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2015

Why Nandan Nilekani’s sales pitch for Aadhaar is hard to buy (Siddharthya Swapan Roy, Newslaundry, 16 Sept 2015)
Chhattisgarh's experiment with cash transfers for food rations has been a disaster (Sulakshana Nandi, Scroll, 7 Sept 2015)
Ten Facts That Set the Record Straight on Cash Transfers (Swati Narayan, The Wire, 15 August 2015)
Unique identity dilemma (Jean Dreze, The Indian Express, 19 March 2015)
Centre blames states for violating Supreme Court orders on Aadhar, but is just as guilty (Aarefa Johari, Scroll, 18 March 2015)

2013
Cash for vote? (Reetika Khera, Frontline, 9-22 March 2013)
Right hand, left hand (Ila Patnaik, The Indian Express, 5 February 2013)
One more step towards food security (Himanshu, Live Mint, 31 January 2013)
Who prefers cash transfers? (Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Business Standard, 26 January 2013)
How TN is demolishing the centre's cash transfer argument (G Pramod Kumar, FirstPost, 17 January 2013)
Claiming entitlements in a world of direct cash transfers (Suvojit Chattopadhyay, Mint, 17 January 2013)
Inside the Direct Cash Transfer debate (IBNLive, 17 January 2013)
Cash or kind, it's all the same (Milind Murugkar, Hindustan Times, 16 January 2013)
Inside the Direct Cash Transfer Debate (Udit Misra, Forbes India, 12 January 2013)
'Cash transfers can help make India less unequal, but are not a magic bullet' (interview with Amartya Sen) (Sandeep Joshi, The Hindu, 10 January 2013)
Cash transfers: Food for thought (Uttam Gupta, Business Line, 8 January 2013)
Will the 'Direct Cash Transfer' scheme benefit the common man? (MG Warrier, Moneylife, 7 January 2013)
Ashwani Kumar: Is cash transfer a 'Congress calling card'? (Ashwani Kumar, Business Standard, 2 January 2013)
SEWA model shows cash transfers work (Guy Standing, The Hindu, 2 January 2013)
Cash transfers - a long term solution? (Live Mint, 1 January 2013)
Aadhar card yani dhoke ka aadhar (Sachin Kumar Jain, Web Dunia Hindi, January)
Cash transfer policy: Anaaj nahi, nakad khaye (Sachin Kumar Jain, Web Dunia Hindi)
Sarkari Nazariya, Sabsay Bada Rupaiya - Page 1Page 2 (Bhasha Singh, Outlook, January 2013)

2012
Khatarnak hai ration ke badle nakad rashi ka mantra (Sachin Kumar Jain, Panchayatnama, 17-23 December 2012)
How to make cash transfers work (Guy Standing, The Indian Express, 17 December 2012)
Why we simply can't hurry into Direct Cash Transfers (Firstpost.Economy, 27 November 2012)
Direct cash transfer: Is UPA's flagship programme a gamechanger? (NDTV, 26 November 2012)
Money where your mouth is (The Economist, 10 November 2012)
It's time for 'Ameeri rekha' (Kathyayini Chamaraj, Deccan Herald, 11 September 2012)
Scent of a scheme (Jayati Ghosh, Frontline, 29 Dec - 11 Jan)
Dash for cash (Jyotika Sood, Down to Earth, 31 Dec)
India: Why we Oppose the Rush to Cash Transfers and UID - concerned citizens statement (26 December 2012)
Cash Transfers and UID (Economic and Political Weekly, 5 Jan)
Dissent on Cash Transfers and UID (Pratirodh, 29 Dec)
Let us not rush into cash transfers (The Hindu Business Line, 27 Dec) 
People oppose the rush for cash (Down to Earth, 26 Dec)
Will cash transfers check migration? (Richard Mahapatra, Business Standard, 26 Dec)
Critics of the cash transfers project are all barking up the wrong tree (Arvind Panagariya, The Economic Times, 26 Dec)
Cash transfers are misguided (Praful Bidwai, China Daily, 25 Dec)
Sonia's Gambit (Devangshu Datta, Open Magazine, 15 Dec)
Oil That Never Caught Fire (Pragya Singh, Outlook, 10 December 2012)
Socialism, Cash Down (Uttam Sengupta and Arindam Mukherjee, Outlook, 10 December 2012)
Freshly Minted Cheer (Saba Naqvi, Outlook, 10 December 2012)
Long road ahead for cash transfers (Reetika Khera, The Financial Express, 4 December 2012)
Cong rush for UID-based cash subsidy is like legal voter bribery (R Jagannathan, Firstpost, 19 October 2012)
Farewell to welfare? - Public Distribution System and the Cash Transfer Scheme (A note by Perspectives)
Neither effective nor equitable (Bharat Bhatti and Madhulika Khanna, The Hindu, 4 December 2012)
Money where your mouth is (The Economist, 10 November 2012)
UPA makes its case for cash transfers (Remya Nair and Surabhi Agarwal, LiveMint, 24 Feb 2012)
Reforming or replacing the Public Distribution System with Cash Transfers? (Peter Svedberg, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 47, No. 7, 18 Feb 2012)
Old diet, new recipe (Sebastien P.T, Business Today, 5 August 2012)

2011
The PDS is not failing or ailing (Ria Singh Sawhney, The Tribune, 7 September 2011)
A case for uniform and universal system (Swathi Meenakshi, The Tribune, 7 September 2011)
The PDS in Rural Orissa: Against the Grain? (Ankita Aggarwal, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 46, No. 36, 3-9 September 2011)
No substitute for PDS (Kuber Nag, The Hindu, 3 September 2011)
The PDS learning curve (Jijo Jose, Down to Earth, 18 August 2011)
The case against cash transfers (Sachin Kumar Jain, Infochange Agriculture, 8 September 2011)
Ration ke badle nakad ki maang kyon? (Sachin Kumar Jain, Naidunia, 23 August 2011)
Khatarnak hain ration ke badle nakad rashi ka mantra (Sachin Kumar Jain, August 2011)  [Download font]
Conditional cash transfers and health (K.S Jacob, The Hindu, 29 June 2011)
Conditional Cash Transfers as a Tool of Social Policy (Francesca Bastagl, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21) 
Brazil’s Bolsa Família: A Review (Fabio Veras Soares, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21) 
Mexico’s Targeted and Conditional Transfers: Between Oportunidades and Rights (Pablo Yanes, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21) 
The Shift to Cash Transfers: Running Better But on the Wrong Road? (Devesh Kapur, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21)
Cash Transfers as the Silver Bullet for Poverty Reduction: A Sceptical Note (Jayati Ghosh, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21)
A Case for Reframing the Cash Transfer Debate in India (Sudha Narayanan, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21)
Mantra of cash transfers (Editorial, Economic and Political Weekly, 21 May 2011, Volume 46 Issue 21)
The cash mantra (Jean Dreze, The Indian Express, 11 May 2011
Cash delusions (Frontline, Parful Bidwai, Volume 28, Issue 08, 09-22 April 2011)
The flip side of cash subsidies (Himanshu, Mint, 29 March 2011)
A dark lining to the shine (Neelabh Mishra, Outlook, 28 March 2011)
Understanding a Welfare State and the issue of cash transfer (Soheb Lokhandwala, 16 March 2011, The Global Digest)
A complement, not a substitute (Jean Dreze, Down to Earth, 15 March 2011)
Putting cash transfer in its place (Himanshu, Mint, March 15, 2011)
The siren song of cash transfers (Jayati Ghosh, The Hindu, 2 March 2011)
Food or cash: The subsidy conundrum (Himanshu, Mint, 1 March 2011)
Various articles on the Right to Food in India (Budget Track, January 2011)

2010
Kind to Cash (Richard Mahapatra, Down to Earth, 15 February 2011) 
The case for cash (Samar Halarnkar, Hindustan Times, 8 December 2010)
Unique facility, or recipe for trouble? (Jean Dreze, The Hindu, 25 November 2010)