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A month after midday meal tragedy, no one goes to school anymore

'How can we forget their deaths? It may be easy for others, but not for us.' Not a single child in the Bihar village where the midday meal tragedy killed 23 children last month has attended school......

Three lakh Bihar teachers withdraw mid-day meal boycott

Four days after staying off from duties in midday meal scheme, nearly three lakh primary school teachers on Monday decided to end their stir after assurance from the government to look into their......

Now, midday meal till class 8, pension for the old

The government on Thursday announced many decisions to help the common man.One of them was to expand the ambit of payment of old age pension to all citizens above 65 years and are living below the......

SC tells Centre to hold on to midday meal scheme

Taking note of the mismanagement of funds allocated under schemes sponsored by the central government, the Supreme Court today restrained the Union government from taking any steps to hand over......

'Delhi's favour-driven culture will get a big shock from Modi'

'Modi is a master of convergence. By his ability to converge and add new features to a non-star idea, he is able to sell it. Like how he has turned Kutch into a tourist destination by selling the......

Sibal wants subsidy on LPG to continue for midday meal

Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has suggested to petroleum ministry to continue providing LPG cylinders at subsidised rate for the midday meal programme this fiscal amid concerns......

'There has been a decline in poverty in India'

In Toronto recently, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, was quite a wanted man. He keynoted the Canada-India Foundation's Energy Forum, attended the dinner where......

Govt to push economic reforms

Having won the trust vote comprehensively, the government on Tuesday sounded an upbeat note on the economy, saying it would move forward on implementing pending economic reforms including......

FM lists out BJP's 15 'false claims'

Finance Minister P Chidambaramon Friday dubbed as 'an exercise in self deception' the BJP National Executive's resolution and issued a rejoinder.Following is the text of the rejoinder by......

Budget tips for Chidambaram

Come February, it is Budget time again. Elsewhere I have characterised the event as the 'Great Indian Circus.'Speculations on the policy changes, the entertainment and hype provided by both......

Review: 101 Chodyangal is a winner just for its simplicity

Malayalam film 101 Chodyangal is a touching tale, writes Paresh C Palicha. It is believed that a child's smile can wipe out all your sorrows. First time director Sidhartha Siva puts this belief to......

  People speak for midday meal scheme

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Gypsy
Q. Should Rediff start Mid Day Meal Scheme on Q&A? :p
Gypsy:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-rediff-start-mid-day-meal-scheme-on-qa-p/26051404/answers/

Piaa
Q. Would you support the Midday Meal Scheme in schools?
Piaa:  A. Already we are getting virtual midday meals and enough ppl. are already hospitalized :P more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-you-support-the-midday-meal-scheme-in-schools/26051391/answers/26051452

Piaa
Q. This refers to the shocking incident, wherein a dead rat was found in mid-day meal for school-children in Delhi. Such cases of finding frogs, lizards, rats etc. in mid-day mail funded by government as world's largest school-lunch programme daily to about 12 crores school-children have become quite common. Comments plz.
Piaa:  A. Mid-day Meal Scheme, a novel direction given by the Supreme Court of India on November 28, 2001, involves provision of lunch, free of cost to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/this-refers-to-the-shocking-incident-wherein-a-dead-rat-was-/26051391/answers/18765178

INDU
Q. Is mid-day-meal scheme serving its purpose?Can't we utilise these funds in a beter way to help the poor?And save disgraceful propaganda on the international scene?
INDU:  A. The argument of poor against Child education and child labor issue was - the child also helps us in our livelihood, it also works and earns bread...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-mid-day-meal-scheme-serving-its-purposecant-we-utilise-th/18765155/answers/17657107

Ramsingh Sachan
Q. In your opinion, what all things can be made fully free of cost in our country so that the public starts fully using the facility without feeling the pinch of paying for it ??
Ramsingh Sachan:  A. Basic education upto 10th must be fully free for girls and boys.But pay to the teachers. Midday meals give to all school going, dont cheat from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-your-opinion-what-all-things-can-be-made-fully-free-of-co/17656756/answers/11698568

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Sonia Gandhi

Stepping up her attack against BJP and Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi today said they represented a dangerous combination of religious fanaticism,... ...

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SP manifesto promises Muslim quota, upper caste commission

Seeking to woo Muslims as well as upper castes, Samajwadi Party on Wednesday (April 2) promised quota in police and other government jobs for... ...

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'Delhi's favour-driven culture will get a big shock from Modi'

'Modi is a master of convergence. By his ability to converge and add new features to a non-star idea, he is able to sell it. Like how he has... ...

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Did life change?

Decade Decoder is an occasional election feature that seeks to bring out through a question-and-answer session whether lives have changed for the... ...

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The people's leader eyeing for a double hat-trick

Ananth Kumar , the MP from Bangalore South constituency in Karnataka, is eyeing for his double hat-trick in the ongoing Lok Sabha election. The... ...

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