Jharkhand government suspends mining secretary Pooja Singhal post her arrest

The 2000-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was taken into ED custody under the relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

published on : 13th May 2022

Mamata writes to Modi, seeks release of MGNREGA, PMAY funds

Mamata Banerjee mentioned that West Bengal holds the top rank in implementing PM Awas Yojana, and since 2016-17, more than 32 lakh houses have been constructed.

published on : 12th May 2022

ED summons Jharkhand IAS Pooja Singhal in MGNREGA funds embezzlement probe

Earlier this month, ED conducted raids at Pulse Hospital, Ranchi. The hospital owner is a close relative of Pooja Singhal, Secretary, Mines and Geology, in Jharkhand.

published on : 11th May 2022

Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal appears before ED in money laundering case

The federal agency is expected to record the statement of the 2000-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

published on : 10th May 2022

ED conducts raids in Jharkhand MGNREGA funds fraud case; seizes over Rs 19 crore cash

The officials said a number of incriminating documents that indicate political and higher bureaucracy links with alleged illegal mining activities in the state have been seized.

published on : 6th May 2022

MGNREGA scheme implementation under scanner after work takes place at wrong site in Odisha

While the land measuring 1.947 hectare as per khata no-264 and plot no-1128 has reportedly been recorded as hill and constructions carried out between 2000 and 2021.

published on : 1st May 2022

Use MGNREGA funds for removal of invasive species: Madras High Court

A report filed before the court indicated that the invasive species are a threat to the entire eco-system and if it is not arrested, the entire forest will vanish.

published on : 29th April 2022

SC agrees to list plea on non-payment of wages to lakhs of workers under MGNREGA

The plea by advocate Prashant Bhushan has said that there is currently a grave crisis faced by crores of workers under the scheme in the country.

published on : 20th April 2022

Ex-bonded labourers from TN get chance to rebuild lives brick by brick

We were not able to send our first two children to school as we were employed in a brick kiln. My next two children, a boy and a girl, are now studying in Class 10 and Class 9,” a beneficiary said.

published on : 14th April 2022

Dismissed Makkal Nala Paniyalarga workers will get jobs: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

AIADMK member Sellur K Raju said that the incumbent government is distributing medicines to public at their doorstep under the 'Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam' scheme.

published on : 9th April 2022

Harish questions silence of BJP over injustice to State

The Minister wondered how could Bandi Sanjay even show his face to the people during his padayatra.

published on : 1st April 2022

Connectivity is a major issue at Jawadhu hills in Vellore

Lack of roads and internet services has left tribals ‘high and dry’. When it comes to education, the situation is much worse in the 68 villages in the Jawadhu hills near Aniacut.

published on : 25th March 2022

No pucca house put Irular families in Vellakulam village at Arcot Taluk in trouble

A couple said venomous insects crawl into houses during the night as makeshift huts lack doors.

published on : 21st March 2022

Payment row: All is not well with rural job guarantee scheme in Gujarat

In Gujarat, MGNREGA workers do not get wages even after hard work. Also, out of 32 lakh active workers in the state, only 35,000 got 100 days of work.

published on : 17th March 2022

MGNREGA employment shrinks in Vellore as demand goes up

According to a senior official from Ranipet, the demand for MGNREGA jobs has shot up in recent times and they are trying to give jobs to a maximum number of people.

published on : 2nd March 2022
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