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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.
Aug 25, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 10: Food sovereignty means democratic control over what we eat, says Jean DrezeJean Dreze's uses his extensive knowledge of the Indian ground realities to expound on the need for food security and its link to Swaraj.
Jul 12, 2014
Budget 2014: BJP following Chidu's policy of neglect, says Right to Food activistsMembers of the Right To Food Campaign accused the Modi government of going back on its election promise of ‘universal food security’ in the Budget 2014.
Feb 27, 2014
Right to food, or right to loot? Rs 1 lakh crore of food subsidy will not reach the poorIt takes Rs 3.65 to reach Re 1 of food to the poor. And of this Re 1. only 43 paise reaches the right beneficiary. The rest goes to the wrong people
Feb 22, 2014
Yes Amma, there is an Awards Industry - Decoding India’s awards businessThe Indian awards business has become so huge and extravagant that it is almost pointless,
Nov 11, 2013
Congress's Food Bill could be avenue for corruption: CBI directorThe PPP route for infrastructure building also causes a spurt in corruption, he said.
Nov 08, 2013
Chhattisgarh govt world champions in corruption: Rahul GandhiThe Congress Vice President also blamed Maoists for murdering the party's top leaders in the state to prevent Nand Kumar Patel from becoming the Chief Minister.
Oct 15, 2013
Dear Rahul, NREGA is not the 'escape velocity' Dalits needThe Congress Party's policies are not disastrous just for Dalits. They are bad for any deprived individual or community which is looking for quick upward mobility.
Aug 28, 2013
Food security law will reduce PDS leakage: Food ministerThe Lok Sabha on Monday passed Sonia Gandhi's pet project, the Food Security Bill which guarantees 5 kg of rice, wheat and coarse cereals per month per individual at a fixed price of Rs 3, 2, 1, respectively, to nearly 67 percent of the population.
Aug 21, 2013
Welcome Food Security scheme, but just a first step, say activistsActivists who were part of the Right to Food campaign say that the existing bill has many problems that need to be ironed out.