Paswan not happy with cleanliness status in Food Ministry

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who made a surprise visit to various areas of his ministry on Wednesday, expressed unhappiness over status of cleanliness in some rooms, loose wires hanging in corridors and poor upkeep of library books.

Paswan seeks ban on onion exports before allowing imports

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has suggested to the Commerce Ministry to first impose a ban on onion exports before allowing imports from other countries to boost domestic supply and check prices.

Food ministry employee acquitted in 22-year-old case

A man, who was employed as a cashier in the Ministry of Food, was acquitted by a Delhi court of the charge of criminal breach of trust in a 22-year- old case of misappropriation of over Rs 1.4 lakh.

Govt employee, wife found dead at home in Delhi

A Central government employee and his wife were found dead at their home in central Delhi.

Tardy progress in building foodgrains storage in 6 states

The performance of six states including Haryana, UP, Bihar and West Bengal has been unsatisfactory in construction of godowns for foodgrains storage through private participation, the Food Ministry has informed the PMO.

Food Ministry to discuss food wastage at weddings

The Food Ministry is scheduled to hold a meeting tomorrow to discuss steps for reducing food wastage at weddings and social gatherings.