New Delhi: What do MPs from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Delhi share in common? Answer: They have managed not to spend even a single penny this year from their MPLADS (Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) kitty.
This includes both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members.
This came to light after the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) collated data available till August.
The government had recently raised the MPLADS amount from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore per year....more
10:10 AM, Sep 03, 2012
New Delhi: A massive hike of Rs 3 crore in the annual allocation for a scheme that enables every MP to recommend development works in their constituencies, was approved by the government on Thursday. The decision to increase the annual allocation for the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore for each MP from 2011-12, was taken at the meeting of...
04:18 PM, Jul 07, 2011
Bangalore: Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist on Thursday said that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has the best chance of scoring his 100th international century in the upcoming India-Australia series. Sachin has a very good chance of scoring his 100th ton in the series as he knows Australian conditions well. It is a matter of time he does that, he told reporters here. However, the Australian bowlers would be unhappy to...
09:41 AM, Mar 28, 2008