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Govt extends deadline to get Aadhaar card for free LPG under PMUY scheme to 30 September
India

Govt extends deadline to get Aadhaar card for free LPG under PMUY scheme to 30 September

The government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections in three years with a view to providing clean cooking fuel

Two years on: Here's how Narendra Modi, his govt and BJP have performed
Politics

Two years on: Here's how Narendra Modi, his govt and BJP have performed

The performance of Narandra Modi as an individual, the functioning of his government and the narrative of his RSS-backed party during the preceding two years calls for a dispassionate analysis that’s done without any fear or favour

Mr Prime Minister, please ensure privacy rights for all Indians: MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Politics

Mr Prime Minister, please ensure privacy rights for all Indians: MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar

I would urge the govt to explore the possibility of either a new privacy legislation, or review and amend the existing IT Act, Section 43 A at the earliest

Modi is ending UPA's oil mess, but cannot remain a fair weather deregulator
Business

Modi is ending UPA's oil mess, but cannot remain a fair weather deregulator

The government's decision to free ONGC from having to subsidise LPG this year is good, but this decision cannot depend on the vagaries of global oil prices. Deregulation cannot be brought in or abandoned based on convenience

Jan Dhan: Drop in zero-balance accounts as LPG cash subsidies flow in
Business

Jan Dhan: Drop in zero-balance accounts as LPG cash subsidies flow in

The Jan Dhan Yojana scheme's success depends on how active these accounts become. One sign: the number of zero-balance accounts is falling. The LPG cash transfers may be helping

After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses
Business

After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses

The NDA government is working on a plan for the gradual phaseout of urea price controls. But an extended phaseout will be politically tougher than a quick one-shot affair. The government should do it quickly.

Jan Dhan may get Modi into Guinness book, but duplicate accounts will burden banks
Economy

Jan Dhan may get Modi into Guinness book, but duplicate accounts will burden banks

In the absence of a careful approach, as the RBI highlighted, 7.5 crore zero-balance accounts will become a liability to the system

Jan Dhan plus DBT is a winner; over 3 years, it won't be a back-breaker for banks
Finance

Jan Dhan plus DBT is a winner; over 3 years, it won't be a back-breaker for banks

In a worst-case scenario, the Jan Dhan Yojana could cost banks or the govt upto Rs 13,500 crore annually. But once more subsidies are moved to direct transfers and bank accounts, it will break even

Aadhaar for quick passport: Is Modi government slyly getting around SC order?
Economy

Aadhaar for quick passport: Is Modi government slyly getting around SC order?

The Aadhaar number is being pushed for passports and LPG even though there are SC orders that say all notifications making it compulsory should be withdrawn. What is Modi govt up to?

LPG deregulation is next: consumer may get fixed subsidy; prices will change monthly
Economy

LPG deregulation is next: consumer may get fixed subsidy; prices will change monthly

The shift to direct cash transfers for LPG cylinders makes it inevitable that the Modi government will decontrol prices and move towards fixed subsidy payments into consumer accounts

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

Economic Survey 2013 shows rich are gobbling up LPG subsidies
Economy

Economic Survey 2013 shows rich are gobbling up LPG subsidies

The reach of subsidies on LPG is highly unequal amongst the poor and rich in rural and urban areas.

Political clock rewound; Time running out for PM-FM reforms
Economy

Political clock rewound; Time running out for PM-FM reforms

The PM and the finance minister are now up against a rewound political clock which may tend to block further reforms

LPG cap raised to 9 by Delhi Government
India

LPG cap raised to 9 by Delhi Government

Delhi Government raises LPG cap for BPL families from 6 to 9 cylinders per year