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DAVP asks for withdrawal of `Bharat Nirman` advertisements

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 17:56

The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) on Saturday asked the ruling Congress party to withdraw its high profile `Bharat Nirman` advertisements from Monday.

UPA govt denying funds to West Bengal: Trinamool Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 18:40

Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the UPA government of denying funds to West Bengal and demanded immediate release of money for central schemes like MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Mamata accuses UPA govt of depriving WB of central funds

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:07

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Congress led UPA government of denying her state funds under the MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan schemes.

House and MGNREGA job for Birbhum gang-rape victim

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 15:18

With villagers opposing her return, the tribal girl allegedly gangraped on the order of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district would be provided a job under MGNREGA and a house by the state government near her village.

Jairam asks Odisha to clear backlog payments under MGNREGA

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:15

Expressing concern over reported delay in payment of wages to the workers under MGNREGA, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Odisha government to clear the backlog immediately.

NCSC blames Odisha govt for palm-chopping of 2 labourers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 17:51

Coming down heavily on the Odisha government over the recent palm-chopping of two labourers in Kalahandi district, the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) on Tuesday said the unfortunate incident was an outcome of the state`s failure to implement the MGNREGA Act.

Deadlock between district authorities, panchayat continue in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 12:35

The month-long deadlock between the district authorities and panchayat members of Bandhugaon block of Odisha`s Koraput district is on despite the administration`s steps to break it.

Take some MGNREGA schemes to private farmlands: Hemant Soren

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:15

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday suggested taking more MGNREGA schemes to private farmland, contending it will help farmers who have been suffering due to weather-triggered crop failure.

States should ensure implementation of central schemes: Ramesh

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:13

Asking the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure effective implementation of central schemes, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said complaints were being received regarding the MGNREGA in the state.

Govt keen on full implementation of MGNREGA: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:20

Puducherry government is keen on ensuring full and absolute implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, welfare minister P Rajavelu said Monday.

Over 3,000 works completed under MGNREGA in Budgam

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 13:49

Over 3,000 works have been completed under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Budgam district of Kashmir, generating 4,67,122 man-days of employment under the scheme.

Poor implementation of MGNREGA in Bihar: CAG

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 18:34

MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from 1 to 7% during 2007-12, according to CAG report submitted to state assembly.