In a complete U-turn from its earlier stand, the Home Ministry has come out in full support of the Aadhaar scheme saying it will facilitate "anytime, anywhere, anyhow" authentication to its beneficiaries.
Government on Monday sought to put the onus on the previous UPA regime for the controversy over destroying of 11,100 Home Ministry files saying the process of identifying them was done by it between August 2012 and May 2013, when the Congress-led coalition was in power.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reviewed the functioning of the department managing military land against the backdrop of several scams involving defence land such as Adarsh, Sukna and Jodhpur during the UPA regime.
Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Friday alleged that the role of regional parties in Jharkhand would be of bargaining and voting for them was like supporting "corruption and price rise" witnessed during the UPA regime at the Centre.
A day after BJP top brass attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of using Assam for his "political advantages", state Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday countered that the state received "enough" during UPA regime.