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NITI Aayog


Facing flak, NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat apologises for 'dirty films in J&K' remark

January 19, 2020 8:29 pm

"I have been quoted out of context. If this misquotation has hurt the feelings of the people of Kashmir, I apologise," JNU Chancellor VK Saraswat said.

Kashmir's trade body demands removal of NITI Aayog member for 'dirty films' remark

January 19, 2020 4:10 pm

NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat Saturday said that the Union Territory's economy was not significantly affected by the internet suspension and the data service was only used to watch "dirty films".

Internet used to watch dirty films in J&K, says NITI Aayog member

January 19, 2020 4:11 pm

On the ongoing protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Saraswat, who is also the JNU Chancellor, said: “JNU has become a political battleground. It is not an issue of increase of fees from Rs 10 to Rs 300. Everyone was trying to settle scores. I will not name the political parties.”

NITI Aayog’s Saraswat says allowing Huawei for 5G trials will make India ‘vulnerable again’

January 19, 2020 2:01 am

The NITI Aayog member added the Centre’s decision has come at a time when India is struggling to deal with cyber security issues related to electronic goods being imported from foreign countries, including China.

Economy has strength, capacity to bounce back: PM Modi at NITI meet

January 10, 2020 12:03 am

The PM said at the NITI Aayog meeting that the idea of $5 trillion economy is not a sudden development and it is based on a deep understanding of the strengths of the country, as per a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office.

Kerala plans lodging for solo women travellers

January 02, 2020 5:14 am

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media that safe, clean and affordable lodging facilities for women travellers would be made ready in all major towns in the state. The project would be undertaken by local self-governing bodies, he said.

Reset and play

January 01, 2020 12:50 am

NITI Aayog’s SDG report sheds light on uneven progress in states, suggests roadmap for intervention.

Sustainable Development Goals: Kerala retains No. 1 slot, Bihar at bottom, UP is highest gainer

December 31, 2019 7:03 am

With regard to poverty reduction, states which have done well include Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim. On zero hunger parameters, Goa, Mizoram, Kerala, Nagaland and Manipur were the front runners, according to the report.

Sustainable development: NITI Aayog set to take up financing exercise with ‘historically backward’ states

December 31, 2019 4:28 am

Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh and Assam were among the worst performers in terms of their progress towards achieving these SDGs, shows the report.

Niti Aayog member bats for two GST slabs, says rates should not be revised frequently

December 25, 2019 4:53 pm

Currently, there are four GST rate slabs -- 5 per cent, 12, per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent. Several items fall in exempt category or nil duty. Besides, cess is also levied on five goods.


President Mukherjee chairs Conference of Governors

February 09, 2016 8:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.

CM Harish Rawat on Niti Aayog

January 19, 2015 9:44 am