Plan Comm to take views of states on Rajan report: Official

Planning Commission will hold wider consultation with stakeholders, including states, before firming up its views on the controversial Rajan panel report that has suggested abolishing the special category status to states.

Oct 20, 2013, 11:31 AM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 21:47 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 21:33 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 21:17 PM IST

‘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".

Dec 27, 2012, 18:29 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 18:09 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 16:16 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 15:58 PM IST

Nitish makes strong pitch for special category status to Bihar

Nitish also demanded the constitution of an expert group to examine and recommend appropriate policy measures to overcome development disabilities of Bihar.

Dec 27, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 14:43 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

12th Plan approval to be delayed by a month

Earlier, the country's apex policy making body NDC was scheduled to approve the 12th Plan document in September.

Aug 12, 2012, 11:37 AM IST

NDC targets 9% growth in 12th Plan

The National Development Council, the country's highest decision-making body, Saturday set 9 percent growth target for the 12th Plan despite slowing economy amidst concerns of double dip global recession.

Oct 22, 2011, 20:29 PM IST

Pranab, Montek ask states to raise power rates

The Centre on Saturday asked states to raise electricity charges to improve the financial health of power distribution companies, which are facing difficulty in raising fund from banks on account of poor balance sheet.

Oct 22, 2011, 17:26 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2011, 21:36 PM IST

NDC, two schools on Lashkar radar: Govt

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

Nov 05, 2009, 08:36 AM IST