Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:45
A woman ration dealer, accused of
committing irregularities in distribution of items, was burnt to death allegedly by four men near Rambha village in Ganjam district, police said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 17:36
The eldest woman in households in Punjab will now be considered the head of family in the new ration cards, a spokesman for the food and supplies department said.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 20:18
Cracking the whip on bogus ration card holders, the Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government to stop supply of food grains and other commodities to them.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:10
The state government plans to make the city kerosene-free by facilitating below poverty line (BPL) ration cardholders avail the subsidy through direct benefit transfer scheme.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 16:47
A top civic officer from Janjgir- Champa district of Chhattisgarh has been suspended for allegedly demanding bribe for issuing ration cards.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 19:30
Karnataka Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Dinesh Gundurao informed the Assembly today steps would be taken to issue ration cards to new applicants in three months.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 18:07
Claiming that the proposed Food Security scheme in its present form would deny food grains to around 40 crore people, All India Ration Dealers Association on Thursday announced a series of protests.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 14:08
Bogus ration cards, a fact which has been acknowledged by Goa`s civil supplies ministry, are being used to acquire Aadhar cards in the state, a civil society group claimed on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 20:35
Haryana has the dubious distinction of having the worst male-female ratio among all states while Kerala fares the best.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 21:32
The West Bengal government is going to start SMS alerts to bring transparency in the rationing system, said Food Minister Jyotipriya Mallick.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:17
The Punjab government has achieved 96 per cent computerisation of ration cards and is all set to touch the 100 mark in next three months, an official spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 23:32
The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that though ration cards could be linked with the newly introduced Aadhar cards, it was not possible to appoint a nodal agency to supervise the verification process.
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