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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 23, 2014

Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google’s proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement.... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.
Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Jul 16, 2014

A Deluge of Comment on Net Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has received hundreds of thousands of comments on a plan that would govern how data is passed along through the Internet... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.
Minimum government is not the same as Modi's lean govt

Jul 18, 2014

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Plans to favor some Internet packets over others threaten consumers’ hard-won right to use encryption, a digital privacy advocate says. Activists and tech companies fended off efforts in the U.S. in the 1990s to ban Internet encryption or give the go... #European Commission #Joaquín Almunia #Google Inc.