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Patnaik meets PM Modi, asks for special status for Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded special category status for his state as well as other assistance from the Centre but remained evasive......

Chandrababu Naidu seeks special category status for residual AP

Andhra Pradesh chief minister-designate N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded special category status for the residual state. “The Andhra Pradesh......

Nitish slams Cong for putting special status issue on 'back burner'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today slammed the Congress saying it has put the issue of special category status for Bihar on the "back burner" under the influence of its "natural ally". "The......

No special category status for Jharkhand, Odisha, Rajasthan

Jharkhand, Odisha and Rajasthan do not meet the criteria for being accorded the special category status, while such proposal from Bihar is under consideration, Parliament was informed on Thursday.......

SP demand for special status poll gimmick, says Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati dismissed as "drama" Samajwadi Party's demand for special category status for Uttar Pradesh, saying they are raising the issue with an eye on the forthcoming......

No Gujarat on Rajan's list of 7 most developed states

The Raghuram Rajan panel report has made a case for ending the 'special category' criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states, as it ranked Goa and Kerala as the most advanced......

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......

For now, Bihar likely to get just a 'backward' boost

Bihar might have been making a very strong pitch to obtain the status of a special-category state, but it could end up getting only the funds it gets under the Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF)......

Sibal writes to states for special status to mobiles

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has written to a committee of state finance ministers asking them to declare mobile phones and tablets as goods of special importance under Central Sales Tax Act, which......

Panel rejects Bihar's demand for special category status

Bihar's long-pending demand for grant of a special category status has received a big jolt, with an inter-ministerial group rejecting the state's request, finding it not feasible. The panel,......

Dil Chahta Hai is 15. Its spirit remains ageless

'The non-cinephiles may hold up Sholay as their personal favourite and the cinephile lot may quote something like 8 1/2 as the movie to load with them on the ark.''But for a good percentage of......

'I get slightly troubled when people see Sherlock Holmes as sexy'

'I was very wary about stepping into the limelight and the populist role like Sherlock Holmes, but the minute I saw who was involved and read the script and the quality of it I thought: I've got......

IOA, ad-hoc committee pursue AIBA Olympics wildcard for Mary Kom

In a last-ditch attempt to fetch M C Mary Kom a berth at the Rio Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association and ad-hoc committee administering boxing in the country have officially sent a request for......

FIA awards: F1 teen sensation Verstappen is hero of the night

Sweeps hat-trick of awards, while Briton Lewis Hamilton picked up his third F1 trophy at the ceremony IMAGE: Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Scuderia Toro Rosso poses with his trophy at the......
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IT majors wait for Mamata's change of heart

Industry takes heart from Trinamool Congress manifesto's silence on the issue, a marked change from the 2011 one, where special economic zones were... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/sezs-it-majors-wait-for-mamatas-change-of-heart/20160628.htm
Indigenous groups want special tag

The Sadou Asom Goria Moria Deshi Jatiya Parishad demanded inclusion of the community in the Original Inhabitant (OI) category in the NRC update... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160628/jsp/northeast/story_93633.jsp
'Andhra Pradesh is Gujarat of the East coast'

The truncated state, despite claims of having started at a disadvantageous position, now comes third in ease of doing business and has a host of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/andhra-pradesh-is-gujarat-of-the-east-coast/20160627.htm
Defence Expert

New Delhi: Defence expert Major General (Retd.) P.K. Sehgal on Monday said Pakistan's assertion that China acted upon its principled stance in... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/obstructionist-china-will-find-it-difficult-to-foil-indias-nsg-bid-defence-expert-news-national-qg1iRLeiddadf.html
India's NSG hopes alive; MEA says talks with China to continue

The Nuclear Suppliers Group, whose membership India failed to get two days back, is likely to meet again before the end of the year to specially... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/indias-nsg-hopes-alive-mea-says-talks-with-china-to-continue/20160626.htm

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