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.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday urged the Centre to allow flexibility to states in implementation of centrally-sponsored schemes.
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.
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".
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.
Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Thursday made a strong pitch for granting a special status to the tribal state along with a central package.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused it of an "unholy nexus" with the erstwhile Left Front government of West Bengal.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made a strong pitch for it, alleging the Centre`s IMG did not consider the issue with seriousness.
The Centre Thursday rejected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s charge that non-Congress ruled states were discriminated against at the NDC.
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.
Two leading boarding schools
located in a north Indian state
are among targets Lashkar-e-
Day in Pics: 24th December
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