The context Some recent developments taking place at the Central and State Governments’ levels have indicated that biometric based Aadhaar is evolving as a single-window mechanism to seek government benefits. These benefits include mid-day meals, skill training, various government subsidies, scholarships, jobs under MNREGA etc. to name just a few. Recently, the social welfare ministries […]
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The causes of the Maoist movement in India are structural. Economic, political and cultural dimensions are closely linked. The first is the economic situation which is exploited by Naxalites and their extreme left ideology.On the one hand, India has experienced relatively fast economic growth, on the other hand, this economic growth has been uneven among regions, and has widened the disparity between the rich and the poor.