1. Subramanian Swamy hits out at Arun Jaitley again, says satisfied with work of Modi government but not with FM

Subramanian Swamy hits out at Arun Jaitley again, says satisfied with work of Modi government but not with FM

There seems to be no end to the feud between controversial BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2016 10:49 AM
There seems to be no end to the feud between controversial BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (PTI) There seems to be no end to the feud between controversial BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (PTI)

There seems to be no end to the feud between controversial BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Swamy has again taken a swipe at FM Jaitley, saying, “he was satisfied with the work of the PM Narendra Modi government but unsatisfied with that of finance minister Arun Jaitley”. On whether India could be a tax haven, or not, he said the way the economy was heading, the income-tax department should be closed and all taxmen engaged in projects like building roads. “I am unsatisfied with the finance minister and only PM knows how he is dealing with him,” Swamy said, according to a Times of India report.

Earlier, Swamy has targeted Jaitley over several issues- chiefly on the Finance Minister’s performance. The growing animosity is so serious that even top leaders of BJP have indicated that Swamy should rein in his aggressive instincts and follow the party line. He is a Rajya Sabha member while Jaitley is the Leader of the Opposition in the Upper House.

Earlier, BJP leaders said that Swamy had overstepped the “limits of decency” while “weakening the foundations of the government” with his public criticism, including what could be construed as personal attacks against Jaitley.

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    Balakrishnan
    Oct 18, 2016 at 12:05 am
    SirWhat swany said is correct. He is underperforming FM. He talks more like BJP media spokesperson, but do less. Hope.PM reign in and act.
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    1. anil raina
      Oct 17, 2016 at 10:16 am
      yes i agree with swamy here, somehow that type of dynamism is not shown by the Jaitly as by other ministers. And finance department is the key pillar of economic development of any country so Jaitly need to perform better or handover to some other more efficient person. Soon its done better for all.
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        Arvind
        Oct 17, 2016 at 5:33 am
        Their is a point in Dr Swamy's criticism of Jaitly. The FM ,Jaitly is found wanting in many decisions that require to be taken to bring about dynamism to the Indian economy. He is better of as a law minister than an FM. Jaitly's services need to be directed to another suitable portfolio and away from finance.The earlier the better for the Indian economy.
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