KV Thomas urges Centre to give ration to fishermen hit by ban

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Tuesday urged the Centre to provide free ration to fishermen affected by the ban imposed on fishing by mechanised boats for the months of June and July.

40 bags of ration seized, two held in Samba

Police have arrested two persons and seized forty bags of government ration from Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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).

Promptly restore essential services: CPI(M) to J&K govt

The CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded the J&K government to ensure immediate restoration of essential services which have been badly hit due to recent snowfall in the Valley.

CPI(M) demands continuation of free rice supply

The CPI(M) on Wednesday criticised decision of the government to disburse Rs 300 instead of 10 kg free rice through nationalised banks to each of the families discontinuing the distribution of rice through ration shops.

West Bengal to start digitised ration procurement

The West Bengal government is planning to introduce a system whereby people with digitised ration cards can obtain foodgrain from any public distribution system outlet in the state, an official said.

SMS alerts for ration shops

The West Bengal government is going to start SMS alerts to bring transparency in the rationing system, said Food Minister Jyotipriya Mallick.

IAF to conduct ration sorties in flood-hit Anjaw

Indian Air Force will conduct 32 ration sorties to flood-ravaged Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, which has been cut off for from the rest of the state for the past several weeks.