|Chennai||Rs. 24020.00 (-0.17%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.28%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 24450.00 (0%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 24600.00 (-0.32%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24050.00 (0%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 24160.00 (-0.17%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24030.00 (-0.12%)|
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Nandan Nilekani, who has played a key role in getting Aadhaar off the ground, is no longer at the centre of things now that the Aadhaar-based cash transfer exercise has acquired a political colour. As an official close to developments commented, the “Big Boys” have taken over and UIDAI is playing a supporting role, an oblique reference to Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh’s grandstanding on the cash transfer scheme.