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Finance Comm gives more power to states but the Finmin just watered down co-operative federalism
Business

Finance Comm gives more power to states but the Finmin just watered down co-operative federalism

The action taken report by the finance ministry says it has accepted the recommendation on Centre-state transfers “in principle”

Message to Lutyens power elite from Finance Commission: Pack up and go
India

Message to Lutyens power elite from Finance Commission: Pack up and go

The 14th Finance Commission Report decisively shifts economic powers to the states, making them collectively much larger than the centre in terms of financial and political power. The Lutyens power elite cannot fatten itself on Delhi anymore

Finance Commission report: Modi's federalism gets boost with bonanza for states
Economy

Finance Commission report: Modi's federalism gets boost with bonanza for states

The Commission headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor, YV Reddy, has gone a step further beyond the resource sharing recommendations all Finance Commissions do and outlined a new paradigm of Centre-state relations.

Budget 2015: Check out the Finance Commission's tips to fix fiscal deficit
Economy

Budget 2015: Check out the Finance Commission's tips to fix fiscal deficit

The Commission has patted states on the back for largely meeting the fiscal consolidation targets set for them, while rapping the Centre on the knuckles for not being disciplined enough and amending the FRBM Act and Rules at its will.

Amit Shah praises Modi govt for accepting Finance Commission's recommendations
Politics

Amit Shah praises Modi govt for accepting Finance Commission's recommendations

BJP presdient Amit Shah congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government for accepting the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission.

Finance Commission upbeat on GST roll out, moots fund to compensate states
Economy

Finance Commission upbeat on GST roll out, moots fund to compensate states

The government tabled the GST bill in the Lok Sabha in December and is hopeful to pass the landmark legislation in the budget session.

Finance Commission suggestions: Now alter central govt sponsored schemes as needed, PM tells CMs
Business

Finance Commission suggestions: Now alter central govt sponsored schemes as needed, PM tells CMs

In a letter to all Chief Ministers, Modi said the states are free to change Centrally Sponsored Schemes and plan the course of their development.

Finance Commission tips on tax will have
Business

Finance Commission tips on tax will have "serious effects", says Abhijit Sen in dissent note

Sen said he is “constrained” with the fact that detailed discussions among the members of the commission on various topics haven’t fully translated to the recommendations

Planning Comm 2.0: Experts put their heads together on new avatar for central body
Economy

Planning Comm 2.0: Experts put their heads together on new avatar for central body

Suggestions made by the different experts have been noted and would be forwarded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Adopt cautious approach on area-based tax sops: Jaya to Modi govt
Politics

Adopt cautious approach on area-based tax sops: Jaya to Modi govt

The Tamil Nadu government has asked the Modi government to adopt a cautious approach on the 'complex issue' of providing area-based tax exemptions.

Plan panel worked as control commission, replace it: IEO
India

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.

Gujarat, TN top economic freedom index; Chhattisgarh moving up the ranks consistently
Economy

Gujarat, TN top economic freedom index; Chhattisgarh moving up the ranks consistently

Many states are improving their economic freedom rankings; but, ironically, the centre is beginning to encroach on their ability to improve further.

Maha seeks Rs 3.46 lakh crore from 14th Finance Commission
Mumbai

Maha seeks Rs 3.46 lakh crore from 14th Finance Commission

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday asked the 14th Finance Commission to provide Rs 3.46 lakh crore for a period of five years considering the growing urbanisation in the state.

Tripura seeks Rs 67,104.82 cr from Finance Commission
Economy

Tripura seeks Rs 67,104.82 cr from Finance Commission

Tripura also requested for waiver of Rs 383 crore of Central loans. <br /><br />