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Why we must support the Food Security Bill

Only three percent of Indians pay income tax; our tax-GDP ratio is among the lowest in the world. This must change. Our elites must realise that India’s poverty has damaging consequences for......

All you wanted to know about the food security bill

Sakshi Balani presents an FAQ on the Food Security Bill that was passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The National Food Security Bill follows from the National Food Security Ordinance, 2013 that was......

Food Bill historic, says Sonia; BJP dubs it as 'vote security bill'

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday described the United Progressive Alliance’s ambitious Food Security Bill as nothing but a ‘vote security bill’.......

Samajwadi Party to back Food Bill, to move amendments

A day after the Congress reached out to Mulayam Singh Yadav seeking support for passage of the Food Security Bill, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday decided to support the legislation but will move......

Food Security Bill will push India toward malnutrition: Modi

Attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the proposed Food Security Bill, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said the bill, in its current form, will push the country toward "malnutrition".......

'Food security concerns should be addressed upfront in WTO'

India on Thursday said its food security concerns cannot be relegated to the back but should be taken forward and addressed upfront at the WTO. Addressing the food security concerns is important as......

Decoding the food security legislation

The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) ambitious National Food Security Bill might soon become reality.  After getting approval from the Lok Sabha, the Bill is headed for the Upper House of......

'The Food Ordinance is a small step in the right direction'

Implementing the Food Ordinance is the bigger challenge and there are many provisions of the National Food Security Bill which need to be expanded and strengthened. Biraj Patnaik, principal adviser......

20 biggest rice producers in the world

Rice is a major food staple and a mainstay for the rural population and their food security. It is mainly cultivated by small farmers in holdings of less than one hectare. Rice is also a wage......

COLUMN: Food security or dole?

There is a vast grey area between a bill that promises to ensure that no one goes hungry and the political economy of producing food, writes Rajni Bakshi. With the approval of the National Food......

Madhuri Dixit gets FDA notice for endorsing Maggi

Madhuri Dixit seems to have landed in a soup for endorsing Maggi with the Haridwar Food and Drug Administration serving a notice to her on the claims made in the advertisement.......

Sendhil Ramamurthy on It's a Wonderful Afterlife

Studying to be a doctor, Sendhil Ramamurthy's career in films and television happened, well, by chance. His stint in TV series Heroes, says Ramamurthy, has been a milestone of sorts, exposing him......

'Getting an Olympic medal in athletics is my one-point agenda'

'We keep climbing one step and slipping three. In 2004, our relay team was 7th in the world. Then we slipped from there. Otherwise, today our 4x400 metres relay team would have been gearing for a......

I was a victim of politics: Shane Bond

Former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond has said that he became a "victim of politics" after joining the Indian Cricket League (ICL) but he has no regret about playing in the 'rebel' twenty20 event......
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Biofortified food planned to curb malnutrition

In a pilot study, the central government plans to use biofortified crops to tackle malnutrition in four districts of Maharashtra, Odisha and Uttar... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-biofortified-food-planned-to-curb-malnutrition-2546945
UN warns global hunger on rise again after decade of decline

United Nations warned that global hunger is on the rise again after a decade of decline.In a report published yesterday on world food security and... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN18999
Ram Rajasekharan back as CFTRI director as CAT stays his transfer

Ram Rajasekharan, the director of the CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), returned to office on Friday after the Central... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/632390/ram-rajasekharan-back-cftri-director.html
Plant seeds of success

Shivendra Bajaj The India that existed in 1965 no longer exists today. Agriculture was the main contributor to the GDP then; today it is a distant... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/my-mind/plant-seeds-success
Lack of policy only helps suppliers, not malnourished children

In India, there has never been a dearth of lofty declarations on 'eradicating malnutrition'. From former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/rutf-lack-of-policy-only-helps-suppliers-not-malnourished-children-78910.html

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