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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Mgnrega
Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.22

ED raids against mining secy

Sinha was booked by the vigilance bureau under criminal sections of the IPC pertaining to cheating and corruption for allegedly defrauding public money and investing the same in his own name as well a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi, New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.22

Heat wave advisory for Jharkhand

It also asks the state to direct district level officials for undertaking necessary steps to prevent heat-related deaths, hold regular interaction with media on the risks and dangers of heat-related i...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.04.22

Salary Rs 8,500, man owns 59 plots

The Odisha vigilance has started a probe into the wealth amassed by a gram rojgar sevak who has bought 59 plots even though he is entitled to a monthly salary of Rs 8,500. Out of 59 plots bought by h...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.22

NREGA work comes under scanner

A Jharkhand-based NREGA watchdog outfit has alleged irregularities in implementation of the Central government scheme in Sahibganj district of the state, indicating nexus between contractors and local...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Double trouble: MGNREGA wages

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act provides for the biggest welfare spending scheme by the Government of India. A pre-announced wage rate is paid under the scheme for labour pe...
By The Editorial Board

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India  /  Published 30.03.22

Centre tight-fisted on rural job wages

They said workers would not be able to maintain minimum living standards with the paltry hike under the NREGA. Nikhil Dey, who works with the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan in Rajasthan, said the min...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.22

Centre cloud on funds for rural job scheme

The Centre has linked approval for the states’ rural job scheme budgets to their performance on certain transparency measures, hanging a cloud over funds release under the programme from April 1...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.22

Cry to widen PF scheme

An RSP-backed trade union has urged the Narendra Modi government to bring more people under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation by amending existing rules — a demand which, if accep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Rahul: Identify forces behind Modi, Kejriwal

The Congress leader cautioned against taking politicians at face value. “The farm laws were brought for the same forces for whom notebandi was done, the same forces that compelled Modi to introd...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Problematic linkage

The election laws (amendment) bill, 2021, passed in the Lok Sabha through a voice vote, has raised serious concerns. The Statement of Objects and Reasons of the bill states that Section 23 of the Repr...
By Kshitij Goyal


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