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Topic: NREGA

Controversial order to split MNREGA payments on caste lines withdrawn after states object

Social justice ministry noted that its field report indicated a deepening of caste division within village communities over segregation of workers into SCs, STs and others.

Modi govt stares at ‘shortage of funds’ for MGNREGS urban variant, drops idea for now

Housing and urban affairs ministry had held meetings with states during lockdown to discuss the plan, but has decided to drop it for now.

What an ‘urban NREGA’ should look like

Having eaten humble pie on NREGA, time for Narendra Modi to seriously consider Jean Dreze’s terrific proposal for urban employment.

Lockdown sees record spike in NREGA jobs, but 1.7 crore applicants fail to get one

According to a new NREGA tracker launched by activists, 7.62 crore households have received jobs under the scheme between April and June, the highest since 2017-18.

Ministers’ panel wants to use MGNREGA funds for labour wages in private factories

Led by Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, the panel recommends expanding MGNREGA's ambit to include work in private enterprises such as factories, construction sites.

Karan Singh warns about nuclear catastrophe, TKA Nair wants NREG stimulus

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

NYAY is product of same Meena Kumari politics that brought Congress to 44 in 2014 from 206

Gone are the days when politicians could win votes by inspiring self-pity in voters. This new generation is aspirational, it doesn't buy the 'kasam tumhari main ro padungi' attitude.

Socialism, not secularism, is the central fault line of Indian politics

What’s the best way for the people to move up in life? That is the main swing question in 2019 – as it is in every election.

Poverty figures drop by 50 million, India on way to become middle-income nation: Study

Study based on World Bank data says the drop happened in past two years, but Congress govt's NREGA scheme also played its part.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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