Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
Opinion  /  Published 17.10.20

Dodgy tactics: New 'stimulus' package

Indians have re-discovered the virtues of thrift in a Covid-battered economy. Household savings have started to rise as consumers have cut back on discretionary spending over the past six months. The ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.20

Malda ire over Bengal omission

Thousands of Congress supporters and all six MLAs of the party in Malda district participated in a sit-in demonstration in front of the district magistrate’s office, demanding inclusion of Malda...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.09.20

1,500 quintals of foodgrains seized

Police and supply department officials, acting on a tip-off, seized over 1,500 quintals of rice and wheat after raiding two unauthorised warehouses in the Sakchi and Golmuri police station areas on Fr...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 16.09.20

China loan horse without a month

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Modi: Free ration till end-November

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), a free ration scheme, for 80 crore people across the country till the end of No...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 02.04.20

Cash dole to women from today

The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) on Thursday said women bank account holders under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) will start getting an amount of Rs 500 per month from Friday.This follows...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 28.04.20

8.2 lakh dip into PFs for survival

Around 8.2 lakh members of retirement fund body EPFO and private PF trusts have dipped into their savings and withdrawn Rs 3,243.17 crore to sustain in the lockdown imposed to contain Covid-19. Earlie...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.20

'Austerity': What lurks beneath

The Narendra Modi government appears to have taken its first stab at austerity after the Covid crisis blew a hole through its finances and ran into problems in funding a Rs 20.97-lakh-crore “sti...
By in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.20

Covid-19 fear outweighs Jan Dhan relief

Only 5 per cent of Palamau’s women Jan Dhan account holders eligible for the Centre’s Rs 500 relief during the coronavirus outbreak went to the bank and collected the money, a surprise for the pov...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.20

State mulls rice scheme to plug central hole

The Mamata Banerjee government is exploring the possibility of allocating 5kg of rice for three months to those left out of a central scheme that covers only beneficiaries who fall under the food secu...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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