States’ MGNREGA under probe for potential financial misappropriation

Concerned about potential financial misappropriation, the Centre has sent a warning to the states urging them to adhere to the true spirit of the flagship rural job guarantee programme, reported The Economic Times. Some state governments have been constructing rural infrastructure with more than permitted funds under the flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment … Read more

Maharashtra government to spend Rs 6 lakh crore on state’s infrastructure

The Maharashtra government is planning for a major overhaul of the state’s infrastructure — from airports and ports to expressways to railway networks — that is estimated to cost anywhere north of ‘5-6 lakh crore, but which could give the state a much-needed facelift. The War Room, a brainchild of Devendra Fadnavis when he first … Read more

FM criticises states seeking more funds, says ‘You, Me’ culture won’t work

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday criticised states seeking greater funds from the Central government on the basis of the fact that they generated more revenue. Addressing a CNN-News18 Town Hall event here, she made the comment while responding to Tamil Nadu’s demand for more funds. “You can’t expect more … Read more

Auto Theft Rates High in Western States

Vehicle thefts continue to skyrocket in many areas of the U.S., according to the latest National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) Hot Spots Report. Nationwide, 932,329 vehicles were reported stolen in 2021, a 6% increase over 2020, and a 17% increase since 2019. The top 5 states with the most thefts by volume, which include Illinois, … Read more

COP27: Centre reaches out to states for stronger climate action plan

Ahead of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP27, the Centre is reaching out to states to encourage them to devise stronger climate action plans. This comes with India aiming to become a net-zero economy by 2070. COP27 will be held in Egypt from November 6 to 18. As the … Read more

BJP’s expenses on assembly polls in five states up 58% to Rs 344 cr

BJP and the Congress party spent considerably more money in the 2022 assembly elections of five states, namely, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, and Uttarakhand, as compared to 2017. BJP’s expenditure rose by 58 per cent, and Congress’s expenditure was up 80 per cent, a report by Indian Express (IE) showed. … Read more

U.S. States Ask Appeals Court to Reinstate Facebook Lawsuit

A big group of U.S. states, led by New York, argued to an appeals court Monday that it should reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Meta’s Facebook because of ongoing harm from the company’s actions and because the states had not waited too long to file their complaint. Barbara Underwood, solicitor general of New York which … Read more

Here are the Best States to Register a Limited Partnership

How to register a limited partnership and get it right. A partnership is a formal or informal business structure that allows two or more entrepreneurs to work together to achieve a common business goal. One of the most popular types of legal partnerships is the limited partnership (LP). This article covers the basics of what … Read more

States want e-buses, but manufacturers worry about repayment: Official

States want electric buses for public transport but manufacturers doubt if their road transport undertakings (STUs) will make payments, said a senior civil servant on Thursday. STUs are subsidised by state governments. “The question is if they are given these services as per the proposed model, will they be … Read more