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National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Making Panchayat Raj Institutions Effective


The Bill on National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme seeks to provide guaranteed employment to one member of every rural household for at least 100 days a year for a minimum wage of Rs.60 per day.  Out of 260 million poor people in the country, about 200 million poor people are in rural areas. People in 45% rural India do not get work for six months in a year. Food security is a serious problem for poor people in 13 States. The underlying objective of the scheme has been to ensure food security in rural households by providing guaranteed employment to increase the purchasing power of the poor rural families.

The Saga of the Jemaah Islamiah 



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South Indian Inscriptions

Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886.

These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

Bombay Karnataka InscriptionsNew

(contains Bombay Karnataka Inscriptions - The Early Chalukyas, The Rashtrakutas, The later Chalukyas, The Kalachuryas, The Hoysalas, The Yadavas, The Vijayanagara Kings, Mysore Rulers, The Kadambas, The Guttas and Miscellaneous Inscriptions)


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Impact of Karnataka government advertisements

A study spread over several districts revealed a surprising  variety in media taste and advertisement impact, says Dr B P Mahesh Chandra Guru.


A collection of several Interviews during the last week.



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