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Aug 24, 2018
Karnataka floods: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces aid of Rs 1 crore for flood-hit Kodagu districtDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the flood-ravaged district of Kodagu in Karnataka and pledged support for the restoration work where hundreds have been rendered homeless.
Oct 08, 2017
Elderly care in India: Centre and state must stop passing the buck, says former minister Ashwani KumarAshwani Kumar, 64, former member of Parliament and former law minister, explained to us why he is fighting a public-interest litigation in the Supreme Court seeking more assistance for the elderly.
Aug 26, 2016
Maneka Gandhi stresses the need for ambulances in all districtsUnion minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said she was saddened by two incidents in Odisha where a man carried his wife's body on his shoulders and two policemen used a bamboo pole to carry a corpse due to alleged lack of ambulances and stressed the need for making ambulances available in all the districts.
Jul 07, 2015
Enhance MPLAD Fund instead of hiking MPs' pay, says Shanta KumarOpposing the proposal to hike salaries of parliamentarians, BJP's Shanta Kumar on Monday said the government should instead enhance MP Local Areas Development Fund.
Apr 29, 2015
Opposition protests move to use MPLAD funds in Swachh missionOpposition parties including the Congress on Wednesday strongly opposed any move to allow the MPs Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds to be used for Swachh Bharat Mission, prompting the government to say that no decision has been taken in this regard.
Jun 28, 2014
BJP classroom for MPs: Social media guru Modi gives first lessonBJP has organised a two-day orientation programme starting on Saturday to train newly-elected BJP MPs in efficient parliamentary and public conduct.
Jun 06, 2014
Should 'Bharat Ratna' Sachin Tendulkar say no to commercial ads?Mumbai NGO PCGT has written to the former cricketer to stop promoting commercial products on television.
Feb 24, 2014
Sachin's MPLAD fund lapses, he suggested no projects for suburban MumbaiTendulkar was entitled to development funds of Rs 10 crore under the MPLAD scheme in his two years as a member of the RS until now.
Nov 27, 2013
Goa MP tosses bouquet at function, says he deserves bigger oneA Congress MP justified throwing away a bouquet given to him during a function on Sunday claiming that the Rs 85 lakh fund he allotted to the hosts merited a bigger floral offering.
Jul 07, 2011
MPLAD scheme is all pumped up, now at Rs 5 crHigher prices have pushed the government to go for the massive jump. The move would cost the exchequer an additional Rs 2,370 crore annually.