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Rajan defends report on states, says it will encourage growth

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 20:44

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday defended his development index for measuring backwardness of states, saying the aim is to "encourage development" and "everything over and above that is a political spin."

Gujarat not the most developed state, claims Raghuram Rajan panel report

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:08

The six-member Raghuram Rajan committee said in its report on Thursday that Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are the least developed states in the country.

`Goa, Kerala, TN most developed; Odisha, Bihar, MP lag behind`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:02

The six-member Raghuram Rajan Panel has said in its reports that Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are the least developed states in the country.

Nitish welcomes Chidambaram setting panel for backwardness; BJP fumes

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 18:04

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he will wait for the Centre`s decision on granting special category to Bihar, despite BJP terming the government`s proposal of forming a panel for deciding backwardness of states as an "illusory".

Backwardness must not hinder in accessing justice: CJI

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 22:18

Social and economic backwardness must not be a hindrance for people in accessing justice, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said on Friday.

JD(U), RJD in blame game over Bihar`s backwardness

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 20:04

Campaign for the bypoll to Daraunda Assembly constituency in Bihar`s Siwan district reached a crescendo.

Jaitley criticises Congress, RJD for Bihar`s backwardness

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 18:51

Slamming Congress and RJD for Bihar`s backwardness, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday accused them of entering into a `secret pact` to fight the ongoing assembly polls separately and join hands later.

Class-V student fails to write his name, Court summons school

Last Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 15:42

When 10-year-old Bikash Moharana deposed before a local court here as witness in the murder case of his father, little did he know that his educational backwardness would be exposed in public.

Advani blames Cong-NCP rule for backwardness in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 23:34

Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday blamed the ten-year-long Congress-NCP rule in Maharashtra for "backwardness" of the state on industrial and power fronts.