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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......

All you wanted to know about the national food security bill

Nowhere on the planet, nowhere in mankind’s history has such an idea taken the concrete shape in form of a law. The National Food Security Bill, which will come via ordinance and not after......

No starvation death in last 3 years: Government

The government on Friday said no state in the country has recorded any incidents of deaths due to starvation during the last three years. "No incident of starvation death has been reported by any......

Survey pitches for hike in PDS rates to trim food subsidy bill

Stating that the food subsidy bill is becoming "unmanageably large", the Economic Survey 2021 on Friday suggested the government to increase the selling price of foodgrains provided through ration......

Food subsidy bill rises 20% in April-January

  While presenting the Economic Survey in the Parliament, finance minister Arun Jaitley Food said that the food subsidy bill rose 20 per cent in April-January 2014-15 at Rs 1.07 lakh......

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......

'Some people don't want the poor to get food'

The stock and foreign exchange markets have had a negative reaction to the government’s biggest social security programme, the National Food Security Bill. Food minister K V Thomas questions......

'Food Security Bill confusing'

In a memorandum submitted by chief minister J Jayalalithaa to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the state government said "the Central Bill on Food Security is replete with confusion and......

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