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Economy at Nadir : NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar honks alarm bell

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said, “From last 70 years (we) have not faced this sort of liquidity situation where the entire financial sector is in churn,” news agency ANI reported.   He also said the government “must do whatever it can to take away some of the apprehensions of the private sector”. The Read More…

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“Powerless NITI Aayog is fruitless” Mamtha writes to Modi

Mamata Banerjee described the Niti Aayog governing council meeting as an unproductive exercise since the government’s think-tank does not really have any financial powers.   West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to attend a meeting of the governing council of the NITI Aayog in Delhi on June 15, arguing it is “fruitless” for Read More…

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National Statistical Commission members quit over disagreement with Modi government

In November last year, the NITI Aayog had come under fire for announcing the revised GDP data of the UPA years.    Now two independent members of the National Statistical Commission, P C Mohanan and J V Meenakshi, have resigned over disagreement with the government on certain issues, an official said Tuesday.   Mohanan was Read More…

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Non Political Niti Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar openly attacks Rahul Gandhi over loan waiver

  The Congress came to power in these three states in the recently-held Assembly elections with farm loan waiver high on the agenda and the party started work within hours of taking over by announcing a waiver.   In his attack on the Prime Minister, Gandhi had said “Congress and all opposition parties will force Read More…