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Apr 19, 2018
Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam slams glitches in Aadhaar, says over 21 lakh people not getting rationOver 21 lakh eligible persons in the city are not getting food grains and other products sold at Fair Price Shops as their ration cards are not linked to Aadhaar or there are some glitches in the linking, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam claimed on Thursday.
Mar 13, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' protest: Unscientific farming, poor crop choice, bad marketing among many ills that ail farm sectorAt least 2/3rd of the population dependent on agriculture can look at other avenues which will give them better fortunes, says an expert from the agri sector
Feb 26, 2018
Gujarat fair price shop owners to go on indefinite strike from 1 March in demand of higher commissionA traders' association led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother has threatened an indefinite strike from 1 March to press for various demands, including a higher commission from foodgrain sales.
May 09, 2017
Gujarat PDS shop owners led by Modi's brother on warpathPM Narendra Modi's elder brother Prahlad Modi on Monday threatened that all fair price shopkeepers would go on an indefinite strike from May 28
Jul 14, 2016
CPM Delhi launches hunger strike to protest AAP govt’s failure to fulfil promisesThe CPM Delhi Committee has been on a hunger strike near ITO metro station since Tuesday morning, to protest the Delhi AAP government’s alleged negligence towards the issues related to the poor in its recent budget
Mar 11, 2016
Government aims to computerise the PDS sector by March 2017, says Ram Vilas PaswanGovernment aims to computerise the PDS sector to help check pilferages and plug leakages by installing electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) devices at all fair price shops across the country by March 2017.
Mar 18, 2015
Forget Oppn, PM's brother says Modi govt lacks will to resolve peoples' problemsPrime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it has "failed" to live up to peoples' expectations and lacked will to resolve their problems.
Jul 14, 2013
Mamata's new crowd-pleasing stunt: 'Fair price' food carts in KolkataProviding cheaper food is good politics for any government. And the Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has been doing just that by dotting Kolkata with mobile vans that provide fish, chicken, vegetables and fruits at reasonable prices to the consumer.
Jun 21, 2013
Images: Jaya's fair price vegetable shops a hit on first dayReportedly, the outlets sold a whopping 13,000 kg of vegetables on the first day.
Feb 08, 2013
Do away with private fair price shops under PDS: SCFavouring the idea of doing away with private fair price shops for food grains distribution under PDS system, the Supreme Court today asked the government to explore a mechanism to put in place the recommendations of the National Food Security Bill (NFSB) till it becomes a law.