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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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Gogoi slams Delhi on funds, issues order to DCs

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi hands over a heifer to a woman dairy farmer in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB photos Guwahati, June 29: Assam... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150630/jsp/northeast/story_28642.jsp
Sahibganj first district to have toilets under Clean Ganga project

Sahibganj, a picturesque district in Jharkhand skirted by the Rajmahal Hills, is where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious programme to stop... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/sahibganj-first-district-to-have-toilets-under-clean-ganga-project-115062900045_1.html
CM asks depts to raise revenue

Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed various departments to raise revenue to make up funds required for continuance of Central welfare schemes... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/cm-asks-depts-to-raise-revenue.html
State to get Rs 2,148 cr less Central aid per yr

Bhubaneswar: The State government is set to lose central funds to the tune of Rs 2148 crore in some of the important welfare schemes following... ...

http://odishatv.in/odisha-to-lose-rs-2148-crore-annually-in-central-schemes/
Odisha stands to lose Rs.2148 crore in severe fund slash

With the flow of Central funds under several schemes being stopped and the Central share being reduced in a few others, Odisha stands to lose... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/odisha/odisha-stands-to-lose-rs-2148-crore-in-severe-fund-slash/72002.html

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