Govt to highlight development initiatives before people

Faced with Opposition attack on issues including land ordinance and budget provisions, government on Friday huddled to work out a strategy to highlight its development initiatives.

Amarinder blames Badal for FC's debt relief refusal to Punjab

Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for the Finance Commission's refusal to provide debt relief to Punjab despite the state having been identified as debt-stressed by the commission along with Kerala and West Bengal.

Finance Commission recommendations 'loss' for Bihar: Nitish to PM Modi

Describing recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission as "regressive" for resource-hit states like Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday send a protest letter and sought special arrangements for the state against the expected loss.

14th Finance Commission: J&K to get maximum grant of Rs 60,000 crore

Among 11 revenue-deficit states, Jammu and Kashmir will get the maximum grant of about Rs 60,000 crore in five-year period ending March 2020, as per the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission which have been "in-principle" accepted by the government.

Finance panel team to meet UP officials

A team from the 14th Finance Commission will meet officials of the Uttar Pradesh government, officials said.

Nitish Kumar seeks 50:50 share of revenue between Centre, states

Bihar government will ask for 50:50 sharing of tax revenue between Centre and states from 14th Finance Commission to make recommendation.

BJP, Cong seek more funds for Gujarat from central revenues

The 14th Finance Commission, which began its two-day visit to Gujarat on Monday, received memorandums from ruling BJP and opposition Congress seeking more funds from central revenue pool for the state.

TN Budget 2012: Proposal for 14.5% tax on liquor

The Tamil Nadu government has proposed 14.5 per cent tax on liquor as part of efforts to generate Rs 1,500 crore revenue.

Plan panel to examine states` complaints on Finance Commission

The Planning Commission has constituted a high level committee to look into complaints that the 13th Finance Commission (2010-2015) has deprived many states like Tripura of its resources, a state minister said.

Largest allocation by Finance Commission: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
on Tuesday said the 13th Finance Commission had provided Rs
57,832.70 crore to the state which is highest till date.

Orissa Finance Commission recommendations

Asking Orissa Government to
stress on girl education, the third state finance commission
today recommended expenditure of Rs 4480.85 crore for the
development of gram panchayats and urban local bodies in the
next five years.

India against hasty withdrawal of stimulus

India has cautioned against
immediate withdrawal of stimulus packages by the governments
as it may lead to "collapse" of the world economy.

13th Finance Commission report to be reflected in Budget: FM

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
on Wednesday said recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission,
which submitted its report to President Pratibha Patil earlier
in the day, will be reflected in the Budget 2010-11.

Finance Commission suggests new path for fiscal consolidation

The Finance Commission, which makes recommendations on sharing of tax revenues by the Centre and States, has suggested a new path for fiscal prudence in its report submitted to President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday.

Govt extends term of Finance Commission by 3 months

The government Thursday extended the term of the Thirteenth Finance Commission (TFC) by three months up to January 31, 2010, and asked it to submit its report by December.