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Grain stock between 250-300 mt by 2040 Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution K.V. Thomas on Friday said the foodgrain allocation to the State would not decrease on implementing the National Food Security Act. He
Additional allocation for the Centre's ambitious Food Security Act will be decided during pre-budget meetings to be held before this year-end, Finance Ministry has said. The Ministry has already made allocation of Rs 10,000 crore as additional
The sad irony is that even while the Indian government is choking out free enterprise on one hand it's also massively expanding its welfare state by doling out free food to 800 million people. This so-called National Food Security Bill does nothing
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 Mandya (Karnataka): Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday lashed out BJP for making fun of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and asserted that the whole party stands behind him. They make fun of our party, they make fun of
The Daily Star In recent weeks, India's Parliament, often justifiably derided for the frequent disruptions that mar its work, has surprised its detractors by passing two crucial pieces of legislation that could transform the lives of hundreds of
The just concluded monsoon session of Parliament was historic as it adopted more than 15 Bills, inclduing the Food Security Bill, Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said today. Describing the passage of the Food Security Bill as an "epoch-
It also provides free food to pregnant women, lactating mothers and children younger than 6...Nearly half of all Indian children younger than 5 are chronically malnourished, according to the Indian government's estimates.
Rajya Sabha cleared the ambitious National Food Security Bill after an extended sitting that ended late on Monday night. The Bill, which will replace the existing food security ordinance, will become law after it receives the assent of the President
Parliamentary approval was on Monday accorded to the landmark Food Security Bill, which gives right to subsidised grains to two-thirds of India's 1.2 billion population numbering around 800 million, the largest such scheme anywhere in the world.
Expressing reservations on the food security bill in its current form, the CPI-M on Monday said the government was providing cheap food to people on one hand and increasing fuel prices on the other. Listing out aspects of the bill in its current form