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Mar 02, 2016
Increased social spending by government can decrease mortality rates: ResearchersEven small increases in social spending – monies for welfare, education, and health – can significantly reduce mortality rate, says a US-based study
Feb 18, 2015
Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in themFinance Minister in Budget 2015 is expected to incorporate Finance Commission's recommendations and cut government allocation for social sector spending by 25-30 percent.
Jul 08, 2013
India underperforms in social spending, despite UPA largesseIndia may not be spending enough on anti-povery schemes, suggests an ADB index. But the report is not a vindication of NGO positions either.
Jun 08, 2013
Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggarsIf MNREGA at least has the virtue of making the poor consumers with choice, the Food Security Bill will convert the poor into mere supplicants of the state
May 15, 2013
Did Indira abolish bonded labour or Sonia? NREGA's tall claimsThe UPA ads eulogising MGNREGA as a a huge success needs to be taken with bags of salt. The scheme did make a difference, but not as is claimed.
Mar 02, 2013
What NREGA did: Rural women knocked out of real jobsThe latest rural employment data suggests that rising wages have pushed women out of more productive work and into NREGA schemes