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  • Mumbai: People living in crumbling buildings 27-09-2013 04:45 PM

    Over 3 lakh people housed as part of Mumbai's biggest rehabilitation scheme for those displaced by infrastructure projects are living in crumbling buildings. The buildings are constructed with substandard material and in imminent danger of collapse. ...
  • FTP: SC says Aadhar not mandatory: Is Aadhar scheme becoming a white elephant? 24-09-2013 11:10 PM

    In a major setback for the Centre, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Aadhar numbers/cards being prepared by the Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI) can't be the sole proof for the government's various schemes. Aadhar is one of the main schemes of the UPA-2. It is headed by the Infosys...
  • HRD Ministry raised hygiene issue in mid day meals with Bihar 18-07-2013 07:40 PM

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development had in April 2013 warned the Bihar government over problems faced by the mid day meal scheme in the state. Two reports prepared by independent agencies showed that students and their parents were not happy with the quality of food served at schools in...
  • Mid day meals: HRD Ministry says it had warned Bihar government 18-07-2013 07:17 PM

    HRD Minister Pallam Raju says that a few months back 12 districts in Bihar were warned over the hygiene issues in mid day meals. Raju added that Saran, where 23 children died after eating mid day meals, was among the districts. ...
  • Food Bill a poll stunt, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan 13-07-2013 07:08 PM

    The Congress has decided to start the rollout of the Food Security scheme from August 20, the birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. ...
  • Food security is must, says Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi 13-07-2013 03:31 PM

    "We put the food security bill into action and we will provide food security to the people in the country. The ordinance has been passed and we will pass this bill in the monsoon session," he said. ...
  • WB: Chit fund firms run for cover as panic hits the sealing 26-04-2013 11:53 PM

    Rose Valley's chairman Goutam Kundu wrote to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on April 23 seeking protection from the administration. He claimed in his letter that his group had assets worth Rs 10,000 crore, and the money collected from depositors was safe in his hands. ...
  • Farm loan waiver under scanner: Are big ticket government schemes prone to corruption? 05-03-2013 10:48 PM

    The CAG report which was tabled in Parliament earlier on Tuesday criticised the scheme's implementation, citing lapses in 22 per cent of the cases. ...
  • Farm debt waiver scheme: Finance Ministry orders probe after CAG report reveals lapses 05-03-2013 10:40 PM

    The CAG report which was tabled in Parliament earlier on Tuesday criticised the scheme's implementation, citing lapses in 22 per cent of the cases. ...
  • BJP calls for 'in-depth' inquiry in farm debt waiver scheme after CAG report 05-03-2013 03:25 PM

    "There are things rotting somewhere and that is why we want an in-depth inquiry," said BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar. ...
  • Direct cash transfer: UPA faces opposition from within 01-01-2013 09:19 AM

    Sources say that many ministers opposed the scheme fearing that the hiccups in the scheme could hurt the party in the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • Sheila Dikshit's comment an insult to the poor: Ramdev 16-12-2012 04:37 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. ...
  • The Last Word: Is government ready for cash transfers? 29-11-2012 11:17 PM

    The benefits of the cash transfer scheme to be rolled-out from January 1 in 51 districts will reach the intended beneficiary only by February-March, said Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahlwualia. ...
  • Is the UPA's cash transfer scheme a poll game changer? 27-11-2012 11:44 PM

    Referring to the modus operandi of the scheme, Chidambaram said that subsidies would directly be credited to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. ...
  • Government calls its direct cash transfer scheme a game changer 27-11-2012 10:03 PM

    The government claims falsification and duplication will be eradicated as subsidies will be directly credited to bank accounts of beneficiaries. ...
  • Direct cash transfer scheme a ploy to reduce grants: Opposition 27-11-2012 03:15 PM

    A day after the government announced the direct cash transfer scheme for BPL families through Aadhar cards, the opposition is calling it a ploy to end subsidies. ...
  • Mumbai: Over 15,000 investors cheated in Rs 34 crore religious fraud 23-11-2012 08:04 PM

    As many as 15,000 investors from the Christian community were duped in an investment scheme promising Israel tour. ...
  • Mid-day meal scheme turning into a nightmare 02-11-2012 07:55 PM

    It was an ambitious project of the government, but it's turning into a nightmare with children being served substandard food. ...
  • FTN: We can't fight corruption through OB Vans, says Nandan Nilekani 22-10-2012 11:56 PM

    UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani says Aadhaar numbers are far more effective at fighting corruption than laws and agitations. ...
  • CJs in Rural Bihar Expose Corruption 10-12-2011 08:21 PM

    CJ Jaganath exposes corruption in NREGA scheme while CJ Dhanrajia Devi uncovers corruption in the PDS mechanism. ...
  • CJ battles corruption in Meghalaya 22-10-2011 12:38 PM

    CJ Agnes exposes how benefits of PDS, NREGA and other govt schemes do not reach villagers because of corruption. ...
  • CJ Show: Citizens Turn CJ to Fight Back 15-10-2011 07:17 PM

    Citizens expose scams and battle insensitive authorities. They share their stories, videos and pictures. ...
  • CJ battles to get her wages under NREGA scheme 01-10-2011 11:16 PM

    Citizen Journaist Shakuntala Devi battles to get her wages under NREGA scheme. ...
  • 150 kids fall ill after taking vitamin shots 28-08-2010 10:14 AM

    A second government health blunder in less than two weeks. 150 school children fall sick after being administered vitamin shots in Haryana. ...
  • CJ show: How villagers are fooled on the name of NREGA 25-10-2009 04:16 PM

    RPL Srivastava tells about the welfare scheme scams in villages. ...
  • Infant mortality in India shockingly high, says report 06-10-2009 02:52 PM

    90 pc deaths infant deaths are due to preventable diseases like pneumonia, diarrohea. ...
  • Mob vandalises food supply office in Patna 08-08-2009 07:02 PM

    Protesters vandalised office premises of the Alamganj municipal office. ...
  • NREGA's 5-year report card has red marks all over 02-08-2009 05:19 PM

    An investigation of the UPA govt's showpiece rural development scheme. ...
  • Watch: Congress continues with its aam admi agenda 26-06-2009 02:25 AM

    Sonia Gandhi has proposed an act on national food security. ...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today 09-05-2008 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: He might be out of the India squad, but Harbhajan Singh is seen as a player who has the credentials to lead the country at some time in the future by former skipper Sourav Ganguly. Harbhajan's captaincy was brilliant in the Champions League and yesterday too [for Mumbai Indians...