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Modi govt gives nod to fifth phase of UPA's Aadhaar scheme

Sep 11, 2014

Modi govt gives nod to fifth phase of UPA's Aadhaar scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Wednesday gave its approval to the fifth phase of the Unique Identification (Aadhaar) scheme for undertaking enrolment in the four states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand. #UPA #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Aadhaar #Union Cabinet #UIDAI
How Nilekani secured UIDAI's future under the NDA tenure

Jul 24, 2014

How Nilekani secured UIDAI's future under the NDA tenure

The change in the government thinking on UIDAI is the result of a clear U-turn as the new government initially had put its weight behind National Population Register. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Arun Jaitley #Rajnath Singh #NPA #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #UIDAI
Attack on Aadhaar: Nilekani complains to EC against Ananth

Mar 26, 2014

Attack on Aadhaar: Nilekani complains to EC against Ananth

Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys and face of the Aadhaar programme, charged that Kumar was trying to gain mileage by abusing a government programme like Aadhaar. #Politics #PoliticalPlay #Ananth Kumar #Election Commission #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Why Indians should be thankful to SC for killing the Aadhaar

Mar 25, 2014

Why Indians should be thankful to SC for killing the Aadhaar

The problem with the Aadhaar is that it was a technocratic fix to an international prescription to correct an Indian problem. #Congress #BJP #IMF #Supreme Court #CBI #ConnectTheDots #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #UIDAI #Cash transfer #Planning Comission

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Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Nov 26, 2012

Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

The government in election mode is hurrying what it believes are popular reforms. But by offering to transfer cash to 10 crore families while withdrawing subsidies that support double that population, the UPA may end up scoring a self-goal. #HowThisWorks #UPA #Poverty #Aadhaar #Cash transfers

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Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Sep 11, 2014

India's biometric ID project is back on track

The new Indian government has indicated strong support for a controversial project to require residents to have biometric IDs in order to collect government benefits, setting a target of 1 billion enrollments by 2015. The status of the project was in... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party