Decentralisation

  • Jayalalithaa asks PM not to operationalise DBT scheme April 28, 2013

    Chennai: Raising strong objections to certain aspects of Centre's Direct Benefits Transfer, Tamil Nadu chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday said the scheme in its present form should "not be operationalised" in the state as it is an "infringement" on the authority of state governments. In a strongly worded letter to...
  • Modi favours decentralisation of power to aid development April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Emphasising on the need to decentralise power, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday revealed how his government was taken to task by the Centre for laying down gas pipeline across the state. "The Gujarat government was targeted by the Centre for laying down gas pipeline across the...
  • Decentralisation of power key to weed out graft: Anna May 14, 2012

    Gadchiroli: The country has no future if the real power that should ideally rest with the people in true democracy is continued to be enjoyed by a select few, Anna Hazare said on Sunday. "Though India became a republic state on January 26, 1950, only a few have enjoyed the...