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Labourers walking on Agra-Lucknow highway | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Migrant crisis could’ve been averted if Modi’s One Nation One Ration Card scheme was ready

Currently, the scheme is operational only in 12 states, but the govt says it will meet its June 2020 deadline for the rest of India.
File photo of Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel | @bhupeshbaghel/Twitter

Every fourth ration card in Chhattisgarh found to be bogus after govt uses Aadhaar

Of the state’s 72 lakh PDS cards, 16 lakh were found to be bogus during a four-month verification drive last year.
Samples of pulses are displayed in a wholesaler at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi | Photo: Ruhani Kaur | Bloomberg

‘One Nation One Ration’ card initiative to come into force from June 2020, says Paswan

Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries will be able to avail food grains under the National Food Security Act from any Fair Price Shop.
Workers unload crates of sauce onto shelves at a warehouse of Bigbasket. (Representational Image) | Photographer: Samyukta Lakshmi | Bloomberg

Govt kickstarts inter-state portability of ration card in 4 states

In a bid to implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' across India by 1 June, 2020, this new system will allow beneficiaries to buy ration from either of the states.

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School buses, closed rooms, droplets — Yes, coronavirus can spread through air

If you’re infected, droplets from your mouth or nose can contain the coronavirus, and early research suggests it can be viable for many minutes to hours.
A Harley Davidson dealership (Representational Image ) | Photographer: David Paul Morris | Bloomberg

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.


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India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Modi is a true reformer, he’ll bury Vodafone ghost and campaign on reforms in Bihar

No politician sees economic reform as a vote-catcher; it’s the old, povertarian economy that gets votes. Can Modi bring farm and labour reforms centre-stage?