India  /  Published 18.04.19

Rahul sees rural job plan's success in Kerala woman's IAS feat

Rahul cited Sreedhanya’s achievement in Wayanad as evidence that the job scheme was working and took a dig at Narendra Modi...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

Monumental failures in implementing MGNREGA

It is not just funds that have been the problem with the Narendra Modi government, but also attitude and approach...
By Nikhil Dey

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Veil on job data spurs poser: How deep is the crisis?

Demand for work under the MGNREGA was at its highest in the 2018-19 fiscal...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Minimum wage test for NREGA

The committee has recommended revision of the minimum wage every 6 months based on either the CPI or the CPI-IW...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.19

NREGA a flop show in Jharkhand: activists

In the past three years, each eligible household in Jharkhand got 40 days work on an average, against the guaranteed 100...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

TMC in Malda lines up anti-graft app

The move follows Trinamul chief Mamata Banerjee’s diktat to elected party representatives to stay away from unethical practices...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

We must rethink our water management philosophy

The cartel that profits by raiding India’s thinning water resources must also be dismantled...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Invisible people: Aadhaar versus tribals

Many families depend on two entitlements for survival: social security pensions and rations from the public distribution system...
By Jean Drèze

Politics  /  Published 19.01.19

BJP has treated us with dignity: Varun Gandhi

The BJP MP on his latest book and on what is to be done about farmer distress ...
By V. Kumara Swamy

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Congress health promise in Rajasthan

The party manifesto focuses on steps to strengthen the health and education infrastructure...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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