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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......

'People want everything on the menu on their plate'

'The government is not insisting that customers must eat a certain quantity only.' Customers can ask for extra portions.''It is dictatorial, but we welcome it because it is one step towards ending......

Parliament Nuggets: 175 mobile phones are stolen per day in Delhi

Here is some interesting information released by the government in response to questions posed by MPs in Parliament on Tuesday. 175 mobile phones stolen per day in Delhi! Around 175 mobile phones......

'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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Paswan

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said his ministry was in favour of hiking import duty on tur dal from existing... ...

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Saudi Arabia restores perks to state employees, boosting markets

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia reinstated financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel on Saturday after better-than-expected... ...

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The Centre has directed states to display information on central and state subsidies for food grain under the Targeted Public Distribution System... ...

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Over 61 lakh MT wheat arrives in Haryana

Over 61.63 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of wheat arrived at the mandis in Haryana till yesterday in the current Rabi season, compared to over 58.83 lakh... ...

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