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Poverty declines in India, says Government

Call it a "rude joke" on the poor of the country or a political gimmick, the Planning Commission has come up with sensational statistics that poverty in India has declined to 21.9 per cent in 2011-12 from 37.2 in 2004-05. The data aimed at…

Montek rejects Odisha’s Special Status Demand

In a huge blow to BJD's strong and aggressive campaign for a special status for Odisha, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has rejected the demand, saying the state does not fulfill any of the criteria prescribed.…

Rs 35 lakh spent for 2 Toilets in Yojna Bhawan

TNI Bureau: The Planning Commission, which estimated that a person earning Rs 28 per day is not coming under poverty line, has spent Rs 35 lakh for two toilets in its headquarters New Delhi. The Yojana Bhavan explained why it spent Rs…
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