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Rights groups criticise Govt
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Changes proposed by Centre weaken MGNREGA, says activist Aruna...

Slamming the NDA-led government for attempting to undermine the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) by restricting its coverage, squeezing funds and making it more material-intensive, social activist Aruna Roy Wednesday ... Indian Express, 1 week ago
Columns: Making MGNREGA deliver better Financial Express, 1 week ago
Human rights groups criticise govt Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago
Times of India

Activists ask SC to reconsider order to name whistleblower

A group of activists, including Aruna Roy and former information commissioner Shailesh Gandhi, on Tuesday said the Supreme Court's order asking to name the source who provided the visitor's register of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Activists seek SIT probe into CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's visitors diary  Times of India1 month ago

National Federation of Indian Women celebrates Young Women's Day on its 60th anniversary

Members of National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW), including aruna roy and Annie Raja, today celebrated 'Young Women's Day' to mark the 60th anniversary of the CPI's women's wing. Crediting efforts by NFIW for the implementation of the MNREGA ...
 DNA India1 month ago NFIW celebrates Young Women's Day on its 60th anniversary  Business Standard1 month ago
Mid Day

Travel special: Music fests across India that you must attend

Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh The North-East section of India is a travel haven, which has not yet been explored to the hilt. And arts and music festivals are more than a good reason to get out there. One of the big names is the Hornbill Festival ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

U.S. jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings

By By | Reuters 8 minutes ago Related Content Blackwater Worldwide security guards Evan Liberty (L) and Dustin Heard (R) leave … Blackwater Worldwide security guard Nick Slatten (C) leaves the federal courthouse … Blackwater Worldwide ...
 Yahoo! Singapore10 hours ago
Jagran Post

MNREGA has helped revive agriculture sector: Study

government's move to reform MNREGA today said that the scheme has in fact helped revive the agriculture sector of the country. Citing a new study conducted by a Mumbai-based research institute they said that a majority of the works undertaken, ...
 Business Standard India4 days ago

Denied a free hand, Rahul pulls back from party affairs

A leader said though party veterans hold Rahul responsible for the defeat in Lok Sabha Elections, the fact is that he was never allowed to work as he wanted. His experiments were tried in limited ways and even stopped sometimes. Even for ticket ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

A rural safety net is essential in India

Under the original law, 60 per cent of the financing was to go for wages and 40 for materials. Mr Gadkari has made known his intention to make this 51:49. Under the original law, 60 per cent of the financing was to go for wages and 40 for materials. Mr ...
 Asian Age1 week ago A rural safety net is essential in India  Deccan Chronicle6 days ago

Make RTI process easy, a tool to bring transparency: activists

With over 1.98 lakh RTI petitions remain pending in state commissions in last seven year, activists have stressed on the need to make the process to seek information under the Act easy and use it as a tool to bring transparency in development ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago "RTI must be an easy tool to bring transparency"  The Statesman1 week ago 'Make RTI process easy, a tool to bring transparency'  Economic Times1 week ago

Fleeing the light

Political parties have acted as judge, jury, supplicant and advocate in their move to amend the RTI Act and exempt themselves from its purview. Their rhetoric on transparency is more hollow than ever A friend called the other day, and said: I want ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
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