AJSU calls Jharkhand shutdown on March 2 for special package

Two opposition parties Saturday called a shutdown March 2 to seek special status for Jharkhand on the lines of that to be given to Seemandra after Telangana is carved out of Andhra Pradesh.

Jharkhand shutdown call March 2 for special package

Two opposition parties Saturday called a shutdown March 2 to seek special status for Jharkhand on the lines of that to be given to Seemandra after Telangana is carved out of Andhra Pradesh.

Jharkhand Cong for special package to backward districts

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) today demanded a special package for four most backward districts of the state.

School girl gang-raped in Assam

A school girl was gang-raped allegedly by four men in Assam`s Dhubri district, two of whom were arrested after being identified by the victim, police said on Thursday.

BJP demands special package for people at IB

Several BJP leaders Tuesday courted arrest with scores of others over demands for a special economic package for people dwelling along the International Border (IB) in Jammu region.

Special package sought for Arunachal minorities

A special package has been sought by the Arunachal Pradesh government for minorities in the state in addition to Rs 260 crore provided by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under the Multi Sectoral Development Programme.

Special package for northeast, hill states: Sonia Gandhi

India should take out seven crore families out of poverty in the next 10 years, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said Monday, while announcing that the government was preparing a special package for the northeast and hill states.

Jharkhand urges Centre for special package

Sushil Kumar Shinde advocated that Jharkhand should have an office of the Damodar Valley Corporation as it has enormous potential for energy even as he was urged for allotting the state a special package.

Never sought special package for Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she had never sought a special package for her state and asserted that her two-day visit to Delhi starting on Monday had no political agenda.

Bihar package: `Tottering` UPA govt trying to survive, says BJP

With the Centre reportedly preparing a special package to Bihar, BJP on Tuesday alleged UPA government was resorting to such tactics to survive.

Centre working on special package for backward states

The Centre is working on a special economic package for backward states including Bihar but virtually ruled out special status for the state.

Haryana seeks special package from Centre on drought

Haryana sought a special package from the Centre to deal with drought-like conditions prevailing in the state.

No special package given to Bihar: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that the UPA government has given no special package to Bihar.

`No problem if Centre gives special package to WB`

Bihar government has no problem if the Centre provides special package to West Bengal, but there should be no discrimination against Bihar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar said.

Pranab mulls special package for northeast

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured the cash-strapped northeast states that his ministry and the Planning Commission would soon work out strategy to provide special financial aid.

Arunachal demands special package

Arunachal Pradesh govt has requested the Centre to provide a special package to the state during the 12th Plan period to boost the agriculture sector.

Chouhan writes to PM, seeks special package for farmers

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged the Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh to sanction a special package for the farmers in the state.

BJP demands special package for flood-hit areas

Accusing the Centre of being a
silent spectator to the misery of people reeling under floods
in Haryana and Punjab, the BJP today sought a special package
for the affected areas.

West Bengal announces special package for Maoists

The West Bengal government today
announced a special package to bring Maoists back to the
mainstream under a `Special Rehabilitation Scheme` formulated
by the Centre.

Special package for Bundelkhand soon, says Pachauri

Centre would give a special
package of Rs 4,310 crore for the development of Bundelkhand
region, Madhya Pradesh Congress President Suresh Pachauri said
on Tuesday.