National development council

Take the case of pending mining leases. More than 63,000 applications are pending with state governments. The Union government has asked 11 states to clear these applications. Photo: Getty Images<br />

Ending the paralysis

1 min read . 08 May 2014
The government envisages adoption of a target to move major subsidies and major beneficiary payments to a cash basis linked to Aadhar by the end of the 12th Plan period. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
<br />Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives for the 56th National Development Council meeting in New Delhi on Saturday in this file photo. Atul Yadav/PTI<br />

OurView | NDC, a grievance chamber

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Post-reform planning

Post-reform planning

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Post-reform planning

Post-reform planning

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New umpires for economy

New umpires for economy

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New umpires for economy

3 min read . 01 Sep 2009
<br />Precious supply: Miners at work at an SCCL mine in Godavarikhani in Andhra Pradesh. The power sector consumes 390mt of coal every year. <br />
11th plan horizons

11th plan horizons

4 min read . 24 Dec 2007
11th plan horizons

11th plan horizons

4 min read . 24 Dec 2007