He also called for the induction of agricultural work in MGNREGA. "Governments may take a small percentage of share from farmers for letting MGNREGA workers work in their farms. This step will create huge employment opportunities. Farmers can approach panchayats or Gram Sabhas for workers and workers can also approach them for work. As the work is real, monitory or social accountability will also be real," he had said. … [Read more...] about Raghuvansh Prasad Singh: A look at the political career of MGNREGA’s architect and a veteran RJD leader
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Jaitley added: “Our campaign for television and radio will emphasise on national security, government's achievements, women empowerment through Ujwalla scheme, campaign against corruption, PM Kisan Yojana, the welfare of the poor, middle class and newly emerging middle class.” … [Read more...] about Here’s what campaign songs of Congress and BJP talk about
The issue of judges being influenced by potential post-retirement career prospects also came up in the Constituent Assembly Debates (June 7, 1949). Professor KT Shah, Rajendra Prasad’s rival in the first Presidential Election of Independent India, moved an amendment to introduce a new Article (Article 193-A) in the Constitution calling for a complete prohibition on judges accepting government jobs post-retirement. The logic for the amendment, Shah believed, is "so simple and the principle underlying it is so clear that there could be no difference of opinion unless you desire your judiciary to be subservient or in any way influenced by the executive". … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last
The Trump clip arrives early in the film, a fairly late-breaking inclusion that drives home how brazenly the modern GOP has become in its efforts at voter suppression. It’s nearly the last that viewers will hear from the current president, though, in a film whose scope begins with post-Civil War Reconstruction, but stretches all the way back to the Declaration of Independence, in which “We the people” referred exclusively to white, male, property-owners. … [Read more...] about ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ is the only documentary you need to see before this election
Physical gold: Buying jewellery and gold coins is still one of the most popular modes of investing in gold. But holding gold in physical forms comes with two main disadvantages. Apart from the additional cost incurred for safekeeping, buying physical gold also comes with purity-related concerns. Additionally, one may also face challenges in accessing physical gold stored in bank lockers or selling it during a political turmoil or natural disaster. … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to invest in gold now?