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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 Delhi, Maggi banned in 4 more states: U'khand, Gujarat, J&K, TN

After Delhi, four more states -- Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand – on Thursday banned the sale of Maggi noodles, as the popular instant snack came under mounting......

Now, live larvae found in Nestle's baby food!

In yet another blow for Nestle India, live larvae and worms have been found in their milk powder in Coimbatore. The Tamil Nadu food safety wing in Coimbatore tested the NAN PRO3 milk powder bought......

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......

Food wastage: Govt must set an example

Irked by huge food wastage at social gatherings, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas said on Thursday that the government should take a lead and set an example to cut food wastage at its......
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Centre calls states meeting tomorrow to tackle Food inflation

Centre has called a meeting of all the state food ministers tomorrow to chalk out strategy to jointly tackle the crisis in the backdrop of possible... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=National&id=NN12291
Paswan's birthday bash brings joy to BJP in Bihar

Much to the relief of the BJP, the lavish bash saw its two crucial Mahadalit allies - Paswan and former Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi - bury... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/paswan-birthday-rjd-jdu-ties-assembly-polls-bihar/1/449341.html
Key test ahead of Assembly polls

Elections to 24 Legislative Council seats in the local bodies' quota would test the money and muscle power of the candidates and their respective... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150706/jsp/bihar/story_29749.jsp
Hector Beverages raises Rs 183 crore in fresh round of funding from new and existing investors

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI: Hector Beverages, maker of ethnic drinks brand Paper Boat, has raised about Rs 183 crore in funding led by Belgian investor... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/food/hector-beverages-raises-rs-183-crore-in-fresh-round-of-funding-from-new-and-existing-investors/articleshow/47951601.cms
NDA win in Bihar

Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi extended birthday greetings to Union food and consumers affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Paswans-birthday-vow-NDA-win-in-Bihar/articleshow/47950361.cms

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