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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......

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......

In a first, PMO assigns work for junior ministers

Breaking a long tradition, the PMO has ensured that specific divisions in each ministry are allocated to junior ministers, report Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Archis Mohan. Within about a fortnight of......

'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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Zulfkar for maintaining adequate stock of essentials in Kashmir

STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Minister for Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS AND CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday... ...

http://news.statetimes.in/zulfkar-maintaining-adequate-stock-essentials-kashmir/
Ram Vilas Paswan and his wife's wealth up by only Rs 14 lakh in 2015-16

Paswan is a senior Cabinet minister holding food, public distribution and consumer affairs portfolio in the NDA government led by Narendra Modi ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/paswan-his-wife-s-wealth-up-by-only-rs-14-lakh-in-2015-16-116082500737_1.html
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/flooded-yet-dry-the-great-bihar-paradox/20160825.htm
Govt wants details on packaged food items visible and readable

The ministry is considering introducing bar-code or any such mark to curb sale of fake food items in the country. New Delhi: Government is planning... ...

http://www.asianage.com/business/govt-wants-details-packaged-food-items-visible-and-readable-306
Five HKTDC Summer Events Conclude Successfully

Food, Home Delights, Beauty & Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors HONG KONG, Aug 15, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong... ...

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