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Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers too
Business

Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers too

MSP is the rate below which the mills cannot sell sugar in the open market to wholesalers and bulk consumers like beverage and biscuit makers.

Food Minister Paswan goes abroad for surgery; Radha Mohan Singh gets additional charge
Politics

Food Minister Paswan goes abroad for surgery; Radha Mohan Singh gets additional charge

Ram Vilas Paswan, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister has gone to London for treatment of heart related ailment and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has been given additional charge of the portfolio

Arvind Kejriwal sacks Delhi Food minister Asim Khan on corruption charges
India

Arvind Kejriwal sacks Delhi Food minister Asim Khan on corruption charges

During a dramatic press conference in New Delhi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday sacked cabinet minister Asim Ahmed Khan over allegations of corruption.

Food Min favours extending sugar export subsidy for upto 1.4 mln tons
Business

Food Min favours extending sugar export subsidy for upto 1.4 mln tons

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said his ministry is in favour of extending sugar export subsidy to only 1.4 million tonnes of raw sugar in the ongoing 2014-15 marketing year.

Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: Paswan
India

Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: Paswan

Amidst shortage of essential food items in the Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh, the Centre said it is ready to supply foodgrains to the affected region.

Food security cost not to adversely impact economy: KV Thomas
India

Food security cost not to adversely impact economy: KV Thomas

Economy will not be impacted adversely by the food security programme which would be implemented in the next 12 months, Food Minister K V Thomas said today seeking to allay fears that its cost will take a toll on government finances.

Govt to consider imposing stock holding limit on food items
Economy

Govt to consider imposing stock holding limit on food items

India will also wait until August to review its export policy on farm commodities as the monsoon scenario will be clearer by then.