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Apr 28, 2018
Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi 'clarifies' order linking free rice distribution with Swachh Bharat campaign after public outragePuducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi announced an order for the union territory, which would halt free rice distribution to the poor if their villages are not free of open defecation and garbage
Apr 02, 2018
Rising prices of grains, digitisation of PDS records pose challenges for the poor to avail foodThe prices of rice, wheat and pulses have been rising steadily making it more difficult for the poor to buy grain at market price.
Mar 27, 2018
Siddaramaiah's claim of south Indian states subsidising northern counterparts nothing but economic fallacyThe contribution of the north and east Indian states has been immense in terms of the food security of our country, which is an enormous one considering the pressure of our large population.
Mar 08, 2018
Scientists unravel mechanism of stress tolerance in tomatoTomato, an antioxidant-rich vegetable, is commonly used curry ingredient in Indian kitchens.
Feb 15, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind stresses need for modern agriculture, bats for better price for farm produceRam Nath Kovind said that problems of farmers in various parts of country are different and so solutions will have to be found according to their needs
Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Food subsidy bill may swell by 10% to around Rs 1.60 lakh cr in fiscal 2019The focus of the food ministry in the next fiscal would be on making ration shops portable within a district initially and later within a state.
Jan 05, 2018
Suresh Prabhu says India 'stood firm' on fundamental principles at WTO's 11th ministerial meetingIndia stood firm on basic principles of multilateralism at the WTO's ministerial meeting last month in Argentina and would continue to work with other members to promote rule-based global trade, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said
Jan 02, 2018
Jagriti Yatra 2017: Better mid-day meals, sustainable agriculture dominate conversationsConversations on board the Jagriti Yatra touched upon the use of indigenous seeds, possible ways to make agriculture more remunerative and the adoption of better information and technology, to ensure that farmers are better educated
Dec 17, 2017
Sonia Gandhi overcame her caste and religion deficits as a politician, but chose Congress' interests over governanceAs the president of Indian National Congress, Sonia Gandhi constructed a political personality for herself that transcended caste and religion, and precisely what the founding fathers of the Indian Constitution had hoped for
Dec 15, 2017
Suresh Prabhu has made the best of a bad situation: India should just forget about WTO and focus on FTAsSuresh Prabhu is in a position to say that he did not allow any negative outcome for India. Politically, that is important. Sometimes a no deal is better than a raw deal.