Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said that the PM suggested that there should be a coordinated policy approach on the agricultural sector and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA).
Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on twitter that PM Modi failed to keep up with his promise he made three years ago at Rourkela of establishing a multi-speciality hospital
Amid demands by some states to review the 15th Finance Commission’s terms of reference, Modi requested the chief ministers present to pitch in “fresh ideas” for incentivising outcome based allocations and expenditure correction.
Mamata Banerjee, Pinarayi Vijayan, N Chandrababu Naidu and H D Kumaraswamy had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the sidelines of the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting and urged the Centre to resolve the issue.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights had recently released its first-ever report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and demanded an international probe into it.
Niti Aayog had last year suggested synchronised, two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum ‘campaign-mode’ disruption to governance.
The day-long meeting of the NITI Aayog — the government’s policy think-tank — will review the work done during the previous year and deliberates upon the development agenda for ‘New India 2022’.
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The world’s leaders hear the Prime Minister and applaud his appeal to embrace diversity; and then they read about happenings in Dadri (Mohammed Akhlaq); Alwar (Pehlu Khan); Una (Dalit boys); and Bhima Koregaon (Dalit gathering). They shake their heads in disbelief and are confused… Whither the diversity that we advocate to the world?
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Stepping up the attack on the PM, Raghav Chadha said, “Stopping democratically elected CM of West Bengal from meeting her counterpart, democratically elected CM of Delhi is extremely petty. Shows the insecurity of PM Modi.”
The BJP and some other organisations have been accusing the Bengal CM of indulging in appeasement of Muslims for political reasons.
The dinner was organised in the backdrop of a three-day meeting in which senior functionaries of the BJP and RSS are meeting at Surajkund in Haryana.
The meeting which is expected to be a day-long affair, will also reportedly discuss the development of aspirational districts and the celebration plans for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
Typically, during these interactions, Modi makes an opening statement about the subject or the scheme, after which
beneficiaries gathered at different centres across the country narrate their experience.