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Discussion on food security bill: Govt walks cautiously

The big budget and big boom National Food Security Bill, which will be to UPA II what the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and the Right To Information Act were to UPA I, could not be......

Employment bill likely in LS on Wednesday

The bill seeking to guarantee employment in rural areas -- a promise made in the Common Minimum Programme of the United Progressive Alliance government -- is likely to be taken up for consideration......

How can NGOs work in Modi's India?

Kanika Datta explains why the Modi sarkar is gunning for non-profit organisations When it comes to activists, do credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his consistency. His address to a......

'There will be social unrest in India'

'Growth is predicated on the misery of large sections of people.' 'Maybe Hindutva will be used to suppress any such unrest. Maybe this is the agenda of rising fascism in India. 'Modi wants the......

Fadnavis allocates portfolios; BJP retains key depts

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday allocated portfolios to the twenty-member council of ministers, including 10 of the Shiv Sena, who were inducted into his expanded cabinet.......

Govt revises wages under NREGA

The government has revised the wages for unskilled manual workers under the national rural employment guarantee scheme by indexing it to inflation, Rural Development Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh......

States have to bear extra NREGA burden: Plan panel

The Planning Commission said on Tuesday states will have to bear the additional burden of payment towards employment guarantee scheme MGNREGA beyond the amount prescribed by the centre to match......

UPA undermining NREGA, say activists

Social activists have alleged that the UPA government is undermining the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act by modifying several provisions in the law.The concerns were raised by activists......

Orissa offers health insurance, houses to workers

In a bid to woo villagers to benefit from the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the Orissa government on Tuesday decided to offer health insurance and a house under the Indira Awas Yojana......

Rural jobs: Panel members against NGOs

The first meeting of the newly-reconstituted Central Employment Guarantee Council last week, meant to oversee the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme, saw two prominent members, Jean......

'India has paid the price of excessive cricket'

Sanjay Jha, who founded in 2000, has been following Indian cricket and the massive changes it has gone through -- in administration as well on the field -- in the past decade. He......
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Narendra Modi may discover that his admirable aim of Minimum Government, Maximum Governance would demand deeper institutional change than he... ...
US auto workers celebrate their first raise in a decade

US auto workers celebrated after getting their first raise in a decade. It was in a deal with Fiat Chrysler's US subsidiary that will be used as a... ...
Condemned to Helplessness

Yakub Memon was hanged after being in jail for 21 years on his birthday and it was claimed that due process of law was followed which many doubt.... ...
Are street vendors the only encroachers?

Gareeb ki koi nahi sunta (no one listens to the poor). This famous line from Hindi films of the 1980s was a cry of the exploited poor against the... ...
Keep calm and carry on MGNREGA

Fourteen million people escaped falling into poverty under the world's largest anti-poverty programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment... ...

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