Jaya writes to PM on NCTC, rakes up NDC "treatment"

A day after walking out of the NDC meet, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Friday said renewed moves were being made to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) despite opposition to it by several states.

Non-UPA CMs attack centre at NDC meet

Chief Ministers of non-UPA ruled states on Thursday attacked the Centre, alleging that its policies had slowed down the country`s growth.

Karuna virtually questions Jaya`s action at NDC meet

M Karunanidhi on Thursday said it was normal practice to stipulate time for making speeches but he would condemn if she had indeed been humiliated.

Must address threats to women’s security: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday stressed on the need for women’s participation in the country’s development.

Jayalalithaa leaves NDC meet alleging bias, Centre rejects charge

Angered by the 10-minute limit on her speech, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of the National Development Council meeting.

Ministers don`t listen to PM: Dhumal

Accusing the Centre of meting out
step-motherly treatment to BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh, Chief
Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said PM Manmohan
Singh was sympathetic to the demands but lacked influence over
his ministers.

Centre`s help required for `vibrant` Arunachal: CM

Arunachal CM Jarobam Gamlin on Saturday said no stone should be left unturned in improving infrastructure in the "strategically important" state.

Party politics hindering growth: Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati, who has often accused the Centre of ignoring the
interests of the state, on Saturday stressed on the need to "rise
above party politics" to ensure speedier development of the
backward regions.

‘Water availability, industrial dev thrust areas’

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok
Gehlot on Saturday said the state will focus on increasing
availability of water and industrial development during the
12th Plan period starting next year.

‘Dev strategy has effect of regional inequalities’

The development strategy being
pursued in the country has the effect of widening regional
inequalities and the northeastern states are victims of it,
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Saturday.

Punjab for funds to states on SC population basis

Punjab on Saturday suggested that
disbursement of funds to the states should be done on the
basis of their Scheduled Caste population and contribution of
foodgrains to the national pool by them.

Bihar CM to raise special state issue at NDC meet

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said he would raise the issue of according special state category to state during the meeting of National Development Council.

Naveen to raise KBK issue at NDC meet

Orissa Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik will demand special grant for the undeveloped KBK
(Kalahandi-Balangir-Koraput) region at the National
Development Council (NDC) meeting tomorrow.