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PM Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:02

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.

Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Narendra Modi seeks ideas to replace Soviet-style planning

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:50

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.

Govt decision to replace Plan Comm kneejerk, half-baked: Cong

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:48

Congress on Tuesday opposed the government`s decision to replace the Planning Commission with a new body terming it a "kneejerk and half-baked decision" and favoured a "restructuring instead of dismantling" of the plan panel.

CPI(M) slams govt decision to scrap Planning Commission

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:30

CPI(M) Tuesday attacked the BJP-led government for announcing the winding up of the Planning Commission without any discussion in Parliament and said this "arbitrary move" would only facilitate private capital profit maximisation at the cost of welfare programmes.

PM Modi seeks ideas on new institution to replace Planning Commission

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:37

Taking forward his initiative to involve common citizens in nation building, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday invited suggestions on the new institution that would replace Planning Commission.

PM invites ideas from people on new plan body

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:35

Taking a step further towards scrapping the Planning Commission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday invited ideas from the people on the new institution to replace the plan body.

Trinamool opposes move to abolish Planning Commission

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:30

Trinamool Congress on Sunday opposed the Centre`s move to abolish Planning Commission, saying the party did not believe that such an institution could be abolished "like this".

Govt against high taxation; both pro-business, pro-poor: FM

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 18:35

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government does not believe in a high taxation regime but is being pro-business and pro-poor at the same time.

Modi`s maiden I-Day speech comes under fire from Left parties

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 00:44

Left parties were on Friday critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech with CPI(M) questioning the announcement that the government will abolish the Planning Commission while CPI charged that he failed to talk about empowering people.

Modi scraps Planning Commission; announces financial inclusion scheme

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 14:47

Soviet-style Planning Commission will be scrapped soon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Friday while unveiling his economic agenda inviting global businesses to make India their manufacturing base and launching a financial inclusion scheme for poor families.

Planning Commission-vestige of socialist era to become history

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:50

The 64-year-old Planning Commission, a vestige of the socialist era, will soon become history.

Industry lauds PM's clear signals to make India manufacturing, export hub

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:46

Seeking requisite policy support and implementation measures, the industry on Friday said the Prime Minister gave clear signals to domestic and global investors to make India an international manufacturing and export hub.