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The court has instructed that all schemes and employment opportunities available to migrant workers must be publicised; and there must be employment relief and skill mapping(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Secure the future of migrants | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 07:00 PM IST
The executive and the judiciary must continue to focus on them
Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh is the party candidate from Vaishali seat where voting was held in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12, 2019.(File Photo)
Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh is the party candidate from Vaishali seat where voting was held in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12, 2019.(File Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: After 2014 reverse, RJD looks to regain hold on stronghold Vaishali

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 09:18 AM IST
In Vaishali, former union minister and five-term MP Raghuvansh Prasad Singh of the Rashtriya Janata Dal contested against Lok Janshakti Party’s Veena Devi, wife of Janata Dal (United) corporator Dinesh Singh.
Women work at a road construction site under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, an anti-poverty plan that provides 100 days of employment every year to tens of millions of rural poor, West Bengal, 2013(REUTERS)
Women work at a road construction site under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, an anti-poverty plan that provides 100 days of employment every year to tens of millions of rural poor, West Bengal, 2013(REUTERS)

Strengthen NREGS to support the rural economy

By Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus, Sandip Sukhtankar
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 08:49 AM IST
We began our own work on the NREGS from a posture of skepticism, documenting corruption and seeking to mitigate it. But our results from a highly-credible randomised evaluation suggest that NREGS may be a surprisingly effective tool both for improving the welfare of the landless rural poor and also increasing overall rural productivity.
Pathanamthitta, India – September 05, 2018: Thankamma, a 68-year-old cancer patient at Attathodu village in Ranni Block of Pathanamthitta District of Kerala, India on Wednesday, September 05, 2018.(HT Photo)
Pathanamthitta, India – September 05, 2018: Thankamma, a 68-year-old cancer patient at Attathodu village in Ranni Block of Pathanamthitta District of Kerala, India on Wednesday, September 05, 2018.(HT Photo)

Kerala slowly picks up pieces after devastating floods

Hindustan Times, Pathanamthitta | By Dhamini Ratnam
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 07:35 AM IST
One way to understand the scale of devastation that Kerala has faced is to look at the numbers.
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