Let the Bill come to the House and then can be debated. First let the bill come and everyone read before this discussion. Don't make speeches without actually reading the law on Land Acquisition Ordinance, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Boasting of more than 300 local rice varieties that have withstood varying weather conditions over the ages, Bhutan is relying on its seed bank - a conserve of seeds and other genetic resources of indigenous plants - to tackle food security issues arising out of climate change.
Humanity is at an evolutionary paradox -- neither able to keep pace with man-made changes to the environment nor able to control constantly evolving pests and diseases, a leading paedetrician and scientist of New Zealand said Friday.
Blaming the Centre for the non-implementation of the Food Security Act in West Bengal so far, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the union government has failed to put in place a proper law and decide on the funding for the scheme.
As a part of its protests against the non-implementation of food security scheme by the Uttar Pradesh government, the Congress would put a lock on the gates of the Varanasi district magistrate`s office on December 26.
India Sunday gave a clear signal that it will be firm on the core agenda of food security while pursuing a constructive dialogue at the ministerial conference of World Trade Organization (WTO) at Bali Dec 3-6.
Water, land and modern technology should be used judiciously to maintain sustainable agriculture and achieve food security for the country`s constantly growing population in years to come, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar said here Tuesday.
Increasing crop productivity and production with efficient use of scarce resources are the only long-term solutions to ensure food and nutritional security of the country, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Thursday.
Gujarat Congress today rapped Chief Minister Narendra Modi for writing directly to the Prime Minister over the Food Security Bill but not responding when the Centre had sought the views of the Chief Ministers on the issue earlier.