Rural Development
West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Delhi scan on job funds use

The Union ministry of rural development has ordered an inquiry into alleged misappropriation of funds worth Rs 200 crore in the 100-day work scheme in five districts of Bengal. But the Bengal governm...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.21

Waste not: Urban compost

It’s better to bin it than bag it. We generate millions of tonnes of biodegradable solid and liquid waste every day. What do we do with those large mounds of rot? Some small towns are showing us...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.21

New Motive: Ministry of cooperation

The National Democratic Alliance government has decided to form a new ministry of cooperation with the home minister, Amit Shah, in charge. The formation of a new ministry is not surprising in itself....
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.05.21

Covid second wave bares rural healthcare lacunae

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Covid cases: week of hope tempers rural unknown

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 28.04.21

Tighter auditor rules for banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday  made it mandatory for commercial banks and urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to seek its approval before appointing auditors. The banking regulator also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.04.21

Nabard gives Rs 22,709 crore to Odisha

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development’s financial support to Odisha has touched Rs 22,709 crore during the financial year 2020-21.  The money has been given to the state ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.21

First Nabard strike in decade

The officers and employees of the Ranchi regional office of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) struck work on Tuesday, for the first time in a decade, for pressing their ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Caste data hole in first meet on Census update

Preparations for the second Socio-Economic Caste Census have begun, but collection of caste-specific data was not discussed at a review meeting held in December, casting doubts over whether the inform...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.02.21

Bihar budget focuses on education

This year’s Bihar budget has a different angle compared to other budgets as this is the first budget after series of happenings. Firstly, Bihar Budget 2021-22 is the first budget after devastati...
By Barna Ganguli, Bakshi Amit Kumar Sinha


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