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'Strict decisions have to be made for the good of the poor'

'You cannot judge a government within a month. Give us five years' time.' 'At times, strict economic decisions have to be made for the good of the poor in the long run.' Dharmendra Pradhan, one of......

How we can build 'Indianness'

The new government has to make conscious efforts to rebuild social equality and bring the people together, says Devesh Kapur.  One of the most difficult challenges facing the new government is......

AG finds irregularities worth crores in Naxal-hit Bastar area

Various alleged administrative and financial irregularities worth crores have been pointed out in execution of development works in worst Naxal-hit Bastar district of Chhattisgarh by state......

BJP lost polls wherever Modi campaigned: Digvijaya

Taking a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his visit to Hyderabad, where he is slated to address a public meeting on Sunday, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that the......

Don't play politics on special status issue: Congress

Rejecting Nitish Kumar's charge that Bihar was being discriminated against and ignored by the United Progressive Alliance government, Congress said nobody should play politics on the issue of......

Only 27% of backward region fund spent in 9 months

Only around 27 per cent of the funds allocated to the flagship Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) in the budget has been spent in nine months of the fiscal year. The money is sitting in Delhi and......

'Subsidies cannot be eliminated from the Budget'

Finance secretary Arvind Mayaram (below left) says there is plenty of substance for growth in the Budget. In an edited talk with Vrishti Beniwal, he speaks on subsidies, divestment and the deficit,......

Norms for backward states' funding to be tweaked

To rope in more allies ahead of the general elections, the United Progressive Alliance government might redefine the criteria for allocation of funds under the Backward Region Grant Fund and......

'Effective CSR spending needs a mindset change in top management'

Spending on corporate social responsibility activities by central public sector undertakings has been mandatory since 2010. The new Companies Bill will boost such spending by both public and......

Cabinet clears Rs 12,000-cr package for Bihar

In the backdrop of a demand from political parties in Bihar, led by the government, for special category status, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved allocation of enhanced......

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Q. What are the Highlights of Union Budget 2010-11 ?
:  A. The finance minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee lays emphasis on consolidated growth, improving investment environment, inclusive development and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-highlights-of-union-budget-2010-11-//answers/16641411

  Web results for Backward Region Grant Fund
Centre released Rs 2537.50 crore so far for development of KBK region in Odisha

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: T he Special Plan for Kalahandi, Balangir and Koraput (KBK) districts of Odisha is being funded under the... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=55830
The Legislative Assembly on Friday passed two bills aimed at improving infrastru

Both the Legislative Assembly and the Council on Friday approved amid uproar by the Opposition an appropriation bill that seeks to draw an... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/448720/legislative-assembly-friday-passed-two.html
Under scanner, VIDC brings in slew of measures to end corruption

Nagpur: Having faced flak for corruption and mismanagement, the Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) is now on a revamp mode. In a... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/nagpur/Under-scanner-VIDC-brings-in-slew-of-measures-to-end-corruption/articleshow/45508283.cms
Centre clarifies stand on NE industrial policy

Spl Correspondent NEW DELHI, Dec 12 Ruling out the possibility of recasting the industrial policy, the Centre today formally clarified that the... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec1314/at053
Spl initiatives in 272 districts to remove regional imbalances

essing regional economic imbalances in 272 districts through Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) and providing industrial incentive to special... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/spl-initiatives-in-272-districts-to-remove-regional-imbalances-114121200458_1.html

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