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Right to Food to have gigantic impact,should be universal: Prez

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 19:30

Noting that the food security scheme would have a "gigantic impact" on the society, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday hoped that Right to Food will be universal in coming years.

Right to Food act in Jharkhand soon?

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 14:18

Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said his government was seriously considering to bring in a `Right to food act` soon.

Stiglitz praises India's right to food proposal

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 22:44

Noble laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz on Thursday praised India's right to food plans and said such an initiative is still not part of discourse in the US.

Pass Right to Food Act, says Swaminathan

Last Updated: Sunday, November 27, 2011, 20:52

MS Swaminathan, the mentor of India's Green Revolution, Sunday called for an early passage of the Right to Food Act, saying it would be the "brightest jewel in the nation's crown".

Govt may give both BPL & APL families legal right to food

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 16:37

The government is likely to give a legal right to food to both priority and general categories of the population under the proposed National Food Security Act, as suggested by the Sonia Gandhi-led NAC.

Govt planning Right to Food bill with next gen in mind: PC

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 00:05

The UPA government was working on a bill on Right to Food in keeping with the plan of PM Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, who were keen to ameliorate the lot of the poor and the have-nots, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said.

Right to Food act to be brought out soon: PC

Last Updated: Sunday, April 18, 2010, 16:07

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that the Centre would soon come out with a comprehensive Right to Food Act.