Shashi Kapoor, Montek Singh conferred Padma awards

India`s first woman photographer
Homai Vyarawalla, yesteryear
actor Shashi Kapoor and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia
were among those who were conferred the Padma awards on Friday.

‘Pranab’s appointment as FM concerned US’

The latest from the WikiLeaks reveals how top US policy makers always kept an eye on India.

Plan Panel approves Rs 24,000 cr annual outlay for Bihar

To uplift Bihar from bottom of
development index, the Planning Commission on Tuesday raised annual
outlay for the state by 20 percent to Rs 24,000 crore with
emphasis on power sector for 2011-12 financial year.

Premji, Brajesh, Montek named for Padma Vibhushan

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji,
Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh
Ahaluwalia, former diplomat Brajesh Mishra and Telugu thespian
A Nageshwara Rao were on Tuesday chosen for Padma Vibhushan, this year.

Not reaching out to NRIs for money: Ahluwalia

The Indian government is not reaching out to NRIs for their money but wants them to take more interest in this country, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Sunday.

Now Anil Shastri supports Nath, targets Montek

After attacking fuel price hike,
a senior Congress leader has targeted Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia, telling him that the Government is run by "elected representatives and not the plan panel".