22 lakh farmers in the state get Rs 1500 crore input subsidy. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and MP Rahul Gandhi congratulate CM Bhupesh Baghel
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee supported 'NYAY', a minimum income scheme proposed by the Congress, which was rejected by the Indian voters and there was no need to 'accept what he thinks'.
Abhijit Banerjee bagged the coveted prize jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for his 'experimental approach to alleviating global poverty'.
In his congratulatory message to Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi took a dig at BJP-led government, saying 'Modinomics' had destroyed the economy.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that his party may have underestimated the impact of national security as an electoral topic on the psyche of the voter in North India, where the BJP had great success in trying to convert the election into a ‘khaki’ referendum".
Arun Subhashchandra Yadav, the Congress candidate from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa Lok Sabha seat, has been asked by the Election Commission to furnish an explanation within 24 hours.
"Nyay" is also the social welfare scheme announced by the Congress party in its election manifesto that promises to pay Rs 72,000 per annum to families living below the poverty line.
Union Minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi's pet poll promise of NYAY scheme will not be possible to implement this scheme as there is no data for income and salary levels.
Rajeev Gowda, the convenor of Congress party' manifesto panel for Lok Sabha elections speaks to Outlook on the promises in party manifesto--NYAY, Sedition law, education, economy and a lot more.
The Congress party will launch its publicity campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on Sunday which is largely expected to amplify the party's manifesto promises on the minimum income guarantee scheme Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY).
Top economists discuss the viability and reservations of proposed schemes budget in Congress manifesto such as NYAY and kisan budget.
Congress manifesto made a slew of promises, including giving Rs 72,000 each to five crore poor families under the NYAY scheme, bringing a separate budget for farmers and review of AFSPA.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will release party's manifesto for the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that his party will scrap the Niti Aayog if voted to power in Lok Sabha elections as it has served no purpose other than marketing presentations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "fudging data".
Women clash with the police during an abortion-rights demonstration on the Day for Decriminalization of Abortion, in Mexico City.AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks at the celebrations of Mexico’s 200th anniversary of attaining Independence, in Mexico.PTI Photo
Former US President Barack Obama, left, and former first lady Michelle Obama toss shovels of dirt during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
Newly joined Congress member Kanhaiya Kumar and MLA Jignesh Mewani, who extended his support to the party, at AICC in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat arrives to attend an event at Surat Science Center, in Surat.PTI Photo
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