Cabinet may approve changes on Wednesday to the food bill

The Cabinet is likely to grant approval on Wednesday for certain amendments that had been made to the National Food Security Bill.

Food security bill: Salient features

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.

Rajya Sabha passes National Food Security Bill by voice vote

Parliament on Monday passed the National Food Security Bill, which aims to provide cheap food grain to two-thirds of India`s 1.2 billion population with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod after an almost 10-hour-long debate.

Parrikar worried of "leakages" in food bill implementation

Manohar Parrikar said that his biggest worry is the "leakages" that might happen during the implementation of National Food Security Bill.

Centre`s interest in food security only for votes: Modi

A day before Union Cabinet is slated to consider an ordinance to implement Food Security Bill, Modi accused Centre of caring only about votes.

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 Bill is passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Dinesh Trivedi criticises provisions of National Food Security Bill

Trinamool Congress member Dinesh
Trivedi criticised provisions of National Food Security Bill and suggested certain amendments to provide food to poor, needy and help make legislation "progressive".

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 seeks to ensure access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people.

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/kg wheat and Rs 1 per kg millet.

NAC approves draft National Food Security Bill

Sonia Gandhi-led National
Advisory Council (NAC) on Wednesday approved the draft National Food
Security Bill, 2011 which aims to make provision of food
support to people facing hunger a duty of the state.

Pawar advocates GM crops for meeting food security plans

Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday advocated introduction of genetically modified (GM) food crops to meet the foodgrains requirement
under the proposed National Food Security bill.