TMC flexes muscles in national capital with MGNREGA sit-in

NEW DELHI: TMC leaders flexed their muscle in the national capital on Gandhi Jayanti, staging a peaceful sit-in at Rajghat to protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre’s alleged delay in providing funds for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme. Over 3,000 people from West Bengal joined the TMC leaders at […]

Centre has withheld common people’s money: Abhishek Banerjee

National general secretary of TMC raises pending MGNREGA dues in his public rally

Clear pending MGNREGA dues immediately: TMC to Centre

TMC is mounting pressure on central government to release funds ahead of the panchayat election

While West Bengal is burning, Abhishek issues ultimatum to centre

With increasing attacks on Hindus in recent times, TMC national general secretary and Didi’s all-powerful nephew Abhishek Banerjee gives centre 10-15 days to release MGNREGA funds

Mamata to stage dharna in Kolkata for non payment of MGNREGA funds

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will stage a sit-in demonstration in Kolkata on March 29, and 30 to protest the Modi government’s alleged discrimination against West Bengal in allocation of funds and its alleged attempt to malign the image of the TMC government, said TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien during a press conference in the […]

Centre to probe MGNREGA irregularities in West Bengal

Ministry of Rural Development will conduct an enquiry into allegations of misappropriation of funds under MGNREGA in Murshidabad

Jharkhand’s Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana Completes 1 Year

  NEW DELHI: Jharkhand government’s Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana, which has changed the face of barren land in the state, completed one year on Wednesday. The upper Tand land is being saturated by adopting the principle of watershed management. These rainwater harvesting techniques are creating opportunities for irrigation. Under the MGNREGA, schemes such as Trench-cum-Bund, check […]

With Panchayat Polls In Mind, TMC Asks Centre To Clear MGNREGA Funds

NEW DELHI: A 10-member parliamentary delegation from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) met Union rural development minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday, demanding the clearance of pending wages under the MGNREGA scheme to West Bengal on Thursday. TMC said that an amount of Rs 7,130 crore under the MGNREGA scheme is pending from December 26 till date. […]

MGNREGA Scam: Jharkhand Mining Secy Singhal, Husband Appear Before ED

  RANCHI: Jharkhand Mining and Geology department secretary Pooja Singhal and her husband Abhishek Jha on Tuesday joined the Enforcement Directorate’s probe in connection with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scam to the tune of Rs 18 crore. Singhal came on ED’s radar last week after the agency sleuths carried out […]

Increase Budget For MGNREGA: Sonia Gandhi To Govt In Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Centre over the “constant cuts” in budgetary allocation to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and demanded to increase the budget for the scheme. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Gandhi said the scheme helped crores of poor families during the COVID-induced […]