Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Swaraj Abhiyan Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/05/2018 regarding implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005. Apex Court emphasised on the fact that there cannot be any justifiable reason to delay payment of wages or justifiable denial of compensation for delayed payment of wages. Any delay in payment of wages or compensation violates statutory provisions.

The first part of a series on NDA govt's flagship schemes looks at housing for all

Affordable homes in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Gurugram and Noida are moving at a fast clip

Sikkim has been adjudged the cleanest State while Jharkhand comes last in the list on the condition of sanitation in rural areas of 26 states.

Gandhinagar: The Centre has raised objections over the controversial 'Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2016', which was passed

The Centre has constituted a team of officers to visit selected districts of western Uttar Pradesh particularly Meerut and Muzaffarnagar to study status of irrigation development and implementation

Rural development ministry to also seek more funds over and above Rs 38,500 crore allocated in 2016-17 Budget for such works

BHUBANESWAR: The uncertainty over Central assistance for rural housing scheme under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) for the current fiscal is finally over with the Ministry of Rural Development sanctionin

The Centre has decided to keep its focus on addressing multi-dimensional poverty in rural areas. The Centre would stick with convergent planning for rural development.

In a major move to improve the infrastructure of rural villages in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday cleared 315 schemes worth Rs.480.99 crore.

According to the note, the “revised stand” would be the basis for a presentation to be made by the ministry before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the land bill.

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