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135th Day Of Lockdown

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NREGA best tool to ease economic distress caused by virus: Opposition

The Trinamul Congress also said that MNREGA was one of the world’s large social welfare programmes

09 Jun 2020 12:02 PM

Over 70 per cent dip in 100 days work under MGNREGA

MGNREGA payouts have been a key factor that has affected the rural economy adversely this year.

20 Jan 2020 1:39 AM

Don’t believe in one-party rule; Opposition claim baseless: Bhupendra Yadav

BJP state in-charge says he is confident of party winning over 220 seats with allies.

18 Oct 2019 1:22 AM

Seeking help for flood-hit Wayanad, Rahul pens letter to Union ministers

'Recent floods have already claimed lives of over 100 people and uprooted lakhs of people,' Rahul said in his letter to Harsh Vardhan.

27 Aug 2019 10:52 AM

Once-Maoist Chandrapur shows no sign of governance

Chandrapur which translates into the land of shining moon, continues to rot in official negligence.

23 Aug 2019 3:03 AM


MGNREGA should not continue forever: Tomar

MGNREGA provides livelihood security by guaranteeing 100 days of wage-employment to a rural household in a financial year.

17 Jul 2019 5:30 PM

Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

Protests force TMC leader to return Rs 2.25 lakh taken as 'cut money'

The development came two days after local people staged demonstration outside his house demanding immediate return of 'cut money'.

26 Jun 2019 10:09 AM

Budget 2019: Govt faces hard choice of 9 pc growth or 2 pc decline on MGNREGA

Budget 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.

17 Jun 2019 3:44 PM

K'taka CM meets PM Modi, seeks release of funds

Kumaraswamy seeked for release of pending funds under NDRF and MGNREGA for drought relief.

09 Mar 2019 4:08 PM


Gehlot seeks Rs 1000 crore under MGNREGA from Centre

Rajasthan is among the top states to implement MGNREGA scheme and nearly 42.33 lakh rural families have been given work under the scheme.

20 Feb 2019 11:53 AM

The real crisis: A widening Bharat-India gap

It is the bottom of the pyramid which is looking for economic inclusion. Its absorption is vital for the well-being of this nation.

17 Oct 2018 12:48 AM

India has taken ‘quantum jump in wrong direction’ since 2014: Amartya Sen

The economist also said the govt has also deflected from issues of inequalities, caste system and scheduled tribes have been kept out.

08 Jul 2018 7:06 PM

MGNREGA ‘huge public interest’ project just like food safety: Centre to SC

'No country in the world could have undertaken this exercise where day after day, 10 lakh payments are made daily,' KK Venugopal said.

15 Mar 2018 8:11 AM

Decline in MGNREGA employment

In 2016-17, MGNREGA was allocated Rs 38,500 crore in the Union Budget.

18 Feb 2018 7:10 AM


Rs 51600 crore released to states under MGNREGA in 2017-18: Govt

Under MGNREGA, wage seekers are entitled to receive compensation at the rate of 0.05 per cent of the unpaid wages per day.

05 Feb 2018 4:42 PM

Witnessing jobless growth, government 'clueless': Chidambaram

Chidambaram said, 'A 'job' is certain, regular and reasonably secure. We want to know how many such jobs have been created.'

28 Jan 2018 8:39 PM

Govt refutes charges of delay in releasing MGNREGA funds for drought-hit-farmers

The issue raised before the SC by the NGO claimed that there was a high percentage of delay over payment under MGNREGA.

10 Dec 2017 4:01 PM

Odisha: Unsolved, tricky cases dent CBI’s reputation

In June 2002, after a direction from the Odisha high court the probe into the alleged Rs 40-crore Steel Bond scam was given to the CBI.

04 Dec 2017 6:02 AM

Why Sadak Yojana scores over NREGA

Most verticals of the economic main frame are facing a slowdown and even a sharp tapering off in activity.

20 Sep 2017 2:38 AM