NGO moves Supreme Court; seeks CBI probe into MGNREGA funds scam in Bihar
Report by Centre for Environment and Food Security says nearly Rs 6,000 crore meant to be paid to wage labourers siphoned off
Supreme Court questions viability of river linking project
Directs Centre to submit detailed report on project cost and land acquisition
Budget through the years post liberalisation
Run up to Budget 2012-13
Whose budget is it, Mr Jaitley?
Being the first full year budget of the National Democratic Alliance government, there was expectation that the finance minister's announcements …
The unbearable burden of 2015
This is the second full budget of the NDA, coinciding with the second year of its governance
In a bid to give more fiscal autonomy to states, the Centre in the last budget gave them a higher share in Union tax receipts. Has this helped …
Budget 2016 in cartoons
Centre rolls out Agriculture Land Leasing Act, 2016
NITI Aayog's Panagariya wishes to extend the Act to non-agricultural uses as well, which farmer leaders oppose
Report card: Environmental governance under NDA government
The government has stepped up action on environmental concerns such as pollution, but retains a myopic view of natural resource management and …
Rajya Sabha passes the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST
The move paves way for a uniform tax regime in India
नागरिक का भीड़ बन जाना
2014 में ऐतिहासिक रूप से बहुमत लाकर मोदी की अगुआई में राजग सरकार के आते ही नफरत के बोलों का सिलसिला शुरू हो गया ...
एक सर्जिकल स्ट्राइक बेरोजगारी पर
सत्ता में कोई भी रहे, आतंकवाद की तरह ही बेरोजगारी भी लगातार बढ़ती रही है। जबकि इससे निपटने के लिए हमें सीमा पार करने ...
Union Budget 2018: Merely increasing funds for Clean Ganga will not ensure results
A CAG report had said underutilised funds and an absence of a long-term plan affecting rejuvenation of Ganga
Why India's poor laugh at anti-corruption campaigns
Indian anti-corruption drives don't factor in the poor, the worst victims of the scourge
हंसी के पात्र भ्रष्टाचार विरोधी आंदोलन
लगातार दो शासन काल में जिस पैमाने पर जनता के पैसों की लूट हुई है, उसने भ्रष्टाचार विरोधी मुहिमों को असफल साबित कर दिया ...
Farmer producer organisations need their very own Amul
Instead of encouraging them on paper, the government has to create a few model FPOs in the country and provide institutional support to them
Environmentally conscious former PM Vajpayee no more
Two old timers recall the contributions that Vajpayee made to the field of environmental governance in India
'Relations between non-profits & govt are waning since liberalisation'
In the wake of arrests of 5 human rights activists by Maharashtra police, Down To Earth speaks to activists about what is bringing …
Is PM Modi really a ‘Champion of the Earth’?
Even as the United Nations has selected India's PM for this year's award to honour his role in protecting the environment, his regime's …
After Jairam Ramesh, now activists criticise green fund rules
They raise questions on the implementation of the rules and demand their withdrawal
India's National Action Plan on Climate Change needs desperate repair
India's National Action Plan on Climate Change has been slow to start and its sectoral missions are not aligned with the schemes the government …
Interim Budget 2019: 'Gokul Mission funds have not been suitably utilised at all'
The scheme is just 'lip service' for the Modi government says official even as Piyush Goyal allocates Rs 750 crore to it
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केंद्रीय बजट : 1947 से अब तक
पहले बजट में बंटवारे और उसके परिणामस्वरूप उपजी अस्थिरता बजट के प्रावधानों को निर्धारित करने वाले प्रमुख तत्व रहे