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Sep 16, 2018
For NDA's move to raise MSPs of monsoon crops to matter, agriculture needs structural changes, says economic analystMadhura Swaminathan talked about the challenges facing Indian agriculture, including low MSPs and farm income and disagreement with Aadhaar-enabled food security in the PDS.
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.
Aug 15, 2018
DBT savings of Rs 90,000 cr: Narendra Modi govt must build on this in battle against a leaky welfare delivery systemDid DBT really save the exchequer a colossal Rs 90,000 crore, and was this entirely due to elimination of 6 crore ghost beneficiaries, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech?
Jun 05, 2018
Jharkhand reports two deaths due to starvation in three days, Chief Minister Raghubar Das order probeTwo women have died due to starvation in Jharkhand in the last three days, prompting Chief Minister Raghbar Das to order a probe.
Jun 04, 2018
Jharkhand shocker: 58-year-old woman starves to death in Dumri after family failed to obtain ration cardA woman allegedly starved to death in Jharkhand's Mangargaddi village in Dumri because her family could not obtain a ration card that assures access to the subsidised ration through government's Public Distribution System, according to several media reports.
May 30, 2018
Odisha govt asks 30 district officials to stock adequate food items in flood-prone areas before monsoonAhead of the onset of the monsoon, the Odisha government has asked all the 30 district officials to be prepared for the possible flood and stock adequate food grains in remote areas which are prone to flood, official sources said on Wednesday.
Feb 10, 2018
UIDAI says no essential service or benefit can be denied due for want of Aadhaar numberUIDAI said no essential service or benefit like medical facility, school admission or ration through PDS can be denied for want of Aadhaar number.
Jan 09, 2018
Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI reportThe benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.
Nov 23, 2017
Much of opposition to Aadhaar on grounds of privacy is a mere nuisance, says Union minister KJ AlphonsMuch of the opposition to the use of Aadhaar cards for delivering government services on grounds of privacy being violated is a mere nuisance, KJ Alphons said