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Despite being out of office, former PM Manmohan Singh still a busy man

Jun 25, 2014

Despite being out of office, former PM Manmohan Singh still a busy man

Having occupied the country's most important executive post for a decade, Manmohan Singh was without doubt a busy man. A month after he stepped down following his party's election loss, the former prime minister is settling down to a busy routine of another kind. #Politics #India #Manmohan Singh #Rajya Sabha #Planning Commission #parliament
Plan panel worked as control commission, replace it: IEO

Jun 23, 2014

Plan panel worked as control commission, replace it: IEO

The assessment sent to the prime minister recommended that a new think tank be set up with experts of domain knowledge to replace the plan body. #NewsTracker #Planning Commission #Finance Commission #IEO
Seemandhra does not meet norms for special category: Planning Commission

Jun 13, 2014

Seemandhra does not meet norms for special category: Planning Commission

The residual Andhra Pradesh commonly known as Seemandhra cannot be accorded the status of special category under the current norms, said Planning Commission. #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Planning Commission #Telangana #National Development Council #Special Category Status #Seemandhra #Inderjit Singh Rao
No major restructuring of Planning Commission on the cards

Jun 05, 2014

No major restructuring of Planning Commission on the cards

As for the current fiscal, sources said, the Commission will not play any major role in deciding Plan expenditure allocations for ministries and states. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Planning Commission #Narendra Modi government #16th Lok Sabha
Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

May 28, 2014

Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Modi must be persuaded into making the 45-ministry government the first step of an ideological leap of faith. #Disinvestment #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Planning Commission #Swatantra Party #Minimum governance

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Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Jul 11, 2014

FCC approves plan to spend $1B a year on school Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to spend US$2 billion over the next two years on improving Wi-Fi networks at schools and libraries, despite questions from Republican commissioners about the source of those funds. The FCC, in a 3-... #Federal Communications Commission #U.S. Republican Party
Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Jul 11, 2014

Chicago panel approves Wrigley Field renovation much larger than last year's $500 million plan

Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved a major expansion of planned renovations including several more electronic signs and erecting a Jumbotr... #Federal Communications Commission #U.S. Republican Party
Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Jul 11, 2014

Sandra Day O'Connor decries judge elections

The retired U.S. Supreme Court justice has released a plan for revamping the selection process for state court judges with the Quality Judges Initiative, which advocates to replace elections for judges with bipartisan nominating commissions... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States
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