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Mar 09, 2017
Why Aadhaar card mandatory for rations, asks HC in noticeThe public interest litigation filed by NGO Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan sought quashing of the Centre's February 8 notification that made it mandatory for beneficiaries to possess Aadhaar cards for purchasing subsidised food grain under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Sep 05, 2016
Chhattisgarh PDS scam: Raman Singh govt says the Congress has just dreamt it upThe Raman Singh government has dismissed the PDS (public distribution system) scam as a figment of the imagination of the Congress
Feb 10, 2015
Govt frees non-PDS kerosene from regulatory controlWith a view to ease the availability of market-priced kerosene, the government has freed sale of non-PDS kerosene from regulatory control.
Dec 11, 2014
Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam's tea gardens hungryApprehensive 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.
May 27, 2014
Paswan to focus on improving PDS, cutting food priceWith his latest victory from Hajipur seat in Bihar, Paswan will enter Lok Sabha for a record ninth time.
Aug 29, 2013
'Food Security Bill is a good opportunity to fix PDS'While naysayers remain highly sceptical of the National Food Security Bill, economist Reetika Khera is among those who believe that the Bill has the potential to reform the PDS.
Aug 07, 2013
Pulses should be included in food schemes and PDS: industry bodyPulses should be included along with other grains in the Centre's ambitious food entitlement scheme and also in public distribution system, an industry body said
Jul 16, 2013
Food security: Rahul to hold deliberations with state Congress chiefsAfter party chief Sonia Gandhi's interaction with Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states, Rahul Gandhi will hold deliberations with PCC chiefs of all states on the "game changer" Food Security Bill on 27 July.