Profile of Arun Jaitley
After dadri lynching many writers have returned their Sahitya Akedemi award in protest. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expresses his views on it and terms it as 'politics of other means'. Let's have a look at it.
Herein lies the difference between UPA's crony capitalism and institutional destruction and NDA's liberalization and anti-corruption
The Congress Party’s stand is understandable. It does not want evidence to be forthcoming in support of the names available with SIT. Are some others ill informed, just indulging in bravado or are they Trojan horses?
'Nobody has ever suggested that the names should not be made public. They should be made public in accordance with the existing due process of law. If that process is violated, you will never get to know the names in future'
Full text of the finance minister's budget speech in Lok Sabha
'The UPA government had taken to increase the fares for both passenger and freight but did not have the courage to implement.'
'“Team India” shall not be limited to the government sitting in Delhi but will also include states as equal partners in the growth of this great Nation'
His words were measured and he would reflect before making a comment. And yet, when he addressed the country, he never came out as a leader.
I do not subscribe to the view that merely because an institution is created by the constitution, it cannot be criticised.
'I cannot conceal my disappointment with the Election Commission. Men in constitutional offices need to be bolder,' says the BJP leader, making the CEC respond with a presser
'I wonder in which category of politics or Rajneeti will corruption in 2G spectrum, and coal block allocation fall'
'It is not only the BJP’s stand that infiltration must be stopped and the infiltrators must be sent back. The Supreme Court described it as a silent invasion of India'
"Attack Modi was the strategy but ‘dilute Rahul’ is the consequence"
'Mrs Vadra has lowered the quality of political discourse by her comments. Language provides a facility where even sharp comments can be made in a dignified manner'
Is Captain Amarinder Singh trying to prejudge the guilt of a person who is perceived to be involved in the riots?
'Most Congress men believe that they were born to rule. Certainly the first family of the Congress firmly believes that'
That is the Congress party's new slogan, says the BJP's leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar
'Rahul Gandhi has reflected his immaturity and desperation by making the ‘Modi marriage’ as a political issue.'
'To generate economic activity in the country so that international and domestic investors both feel that India is a better place for doing business'
Sonia Gandhi, Lalu Yadav, Digvijay Singh, Manishankar Aiyar have all led attacks on Modi, in improper language. It started with Sonia Gandhi’s words “Maut Ka Saudagar”.
People ask all sorts of questions. Even about the Aam Aadmi Party. But no one is asking about the Congress. Is the Congress party disappearing from the mind space?
The BJP candidate from Amritsar has some advice for Jaswant Singh and also some questions for his opponent from the Congress
Was a Himalayan blunder of 1962 in fact a Nehruvian blunder? How prepared are we in our military strategy?
BJP leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha hits back at Rahul Gandhi for comparing Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler: 'The only Indian politician in post independence India who drew inspiration from Adolf Hitler was Smt. Indira Gandhi'
'I am indeed happy and delighted that we have been able to create the separate state of Telangana...I am deeply concerned at the fact that the concerns of the Seemandhra region are not being adequately addressed'