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Puducherry govt rolls out free rice scheme

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 18:43

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Friday launched a scheme to provide 10 kg of rice free of cost every month to ration cardholders here and in Karaikal.

Karnataka cheap rice for poor scheme further delayed

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 22:06

Karnataka`s Congress government`s ambitious scheme to provide 30 kg rice per month to poor families at Re 1 a kg is expected to take off by July 10.

Mamata accuses Centre of stopping assistance for rice scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 18:04

Accusing the Centre of stopping assistance for the Rs 2 per kg rice scheme for the BPL in Junglemahal, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government will continue the scheme with its own resources.

Re 1 per kg rice scheme launched in Odisha

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 22:08

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched the Re 1 a kg rice scheme for the poor in Odisha from the backward and tribal-dominated Malkangiri district.

Thai rice scheme causes price uncertainty

Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 18:12

A populist policy aimed at boosting the incomes of Thai farmers has raised fears of global rice price turbulence, and experts say the kingdom could just be hurting itself.

SC stays HC nod for Kerala rice scheme

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 17:57

The Kerala HC had allowed the state govt to provide rice at Rs 2 per kg to all ration card holders.

EC moves SC against Kerala HC order on rice scheme

Last Updated: Monday, March 28, 2011, 20:50

The Election Commission on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Kerala High Court`s decision setting aside its order which restrained the state government from providing rice at Rs 2 per kg to all ration card holders.

Achuthanandan welcomes High court order on rice scheme

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 21:40

Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan welcomed the high court order to set aside the Eelection Commission decision to restrain the state government from extending rice at Rs.2 per kg to fresh beneficiaries.

Kerala HC sets aside EC order on rice scheme

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 21:37

In a relief to CPI(M)-led LDF, the High Court set aside the Election Commission order restraining it from extending the scheme to distribute rice at Rs 2 per kg to fresh beneficiaries.