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Farm labourers’ union plans protest march to Captain Amarinder Singh's Patiala residence

July 25, 2021 8:45 am

Despite the announcement, the Zamin Prapti Sangrash Committee (ZPSC) - an outfit that represents farm labourers in Punjab — has announced its decision to march towards Moti Mahal, CM’s residence in Patiala, on August 13.

MGNREGA was safety net for workers during first wave, but there are holes in it now

July 24, 2021 8:12 am

The government has not only reduced its budget this year but has also neglected it in relief measures post the second wave.

Sarpanch sets technical assistant ablaze over pending bills in Telangana

July 14, 2021 9:40 am

The Technical Assistant has been shifted to hospital and doctors said he suffered around 25 per cent burn injuries, an official said, adding the sarpanch has been taken into custody and was being questioned.

Gujarat govt praises NREGA: ‘lifesaver’ for migrants who came back after lockdown

June 29, 2021 1:30 pm

Stating that “the government is working towards generating employment opportunities”, it says “MGNREGA has been a lifesaver for labourers compelled to return to their homes”.

Tripura to give 0.05% interest per day to MGNREGA workers for late wage disbursal

June 09, 2021 3:35 pm

With complaints mounting over pending payments, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked authorities to clear wages every weekend.

Tripura: CM Biplab Deb unveils Rs 579 crore Corona package

May 27, 2021 8:31 pm

Meanwhile, the state government has suspended all local trains from Thursday to check the rising number of Covid cases.

Virus spread in rural areas may hit recovery further

May 12, 2021 7:12 am

On the other hand, in urban areas, the pent-up demand for consumer goods — a major contributor to the pick-up in consumption in the second half of 2020-21 — is unlikely to be a factor this year, further denting the growth prospects.

Make every drop of water count for sustainable agriculture

March 29, 2021 8:54 am

Technological solutions to make rice and sugarcane cultivators use water more sustainably can work if there are right incentives, and agri-input pricing is on the right track.

Prime Minister opens Maitri bridge with Bangladesh, woos Tripura with ‘HIRA-wala development’

March 10, 2021 1:10 am

The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) was assigned the project and the bridge came up at a cost of Rs 133 crores.

'Forced to increase work on scheme': Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM for 'ridiculing' MGNREGA

February 22, 2021 4:50 pm

Inaugurating a Kudumbasree Sangamam at Poothadi Grama Panchayat in his constituency Wayanad, the Congress leader said the Congress works for the empowerment of the poor and alleged that the idea of the ruling BJP was to empower the most powerful.