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MNREGA world's largest public works programme: World Bank

India's rural employment guarantee programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act has been ranked as the world's largest public works programme, providing social security net......

HC orders CBI probe into MNREGA bungling in UP

Taking serious note of the rampant corruption in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Uttar Pradesh, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on......

MNREGA gave jobs merely to nine per cent of households: CAG

Less than nine per cent of Chhattisgarh households got jobs for 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2007-08 to 2011-12, a Comptroller and Auditor......

Bihar govt sacks 110 MNREGS officials for corruption

The Bihar government has sacked 110 officials of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme from service for corruption.Bihar Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra on Thursday......

Bihar MNERGA shame: Corrupt babus eat up Rs 6,000 cr

Nearly 73 per cent of the funds allotted for the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in 38 districts of Bihar, between 2006 and 2012, have been embezzled by......

Acche din? Rural job scheme hits a new low

What is worse, the country stares at a possible drought At a time when rural India is in distress, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, which could have provided some......

Driving demand down for rural job scheme

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme faces a pincer attack under the National Democratic Alliance government, with parallel moves promising to shrink and mutate the nature......

Can NGOs make govt's employment scheme a success?

Will handing over the management of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) ensure the scheme works? The rural development......

'Strict action needed to stop corruption in NREGA'

Corrupt officials are killing rural employment programme, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, by overbilling and underpayment, says Sandip Sukhtankar, Assistant Professor,......

Why UPA is in trouble over rural jobs scheme

The UPA2 government finds itself in a jam with its flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) being widely misused even as the National Human Rights Commission......

Birthday Special: Kamal Haasan's 60 years of excellence

Kamal Haasan, one of the finest actors of his time with a repertoire of films that remain unrivalled, turns 60 today, November 7.  Padma Bhushan Kamal Haasan embarked on his cinematic journey......

Assam renews demand for Bharat Ratna to Bhupen Hazarika

Even as Assam remembered its favourite son, the late Bhupen Hazarika, on his third death anniversary, the state government again demanded the Bharat Ratna for the the late......
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Road Transport and Highways Shipping Minister, Nitin Gadkari at a discussion on river rejuvenation in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat... ...
Was the Dadri lynching really about 'eating beef'?

'Even if the media is partisan, the BJP, governing at the Centre, has the most to lose if India descends into widespread communal violence.'... ...
Supreme Court deals a body blow to Aadhaar

New Delhi: In a major blow to the government, a Supreme Court bench on Wednesday declined to modify its 11 August interim order restricting the use... ...
Tree planting project waits for encroacher to vacate government land

Chennai : A massive tree plantation work initiated by Tiruvallur collector K. Veera Raghava Rao has hit a road block in a village in the district... ...
September 27-October 4, 2015

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