Mamata accuses Centre of stopping assistance for rice scheme

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

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.

SC stays HC nod for Kerala rice scheme

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

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

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

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.