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Feb 25, 2019
Confusion over Aadhaar linking afflicts several Jharkhand tribal groups; 43% go hungry due to web of procedural obstaclesA recent survey by NREGA Sahayata Kendra in November, 2018 revealed that 43% of sample of 325 households in Manika and Satbarwa blocks in Jharkhand, slept hungry most often or sometimes.
Aug 21, 2018
Delhi Food Commissioner Mohanjeet Singh's decision to cancel 2 lakh ration cards taken without proper inspection, says state govtRejecting the government's allegation on cancelling ration cards, Singh said 2.48 lakh "ineligible" ration card holders have been deleted after following "due process of law".
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?
Aug 11, 2018
Social activists say 14 persons died in Jharkhand due to starvation, blame govt mandate to link ration cards with AadhaarStarvation deaths are caused by a circle of poverty, government apathy and mandatory Aadhaar-ration-card integration.
Aug 16, 2017
Fake PAN, ration cards are a menace: How Aadhaar with biometric features can smoke out crooksSmart cards with biometric features is indeed the way forward to check the menace of fake and duplicate entitlement cards
Aug 02, 2016
Govt detects over 2.16 crore bogus ration cardsAs many as 2.16 crore bogus ration cards have been detected and around Rs 13,000 crore, which would have otherwise been diverted, would now be available for the beneficiaries, the government said on Tuesday.
Mar 18, 2015
Scam stains famed Chhattisgarh PDS, systemic loot runs into croresA month after the general elections were over in May 2014, the state government set about verifying the cards and cancelled 14 lakh of these and suspended 10 junior level officials.
Dec 09, 2014
Poor Muslims in Agra who converted will be given ration cards, says Bajrang DalA Bajrang Dal leader said Tuesday that all the 300 poor Muslims who he said had embraced Hinduism in Agra will be given ration cards they badly lacked.
Jan 30, 2014
Rajasthan to soon get digital ration cards, says ministerThe state government on Wednesday assured the Rajasthan Assembly that Digital Ration Cards, pending since February 2013, would be distributed to all beneficiaries soon.
Aug 04, 2012
Food distribution: Do away with BPL, APL ration cards, says LeftLeft parties today asked the government to universalise the public distribution system and sought distribution of excess foodstock at BPL prices to check the high food inflation.