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Nitish satisfied with plan assistance, to pursue special status

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 19:34

Expressing dissatisfaction over Rs 12,000 crore assistance for Bihar during 12th plan under Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF), CM Nitish Kumar said he would continue to strive for special status.

Karnataka delegation to meet PM on special status for backward region

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 01, 2011, 16:02

Karnataka govt said that an all party delegation would meet PM and Home Minister to press for amendment to Article 371 of the Constitution to provide a special status for the backward Hyderabad-Karnataka region.