Implementation

  • 12 states have implemented Right to Food Act: Paswan June 15, 2014

    Patna: Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday said only five states have fully implemented Food Security Act and seven others have done so partially so far. Till date, only 12 states have implemented the Food Security Act with the states like Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Punjab doing so fully...
  • BJP calls for 'in-depth' inquiry in farm debt waiver scheme after CAG report March 5, 2013

    The main Opposition BJP called for an inquiry into the farm debt waiver scheme after CAG report highlighting government's lapses and irregularities in implementing the scheme. "There are things rotting somewhere and that is why we want an in-depth inquiry because without that you won't be able to prove the...
  • CAG report on farm debt waiver scheme reveals lapses March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) final report on the farm debt waiver scheme highlighted loopholes and pointed out irregularities in implementation of the Rs 52,000 crore scheme. The report was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. The CAG report said over Rs 20 crore were doled to ineligible farmers...
  • Bihar govt rejects demand for CBI probe into MNREGA December 3, 2012

    Patna: The Bihar government rejected the opposition demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged Rs 6,000 crore scam in the implementation of MNREGA in the state on Monday and questioned the 'political motive' behind the survey carried out by a Delhibased NGO. "The state agencies are...
  • UPA readies for polls, takes action on Sachar report September 1, 2007

    New Delhi: The UPA Government's preparations are going on backstage as the snap polls loom large. The action-taken report on the Sachar Panel recommendations was presented in Parliament clearly with an eye on the minority vote bank. With the possibility of a mid-term election looming large, the UPA government is...
  • Tell us: Has Govt failed to make a quota case? April 23, 2007

    New Delhi: In what could be big a blow to the Government's pro-reservation stance, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to vacate the stay on 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in elite educational institutions like IIMs and IITs. ...
  • Sachar report to be enforced in toto December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: The debates and Opposition offensive over the Sachar Committee report fails to deter the Union Government from its ‘resolve’ to go ahead with the recommendations of the panel, which was formed to study the socio-economic status of Muslims in the country. Among other things, the Sachar Panel has advocated...
  • No security about private guards August 16, 2006

    New Delhi: There are more than 15,000 private security agencies all over India, about 2,000 in Delhi itself and close to 50 lakh security guards throughout the country. Almost every major building in major cities is now guarded by private security guards. It's not easy to verify each one of...