25 August 2019
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Former Union minister Arun Jaitley died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi yesterday. He’ll be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat today. Stay with TOI for all updates.

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Known for his sharp political insights, Jaitley would point out the Indira Gandhi government’s failure to anticipate that forced co-habitation would foster an unlikely partnership between disparate opposition groups and help form the Janata Party that unseated her in 1977.

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Though there is no official confirmation or denial of a meeting between top intelligence officers and detained J&K leaders Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, Omar’s National Conference rubbished such reports. PDP sources, however, said that some “govt officials” did meet the two leaders and asked them to help in the restoration of normalcy upon their […]

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Former Union minister Arun Jaitley died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi yesterday. He’ll be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat today. Stay with TOI for all updates.

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On Friday, Sitharaman had announced that all pending refunds of MSMEs will be cleared over the next 30 days and going forward, no dues will be pending for more than 60 days. On Sunday, she is due to brainstorm with officials from CBIC as well as GST Network, the company that provides the IT backbone, […]

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday after a long struggle against diabetes and more recently soft tissue sarcoma. His passing was deeply and spontaneously mourned by leaders across the ideological spectrum and by people from all walks whose lives he had touched in the course of a sterling legal and political career […]

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Of the nearly 250 stone-pelting incidents in the Valley between August 5-22, around 220 were reported from Srinagar alone. In contrast, Pulwama, a recent hub of terror activity, recorded just six stone-pelting protests since restrictions were imposed in view of scrapping Article 370. Apart from brief spike on Fridays and Aug 15, such cases showed […]

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Though Kumar clarified his remarks on Friday, the view that uncertainty over the government’s response should not linger grew stronger. The economic package, already in an advanced state of readiness, was given the final touches and word went out that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will speak to the media — a detailed briefing that lasted […]

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in a condolence message, described Jaitley as an eminent lawyer, an excellent orator, a very good administrator and an outstanding parliamentarian. In his condolence message to Jaitley’s wife Sangeeta, Singh said, “In his death our country has lost a great leader who always worked for the betterment of society.”

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The party had nominated Jaitley to contest the 2014 general elections from this prestigious seat. Pitted against him was Congress strongman Amarinder Singh. Soon after, we stepped out with him for his election meetings across the holy town. The April heat was oppressive but Jaitley remained his calm self, interacting with voters in chaste Punjabi.

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