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Aug 03, 2017
Unclear estimates about number of villages in India have hampered development plansThe number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan.
Jul 31, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Over five crore people provided jobs under MGNREGA, says Narendra Singh TomarOver 5.69 crore households had sought employment under the MGNREGA scheme in 2016-17 and 5.12 crore of them were provided work, the government said on Monday.
Jun 13, 2017
Can we lift the poor out of their poverty by paying them Rs 21 per day? The CEA and the FM think soThe paltry sum of Rs 21 per day would still be a revolutionary gift if it would be given by a sensitive government as an add-on benefit to the poor
May 24, 2017
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal says fight against corruption is at the top of his achievement listAssam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who completed one year in office on Wednesday, said he put fight against corruption at the top of the list of achievements of his government.
May 22, 2017
BJP: Tripura government failed to follow MNREGA rules, only 6% geo-tagging of assets completedBJP says the Tripura government did only 6 percent of geo-tagging of assets and uploaded false MIS (Management Information System) reports of MGNREGA.
May 08, 2017
Govt to rework baseline for paying MGNREGA wagesTo end the variation in wages notified by the Centre and minimum wages of few states, the Centre has constituted Nagesh Singh committee to rework the baseline for paying MGNREGA wages
Apr 24, 2017
South India's Drought Part 3: Parched lands in Nagapattinam lead to distress migrationThis is the third article from an eight-part series of ground reports on the ongoing water crisis in south India. In this piece the author writes about how the Dalits in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu are forced to migrate because of the acute water crisis and no land rights.
Apr 20, 2017
Inadequate pensions leave India’s elderly no choice but to workThe shared logic behind old age pension is to enable those beyond a certain age to maintain a reasonable standard of living without having to engage in paid labour. In India, in the non-formal sector, people do not retire from work at any stipulated age.
Mar 28, 2017
Aadhaar debate: Govt expects blind trust from justifiably wary citizensHow seriously should we take government's claims that the most sensitive, crucial and identifiable data of a billion-plus Indians are "safe" and won't fall prey to identity or financial thefts?
Mar 27, 2017
Aadhaar card can't be made mandatory for govt welfare schemes: Supreme CourtSupreme Court on Monday told the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre that they cannot make Aadhar card mandatory to extend benefits of its welfare schemes.