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Hopefully next govt will implement GST: Montek

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 22:17

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Sunday exuded confidence that whoever forms the next government would be in a position to implement key reforms, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Bhave, Abraham officers of terrific integrity, says Montek

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 20:17

Coming in defence of former SEBI chief C B Bhave and its former member K M Abraham, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said that they are officers of "terrific integrity" and CBI has not charged them with anything.

Montek, Li discuss steps to boost India-China economic ties

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 19:17

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Wednesday called on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and discussed steps to enhance India-China economic cooperation.

Montek calls for lifting of restrictions on renewable energy

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:01

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday stressed on lifting of the restrictions on renewable energy.

Odisha doesn't have special disadvantage to get special status: Montek

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.

Cabinet note on implementing GoM suggestions on coal mining

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 17:11

Acute coal shortage in the country is affecting various sectors, including power.

`Spending 2% on CSR won`t help if cos keep damaging environment`

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.

Special category status to AP: Planning Commission`s proposal on Friday

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.

Decline in below poverty line population: Govt

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.

New govt will inherit a better economy: Montek

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.

PlanCom prepares Cabinet note on coal for captive power plants

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).

Number of poor down to 27 cr in 2011-12: Govt

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.