Mamata Banerjee visits Amlasole village; first by a CM in 10 years

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today visited West Midnapore district`s Amlasole village, which had hit headlines in 2004 for starvation deaths during Left Front rule, and said no one will be allowed to die from hunger.

SC panel takes cognisance of starvation deaths

The Supreme Court Commissioners (SCC) on the Right to Food have taken cognisance
of alleged starvation deaths in Bhuvan Valley tea garden in Assam`s Cachar district.

WB rules out starvation deaths in tea garden

Denying charges by the Opposition,
the West Bengal govt ruled out any starvation deaths at a closed tea garden of north Bengal`s Dooars region.

There can`t be two Indias: SC on starvation deaths

Expressing concern over starvation deaths, SC said India cannot be divided between elite and poor.

No starvation deaths confirmed in Orissa in past 11 yrs: Govt

Orissa government claimed that no starvation deaths were confirmed in the state denying reports that 461 such deaths took place in past 11 years.

100 starvation deaths in Bihar in three years

At least 100 people have died of hunger in the past three years in Bihar, asserts a Supreme Court-appointed official after extensive surveys. But the state government has trashed the claim.

Bihar CM orders probe into starvation deaths

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday ordered an investigation into the reports suggesting that people died of starvation in Sitamarhi and Gaya districts.

4,800 starvation deaths in India in last 4 years: Naqvi

Blaming the UPA government for steep price rise of the essential commodities, BJP vice president Mukthar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said 4,800 deaths have taken place in the country due to starvation in the last four years.