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Consulted Raghuram Rajan on minimum income guarantee scheme: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Mar 26 (IBNS): Justifying his announcement of the Rs 72,000-crore minimum income guarantee scheme for the poorest people in the country, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said he had discussed the same with former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan.

Happy that money of NYAY scheme will be handed over to accounts of women members of the family: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi, Mar 26 (IBNS): Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said she feels happy that the money to be given to poor families across India as per the Minimum Income scheme as proposed by her party if voted to power will be given in the accounts of women members of the family.

Rahul Gandhi describes his minimum income scheme as a 'surgical strike' on poverty

New Delhi, Mar 26 (IBNS): In a bid to attract more voters, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday came out with a Rs. 72,000 minimum income scheme for all poor people of the country and described it as a 'surgical strike' on poverty.

Minimum income guarantee scheme for poorest 20 pct doable: Chidambaram ‏

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the announcement by Congress President Rahul Gandhi that poorest 20 percent families in the country will get Rs 72000 per annum under the proposed minimum income guarantee scheme is doable.

Amarinder hails Rahul's promise of minimum income for poor

Chandigarh, Mar 25 (UNI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday hailed AICC chief Rahul Gandhi's promise of Rs 72000 each a year as minimum income to 20 per cent of India's poorest families as a path-breaking initiative by the Congress, which was completely focused on constructive policies, in sharp contrast to BJP's destructive and disruptive game-plan for the Lok Sabha elections.

Congress' 'final assault on poverty' a bluff: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday slammed Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the minimum income scheme and said a party which was unable to alleviate poverty didn't have the right to make such tall promises.

Rahul Gandhi makes poll promise, announces Rs. 72,000 minimum income scheme

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): Trying to woo the voters 17 days ahead of the Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress president Rahul Gandhi came out with a Rs. 72,000  minimum income scheme for all poor people of the country.

Rahul Gandhi announces minimum income scheme ahead of Lok Sabha Election 2019

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): With barely few days to go for the Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a poll promise by announcing a Rs. 72,000 minimum income scheme for 20 per cent poor families in the country.