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Complete breakdown of welfare schemes like PDS, MNREGA in Jharkhand's Latehar district: Villagers blame loopholes, lackadaisical officials
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Complete breakdown of welfare schemes like PDS, MNREGA in Jharkhand's Latehar district: Villagers blame loopholes, lackadaisical officials

While issues in the PDS scheme have affected people across Jharkhand, activists pointed to another factor that has contributed to the spate of starvation deaths - loopholes in implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA or NREGA), and the lack of accountability for its failure in the state.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra: 44 pilgrims from Telangana stranded in Nepal’s Hilsa after travel agency abandons them on return trip
India

Kailash Mansarovar yatra: 44 pilgrims from Telangana stranded in Nepal’s Hilsa after travel agency abandons them on return trip

Forty-four people from Telangana have been left stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa after a travel agency they were registered with abandoned them while returning from their pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar. One of the passengers said that the area, where they have been stranded, is completely surrounded by hills and a few of them are gradually falling sick. 'I request the state government to help us get back to our homes safely', he said.

25 state govts to pay one crore for every month plastic disposal plans aren't submitted to Centre
India

25 state govts to pay one crore for every month plastic disposal plans aren't submitted to Centre

The states were expected to submit action plans for plastic disposal by 30 April to the Pollution Control Board.

Haryana govt issues circular on 'courtesy and etiquette', says officials should rise to receive and see off MPs, MLAs
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Haryana govt issues circular on 'courtesy and etiquette', says officials should rise to receive and see off MPs, MLAs

Haryana government has sought to impart these lessons of courtesy and etiquette to its officials through an elaborate circular on the subject matter.

NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highways
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NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highways

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and NHAI to state its stand on maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das advises BJP workers to plan in advance to meet targets, make BJP 'invincible'
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Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das advises BJP workers to plan in advance to meet targets, make BJP 'invincible'

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday advised party workers to plan well in advance to achieve the desired target and make the BJP "invincible"

BJP's Ram Madhav says Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma has mandate to talk to everyone, including Hurriyat
India

BJP's Ram Madhav says Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma has mandate to talk to everyone, including Hurriyat

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Satuday said the Centre's interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has the mandate to talk to everyone including the separatists

Keeping pets in Punjab? Now, pay Rs 250 tax for dogs and cats; Rs 500 for cows, buffaloes and elephants
India

Keeping pets in Punjab? Now, pay Rs 250 tax for dogs and cats; Rs 500 for cows, buffaloes and elephants

According to the latest notification announced by the Punjab government, people in the state will now have to pay taxes to keep domestic animals

Chhattisgarh Police arrests 129 farmers in separate incidents, foils bid to gherao CM's residence
India

Chhattisgarh Police arrests 129 farmers in separate incidents, foils bid to gherao CM's residence

At least 129 farmers were arrested from separate places of Chhattisgarh's capital ahead of their scheduled protest on Thursday in support of various demands, including Rs 2,100 minimum support price for per quintal of paddy

Bihar considering giving tablets to youths under skill development programme, says Sushil Kumar Modi
India

Bihar considering giving tablets to youths under skill development programme, says Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi Sunday said the state government is considering giving "tablets" to youths who would get training under the 'Skill Development Programme'

Assam flood: Narendra Modi speaks to Sarbanand Sonowal, promises all support to overcome situation
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Assam flood: Narendra Modi speaks to Sarbanand Sonowal, promises all support to overcome situation

All possible support is being provided to Assam for overcoming the flood situation prevailing in parts of the state

Centre ready to give states Rs 1,000 crore for world-class 'busports' in 2,000 places: Nitin Gadkari
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Centre ready to give states Rs 1,000 crore for world-class 'busports' in 2,000 places: Nitin Gadkari

Transport ministry ready to offer viability gap funding of Rs 1,000 crore to states for large world-class bus terminals in as many as 2,000 cities and towns

CPI to hold protests over farmers' issues, accuses NDA govt of failing to prevent farmers' deaths
India

CPI to hold protests over farmers' issues, accuses NDA govt of failing to prevent farmers' deaths

The Communist Party of India (CPI) would hold nation-wide demonstrations including picketing of central and state government offices and 'jail bharo' for three-days from tomorrow, over farmers issues

18,000 families displaced by Sardar Sarovar Dam's gate closing; Congress, AAP to raise issue in Parliament
India

18,000 families displaced by Sardar Sarovar Dam's gate closing; Congress, AAP to raise issue in Parliament

The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have jumped in support of the 18,000 families from Madhya Pradesh which have been displaced by the recent closure of the gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Gujarat

Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Less than 15 lakh farmers will benefit from scheme, claims Congress
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Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Less than 15 lakh farmers will benefit from scheme, claims Congress

The Maharashtra Congress Saturday claimed that less than 15 lakh farmers will get the benefit of the farm loan waiver scheme announced by the state government

National Commission for Scheduled Castes unhappy with Kerala govt over rise in violence against Dalits
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National Commission for Scheduled Castes unhappy with Kerala govt over rise in violence against Dalits

National Commission for Scheduled Castes Saturday said atrocities against Dalits were increasing in Kerala, and the state government has failed to ensure them adequate safety

Liquor ban on highways: Tamil Nadu residents go on fast, seek closure of re-opened TASMAC outlet
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Liquor ban on highways: Tamil Nadu residents go on fast, seek closure of re-opened TASMAC outlet

Nearly 200 residents of a village in Tirupur district went on an indefinite hunger strike, protesting the re-opening of state-run the TASMAC liquor outlet.

P P Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for IT emphasised the need for ‘foolproof’ cybersecurity
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P P Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for IT emphasised the need for ‘foolproof’ cybersecurity

Union Minister of State for IT P P Chaudhary laid emphasis on cybersecurity keeping in mind the growing cases of cybercrime.

MGP withdraws support to BJP-led Goa govt
Politics

MGP withdraws support to BJP-led Goa govt

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) on Thursday withdrew its support to the BJP-led state government, after two of its ministers were sacked from the Goa cabinet recently owing to serious differences between the alliance partners