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In Dhindsa’s two budgets: Present tense,future perfect

The two consecutive budgets of Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa painted a gloomy picture of the year gone by while holding the promise of a bright one ahead.

14th Finance Commission on 2-day Gujarat visit from today

The state government is going to “plead” higher allocation of Central taxes for the state than the one allocated by the 13th Finance Commission.


‘Utilise unused govt land to generate jobs’

The 13th Finance Commission headed by Vijay L Kelkar has recommended the utilisation of unused and underused government land as a revenue source for financing urban infrastructure.

State seeks funds from Centre for its mega projects

As Maharastra aims to complete its mega transport projects,the state government has presented its list of Viability Gap Funding requirements to the 13th Finance Commission.

Vandalised in 2002,city mosque still in ruins

Nine years after it was demolished during the 2002 riots,Malik Isan mosque in Isanpur area of the city,where World Heritage Day celebrations were organised on Monday,still awaits its restoration but the State Archaeology Department says there is no such plan in the pipeline.

Civic body sets performance targets for its departments

The PMC administration has set several performance targets this year in delivery of various services to match the benchmark set by the 13th Finance Commission to get the maximum performance grants for the civic body.


Gujarat sets up centre for training commandos

The Commando Training Unit will not only aid in upgrading Gujarat forces but also those from other states.

Unhappy with finance panel recommendations,Asim calls meeting

Unhappy with the recommendations of 13th Finance Commission,West Bengal Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta decided to call a meeting of Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers to raise the issue of ‘Centre-state relations’ once again.

Subsidies worsening state fiscal health: Finance panel to YSR

After a long speech in which Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy highlighted the state’s fiscal achievements and records,the 13th Finance Commission...

Finance panel visit: Oppn unites to reject Maya appeal

The Opposition parties have rejected the appeal of Chief Minister Mayawati seeking their cooperation for placing the demands of the state before the 13th Finance Commission.