LIE: Kisan Credit Cards were launched in 1998, but so far, it was essential to go to a bank, to use them. Now, farmers will have RuPay Debit Cards, which they can use anywhere


Modi Lies

When you have nothing new to introduce/inaugurate, what do you do? Think? PM Modi would rename schemes. Seems like he has got his degree in renaming/re-inaugurating/appropriating UPA schemes. RuPay cards against Kisan Credit Cards is just another scheme which was already in place since 2012. The provision to get RuPay cards against Kisan Credit Cards was introduced in an […]

December 31, 2016

LIE: We are introducing a nation-wide scheme for financial assistance to pregnant women. Rs 6,000 will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of pregnant women who undergo institutional delivery and vaccinate their children


Modi Lies

How can you introduce a scheme which is already in place? Modi ji can. He has done that so many times. Under the Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana, eligible pregnant women were already given Rs. 6000. The same is also mandated under the National Food Security Act. The scheme was to be universalised, but was delayed as Modi […]

December 31, 2016

LIE: The excess of cash was fuelling … black-marketing… Lack of cash causes difficulty, but excess of cash is even more troublesome…Corruption, black money, and counterfeit notes had become so rampant in India’s social fabric, that even honest people were brought to their knees


Modi Lies

This is yet another example of Modi’s equation gone wrong. Just like how he equated excess cash with higher inflation. Here, he is equating less cash with less corruption. The fact is that there is no such trend and there are many factors behind corruption. Giving mono-causal explanations to such complicated questions shows nothing but […]

December 31, 2016

LIE: The excess of cash was fuelling inflation


Modi Lies

Modi is trying to act like an economist, but what he forgets is that he is not one. His statement is based on his understanding that more cash means higher inflation. No. That is not the case. We have many examples from across the world, Germany is a very prominent example, to prove this argument […]

December 31, 2016

LIE: Government has not changed “even a comma or a full stop” on laws that regulate funding of political parties


Modi Lies

A blatant lie to the people of Uttar Pradesh claimed on December 19, 2016. During the budget session in 2016, the Modi govt. amended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 and thus allowed foreign funding to political parties without legal scrutiny. Read more here: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/lok-sabha-passes-bill-to-exempt-political-parties-from-scrutiny-on-foreign-funds-without-debate/article23285764.ece Image Courtesy: Scroll.in

December 19, 2016