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Sep 28, 2018
Centre's measures for Jammu and Kashmir local body polls will increase accountability, improve governanceA series of measures announced by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on empowering local government in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to significantly change the ground rules in Kashmir if implemented.
Sep 25, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir to deploy Central forces ahead of panchayat, municipal polls for enhanced securityHe said Jammu and Kashmir will provide security to all the candidates who request for it and facilitate their campaigning as well.
Sep 16, 2018
For NDA's move to raise MSPs of monsoon crops to matter, agriculture needs structural changes, says economic analystMadhura Swaminathan talked about the challenges facing Indian agriculture, including low MSPs and farm income and disagreement with Aadhaar-enabled food security in the PDS.
Jul 21, 2018
Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, povertyIn Uttar Pradesh (UP), the meandering journey of direct cash transfers into beneficiaries’ bank accounts is one that’s deeply shrouded in mystery.
Jun 20, 2018
Tired of the perpetual water crisis, an old man in the Chatarpur village of MP decided to take matters into his own handsSitaram has had enough. He has lived through a water crisis that has deepened, from groundwater levels taking a nosedive to wells drying up as early as February. Coupled with a largely apathetic administration prone to knee-jerk quick fixes, the effects of an arid landscape on a populace that survives below poverty line are abysmal. So, armed with a phavda and a thasla, a spade and a vessel to collect the mud, Sitaram decided to dig a well in his village.
May 18, 2018
Maharashtra govt says farmers to receive funds for irrigation wells, orchards through DBT schemeFarmers will now receive funds for irrigation wells and orchards directly into their bank accounts through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) method, Maharashtra minister for Employment Guarantee Schemes (EGS), Jaykumar Rawal, said today.
May 14, 2018
Delayed payments under guaranteed rural employment programme MNREGA decline to 6-yr low: SBI reportDelayed payments under the guaranteed rural employment programme MNREGA fell to 6-year low of Rs 67,956 crore last fiscal ended 31 March, a SBI research report said
Feb 12, 2018
Decoding Budget 2018: The mirage of Minimum Support Price and the small farmerBudget 2018 aims to empower farmers, but would it have been more prudent to ensure that credit, price-realisation or subsidy benefits reached them directly? | #FirstCulture
Jan 29, 2018
P Chidambaram's pakoda jibe is an insult to small business owners, betrays mindset of middle and upper classP Chidambaram's comments were in poor taste He ought to withdraw them immediately, and without reservation.
Jan 28, 2018
P Chidambaram takes dig at Narendra Modi: BJP accuses Congress of insulting poor and aspirational IndiansTaking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks that selling 'pakodas' was a kind of employment, Chidambaram tweeted, "Even selling pakodas is a 'job', said PM. By that logic, even begging is a job. Let's count poor or disabled persons who are forced to beg for a living as 'employed' people."