HP govt to contribute to workers' bank accounts under APY

The Himachal Pradesh government would make a contribution of at least Rs 1000 per annum for the next three years in the accounts of workers under Atal Pension Yojna (APY).

Rahul Gandhi may go on a padyatra to meet farmers in Tamil Nadu
Rahul Gandhi may go on a padyatra to meet farmers in Tamil Nadu

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi plans to undertake a 15-km padyatra in Tamil Nadu later this month to meet farmers and get a first hand account of their problems, weeks after he undertook such a campaign in Telangana.

Govt verifying farmers' death in recent rain havoc: Rajasthan Minister

The Rajastham government on Wednesday said it was verifying the deaths of farmers who were reportedly died in rain and hailstorm related mishaps early this month in various parts of the state.

National lok adalats dispose 8.80 lakh cases

 Around 8.80 lakh cases -- related to land acquisition, revenue and rural employment scheme MNREGA -- involving an amount of Rs 200 crore were disposed by National Lok Adalat held across India.

Assam spent Rs 2,100 cr under MGNREGA in three years

The Assam government has spent over Rs 2,100 crore in the state between 2011-12 and 2013-14 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act to generate nearly ten crore mandays.

MNREGA fell prey to corruption in Gujarat when Modi was CM: Congress

 Congress on Sunday took a swipe on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his reported jibe at UPA'S MNREGA scheme, saying the welfare scheme fell prey to corruption in Gujarat during his tenure as Chief Minister, and the party will raise the issue in the Rajya Sabha.

Congress MP Deepender Hooda describes PM's speech as 'jugglery of words'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday in Parliament was described by Congress MP Deepender Hooda as containing "nothing new" and being just a "jugglery of words".

How does Gujarat remain poor even when Modi was CM: Kharge

The Prime Minister's attack on the Opposition on the failure of MNREGA scheme on Friday did not go down well with the Congress which hit back saying Gujarat remained a poor state even when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister.

PM's reply to Motion of Thanks on President's speech- Part 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement in Lok Sabha to conclude a two-day discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech.

PM's reply to Motion of Thanks on President's speech- Part 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement in Lok Sabha to conclude a two-day discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech.

PM's reply to President's Budget Session speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement in Lok Sabha to conclude a two-day discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech.

Himachal CM misguiding people over release of MNERGA funds: BJP

Senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Sunday alleged that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was misleading people over the release of MNREGA funds and said the Centre has released all the money to the state.

Education must for growth of society: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Sunday said education was an essential requisite for the growth and development of the society.

Govt finding out reasons for delay in MNREGA wage payment

 The Centre is finding out the reasons for the delay in payment of MNREGA wages after a Rural Development Ministry data showed that only 28.62 per cent wages have been paid on time under the scheme so far this financial year.

Two crore toilets to be built in villages, linked to MNREGA

Over two crore toilets will be built in select villages across the country under a programme of making India open defecation-free by 2019 which the government decided to link to MNREGA.

MNREGA bill to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday

 The bill on amending the MNREGA will be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday after the opposition complained that discussion on the issue was getting postponed.

Centre not paying wages to MNREGA labourers in UP: Congress MP

Accusing the Centre of not paying daily wages to labourers in Uttar Pradesh under MNREGA, a Congress member on Thursday demanded a probe into the issue and responsibility be fixed against those responsible for the delay.

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi's style of functioning

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of functioning, saying that he wants complete power in his hands.

TMC MPs protest outside Parliament over MNREGA issue

The TMC MPs this morning staged a protest outside Parliament over MNREGA issue.

After umbrellas and black shawls, TMC MPs now protest with earthern pots in Parliament
After umbrellas and black shawls, TMC MPs now protest with earthern pots in Parliament

Amid reported move of the Narendra Modi government to amend MNREGA, MPs of the Trinamool Congress on Friday adopted a unique method to hold protest outside Parliament here.