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NC denied benefits of food scheme to the people of Jammu and Kashmir: Sonia Gandhi
Politics

NC denied benefits of food scheme to the people of Jammu and Kashmir: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi hit out at her party's estranged ally National Conference (NC) in Kashmir.

BJP will abolish UPA welfare laws if voted to power: Rahul
Politics

BJP will abolish UPA welfare laws if voted to power: Rahul

Rahul alleged that farmers, who had been deprived of their land in Gujarat, were not being considered as native residents and were being forced to leave the state.

Worst performing Parliament? You haven’t seen what’s next
Politics

Worst performing Parliament? You haven’t seen what’s next

The criticism of the performance of Parliament ignores the stark reality of Indian politics.

Congress in more trouble than we think: Where will it get the numbers?
Politics

Congress in more trouble than we think: Where will it get the numbers?

the number of Congress-ruled states that the party touts is meaningless and they are unlikely to deliver even half the existing numbers. The best case scenario might be about 50 plus seats.

Rahul's desire to learn from AAP shows deep disorder in Congress
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Rahul's desire to learn from AAP shows deep disorder in Congress

The old guard believes the Congress must learn from its freedom-fighter founders, the young see a disconnect between Rahul's promises and action. There is trouble brewing.

The fall of Rahul Gandhi isn't the only problem for the Congress
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The fall of Rahul Gandhi isn't the only problem for the Congress

Congress must accept organisational failure and the defeat of Rahul Gandhi. Only then can it figure the way out of its current mess.

What exit polls tell the Congress: Dump Rahul, Sonianomics
Politics

What exit polls tell the Congress: Dump Rahul, Sonianomics

The 'Modi wave' is a symbol of antipathy to the Congress. Modi is just reaping the harvest of discontent sown by the Congress.

No compromise on food bill at WTO: Anand Sharma
Business

No compromise on food bill at WTO: Anand Sharma

Sharma, who will lead the delegation to Bali, said a group of 33 countries were supporting India's stand on the food subsidy programme which he said was "sacrosanct, non- negotiable."

What govt is not saying: Real threat to food bill is US, not BJP
Business

What govt is not saying: Real threat to food bill is US, not BJP

The double-standards of these rich countries are not surprising because they have to protect their trade interests. But India's lack of transparency on the issue before its public as well as its lack of resolve to fight the US and EU are indeed surprising

India should not give in to WTO pressure on food subsidy: CPM
India

India should not give in to WTO pressure on food subsidy: CPM

Expressing concern over WTO's permissible food subsidy limit norms, CPI(M) today said India should not give in to the "unjust pressure" of the world body and western powers and continue to press for "fundamental changes" in its rules at the next meet in Bali in December.

Will NaMo wave peak before RaGa's fortunes sink further?
Politics

Will NaMo wave peak before RaGa's fortunes sink further?

In 2004, the BJP lost unexpectedly. In 2009, the Indian electorate played safe after UPA's high growth years. 2014 is NaMo's to lose, but is he peaking too soon?

Rahul showcases Delhi Metro, food security, avoids Muzaffarnagar
Politics

Rahul showcases Delhi Metro, food security, avoids Muzaffarnagar

Sticking to city issues, he said Delhi Metro's model is being adopted even by foreign countries such as Indonesia.

Stop identifying food scheme beneficiaries: EC to Delhi govt
India

Stop identifying food scheme beneficiaries: EC to Delhi govt

The Election Commission has asked the Delhi government to stall the process for identifying beneficiaries under Food Security scheme till December 5 when the poll process in the national capital will be over.

WTO is very worried about impact of India's food bill on global markets
Economy

WTO is very worried about impact of India's food bill on global markets

Countries like the US and Canada have raised concerns over India's food security legislation at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). They have also asked India to explain the effect the legislation will have on global stocks and commodity prices.

Centre must share cost of implementation of food scheme, says Punjab govt
India

Centre must share cost of implementation of food scheme, says Punjab govt

A top Punjab official today said the Centre should share cost of distribution of foodgrains under the Food Security Scheme.

Land Acquisition Bill will ease land purchase for industry: Jairam Ramesh
India

Land Acquisition Bill will ease land purchase for industry: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh said the new act applies only to the land acquired by Central and State authorities for any public purpose, while there is no bar whatsoever, on purchase of private land.

Aizawl: Despite launch, food scheme implementation to take time
Economy

Aizawl: Despite launch, food scheme implementation to take time

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will officially launch the Food Security Scheme in Mizoram on 20 September, but it would take some more time for its actual implementation, a state minister said here today.

Opposition raises hue and cry when we try to bring law for poor: Rahul
Politics

Opposition raises hue and cry when we try to bring law for poor: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday his party is working for the welfare of the poor and the youth.

President Pranab Mukherjee gives assent to Food bill
Economy

President Pranab Mukherjee gives assent to Food bill

The landmark Food Security Bill, aimed at giving a legal right on highly subsidised foodgrains to 67 percent of the country's population, today received the President's nod.