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Manish Tewari | Freebies and welfare: Time to define critical difference

Freebies need to be defined clearly and the definition tailored precisely

15 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

Aakar Patel | Poverty on the rise, jobs begin to vanish: Will India explode?

MNREGA guarantees 100 days of employment in the year at Rs 200 per day to each registered household

21 Sep 2021 2:56 AM

Sonia's sonic call for Opposition unity

The 19 parties pledged in a four-page joint statement to start an agitation against the Central govt in the last 10 days of September

21 Aug 2021 1:17 AM

Rahul Gandhi to Centre: Implement MGNREGA, NYAY for Indians unemployed due to lockdown

Gandhi asserted that implementing the two schemes would also be beneficial for the economy.

11 Aug 2020 10:40 AM

AA Edit | Rural jobs scheme an unmissable solution

The scheme, introduced by the first UPA government in 2005, guaranteesmanual work to every adult in rural India for at least 100 days

09 Jun 2020 8:13 PM


Centre unlikely to keep MGNREGA forever: Narendra Singh Tomar

He said the overall budgetary allocation for MGNREGA has increased from Rs 55,000 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 60,000 crore 2019-20.

18 Jul 2019 1:47 AM

State approves EGS works in drought-affected Dhule

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday appealed to sarpanchas to initiate the works in order to create employment in these villages.

12 May 2019 5:35 AM

10 workers buried alive under mound of mud in Telangana

Mr Rao instructed the officials concerned to provide all necessary care to those injured.

10 Apr 2019 3:46 PM

Democracies need NGOs to protect rights

The United Progressive Alliance set up a group of people from civil society and called this group the National Advisory Council (NAC).

31 Mar 2019 2:26 AM

Drought could haunt BJP at polls: Activists

BJP government has declared drought in 24,000 villages across 180 tehsils.

07 Mar 2019 2:05 AM


Delayed payments under MNREGA decline to 6-year low

Delayed payments, whi¬ch were as high as Rs 2.38 lakh cr in FY16 had declined significantly to Rs 67,956 cr in FY18.

15 May 2018 8:27 AM

Personal attacks by PM will not silence me, says Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi is belittling his position by engaging in such attacks, says Rahul Gandhi.

04 May 2018 12:32 AM

Parched zone: Bundelkhand drought sets off mass exodus

Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur worst-hit districts; poverty-stricken villagers survive by eating leaves mixed with wheat flour.

15 Jan 2018 2:27 AM

BJP’s choice of Kovind is far beyond symbolism

Few have realised that Mr Modi has a penchant for taking things beyond symbolism.

14 Jul 2017 6:31 AM

Mamata Banerjee meets PM, demands Rs 10,000 crore for schemes

Banerjee is on a four-day visit to the Capital in view of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official tour.

11 Apr 2017 12:22 AM


Aadhaar cannot be a must to avail govt benefits: SC

The CJI said the earlier order by five judges was very clear that Aadhaar can’t be made mandatory for social security schemes.

28 Mar 2017 12:49 AM

87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list

NREGA provides supplementary means of livelihood to people in rural areas, primarily during lean periods.

20 Mar 2017 7:05 PM

KVIC wants Khadi included in MNREGA

Vinai Kumar Saxena, chairman, KVIC confirmed that a proposal had been sent to government to have more artisans attached to KVIC.

09 Jan 2017 3:56 AM

PM like Rs 2,000 note, looks good, but doesn’t work: Congress

Surjewala asked the PM to apologise to the people for causing huge inconvenience and loss of human lives.

30 Dec 2016 1:34 AM

Note ban a visionless policy: CM Mamata Banerjee

She also expressed her concern and apprehension with retrenchment process going on in big industries.

14 Dec 2016 6:05 AM