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How MPs misuse their MPLADS funds

Public Money, Private Agenda -- The Use and Abuse of MPLADS by A Surya Prakash provides a comprehensive look at the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme, which was launched 20 years......

PHOTOS: MPs who are yet to spend their MPLADS funds

In a development that is sure to raise eyebrows, it has been revealed that around 25 members of Parliament, including many bigwigs, are yet to avail of the MPs' Local Area Development Schemes.......

The wasteful scandal called MPLADS

Since the time it was thought up, and the idea spread like an epidemic, there has been no significant changes in the way MPLADs and its imitations that have devolved to the states and local bodies.......

Why increase in MPLAD funds irked Hamid Ansari

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's bonanza to Members of Parliament of increasing their Local Area Development funds from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore has come as a shot in the arm for members of the......

MPLAD scheme is constitutionally valid: SC

The Supreme Court upheld the Constitutional validity of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development scheme under which members of Parliament are allocated Rs 2 crore annually for development of......

New approach to Nrega as it loses steam

Even while the UPA Government is pushing for two more flagship programmes of food for all and medicines to all, its first flagship programme of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment......

MP funds for job scheme

Member of Parliament can now allocate funds from their local area development scheme kitty for rural employment guarantee programmes. The move that comes just ahead of Budget is aimed at providing......

Ramesh's funds still go to self-help groups

Much before Jairam Ramesh threw his weight behind tigers and mangroves at the cost of irking corporate interests, he was an enthusiastic champion of the experiments in rural development being done......

Strong investment key to recovery, says Montek

Expressing concerns over slowdown in industrial growth, the Planning Commission today said strong investment performance and improvement in infrastructure are key to recovery. "Slowing down (of......

Demand for more funds to agri, education sector

More emphasis on investment in agriculture, increasing expenditure on education and tackling price rise were some of the demands made by members in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday during the discussion......

Shatrughan Sinha, Aamir Khan donate money to Uttarakhand victims

Here's what your favourite stars are tweeting. Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh towards the flood-hit victims in Uttarakhand. Shatrughan Sinha and Javed Akhtar, who are members of......

'Not yet thought of pulling out of London Olympics'

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday said the government has not yet thought of pulling the Indian athletes out of London Olympics due to row over Dow Chemicals' sponsorship but said they have......

  People speak for mplad

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Damodar Biswal
Q. The MPs getting huge money to spend in their constituencies under MPLADS. Why r they not spending the same for construction of toilets in their constituency?
Damodar Biswal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-mps-getting-huge-money-to-spend-in-their-constituencies-/27765298/answers/

raju
Q. we should ask all our MPS to spend the amount alloted to them as MPLAD in Uttarkashi only atleast for 2 years. Am I right ?
Raju:  A. because they are giving this money to her supporters more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-should-ask-all-our-mps-to-spend-the-amount-alloted-to-the/25900341/answers/27765336

Dharmarajan
Q. If you are elected in the forthcoming parliamentary elections from your constituency, what amenities will you create to your people by utilizing the amounts from MPLADS ??
Dharmarajan:  A. just imagine 543 MPs of Lok sabha and 250 MPs of Rajya sabha spend their MPLADs in uttarkashi, we get atleast 1406 crores of rupees, add to this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-you-are-elected-in-the-forthcoming-parliamentary-election/21367374/answers/25900399

  Web results for Mplad
Six months at the helm NDA govt evokes conflicting reactions in states

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde terms Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies ahead of their time while Assam chief minster Tarun Gogoi,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/in-states-pm-evokes-conflicting-reactions/article1-1290152.aspx
Four RS members from Madhya Pradesh yet to adopt villages under SAGY

Four out of the 11 Rajya Sabha MPs from Madhya Pradesh are yet to identify a village for the government of India's (GoI) Saansad Adarsh Gram Scheme... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/madhyapradesh/four-rs-members-from-madhya-pradesh-yet-to-adopt-villages-under-sagy/article1-1289967.aspx
Telangana Rashtra Samithi to intensify demand for special status for Telangana

The party MPs who will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also plan to seek national project status for Prahanita Chevella irrigation project,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141124/nation-current-affairs/article/telangana-rashtra-samithi-intensify-demand-special-status
Tewari's lunch with ousted block chiefs creates furore in Congress

The rift within the district Congress unit, which was deepened after the removal of Pawan Dewan from the post of district Congress Committee (DCC)... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/ludhiana/tewari-s-lunch-with-ousted-block-chiefs-creates-furore-in-congress/article1-1289251.aspx
Balka Suman

Hyderabad, November 22: TRS Peddapalli MP Balka Suman has said a delegation of his party MPs will mount pressure on the Centre for solving the... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/trs-mps-meet-pm-tomorrow-balka-suman

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