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May 16, 2019
Cyclone Fani aftermath: Naveen Patnaik seeks special status for Odisha; Opposition parties, experts say demand unjustified'In the last five years we had Phailin, Hudhud, Titli and now Fani. In addition to this, we had massive floods,' Naveen Patnaik said.
Apr 01, 2019
Replacing NITI Aayog with Planning Commission will not serve any purpose, both add very little valueIf one looks at the web site of the NITI Aayog and counts the number in the directory, it is well over 500 with various classes of employees including support staff.
Mar 29, 2019
Rahul Gandhi says Congress will scrap NITI Aayog if voted to power, replace it with 'lean' Planning CommissionCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party, if voted to power, will scrap the Niti Aayog.
Mar 28, 2019
Need to reinvent NITI Aayog, empower it to perform functions of Centre-state coordination: Former RBI chief YV ReddyThere is a need to upgrade the NITI Aayog and empower it to perform functions of Centre and state coordination, he said
Mar 27, 2019
Implementation of minimum income scheme proposed by Congress not an easy task, say expertsFinancing Congress President Rahul Gandhi's minimum income scheme, aiming to lift five crore families or 25 crore people out of poverty, may be an uphill task, said several leading economists and social scientists.
Jan 15, 2019
Finance secretary Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; appointed member of 15th Finance CommissionThe appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, finance secretary and secretary, department of expenditure, for a period of one month beyond his superannuation
Dec 21, 2018
NITI Aayog has lost its direction; think tank does not put forward strategic and structural changesIf NITI Aayog wants to push up public invesment, it has to change its policies
Dec 10, 2018
Govt should stop interfering with how IIMs should be run; better focus on primary, secondary educationAnother sore point with centres of excellence – including IIMs – is the government’s reluctance to give them total autonomy over finances.
Nov 14, 2018
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday: From jacket jab to museum mess, BJP has been chipping away at legacy of India's first PMFrom denigrating the first prime minister in political speeches, to undermining the institutions built by Nehru and successive Congress governments, the current government has taken several steps to chip away at the legendary leader’s legacy
Nov 12, 2018
Remembering TN Srinivasan: A towering figure in Indian economics who embraced 1991 liberalisation with passionSrinivasan will definitely be remembered for his contribution to the opening up of the economy, though admittedly a lot of what has happened is due to external pressure (IMF) or political dictum.