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Sep 18, 2019
Delhi, brace for more Arvind Kejriwal ads: AAP likely to woo voters using CM's personality, reach of welfare schemesWith Delhi Assembly elections around the corner, AAP is striving hard to refurbish Arvind Kejriwal’s role as the party’s mascot in campaigns; the Dengue awareness ad is part of the plan
Aug 23, 2019
'Demonising Narendra Modi wrong': Jairam Ramesh, Abhishek Singhvi’s warning indicates Nehru-Gandhi family’s grip on Congress is looseningA section of leaders in Congress seems to be slowly coming to a conclusion that the Nehru-Gandhi family's anti-Narendra Modi stance might be inimical to the party’s survival
Jun 25, 2019
Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policyIndian strategic circles are abuzz with speculation about the possible outcomes of the visit of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, at a time when trade tensions with the US are hogging media headlines in New Delhi
Jun 01, 2019
Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regimeThe decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech
May 23, 2019
Why Narendra Modi won: In heartland India, BJP's on point messaging amplified a development programme in perpetual motionThe politics of welfare has also helped Narendra Modi consolidate his caste arithmetic. In Uttar Pradesh, for example, the BJP's focus has been on the non-Yadav OBCs, and non-Jatav Dalits
Apr 04, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Bargadh village, adivasi women wait for welfare schemes to reach themWomen in Uttar Pradesh's Bargadh are determined to vote for a new government in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, because their financial education has far from improved
Feb 25, 2019
Farm sector doles: Band-aid solutions hide jobless growth; India's agrarian economy needs liberalisation, not govt handoutsInstead of addressing the dwindling jobs and agrarian crisis, the government has responded by announcing a Targeted Basic Income (TBI) scheme for farmers.
Jan 23, 2019
India is attempting the biggest universal basic income experiment in historyElon Musk & Mark Zuckerberg are two big names that endorse the idea of a basic income.
Jan 02, 2019
Govt tables bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar for SIM, bank account; stiff penalties for violation of normsThe bill proposes a civil penalty of up to Rs 1 crore on entities that violate the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, with an additional fine of up to Rs 10 lakh per day in case of continuous non-compliance.
Oct 29, 2018
UIDAI asks banks to use Aadhaar eKYC for govt subsidies, welfare scheme users; various options listed for other customersPhysical Aadhaar card can be used for verification in an offline mode if produced voluntarily