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Providing food to poor is not wastage of money: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 16:39

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked critics of the food security bill which was passed by Parliament last week.

Rahul Gandhi kicks-off Congress campaign in Delhi, praises Food Bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 15:10

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday kicked-off his party`s campaign for the upcoming Assembly election in Delhi by enlisting the benefits of the UPA government`s flagship Food Security Bill.

Food Act to be launched in Bihar in next calender year: Nitish

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 20:54

Nitish Kumar, whose party JD(U) voted in support of UPA govt`s Food Bill said ground works are on for launching the scheme in the state next year.

Food Act to be launched in Bihar in next calendar year: Nitish

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 18:06

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose party JD(U) voted in support of UPA government`s Food Bill, Monday, said groundwork is on for launching the scheme in the state next year.

New food law: Nabard to put up 10K warehouses in panchayats

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 17:37

The proposed warehouses will be set up in association with primary cooperatives and the money is already provided for in the budget, Nabard Chairman Prakash Bakshi told PTI.

Substantive work done, Monsoon Session successful: Govt

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 15:10

The Government described as "successful" the Monsoon Session of Parliament which saw the passage of the landmark Food Security as also the Land Acquisition Bills.

We’ll ensure that price rise doesn’t hit the poor: Fernandes

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 09:23

Inflation hits the poor hardest and they are at the receiving end of soaring food prices. We can’t control price rise in general. But, we will ensure that the poor get food grains at a subsidised rate.

The actual cost of the Food Security Bill is the dignity of the rich

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 17:21

What is the job of the government? This is a broad question which has a broader answer: Welfare. Welfare of whom? Its citizens.

Food security bill will not provide to each poor: Buddhadeb

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 20:03

Criticising the UPA government for not bringing in a full proof Food Security Bill, CPI(M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday said the bill would not provide food to each and every poor of the country.

Food Security: 5 questions that Sonia Gandhi should answer

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 14:15

There are several dangers associated with implementation of the Food Security Scheme.

Food Security Bill a `half-hearted` attempt by UPA govt: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 08:10

After the Rajya Sabha gave its nod to the Food Security Bill, the BJP attacked the government, saying it has made a "half-hearted" attempt.

Food security bill: Salient features

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 00:37

The National Food Security Bill, 2013 passed by the parliament on late Monday gives right to subsidised food grain to 67 percent of India`s 1.2 billion people.