India's plan to develop key Iranian port faces U.S. headwinds

India committed $500 million to speed development of the port after sanctions on Iran were lifted following a deal struck between major powers and Tehran to curb its nuclear program in 2015. But not a single tender has been awarded for supplying equipment like cranes and forklifts. Jun 10, 2017
MGNREGA workers

Wages of indecision: Govt yet to fix MGNREGA pay

In spite of a committee's recommendation to bring in change when it comes to calculating wages under MGNREGA, the central government has failed to hike the salaries in real terms. Jun 9, 2017