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Jaitley admitted to hospital again

Jaitley had to skip G20 Finance Ministers meet for health reasons

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has returned to hospital for a check-up after an operation to treat his diabetes, his doctor said on Monday, adding the minister was doing well and should leave soon. Jaitley had to skip a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia last weekend after gastric bypass surgery to treat weight gain he has suffered because of a long-standing diabetic condition. The 61-year-old lawyer, who also holds the defence portfolio in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, cancelled a public engagement on Monday and returned to the New ...

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First Published: Tue, September 23 2014. 00:04 IST