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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......

6 I-Day promises from 2014 that Modi (partially) fulfilled

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his second Independence Day speech, IndiaSpend and FactChecker reviewed the implementation of key pronouncements he made in his first Independence Day......

Railways to take MP funds, support from NGOs to set up toilets

The Ahmedabad division of Indian Railways will get funds from Members of Parliament along with help from various NGOs to set up sanitation facilities at Ahmedabad railway station. "For the first......

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......

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......

New school, water supply, toilets: Tendulkar set to transform Donja village

Sachin Tendulkar will adopt the Donja village in Osmanabad, where he will oversee the development of a new school building, a water supply scheme that would provide potable water to each household,......

How Sachin Tendulkar helped a tribal village school in Bengal

To his die-hard cricket fans, Sachin Tendulkar is 'God', something a tribal village in West Bengal swears by after the Rajya Sabha MP intervened to fund the reconstruction of a 51-year-old......

'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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‘Jolted’ Varun Gandhi donates Rs 5 cr to Sultanpur hosp

‘Jolted’ by the tragedy at Gorakhpur’s government hospital, BJP’s Lok Sabha member Varun Gandhi on Monday pledged Rs 5... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-jolted-varun-gandhi-donates-rs-5-cr-to-sultanpur-hosp-2530285
Varun Gandhi pledges Rs 5 crore for pediatric wing in Sultanpur hospital

BJP's Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi, has pledged Rs 5 crore from his MP funds for a pediatrics wing in the district hospital in his constituency.... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/aug/14/varun-gandhi-pledges-rs-5-crore-for-pediatric-wing-in-sultanpur-hospital/693ac0fa3110513470552750296c945f
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the RBI is in the process of counting scrapped currency notes and will come out with the final figures... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/625923/rbi-take-time-count-scrapped.html
HC asks government to submit report

The high court on Wednesday asked the state government to submit a report on allegations of financial irregularities in using Member of Parliament... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-smriti-irani-mplads-misuse-hc-asks-government-to-submit-report-2515222
Smriti Irani’s grants misued in Anand

In a shocker for the state government, the Anand district collector has shot off a letter complaining about irregularities in implementation of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/report-smriti-irani-s-grants-misued-in-anand-2508009

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