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  • ‘Cow cess’ on movie tickets, food proposed in Haryana

    ‘Cow cess’ on movie tickets, foodgrain proposed in Haryana

    India | July 09, 2016 12:52 IST

    In a bid to generate funds for the welfare of cows in the state, the Haryana Gau Sewa Ayoga has sent a proposal to the BJP government in Haryana to ‘cow cess’.

  • punjab sets up relief fund for farmers families

    Punjab sets up relief fund for farmers' families

    Politics | July 21, 2015 20:40 IST

    Chandigarh: To give relief to distressed families of farmers in the state committing suicide, the Punjab government on Tuesday announced the creation of a “revolving fund” to provide assistance to them.“Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal

  • foodgrain output to fall by 5 to 251 million tonnes in 2014

    Foodgrain output to fall by 5% to 251 million tonnes in 2014-15

    May 13, 2015 21:17 IST

    New Delhi: India's foodgrains production is estimated to have declined by 5.25 per cent to 251.12 million tonnes in 2014-15 crop year due to poor monsoon and unseasonal rain in past two months.The country had

  • ram vilas paswan slams bihar govt for poor foodgrain

    Ram Vilas Paswan slams Bihar govt for poor foodgrain delivery mechanism

    Politics | April 19, 2015 18:34 IST

    Patna: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said many eligible beneficiaries in Bihar are not getting subsidised food grain under the National Food Security Act as fresh ration cards have not been issued to them.Paswan was

  • stopping foodgrain buying by fci will be harmful for

    Stopping foodgrain buying by FCI will be harmful for farmers: Punjab

    February 27, 2015 16:57 IST

    Punjab: Punjab government on Friday asked the Centre to reconsider its decision of stopping foodgrain procurement by FCI from Punjab, saying it will prove to be "very harmful" for the farming community and could lead

  • success at wto without any compromise nirmala sitharaman

    Success at WTO without any compromise: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Politics | November 28, 2014 14:02 IST

    New Delhi: India has won a major victory at Geneva with the WTO accommodating its food security demands in a historic worldwide trade reform deal, which the government said was clinched without any conditions or

  • foodgrain production projected to drop by seven per cent

    Foodgrain production projected to drop by seven per cent

    September 20, 2014 12:31 IST

    New Delhi: India's foodgrain production is projected to drop by 7 per cent to 120.27 million tonnes in the kharif season of this year due to poor monsoon rains.Foodgrain output was 129.24 MT in the

  • bihar has lifted only half of foodgrain quota paswan

    Bihar has lifted only half of foodgrain quota: Paswan

    Politics | June 08, 2014 17:46 IST

    Patna: Claiming that the Bihar government has adopted a lackadaisical approach towards implementation of the Food Security Act in the state, Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan today said it has availed only

  • foodgrain allocation for maharashtra to increase to 45 lakh

    Foodgrain allocation for Maharashtra to increase to 45 lakh tonnes

    India | September 29, 2013 19:15 IST

    Mumbai: Foodgrain allocation to Maharashtra from the Central government would increase from the current 36.5 lakh tonnes to 45 lakh tonnes after the National Food Security Bill comes into effect, Union Minister for Rural Development

  • over 5 lakh families in delhi apply for food grains

    Over 5 lakh families in Delhi apply for food grains

    India | September 17, 2013 8:51 IST

    New Delhi: Over five lakh families have applied for receiving food grains under the ambitious Food Security Programme which was launched here last month by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.Delhi's Food and Supplies Minister Harun Yusuf

  • food grains to be supplied direct to dealers from fci

    Food grains to be supplied direct to dealers from FCI godowns

    India | September 03, 2013 21:43 IST

    Kolkata: West Bengal government has decided to supply food grains directly to the dealers from the FCI godowns to stop malpractices during transit.  Announcing this here today, state's Food and Supply Minister Jyotipriyo Mallick told

  • additional 50 lakh tonnes of foodgrain allocated for poor

    Additional 50 lakh tonnes of foodgrain allocated for poor

    India | July 17, 2013 23:35 IST

    New Delhi, July 17: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved the allocation of an additional 50 lakh tonnes of foodgrain to states and union territories during 2013-14 for below poverty line (BPL)

  • set up cng stations hike foodgrain quota bahuguna to centre

    Set Up CNG Stations, Hike Foodgrain Quota, Bahuguna To Centre

    India | April 03, 2012 19:34 IST

    Dehradun, Apr 3: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has urged the centre to set up at least 6 CNG stations in the state and increase the foodgrain quota.In a letter to Union Petroleum and Natural

  • bumper record harvest of 250 mn tons says pm

    Bumper Record Harvest Of 250 Mn Tons, Says PM

    February 15, 2012 14:47 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 15: Exceeding target, the country is set to harvest a record 250 million tonnes of foodgrains this year, as efforts to push farm growth seem to be paying off, Prime Minister Manmohan

  • record 250 mt foodgrain output this year

    Record 250 MT Foodgrain Output This Year

    February 04, 2012 11:13 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 3: India's foodgrains production, for the second year in a row, is expected to be a record 250.42 million tonne in 2011-12 crop year, bolstered by a significant contribution from eastern belt,

  • subsidised food should be given only to really needy says

    Subsidised Food Should Be Given Only To Really Needy, Says Pawar

    October 20, 2011 13:55 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 20:  Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said the government should supply highly subsidised foodgrains only to the “really needy people” under the proposed food security law else the country's economy would be

  • hike in procurement prices causing pricerise says pranab

    Hike In Procurement Prices Causing Pricerise, Says Pranab

    July 17, 2011 20:47 IST

    Kolkata, July 17:  Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said increased procurement prices of foodgrains triggered price rise of essential commodities in the country.“Escalating procurement prices of foodgrains have resulted in the rise in the

  • govt to release rotting grains for poor but not for free

    Govt To Release Rotting Grains For Poor, But Not For Free

    India | September 02, 2010 21:49 IST

    New Delhi: Acting on the directive of the Supreme Court, government on Thursday  decided to release an extra 2.5 million tonnes of foodgrains to states for distribution among the poor but it will not be