TN expresses reservations over Cash Transfer scheme

Tamil Nadu Wednesday expressed "serious reservations" about the Centre`s Cash Transfer scheme and asked the UPA government to "think beyond administrative convenience."

Ramesh launches cash transfer scheme in Andhra district

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh launched the Aadhar-enabled Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme for MGNREGP and Social Security Pensions at Gollaprolu village.

CPI(M) questions legality of cash transfer scheme

CPI(M) has questioned the legality of the government`s cash transfer scheme, saying the law on which the programme is based has not yet been passed by Parliament.

Mamata Banerjee opposes cash transfer scheme

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday strongly opposed Centre`s cash transfer scheme, saying the poor will not get the money as there is no mechanism to implement it.

`Direct benefits transfer scheme appreciated by people`

Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday said the planned direct cash transfer scheme to be rolled out from January 1, 2013 has been welcomed by people for its advantageous features.

Rahul signals cash scheme could be Cong trump card in 2014: Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh also quoted Rahul Gandhi as saying that "your money in your hand is an effective instrument of Congress and the government to fight against corruption."

Govt should not use cash transfer as Congress scheme: BJP

BJP cautioned government against using cash transfer issue as a Congress scheme and alleged it is making a mockery of Election Commission by going ahead with policy despite warning from poll panel.

Cash transfer scheme: EC has not snubbed govt, says Congress

Congress dismissed that Election Commission has snubbed the government by asking it to defer implementation of direct cash transfer scheme in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh where polls process is on.

Cash scheme avoidable, EC tells govt to defer it in Gujarat, HP

Holding that the announcement on implementation of the Direct Cash Transfer scheme during the poll process was "avoidable", the Election Commission on Tuesday directed the government to keep in abeyance its implementation in poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Cash transfer would help only Congress cadre: Anna

Anna Hazare on Monday became the latest voice to oppose UPA government`s electronic cash transfer policy.

Cash transfer scheme: No violation of poll code, says govt

The govt on Monday clarified that it has not violated the Model Code of Conduct in poll-bound Gujarat a day after the EC expressed unhappiness over its announcement of the highly-publicised direct cash transfer scheme.

Hope EC takes action on cash transfer scheme announcement: BJP

BJP Sunday expressed the hope that the EC will take suitable action against the government for its announcement of direct cash transfer scheme.

`Why Rahul will be monitoring cash transfer scheme`

Apprehensive of any advantage to Congress from Aadhar-based cash transfer scheme, BJP today said it is aimed at gettting political mileage for the ruling party.

PM forms committee on implementation of cash transfer scheme

The Committee will act as a mechanism to coordinate action for the introduction of direct cash transfers to individuals under the various government schemes and programmes, a PMO statement said.

Scheme for direct cash subsidy to be launched

The govt is launching an ambitious scheme for direct electronic transfer of cash to beneficiaries that is expected to cover one quarter of households of the country.