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TMC manifesto released: Mamata promises simplified GST, probe into note ban

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee also stated that she will work hard to solve the Kashmir issue and if needed will stay there to interact with the people to understand their problems.

No matter what you do, insurance firms will try make money. That is when the system comes in: NITI Aayog's VK Paul

NITI Aayog member V K Paul talks about why the National Health Mission is an unfinished agenda, lists its achievements so far, explains why the challenges before Ayushman Bharat will be surmounted, plays down fears of insurance fraud, and urges that one be part of this “havan” of transformation, and “shed the negativity”.


The More Things Change

Economic priorities set in Planning Commission in 1970s-80s continue

The IT story: reasons to celebrate, lessons to remember

The just-presented Budget had referred to stock options for IT firms linked to the issue of capital abroad.

Mamata trains guns on Centre for dissolving Planning Commission

CM Mamata to address seminar organised by Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi on Sept 30.

In absence of Plan Panel: FinMin advances its yojana for the budget

Significantly, the government has also finalised its team of key officials who would be responsible for the Union Budget 2016-17.


House panel questions NITI role in state fund allocation

In the Union Budget 2015-16, the finance ministry had allocated Rs 20,000 crore to NITI Aayog under a new Budget line for Special Assistance to States.

Lateral entry, blind alley

Far from infusing energy, it could further enfeeble the bureaucracy.

Nextdoor Nepal: When a doctor protests

Why Govinda K.C.’s fast shook the government.

Putting the ‘universal’ in healthcare

India needs prudent compromises to achieve its health coverage goals.

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