Showing of 0 - 10 from 523 results
Food security - Total results - 523
Feb 01, 2017
Budget 2017: Subsidy bill to jump over 3% at Rs 2.4 lakh cr in 2017-18The government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338.60 crore for food subsidy in the next fiscal as against Rs 1,35,172.96 crore in the revised estimate of this fiscal
Jan 03, 2017
Why Modi’s claim of new maternity benefit scheme is old wine in new bottleThe All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam government in Tamil Nadu, in 1987, under former chief minister MG Ramachandran, launched the state’s flagship programme for pregnant women.
Oct 19, 2016
Akhilesh Yadav distributes ration cards bearing his photo, Opposition objectsUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday launched a programme for distributing new ration cards bearing his photograph and name, which the rival parties dubbed as a "cheap political gimmick" in view of the Assembly polls due next year.
Sep 23, 2016
Death of 13 children in Maharashtra in two months is a reminder of malnutrition in the stateNearly half of all children under five are stunted–short for their age, a sign of malnutrition–in Nandurbar and Yavatmal districts of Maharashtra.
Jul 27, 2016
Dharmendra Pradhan urges his cabinet colleagues to look in to the death of 19 children inUnion Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Odisha's Jajpur district.
Jul 10, 2016
India, Tanzania sign 5 agreements, decide to step up food security cooperation after Modi's visitIndia on Sunday offered USD 92 million Line of Credit to Tanzania for a key water supply project and signed five agreements.
Jun 02, 2016
Breaking barriers: Odisha agrees to give welfare to transgender communityMembers of the transgender community will be given Below Poverty Line cards that will allow them to access benefits under government welfare programmes.
May 05, 2016
Rajya Sabha MPs seek stringent laws to check food adulteration in Zero HourTerming rising incidents of food adulteration as a "serious matter", Rajya Sabha members, including those from the BJP, on Thursday asked the government to make stringent laws to check the menace.
Apr 25, 2016
Over 100 activists write to PM Modi over drought situation in several statesOver 100 activists, economists and sociologists asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to respond to the drought in several states.
Apr 20, 2016
Congress demands PM to call meeting of CMs of drought hit statesConcerned over the agrarian crisis engulfing almost half of the country, Congress on Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi call a meeting of Chief Ministers of drought hit states to tackle the situation on war footing.