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Paddy worth crores rotting in Maharashtra due to godown shortage
India

Paddy worth crores rotting in Maharashtra due to godown shortage

Paddy worth crores is rotting here as it has been lying in open due to shortage of godowns even as the the rice millers have not lifted it following a dispute over transportation charges with the Tribal Development Corporation and FCI, official sources said

Food Security Act an opportunity for Rahul to say I don't want to be PM
Politics

Food Security Act an opportunity for Rahul to say I don't want to be PM

In its current form the Right to Food Security Bill is nothing but a vote gathering ploy for Rahul Gandhi and nothing else, the bleeding hearts of jholawalas notwithstanding.

CAG report shows why food security will be a disaster
Economy

CAG report shows why food security will be a disaster

The CAG report tells us that the FCI and the government are completely unprepared to give us food security without big wastage. That needs fixing first.

10 reasons why Amartya Sen is wrong about food security bill
Economy

10 reasons why Amartya Sen is wrong about food security bill

The bill envisages to distribute highly subsidised rice and wheat to almost two-thirds of India's population of 1.2 billion.

K'taka govt budget: Hike in liquor prices, cyber cafes promised in villages
India

K'taka govt budget: Hike in liquor prices, cyber cafes promised in villages

In a populist move, the government announced that rice supplied through the Public Distribution System to families below poverty line will be provided at Rs two per kg.

Drought plays spoilsport; dashes farmer hopes of dream run in 2013
Economy

Drought plays spoilsport; dashes farmer hopes of dream run in 2013

The agriculture sector witnessed record foodgrains output of 257.44 million tonnes in this year enabling the country to become world's largest rice exporter for the first time

Despite poor monsoon, India continues to export rice, wheat
Economy

Despite poor monsoon, India continues to export rice, wheat

India is likely to continue exports of wheat and rice despite the poor monsoon, food minister KV Thomas said on Tuesday, as the country has ample stocks from last year's harvest.

Monsoon rains 22% below average last week: Met
Economy

Monsoon rains 22% below average last week: Met

India's monsoon rains retreated to below average levels in the past week, the weather office said on Thursday, after scraping above average the previous week for the first time this season.

Centre asks states to boost procurement for Food Bill
Economy

Centre asks states to boost procurement for Food Bill

The Centre has asked five state governments, including West Bengal, to draw up an "action plan" to increase foodgrains procurement for successful implementation of the proposed Food Security Act.

Rains overstay, but that's good news for fight against prices
Economy

Rains overstay, but that's good news for fight against prices

Increased crop supply means the pace of decline in India's food-price inflation will speed up, which currently is the highest among emerging markets.

In praise of tehari: a rice delicacy of days bygone
Life

In praise of tehari: a rice delicacy of days bygone

Celebrated food historian Pushpesh Pant rescues this simple and delicious alternative to pulav and biryani from the recesses of memory. Recipe included!

Climate change affects crops so can Indian farmers move?
Ideas

Climate change affects crops so can Indian farmers move?

We’ve all known, in varying degrees though, that climate change is impacting crop production. It appears climate change has been responsible for 6 percent change in food prices over the last 30 years.