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Aadhaar not mandatory for bank accounts, phones... for now

Aadhaar not mandatory for bank accounts, phones... for now

The deadline of March 31 has been postponed till the apex court delivers its final judgment. The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely its March 31 deadline for linking bank accounts and mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar. It, however, said the government may continue to seek the 12-digit national biometric identifier number of beneficiaries for transfer of benefits of schemes funded from the consolidated fund of India. “We direct that the interim order passed on December 15, ..., 1 week ago

Sarkar blames money power, media onslaught for LF debacle

Outgoing Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has blamed the ''unimaginable money power'' and ''continuous onslaught of media'' as the reason behind the party's debacle in the just-concluded Assembly polls in the state.The poll result was ''unexpected'' and ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Centre praises West Bengal govt for using MNREGA to dispose off garbage

At a time when the BJP and the Mamata Banerjee government are at loggerheads, the Union government has acknowledged West Bengal’s success in implementing the 100 days scheme of disposing garbage in Panchayats through MNREGA. In fact, the Centre has ...
 catchnews.com4 weeks ago

Cong doesn't make false promises like BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi today appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress to bring good governance, saying unlike the BJP, his party does not make false promises. Alleging that neither the CPI(M) nor the BJP pay attention to development, he said the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar reviewed various Rural Development Programmes being implemented in Jammu & Kashmir

Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today reviewed status of various Rural Development programmes being implemented in Jammu and Kashmir. Shri Thomar said that MGNREGA has provided employment to 6.23 lakh ...
 PIB1 month ago

DNA EXCLUSIVE | Now, Dharma Patils to get 9-time compensation

In a stark irony of sorts, 85-year-old Dharma Patil had to commit suicide to get 9 times the compensation for his five-acre land in Dhule, which the state government had acquired for a solar project. Dharma Patil's family will now get Rs 54.48 lakh ...
 DNA1 month ago

Why Modi deserves praise for this Budget

'If anything, he is a fiscal hawk.''He has avoided fiscal profligacy completely for the past four years.''The fiscal deficits since 2014 are clear proof of this.''The point is not that it is not 3 per cent yet; it is that it is not 6, 7 or 8 per cent, which it could easily have been.''For this he needs to be congratulated.''He has recognised it no longer pays to spend other people's money to win elections,' points out T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi -- flanked by ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Telangana CM pushes for environment protection

[India], Feb 5 (ANI): Addressing the need to protect the environment in the capital city of Hyderabad and its neighbouring regions, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has called for the development of forest blocks in the surrounding forest lands.
 Sify1 month ago

Focus is on Bharat despite fiscal challenges

But the measures, particularly in agriculture, may not be enough to revive the sector and double the farm income, says S Mahendra Dev.  Bharat, particularly agriculture, has been under distress in the past few years partly due to two years of drought. In fact, the average growth rate of agricultural GDP in the past four years (2014-15 to 2017-18) was only 2.2 per cent per annum.  The Economic Survey 2017-18 also indicates that the level of agricultural GDP and real agricultural ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Forget Vikas. Hindutva will be Modi's card in 2019

'Unlike in Gujarat, where he could ask for votes based on delivery, in 2019 he will have to appeal to his core Hindutva ideology, by firing over someone else's shoulders,' says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi in Lucknow on Dussera, 2016. India's prime ministers are a fascinating bunch. All of them have had to strike a balance between political and governance instrumentality and ideology. Viewed from that perspective, we get a very consistent set of PMs. The sole ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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