West Bengal polls 2021: Amit Shah unveils BJP manifesto; vows one job per family, CAA implementation
Assuring to provide arrears of Rs 18,000 to 75 lakh farmers of the state under PM-Kisan, the BJP promised Rs 10,000 per year for them, if voted to power, with Rs 6,000 being contributed by the Centre and the rest by the state
BJP wants double engine govt in West Bengal to 'siphon off public money', alleges TMC's Abhishek Banerjee
Banerjee also claimed that the saffron party is trying to bribe voters by promising them money under the PM-Kisan Scheme
West Bengal guv responds to Mamata's letter, asks why state wants to to act as 'intermediary' in PM-Kisan funds transfer
Banerjee had written to the Centre, saying that she was ready to implement PM-Kisan and Ayushman Bharat schemes in West Bengal if the funds are routed through the state government
Coronavirus outbreak: Arunachal Pradesh govt to give Rs 3,500 to locals stranded outside state, Rs 1,000 to farmers under PM-KISAN
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Thursday said that the state government will provide Rs 3,500 to each Arunachali person stranded outside the state amid nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
More than 32 cr poor receive Rs 29,352 cr aid under Garib Kalyan Yojana; fintech, digital technology in place for swift transfer to beneficiary
A finance ministry statement on Monday said the swift implementation of the package is being continuously monitored by central and state governments.
Next year’s budgeted outlay for agriculture is 32 percent higher than the revised estimates but just three percent more than the Budget estimate of this year.
Govt should infuse capital in economy without worrying about fiscal deficit; GDP growth for this fiscal on expected lines: FICCI
The government aims to restrict the fiscal deficit to 3.3 percent of the GDP for the financial year ending March 2020.
Centre disburses Rs 36,000 cr to farmers under PM-KISAN scheme: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Since PM-KISAN is an ongoing scheme and beneficiaries are added continuously, it is not possible to give an estimate of the expenditure till 2022, the minister said.
Centre to grant Rs 600 crore as interim relief to Maharashtra farmers whose Kharif crops were affected due to heavy October rains
Responding to queries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Agriculture Purushottam Rupala said crops have been affected due to rains not only in Maharashtra but in many other states as well
Govt's policy approach ensures macro fundamentals will emerge unscathed and country will safely navigate its way through inclement economic weather
Centre asks states to send beneficiary list of farmers under PM-KISAN scheme for faster implementation of programme
The Centre asked the States for faster implementation of the Rs 87,000 crore PM-KISAN scheme to boost farmers' income and urged them to send the list of beneficiaries at the earliest.
Council of Ministers of Modi 2.0 govt to hold first meeting today; PM likely to outline Centre's roadmap
The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said on Tuesday.
Fulfilling its poll promise, the Modi 2.0 government approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country
BJP takes contrasting path to growth, poverty alleviation, pits top-down aspirations against Congress' bottom-up handouts
If you look beyond the slogans and an impressive rain of data by Narendra Modi's colleagues at the launch of the BJP manifesto, the real deal is that there is a more-of-the-same flavour in Modi's to-do list
Make In India, Ayushman Bharat, Swachh Bharat: NDA campaign likely to showcase flagship programmes to attract voters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched many schemes and policies since BJP came to power in 2014. In his five year tenure, Modi launched many beneficiary programmes including the Jan Dhan Yojna, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana and the latest addition in the list being his pet healthcare scheme, Ayushman Bharat.
Splurging money on mega welfare schemes sans planning not wise, govt should find a way to make them productive
This is where the government’s planners have evidently lost their sense of proportion, their perspective of right and wrong, and also of what is good for India.
BJP leaders laud PM-KISAN scheme for acknowledging marginal farmers, Opposition leaders term it 'pure hoodwinking'
While Opposition leaders said that PM-KISAN is a "political stunt" which is not really helping the farmers, BJP leaders lauded the scheme as a "mark of commitment to farmers' welfare".
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase assistance under PM-KISAN to Rs 10,000 from Rs 6,000 per year.
Narendra Modi launches PM-KISAN in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, warns state govts against politicising scheme
After launching the PM-KISAN scheme, the prime minister also handed over certificates to select beneficiaries of the scheme. Later, he also interacted with the farmers of Kerala via video conferencing.