NDC meeting: Time limit helped us accommodate 40 speakers, says PM

Virtually brushing aside Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s angry walk out of the NDC meeting, PM Manmohan Singh said electronically imposed time limit had helped in accommodating 40 speakers.

Give flexibility to states in implementation of schemes: Hooda

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday urged the Centre to allow flexibility to states in implementation of centrally-sponsored schemes.

Delhi gang-rape: CMs voice concern, want effective steps to protect women

Condemning rape of a 23-year-old woman here, a number of Chief Ministers on Thursday expressed concern over the issue of safety of women in the country and sought more effective steps in this regard.

‘Arrogant’ Centre treating CMs like school children: Jayalalithaa

After her walkout of NDC meeting, Jayalalithaa accused Centre of treating Chief Ministers as `school children` and charged its "arrogance and intolerance" had grown to "exceedingly extreme limits".

MP CM accuses Centre of encroaching on states` domain

Raising pitch against NCTC and GST, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan slammed Centre`s "conscious and constant" tendency to encroach upon matters falling state governments` domain.

Munda demands special status for Jharkhand

Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday made a strong pitch for granting a special status to the tribal state along with a central package.

Centre responsible for WB debts: Mamata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused it of an "unholy nexus" with the erstwhile Left Front government of West Bengal.

Nitish makes strong pitch for special category status to Bihar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made a strong pitch for it, alleging the Centre`s IMG did not consider the issue with seriousness.

Centre slams Jayalalithaa`s charge

The Centre Thursday rejected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s charge that non-Congress ruled states were discriminated against at the NDC.

Row over poverty; NDC meeting put off by a week

Amid public outcry over Plan
panel`s definition of poverty, the government has decided to postpone the National Development Council`s (NDC) meeting to approve Approach Paper to the 12th Plan by a week to October 22.

NDC, two schools on Lashkar radar: Govt

Two leading boarding schools
located in a north Indian state
are among targets Lashkar-e-