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Jan 29, 2019
Basic income scheme is more efficient way of delivering welfare to poor: Do BJP and Congress have resolve to implement it?Even if the BJP comes up with a counter scheme, it is not likely to be universal; forget the financing part, it is just not good political optics.
Aug 21, 2018
Kerala floods: Govt to supply 89,540 tonne foodgrains, 100 tonne pulses, says union minister Ram Vilas PaswanFood Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said 89,540 tonne of foodgrains and 100 tonne of pulses will be supplied for free to flood-hit Kerala for distribution among those who are not covered under the food security act
Aug 17, 2018
Delhi High Court seeks timeline from state govt on implementing provisions of Food Security ActThe bench granted two weeks to the Delhi government to bring on record the timeline and schedule by when its order and statutory provisions of the NFSA will be complied with in toto.
Jul 27, 2018
Delhi starvation deaths: P Chidambaram accuses Centre of 'cruelly neglecting' MGNREGA, Food Security ActP Chidambaram spoke about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a social security employment generation legislation which guarantees employment to the poor.
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.
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.
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 13, 2017
WTO deadlock explained: India seeks permanent solution to food security issue, China wants investment debateThe 11th WTO ministerial conference meeting in Buenos Aires is on a brink of a collapse. At the centre of the latest crisis is India and China, two of the world's fastest growing economies.
Nov 05, 2017
Narendra Modi, NDA must answer P Chidambaram's criticism; riding solely on Hindutva spells troubleIf the Narendra Modi-led NDA's 'ideology' is just Hindutva with random acts on economics and foreign policy then we are in deeper trouble than we think