According to its report, agriculture and manufacturing sectors can contribute USD 1 trillion each, while the contribution from the services sector has been pegged at USD 3 trillion.
On the other hand, the BJP would go to the people seeking their mandate to bring back the "decisive leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he told reporters here.
The maximum amount of donations to both the BJP and the Congress came from Prudent Electoral Trust, which is backed by some big corporate houses, including major players in the realty and telecom sectors, according to ADR or Association for Democratic Reforms.
Auspicious days had begun with the 'Sankranti' festival on Tuesday. The assembly session was beginning Thursday during which the newly elected members would take oath and the expansion of cabinet would happen soon, they said.
The Congress and JDS continued to present a picture of confidence about the brewing crisis blowing over, with Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy saying things were "under control" and there was no reason for worry.
"I'm upset to hear Arun Jaitley Ji is not well. We fight him on a daily basis for his ideas. However, I and the Congress party send him our love and best wishes for a speedy recovery. We are with you and your family 100% during this difficult period Mr Jaitley (sic)," Gandhi wrote on Twitter.
In a strong reaction to the meeting Jagan had with TRS working president K T Rama Rao in Hyderabad to discuss the Federal Front, Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister and TDP politburo member Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said the relationship between the TRS and the YSRC that so far remained secret has now come out in the open.
He said this at a joint press conference with Rao's son and Telangana Rashtriya Samithi working President K T Rama Rao after initial talks were held between the two parties.
The party's election in-charge for Gujarat, Om Prakash Mathur, said poll preparations have already started for an encore in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also BJP chief Amit Shah.
Speaking to reporters here, he noted, "On two to four seats, there could be 'give and take', but at present, we are making preparations for contesting on all the 80 seats in the state".
Asserting that the Congress MLAs were "intact," the party leaders dismissed reports claiming that some legislator were ready to quit and said that there was no threat to H D Kumaraswamy-led government.
CPI(M) said that PM Modi's comments on the issue were "atrocious and condemnable".
"We still have time to negotiate but we're now waiting on what the prime minister proposes," Merkel said.
Moscow's top diplomat spoke after fresh talks between US and Russian officials in Geneva to salvage the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) went nowhere.
While the DMK had said it would not align with the BJP, the saffron party's state unit mocked at the Dravidian party, saying PM Modi's remark was not an invite for it.
At a meeting with senior office bearers of the party here, Nadda, who is on his first visit to the Uttar Pradesh capital after being appointed the BJP's election in-charge for the state, said the party will register a handsome win in the Lok Sabha polls and all records will be broken.
The announcement by state BJP president Dilip Ghosh comes amid an apex court directive asking the state government to allow the saffron party to hold public meetings.
AJL approached the high court seeking a stay on the single judge order.
Kumaraswamy, who is preoccupied with pre-budget consultation meetings in Bengaluru, also dismissed reports of meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the likely resignation of four Congress ministers from the state cabinet.
A political crisis is brewing in the state, where two Independent MLAs on January 15 withdrew support to the seven-month-old ministry amid trading of poaching charges by the ruling coalition and BJP.
"It was a good discussion (on seat sharing) with Akhilesh and you will know the outcome soon," Chaudhary told reporters after the meeting.
The Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka is stable and strong and will continue to be so, he said.
Sakshi Batra does a 3 point analysis of what could be the options before the British parliament and what does it mean for India.
Around 21 candidates are in fray, where Congress has fielded its senior leader Randeep Singh Surjewala against BJP's Krishan Middha, son of the deceased MLA
Narrating the incident in a Facebook post, Gandhi recalled that one day in Parliament, he saw a group of MPs from Afghanistan sitting in the visitors' gallery.