Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Mgnrega
Opinion  /  Published 20.04.21

Bitter pill: Modi govt must spend to save lives

By Renu Kohli

Business  /  Published 16.04.21

Govt mulls more stimulus options

The government is not ruling out the option of coming out with another round of stimulus measures focused on small and medium enterprises and helping out the poor and vulnerable sections of society as...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.21

Rights activists expose rural fund scam

The other team members included James Herenj, convener of NREGA Watch Jharkhand, Amardayal Singh, Pachathi Singh and Sabhil Nath Pakira. The team found as many as 13 mule accounts in Manika block whi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.02.21

House praise scheme PM panned

A parliamentary panel has extolled an employment programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had six years ago termed a “living monument to (the Congress’s) failures” but which his g...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.21

Million job card pleas in 7 weeks

The Bengal government has received more than 10 lakh requests for job cards under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act over the past seven weeks through the camps set up under th...
in Calcutta


India  /  Published 03.01.21

Jharkhand govt to top up rural scheme wage

Jharkhand will contribute its own money to buttress its rural job scheme workers’ wages, chief minister Hemant Soren has announced, prompting renewed calls for the Centre to raise the wages unde...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.21

MGNREGA: rural welfare on crutches

Headline: Byline: Debmalya Nandy The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act tracker released by the People’s Action for Employment Guarantee as well as a research report prese...
By Debmalya Nandy

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.20

History at the gates: BJP’s economic libertarianism

The remaking of a nation is typically a process that unfolds at a glacial pace over time. A few bellwether events however stand out, both as catalysts of change as well as signs for posterity on how t...
By Arghya Sengupta

Business  /  Published 15.12.20

Industry places Budget wish-lish

India Inc has pitched for fiscal consolidation over a three-year period in their pre-budget meeting with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In the first of such meetings by the finance minister, th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

Lessons from 2020: Climate change, health, security

The year, 2020, will be marked in history as the year of the Covid-19 pandemic, much like 1918 was the year of the Spanish flu a century ago. The year actually began on an optimistic note as world out...
By Renu Kohli


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