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National Food Security Act

Global hunger index flawed, says India

'There is hardly any proof that child mortality is an outcome of hunger,” the minister said

04 Dec 2021 12:33 AM

Government lists steps taken to mitigate drought

The government claimed that the state irrigation department has carried out the Jalyukt Shivar scheme to preserve water in every village.

27 May 2019 4:17 AM

Before we could say ‘chowkidaar’, we were in police station: Jean Dreze

Speaking about future, Dreze said work will continue as before and is not the first time that a meeting of this sort was disrupted.

01 Apr 2019 1:17 PM

Food Security Act: 5 years on, Delhi awaits state commission

Policy files moving between L-G office to department of food.

09 Sep 2018 1:31 AM

BJP slams CM Arvind Kejriwal for food security delay

Uncertainty over PDS ration for the poor.

19 Aug 2018 1:52 AM


‘Ration scam’: Congress demands CM resignation

Maken seeks CBI probe into irregularities.

06 Apr 2018 6:01 AM

Economic Survey tabled in House

72.48 lakh people covered under NFS Act; 19.4 lakh smart cards issued.

20 Mar 2018 6:41 AM

MGNREGA ‘huge public interest’ project just like food safety: Centre to SC

'No country in the world could have undertaken this exercise where day after day, 10 lakh payments are made daily,' KK Venugopal said.

15 Mar 2018 8:11 AM

Confident of state reaching trillion-dollar target: Vidyasagar Rao

The governor added that the state government inherited a crisis-laden agriculture sector.

27 Feb 2018 5:43 AM

Govt refutes charges of delay in releasing MGNREGA funds for drought-hit-farmers

The issue raised before the SC by the NGO claimed that there was a high percentage of delay over payment under MGNREGA.

10 Dec 2017 4:01 PM


Loan waivers no remedy, agriculture must be profitable for farmers: Swaminathan

Eminent scientist MS Swaminathan said the country should move from food security to 'nutritional security for all'.

05 Sep 2017 6:51 PM

No transparency in PDS, says study

60 per cent of ration shops routinely remain closed during working hours.

21 Aug 2017 4:42 AM

Government pulled up for laxity on food security

In his concurring judgment, Justice Ramana said the Act was made in furtherance of India’s commitment to multilateral treaties.

23 Jul 2017 1:04 AM

Rajasthan govt taunts villagers, paints ‘I am poor, receive food from state’ on homes

A villager said that even after they refused, the govt painted the message on their houses, after which they feel humiliated.

22 Jun 2017 2:06 PM

Declare penury publicly to avail BPL benefits

District admin in Dausa wants signboards outside houses for scheme.

22 Jun 2017 1:35 AM


Odisha: Man tries to end life after failing to get ration card

The people present nearby pulled him down and prevented him from committing suicide.

07 May 2017 4:20 AM

More uses of Aadhaar

Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi made this submission before a Bench of Chief justice J.S. Khehar and Justice N.V. Ramana.

13 Feb 2017 1:56 AM

Queue deaths: CM Mamata Banerjee pledges jobs to kin

Her announcement came during the Question Hour in the House.

10 Dec 2016 4:04 AM