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Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

Jan 20, 2016

Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

The food security issue is related to several developing nations which provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor. #Economy #NewsTracker #Agriculture #World Trade Organisation #Food security #Foodgrains #Nairobi Package #Special Safeguard Mechanism
NGO finds bacteria in KFC samples, moves Lok Ayukta for action against fast food giant

Jun 27, 2015

NGO finds bacteria in KFC samples, moves Lok Ayukta for action against fast food giant

A city-based NGO on Friday approached Lok Ayukta seeking orders to the governments of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to close down Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) outlets as some samples collected from the fast food giant found to have E.coli and salmonella bacteria. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Food security #Telangana #KFC #bacteria
Kerala to set up mobile food testing labs following Maggi controversy

Jun 24, 2015

Kerala to set up mobile food testing labs following Maggi controversy

Concerned over increasing instances of food adulteration, Kerala is gearing up to set up a string of mobile testing laboratories at check posts, claimed to be a first such initiative in the country. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Nestle #Food security #FDA #Maggi #pesticides #Mobile Food Labs
 NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress

May 20, 2015

NDA slashed social sector spending by over Rs 1.75 cr, says Congress

Accusing the Modi government of being insensitive towards welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Congress said funds for SC sub plan have been reduced by Rs 13,208 crore and tribal sub plan was cut by Rs 7,714 crore. #Politics #Economy #Congress #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Food security #Panchayati raj #NDA #MGNREGA #Jitendra Singh #Backward Regions Grant Fund #Swacchh Bharat Abhiyaan #Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna #National Livelihood Mission
Why Budget 2015 will be different: it may push fiscal federalism harder

Feb 18, 2015

Why Budget 2015 will be different: it may push fiscal federalism harder

The forthcoming budget should make a clear break from the past by actually shifting more resources and economic power to the states. Over time, this should shrink the relative share of the Central pie relative to states. #Economy #Narendra Modi #NREGA #Arun Jaitley #Food security #Common Man Budget 2015 #Finance Budget 2015 #Social Sector Schemes
How Jairam Ramesh's Luddite ban on Bt Brinjal has set us back several years

Feb 17, 2015

How Jairam Ramesh's Luddite ban on Bt Brinjal has set us back several years

It is reasonable to be cautious with the introduction of genetically-modified crops. But risks have to be weighed against benefits. Jairam Ramesh's indefinite moratorium on GM brinjal tilts the balance significantly against scientific progress. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Asian Development Bank #Jairam Ramesh #InMyOpinion #Food security #BT Brinjal #green revolution #Swadeshi Jagran Manch #Mahyco Monsanto #Bharatiya Kisan Sangh #Genetic Engineering Approvals Committee
Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns

Dec 22, 2014

Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns

Amartya Sen, one of Modi's biggest critics before the Lok Sabha election, is now reassessing him on many aspects except his secular credentials - where Sen remains a critic #Narendra Modi #Amartya Sen #Health #NREGA #Education #Food security #Secularism #Diesel Subsidy
Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam's tea gardens hungry

Dec 11, 2014

Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam's tea gardens hungry

Apprehensive about a looming food crisis that may befall on them from January next year, workers in Assam tea gardens are hoping that life won't be a struggle anymore in their already hand to month existence. #Economy #Business #Assam #Public Distribution System #Food security #Akhil Gogoi #States #Pradyut Bordoloi #Abita #Assam Tea Planters' Association #Subsidised ration #Raj Barooah