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Omar non-committal on fresh deadline for food law in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:29

Omar Abdullah was non-committal today on giving any deadline for implementing the Food Security Act as the new law will not include the entire poor people in the state who are at present covered under the current PDS mechanism.

All-party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:26

Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly, an all-party meeting has been called to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House.

`New applications for ration cards to be disposed by July 31`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:45

Bihar government on Thursday said all new applications for ration cards will be disposed of by July 31 to clear decks for providing food-grains to all eligible beneficiaries in Bihar under the Food Security Act.

WTO: India says no to TFA without solving food security issue

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:24

Deeply concerned over slow progress in finding a permanent solution to the food security issue, India in a stern message to WTO members said it would not be possible to agree on trade facilitation pact which is dear to the developed world.

PM takes stock of rising prices, asks states to take measures

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:38

The Centre has also called a meeting of state food and consumer affairs ministers to discuss measures to contain inflation, that rose to 6.01 percent in May.

Mamata flays Centre over food security act

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:37

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.

Paswan asks Bengal to implement Food Security Act in 3 months

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 23:36

While the deadline for implementing the National Food Security Act was July 4, the food ministry Thursday announced its decision to extend the deadline by three months.

Confusion following change at Centre delayed food scheme in UP: Minister

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:31

The Uttar Pradesh government said Food Security Act could not be implemented in the state yet due to confusion in the department arising from the formation of a new government at the Centre.

Govt pushes back rollout of Food Security Act by 3 months

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 21:12

"The deadline for implementation of National Food Security Act expires on July 4. The government has decided to extend the deadline by three months," Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said.

National Food Security Act gets 3 months' extension

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:49

Presently, only 5 states have implemented the Food Security Act and 6 states have implemented the Act partially.

National Food Security Act implementation may be delayed by a year

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:10

Implementation of the National Food Security Act, which was scheduled to be done from July 05 this year, may be further delayed by a year.

PM holds meet on food security, inflation

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 11:31

In line with the Centre's promise to work in close coordination with state governments, Modi has set July 5 set as deadline for states to identify beneficiaries.