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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......

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......

Full text of the Justice Lodha IPL verdict

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha. Photograph: PTI Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended from the Indian Premier League for two years for betting activities of their key officials,......

Boxing India claims ignorance about AIBA's ad-hoc committee

The state units affiliated to Boxing India on Wednesday claimed ignorance about the International Boxing Association's decision to constitute an ad-hoc committee for administrating the sport in......
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Stage set for TDP's Mahanadu

: The stage is set for the commencement of the Telugu Desam Party's Mahanadu, the three-day conclave, at Tirupati from Friday. The Mahanadu this... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/stage-set-for-tdps-mahanadu/article8653272.ece
Cancer care on NEC agenda

Guwahati, May 26: Improving cancer care in the Northeast will figure prominently at the two-day 65th North Eastern Council (NEC) plenary, which... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160527/jsp/northeast/story_87876.jsp
'Quota given on basis of report quashed by SC'

The matter had reached the high court following a petition filed by Murari Lal Gupta, a resident of Bhiwani, seeking directions to quash the block... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Quota-given-on-basis-of-report-quashed-by-SC/articleshow/52458633.cms
Law aspirants from Maha to get 25% concession in MNLU-N fees

Nagpur: Here's good news for those aspiring to pursue education from Maharashtra National Law University-Nagpur (MNLU-N) in city. Those having... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Law-aspirants-from-Maha-to-get-25-concession-in-MNLU-N-fees/articleshow/52457137.cms
Mumbai traffic police net over 109 crore as fine from 97 lakh offenders in 5 years

MUMBAI: The traffic police have collected over Rs 109 crore as fine from over 97 lakh errant motorists and bikers between 2011 and 2015, a recently... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Mumbai-traffic-police-net-over-109-crore-as-fine-from-97-lakh-offenders-in-5-years/articleshow/52457300.cms

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