India  /  Published 18.01.19

Funds for rural jobs scheme run out

Concern over availability of paid work for rest of fiscal year...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

PM Kisan scheme's rationale remains an enigma

The historical rift within rural India might widen with the scheme treating farmers and farm labourers differentially...
By Neetisha Besra

Books  /  Published 31.05.19

Analysing MGNREGA

The Unravelling of MGNREGA is recommended to academics interested in MGNREGA. However, the lay reader may find it challenging because of the flawed packaging...
By Siddhartha Mitra

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...
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