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BJP must win all 42 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal: PM Modi

Kolkata/IBNS: In a new goal set for his party cadres, workers and leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must win all 42 seats which are up for grabs in West Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee announces Bengal govt will pay MGNREGA workers' dues

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced her government will clear the payments- allegedly held by the Centre- of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers (who work under the 100-day work scheme), in the run up to the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Bengal Guv assures TMC of taking up MGNREGA fund scheme dues' issue with Centre

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal Governor C V Ananda Bose on Monday assured a Trinamool Congress delegation, led by its national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, that he would convey to the Centre about the MGNREGA fund scheme dues to the State Government, official sources said.

Bengal is bearing the brunt of withheld MGNREGA and Awas Yojana funds: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday once again gave a call to "march to Delhi" pressing for her government's demands from the Centre.

People Power Prevails: Volunteers unite to mend breach sites in Punjab

In a remarkable display of unity and resilience, thousands of volunteers worked tirelessly for 18 days to mend the breached Gatta Mundi Kasu bundh on the Sutlej river in Jalandhar.

Mamata to hold two-day dharna from Mar 29 protesting against Modi govt

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a two-day dharna (sit-in protest) beginning on Mar 29 protesting against the central government's delay in disbursing funds of MGNREGA scheme and an alleged attempt to malign the state.

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi over delay in releasing funds for MGNREGA scheme, PM Awas Yojana

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention over the alleged delay in releasing funds to her state for the implementation of MGNREGA scheme and the Prime Minister Awas Yojana.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to increase MGNREGA fund

New Delhi/UNI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged the Centre to increase the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) budget allocation as she claimed that there has been continuous cut in funds under the present government.

Use MGNREGA to help people during Covid crisis: Sonia Gandhi to Modi govt

New Delhi/UNI: Terming the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005, as a shining example of a radical and rational systemic change, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Monday urged the central government to use it to help the people of India at this crisis caused due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

Tripura provides maximum job to aspirational blocks: Dy CM

Agartala/UNI: Tripura government has provided maximum jobs to the selected aspirational rural development blocks of the state in the current financial year that boosted up rural livelihood substantially, claimed deputy chief minister holding the rural development portfolio Jishnu Dev Varma here today.  

Karbi Anglong MGNREGA scam: Police arrest three persons

Guwahati, Apr 22 (IBNS) : Three persons, including a junior engineer, were arrested by police in connection with multi-crore rupees Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA) scam in the Assam’s hills district Karbi Anglong.

Centre approves workday extension under MGNREGA scheme in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Feb 25 (IBNS): The Central government has given permission to Tamil Nadu for increasing the number of workdays under MGNREGA from the existing 100 days to 150 days, according to media reports on Saturday.