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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......

Smooth ride for Suresh Prabhu and his maiden Rail Budget

Image: A man peers from a carriage prior to departure from the Nizamuddin Railway Station. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images Suresh Prabhu's maiden Railway Budget presentation, peppered......

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......

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......
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Gadkari Leaks. A Piss Take.

As kids, my friends and I would get nearly beaten up by maalis or angry old uncles for taking a leak on their plants or garden hedges while playing... ...

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'Modi Govt Is Not Sending Bills To Standing Committee'

After an industrious tenure in the Rajya Sabha as MP (CPM) P Rajeev , 47, has returned home to the post of the party's Ernakulam district... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/modi-govt-is-not-sending-bills-to-standing-committee/294242
Step Up, Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s vacation has brought no change in his politics. He seems to be following our Prime Minister’s strategy... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/letters/step-rahul-336
The anti-Mopa movement can't afford divisions

A- A+ It will be South Goa's ultimate misfortune if the groundswell of hurt against the pushing of the Mopa airport, at the ultimate cost of... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Editorial/The-antiMopa-movement-can%E2%80%99t-afford-divisions/88009.html
How Sachin Tendulkar has Used his MP Funds

Work has already begun, and on Thursday, mid-day found that the toilet in Vanichapada was almost complete. Each toilet is being built at a cost of... ...

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