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  • pm narendra modi s brother prahlad protests against pds

    PM Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad protests against PDS policy

    Politics | March 03, 2015 9:20 IST

    Mumbai:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad Modi participated in an agitation against Central government in Mumbai on Monday.The agitation held in Azad Maidan, saw Prahlad Modi, the national vice-president of All-India Fair Price

  • odisha to implement national food security act

    Odisha to implement National Food Security Act

    India | October 25, 2014 19:58 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said it would ensure implementation of the National Food Security Act in the entire state in a phased manner by July 2015, official sources said.“The administrative preparations have been initiated to

  • rahul gandhi my mom wept as she couldn t vote for food

    Rahul Gandhi: My mom wept as she couldn't vote for food security bill

    Politics | October 18, 2013 21:48 IST

    Shahdol (MP): Trying to strike an emotional chord with the Madhya Pradesh electorate on the eve of state assembly elections, Rahul Gandhi reminded his audience that his mother Sonia Gandhi was in tears as she

  • lord paul welcomes rbi s decision to hike repo rate

    Lord Paul welcomes RBI's decision to hike repo rate

    September 22, 2013 16:08 IST

    London: Praising the new RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan for “not falling to populism”, leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul today supported the decision to raise a key interest rate which had disappointed the Indian industry.“I

  • onions prices to ease in 2 3 weeks on fresh output sharad

    Onions prices to ease in 2-3 weeks on fresh output: Sharad Pawar

    September 19, 2013 20:15 IST

    NEW DELHI: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said onion prices will ease in the next two-three weeks as fresh output arrives from Maharashtra and other states, providing relief to consumers.“After talking to farmers and traders,

  • no plan to declare onion as an essential commodity thomas

    No plan to declare onion as an essential commodity: Thomas

    India | September 19, 2013 19:58 IST

    New Delhi: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas today ruled out declaring onion as an essential commodity even as its retail prices have soared to Rs 70-80 a kilogram in most parts of

  • food security bill gets presidential assent

    Food security bill gets presidential assent

    Politics | September 12, 2013 21:04 IST

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday approved Congress president Sonia Gandhi's pet food security bill, making it a law."The National Food Security Bill, 2013 has received the assent of the President of India," said

  • sonia deserves credit for food security bill oscar fernandes

    Sonia deserves credit for Food Security bill: Oscar Fernandes

    Politics | September 09, 2013 12:37 IST

    New Delhi: The qualities of a leader run along his veins. He is young and ambitious; he has a zeal for making India a better place for the poor to live. Lt. Sachin Pilot has

  • dmk betrayed tamil nadu by backing food bill jayalalithaa

    DMK betrayed Tamil Nadu by backing food bill: Jayalalithaa

    India | September 08, 2013 6:55 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday charged DMK president M.Karunanidhi with betraying the interests of the state by his party's support to the Food Security Bill.In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said: "Like reducing

  • parliament approves historic food security bill

    Parliament approves historic Food Security Bill

    Politics | September 03, 2013 10:18 IST

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday night passed the historic Food Security Bill after the Lok Sabha adopted the bill last week, paving the way for, what the government claims as, supply of cheap

  • food security bill only with eye on polls venkaiah naidu

    Food security bill only with eye on polls: Venkaiah Naidu

    Politics | September 02, 2013 18:44 IST

    New Delhi: Terming the National Food Security Bill a "lollipop", BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the UPA government had brought the legislation with an eye on the 2014 general elections and without providing

  • ensure proper implementation of food scheme mayawati

    Ensure proper implementation of food scheme: Mayawati

    Politics | September 02, 2013 18:38 IST

    New Delhi: Several central government schemes for the poor have failed to benefit them in the past so efforts should be made to ensure proper implementation of the food security programme, Bahujan Samaj Party chief

  • food bill makes mockery of federalism trinamool

    Food bill makes mockery of federalism: Trinamool

    Politics | September 02, 2013 18:34 IST

    New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress Monday said certain provisions of the food bill are making a mockery of the country's federal structure.Speaking in the Rajya Sabha during the debate on the food bill, party leader

  • need to improve food bill yechury

    Need to improve food bill: Yechury

    Politics | September 02, 2013 18:29 IST

    New Delhi: Expressing reservations on the food security bill in its current form, the CPI-M Monday said the government was providing cheap food to people on one hand and increasing fuel prices on the other.Listing

  • notices for 237 amendments to food bill in rajya sabha

    Notices for 237 amendments to food bill in Rajya Sabha

    Politics | September 02, 2013 18:21 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP and several other opposition parties have given notices for amendments, totalling 237, to the Food Security Bill being debated in the Rajya Sabha Monday, officials said. The government is in minority

  • khurshid urges cong workers to highlight food land bills

    Khurshid urges Cong workers to highlight Food, Land Bills

    Politics | September 02, 2013 7:10 IST

    Noida: Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid yesterday urged upon Congress workers to take the UPA government's achievements like the National Food Security Bill and Land Acquisition Bill to the people.Congress is a secular party and does

  • rupee slid further after passage of food security bill tmc

    Rupee slid further after passage of food security bill: TMC

    India | August 29, 2013 7:27 IST

    Kolkata: Alleging that people's confidence has been shaken due to the economic mismanagement by the UPA government, a Trinamool Congress MP yesterday said it was worrisome that the rupee slid further after passage of the

  • food security bill lok sabha rejected 305 opposition

    Food security bill: Lok Sabha rejected 305 opposition amendments

    Politics | August 27, 2013 20:20 IST

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Monday passed the National Food Security Bill, rejecting all the 305 amendments moved by the opposition and adopting the 11 introduced by the government, said government sources Tuesday.The bill aims

  • unwell sonia could not witness passing of food bill in ls

    Unwell Sonia could not witness passing of Food Bill in LS

    Politics | August 27, 2013 7:08 IST

    New Delhi: It was an irony of sorts that Congress President Sonia Gandhi was not present in Lok Sabha when the Food Security Bill, a project she had championed ardently, was passed by the House

  • food security bill example of upa govt s inclusive

    Food Security Bill example of UPA govt's inclusive development: PM

    Politics | August 27, 2013 7:09 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last night said the Food Security Bill was one more example of UPA government's "people-oriented inclusive development".     "This is one more example of UPA government's people-oriented inclusive development", Singh

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