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Prasanna Mohanty
November 4, 2020
Unprecedented demand for work under the rural job guarantee scheme sees 90 million individuals finding support and 19 million more waiting their turn, but if the fund crunch continues there may not be much to look forward to

September 19, 2020
The Lower House later approved the first batch of the supplementary demands for grants, mainly to enable the government meet expenses for combating the COVID-19 pandemic

Chitranjan Kumar
August 25, 2020
The April-July period of the current fiscal witnessed 46 per cent growth in work execution (in terms of person-days), coupled with an increase of 12 per cent in average wage under MGNREGA, shows CRISIL report

August 11, 2020
The Congress has been urging the government to scale up the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and expand its scope to meet the growing work demand in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

Nirbhay Kumar
July 22, 2020
The survey stated that minimal hiring has started in the sector, and while businesses are restarting, they remain acutely stressed

July 16, 2020
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said that whoever needs a ration card should be provided one without needing to answer questions such as \"are you a citizen, are you this, are you that, are you entitled\" in the short run

Prasanna Mohanty
July 16, 2020
For years, job crisis has remained unacknowledged and un-remedied; the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it, but the government has no information on job loss or policy response to it, except for a few relief measures

New Delhi, June 24, 2020
Around 160 infrastructure works have been identified which are to be expedited to generate 8 lakh man days of employment for migrant workers

Aseem Thapliyal
June 24, 2020
Share price of Escorts rose 8% to a record high of Rs 1,047 against previous close of Rs 970.55 on BSE. The large cap stock has gained after 2 days of consecutive fall.

June 11, 2020
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who discussed the plan at a high-level meeting, has asked the Zones to increase work allotted under the government's flagship rural job guarantee programme and explore ways to hire workers under the scheme

New Delhi, June 9, 2020
Flipkart to deliver in paper-based packaging instead of poly bagsFlipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. The idea was to move towards using 100% recycled plastic in its supply chain by March 2021. The firm has already reduced its new plastic consumption by 50% through different initiatives. One of its latest initiatives is to use eco-friendly recycled paper bags to replace the poly pouches for packaging of products.Delhi govt to assess po...

New Delhi, June 8, 2020
Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the Modi government and said that upon assuming power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that MGNREGA was a \"living monument\" of the Congress party's failure

May 30, 2020
Lockdown 5.0 in India: MHA new guidelines lay down plan for phased reopening of lockdown outside containment zones; states and union territories have been allowed to prohibit certain activities outside the containment zones or impose restrictions, based on their assessments

Aprajita Sharma
New Delhi, May 24, 2020
A balance sheet recession happens when highly indebted companies collectively focus on reducing debt instead of growth, causing rut in the economy

New Delhi, May 19, 2020
According to party leader's family members, Diwakar along with his son had gone for a walk when the assailants came on a motorbike and after a brief verbal argument, shot both dead

Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, May 17, 2020
The most important component of the government's initiatives and recurring theme across most tranches of stimulus announcements was the thrust towards promoting private businesses by easing regulations and drafting new ones

New Delhi, May 17, 2020
India's fiscal deficit will rise from the targeted 3.5% to 6% of GDP in FY21. Barclays has pegged consolidated government deficit (Centre and State) at 12% of GDP, compared to 8% earlier, implying overall borrowing need of close to Rs 25 lakh crore

Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, May 17, 2020
\"The break-up of the Rs 20 lakh crore shows the RBI has a share of Rs 8 lakh crore, while another Rs 1.9 lakh crore was announced earlier before this grand package. Hence these five tranches provide for Rs 10 lakh crore,\" says CARE Ratings

New Delhi, May 14, 2020
Sitharaman also said that 14.62 crore person-days of work were generated under MNREGS till May 13, 2020

New Delhi, May 12, 2020
Coronavirus India live updates: The Supreme Court (SC) will reopen its court premises and resume work from the courtrooms from next week. However, the lawyers will argue cases from their chamber, said sources. The total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped to 70,756 on Tuesday, as per the Union Health Ministry

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