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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......

Meira Kumar, a diplomat-turned-politician

A diplomat-turned-politician and Congress' Dalit face, Opposition's Presidential candidate Meira Kumar had a steady rise in echelons of power since she made her electoral debut in the mid-eighties.......

Bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba replaces Mehrishi as Home Secy

Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday named as the next home secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle. He will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term......

'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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Govt rules out food crisis in State

GUWAHATI, Aug 17 - Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Rihon Daimary today claimed that there is no possibility of a food crisis... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug1817/at057
Minister

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 provides a consumer the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of... ...

http://smetimes.tradeindia.com/smetimes/news/indian-economy-news/2017/Aug/09/consumer-protection-rights-minister35368.html
Centre monitoring prices post GST rollout

The government is closely monitoring daily price variations in over two dozen essential commodities - from wheat to tea - to check at early stage... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/626695/centre-monitoring-prices-post-gst.html
Minister

Three is sufficient capacity for storage of foodgrains in the country, with Food Corporation of India and State Agencies for storage of foodgrains... ...

http://smetimes.tradeindia.com/smetimes/news/indian-economy-news/2017/Aug/02/sufficient-capacity-foodgrains-storage35318.html
Online sale of agri produce made easy as govt launches e-RaKAM portal

The government today launched a portal, e-RaKAM, to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce. The portal is a joint initiative by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/online-sale-of-agri-produce-made-easy-as-govt-launches-e-rakam-portal-117080101516_1.html

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