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Dec 13, 2017
WTO deadlock explained: India seeks permanent solution to food security issue, China wants investment debateThe 11th WTO ministerial conference meeting in Buenos Aires is on a brink of a collapse. At the centre of the latest crisis is India and China, two of the world's fastest growing economies.
Dec 13, 2017
India deserves gratitude for its stand on food security, says MS Swaminathan, scientist behind green revolutionEnding hunger and ensuring food security should be the basis for negotiations on agriculture at the WTO, eminent farm scientist MS Swaminathan said, as he appreciated India's strong stand on food security
Dec 03, 2017
Narendra Modi's Gujarat model supports crony capitalism, says Maharashtra leader Prithviraj ChavanFormer Union minister and senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday termed the Gujarat model as "Modi model", which he said supports "crony capitalism".
Nov 28, 2017
India unlikely to insist on food security clause at WTO: Move represents major climbdown from earlier positionAt the upcoming World Trade Organisation's (WTO) ministerial conference at Buenos Aires next month, India is unlikely to insist on the food security clause, a major climbdown from its earlier stated position
Nov 16, 2017
In Rajasthan, requirement of labour cards, Aadhaar numbers impedes access to government schemesAfter the Vasundhara Raje government came to power in Rajasthan, labour cards became a pre-requisite to access rations under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Nov 05, 2017
Narendra Modi, NDA must answer P Chidambaram's criticism; riding solely on Hindutva spells troubleIf the Narendra Modi-led NDA's 'ideology' is just Hindutva with random acts on economics and foreign policy then we are in deeper trouble than we think
Nov 03, 2017
Allegations against Monsanto of 'unsafe' Bt products and 'health risks' are blatantly inaccurateThe allegations made against Monsanto over lack of safety are completely unsubstantiated. Experts and regulatory authorities worldwide recognize GM foods and crops as being safe.
Oct 27, 2017
Assam CM launches a new web portal to provide data to people on government projectsAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched a web portal 'Assam Darpan' where details of government schemes and projects would be available.
Oct 26, 2017
Linking Aadhaar with bank accounts and food security schemes should not be mandatory, says Sharad YadavJD(U) MP Sharad Yadav said linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and food security schemes should not be made mandatory as it caused problems to people.
Oct 13, 2017
India slips in hunger index ranks: Nutrition not just about food but sanitation and access to health care tooThe NITI Aayog's National Nutrition Strategy paper points out that a 10% increase in open defecation leads to a 0.7% increase in both stunting and severe stunting. This highlights the importance of sanitation