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One-man, one-post: President accepts minister Danve's resignation

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of......

K V Thomas: Politically engineering food for all

When KV Thomas took over as minister of state for food and consumer affairs (independent charge) on January 19, 2011, he was tasked with taking forward one single, important objective: expedite the......

Big fat desi wedding may soon be 'one-dish' affair

Perturbed over huge wastage of food on social events in the country, the government has said that it will study the "one-dish" law of Pakistan and similar legislations of other countries to deal......

After HRD, now Smriti Irani out of government panel

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and D V Sadananda Gowda have been dropped from Inter-State Council, official sources said on Wednesday. Irani and Gowda were permanent invitees to the council headed by......

Flooded yet 'dry': The great Bihar paradox

IMAGE: A man escapes a water-logged village in Bihar. Photograph: PTI Photo. Let Bihar be damned under its contradictions of having gone ‘dry’ and then having been submerged under a......

'Shift FSSAI from health to consumer affairs ministry'

Food ministers from states on Tuesday unanimously demanded the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India be shifted to the ministry of consumer affairs from health and the same should also be......

No prejudice against Nestl, says minister

Consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan says steps taken to protect consumer interest While Nestlé India tries to fight the damage caused to its brand by the recent Maggi controversy,......

Onion is not an essential commodity: Minister

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas on Thursday 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 the......

FDI in retail: Food ministry wants new clause

The Union ministry of food and consumer affairs proposes to insert a new clause in the fresh discussion note for the Cabinet on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.The......

Ministry for 49% FDI in multi-brand retail

Amid a debate within the government on allowing foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, the nodal consumer affairs ministry is insisting on a foreign direct investment cap of 49 per cent......
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Sugarcane farmers seek TN govt's help to get Rs 1,100crore dues from mills

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Sugarcane Farmers Association on Thursday sought the help of the state government in getting the outstanding dues of Rs... ...
Strengthen standards for renewable energy and efficiency

Nine businesses that collectively employ more than 25,000 people in Ohio are urging state lawmakers to reinstate and strengthen Ohio's standards on... ...
Gagan distributes free LPG connections under Ujjwala Yojna

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Oct 26: M.L.A R.S Pura, Dr.Gagan Bhagat launched Prime Minister's Ujjwala Yojna at R.S Pura and distributed free... ...
Toxic Chemicals May Contaminate Oil Field Wastewater Used to Grow Calif. Crops

OAKLAND, Calif. In the last three years , farmers in parts of California's Central Valley irrigated nearly 100,000 acres of food crops with... ...
The Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri C.R. Chaudhary participating in Swachh Bharat Pakhwada, at FCI Food Storage Depot, Ghevra, Delhi on October 26, 2016.

ยป Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for I&B shall felicitate winners of the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival, on Oct 2nd Sunday at 9:30 AM, at... ...

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