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Odisha, Bihar rated as Least Developed States

For more than a decade, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have been boasting about high growth and development in the state. However, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan believes otherwise. The report he…

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.…
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