The NITI Aayog team, led by the Vice-Chairman, held a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to discuss over a wide range of issues
Rajiv Kumar said India is committed to the global economy and opening trade order
Rajiv Kumar is a 1984-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre.
All airports and immigration authorities have been alerted by the CBI this week to prevent former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from leaving the country and intimate the agency on any possible move, officials said.
Kumar had reportedly responded to the poll panel, stating that he made his remarks not in the capacity of the NITI Aayog Vice Chairman, but as an economist.
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar had on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party's poll promise, the minimum income guarantee scheme.
The marathon questioning began at 11 am this morning at the highly secured CBI office at Oakland in Shillong as per the directions of the Supreme Court, the official said.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been pressing the government on the issue, saying he will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi sleep until a loan waiver is given to all farmers.
Kumar added that no conclusive proof was established of a link between the economic slowdown and demonetisation.
Rajiv Kumar pointed out that one should not be under the impression that appreciation of rupee is a sign of a good economy.
Kumar said he is against extending the policy to the private sector, while admitting that more efforts are needed to generate more employment.
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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.