Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.19

NREGA a flop show in Jharkhand: activists

Activists have slammed the government for its lackadaisical attitude towards the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) just before its enactment completes ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Home, DPIIT secretaries talk to industry associations

Measures to 'speed up' economic and industrial activities were reviewed on Thursday by a high-level group of officials comprising the Union home secretary and his counterpart in the Department for Pro...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.20

Congress prods Modi on cash for rural job scheme

The Congress on Monday asked the Narendra Modi government to free the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from the fetters of budgetary limits to ensure that whoever seeks...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

TMC in Malda lines up anti-graft app

Trinamul leaders in Malda plan to introduce an app and a toll-free number for people to report corruption or other malpractices by elected party representatives.Mausam Benazir Noor, the district Trina...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

We must rethink our water management philosophy

With the new government in place, it is now time for the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance dispensation to provide a concrete framework to some of its electoral pledges. One such promise ...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Invisible people: Aadhaar versus tribals

Particularly vulnerable tribal groups, earlier known as primitive tribal groups, are the sort of people you may never meet unless you take the trouble to look for them. In Jharkhand, they live in smal...
By Jean Drèze

Politics  /  Published 19.01.19

BJP has treated us with dignity: Varun Gandhi

When I enter Feroze Varun Gandhi’s home in Delhi’s Jor Bagh, I can hear Vedic chants emanating from one of the rooms deeper inside the house. I can smell sandalwood and ghee too. Varun informs me ...
By V. Kumara Swamy

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Mizoram bags 9 awards

Mizoram has got nine awards under the Union ministry of rural development.An official said on Friday taht state rural development commissioner and secretary Lalhmingthanga received the awards at the a...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Villagers demand probe

Residents of a number of villages in four gaon panchayats under Cheragi zila parishad in south Assam’s Kamrimganj district have demanded a high-level probe in connection with alleged anomalies in im...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Congress health promise in Rajasthan

The Congress manifesto for Rajasthan promises regulatory authorities for health and education, which will monitor fees for services provided at private institutions.A law on the right to health has be...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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