: Border Firing Declines

After a weeklong violence in the International border of Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a decline in the firing from the Pakistani rangers. Though there were 4 targeted BSF posts in Kathua district, in the Jammu and Samba district, it seemed to be a peaceful night on Thursday. There was no loss of life or damage reported. On Friday, ...

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Jaitley warns Pakistan, ‘Our Forces will make the Cost of Adventurism Unaffordable’

As ceasefire violations are continued by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border of Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that Pakistan must stop unprovoked firing and shelling on the border and warned, "If Pakistan persists with this adventurism, our forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable." Jaitley, who has been discharged from hospital on Thursday, warned ...

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E-Visa to be Introduced at 9 Airports Soon

The e-visa or Electronic Travel Authorisation (e-Visa) will be introduced in a phased manner at nine airports in India, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech on Thursday. The necessary infrastructure would be put in place within the next six months. Mr Jaitley said that tourism is one of the largest job creators globally. The facility of e-Visa ...

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RBI has chosen to maintain a Balance between Growth and Inflation while keeping the Policy Rates Unchanged

RBI has chosen to maintain a Balance between Growth and Inflation while keeping the Policy Rates Unchanged and Followed a Caliberated Approach to that effect: FM  Following is the text of the Statement of the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley with regard to RBI Policy announced today: “The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced the SLR by 50 basic ...

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Elections: Priyanka’s comment about Smriti shows arrogance says, Jaitley

BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s comment about Smriti Irani in Amethi showed her “arrogance at its worst”. “Mrs. Vadra’s statement yesterday (Sunday) on Smriti Irani, denying her existence by asking a question ‘who’, displays arrogance at its worst,” Jaitley said in his blog. Asked about Irani’s prospects in the election against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, Priyanka ...

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Gandhis are under siege, says Jaitley

  Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday attacked the Congress, saying the “Gandhis are under siege” and the party appears to be getting “more and more desperate”. Commenting on media reports that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wanted to contest against Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi, Jaitley in his blog Monday ...

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