P Chidambaran

  • People excited over special status to Bihar, says Nitish March 27, 2013

    Patna: The Holi this year has brought added joy to the people of Bihar amid heightening excitement and anticipation that the state could be granted special status, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday. Celebrating Holi at his official residence, Kumar could not hide his joy with the Centre reportedly...
  • Govt to release Rs 9,000 cr to states in CST compensation February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it will release Rs 9,000 crore as the first instalment of compensation for losses incurred by states due to reduction in the Central Sales Tax rate, a precondition for the rollout of GST - the indirect taxes regime. It also expressed the hope...