PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Eight lakh ‘ineligible’ Jan Dhan account holders received benefits

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 29, 2021) In large-scale discrepancies unearthed in the distribution of benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi in UP, close to 7.8 lakh ‘ineligible’ Jan Dhan accounts were found to be receiving Rs 6,000 each in the state. Of these, 2.3 lakh were found to be businessmen, … Read more

Modi trying to mislead people with distorted facts: Mamata on PM-KISAN in Bengal

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to mislead the people with half-truth and distorted facts over the non-implementation of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in the state. She said the prime minister showed his apparent concern for the farmers through a televised address, instead of … Read more