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India  /  Published 11.04.20

Mr Corporate, only PM cares

Companies can donate to the PM CARES Fund for Covid-19 under the corporate social responsibility (CSR) category but the same classification will not be granted if they contribute to the Chief Minister...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.20

Fund fracas to fight contagion

Money matters. Funds meant for public welfare matter all the more at the time of a pandemic. The decision by the Centre to slash the salaries of parliamentarians by 30 per cent for the entire financia...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 29.03.20

CSR tag clubbed to PM Covid fund

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday tweeted that company donations to the Prime Minister’s special fund to fight Covid-19 (PM CARES) will be considered as part of their CSR spending, thoug...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Centre’s food & cash lockdown cushion

The Centre on Thursday unveiled a Rs 1.70-lakh-crore welfare package that sought to shovel money in the form of direct cash transfers to the poor, women and senior citizens, a host of food security me...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Farmers get bee boxes in Hailakandi

Under its Honey Mission initiative, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has distributed bee boxes among farmers and unemployed youths across Hailakandi district.Altogether 26 beneficiar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.20

Job schemes that are off target

Successive Central governments have introduced targeted employment generation schemes to tackle the problem of chronic unemployment. Each scheme has a special focus. For instance, the Mahatma Gandhi N...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Rethink on IIM after CAA vote

Early December, 2019: The Union HRD ministry offers in-principle support to a proposal to set up an Indian Institute of Management in Hyderabad.Early February 2020: The same ministry informs the PMO t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.20

Modi doesn't behave like PM: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting back at Narendra Modi over his 'tubelight' barb, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he does not behave like a Prime Minister.He also alleged that the ruckus in Lok Sabha was 'orchestr...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Vindicated, officer gives cash and advice

Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who last month received Rs 25,000 as compensation from the Centre over adverse entries made in his appraisal report, has donated the amount to the Prim...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.19

How real is the population boom scare?

Narendra Modi's mention of 'reckless population explosion' in his Independence Day address has led to speculation that the government may now want to bring a law on population regulation.“Population...
By in New Delhi


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