Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicSocial welfare

Topic: social welfare

Bal Thackeray set Sena motto as 80% social work, 20% politics, but 6-yr data is another story

Shiv Sena’s audit reports filed with the Election Commission for the past six years reveal that a majority of the party’s spending is focussed on elections.

Govt allocates Rs 11,689.39 crore to Social Justice & Empowerment Ministry

The allocation for the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities saw an increase of 30.19 per cent to Rs 1,171.77 crore in 2021-22 from Rs 900 crore in 2020-21.

Modi govt’s Swachh Bharat shows why switching to ‘mission mode’ is helping India

From funding flexibility to faster outcomes, government service delivery works better if it is implemented in mission mode and not as a programme.

Centre gives a lot of money to states for social welfare. A good policy, but only on paper

In the last 18 years, the Centre spent Rs 14 lakh crore on social services. But centrally sponsored schemes are undermining state say.

New Zealand well-being budget isn’t a new idea, India’s been there and done that already

Excellent marketing apart, there's nothing new in Jacinda Ardern's government prioritising social welfare spending.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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