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LS Gives Nod for Additional Cash Outgo of Rs 58,378 Crore

For the full 2023-24, the government has budgeted the fiscal deficit to be Rs 17.86 lakh crore or 5.9 per cent of the gross domestic product

13 Dec 2023 1:44 AM

Dilip Cherian | IPS officers in Maha need to wait longer for their postings

Fadnavis may be the second in command but is clearly the one who calls the shots

09 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

Karan Thapar | Loans, not relief: A raw deal for the urban poor

An urban MGNREGA would cost a substantial amount

09 Jul 2021 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Economy in freefall, govt must act quickly

Economists like Raghuram Rajan and others have suggested the government to open its purse strings to support the demand

27 Aug 2020 3:15 PM

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