`New applications for ration cards to be disposed by July 31`

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.

CMO suspended for demanding bribe to issue ration cards

A top civic officer from Janjgir- Champa district of Chhattisgarh has been suspended for allegedly demanding bribe for issuing ration cards.

Punjab set to achieve 100 pc computerisation of ration cards

The Punjab government has achieved 96 per cent computerisation of ration cards and is all set to touch the 100 mark in next three months, an official spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Ration cards can be linked with Aadhar cards: Maha to HC

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that though ration cards could be linked with the newly introduced Aadhar cards, it was not possible to appoint a nodal agency to supervise the verification process.

Clerk arrested for issuing bogus ration cards

Police have
arrested a junior clerk with the Yavatmal tehsil office on the
charge of issuing bogus ration cards to two Bangladeshi youths.

Kashmiri Pandits` body for identification of fake ration cards

A body of Kashmiri Pandits on Friday
claimed that there were large number of fake relief category
ration cards which needed to be identified.

Illegal ration cards, LPG connections detected

Karnataka government has uncovered
more than 18 lakh bogus ration cards in urban areas and 32.32
lakh illegal domestic LPG connections in the state, according
to Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shobha Karandlaje.

Issue ration, voter IDs to sex workers: SC to govt

The court has directed the Centre and states to consider the idea of providing cards to sex workers without insisting on strict verification.

HC seeks speedy inquiry, action in bogus ration cards case

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked
the state government to ensure that inquiry into bogus ration
cards scam is completed soon and action is taken against the
errant officers.

PIL seeks to stop ration card verification drive

The Orissa High Court has refused to grant stay to the ongoing verification of ration cards in the state, as prayed by a petitioner, but posted the hearing on the ration card issue to next Tuesday.

1.78 cr bogus ration cards cancelled in last 4 yrs

As many as 1.78 crore bogus
ration cards were cancelled in last four years across the
country to ensure supply of subsidised foodgrains to the
genuine beneficiaries, a government official has said.

Around 1.5 lakh ration cards cancelled in Chhattisgarh

Following the distribution of foodgrains at lower rates to poor people, the Chhattisgarh government has cancelled around 1.5 lakh ration cards in some of the districts in the state, official sources said Monday.

Nearly 51 lakh bogus ration cards deleted

Nearly 51 lakh bogus ration cards
were deleted from the list of beneficiaries of subsidised
foodgrains by state governments during 2008 and 2009,
Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

HP Govt: 7,514 fake ration cards detected, cancelled

As many as 7,514 "fake" ration cards under Public Distribution System (PDS) have been detected in Himachal Pradesh in about two years, Food and
Civil Supplies Minister Ramesh Dhawala told the state Assembly today.

1,200 Tibetan refugee families to get ration cards

Acceding to a long
pending demand of Tibetan refugees, Karnataka Government has
decided to provide ration cards to 1,200 families residing in
Mundgod Taluk in Uttara Kannada District, official sources
said.