Aadhar – will it continue after the court order ?

This is something that has me terribly confused. And when I try to make sense out of it, the conclusion that comes out of the whole Aadhar affair is that somebody (or a number of people) in the Government apparently did not do their homework properly. And since the Government has projected that the total […]

Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) – The Game Changer for the Congress ?

A couple of years back, the Congress led UPA Government was in the midst of trying to ensure that there were a number of schemes that would be seen as pro-poor, and would help the Congress party earn brownie points and bragging rights. This would help to ensure that a chunk of voters would be […]

Can one say that populist measures failed ?

After the December 4th election, the decimation of the Congress struck the party pretty badly. In fact, the total decimation of the party in terms of number of seats in the state of Rajasthan was shocking, especially because the Congress Gehlot Government had put a lot of focus on populist schemes including on health which […]