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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......

Key social and welfare schemes face fiscal surgery

A day after the prime minister talked about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at length, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley more than halved the central government's financial support to his much-celebrated......

NITI Aayog: States react with caution, want fine print

Andhra Pradesh mulls its own body; Telangana hopes to get funds without shackles; Congress-ruled states such as Kerala, Karnataka and Assam express concern State governments, even those run by the......

'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......
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Continue Funds for Key Plans, State Plea to Centre

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has requested the Centre to provide Rs 3,000 crore to continue implementation of several key programmes which... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Continue-Funds-for-Key-Plans-State-Plea-to-Centre/2015/05/04/article2796654.ece
Centre

NEW DELHI: With the centrally-sponsored Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) coming to an end with the Planning Commission, Centre today assured the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/States-Need-Not-Worry-Over-the-End-of-Backward-Region-Fund-Centre/2015/04/30/article2790833.ece
Jairam blasts fin panel formula

Cautioning against the government's decision to allocate 42 per cent of the tax revenue to states as part of the 14th Finance Commission... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/473874/jairam-blasts-fin-panel-formula.html
Over Rs 5,000 crore for Panchayati Raj schemes remains unspent

Over Rs 5,000 crore for schemes, especially the Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF), under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj remains unspent, a... ...

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Sikkim State BJP President hands Petition to BJP National President

Press Release Petition Letter The Sikkim State Bharatiya Janta Party President Shri Palden Wangchuk Khangsharpa handed petition to BJP National... ...

http://voiceofsikkim.com/sikkim-state-bjp-president-hands-petition-to-bjp-national-president/

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