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Food Security Act

Centre makes standard format for ration cards, asks states to follow it

Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail entitled foodgrains under the National Food Security Act.

19 Dec 2019 2:12 PM

M Karunanidhi was scientists’ scientist

Dr Karunanidhi stands tall among political leaders who have promoted science for public good.

09 Aug 2018 5:08 AM

PC says Modi govt cruelly ignoring Food Security Act

The former finance said as long as there were children who tragically starved to death.

28 Jul 2018 2:47 AM

Food Security Act to cover over 99 lakh more people

The Aadhaar card-based ration cards have left no scope for usage of duplicate or bogus cards in the public distribution system.

22 May 2018 2:06 AM

8 months after Supreme Court rap, state to set up food panel

The state food commission will be set up in Mumbai and will have a chairman as the head.

25 Jan 2018 5:21 AM


Supreme Court to states: Implement Food Security Act

The AG assured the court that the law would be implemented across the country.

10 Aug 2017 1:21 AM

Govt planning to supply fortified wheat via PDS, says Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan also said that the Centre is linking ration cards to Aadhaar to weed out bogus ration cards.

16 May 2017 7:16 AM

Seven chief secretaries brief top court on steps for drought relief

Observing that these states are not serious in constituting the commission, the bench asked the chief secretaries to be present in July.

27 Apr 2017 4:31 AM