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Govt frees non-PDS kerosene from regulatory control

Feb 10, 2015

Govt frees non-PDS kerosene from regulatory control

With a view to ease the availability of market-priced kerosene, the government has freed sale of non-PDS kerosene from regulatory control. #Public Distribution System #PDS #Kerosene
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. #Business #Economy #Assam #Public Distribution System #Food security #Akhil Gogoi #States #Pradyut Bordoloi #Abita #Assam Tea Planters' Association #Subsidised ration #Raj Barooah
Paswan to focus on improving PDS, cutting food price

May 27, 2014

Paswan to focus on improving PDS, cutting food price

With his latest victory from Hajipur seat in Bihar, Paswan will enter Lok Sabha for a record ninth time. #ThisisNext #Public Distribution System #Ram Vilas Paswan #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Hajipur
'Food Security Bill is a good opportunity to fix PDS'

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. #Financial markets #Lok Sabha #Public Distribution System #Q&A #Food Corporation of India #Economist #National Food Security Bill #leakages
Pulses should be included in food schemes and PDS industry body

Aug 07, 2013

Pulses should be included in food schemes and PDS industry body

Pulses should be included along with other grains in the Centre's ambitious food entitlement schemeand also in public distribution system, an industry body said #Lok Sabha #Public Distribution System #Food Security Bill #Pulses #dal #food export
Food security Rahul to hold deliberations with state Congress chiefs

Jul 16, 2013

Food security Rahul to hold deliberations with state Congress chiefs

After 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. #Politics #India #Congress #Jairam Ramesh #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #Public Distribution System #Bhupinder Singh Hooda #AICC #Food Security Bill #K B Thomas
Food Security scheme not alternative to TN's programmes Natchiappan

Jul 11, 2013

Food Security scheme not alternative to TN's programmes Natchiappan

The Food Security programme will in no way encroach on the rights of Tamil Nadu government but be useful to the state government's schemes like noon meal, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry EM Sudarsana Natchiappan today said. #India #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Public Distribution System #Food security #Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant #EM Sudarsana Natchiappan
Delhi polls 2013 Why making Delhi kerosene-free may not help Congress

Jul 09, 2013

Delhi polls 2013 Why making Delhi kerosene-free may not help Congress

The Congress tried to phase out kerosene from the slums of Delhi but it may not get them the goodwill they anticipate. #Congress #Delhi #Public Distribution System #Slums #LPG #Kerosene #AAP #Delhi Elections 2013 #Haroon Yusuf
Food bill can inspire many countries, says UN official

Jul 04, 2013

Food bill can inspire many countries, says UN official

India's food security law has global significance and it can inspire many countries to come up with similar legislation, a UN official said on Thursday. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Public Distribution System #PDS #Food Security Bill #KV Thomas #Olivier De Schutter
Food security is poor politics too, but who cares

Jun 25, 2013

Food security is poor politics too, but who cares

The Food Security Bill is poor economics and also poor politics, but that's not why politicians love it #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #Public Distribution System #Food security #Nitish Kumar #Food Security Bill #Poor Economics