Sunday , 24 March 2019

National News

Centre seeks report from MP on MGNREGS graft

NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send “on priority basis” its action taken report on alleged corruption to the tune of several crore in works done under its flagship rural employment guarantee scheme.
Senior officials in the rural development ministry said the state government has not yet sent its ATR over the series of irregularities pointed out by the ministry.

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Atanasio fined Rs 2 lakh in foreign currency case

MUMBAI: The Goa Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, who was detained at the Mumbai airport last month for allegedly carrying unaccounted foreign and Indian currency, has been fined and slapped with a penalty of `2 lakh for the violation of the Customs Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act rules, a Customs official said on Saturday.

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