New Delhi, Aug. 24 -- BJP stalwart and former finance minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at AIIMS. He was 66. In a brief statement, the hospital said Jaitley died at 12.07 pm. Jaitley, a lawyer by profession, had been a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet in the BJP government's first term. He held the finance and defence portfolios, and often acted as the chief troubleshooter of the government.

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BCCI condoles Arun Jaitley's death

The BCCI on Saturday condoled the demise of Arun Jaitley, describing him a "remarkable statesman" and an "able and respected" cricket administrator. "A remarkable statesman, Mr Jaitley was a passionate cricket follower and will always be remembered as one of the most a...