March 05, 2016 2:55 am
While three MPs claim existing Rs 5 crore per year is not sufficient, Pune city MP Anil Shirole says ‘if funds are managed well, they are quite enough’.
February 19, 2014 10:49 am
Starting today, The Indian Express tracks how MP Local Area Development funds have been spent in various districts, based on third-party audits.
October 07, 2013 4:07 am
The lifting of ban will make it possible for legislators to give money to institutions where they hold a post
October 31, 2011 12:14 am
Earlier,govt had acceded to long-pending demand to increase amount from Rs 2 cr to Rs 5 cr.
September 19, 2011 3:49 am
The CPM backed Union Minister Jairam Rameshs remarks favouring a social audit of funds spent by Members of Parliament under MPLAD Scheme and demanded that the programme be scrapped.
September 17, 2011 2:39 am
The minister had said MPs were not ready for social audit of MPLAD scheme.
September 16, 2011 2:47 am
The social audit has brought about transparency,and even Hazare agrees to it, he said,lauding the NREGS role in securing livelihoods of poor and vulnerable sections in rural India.
September 15, 2011 2:29 pm
MPs keep questioning MGNREGA,want all decisions to be taken with their consent,said Ramesh.
July 07, 2011 1:03 am
The third phase of the expansion of private FM radio channels in smaller towns and cities is set to get government approval with the Union Cabinet likely to clear
June 17, 2011 12:06 am
In case of all MPLAD works upto Rs 2 lakh being undertaken by the government agencies,the mount can be released as advance in a single instalment.