Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 14:56
Odisha does not have any "special disadvantage" to get special category status and it should focus on "other windows" to get more assistances from the Centre, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 17:11
Acute coal shortage in the country is affecting various sectors, including power.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:30
Planning Commission member Arun Maira today said that making it mandatory for corporates to spend 2 per cent of their profits on CSR will not benefit the society if they continue to adopt corrupt practices that are damaging to the environment.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 22:20
Planning Commission is likely to come out soon with a Cabinet note on providing `special category` status to Andhra Pradesh for development of the Seemandhra region.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 21:16
Government on Wednesday said there is a noticeable decline in below poverty line population in the country between 2004 and 2012.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 22:21
The new government will inherit a better economy with comfortable inflation and stable external sector which would revive growth and investments, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:48
The Planning Commission has circulated a Cabinet note seeking to implement the recommendations of the B K Chaturvedi Committee to ensure coal supply for captive power plants (CPPs).
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 15:41
The number of poor in the country declined to 27 crore in 2011-12, from 40.74 crore in 2004-05, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 19:41
A team of senior Jammu and Kashmir Government officials would hold discussions with the Planning Commission on January 23 to firm up resource position for the state`s Annual Plan for 2014-15.
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 21:35
Ahead of the RBI's quarterly policy review, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday said controlling inflation should not be the only target of central banks.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:54
India has not done well in manufacturing and it needs to create infrastructure for boosting industrial growth, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 21:02
Ajay Chandrakar rubbished a news report which claimed that Narendra Modi "derided" Jharkhand while drawing a comparison with Chhattisgarh on parameters of development and poverty.
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