Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today asserted that the issue of according "special category status" to Bihar did not arise as the very concept had been rejected by both the Raghuram Rajan Committee and the Finance Commission. DNA, 3 weeks ago
Kumar was particularly harsh on the NDA government for no mention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promises before the Bihar Assembly polls about a special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore, special status to the state and providing the remaining amount of Rs ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
BIMARU states: Little progress in 2 years, learning crisis for millions of children (Special to IANS)
In 2016, some learning outcomes for 111 million school-age students between ages six and 15 remained mostly unchanged in BIMARU states (Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh), when compared to 2014, after declining for four years, according to ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Monday took the government to task for ignoring the woes of the common man hit hard by demonetisation and attacked Bharatiya Janata Party members for only painting a ‘rosy picture’ to the prime minister as they were ‘scared’. Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, participating in a debate on the Motion of Thanks for President’s address, said it was a ‘disappointment’ as there was nothing new in it. He said every speaker from ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
If there's one budgetary element that has kept the common man happy for two years in a row, it is the unchanged train passenger fares. The BJP government which claimed the Centre in May 2016, has presented two budgets so far, with Union Railway Minister ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
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