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Jun 08, 2017
Treat Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest with urgency; a contagion could deepen the crisisWith high level of non performing assets (NPAs), banks are not in a position to forgive farmer loans but the question is, if corporate loans can be adjusted, why not farm loans, where the reasons are more compelling.
May 09, 2017
Gujarat PDS shop owners led by Modi's brother on warpathPM Narendra Modi's elder brother Prahlad Modi on Monday threatened that all fair price shopkeepers would go on an indefinite strike from May 28
May 05, 2017
Linking Aadhaar to ration cards helped govt save Rs 14,000 cr, claims Ram Vilas PaswanThe government aims to computerise the PDS to check pilferage and plug leakages by installing electronic PoS devices at all fair price shops
Mar 06, 2017
Aadhaar database fully safe and secure, no incident of misuse, says UIDAIUIDAI has decided to have registered devices for capturing biometrics data and such biometrics will be encrypted at the point of capture itself.
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Jan 30, 2017
Exclusive: Why I fear Union Budget 2017, Yogendra Yadav writes for FirstpostYogendra Yadav fears that if Arun Jaitley indeed announces Universal Basic Income in the Union Budget, it will just be a parody. From the signals, what the government is thinking about is neither universal nor basic income
Jan 26, 2017
Chandrababu Naidu panel's pitch for tax on cash deals could be counterproductiveRefund of tax to those making digital payments is a good suggestion, but as they say the devil is in the details.
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Dec 28, 2016
Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi seeks white paper from PM Narendra Modi, puts forth demandsSeeking a white paper on demonetisation, Congress on Wednesday posed several questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi including how much black money has come in and put forth a charter of demands including lifting all restrictions on money withdrawal and compensation to farmers, traders and the poor who have "suffered" due to note ban.
Jul 15, 2016
Kashmir Unrest: Food ministry to distribute advance three-month rationsIn the wake of "acute food shortage" in violence-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Food Ministry on Friday assured the state authorities that it will provide advance three-month rations for public distribution in the valley.