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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Sushil Kumar Modi wants centre to bear food security bill cost
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday urged the centre to foot the entire cost fo...
Congress shedding crocodile tears on Food Bill: BJP
Hitting back at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for accusing the opposition of working against the poor...
Rahul slams opposition for `stalling` Food Bill
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the opposition parties for st...
Food Security Bill, a `half-hearted` attempt: BJP
BJP on Friday made clear its reservation over the Food Security Bill being keenly pushed by the gove...
Congress top brass discusses way ahead on Food Security Bill
Congress top brass, including PM Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, on Friday deliberated on the way a...
BJP hits back at Rahul`s charge on Food Security Bill
BJP on Friday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that Opposition is responsible for failure to...
Sad that BJP is opposing Food Bill: Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi said he was "very sad" that BJP and other Opposition parties had "created hindrance for...
All options open on ordinances on food security, land acquisition: Govt
Amid talk that Ordinances could be brought on Food Security and Land Acquisition Bills, government ...
Karnataka gave the country a direction to "expose" BJP: Manish Tewari
Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said Karnataka assembly polls results has given ...
UPA committed to food security bill: PM
Notwithstanding government`s failure to get the ambitious Food Security Bill passed in the Budget se...
Cong whip to its Lok Sabha members on Food Security Bill
Congress has issued a whip to its members in Lok Sabha to be present in the House on Wednesday.
Sonia Gandhi reaches out to Sushma Swaraj apparently for Food Bill passage
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who has been under attack from Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Su...
Karnataka poll result will decide who is corrupt: Govt
The government on Tuesday attacked BJP for stalling passage of key legislations, including the Food ...
After Amartya Sen’s backing, will Food Security Bill be passed?
The UPA government is expected to take all possible steps to ensure that the National Food Security ...
Amartya Sen backs food bill, blames Opposition for Parliament disruption
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen sought to blame opposition for disruption in Parliament, saying they were...
Dinesh Trivedi criticises provisions of National Food Security Bill
Trinamool Congress member Dinesh Trivedi criticised provisions of National Food Security Bill and s...
Government wants to push through Food Bill amid protests
Amid uproar over several scams, government on Monday sprang a surprise over the Opposition in the Lo...
Lok Sabha fails to pass National Food Security Bill
Lok Sabha on Thursday failed to pass because of din the much-hyped National Food Security Bill which...
Food, Land Bills on Lok Sabha agenda tomorrow
Despite BJP escalating confrontation in Parliament, government has listed two key bills, including t...
Reservations over some parts of Food Security Bill: BJP
The BJP favours passage of the Food Security Bill but wants that objections of some states that alre...
Govt likely to convene all-party meet on Food Security Bill
The National Food Security Bill gives the right to food to around 67 percent of India`s 1.2 billion ...
Food Security Bill to soon become reality: Tewari
The food security bill envisaging entitlement of foodgrains for 67 per cent of the population will s...
Cabinet defers decision on amendments to Food bill by a day
Cabinet on Monday deferred by a day a decision on bringing major amendments to the Food Security Bil...
Regularization of colonies, food security to figure in LG`s speech
Regularisation of unauthorised colonies and food security programme are likely to figure in Lt Gover...
Include pulses, cooking oil in Food Security Bill:
The HP government has urged upon the Centre to make provisions in the proposed Food Security Bill fo...
Food Security Bill replete with confusion, says TN
Tamil Nadu on Wednesday said the Central Bill on Food Security was replete with "confusion and inacc...
Centre should bear cost of Food Bill implementatio
With Food Security Bill expected to be come up in Parliament`s Budget session, Bihar Chief Minister ...
Chidambaram to hold budget consultations with Congress leaders
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will hold consultations with Congress leaders on February 14 amid exp...
Left Parties should focus on open-defecation: Amartya
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Sunday urged Left parties to fight for eradication of the practice of ...
Food Bill: Provide 5kg of foodgrains at cheap rates to 67% of population, says Parliamentary panel
A Parliamentary Committee on Thursday suggested monthly legal entitlement to 5 kg of foodgrains per ...
Chhattisgarh Assembly passes Food Security bill
Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly on Friday passed the Food Security Bill aimed at providing food an...
`Globalisation & climate change affecting food security`
Australian plant bio-security scientist Shashi Sharma today said globalisation and climate change ha...
Kerala to host India`s first biodiversity congress
The first ever National Biodiversity Congress will be hosted by the state capital December, K.P. Lal...
Govt should modify Food Security Act: Binayak Sen
Noted social activist Binayak Sen on Saturday sought modifications in the proposed Food Security Act...
Govt keen to push bills on food security, land acquisition: Salman Khurshid
Salman Khurshid indicated government`s keenness to push bills on food security and land acquisition.
CPIM demands universal PDS to ensure food security for all
Led by party`s regional secretary Sham Prasad Kesar, a large number of party workers participated in...
Food security: Dikshit for cash transfer option to BPL families
Delhi Government on Thursday sought an option of direct cash transfer to BPL families instead of foo...
States allocated Rs 1,800 cr under NFSM
The Centre has allocated over Rs 1,800 crore to states under the National Food Security Mission (NFS...
CPI(M) demands food security for all citizens
CPI(M) held a protest rally here demanding a universal public distribution system to ensure food sec...
Left parties accuse govt of failing to ensure food security
Left parties criticised the government for its "unwillingness" to spend a meagre one per cent of GDP...
PM to discuss Food Bill changes for early rollout
They have recommended providing at least 25 kg of foodgrains at uniform rate of Rs 3/kg rice, Rs 2/k...
`India`s Food Bill can set example for rest of world`
proposed National Food Security Bill has the potential to become a benchmark for the rest of the wor...
Food Security Bill to be introduced in Par winter session
The proposed Food Security Bill, which guarantees food to poor, will be introduced in the Parliament...
Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative announces first round of awards
The US Department of State announced the eight institutional partnership projects below for the firs...
Left to campaign for Food Security Bill, universal PDS
Senior leader of CPI, Pradeep Tewari, said that the proposed Food Security Bill does not serve the p...
Formulate Food Security Bill after discussions: BJP
Sushma Swaraj hit out at the government for failing to provide adequate facilities for storage of gr...
`Food Bill not a political tool to win elections`
Once the bill is implemented, Thomas said, the government`s food spend is expected to rise to Rs 1.1...
Food Bill implementation by year-end: Govt
The government today said it plans to implement the National Food Security Bill by the end of this...
Scientists create salt-tolerant wheat
Salty soil may no longer come in the way of planting wheat but could actually improve its yield by 2...
Agri scientists urge govt to lift moratorium on Bt-brinjal
The government should remove all constraints in the research and development work of biotech crops a...
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