A case against the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Sarath Ninan Mathew* Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (“MGNREGA”): Setting the Context The unemployment rate in the period 2004-2005 was 2.37%. In the period 2009-2010, when MGNREGA was fully operational, this decreased to 2.06%. In absolute terms, around 1.45 million more people were employed in 2009-2010 in comparison to 2004-2005.[1] Even if we … Continue reading A case against the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

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SAVE THE TIGER REMAINS A SLOGAN

By Lakshay Kewalramani  INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND 1,00,000 Tigers were killed in India between 1850 and 1950 and there have been 115 tiger deaths in 2017.[1] Tigers are indiscriminately killed through poisoning by the locals or authorities, shooting by the forest guards, poaching etc. According to Mr. Valmik Thapar (former member of Tiger Task Force 2005), if Tigers … Continue reading SAVE THE TIGER REMAINS A SLOGAN