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NITI Aayog's new monitoring framework a game changer for ministries, says expenditure secretary
Business

NITI Aayog's new monitoring framework a game changer for ministries, says expenditure secretary

There is some monitoring of large infrastructure projects, but that happens with a lag.

Resistance to Modi's ambitious welfare schemes: Why the PM needs to get bolder
Economy

Resistance to Modi's ambitious welfare schemes: Why the PM needs to get bolder

Economists at brokerage CLSA estimate potential savings at $13-$15 billion

Memo to Sonia: Cash transfer may not get you a win in 2014
Politics

Memo to Sonia: Cash transfer may not get you a win in 2014

The direct cash transfer scheme will work if implemented properly over the next three to four years. It won't deliver political dividends by 2014.

LPG cash subsidy: How oil cos will pay for UPA re-election
Business

LPG cash subsidy: How oil cos will pay for UPA re-election

The PMO is planning to pay the LPG cash subsidy for only one cylinder upfront: this means the oil companies will bear a part of the UPA's re-election costs

Mayawati blows PM bugle, asks party workers to aim for Red Fort
Politics

Mayawati blows PM bugle, asks party workers to aim for Red Fort

Addressing a rally of party workers here, the former UP chief minister asked her party workers to ensure a big victory for BSP in the next general elections

Cong schizophrenia: Cash transfers or food security?
Politics

Cong schizophrenia: Cash transfers or food security?

What is the point of a food security bill when the government is also going full steam ahead with cash transfers?

Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin
Economy

Cash transfers: Come polls, NAC views go into dustbin

The UPA and Sonia Gandhi are turning a deaf year to their own National Advisory Council's apprehensions on cash transfers.

Cash transfers: govt's rush may lead to its failure
Economy

Cash transfers: govt's rush may lead to its failure

An expert warns that cash transfers are no panacea. But they work only if they are rolled out slowly, learning lessons along the way

Dash for cash: PMO, Chidu and Ramesh aren't on same page
Business

Dash for cash: PMO, Chidu and Ramesh aren't on same page

It's becoming increasingly clear that the Congress has jumped into direct cash transfers without even having got all stakeholders on the same page

Dash for cash: Why Congress must look before its leaps
Economy

Dash for cash: Why Congress must look before its leaps

Cash transfers may be vote-winners, but if good politics must translate to good economics the Congress should do more homework on it.

The murky motivations behind Cong's love of cash transfers
Politics

The murky motivations behind Cong's love of cash transfers

Despite the touted benefits of the cash transfers scheme, it is actually likely to be little more than a Rahul Gandhi election sop, with negative consequences for the fiscal deficit

Cong rush for UID-based cash subsidy is like legal voter bribery
Politics

Cong rush for UID-based cash subsidy is like legal voter bribery

The UPA's rush to implement cash transfers in lieu of subsidies can also be seen as a pre-election reform that will be like a fully legal bribe to the voter

Will cash transfers work any better than current ration shops?
Economy

Will cash transfers work any better than current ration shops?

Cash transfers are touted as a better alternative to the leaky public distribution system. But they come with their own set of problems.

Nilekani wants to change your status from beggar to customer
Business

Nilekani wants to change your status from beggar to customer

If Nandan Nilekani's proposals to replace subsidies on cooking gas, fuel and food with cash are implemented, you will go from being a mere beneficiary to a true customer with cash to spend.