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Jharkhand starvation death: Ration-Aadhaar cards weren't linked due to PSU staff's negligence, says CM Raghubar Das

Jharkhand starvation death: Ration-Aadhaar cards weren't linked due to PSU staff's negligence, says CM Raghubar Das

Citing that the girl was suffering from Malaria, he said, "There are more children in that family if there was no food how did they survive?"

Oct 23, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Jharkhand starvation death: UIDAI says Aadhaar not needed for ration under PDS

Jharkhand starvation death: UIDAI says Aadhaar not needed for ration under PDS

The Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday said that nobody can be denied rations under Public Distribution System (PDS) for lack of Aadhaar card.

Oct 19, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Government to make "Aadhar" compulsory to get ration from PDS shops

Government to make "Aadhar" compulsory to get ration from PDS shops. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 09, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Now, Aadhaar is mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

Now, Aadhaar is mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

The government on Thursday made the Aadhaar card compulsory for all those receiving subsidised foodgrains from public distribution system (PDS) shops.

Feb 09, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Applying for a ration card in Delhi? Here's how you can do it

Applying for a ration card in Delhi? Here's how you can do it

Here's how an Above Poverty Line (APL) card can be obtained in Delhi.

Dec 17, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
Nobody should be at disadvantageous position for want of Aadhar: SC

Nobody should be at disadvantageous position for want of Aadhar: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of Centre's plea that Aadhar cards be allowed to be used "voluntarily" for welfare programmes other than PDS and LPG schemes and asked whether it can assure that nobody would be at a "disadvantageous" position for want of Aadhar.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

MP: Dalit woman sarpanch alleges threat by PDS shop owner

A Dalit woman sarpanch of a village here has alleged that the proprietor of a fair price shop and his aides threatened to kill her and also insulted and tried to intimidate her for passing a resolution against malpractices at the PDS outlet.

Aug 27, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Chhattisgarh PDS scam: Approach HC, SC tells petitioners

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked petitioners seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the public distribution system (PDS) scam in Chhattisgarh to approach the high court as it was in a better position to address the issue.

Aug 12, 2015, 20:58 PM IST
Supreme Court judgement on Aadhar card: Five important things you should know

Supreme Court judgement on Aadhar card: Five important things you should know

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for the citizens.

Aug 11, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Govt readies blueprint to control inflation

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday emphasised that there was a need for coordinated action by the Central Government and the States to contain price

Jul 07, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Ration shops in Mumbai to be linked with biometric system

The Maharashtra government has decided to link all ration shops in Mumbai and suburban Thane district with a biometric system by November with a view to check irregularities in the public distribution system (PDS).

Apr 18, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Digital ration cards to be distributed in Lucknow

In a major initiative towards digitising the public distribution system (PDS) in the state, 1,500 digital ration cards will be distributed in the state capital on Wednesday, officials said.

Apr 08, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

J&K govt to invest Rs 74 crore to modernise PDS, control pilferage

The Jammu and Kashmir government is working on a multi-pronged modernisation strategy, including an investment of Rs 74 crore and installation of GPS trackers in vehicles carrying food grains, to "ensure transparency and accountability" in the Public Distribution System (PDS) and control pilferage.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Odisha opposes Centre's cash plan under PDS

 Odisha has opposed the central government`s proposal for providing money to the beneficiaries instead of rice and wheat under the Public Distribution System (PDS), said an official on Saturday.

Mar 14, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

PDS kerosene, LPG subsidy scheme extended till March 2015

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved extension of the PDS Kerosene and Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme and Freight Subsidy (for far-flung areas) Scheme for a further period of one year.

Mar 04, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Reject Shanta Kumar panel recommendations: Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Centre to reject the recommendations of Shanta Kumar Committee on restructuring of the Food Corporation of India, claiming they would lead to closure of the Public Distribution System (PDS).

Jan 24, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

BJP woos JJ colony voters; accuses Congress, AAP of smear campaign

Promising in-situ rehabilitation, access to water, sanitation and PDS facilities, state BJP on Monday sought to woo voters residing in jhuggi-jhopri and slums here, ahead of the Delhi polls, even as it accused the Congress and AAP of indulging in "smear campaign" against it.

Jan 06, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Centre warns 25 States/UTs to implement food law by April

The food law, passed by Parliament in September last year, has so far been rolled out only in 11 states and Union Territories. Remaining 25 states/UTs have not yet implemented the scheme.

Dec 10, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

Revenue losses on LPG, kerosene shrink by 21%

Losses on sale of subsidised LPG and kerosene have dropped by 21 percent to Rs 148 crore per day as international oil rates hit a five-year low.

Dec 01, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Food Security Mission not to benefit Mizoram: Minister

Though Mizoram government was preparing to implement the National Food Security Mission, it would not be a good scheme for the people, State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister John Rotluangliana on Friday said.

Nov 21, 2014, 15:45 PM IST