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PMO asks ministries to take up direct cash transfer on war footing
Economy

PMO asks ministries to take up direct cash transfer on war footing

Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked ministries to take up implementation of direct cash transfer scheme on a "war footing" before the launch of the programme on January 1.

Defer cash scheme in Gujarat, HP: Poll panel to govt
Politics

Defer cash scheme in Gujarat, HP: Poll panel to govt

The Commission also expressed concern over the announcement and expected the government to avoid doing so during the operation of model code.

Gujarat polls: Congress, BJP mince words over cash transfer scheme
Politics

Gujarat polls: Congress, BJP mince words over cash transfer scheme

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad also hit back by questioning the Congress' seriousness on the issue.

Gujarat polls: Govt says no violation of model code
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Gujarat polls: Govt says no violation of model code

Of the 51 districts, where the cash-transfer schemes will be implemented to Aadhar account holders, four of them are in Gujarat.

Explain timing of cash transfer announcement: EC to centre
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Explain timing of cash transfer announcement: EC to centre

The Election Commission has conveyed its unhappiness to the Centre over the announcement of its direct cash transfer scheme when the Model Code in poll- bound Gujarat is in force and has asked for a report to be submitted to it by this evening.

BJP files complains with EC over direct cash transfer timing
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BJP files complains with EC over direct cash transfer timing

Advani was also accompanied by Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj.

Direct cash transfers being done for political mileage: BJP
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Direct cash transfers being done for political mileage: BJP

The party has also said it is not opposed to the scheme.

Reality Check: Aadhaar penetration is 'absurdly' weak
Economy

Reality Check: Aadhaar penetration is 'absurdly' weak

80% of India is not covered under Aadhaar. Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, which are politically significant states for the Congress, are the only states with some coverage at 35% and 57%, respectively.

Direct cash transfer political game changer, not bribe to voters, says Chidu
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Direct cash transfer political game changer, not bribe to voters, says Chidu

"It is a politically revolutionary step. It was a promise we made in the 2009 manifesto," added Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, who accompanied Chidambaram.

With direct cash transfer, Cong says 'aapka paisa aapke haath'
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With direct cash transfer, Cong says 'aapka paisa aapke haath'

"Aap ka paisa aapke haath" was how Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh chose to describe the cash transfer scheme which the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said will be rolled out across 51 districts in the country.

Is govt's direct cash transfer plan working wonders?
Economy

Is govt's direct cash transfer plan working wonders?

Will the government be able to belie doubts over direct cash transfers? Initial indications are it will.