Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:47
The Opposition Congress on staged a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Assembly today alleging irregularities in issuance of ration cards in the state.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:58
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Bihar government on Thursday said all new applications for ration cards will be disposed of by July 31 to clear decks for providing food-grains to all eligible beneficiaries in Bihar under the Food Security Act.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:30
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.
Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:04
The Bombay High Court today slammed Maharashtra government for not complying with its earlier orders on the issue of bogus ration cards and warned that it was giving one more chance to the state to follow directives or face contempt action.
Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 23:43
Karnataka government will enact a new legislation to punish bogus ration card holders, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundurao said.
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.
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