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Apr 02, 2018
Rising prices of grains, digitisation of PDS records pose challenges for the poor to avail foodThe prices of rice, wheat and pulses have been rising steadily making it more difficult for the poor to buy grain at market price.
Dec 01, 2014
Govt trying to dismantle MGNREGA, not doing enough for farmers: Oppn in Lok SabhaMembers in Lok Sabha on Monday took the government to task for trying to "dismantle" the MGNREGA.
Apr 27, 2012
This official doesn't want his dearness allowance hiked!Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman refuses to accept his increased allowance to protest the poor DA hike for workers under the 100-day rural jobs scheme.
Apr 07, 2012
Poverty rate fell twice during UPA regime: MontekAs per the data released by the Planning Commission, the rate of poverty reduction between 2004-05 to 2009-10 was 1.5 percent every year.
Mar 20, 2012
How UP and Bihar are skewing India's poverty estimatesPlanning Commission had released a report indicating reduced poverty ration from 37.2 percent to 29.8 percent. Is it a big reduction? Here's what Abhijit Sen, Planning Commission member has to say.
Mar 15, 2012
Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinkingThe 'demographic dividend' that many experts keep talking about can only be reaped if the population is healthy and educated.
Mar 05, 2012
Budget 2012 must merge NREGA with Food security to cut subsidyEconomists are keeping their fingers crossed on what lies ahead. But their prescriptions are clear: fiscal consolidation, energy pricing reforms, and rationalisation of subsidies.
Jan 23, 2012
NREGA faceoff: PM not in favour of minimum wages, Jairam disagreesWhile the PM favours challenging the Karnataka High Court judgement that said the wages cannot be less than the minimum wages notified by the states, Ramesh fears the "atmospherics" of filing an SLP could go against the government.
Jan 06, 2012
'Civil society' is not only about being media savvy: Aruna RoyAruna Roy speaks to Firstpost on her experience of working with the government, the recent rise of 'civil society' and what it has been like to work with the National Advisory Council.
Dec 10, 2011
Is paying Rs 127 a day for farm labour too much, Mr Pawar?Why is Sharad Pawar trying to fight the new minimum wage standard set by NREGA?